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Favorite Cameos in a movie?

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#1 of 80 OFFLINE   Ryan L. Bisasky

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Posted May 03 2006 - 07:40 AM

I'd say my favorite is the first 10 minutes of Austin Powers in goldmember, you have Tom Cruise, Gweneth Paltrow, Danny Devito, Kevin Spacy, Steven Spielberg, Quincy Jones, Britney Spears. After that, the movie goes to hell. Also the Gus Van Sant cameo in Jay and silent bob strike back "damnit ben, can't you see I'm busy" (he's counting money) the news off in Anchorman
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#2 of 80 OFFLINE   DonRoeber



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Posted May 03 2006 - 07:51 AM

Alfred Hitchcock was the master of the cameo (and many other things).
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Posted May 03 2006 - 08:47 AM

The one which comes to mind is at the very end of Out of Sight.


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Posted May 03 2006 - 09:06 AM

Kinda like Charlton Heston's cameo role in Wayne's World 2.

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Posted May 03 2006 - 09:18 AM

David Bowie As Colin, “In to the Night” as the mad Englishman!

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Posted May 03 2006 - 09:25 AM

Robert Patrick in “Wayne’s World” As Bad Cop/T-1000 and “Last Action Hero” As Cameo Appearance (as T-1000)

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Posted May 03 2006 - 09:37 AM

Oliver Stone “Platoon” As Army General who gets blown-up as a NVA does a suicide bombing run into his bunker “The Doors” As cameos, he is the film school teacher that cuts Jim's work, and a student in the audience. “wall street” Is seen buying stocks in a 4-way screen split. “Born on the fourth of July” As News reporter “Any Given Sunday” As Sports announcer

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Posted May 03 2006 - 09:39 AM

It's amusing to see Francis Ford Coppola in Apocalypse Now.

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Posted May 03 2006 - 02:39 PM

The very funniest cameo I recall is with Oliver Stone in "Dave". He's on the Larry King show claiming there's a conspiracy to replace the real president with a look-a-like.
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Posted May 03 2006 - 05:06 PM

Steve Buscemi, The Wedding Singer.

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Posted May 03 2006 - 07:00 PM

Steven Spielberg as the frazzled county clerk in The Blues Brothers? Or George Lucas taking his family around Wally World in Beverly Hills Cop (3, I think?)

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Posted May 04 2006 - 12:19 AM

Bruno Ganz as the angel Damiel (from Wings of Desire) in the Icelandic film Children of Nature. Didn't see that one coming.

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Posted May 04 2006 - 12:32 AM

Sly Stallone as he bumps into John Travolta on the street in Staying Alive. When I saw that in the theater as a kid, the audience blew up.
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Posted May 04 2006 - 01:01 AM

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#15 of 80 OFFLINE   JordanS


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Posted May 04 2006 - 01:26 AM

Will Ferrell playing Chaz Reingold in 'Wedding Crashers.'
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#16 of 80 OFFLINE   Jerome Grate

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Posted May 04 2006 - 01:28 AM

For me it's Stan Lee in Spiderman 1 & 2. If I recall he also appeared in Fantastic Four as well.
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Posted May 04 2006 - 02:38 AM

Frank Oz - The Blues Brothers - as he gives Jake back his meager possession when he is released from prison.
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Posted May 04 2006 - 02:57 AM

I loved Sean Connery as King Richard at the end of Robin HoodPosted Imagerince of Thieves.
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Posted May 04 2006 - 03:22 AM

For some reason, all I can think of is really random stuff... Alanis Morisette as God in Dogma. I'm not a big fan of hers, but she did kind of a cute job with the role. And she obliterated Ben Affleck. Bonus points there. Reggie Jackson as a mind controlled drone trying to assassinate the Queen of England in Naked Gun. Peter Jackson as a pirate in Return of the King. Didn't seem like much of a stretch. Brett Favre as himself in There's Something About Mary. I didn't expect him to actually show up on camera.

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Posted May 04 2006 - 03:35 AM

Mel Gibson has done a few... ... as a celebrity anger management patient in Paparazzi ...as a body-pierced rock fan in Father's Day ...his hand in The Passion of the Christ
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