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Old 06-03-12, 01:41 PM
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Favorite minor characters?

We all have our favorite movie characters but I would think that they usually tend to be main characters. Either heroes or villains. But sometimes it's the small characters, the ones with only a little bit of screen time that help flavor a movie and give it that extra kick. The movie that got me thinking about this was True Romance. There's a load of characters that are in that movie that come in and make the movie truly focus on them for the minutes they're on. Floyd, Drexl, I forget Christopher Walken's and Dennis Hopper's character names. Even Gandolfini shows up and makes a quick strong and imposing presence. I have trouble thinking up of other movies with memorable minor characters. That's why I ask you...what's your favorite minor characters?
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

Robert Duvall in Apacolypse Now

Steve Zahn in Out of Sight
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The Hurt Locker w/
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Guy Pearce and Ralph Fiennes...I feel bad that my mere mention of it is a big spoiler. Love their scenes and well...more Pearce is good.
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

John Candy in Stripes
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The two agents, Whitney and Russ from Rush Hour. I'd like to see an actual investigation that they do as a team.
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Sydney Greenstreet's character in every movie he made.
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

Alec Baldwin

in Glengarry Glen Ross

Spoiler:
Kevin Spacey
in Se7en
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

Spoiler:
Sigourney Weaver
in Cabin In The Woods (if you click the spoiler and havent seen the movie, your fault
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

Clark Gregg as Coulson (The Avengers and most of the Marvel films before it) . *don't know if that's how you spell it.
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Virgil the Turk in The Godfather.
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R2D2 and Yoda.
Old 06-04-12, 11:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Why So Blu? View Post
Clark Gregg as Coulson (The Avengers and most of the Marvel films before it) . *don't know if that's how you spell it.
you spelled it right.
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I'd have to say The Goonies.
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

Originally Posted by inri222 View Post
Spoiler:
Kevin Spacey
in Se7en
I've never understood why people consider that a spoiler. How come it also isn't a spoiler to reveal
Spoiler:
R Lee Armey and Brad Pitt
are in it?

On topic, I wish they had given Albert Brooks a few clams during the making of Taxi Driver to shoot a movie about his character when he goes home from the campaign office.
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Brooke Shields in Pretty Baby...or am I getting the wrong meaning of minor?
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen View Post
I've never understood why people consider that a spoiler. How come it also isn't a spoiler to reveal
Spoiler:
R Lee Armey and Brad Pitt
are in it?

On topic, I wish they had given Albert Brooks a few clams during the making of Taxi Driver to shoot a movie about his character when he goes home from the campaign office.
because it is. Nobody knew shit about that character and then boom. It's him.

Pitt and Armey are general characters. They're in there, they matter, they've nothing to hide for. That guy though? Yeah. Mystery.
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Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
because it is. Nobody knew shit about that character and then boom. It's him.

Pitt and Armey are general characters. They're in there, they matter, they've nothing to hide for. That guy though? Yeah. Mystery.
It's not like the mutha fucka makes an appearance before the audience first sees him. He could be a sergeant for all the people know who haven't seen the movie.
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Originally Posted by Crocker Jarmen View Post
I've never understood why people consider that a spoiler.
For suspense purposes he requested not to be credited in the opening titles or in any advertising for the film.
His name appears in the closing credits
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You understand John Doe and Kevin Spacey are two different people? I don't see how knowing Kevin Spacey is in the movie (or that Kevin Spacey plays the killer) changes anything about the character and the movie, but whatever.
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

Originally Posted by Jules Winfield View Post
It's not like the mutha fucka makes an appearance before the audience first sees him. He could be a sergeant for all the people know who haven't seen the movie.
true but the answer is this:

Originally Posted by inri222 View Post
For suspense purposes he requested not to be credited in the opening titles or in any advertising for the film.
His name appears in the closing credits
And it works very well for those who haven't seen it.
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Originally Posted by inri222 View Post
For suspense purposes he requested not to be credited in the opening titles or in any advertising for the film.
His name appears in the closing credits
It's not even like Kevin Spacey was Kevin Spacey when that movie came out. What a fucking ego.
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Re: Favorite minor characters?

Originally Posted by Solid Snake PAC View Post
The Hurt Locker w/
Spoiler:
Guy Pearce and Ralph Fiennes...I feel bad that my mere mention of it is a big spoiler. Love their scenes and well...more Pearce is good.
Your "spoiler" was the name of the official thread in this very forum.
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Good god..you're right. Wow. lol.
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Originally Posted by Jaymole View Post
Brooke Shields in Pretty Baby...or am I getting the wrong meaning of minor?
Damn, you took my joke

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