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Old 02-12-12, 10:58 PM
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I took the nephews to see The Phantom Menace today (I know it's a terrible film, but they love it), and it was interesting how after thirteen years of seeing their careers grow, it's much easier to see when it's Keira Knightley and when it's Natalie Portman as the queen. For instance, when R2D2 is commended for saving the ship shields, Keira as the Queen gives her very distinctive smile.
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Old 02-13-12, 12:31 PM
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Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise two of my favorite actors
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Old 07-07-12, 03:56 PM
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the douchebag Steve from Dawn of the Dead is Phil Dunphy from Modern Family


I knew that one but I just noticed Ty Burrell in Evolution.
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Old 07-07-12, 08:30 PM
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I re-watched Public Enemies recently and was stunned to see so many familiar faces (and even more stunned that I missed several of these back when I saw it in theaters):

David Wenham
Stephen Dorff
Channing Tatum
Carey Mulligan
Giovanni Ribisi
Stephen Graham (I love him as Al Capone on Boardwalk Empire)
Leelee Sobieski

Possibly more that I'm forgetting.
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Old 07-07-12, 08:41 PM
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Sam Rockwell in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
This was the most recent for me when I watched this with the kid a few weeks ago.
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Old 07-07-12, 08:42 PM
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This sounds really pathetic, but I never noticed that he was on TNG. I think there was only one story that even remotely involved him - when his wife got shrunken down to a kid - but I never watched it because I fell asleep after the first 10 minutes and every review i've read trashed the episode. So when I started watching DS9, I had no clue why the fuck they kept referencing the Enterprise. I thought they just established him as being on TNG without ever showing him.
There lots of stories that involved him. There was the one where Barclay was afraid of the transporter. There was one where an alien possessed his body and made him try to take over the Enterprise.
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Old 07-07-12, 08:51 PM
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There lots of stories that involved him. There was the one where Barclay was afraid of the transporter. There was one where an alien possessed his body and made him try to take over the Enterprise.
Yeah, other than the main cast, he probably had the most screen time.
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Old 07-07-12, 08:58 PM
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had Pulp Fiction on, and noticed Kathy Griffin in the scene after Marcellious gets hit by the car "that guy was a drunken maniac"
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I was actually about to resurrect this thread myself.

I was preparing for The Dark Knight Rises this weekend by rewatching Nolan's first two Batman flicks when I noticed that the blonde kid that plays Joffery on Game of Thrones also plays the little boy who talks to Batman as he's scaling the side of a building and then later in the movie is rescued by Rachel when the gas is released in the streets of Gotham in Batman Begins.
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Jane Lynch in The Fugitive.
Wow, just watched that part of the movie again a month ago and never realized that was her.
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Old 07-09-12, 02:58 AM
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I'm watching The Great Outdoors (1988), which I remember viewing several times back when it first hit cable. But I haven't seen it in ~20 years. So I'm watching now and thinking, "That actress playing the wife of Dan Akroyd's character looks really familiar." It took me a few minutes to realize who it was and even then I wasn't sure until I confirmed it via IMDB. Annette Bening, in her first feature film:
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I just recently rewatched the Traci Lords classic Not Of This Earth (1988) & recognized the motorcycle cop as one of the regulars on World's Dumbest..., Roger Lodge.
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Old 07-09-12, 11:59 PM
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I just watched Jurassic Park for the first time in awhile. I never recognized B.D. Wong (of Oz, Law & Order, and Awake fame) before.


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the douchebag Steve from Dawn of the Dead is Phil Dunphy from Modern Family
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I knew that one but I just noticed Ty Burrell in Evolution.
Funny... I avoided watching Modern Family specifically because I hated him so much in the Dawn of the Dead remake. I finally caught a few episodes on a plane a few months ago, and now it's on my list of shows that I NEED to catch up on. I identify with his character sometimes.
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Old 07-10-12, 12:29 AM
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John Ratzenberger in The Empire Strikes Back
and Superman




Then there's this guy...


Back to the Future II

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Another Modern Family one, the publicist in Happy Gilmore (think of a happy place) is Julie Bowen who's Clarie Dunphy
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Old 07-12-12, 10:49 AM
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Julie Delpy plays the airline ticket agent in Paris in Home Alone. I noticed that watching it last night on Encore.
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/\ That was Hope Davis

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Old 09-22-12, 07:08 PM
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Felt like giving Clockwork Orange a look last night

Steven Berkoff!!!

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Old 09-22-12, 10:23 PM
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I just now noticed Bryan Cranston in Saving Private Ryan. And I always seem to forget Cuba Gooding in Coming to America.
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Old 09-22-12, 10:51 PM
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Stephen Tobolowsky in Spaceballs.



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Old 06-30-13, 03:06 PM
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Donald Trump in Home Alone 2. As a kid in the 90s, I didn't know who Donald Trump was.
Neither did I, and to this day, I just know he's some kind of corporate titan. I couldn't tell you anything about his business, though.
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Old 07-01-13, 12:31 AM
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Back to Colm Meaney...I noticed him while watching 'Dick Tracy' a few months back playing a cop.

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Old 04-18-15, 03:13 PM
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I'm looking at Taxi Driver on El Rey right now.

I never knew that was Joe Spinell at the beginning.
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Old 04-18-15, 05:02 PM
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Apparently Cary Elwes was in Superman III.
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Back to Colm Meaney...I noticed him while watching 'Dick Tracy' a few months back playing a cop.

So true. As a kid, this motherfucker was everywhere for the things I watched. Good actor too. Dug his role in Layer Cake.
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