Your TOP 5 American male actors of all time OT?

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#1 Edited by carljohnsonCJ (378 posts) -

1.Clark Gable

2.Greogory Peck

3.Steve McQueen

4.Al Pacino

5.Tom Cruise

Well?

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#2 Posted by jaydan (2110 posts) -

I am sensing a lot of repetition in the types of threads you make.

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#3 Posted by DEVILinIRON (4702 posts) -

1. Robert De Nero

2. Al Pacino

3. Wilhem Defoe

4. Martin Sheen

5. Robert Duvall

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#4 Posted by GTR12 (13442 posts) -

@jaydan said:

I am sensing a lot of repetition in the types of threads you make.

LOL

Before this, his username was Indzman, so I'm sure you'll find lots more.

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#5 Posted by Horgen (119966 posts) -

@GTR12 said:
@jaydan said:

I am sensing a lot of repetition in the types of threads you make.

LOL

Before this, his username was Indzman, so I'm sure you'll find lots more.

Wait. This is Indz?

Oh and here are mine to be on topic:

  • Alan Rickman
  • Ian McKellen
  • Ewan McGregor
  • Sean Bean
  • Hugo Weaving

Oh wait.. I might have misunderstood it :P

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#6 Posted by DaVillain- (35541 posts) -

@GTR12 said:
@jaydan said:

I am sensing a lot of repetition in the types of threads you make.

LOL

Before this, his username was Indzman, so I'm sure you'll find lots more.

If it keeps OT alive, why the hell not?

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#7 Posted by uninspiredcup (32247 posts) -

Just thinking about it, half of the ones I like are British. Tom hardy, There Will Be Blood man etc...

I really like Jake Gyllenhaal, use to think he was just another pretty boy, but Nightcrawler, Zodiac and Southpaw he's become something of mancrush.

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#8 Posted by hrt_rulz01 (18557 posts) -
  • Tom Hanks
  • Jeff Goldblum
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Robert De Nero
  • Bruce Willis

...something like that anyway.

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#9 Edited by Jag85 (13248 posts) -

Al Pacino

Bruce Lee

Morgan Freeman

Tom Cruise

Tom Hanks

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#10 Edited by DEVILinIRON (4702 posts) -

Shoot, I forgot Jack Nicholson. Shoot, Jake Gyllenhal, I forgot him too!

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#11 Edited by Master_Live (19325 posts) -
  • Marlon Brando
  • Robert De Niro
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Al Pacino
  • Sean Penn

Honorable mention:

  • Dustin Hoffman
  • George C. Scott
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • Kevin Spacey
  • Denzel Washington
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#12 Edited by Jacanuk (18131 posts) -
@GTR12 said:
@jaydan said:

I am sensing a lot of repetition in the types of threads you make.

LOL

Before this, his username was Indzman, so I'm sure you'll find lots more.

Oh, darn Indz is back, I remember his threads.

But my Top 5

1. Sean Connery

2. Robert De Niro / Morgan Freeman

3. Jack Nicholson

4. Michael Caine/Al Pacino

5. Marlon Brando

But there are so many good actors, shame most of them is over 40, it seems the upcoming generation of actors is not nearly as multi-talented.

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#13 Posted by Chutebox (44381 posts) -

1. Mel Gibson

2. Mel Gibson

3. Mel Gibson

4. Mel Gibson

5. Mel Gibson

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#14 Posted by GTR12 (13442 posts) -

@horgen said:
@GTR12 said:

LOL

Before this, his username was Indzman, so I'm sure you'll find lots more.

Wait. This is Indz?

And here I thought it was really obvious, exact same posting style, same words, similar threads.

@Jacanuk said:

Oh, darn Indz is back, I remember his threads.

Back? he was "gone" for 2 months.

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#15 Posted by plageus900 (2653 posts) -

@Jacanuk: I believe he said 'American Actors' lol.

1. Bruce Willis

2. Clint Eastwood

3. Jack Nicholson

4. Morgan Freeman

5. Al Pacino

Not in any particular order.

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#16 Edited by iwilson1296 (2451 posts) -

In no particular order...

Kurt Russell

Harrison Ford

Brian Cox

Bruce Campbell

James Earl Jones

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#17 Posted by johnd13 (9661 posts) -

Tom Cruise

Harrison Ford

Tom Hanks

Leonardo DiCaprio

Morgan Freeman

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#18 Posted by Horgen (119966 posts) -

@GTR12 said:

And here I thought it was really obvious, exact same posting style, same words, similar threads.

I must have skipped many of his threads to avoid noticing the trend.

@Jacanuk said:
@GTR12 said:
@jaydan said:

I am sensing a lot of repetition in the types of threads you make.

LOL

Before this, his username was Indzman, so I'm sure you'll find lots more.

Oh, darn Indz is back, I remember his threads.

But my Top 5

1. Sean Connery

2. Robert De Niro / Morgan Freeman

3. Jack Nicholson

4. Michael Caine/Al Pacino

5. Marlon Brando

But there are so many good actors, shame most of them is over 40, it seems the upcoming generation of actors is not merely as multi-talented.

If you ask me, being over 40 and have a decade or more in the acting business means you probably have had a good chance to show what you are good for, and improve your acting skills from experience as well, so I don't think that is a negative.

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#19 Posted by Jacanuk (18131 posts) -
@horgen said:

I must have skipped many of his threads to avoid noticing the trend.

If you ask me, being over 40 and have a decade or more in the acting business means you probably have had a good chance to show what you are good for, and improve your acting skills from experience as well, so I don't think that is a negative.

True, also being over 40 means you most likely had actual theatre experience and come from a generation before SOme became a thing.

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#20 Edited by warmblur (1978 posts) -
  • Johnny Deep ( Secret Window is underrated!!)
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Kurt Russell
  • Samuel L Jackson
  • Al Pacino
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#21 Posted by Jag85 (13248 posts) -

So far, it looks like Al Pacino has got the most votes, with a total of 8 mentions.

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#22 Posted by carljohnsonCJ (378 posts) -

@Jag85 said:

So far, it looks like Al Pacino has got the most votes, with a total of 8 mentions.

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#23 Posted by Jag85 (13248 posts) -

@carljohnsoncj: Al Pacino is the ultimate gangster!

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#24 Edited by Jackamomo (2157 posts) -

Well if people are putting Mel Gibson, Sean Connery and Arnold Schwarzenegger I can choose Russell Crow, Oliver Reed and Jean Claud Van Damme but Dustin Hoffman is the best. Also Brad Pitt.

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#25 Edited by uninspiredcup (32247 posts) -

Arnold Schwarzenegger technically is an American citizen now.

Yea, probably ad him as a fav as well. No range, can act worth shit, but he still commands the screen and is generally one of a kind.

On paper, he should have never become on of the biggest actors in the world.