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Old 08-17-20, 02:18 AM
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Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

Every time i try to watch a movie from the late 1980s such as Witness or some other movie from the 1990s, Viggo Mortensen is in it.

the dude never ages
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

Maybe he is a Vegan.

I noticed he was in a of supporting or small roles in movies in the 90's before he became a lead.

Saw him last week in Crimson Tide.

Did he get the lead roles after LOTR?
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

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Did he get the lead roles after LOTR?
Quite a few.

Including Best Actor nominations in Eastern Promises (2007), Captain Fantastic (2016) and Green Book (2018)
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

Haven't seen Mortensen in much in the last decade though...

Last film I remember seeing was The Road [2009].
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After being in almost every movie from the late 1980's and early 1990's, he finally said to himself "Hoo boy, I'm tired. I think I'll rest for a bit."
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

He's got a film that he wrote, directed, and stars in called Falling. I don't know if it's got a U.S. distributor, but it is releasing overseas this year:



Lance Henriksen is also in it and it looks like they will both get nominated for Oscars if gets released stateside.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

He was in about almost every movie during the late 1980s and early 1990s. He was like Where's Waldo.

Witness
Texas Chainsaw 3
Carlito's Way
Psycho remake
Young Guns 2
an episode of MIami Vice
the 1990s horror Prophecy
Daylight
28 Days
G.I Jane
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

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He was in about almost every movie during the late 1980s and early 1990s. He was like Where's Waldo.
And if he wasn't in it... Nicholas Cage probably was.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

During that stretch my favorite of his roles was as Ned "The Head" Ryerson in Groundhog Day. Amiright?
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I did not know it was him back in 1993

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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

Originally Posted by urrutiap
He was in about almost every movie during the late 1980s and early 1990s. He was like Where's Waldo.

Witness
Texas Chainsaw 3
Carlito's Way
Psycho remake
Young Guns 2
an episode of MIami Vice
the 1990s horror Prophecy
Daylight
28 Days
G.I Jane
wow, a whole 9 movies (mostly crappy) in what I’m assuming you consider, what 6 or 7 years. That’s a shitload!
Anyway, if you haven’t seen Cronenberg’s A History of Violence (which of course is much much later), that’s one not to be missed.
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History of Violence doesnt count, you moron. Everyone knows he was in it because it was right after the Lord of the Rings movies.

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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

Jauja is a fantastic post LotR film he made. It’s in Dutch and you wouldn’t even know he’s a non-native speaker based on his performance; he also speaks Spanish in it as well.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

Originally Posted by urrutiap
History of Violence doesnt count, you moron. Everyone knows he was in it because it was right after the Lord of the Rings movies.
i really don't think name calling is in order and i did specify much much later...
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

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Jauja is a fantastic post LotR film he made. It’s in Dutch and you wouldn’t even know he’s a non-native speaker based on his performance; he also speaks Spanish in it as well.
Viggo grew up in Argentina, so his Spanish is that of an Argentinian.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

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History of Violence doesnt count, you moron. Everyone knows he was in it because it was right after the Lord of the Rings movies.
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i really don't think name calling is in order and i did specify much much later...
Considering the subject of the thread, the "you moron" comment had to be self-aware irony, right?
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

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Considering the subject of the thread, the "you moron" comment had to be self-aware irony, right?
i was going to say that considering the OP didn't even spell check the subject that the OP was posting about is a bit of an oxymoron. then listing 2 well received movies (Carlito's Way, Witness) out of 9 and one episode of Miami Vice, where i am sure he had a very bit part, in a span of 7 or so years, makes me think that the OP doesn't watch very good or a variety of anything.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

It is surprising he was not cast as the lead early in his career since he had the looks of a leading man.

Maybe he was selective of his roles and did not want to be the big star of a crappy or mediocre action movie or franchise or be the lead in multiple romantic comedies.
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Well every time i try watch a frikkin movie from the 1980s and 1990s its either Viggo Mortensen or that Richard Edson
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This joint right here from 1990 is excellent.


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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

Originally Posted by urrutiap
Well every time i try watch a frikkin movie from the 1980s and 1990s its either Viggo Mortensen or that Richard Edson
well, maybe you should expand your DVD/VHS collection to more than 9 movies and Season 3 of Miami Vice.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

What crawled up your ass man? It was a sarcastic post and a reason to discuss Viggo. Like you've never created a dumb thread. Sheesh.

I don't recall seeing Viggo prior to LOTR, so I found it pretty interesting. If you don't move on.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

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History of Violence doesnt count, you moron. Everyone knows he was in it because it was right after the Lord of the Rings movies.
Originally Posted by Michael Corvin
What crawled up your ass man? It was a sarcastic post and a reason to discuss Viggo. Like you've never created a dumb thread. Sheesh.
calling me a moron in that context was not sarcastic. if you don't know what sarcasm means, ask Decker. he'll tell you.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

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What crawled up your ass man? It was a sarcastic post and a reason to discuss Viggo. Like you've never created a dumb thread. Sheesh.

I don't recall seeing Viggo prior to LOTR, so I found it pretty interesting. If you don't move on.
What is going on here? Was Michael Corvin hacked, is this parody, or do we have like dupe accounts or something? So odd.
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Re: Viggo Mortense is in almost every movie from the late 1980s early 1990s

I do find it funny that OldBoy is criticizing a thread he finds pointless. Maybe now he knows how we feel when we read most of his threads...

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