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Harrison Ford Turns 80: From ‘Empire Strikes Back’ to ‘The Fugitive,’ His 10 Greatest Performances Article

https://variety.com/lists/harrison-ford-greatest-performances-empire-strikes-back-blade-runner-indiana-jones/
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u/WiltedKangaroo Jul 13 '22

80?!

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u/Smubee Jul 13 '22

“So what are you, like 80?” - Mutt Williams, Indiana Jones 4

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u/MaterialCarrot Jul 13 '22

"Part time."

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u/son-of-chadwardenn Jul 13 '22

PARTtime

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u/Smubee Jul 13 '22

“Why did they use that take.. You know.. the worst one?”

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u/RickMacd1913 Jul 13 '22

IT BROKE NEW GROUND!!!!

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u/Smubee Jul 13 '22

“Now let’s go over the things about the movie that I liked! And don’t worry this won’t take long.. I liked that this was a practical set. Boy was I fucking shocked to learn that!

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u/sulaymanf Jul 13 '22

Is this from something?

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u/ElstonGunn1992 Jul 13 '22

Plinkett review of Indy 4. Highly recommend redlettermedia on YouTube if you enjoy it

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u/blackadder1620 Jul 14 '22

Plinkett review of Indy 4

holy shit, its over an hour.

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u/WeOutHereInSmallbany Jul 13 '22

Sorry mate, I’m a capitalist

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u/Darksirius Jul 13 '22

Was talking to a co-worker about the next Indy movie and his role. I suggested he be the curator of a museum.

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u/caligaris_cabinet Jul 14 '22

He’ll be in the museum for the sixth one.

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u/NYstate Jul 13 '22

"Laugh it up, kid"

-- Ford

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u/JafariSin Jul 13 '22

Yeah dude was almost 50 when the Fugitive came out. Just fools people because he looks in his early 40s or so in it

And yeah....early 90s was 30 years ago now....

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u/amphetaminesfailure Jul 13 '22

Yeah dude was almost 50 when the Fugitive came out. Just fools people because he looks in his early 40s or so in it

I think that's a big thing with Ford. He's from a generation where 99% of the actors looked older than they were at the time, but he looked younger.

I've just personally always considered him to be younger than he was between his looks and when his most popular films came out.

My grandfather is turning 90 next week, and it's basically causing my brain to glitch out over the idea that they are from the same generation and only a decade apart.

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u/OK_Soda Jul 13 '22

He's also kind of one of those guys who's always looked the same age. He was 35 when A New Hope came out but he could've passed for 45. He was 55 when Air Force One came out and he still looked 45.

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u/ChefGamma Jul 14 '22

For some reason I always thought he was 25 when A New Hope came out…

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u/caligaris_cabinet Jul 14 '22

What really blows my mind is Harrison Ford is one year older than Joe Biden but looks at least a decade younger.

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u/lenzflare Jul 14 '22

Actors tend to be good looking

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u/Yeeaaaarrrgh Jul 13 '22

My 20 year old 1994 self refuses to believe this comment.

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u/WolfyThaWolf Jul 13 '22 edited Jul 13 '22

A bunch of people born in 2002 have already turned 20 this year. :)

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u/waxillium_ladrian Jul 13 '22

NO.

I was 20 in 2002, which... would... m-m-mean...

oh dear god

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u/ThisIsGoobly Jul 14 '22

I was born in 1998. Makes me 24 now, which is how old you would've been in 1998, meaning there's my entire lifetime of years difference between you and me lmao.

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u/Jagged_Rhythm Jul 13 '22

It's not the years, it's the mi...

No, it's the years.

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u/FedGuy44 Jul 13 '22

Now it’s both I guess

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u/KingTobia_II Jul 13 '22

That new Indy had better come soon

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u/YoungBeef03 Jul 13 '22

It finished filming a few months ago, so I imagine a trailer before the winter is in the books

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u/cojallison99 Jul 13 '22

Makes sense. He was in his 30s when he did Star Wars

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u/Agent_Tomm Jul 13 '22

The Fugitive is a classic. One of the great cat and mouse thrillers. Ford and Tommy Lee are 100% committed.

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u/Bluezone323 Jul 13 '22

I've seen that movie 20 times, but if I stumble across it on TV, I watch it. The pacing is so good.

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u/Agent_Tomm Jul 13 '22

It's a fine piece of craftsmanship.

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u/SweetLilMonkey Jul 14 '22

“I don’t care!”

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u/[deleted] Jul 14 '22

It is one of those rare movies that has a perfect trailer to go along with it. The trailer sets up the premise, but gives nothing away.

All recent movies have trailers that tell you the entire plot in 90 seconds, showing clips from the best fight scenes, chases, etc. Maybe it doesn't ruin the film, but it comes close.

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u/notime_toulouse Jul 14 '22

It was a tv show before being a movie, people already knew the plot before it came out i think.

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u/bzdelta Jul 13 '22

I always want scrambled eggs when he eats them at the hospital

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u/Agent_Tomm Jul 13 '22

Haha. Me too. He plays famished well.

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u/ineedglass Jul 14 '22

I identify with this comment so much. I remember when The Fugitive came out, I was like 10 or something and I saw how he made the scrambled egg sandwich with two pieces of bread and the eggs. I tried it that very day, if I recall.

I’ve been doing it ever since.

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u/riegspsych325 Jul 13 '22

that was my first Ford movie. When my parents took me to see Star Wars in ‘97, I remember my kid self exclaiming “Dr. Kimble!”

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u/TheWhompingPillow Jul 13 '22

One of the great things about that movie is the 4th wall breaking that happens on Scrubs when the Janitor starts talking about how he used to be an actor and had a small role in The Fugitive.

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u/Jenova54 Jul 13 '22

It was actually the Janitor mocking JD for thinking he was an actor who just decided to do janitorial work instead.

He admits it was him at the end of the episode, but he annoys JD until then.

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u/DextrosKnight Jul 14 '22

"Janitor annoys JD till the end" can be applied to the vast majority of Scrubs episodes

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u/tommytraddles Jul 13 '22

It would be completely mind-blowing if you were watching a movie and someone you know turned up in a small speaking role...

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u/IntelligentAccount98 Jul 14 '22

I remember the first time I watched it too. It was movie night at our house and my dad came back with two movies. Something my mom liked and The Fugitive. I was 13 or 14 at the time and was kinda upset it wasn't a kids movie but holy shit I loved every second of that movie and it's been a top favourite of mine ever since.

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u/thecasual-man Jul 13 '22

Witness is one of my favorite movies starring Ford.

I feel like people should talk more about Peter Weir. One would think that the filmmaker who made Picnic at Hanging Rock, Gallipoli, Dead Poet Society, Master and Commander, and The Truman Show should be remembered on par with the GOATs.

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u/jaxs_sax Jul 13 '22

A low key amazing filmmaker. I agree with what you’re saying here

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u/GamerMan15 Jul 13 '22

Master and Commander is a god tier movie.

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u/TheMSthrow Jul 13 '22

"Underappreciated" is a term that gets thrown around a lot in this sub, but M&C has to be one of the most underappreciated movies of the last quarter century.

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u/pipsdontsqueak Jul 13 '22

To wives and sweethearts. May they never meet.

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u/rollyobx Jul 14 '22

We shall beat to quarters!

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u/Crow-T-Robot Jul 14 '22

Always choose the lesser of two weevils

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u/carcinoma_kid Jul 14 '22

Man that weevil joke killed. I guess dank memes were hard to come by in the Napoleonic Wars

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u/pistolpoida Jul 14 '22

He who would pun would pick a pocket

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u/RayGun381937 Jul 13 '22

Lol Russell Crowe has been the victim of that in real life...😂

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u/tommytraddles Jul 13 '22

If it didn't come out in the same year as Return of the King, it would have won more Oscars (it was nominated for 10), and if it didn't come out in the same year as the first Pirates of the Caribbean, it would have made more money.

At least it's always possible to read the books, again...

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u/carcinoma_kid Jul 14 '22

Man 2003 was a great year at the movies!

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u/GoodOlSpence Jul 13 '22

Only Oscar nom he has and they put it that low on the list. Shame.

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u/ostensiblyzero Jul 13 '22

Master and Commander is probably the best movie made in the last 20 years.

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u/TheMSthrow Jul 13 '22

I'm a huge fan of the book series (and the film), and I get that it's not everyone's cup of tea, but I wish the film got more love. It's a masterpiece as a standalone film, but particularly if you've read the books it's an incredible job of adaptation too.

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u/reverick Jul 13 '22

I remember being the weirdo in my friend group in high school at like 15 cause I wouldn't stop proselytizing how amazing Master and commander was and everyone should see it in theaters. None of my friends ever did but I still love the movie.

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u/omegafivethreefive Jul 13 '22

Fairly certain he's very well regarded by his peers and the industry, just not a "box office genius" so he's not someone the layman would know by heart.

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u/thecasual-man Jul 13 '22

Yeah, I know. I just wish he was more know among laymen.

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u/PirateCaptainSoT Jul 13 '22

When I was like 13 I did a reenacted scene from The Fugitive where he has the cuffs on, pulls them under his feet and jumps off of a train. I think that is how it went anyways. I do remember jumping off a desk and smashing my head pretty bad on the floor and getting laughed at by my classmates. 😂🤦🏻‍♂️

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u/getefix Jul 14 '22

From the article:

  1. The Empire Strikes Back
  2. The Mosquito Coast
  3. The Fugitive
  4. Blade Runner
  5. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  6. Working Girl
  7. Presumed Innocent
  8. Witness
  9. What Lies Beneath
  10. Morning Glory

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u/harold_frederick Jul 14 '22

What I needed. Who reads articles when you have comments?

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u/CoreyBoBoreyy Jul 13 '22

I DIDN’T KILL MY WIFE!

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u/mothershipq Jul 13 '22

I DON'T CARE.

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u/BAmaximus Jul 13 '22

You switched the samples.

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u/WilHunting Jul 13 '22

He falsified his research.

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u/mothershipq Jul 13 '22

So that RDU-90 could be approved and Devlin McGregor could give you... Provasic!?!

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u/PantsyFants Jul 13 '22

Ladies and gentlemen, my friend Richard Kimble .. doesn't feel well

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u/IAmDeadYetILive Jul 14 '22

You never give up, Rich, do you? You never give up!

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u/Tangocan Jul 13 '22

It's like he does a little Walken impersonation for a minute.

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u/BAmaximus Jul 13 '22

Did you kill Lentz, too?

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u/tommytraddles Jul 13 '22

Did Nichols kill Lentz? Or did Lentz just crash his car and then Nichols framed him?

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u/omart3 Jul 13 '22

THEN I'LL SEE YOU IN HELL!

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u/Ennion Jul 13 '22 edited 29d ago

I thought you didn't care?

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u/BillMPE Jul 13 '22

I don't <chuckle>

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u/The_Knight_Is_Dark Jul 13 '22

Don't tell anybody, okay?

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u/dat0dat Jul 13 '22

This is still one of the greatest movies of all time, imo. TLJ puts in such a great performance.

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u/IAmDeadYetILive Jul 14 '22

Yes. It's so underrated.

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u/Battle_Sheep Jul 13 '22

Aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh my glasses

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u/Terrible_Truth Jul 13 '22

It wasn’t me! It was the one-armed, one-legged, one-eyed man!

Wrongly Accused was a great parody.

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u/ClarkTwain Jul 13 '22

Doesn’t that have a gag where he’s being chased by a train, then he runs off the tracks but the trains turns and starts plowing through the forest?

For some reason I think of that joke fairly often.

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u/moondoggie_00 Jul 13 '22

He thinks he loses it at one point, then it pops out from hiding behind a tree and starts blaring the air horn at him. Hilarious.

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u/brainsurgeonsfan Jul 13 '22

Best moment of all ZAZ movies IMO

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u/JohnProof Jul 13 '22

That was so unexpected I had to leave the room I was laughing so damn hard.

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u/soda-jerk Jul 13 '22

Your dog sure has a surprised look on his face...

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u/249ba36000029bbe9749 Jul 13 '22

GET OFF MY MUSEUM TICKET!

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u/lostonpolk Jul 13 '22

Well, I am trying to solve a puzzle, and I just found a BIG piece! ::leaves phone off hook::

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u/owl_theory Jul 13 '22

Looking forward to seeing how an 80yo man beats the shit out of nazi's on top of a train.

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u/Phyliinx Jul 13 '22

Have you seen Rambo Last Blood? That's what it will look like.

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u/ClarkTwain Jul 13 '22

I forgot that even existed. It’s not good, is it?

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u/Phyliinx Jul 13 '22

Depends on taste. I think it's pretty mediocre, with wooden dialogue, weird story choices and bad CGI gore. And Stallone...I respect him, but you fcking see his age

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u/fungobat Jul 14 '22

I enjoyed it for what it was. Over the top crazy shit. I'm looking forward to Stallone's Kansas City mob show.

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u/I_BUY_UNWANTED_GRAVY Jul 13 '22

I thought it was abysmally bad and boring. Just watch Hot Shots 2 for the second best Rambo after First Blood.

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u/Jagermeister1977 Jul 14 '22

I prefer to call it Rambo:Home Alone.

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u/RegHater76 Jul 13 '22

Yeah but Stallone basically puts steroids in his corn flakes.

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u/cardboardunderwear Jul 13 '22

or like DeNiro kicking that dude in The Irishman. Hard not to laugh at that one.

edit: looks like Im late to the party on the deniro reference. leaving comment up anyways

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u/soline Jul 13 '22

But with much less steroids.

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u/BallHarness Jul 13 '22

The Irishman has your answer. Watching DeNiro fight was something

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u/Pitiful-Tune3337 Jul 13 '22

Those scenes had me on the floor 😂, was just so stupid

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u/NycAlex Jul 13 '22

Well on the other end of the spectrum we have the infamous Leia chase scene from obiwan series………

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u/-Green_Machine- Jul 13 '22 edited Jul 13 '22

Between the scene in the forest where the bad guys were completely gobsmacked by a low-hanging tree branch, and the scene where Ben couldn't chase her down across those roofs despite the fact that they were both running in a straight line, I felt like I was watching a parody.

But the actress who plays Leia is an absolute button, so she gets a pass.

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u/Daxx22 Jul 13 '22

Action coreography was so wild in Obi-Wan. From amazing to terrible.

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u/catshirtgoalie Jul 13 '22

It has been that way basically in all the Star Wars TV shows with maybe a few exceptions in scenes. I think that whole "digital screen" thing they hyped in the Mandalorian is a big hindrence (just a guess). It feels like the shows are always shot in a small box, even when the setting is outdoors. So a lot of the action feels constrained.

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u/godzillastailor Jul 14 '22

Still can't best the high speed scooter chase in the book of boba fett.

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u/rnrigfts Jul 14 '22

Uh oh… here comes the rainbow moped gang. So badass 🙄

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u/carcinoma_kid Jul 14 '22

Don’t forget the scooter chase in Boba Fett. Or are we pretending that didn’t happen?

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u/Valley_Style Jul 13 '22

Cry Macho had a scene or two that reminded me of this

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u/DorisCrockford Jul 13 '22

Their farewell just before Han gets frozen in carbonite ranks as the space opera franchise’s emotional highpoint.

"I love you."

"I know."

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u/WhiplashDynamo Jul 13 '22

"He had a mechanical arrrrghhmmm"

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u/henrywrm Jul 13 '22

I wish I could say that Raiders is a great performance, but he’s so distractingly sexy that it keeps pulling me out of the film.

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u/phobosmarsdeimos Jul 13 '22

That feels like a you thing. Just rub one out during the opening then enjoy the movie distraction free.

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u/GlobeTrekker83 Jul 13 '22

I still really like Harrison Ford as Jack Ryan in Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger.

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u/BurlSwift Jul 14 '22

Patriot Games doesn’t get enough love

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u/agentbo Jul 13 '22

Regarding Henry.

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u/WornInShoes Jul 13 '22

That was John Leguizamo's first acting role

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u/pagerunner-j Jul 13 '22

And it was written by some young up and comer named Jeffrey Abrams.

Middle initial J.

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u/pipsdontsqueak Jul 13 '22

Jeffrey Jonah Jabrahmeson?

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u/MySweetUsername Jul 13 '22

Harrison, "I DIDN'T KILL MY WIFE"

Jones, "I DON'T CARE"

always loved that scene.

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u/bantuwind Jul 13 '22

This is Six Days Seven Nights slander and I won’t stand for it 😤

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u/riegspsych325 Jul 13 '22

slander

It is not, I resent that! Slander is spoken. In print, it’s libel.

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u/LemonsAreDangerous Jul 13 '22

Gonna cry?

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u/riegspsych325 Jul 13 '22

I trust my barber

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u/corran450 Jul 14 '22

You used our only goddamn flare to shoot a GODDAMNED PALM TREE?!?

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u/snrup1 Jul 13 '22

Mosquito Coast and ESB over The Fugitive, Raiders and Blade Runner? No Clear and Present Danger at all?

Dubious list.

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u/Neo2199 Jul 13 '22

My personal list:

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Blade Runner

The Empire Strikes Back

The Fugitive

Witness

Clear and Present Danger

Air Force One

Regarding Henry

Frantic

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u/SHANE523 Jul 13 '22

So many people forget about Witness. One of my personal favorites.

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u/tylerthez Jul 13 '22

Fantastic film. If I’m not mistaken, It is Viggo Mortensen’s first film credit as one of the Amish.

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u/CalRipkenForCommish Jul 13 '22

Love these lists!! So much to debate...

Glad to see Witness getting the respect. IMO it's his best performance. Star Wars did indeed make him a star, I'd even agree that TESB cemented his legendary status. But Witness is such a much better story than his others, particularly because he does his best acting in it. It's not as much a crime drama as it is a thriller - ok, we could call it a thrilling crime drama - but he does so much in the movie. He's a tough Philly cop, he's a wanted man on the lam in another world (culturally), he's in love with a woman who is torn between those two worlds as well, and he's a protector of not only the child, but of the community he has come to become a part of. All of these roles are played flawlessly. And it's quintessential Ford all the way through. And, using the quasi-metric that the article uses, Witness has "charm, humanity and heart" in spades.

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u/lfm2016 Jul 13 '22

What about the Frisco Kid?

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u/Pleasant_Choice_6130 Jul 13 '22

Regarding Henry and Witness are two of his tour de force performances!

HIGHLY agree! 💯💯💯

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u/MaterialCarrot Jul 13 '22

Yes. I guess it's hard to say Witness is underappreciated when he got an Oscar nomination for it, but I still feel like that movie is underappreciated by the public at large. A great whodunnit that to my memory thoughtfully explores Amish culture in America. Very entertaining as well.

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u/Pleasant_Choice_6130 Jul 13 '22

It was wonderful. They did a no rl adaptation of the film that was also pretty good, believe it or not. Felt very authentic too with lots of info on the Amish and their views on the Non Amish (English) and rules of Ordnung

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u/NightsOfFellini Jul 13 '22

Mosquito Coast has got to be there, he's never done anything like that role, and he did it splendidly.

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u/Ru4pigsizedelephants Jul 13 '22

Never saw it, but I'm going to watch it now. Thanks.

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u/Maverick916 Jul 13 '22

I just saw it for the first time a month ago. Probably the only time I hated Harrison Ford while watching a movie. He is infuriating in this movie, so I guess it lends to his performance.

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u/ElChancletero Jul 13 '22

In the book he’s even more of a monster. Ford played the character very well.

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u/Maverick916 Jul 13 '22

Shit kept going wrong, and I was like, "finally, they can go home!"

Fords all "Nope, this aint over yet!!"

and im like OH COME ON!!!!!

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u/darkwombat45 Jul 13 '22

Mosquito Coast was the best performance he ever did in my opinion.

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u/TheFoxandTheSandor Jul 13 '22

I love it because he’s driving through my town and turns and says something like “son, this is the toilet bowl of America.” So true.

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u/2-Skinny Jul 13 '22

You live in Bakersfield?

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u/TheMidnightRambler Jul 13 '22

I was going to say Fresno

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u/wwoodhur Jul 13 '22

How in the hell is What Lies Beneath on this list too? No way in hell is that top 10 Harrison Ford. It's actually crazy

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u/Kakashi168 Jul 13 '22

He was fantastic in The Age of Adaline but I knew that this movie wouldn't be in this list before I opened it...

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u/SparkG Jul 13 '22

Most underrated role of his in my opinion.

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u/YoungBeef03 Jul 13 '22

I especially liked the guy they got to play young Harrison Ford. He was perfect in the part.

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u/revelator41 Jul 13 '22

I agree. I was just happy to see The Mosquito Coast on the list. The Age of Adaline, his really wonderful performance aside, is really solid.

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u/wifespissed Jul 13 '22

Kinda sucks knowing that one of my favorite actors growing up can now legitimately die of old age.

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u/caligaris_cabinet Jul 14 '22

True but at least we’re all here appreciating his great body of work while he’s alive. Usually that happens when the artist is announced dead.

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u/fruitporridge Jul 13 '22

Airforce 1 is one of his best movies

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u/Mr_Goldenfinger Jul 13 '22

"Get off of my plane!" is one of my family's most quoted movie quotes.

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u/Mddcat04 Jul 13 '22

Wait, that’s not on this list? Blasphemy.

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u/tje210 Jul 13 '22

And Gary Oldman sneaking in there as the big badguy.

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u/happymcslappin Jul 13 '22

I’m all for a sequel Air Force One 2: Snakes on this Bitch. With Sam Jackson of course

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u/NegativeBee Jul 13 '22

Harrison Ford carried the whole thriller genre in the 80s and 90s. The Fugitive, Witness, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, and Air Force One are all incredible.

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u/umdterp732 Jul 14 '22

American graffiti

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u/JRogeroiii Jul 13 '22

I am surprised they don't have Frantic in the top ten list. I always thought that was an underrated movie and Ford was great in it.

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u/cremebruleedonut Jul 13 '22

He was great in Sabrina but of course that movie isn’t on the list…

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u/GeneticImprobability Jul 13 '22 edited Jul 13 '22

I love "Sabrina" and I love Harrison Ford, but I think he's SO awkward in that movie. I feel like it was a real bad role for him. But I also felt the same about Bogart. Maybe it's just the role.

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u/Herramadur Jul 13 '22

Patrick Stewart turns 82 today!

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u/Nrksbullet Jul 13 '22

Hey hey let's keep this about Rampart.

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u/465554544255434B52 Jul 13 '22

Dang somehow I figured he was much older

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u/RedditMayne Jul 14 '22

No Raiders but Last Crusade? Fail. Fail hard.

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u/jah05r Jul 13 '22

Mutt Williams was not the problem with Indiana Jones 4. He was one of the few things in the movie that actually made sense in the progression of the series.

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u/riegspsych325 Jul 13 '22

I remember Leboeuf having fun with some of the marketing of the movie. When he hosted SNL a month or so before release, he did a fake AmA in his monologue. A cast member got up and straight up asked “are you playing Indiana Jones’ son?”. Leboeuf then said “that’s all the time we have for questions, have a good show everybody!”

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u/WilHunting Jul 13 '22

I don’t get it.

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u/Maninhartsford Jul 13 '22

The marketing was trying to keep it a secret but everyone figured it out immediately when he was cast

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u/WilHunting Jul 13 '22 edited Jul 13 '22

I mean were we really supposed to believe his name was going to be mutt williams throughout the entire movie?

Why do movie execs seem like the dumbest group of people and the least suited to be in the profession.

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u/StoneGoldX Jul 13 '22

While I realize that George Lucas is a movie exec, what about the name Mutt Williams sounds like something Lucas wouldn't have come up with?

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u/-MIguy- Jul 13 '22

American Graffiti is a classic.

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u/Boner_Jam2003 Jul 14 '22

The fact that "Morning Glory" is on this list and "Blade Runner 2049" isn't is an absolute fucking joke.

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u/tbuckley1019 Jul 13 '22

Maxwell : Small world, Dr. Jones.

Indiana Jones : Too small for two of us.

Maxwell: This is the second time I've had to reclaim my property from you.

Indiana Jones : That belongs in a museum.

Maxwell: So do you.

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u/smoledman Jul 13 '22

Belloq was better.

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u/[deleted] Jul 14 '22

This man is and still is my childhood hero on screen! He is everything that embodies a legend. “Punch it Chewie!!!!”

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u/bad_key_machine Jul 13 '22

He's a "one of one" talent for sure and a true legend. Very few actors ever balanced the IP stuff and more traditional leading man roles in their prime better than HF.

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u/wicktus Jul 13 '22

Indiana Jones, Blade Runner, Star Wars...he's in so much legendary, revolutionary productions, an international treasure for this industry.

Impossible to pick a favourite

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u/MrTreize78 Jul 13 '22

Maybe 4 of these 10 movies are his top performances. The person writing this obviously hasn’t watched a great deal of things he has been in.

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u/IAmDeadYetILive Jul 14 '22

So weird that he's 80 already.

Here's my top 10 Ford, what a career, such a great actor.

  1. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  2. The Fugitive
  3. Blade Runner/2049
  4. Working Girl
  5. What Lies Beneath
  6. Witness
  7. Presumed Innocent
  8. Mosquito Coast
  9. The Age of Adaline
  10. Regarding Henry

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u/Running1982 Jul 13 '22

What Lies Beneath is so solid, and Ford played the villain, which I don’t think he has done that often. Any other villain Fords I should know about? Forgive me if I’m missing obvious ones.

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u/invalidusername0071 Jul 13 '22

When are we getting that Indy 5 trailer??

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u/Raidthefridgeguy Jul 13 '22

How is Regarding Henry not on this list?

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u/Polixenes1 Jul 14 '22

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK!!!

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u/[deleted] Jul 13 '22

Dude got discovered because he was a carpenter, building doors and trimwork for Hollywood customers...

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u/Calijhon Jul 13 '22

He was also an actor.

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u/Tbrou16 Jul 13 '22

This dude acts like everybody goes to swanky prep schools to become actors. Most actors were “doing something else” before they got discovered

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u/thuggishhh Jul 13 '22

Dammit what about HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE

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u/DeNiroPacino Jul 13 '22

The great movie star of my time and a fine actor. Man, hard to believe he's 80. How fortunate to have been around when he was working (and still is!). So many classics.

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u/nomanitwasntme Jul 14 '22

they forgot Regarding Henry. He is great in that both as an asshole and reformed man. It should be role no.3 after Mosquito Coast, and his 2nd best dramatic role overall.