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Old 04-15-18, 06:17 PM
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RIP R Lee Ermey

Complications of pneumonia. He was 74.

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Re: RIP R Lee Ermey

Damn.
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FMJ for the win.
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Complications of pneumonia.
I guess that was his major malfunction.
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By far the best part of the Texas Chainsaw remake (& Prequel)
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Re: RIP R Lee Ermey

Always been a fan of Full Metal Jacket, Loved his Cameo in The Frighteners and thought he was the perfect fit for the Janitors dad in Scrubs
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Re: RIP R Lee Ermey

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I guess that was his major malfunction.
Would make it difficult to suck a golf ball through a garden hose.

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Re: RIP R Lee Ermey

Damn! He definitely gave a legendary performance in FMJ.

Looking over his filmography I was surprised to see so much voiceover work and a few incredited performances in some good movies.
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He's great as the leader of Michael Caine's henchmen in ON DEADLY GROUND (1994), a good adversary for Seagal.
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By far the best part of the Texas Chainsaw remake (& Prequel)
His part in those films are honestly some of the most unsettling horror scenes ever in my opinion. Just such an intensity and creepiness to that character. Also obviously we all know him for Full Metal Jacket which is a classic performance. RIP.
Old 04-15-18, 07:14 PM
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Hard to believe he was only in his early 40s when he was in FMJ.
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Damn.

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And 74? Thought for sure he was in his 80s.
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Should have gotten a best supporting actor Oscar nom for his performance in Full Metal Jacket. I am sure they nominated shit that year instead. I would look it up but it would probably just piss me off.
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Should have gotten a best supporting actor Oscar nom for his performance in Full Metal Jacket. I am sure they nominated shit that year instead. I would look it up but it would probably just piss me off.
Checked for the hell of it, Sean Connery won for the Untouchables. nominated that year were Albert Brooks for Broadcast News, Denzel for Cry Freedom, Morgan Freeman for Street Smart & Vincent Gardinia for Moonstruck
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Should have gotten a best supporting actor Oscar nom for his performance in Full Metal Jacket. I am sure they nominated shit that year instead. I would look it up but it would probably just piss me off.
Best Supporting Actor
Sean Connery The Untouchables as Jim Malone - Winner
Albert Brooks Broadcast News as Aaron Altman
Morgan Freeman Street Smart as Leo "Fast Black" Smalls, Jr.
Vincent Gardenia Moonstruck as Cosmo Castorini
Denzel Washington Cry Freedom as Steve Biko
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Ah, the year Connery got his award for being old.

My dad went through Marine boot camp during Vietnam and said Ermey's performance was how his drill instructors were. Said everything up until Private Pyle kills him was how it was. He never would have been able to shoot the rifle because he wouldn't have had access to the firing pin.
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Hell, I like you. You can come over to my house and fuck my sister.
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RIP A fine actor.
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Outstanding R. Lee! Semper Fi.
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You are the lowest form of life on Earth. You are not even human fucking beings.
You are nothing but unorganized grabastic pieces of amphibian shit.
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Re: RIP R Lee Ermey

His role in FMJ is the stuff of legend, and as a horror nut I thought he was great in the TCM remake and prequel.

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RIP. Memorable performances.
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His FMJ performance is one of the best in history.
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Rest easy Sarge. I hope someone had the goddamn common courtesy to give you that reach around.

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