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Best movie with complete unknowns?

I know they are out there, but for the life of me can't think of any...
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Unknowns when the film came out, or complete unknowns even now?
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Well, it just so happens that right now I'm seeing the cover art for City of God under "HD Reviews," and I think that's a great example.
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Off the top of my head, Bubble was really good.
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Originally Posted by Drexl
Well, it just so happens that right now I'm seeing the cover art for City of God under "HD Reviews," and I think that's a great example.
Good pick.
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Originally Posted by RoadToPerdition
Good pick.
If we are going to include Foreign films, then there are too many to name.
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Clerks?
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Dazed and Confused?
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Originally Posted by Jaymole
If we are going to include Foreign films, then there are too many to name.
Yes, that is true. City of God is still a great movie.
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

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That one came to mind, but I think Milla Jovovich was somewhat known as a model at that point, and she had been in a few films.
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

400 Blows...possibly? I'm not sure about the rest of the cast.
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Wasn't there some newer-ish movie with unknowns?
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
Wasn't there some newer-ish movie with unknowns?
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Paranormal Activity series
The Descent
Cloverfield
Porky's
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Originally Posted by gp1086
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
Paranormal Activity series
The Descent
Cloverfield
Porky's
I would take this as a joke, but four of the five are valid answers.
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Originally Posted by mndtrp
I would take this as a joke, but four of the five are valid answers.
Threw in a wildcard. Thought it would be best if I put it first.
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

Laws of Gravity - Edie Falco is a big name now, Peter Greene & Paul Schulze are somewhat famous, and Adam Trese is a semi-familiar face. Twenty years ago, they were total unknowns.
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

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400 Blows...possibly? I'm not sure about the rest of the cast.
The lead is Jean-Pierre Leaud, who was unknown at the time, but has been a star ever since.

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'Balthazar' star Anne Wiazemsky also had a pretty good career after her famous debut. She made a number of films with Godard and Pasolini (co-starring with Leaud in several), as well as Garrel, Techine.
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Re: Best movie with complete unknowns?

George Washington
Eraserhead
Shadows
Kids
Gummo
Clerks
Slacker
Blair Witch Project
Freaks
Even Dwarfs Started Small
Heart of Glass
El Mariachi
Elephant
Metropolitan
Night of The Living Dead
Dawn of The Dead
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Evil Dead
Passion of Joan of Arc
Quiet City
Dance Party USA

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