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Owen Wilson…best actor?

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  1. tomdunn422

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    I’ve only seen a few of his movies so far (Rushmore, Wedding Crasher, Zoolander), but I’m really turning into a fan of this guy. They interviewed him in playboy this month and I think his best line was when he compared picking up women at weddings to fishing with dynamite (unfortunately for my single, female friends he wasn’t a guest at our wedding!) From a female’s point of view, he’s a pretty smart guy with lots of great points for the single men out there. Anyone else like him, or catch this interview?

    Katy
     
  2. edinburgh160

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    he's ok, good popcorn actor. I enjoyed watching him in Meet the Parents and Starsky and Hutch, but I'm afraid I don't think he is amongst the best.
    Nothing wrong with that though, although I wouldn't go and see a movie because he's in it. the film would have to sell itself before him I'm afraid.
     
  3. Comer

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    He has a very crooked nose.
     
  4. Razor

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    LOL..... :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:


    I wouldnt say he was a great actor more of an entertainer. Nothing against him or for him really. He seems to do a lot of comedies which is what he is suited to. :D

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005562/
     
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    Best actor?......I will have a pint of what ever you are drinking!
     
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    That Hansel is so hot right now!
     
  7. Blondie

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    Ditto :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
     
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    With a nose like that all his films should carry an 18 cert!

    Not the most photo genic face in Hollywood, but then again neithe rhas Adam Sandler.
     
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    Big Crooked Nose Alert :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:

    I recon the poor lad had a few doors slamed in this face :devil: ;)


    I thought Behind Enemy Lines was a terrible waste of a movie. :thumbsdow

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    yeah well apperance isnt every thing
     

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    Where did you find that old picture of me!!! :mad:

    Keeping this thread on topic: I think that you r all being a little hard on poor Owen with regard to his nose and acting ability. I read an article recently where it was reported that he can adjust the crookedness of his nose (some kind of "mind over body" crap) to suit the role he is playing. Look at him in Behind Enemy Lines and his nose bends to the right as most shots of him with Gene Hackman have him on the left (apparently Gene's agent was worried about him loosing an eye or something) and in most other movies it bends to the left. Now if that isn't great character acting, I don't know what is.
     
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    Having read this thread I now have a new wave of confidence in my appearance that I've never had before.............many thanks.

    Owen = popcorn for me summed it up with reagrds the original thread title.
     
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    LOL...... :rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:


    Theres rumors hes Gonzo's love child. :smashin:
     
  14. Tejstar

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    He was great in Zoolander! :)

    However, I’m looking forward to Wedding Crashers – looks like to be good popcorn trash! :smashin:
     
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    You're 'avin a larf - right? :rotfl:
     
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    He's certainly good at what he does, but what he does is the same in all the films i've seen him in! I find him very funny though a good entertainer, to be called a good actor i think he'd need a few challenging/serious roles.

    He's much less annoying then Adam Sandler... the stupid whiny :censored: !! :D

    Wedding crasher does look good, am a fan of the 'frat pack' stiller, wilson, vaughn and ferrel! :thumbsup:

    Rob
     
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    Me too! Has there been a film with all four?
     
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    Not with all four as leads, but Starsky and Hutch had them all in.

    Ferrell was the gay guy in prison and Vaughn the bad guy, i dont need to say who stiller and wilson were! hehe!

    i think they all made an apperance in Anchorman too, i'm sure wilson and stiller we're in the really funny fight scene! :thumbsup:

    I know Vaughn made an appearance in Zoolander with Stiller and Wilson, not sure about Ferrel though.

    Other combinations include:

    Wilson and Ferrel = Old School

    Stiller and Wilson = Meet the Parents

    Stiller and Vaughn = Dodgeball

    thats all i can think of off hand! :)


    Rob
     
  19. Tejstar

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    Of course, I completely forgot about that!

    That prison scene was great! :D
     
  20. robyoung

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    Found this site, has list of all films with the 'frat pack' in if your interested at all!

    Rob
     
  21. Tejstar

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    Ok thanks mate!
     

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