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Morgan Freeman or Christopher Walken?

  1. Morgan Freeman (16 votes [45.71%])

    Percentage of vote: 45.71%

  2. Christopher Walken (19 votes [54.29%])

    Percentage of vote: 54.29%

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#21 Lucas

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 12:27 AM

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View PostLucas, on 12 December 2016 - 12:01 AM, said:

I like both, but Walken's performance in The Deer Hunter is untouchable ... The Dead Zone and Annie Hall make this an easy one for me
I was thinking specifically of Deer Hunter (Annie Hall was excellent of course too) and he almost won. But overall, I had to go with Freeman.

I feel that Walken and DeNiro have really become lampoons of themselves. Sure, their greatest work is superb but I hate to see these joke roles that they've been taking over the last several years. I can't even remember the last good movie DeNiro has been in

For DeNiro, it's been a while

A Bronx Tale ??





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Posted 12 December 2016 - 01:04 AM

Walken

He does bad movies but mixes with quality.  Freeman has become another paycheck sellout like Depp and DeNiro.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 01:53 AM

View PostLucas, on 12 December 2016 - 12:27 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 12:06 AM, said:

View PostLucas, on 12 December 2016 - 12:01 AM, said:

I like both, but Walken's performance in The Deer Hunter is untouchable ... The Dead Zone and Annie Hall make this an easy one for me
I was thinking specifically of Deer Hunter (Annie Hall was excellent of course too) and he almost won. But overall, I had to go with Freeman.

I feel that Walken and DeNiro have really become lampoons of themselves. Sure, their greatest work is superb but I hate to see these joke roles that they've been taking over the last several years. I can't even remember the last good movie DeNiro has been in

For DeNiro, it's been a while

A Bronx Tale ??
Cop Land came a few years after so I'm going with that. Can't think of anything else after Cop Land.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 02:44 AM

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View PostA rocket that ignites itself, on 11 December 2016 - 05:43 PM, said:

Both are great but Morgan being in every other movie annoys me.  I pick Walken.
You're not paying attention. In this century alone...

- Freeman's appeared in 32 movies. It's certainly a lot. I've seen 10 of them.

- Walken's appeared in 43 movies. However, I've seen just 1. It's because he'll do anything...and that's fine. But it's usually fluff like Joe Dirt parts 1 and 2, Balls of Fury, and Nine Lives. Even Freeman's London Has Fallen and Ben-Hur don't look as bad as those. And that's saying a lot.

Still, they're both great but I'm picking Freeman.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 02:45 AM

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 03:05 AM

These questions are for anyone:

1) Of all the movies Freeman and Walken were in, what was the worst?

2) What was the best?

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 04:26 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 03:05 AM, said:

These questions are for anyone:

1) Of all the movies Freeman and Walken were in, what was the worst?

2) What was the best?

Walken - best and worst are the same though I have a soft spot for his part in Pulp Fiction and the first Prophesy film.

Freeman - The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and Red are my favorites of his. Worst? Honestly I can't think of a bad one.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 07:26 AM

View PostEagleMoon, on 12 December 2016 - 04:26 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 03:05 AM, said:

These questions are for anyone:

1) Of all the movies Freeman and Walken were in, what was the worst?

2) What was the best?

Walken - best and worst are the same though I have a soft spot for his part in Pulp Fiction and the first Prophesy film.

Freeman - The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and Red are my favorites of his. Worst? Honestly I can't think of a bad one.
Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear. I meant, considering ALL of their movies what was THE worst? 1 movie. What was THE best? 1 movie. In your case, was Pulp Fiction or Prophecy better than Shawshank, MDB, or Red?

My answer would definitely be Shawshank as the best of ALL their movies. It's better than Deer Hunter or Pulp Fiction or Million Dollar Baby or Unforgiven IMHO.

Thinking of THE worst is tougher. But offhand I might say Conan The Barbarian (the Jason Momoa one of course) which had Freeman providing the narration.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 07:36 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 07:26 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 12 December 2016 - 04:26 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 03:05 AM, said:

These questions are for anyone:

1) Of all the movies Freeman and Walken were in, what was the worst?

2) What was the best?

Walken - best and worst are the same though I have a soft spot for his part in Pulp Fiction and the first Prophesy film.

Freeman - The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and Red are my favorites of his. Worst? Honestly I can't think of a bad one.
Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear. I meant, considering ALL of their movies what was THE worst? 1 movie. What was THE best? 1 movie. In your case, was Pulp Fiction or Prophecy better than Shawshank, MDB, or Red?

My answer would definitely be Shawshank as the best of ALL their movies. It's better than Deer Hunter or Pulp Fiction or Million Dollar Baby or Unforgiven IMHO.

Thinking of THE worst is tougher. But offhand I might say Conan The Barbarian (the Jason Momoa one of course) which had Freeman providing the narration.
Oh, here are some others that I thought were not quite okay, bad, or terrible:

Freeman's - Wanted, Deep Impact, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Walken's - Wayne's World 2, Batman Returns

* Note: I skipped a lot more Walken movies that looked bad than Freeman movies that looked bad. I assumed Joe Dirt parts 1 and 2 were pieces of crap. :lol:

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 08:54 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 07:26 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 12 December 2016 - 04:26 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 03:05 AM, said:

These questions are for anyone:

1) Of all the movies Freeman and Walken were in, what was the worst?

2) What was the best?

Walken - best and worst are the same though I have a soft spot for his part in Pulp Fiction and the first Prophesy film.

Freeman - The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and Red are my favorites of his. Worst? Honestly I can't think of a bad one.
Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear. I meant, considering ALL of their movies what was THE worst? 1 movie. What was THE best? 1 movie. In your case, was Pulp Fiction or Prophecy better than Shawshank, MDB, or Red?

My answer would definitely be Shawshank as the best of ALL their movies. It's better than Deer Hunter or Pulp Fiction or Million Dollar Baby or Unforgiven IMHO.

Thinking of THE worst is tougher. But offhand I might say Conan The Barbarian (the Jason Momoa one of course) which had Freeman providing the narration.

I was having trouble picking just one. Shawshank it probably my favorite of all and one I would consider the best.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 09:02 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 07:36 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 07:26 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 12 December 2016 - 04:26 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 03:05 AM, said:

These questions are for anyone:

1) Of all the movies Freeman and Walken were in, what was the worst?

2) What was the best?

Walken - best and worst are the same though I have a soft spot for his part in Pulp Fiction and the first Prophesy film.

Freeman - The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and Red are my favorites of his. Worst? Honestly I can't think of a bad one.
Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear. I meant, considering ALL of their movies what was THE worst? 1 movie. What was THE best? 1 movie. In your case, was Pulp Fiction or Prophecy better than Shawshank, MDB, or Red?

My answer would definitely be Shawshank as the best of ALL their movies. It's better than Deer Hunter or Pulp Fiction or Million Dollar Baby or Unforgiven IMHO.

Thinking of THE worst is tougher. But offhand I might say Conan The Barbarian (the Jason Momoa one of course) which had Freeman providing the narration.
Oh, here are some others that I thought were not quite okay, bad, or terrible:

Freeman's - Wanted, Deep Impact, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Walken's - Wayne's World 2, Batman Returns

* Note: I skipped a lot more Walken movies that looked bad than Freeman movies that looked bad. I assumed Joe Dirt parts 1 and 2 were pieces of crap. :lol:

Morgan Freeman is such a believable actor no matter what he does and I think if he's in a crappy  movie it still doesn't mean his acting was poor.

Christopher Walken however, he's been in some real clunkers but also in some great ones. He became a parody of himself early on since he seems to stand out as himself in every thing he does. We're always aware that this is Chris Walken even through the parts he plays. MF seems to blend into his roles and we forget it's him for a while.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 10:22 AM

View PostEagleMoon, on 12 December 2016 - 09:02 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 07:36 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 07:26 AM, said:

View PostEagleMoon, on 12 December 2016 - 04:26 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 03:05 AM, said:

These questions are for anyone:

1) Of all the movies Freeman and Walken were in, what was the worst?

2) What was the best?

Walken - best and worst are the same though I have a soft spot for his part in Pulp Fiction and the first Prophesy film.

Freeman - The Shawshank Redemption, Million Dollar Baby and Red are my favorites of his. Worst? Honestly I can't think of a bad one.
Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear. I meant, considering ALL of their movies what was THE worst? 1 movie. What was THE best? 1 movie. In your case, was Pulp Fiction or Prophecy better than Shawshank, MDB, or Red?

My answer would definitely be Shawshank as the best of ALL their movies. It's better than Deer Hunter or Pulp Fiction or Million Dollar Baby or Unforgiven IMHO.

Thinking of THE worst is tougher. But offhand I might say Conan The Barbarian (the Jason Momoa one of course) which had Freeman providing the narration.
Oh, here are some others that I thought were not quite okay, bad, or terrible:

Freeman's - Wanted, Deep Impact, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Walken's - Wayne's World 2, Batman Returns

* Note: I skipped a lot more Walken movies that looked bad than Freeman movies that looked bad. I assumed Joe Dirt parts 1 and 2 were pieces of crap. :lol:

Morgan Freeman is such a believable actor no matter what he does and I think if he's in a crappy  movie it still doesn't mean his acting was poor.

Christopher Walken however, he's been in some real clunkers but also in some great ones. He became a parody of himself early on since he seems to stand out as himself in every thing he does. We're always aware that this is Chris Walken even through the parts he plays. MF seems to blend into his roles and we forget it's him for a while.
Yup, I agree. :yes: And those are the reasons why I picked Freeman.

I really disliked Deep Impact but he wasn't bad in it. I feel the same way about Denzel Washington (possibly my favorite actor). He's never bad even if the movie he's in might be.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 01:25 PM

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 01:34 PM

View Post1-0-0-1-0-0-1, on 11 December 2016 - 03:06 PM, said:

Christopher Walken has turned into sort of a self-parody -- he knows he just has to appear in a movie, usually as an over-the-top bad guy, and he'll get laughs. And there's nothing wrong with that. But Morgan Freeman gives any movie he's in a higher level of credibility, so he gets my vote. Plus his voice is awesome.
This.  

Walken does the same routine in just about any movie.  Freeman makes any movie he's in better, no matter the roll.  

Both guys are some pretty cool cats, though.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 01:36 PM

View Postinvisible airwave, on 12 December 2016 - 01:04 AM, said:

Walken

He does bad movies but mixes with quality.  Freeman has become another paycheck sellout like Depp and DeNiro.
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Posted 12 December 2016 - 01:36 PM

Everyone seems to have bought into this idea that Walken is a parody of himself now, like they hear people say it or see it written down so they parrot it and believe it. It's not true though.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 01:38 PM

View Posttreeduck, on 12 December 2016 - 01:36 PM, said:

Everyone seems to have bought into this idea that Walken is a parody of himself now, like they hear people say it or see it written down so they parrot it and believe it. It's not true though.

Nope it's my real opinion from real experience in real life. Imagine that!

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 01:38 PM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 01:53 AM, said:

View PostLucas, on 12 December 2016 - 12:27 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 12 December 2016 - 12:06 AM, said:

View PostLucas, on 12 December 2016 - 12:01 AM, said:

I like both, but Walken's performance in The Deer Hunter is untouchable ... The Dead Zone and Annie Hall make this an easy one for me
I was thinking specifically of Deer Hunter (Annie Hall was excellent of course too) and he almost won. But overall, I had to go with Freeman.

I feel that Walken and DeNiro have really become lampoons of themselves. Sure, their greatest work is superb but I hate to see these joke roles that they've been taking over the last several years. I can't even remember the last good movie DeNiro has been in

For DeNiro, it's been a while

A Bronx Tale ??
Cop Land came a few years after so I'm going with that. Can't think of anything else after Cop Land.
What about Ronin?  I thought that was a pretty good movie.

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Posted 12 December 2016 - 02:01 PM

View PostEagleMoon, on 12 December 2016 - 01:38 PM, said:

View Posttreeduck, on 12 December 2016 - 01:36 PM, said:

Everyone seems to have bought into this idea that Walken is a parody of himself now, like they hear people say it or see it written down so they parrot it and believe it. It's not true though.

Nope it's my real opinion from real experience in real life. Imagine that!

:P
Sorry I don't value your opinion. Goodbye and fly high eagle!




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