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A Consistently Good Actor, Despite Urban Legend  
User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7443 posts, RR: 62
Posted (10 years 10 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1070 times:
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I was watching Primal Fear with Richard Gere.

Then I thought of some of the other flicks Gere has been in...


Chicago
Pretty Woman
The Jackal
An Officer and a Gentleman(which I first saw a few weeks ago)


Looking back, I gotta say that gerbil or not, this guy does pretty well with roles.

Any other flicks of his worth seeing?




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User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13170 posts, RR: 77
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months ago) and read 1020 times:

Wonder what Gerbils think of his acting ability?

User currently offlineSebolino From France, joined May 2001, 3681 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months ago) and read 1017 times:

If I understand correctly, you call Pretty Woman a good movie ?

User currently offlineBobrayner From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2003, 2227 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (10 years 10 months ago) and read 1014 times:

Actually, he was quite good in Internal Affairs!

However, thinking of The Jackal - the original (Day of the Jackal) was better, including the cast...



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User currently offlineHomer71 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2241 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 997 times:

Somehow, just from reading the topic title, I knew you were talking about Richard Gere... Big grin

I like his acting, he was good in "Primal Fear", albeit he was a little upstaged by Edward Norton (in his first major role, I believe). He was a great jerk in "Internal Affairs", the way he played mind games on Andy Garcia. I can't believe it's actually him singing in "Chicago".

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User currently offlineMidnightMike From United States of America, joined Mar 2003, 2892 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 996 times:


Richard Gere was in the movie "And the band played on", it was a special on HBO. He played a gay Broadway casting director, believe it or not, he was pretty convincing. I think that Richard Gere tries to pick good movie roles and not that he is a good actor, just an average one.



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User currently offlineCactusA319 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 2918 posts, RR: 25
Reply 6, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 974 times:

Internal Affairs is my favorite Gere movie. Unfaithful is another good one, as is The Mothman Prophecies.



User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7443 posts, RR: 62
Reply 7, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 934 times:
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Still have to see Mothman in its entirely but Officer, Chicago and Jackal were pretty good.

Pretty Woman was nice b/c of the woman  Big grin

But a great movie with her...Ocean's 11. Just a great movie in general!



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User currently offlineCovert From Ghana, joined Oct 2001, 1450 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 927 times:

Prett Woman was an excellent flick, relates to me in a way.


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User currently offlineBobrayner From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2003, 2227 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks ago) and read 916 times:

Prett Woman was an excellent flick, relates to me in a way.

Viv? Is that you? I'll send Darryl round with the limo...

Signed, GDB



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User currently offlineAWspicious From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 905 times:

Anyone saw a movie he also stared in called Breathless? In a nutshell, it's about his character (who's a bit of a trouble maker) having the hots for a French girl who (I believe) was employed as a translator (or, something along those lines). Interesting movie. The co-star was/is a beautiful (hot!) looking actress. I especially liked the shower scene ;-]

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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29791 posts, RR: 58
Reply 11, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 879 times:

Richie, is also banned from ever visiting China because of his Tibet stand and that movie he did about their legal system.

What was the name of it, I don't remember.



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