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I guess we don't need to mention Jar....

eh, nevermind.
Hey, he was great in other more dramatic roles. I put all the blame on Lucas for his slapschtick.


ETA: Like Natalie Portman. Since Leon/The Professional she's shown she has the acting chops. Ol' George just had no idea how to use them.

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Here's mine. The Holiday. Potential to be a great rom-com if you like that sort of thing. Great cast. Great angle. American movie trailer producer from LA ( Cameron Diaz) and English publisher Kate Winslet have romantic disasters and go to a house swap agency, and holiday in each other's houses across the World. CD falls in love with Jude Law. KW falls in love with....Jack Black. Now don't misunderstand, I think JB can be a great entertainer. But not a romantic lead. Eli Wallach was a more credible romantic lead. JB had to pull off Hot Mess; all he managed was the Mess. Insipid, pathetic and whipped. Sucked me right out of the movie, and despite the genre, I was prepared to give it a go. He was such a schmuck that he actually detracted from KW's character as you fought to see what she saw in him. It was as if they made Star Trek with Liberace playing Scottie.
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Kate McKinnon in Yesterday.

Her agent is just over-the-top evil, narcissistic, etc., and the performance isn't even believable. Every time she's on the screen, my suspension of disbelief goes out the window - I can't believe she's real.
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Guys and Dolls, 1955.

“Brando sings! Sinatra acts!”
No, they both work well there, but I dont know why. Great direction is one theory. That film is a classic.
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While not exactly 'marring' Bullitt, the scene where Steve McQueen meets his snitch Eddy at a restaurant is cringy because the actor that plays Eddie, Justin Tarr, was wooden and the only reason he got the part was because he was McQueens buddy.

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Even as a kid, wooden acting stood out to me. I named it after the first actor I noticed doing it, and still mentally refer to it as The Bruce Dern Effect.

As someone pointed out, wooden actors can work well, if written and directed within their wheelhouse. But don't expect a Keanu or Costner to be able to play a range of characters.


For instance, I would've loved the Robin Hood re-re-remake (I mean, Morgan Freeman and Alan Rickman)! If only Costner had been sequestered with a virus...

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As someone pointed out, wooden actors can work well, if written and directed within their wheelhouse. But don't expect a Keanu or Costner to be able to play a range of characters.
Costner was perfectly cast in The Big Chill.
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Matthew Broderick was horribly miscast as Professor Harold Hill in the 2003 made-for-TV remake of The Music Man, especially when compared to the golden standard that is Robert Preston. No way could one suspend disbelief to buy into the idea that Broderick's character was an experienced, authoritative smooth-talker and con man. He looked and sounded like one of the kids he was conning. Edward Guthmann's review in the San Francisco Chronicle said Broderick was "about as dynamic and intimidating as Winnie the Pooh," and I agree.
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Even as a kid, wooden acting stood out to me. I named it after the first actor I noticed doing it, and still mentally refer to it as The Bruce Dern Effect.
What movie was this? I usually associate Bruce Dern with bugged-out batshit crazy characters rather than wooden ones.
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Ive been blocking this one for a while. I loved Daniel Day Lewis in The Gangs of New York. He was charismatic and exuded danger. abut..but..Leonardo DiCaprio was absolutely not believable as DDLs' foil. He exuded no danger. He was slapable. And I felt the same way about Cameron Diaz. Scorsese sabotaged a film that should have been Goodfellas good.
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What movie was this? I usually associate Bruce Dern with bugged-out batshit crazy characters rather than wooden ones.
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067756/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0

Loved him in Silent Running. But he seems like one of those actors who plays Bruce Dern rather than cloaks himself in each character.
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Ive been blocking this one for a while. I loved Daniel Day Lewis in The Gangs of New York. He was charismatic and exuded danger. abut..but..Leonardo DiCaprio was absolutely not believable as DDLs' foil. He exuded no danger. He was slapable. And I felt the same way about Cameron Diaz. Scorsese sabotaged a film that should have been Goodfellas good.
I just tried watching this a couple of weeks ago. I stopped about 45 minutes in. So, Leo never got better? I barely saw enough of Diaz at that point to be able to rate her.
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Costner was perfectly cast in The Big Chill.
LOL.

It's hard to compete with the bad singing actors and actresses you've all come up with. Mine is nowhere near that bad, but I thought Malin Akerman damned near ruined Watchmen, single-handedly. Porn actresses thought she was wooden. And yet she was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. Easy room I guess, or the character was written that way and she played it true to heart.

Though few lines have been as ridiculously campy and unintentionally hilarious as Laura Mennell's, "Jon!!!" I don't think Zack Snyder intended the return of Jon Osterman as Doctor Manhattan to be treated with peals of laughter from the audience.
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Despite being directed by the great Robert Wise, Star Trek: The Motion Picture is not a great film. Nevertheless, it has its charms. Unfortunately, these don't include several brief performances by people you never heard of.

Apparently, they decided to pay back the enormous Fan support for the Star Trek franchise by giving fans parts in the film. That big announcement Kirk makes to the crew about going out to meet the Cloud was filmed to give a crowd of them (mostly obscured under makeup and heavy character costumes, and with no speaking lines) an opportunity to be "on camera"*. Some, however, were actually given lines. Some of them were not bad, but others were awful. (I'm looking at you, Ensign Perez.)

As a rule of thumb, if the acting seems to be awful, the person is probably a fan. Or Persis Khambatta.




*SF author and frequent Star Trek scripter David Gerrold is one of the throng.
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I did NOT used to like Keanu Reeves. I saw Bram Stoker's Dracula in the theater, and his painful attempts at a British accent did not go over well.
Likewise Robert Duvall's performance as Dr. Watson* in "The Seven-Per-Cent Solution", an otherwise enjoyable movie.

Based on a couple of comments here, I think we could have an enjoyable thread on the subject of actors in talkies who would have been more convincing in the silent movie era.

*my nominee for worst cinematic Watson of all time, which is pretty pathetic when you think of how badly Nigel Bruce hammed up the role.

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Not a great movie, perhaps, but I've always thought that Gwyneth Paltrow really misplayed her role in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. It was set in the 1930s, and really needed a fast-talking, decisive female lead. Instead, we got a character that was just too pensive and hesitant. I've never known whether the fault was Paltrow's, or whether the director told her to play it that way. Blythe Danner, in her prime, would have been perfect.

The movie was all about the effects, though, and I admit it did look fantastic.
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Here's mine. The Holiday. Potential to be a great rom-com if you like that sort of thing. Great cast. Great angle. American movie trailer producer from LA ( Cameron Diaz) and English publisher Kate Winslet have romantic disasters and go to a house swap agency, and holiday in each other's houses across the World. CD falls in love with Jude Law. KW falls in love with....Jack Black. Now don't misunderstand, I think JB can be a great entertainer. But not a romantic lead. Eli Wallach was a more credible romantic lead. JB had to pull off Hot Mess; all he managed was the Mess. Insipid, pathetic and whipped. Sucked me right out of the movie, and despite the genre, I was prepared to give it a go. He was such a schmuck that he actually detracted from KW's character as you fought to see what she saw in him. It was as if they made Star Trek with Liberace playing Scottie.
Oh YES, I agree with all this. Ok, it's a right-ole piece of schmaltz as a film, but Law, Diaz and Winslet are stellar actors, and super sexy to boot. Tell me, how did Jack Black get that part? Did he fund the film or something?

And on the subject of romcoms (at this point I need to point out that I'm not a romcom officianado, despite all evidence), but I can't believe no one has mentioned Andie MacDowell in Four Weddings and a Funeral. Great script, great cast with superb comic timing, and a cardboard cut-out with a fixed grin. She was awful.
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...I can't believe no one has mentioned Andie MacDowell in Four Weddings and a Funeral. Great script, great cast with superb comic timing, and a cardboard cut-out with a fixed grin. She was awful.
Amen. And I've never seen her with any broader range. She (and Minnie Driver) are like fingernails on a blackboard for me...

The bad part of that is that it means I've never seen Groundhog Day. (Can I ignore her, and enjoy the premise and Bill Murray?)
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I heard that story before about Pia Zadora.
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Couldnt talk about Crispen Glover without linking to his infamous Letterman appearances. I think hes trolling but who knows?

His 1st appearance

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His 2nd appearance

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Wow. I had never seen those. Looks like he didn’t have to do much acting for the role of George McFly if that’s his real personality .
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Amen. And I've never seen her with any broader range. She (and Minnie Driver) are like fingernails on a blackboard for me...

The bad part of that is that it means I've never seen Groundhog Day. (Can I ignore her, and enjoy the premise and Bill Murray?)
I agree about Four Weddings, I feel it could have been even better with a different love interest.

But you really should watch Groundhog Day. Indeed the focus is mostly on Bill Murray. Andy MacDowell's character is only developed superficially, and her portrayal matches the role.
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Kate McKinnon in Yesterday.

Her agent is just over-the-top evil, narcissistic, etc., and the performance isn't even believable. Every time she's on the screen, my suspension of disbelief goes out the window - I can't believe she's real.
Yes! I really enjoyed Yesterday but McKinnon seemed to think she was in a different, worse move. I generally like her too but her performance did not fit at all.
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Christoph Waltz in Big Eyes.

Could have been a great movie except for him.
This wins the all time overacting award.

There's a courtroom scene where he is both the lawyer and the person he is questioning.
It's like a terrible Woody Allen scene.

Here's a reviewer's opinion:

"Waltz gives one of the most astonishingly wrong performances of the year: He mistakes frantic behavior for intensity, a deranged smirk for charisma and eye-rolling wickedness for a sense of menace. His Walter remains as charming as a pneumatic drill and only slighter quieter."
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Not so sure about "great" but I always thought A View To A Kill got a bad rap - it had a great cast of villains, (Grace Jones, Christopher Walken<!>), Patrick Macnee in a great supporting role, a kooky-but-totally fine Bond plot...and then Geologist Tanya Roberts showed up, demolishing every scene she was in with her shockingly terrible acting. She made Denise Richards look like Meryl Streep.

I really wanted to find a clip of Roberts saying "pumping seawater into his well? That's incredibly dangerous!" - a line my wife and I use occasionally when we make fun of bad acting. The last time we did that was when we were watching Magic Mike - the girl love interest in that was reeeeeally bad - it's hard to stand out as the worst actor in a movie full of male strippers.
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Ken Jeung in the Hangover movies.
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Matthew Broderick in pretty much everything after Ferris Bueler. The man couldn't act his way out of a wet paper bag, and absolutely ruined ... well, OK, there were other bad decisions, but he certainly didn't improve The Producers.

Oh, another one I though of. Maybe not a great movie, but a fun movie - The Mask of Zoro, with Antonio Banderas. Matt Lescher as Captain Love was horribly wooden. You could remove pretty much all of his scenes, and the movie would have been better.
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I watched Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom exactly once, over a decade ago, and to this day I maintain that Kate Capshaw's utterly nerve-fraying rendition of Willie Scott is the one reason I refuse to ever see it again. It was so horrible that I'm honestly baffled by all the bellyaching about Short Round and the heart-extraction scene. Do these people not have ears?
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Matthew Broderick in pretty much everything after Ferris Bueler. The man couldn't act his way out of a wet paper bag, and absolutely ruined ... well, OK, there were other bad decisions, but he certainly didn't improve The Producers.



Oh, another one I though of. Maybe not a great movie, but a fun movie - The Mask of Zoro, with Antonio Banderas. Matt Lescher as Captain Love was horribly wooden. You could remove pretty much all of his scenes, and the movie would have been better.
Now that I think about it, Matthew Broderick is the weak link in the fantastic You Can Count On Me , but it's easy to be outperformed by Laura Linney and Mark Ruffalo
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Kate McKinnon in Yesterday.

Her agent is just over-the-top evil, narcissistic, etc., and the performance isn't even believable. Every time she's on the screen, my suspension of disbelief goes out the window - I can't believe she's real.
Yep. She's in a totally different movie. Everyone else is pretty vanilla but for some reason she's a Cold-Stone Creamery cake batter with every mix-in available.
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Yep. She's in a totally different movie. Everyone else is pretty vanilla but for some reason she's a Cold-Stone Creamery cake batter with every mix-in available.
I thought she was the worst thing in the Ghostbusters remake. Wacky for no reason and not grounded in reality at all.
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A lot of people say that Francis Ford Coppola ruined The Godfather, Part III by casting his daughter Sofia as Michael Corleone's daughter.

Personally, I think there is a lot more wrong with the film than just her performance, but she gets blamed for it.
I never saw her as the problem. I don't know how people expected an upper class 20ish young person to act/behave, because in my experiences, she nailed it.
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Matthew Broderick in pretty much everything after Ferris Bueler. The man couldn't act his way out of a wet paper bag, and absolutely ruined ... well, OK, there were other bad decisions, but he certainly didn't improve The Producers.
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I thought Broderick was pretty good in Election, and decent in Biloxi Blues. But you make a good point - he's been a weak spot in a lot of movies (e.g., Glory, Ladyhawke).
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Not a great movie, but I was watching "Vampire's Kiss" the other night, and Nicholas Cage's acting reminded me of madsircool's description of Crispin Glover's bad performance, and especially weird accent, in "River's Edge".

I had never seen "Vampire's Kiss", but I had heard it was the movie in which Nick Cage began his transformation from Promising Young Actor into Scenery-Chewing Maniac. And hoo boy, does he ever go off the rails in this movie. He plays an 80's style yuppie, and he adopts this accent that I think is meant to be some sort of high class "American posh" showing that he comes from money. But it's just a weird, high-pitched lispy voice and is very distracting.

Then, when he is "kissed" by the vampire and starts to transform (or does he? Won't spoil too much) it is off to the races to crazy over-the-top acting land. I mean, if you like a good Crazy Cage performance and haven't seen this movie yet, highly recommended. I think I found it on Amazon Prime.
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Not a great movie, but I was watching "Vampire's Kiss" the other night, and Nicholas Cage's acting reminded me of madsircool's description of Crispin Glover's bad performance, and especially weird accent, in "River's Edge".

I had never seen "Vampire's Kiss", but I had heard it was the movie in which Nick Cage began his transformation from Promising Young Actor into Scenery-Chewing Maniac. And hoo boy, does he ever go off the rails in this movie. He plays an 80's style yuppie, and he adopts this accent that I think is meant to be some sort of high class "American posh" showing that he comes from money. But it's just a weird, high-pitched lispy voice and is very distracting.

Then, when he is "kissed" by the vampire and starts to transform (or does he? Won't spoil too much) it is off to the races to crazy over-the-top acting land. I mean, if you like a good Crazy Cage performance and haven't seen this movie yet, highly recommended. I think I found it on Amazon Prime.
I couldnt agree more. Cage also ruined the remake of The Wicker Man. How he keeps getting jobs is beyond me.
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I couldnt agree more. Cage also ruined the remake of The Wicker Man. How he keeps getting jobs is beyond me.
Have not seen the Wicker Man remake but I've heard so much about Cage's legendarily over-the-top nutso performance in it that I really want to. I see online that the DVD is available to rent for free at our local library but of course that's shut down for the foreseeable future

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I thought Broderick was pretty good in Election, and decent in Biloxi Blues. But you make a good point - he's been a weak spot in a lot of movies (e.g., Glory, Ladyhawke).
I liked him in both.


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Film critic Vincent Canby's review in The New York Times stated, "[Broderick] gives his most mature and controlled performance to date.

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Peter Travers of Rolling Stone was not impressed at all with the overall acting, calling Broderick "catastrophically miscast as Shaw".
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Are we allowing tv shows? Because Timothy Olyphant totally ruined the last half of the last season of "Deadwood." His "open eyes wide without blinking, and stare off at absolutely nothing" way of expressing anger was so bad that he actually did a worse job than Anna Gunn, and that's saying something.
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Honestly, he is not a very good actor.

But, he found his niche and he is great at those (think "John Wick"). Also, turns out he is just a super nice, stand-up guy as a person in real life. I am hard pressed to think of another actor with a reputation as just a super solid, nice guy to everyone and anyone he meets. There's gotta be some points for that.

I just pray he never tries to do Shakespeare ever again.
Funnily enough I popped in to mention Reeves, this time for The Devil's Advocate which I found a deeply clever and well-acted film except for Reeve's stilted performance. But for that, it would be an absolute classic - Pacino's devil in particular is intensely compelling.

That said, I too have heard the stories of what he's like IRL so I feel bad ragging on someone who is apparently extremely nice to everyone and self-effacing. Plus I loved him in Point Break.

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Whereas I though McKinnon was by far the best thing in that film and most in spirit [sic] of the thing. In contrast Wiig and McCarthy were quite muted and dull (and Jones was fine but not remarkable). And I don't think "grounded in reality" was what any of the Ghostbusters films were going for.
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I overlooked this post before. I just noticed it and literally LOL'ed.
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Raymond Massey is a good actor. He made a valiant attempt to play the villain in Arsenic and Old Lace.
But the part was written for Boris Karloff.
Massey does not look enough like Karloff to make the "you look like Boris Karloff" jokes funny.
Massey is not famous enough to make a "you look like Raymond Massey" joke funny.
I was really disappointed that they didn't make him up to look like Herman Munster. The Whole point of the joke was that Einstein was drunk when he did the plastic surgery.
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Peter Travers of Rolling Stone was not impressed at all with the overall acting [in Glory], calling Broderick "catastrophically miscast as Shaw".
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This probably isn't one that a lot of people will agree with, but Tom Hardy in the Dark Knight Rises. We just watched it again last night and still love it, but Bane's friendly old man voice makes it sound he's about to offer you some Werther's Originals. And he over-enunciated everything - here is a SENTENCE with a NOUN and a VERB!
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This probably isn't one that a lot of people will agree with, but Tom Hardy in the Dark Knight Rises. We just watched it again last night and still love it, but Bane's friendly old man voice makes it sound he's about to offer you some Werther's Originals. And he over-enunciated everything - here is a SENTENCE with a NOUN and a VERB!
I don't think much of Tom Hardy as an actor, anyway, but that accent and voice totally sucked me out of the movie (which I thought, with Anne Hathaway and Marion Cotillard on-screen, would have been impossible)
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I don't think much of Tom Hardy as an actor, anyway, but that accent and voice totally sucked me out of the movie (which I thought, with Anne Hathaway and Marion Cotillard on-screen, would have been impossible)
I liked Marillon Cotillard. Hathaway didn't work - far too fragile looking, and it felt like she was reading lines rather than acting.

TBF, even though I like Christian Bale as an actor, he's much, much better at the dark parts of the characters he plays than as a person anyone could fall in love with, so when part of the role of characters like Catwoman and Talia al Ghul is to be attracted to him and possibly a bit in love with him, he doesn't give them a lot to work with.
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I was really disappointed that they didn't make him up to look like Herman Munster. The Whole point of the joke was that Einstein was drunk when he did the plastic surgery.
Not possible. Universal held trademark on the Karloff monster's image and didn't allow other studios to use it (before you ask, they produced The Munsters. Arsenic was a Warner Bros film.
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Maybe bad animation counts as a performance, but in one of the best Simpsons episodes ever "Homer Vs The 18th Amendment" the scene where Rex Banner breaks up Moe's Speakeasy you see a drunk Chief Wiggum dancing on the floor which is hilarious but the floozy he's dancing with is animated so horrendously it completely takes me out of the episode despite only being a 5 second season. I watch that episode with friends all the time and when that bad animation comes up everyone immediately notices and points it out breaking the humor of the scene.
That isn't just some floozy! That's Princess Kashmir!

Anyway -- Hugh Marlowe (as Lloyd Richards, the playwright) really stank up All About Eve.
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Any Keanu Reeves scene from the movie "Much Ado About Nothing." I like Keanu Reeves but he had no business in that movie. Thankfully he only has a few short scenes but even so...ouch.
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The first movie I thought of was also Much Ado About Nothing, but I was thinking Michael Keaton as Constable Dogberry rather than Reeves as Don John.

Reeves stunk, but Keaton completely ruined his shot at one of my personal favorite minor comic Billy S characters. And he COULD have been so good.
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I love that movie. You're right, Keanu's performance is the worst thing about it. Hell, it's gotta rank among the worst ever. And, I like Keanu.
I love this movie too, but the problem with it is that all the classically-trained British actors sound like they’re talking in the most marvelous way, and all the American actors sound like they're quoting Shakespeare. Even Denzel speaks as though he’s imagining that’s how you read at the Globe.

Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Brian Blessed, Richard Briers...all amazing.
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A Bridge Too Far - Gene Hackman embarrasses everyone on set with his version of English in a native Polish speakers accent. The man has 20 lines in the entire film, everyone of them delivered in a different accent.
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