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red dog 1

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Fri May 22, 2015, 10:34 PM May 2015

Best Gene Hackman Movie Ever? [View all]

Last edited Sat May 23, 2015, 03:22 PM - Edit history (2)

That scene at the end of The Birdcage with Gene Hackman in drag was hilarious, IMO.
(The Birdcage, a first rate comedy, also starred Robin Williams & Nathan Lane)

I wanted to add to the list of options the following great Gene Hackman movies, but, alas, they only allow you 10 Poll options

Young Frankenstein..("Wait..I was going to make espresso&quot
Mississippi Burning
Get Shorty
The Firm
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Quick and the Dead
A Bridge Too Far
Behind Enemy Lines
I Never Sang For My Father
(and many others as well, including The Replacements)

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The Birdcage
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Bonnie and Clyde
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The Conservation
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Crimson Tide
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Enemy of the State
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The French Connection
1 (20%)
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Narrow Margin
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Night Moves
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Best Gene Hackman Movie Ever? [View all] red dog 1 May 2015 OP
I would have voted for Hoosiers! It's just a classic high school sport movie. CaliforniaPeggy May 2015 #1
Me too! Enthusiast May 2015 #14
I'm partial to Enemy of the State and Runaway Jury. Lars39 May 2015 #2
Enemy of the State is a masterpiece! red dog 1 May 2015 #19
It's righ up there with Three Days of the Condor, as far as message goes, imo. Lars39 May 2015 #37
How about "I Never Sang For My Father"? Gidney N Cloyd May 2015 #3
Mississippi Burning Hassin Bin Sober May 2015 #4
Great, great role. BUT---he shares billing with the awesome Willem Dafoe. "Hoosiers" is all GH. WinkyDink May 2015 #13
He is also a novelist. frogmarch May 2015 #5
Didn't know that, thanks. red dog 1 May 2015 #16
Hoosiers rug May 2015 #6
What no Poseidon Adventure? Joe Shlabotnik May 2015 #7
Yet another great Gene Hackman movie red dog 1 May 2015 #17
Otisburg?! kentauros May 2015 #8
French Connection II DFW May 2015 #9
"I didn't catch that" red dog 1 May 2015 #22
"The Conversation" is one of my favorite films mucifer May 2015 #10
Great flick. Paladin May 2015 #15
Powerful film! red dog 1 May 2015 #26
Bonnie and Clyde Tom Ripley May 2015 #11
Great line! red dog 1 May 2015 #27
YOU OMITTED "HOOSIERS"?!?! That's like omitting "G2" for Pacino! WinkyDink May 2015 #12
Another vote for Hoosiers red dog 1 May 2015 #21
Gene Hackman could make a movie where all he does is sit in a chair and stare into space FrodosPet May 2015 #18
Sit in a chair and stair, that would be a biopic about Raygun. kairos12 May 2015 #25
Clint Eastwood spent 10 minutes on prime time television red dog 1 May 2015 #28
Dirty Chairy. kairos12 May 2015 #29
Good one! red dog 1 May 2015 #31
...with a saxophone... TeeYiYi May 2015 #36
The Conversation BlueJazz May 2015 #20
Scarecrow Doc_Technical May 2015 #23
I forgot about that one red dog 1 May 2015 #32
The French Connection kairos12 May 2015 #24
Young Frankenstein. zappaman May 2015 #30
His little scene as the blind hermit was probably the best scene of the entire movie. red dog 1 May 2015 #33
Yes zappaman May 2015 #34
Thanks for posting that red dog 1 May 2015 #35
You may be right, but it is a close race with many scenes FrodosPet May 2015 #38
Great line! red dog 1 May 2015 #40
This poll is meaningless without an entry for Superman IV. Orrex May 2015 #39
Target whistler162 May 2015 #41
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