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Old 12-26-18, 12:40 PM
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studed casts

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
Regarding City of Angels:

Nic Cage and Meg Ryan were absolutely stars back in the 1990s

Also, Andre Braugher and Dennis Franz were leads of 2 major network TV series back in the 1990s. So yeah they were absolutely stars and not just "recognizable" actors.


I'll accept that Colm Feore isn't a star.
Obviously, everybody has a different theory on this. Personally, when we're talking "star-studded", I tend to think of names above the title or featured just below the title, actors presented by name in the trailer (and not just in the general credit block). Basically, actors used to sell the film. Again, it's just my measure. I have no idea how this applies to "City of Angels".
And Colm Feore is a star in Canada.
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Average Rating: 4.8/10
Reviews Counted: 181
Fresh: 48
Rotten: 133

Critics Consensus: Despite its powerhouse cast, Lions for Lambs feels like a disjointed series of lectures, rather than a sharp narrative, and ends up falling flat.
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studed casts

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post


Nic Cage
Meg Ryan
Dennis Franz
Andre Braugher


Boring and very forgettable romantic drama. Nic Cage and Meg Ryan had zero chemistry.

One reason why this movie had some popularity in the late 90's was because the soundtrack had that Goo Goo Dolls song.
I am not a big fan of romance movies but this was not that bad and I have not liked anything with Cage since 2009.


It also had this song which was quite popular back then


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Here's one I bet no one remembers.

Starring Beau Bridges, Tess Harper, Keither Carradine, Judge Reinhold, and Beverly D'Angelo. I remember it being a fun comedy, but now you can't watch it anywhere.

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Just saw "Pushing Tin". Ugggh. What a dreck of a film.
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Originally Posted by dvdjunkie32 View Post
Here's one I bet no one remembers.

Starring Beau Bridges, Tess Harper, Keither Carradine, Judge Reinhold, and Beverly D'Angelo.
It might be better remembered if they actually had a star in the cast.
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Murder on the Orient Express is a great pick.

Can't believe they are making a sequel to it.
$350M gross on a $55 budget, that's why.
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Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
I am not a big fan of romance movies but this was not that bad and I have not liked anything with Cage since 2009.


It also had this song which was quite popular back then


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvgi7P97lu0
It was an LA spin on the German film Wings of Desire. As an adaptation of that great film it was a disaster, but it did have a lot of great LA scenery and a great soundtrack.
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Directed by Robert Altman and with a who's who of European and an American cinema
Anouk Aime
Marcello Mastroianni
Sophia Loren
Kim Basinger
Stephen Rea
Lauren Bacall
Julia Roberts
Tim Robbins
Lili Taylor
Sally Kellerman
Tracey Ullman
Linda Hunt
Rupert Everett
Forest Whitaker
Richard E. Grant


The only reason I remember this movie is because it had this hit by Ini Kamoze as part of the soundtrack

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Ben Affleck as Bartender
Casey Affleck as Tom
Caleb Carr as Cynical Bar Patron
Dave Chappelle as Disco Cabbie
Elvis Costello as Himself
Guillermo Daz as Dave
Angela Featherstone as Caitlyn
Janeane Garofalo as Ellie
Gaby Hoffmann as Stephie
Kate Hudson as Cindy
Catherine Kellner as Hillary
Courtney Love as Lucy
Brian McCardie as Eric
Jay Mohr as Jack
Nicole Ari Parker as Bridget
Martha Plimpton as Monica
Christina Ricci as Val
Paul Rudd as Kevin
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studded casts

Originally Posted by Red Hood View Post


Ben Affleck as Bartender
Casey Affleck as Tom
Caleb Carr as Cynical Bar Patron
Dave Chappelle as Disco Cabbie
Elvis Costello as Himself
Guillermo Daz as Dave
Angela Featherstone as Caitlyn
Janeane Garofalo as Ellie
Gaby Hoffmann as Stephie
Kate Hudson as Cindy
Catherine Kellner as Hillary
Courtney Love as Lucy
Brian McCardie as Eric
Jay Mohr as Jack
Nicole Ari Parker as Bridget
Martha Plimpton as Monica
Christina Ricci as Val
Paul Rudd as Kevin
Poor Dave Chappelle. Making this movie was probably what pushed him over the edge back when he just walked away from everything. The others listed seem perfectly happy wallowing in this kind of manure.
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studed casts

Originally Posted by Red Hood View Post


Directed by Robert Altman and with a who's who of European and an American cinema
Anouk Aime
Marcello Mastroianni
Sophia Loren
Kim Basinger
Stephen Rea
Lauren Bacall
Julia Roberts
Tim Robbins
Lili Taylor
Sally Kellerman
Tracey Ullman
Linda Hunt
Rupert Everett
Forest Whitaker
Richard E. Grant


The only reason I remember this movie is because it had this hit by Ini Kamoze as part of the soundtrack

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/15UffN8eilI" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

wow, some Altman fan I am, I've never even heard of this.
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Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
wow, some Altman fan I am, I've never even heard of this.
Contains The greatest runway sequence ever made.

Edit-I just noticed that my previous Smiley-faced post in this thread also pertained to nudity. Let’s keep the train going!
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studded casts

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
Poor Dave Chappelle. Making this movie was probably what pushed him over the edge back when he just walked away from everything. The others listed seem perfectly happy wallowing in this kind of manure.
Old 12-28-18, 06:27 AM
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studed casts

Originally Posted by Red Hood View Post


Ben Affleck as Bartender
Casey Affleck as Tom
Caleb Carr as Cynical Bar Patron
Dave Chappelle as Disco Cabbie
Elvis Costello as Himself
Guillermo Daz as Dave
Angela Featherstone as Caitlyn
Janeane Garofalo as Ellie
Gaby Hoffmann as Stephie
Kate Hudson as Cindy
Catherine Kellner as Hillary
Courtney Love as Lucy
Brian McCardie as Eric
Jay Mohr as Jack
Nicole Ari Parker as Bridget
Martha Plimpton as Monica
Christina Ricci as Val
Paul Rudd as Kevin
Funny, besides Ben Affleck, Christina Ricci and maybe Courtney Love, most everyone in this that's a "star", is only as such retroactively.

Paul Rudd, Kate Hudson, Casey Affleck, Dave Chappelle and Gaby Hoffman were nobody when this came out.
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studded casts

Originally Posted by Ash Ketchum View Post
Poor Dave Chappelle. Making this movie was probably what pushed him over the edge back when he just walked away from everything. The others listed seem perfectly happy wallowing in this kind of manure.
It's not a masterpiece by any means, but I wouldn't call it manure. It's a fairly fun movie.
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Originally Posted by Hazel Motes View Post
wow, some Altman fan I am, I've never even heard of this.
It was originally pushed as Prt--Porter but went with the English title in 'murica!
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The only reason I remember this movie is because it had this hit by Ini Kamoze as part of the soundtrack
The only reason I remember it is because of the nude models at the end.
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studed casts

A lot of Altman's latter output would fit in this category.

Dr. T & the Women: Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern, Shelley Long, Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler

The Gingerbread Man: Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Berenger, Daryl Hannah, Robert Duvall, Famke Janssen


And Terence Malick too for that matter:

Song to Song: Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender, Rooney Mara, Natalie Portman, Cate Blanchett

Knight of Cups: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Natalie Portman, Brian Dennehy, Antonio Banderas

To the Wonder: Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams, Javier Bardem
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studed casts

Almost any movie that Nicholas Cage or Kevin Costner has been in in the past 15-20 years.
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studed casts

Originally Posted by JeffTheAlpaca View Post
I am not a big fan of romance movies but this was not that bad and I have not liked anything with Cage since 2009.


It also had this song which was quite popular back then


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvgi7P97lu0
Don't know if this one would be considered forgetable. I enjoyed this movie even though you could see the plot twist coming a mile away. But pretty much everything both the stars have done since would very likely be considered forgetable.
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Almost any movie that Nicholas Cage or Kevin Costner has been in in the past 15-20 years.
Almost every Nicolas Cage film in the last 15-20 years has had a star studded cast? What?
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Re: Forgettable movies with star studed casts

I'm looking through these pages and I'm learning that I've liked a lot of "Forgettable Films".

Forgettable Film =/= Bad Film or Not Entertaining.
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Originally Posted by Mondo Kane View Post
Contains The greatest runway sequence ever made.

Edit-I just noticed that my previous Smiley-faced post in this thread also pertained to nudity. Lets keep the train going!
It was his follow up to The Player. He attempted to do the same thing as The Player, but in the fashion world. It just didnt connect like The Player.

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