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Star Turns! A Movie Tournament!


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#1 of 367 SteveGon

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Posted March 30 2003 - 04:11 PM

Welcome to Star Turns - A Movie Tournament.

What's it all about? Well, in this tourney we'll be voting on the greatest star-making performance in a film.


The List
    [*][*]Almost Famous - Kate Hudson
    [*]Amadeus - F. Murray Abraham
    [*]Amelie - Audrey Tautou
    [*]Back to the Future - Michael J. Fox
    [*]Basic Instinct - Sharon Stone
    [*]Bonnie and Clyde - Warren Beatty
    [*]Bull Durham - Tim Robbins
    [*]Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - Robert Redford
    [*]Casablanca - Ingrid Bergman
    [*]Casablanca - Humphrey Bogart
    [*]Citizen Kane - Orson Welles
    [*]A Clockwork Orange - Malcolm McDowell
    [*]Coal Miner's Daughter - Sissy Spacek
    [*]The Deer Hunter - Christopher Walken
    [*]Die Hard - Alan Rickman
    [*]The Doors - Val Kilmer
    [*]Dracula - Bela Lugosi
    [*]Dr. No - Sean Connery
    [*]East of Eden - James Dean
    [*]Fast Times at Ridgemont High - Sean Penn
    [*]Ferris Bueller's Day Off - Matthew Broderick
    [*]A Fistful of Dollars - Clint Eastwood
    [*]The 400 Blows - Jean-Pierre Leaud
    [*]Frankenstein - Boris Karloff
    [*]Gandhi - Ben Kingsley
    [*]The Godfather - Al Pacino
    [*]The Godfather Part II - Robert DeNiro
    [*]The Graduate - Dustin Hoffman
    [*]Easy Rider - Jack Nicholson
    [*]Escape from New York - Kurt Russell
    [*]Fast Times at Ridgemont High - Jennifer Jason Leigh
    [*]Heathers - Christian Slater
    [*]Jaws - Richard Dreyfuss
    [*]L.A. Confidential - Guy Pearce
    [*]Lawrence of Arabia - Peter O'Toole
    [*]Little Caesar - Edward G. Robinson
    [*]Mad Max - Mel Gibson
    [*]The Man in the Moon - Reese Witherspoon
    [*]Mary Poppins - Julie Andrews
    [*]The Matrix - Carrie-Anne Moss
    [*]Misery - Kathy Bates
    [*]Mulholland Dr. - Naomi Watts
    [*]Primal Fear - Edward Norton
    [*]The Professional - Natalie Portman
    [*]Psycho - Anthony Perkins
    [*]Pulp Fiction - Samuel L. Jackson
    [*]Pulp Fiction - John Travolta
    [*]Rashomon - Toshiro Mifune
    [*]Risky Buisness - Tom Cruise
    [*]Rocky - Sylvester Stallone
    [*]The Seventh Seal - Max Von Sydow
    [*]The Silence of the Lambs - Anthony Hopkins
    [*]The Sixth Sense - Haley Joel Osment
    [*]Star Wars - Carrie Fisher[*]Star Wars - Harrison Ford******
    [*]Star Wars - Mark Hamill
    [*]A Streetcar Named Desire - Marlon Brando
    [*]Street Smart - Morgan Freeman
    [*]Superman - Christopher Reeve
    [*]Taxi Driver - Jodie Foster
    [*]The Terminator - Arnold Schwarzenneger
    [*]The Untouchables - Andy Garcia
    [*]The Usual Suspects - Kevin Spacey
    [*]The World According to Garp - John Lithgow


#2 of 367 ErikG

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Posted March 30 2003 - 04:19 PM

Nominate:

Sean Penn (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)
Arnold Schwarzenneger (The Terminator)
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#3 of 367 Justin_S

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Posted March 30 2003 - 04:26 PM

I nominate:

Naomi Watts (MULHOLLAND DR.)- I have loved this very talented and as gorgeous as humanly possible actress since I first saw her in TANK GIRL and CHILDREN OF THE CORN IV, but I think her performance in Lynch's masterpiece is her best, and also what is getting her more recognized now.

#4 of 367 Ric Bagoly

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Posted March 30 2003 - 04:27 PM

Second

Penn

Arnold

Nominate-

Jack Nicholson - Easy Rider

Val Kilmer - The Doors

Malcolm McDowell - A Clockwork Orange

Chris Cooper - American Beauty
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#5 of 367 ErikG

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Posted March 30 2003 - 04:40 PM

Nominate:

Tom Cruise (Top Gun)


Second:

Jack Nicholson - Easy Rider
Malcolm McDowell - A Clockwork Orange

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#6 of 367 SteveGon

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Posted March 30 2003 - 06:01 PM

Great picks! Keep 'em coming!

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#7 of 367 Kirk Tsai

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Posted March 30 2003 - 09:20 PM

Sharon Stone for Basic Instinct
Marlon Brando for A Streetcar Named Desire
Al Pacino for The Godfather
Sly Stallone for Rocky

#8 of 367 Angelo.M

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Posted March 31 2003 - 12:54 AM


ziyi zhang, crouching tiger, hidden dragon
mark ruffalo, you can count on me
kevin spacey, the usual suspects
guy pearce, l.a. confidential


#9 of 367 SteveGon

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Posted March 31 2003 - 02:20 AM

Throwing out a few noms myself to help things along:

Die Hard - Alan Rickman
The Graduate - Dustin Hoffman
Lawrence of Arabia - Peter O'Toole
Star Wars - Harrison Ford
Street Smart - Morgan Freeman



I'll add more later as I think of them.

#10 of 367 ChuckDeLa

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Posted March 31 2003 - 03:33 AM

Nominate:
The Seventh Seal - Max von Sydow
Taxi Driver - Jodie Foster
Amelie - Audrey Tatou
Citizen Kane - Orson Welles

Third:
A Clockwork Orange - Malcolm McDowell
Easy Rider - Jack Nicholson
The Terminator - Arnold Schwarzenneger

Second:
The Godfather - Al Pacino
The Graduate - Dustin Hoffman

#11 of 367 Brook K

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Posted March 31 2003 - 05:32 AM

Not sure if I'll take part in this one, but I'll throw out some noms

Jean-Pierre Leaud - The 400 Blows
Catherine Deneuve - The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg
Emily Watson - Breaking The Waves
Toshiro Mifune - Rashomon

2nd Max Von Sydow
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#12 of 367 Evan Case

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Posted March 31 2003 - 06:04 AM

Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins
Bela Lugosi - Dracula
James Cagney - The Public Enemy
Sean Connery - Dr. No

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#13 of 367 Evan Case

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Posted March 31 2003 - 06:07 AM

Second: Welles, Brando, O'Toole, Ford

Third: Hoffman, Pacino
"               " - Buster Keaton
S&S (1992 & 2002), The 1930s : Finished! S&S Club : 311 seen (Recent: Bigger Than Life)
AFI Challenge Stars: 36 left, Songs: 11 left, Passions: 2 left, Cheers: 4 left, Quotes: 2 left, Top Tens: 1 left; (Most Recent: Camille [Passions, Stars]) 

#14 of 367 Agee Bassett

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Posted March 31 2003 - 06:14 AM

Nominate
Laurence Olivier - Wuthering Heights
Edward G. Robinson - Little Caesar
Veronica Lake - Sullivan's Travels
Robert Mitchum - The Story of G.I. Joe

Third
Orson Welles - Citizen Kane
Peter O'Toole - Lawrence of Arabia

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#15 of 367 SteveGon

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Posted March 31 2003 - 08:16 AM

List updated.

I added to the noms list:

Mad Max - Mel Gibson
To Have and Have Not - Lauren Bacall

#16 of 367 Jeff Gross

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Posted March 31 2003 - 08:33 AM

Nominate
Robert De Niro - Godfather: Part II
Samuel L. Jackson - Pulp Fiction
Rusell Crowe - L.A. Confidential
Kate Hudson - Almost Famous

Second
American Beauty - Chris Cooper
L.A. Confidential - Guy Pearce
Mulholland Dr. - Naomi Watts
The Usual Suspects - Kevin Spacey

Third
A Streetcar Named Desire - Marlon Brando*

#17 of 367 SteveGon

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Posted March 31 2003 - 08:51 AM

Since Rice ain't here, I'll add The Man in the Moon - Reese Witherspoon, and Manon of the Spring - Emmanuelle Beart. Posted Image

#18 of 367 LukeB

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Posted March 31 2003 - 09:17 AM

Nominate:
Haley Joel Osment - The Sixth Sense
Hayley Mills - Pollyanna
Matthew Broderick - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Tom Hanks - Big (his launch is debatable)

#19 of 367 Elizabeth S

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Posted March 31 2003 - 09:23 AM

Nominate:

American Gigolo - Richard Gere
The Deer Hunter - Christopher Walken
Psycho - Anthony Perkins
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - Robert Redford

Second:

The Man in the Moon - Reese Witherspoon
Basic Instinct - Sharon Stone
Rocky - Sylvester Stallone
Amelie - Audrey Tautou

Third:

L.A. Confidential - Guy Pearce
Star Wars - Harrison Ford

#20 of 367 Jeff Gross

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Posted March 31 2003 - 09:31 AM

Third
Rocky - Sylvester Stallone
Amelie - Audrey Tautou