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PostPosted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 7:51 am    Post subject: Worst Movie Character Names Reply with quote

Bitsey Bloom ("The Life of David Gale")
Flipper Purify ("Jungle Fever")
Sookie Sapperstein ("Igby Goes Down")
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I realize it was unintentional, but Gene Wilder playing a character named "Michael Jordan" (from Chicago) was probably the only funny thing about "Hanky Panky"

Also, a hero named "Dick Sherwood," the best porn actor name ever, in the 1930's film "Yellowstone."
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 12:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

CharlesTatum wrote:
I realize it was unintentional, but Gene Wilder playing a character named "Michael Jordan" (from Chicago) was probably the only funny thing about "Hanky Panky"


Continuing the theme, it's a little tragic that a certain Oscar-nominated film is today remembered mostly because the lead character is named...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072848/

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 3:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

UDM wrote:
CharlesTatum wrote:
I realize it was unintentional, but Gene Wilder playing a character named "Michael Jordan" (from Chicago) was probably the only funny thing about "Hanky Panky"


Continuing the theme, it's a little tragic that a certain Oscar-nominated film is today remembered mostly because the lead character is named...

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072848/

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I've never seen it, and had no clue!
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks to Orndorf for pointing this one out...

Knox Overstreet, Dead Poets Society

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Boof, Teen Wolf
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Chev Chelios, Crank.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I doubt anyone can beat "Pistachio Disguisey" on Master of Disguise.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Worst Movie Character Names Reply with quote

Jack Sommersby wrote:

Flipper Purify ("Jungle Fever")


It's funny, because Spike's early naming can cut both ways. "Mars Blackmon" was a classic. "Mister Señor Love Daddy." "Da Mayor." All great stuff. But yeah, then you have shit like "Flipper Purify."

Lucas thought up a bunch of stupid ones for the prequels. "Dexter Jettster" might be the worst, though there's plenty of competition.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Slyder wrote:
I doubt anyone can beat "Pistachio Disguisey" on Master of Disguise.


But that's supposed to be silly. I love that name.

I also love Chev Chelios - so goofy, so wrong, so right.

As for Lucas: the man named his son "Jett" and let his kids name lots of characters. But after the awesomeness of a name like Lando Calrissian, he can do whatever he wants, name-wise.

Meanwhile: Juno Macduff. Seriously?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is good for a laugh. Check out Raymond Burr's character's name in the original Godzilla (and his appearance in a 1984 sequel):

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0197521/
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Couldn't be more polar opposites, they.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Worst Movie Character Names Reply with quote

Alken wrote:
There are certain character available with me that can be listed in this thread to become a life time worst character. Most of the characters are from the horror movies. The biggest winner in the list according me is Dracula Played in the movie Ven Helsings.


I will notify the estate of Bram Stoker immediately. But Dracula doesn't count (ha ha), because you asked for a "life time worst character", and I think it can safely be said that Dracula is, well, dead.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"The biggest winner in the list according me is Dracula Played in the movie Ven Helsings. "

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So much wrong with that sentence that I actually have a headache now.

I hope you fucking die you shill.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 8:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another funny one- Elvis Presley's last film role:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065537/
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I can't decide if it's the film director...or the guy who was found not guilty of beating Bob Crane to death with a tripod!
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 15, 2009 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Heh! I thought the same damn thing. (By the way, I can't agree with your 5-star rating of Carpenter's Body Bags, but I did give it a semi-healthy 3-star rating.)
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 12:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

K-Mart. Resident Evil Afterlife
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2011 2:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Miss Horror wrote:
K-Mart. Resident Evil Afterlife

But i don't think so for K-Mart.
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