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WhiteKiboko said:
hes never in a starring role but still recognizable (kinda like gary busey)

Ahem.... it's a little-known fact that Gary Busey played the title role in THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY (and did a damn good job of it too, as I recall) 8)

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Clem said:
Here's a non-Douglas solution to the Sutherland problem:

Donald Sutherland starred in "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" with Leonard Nimoy
Nimoy starred in "Star Trek" with George Takei
Takei appeared in "The Green Berets" with John Wayne
Wayne got killed by a squid in "Reap the Wild Wind"

Well done! (I had no idea that Takei was in THE GREEN BERETS, but I remember reading about REAP THE WILD WIND in the Ellis book SEARCH FOR THE G.S.)

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Taningia, the elliptical structure of your sequence is quite lovely.

Clem

:oops: Why thank you, Clem -- a were-squid always appreciates a compliment on her elliptical structure.

[Fearless Leader sees above, panics, and once again reminds us that there may be minors on the site]

Just funnin' ya, Tony :wink:

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William H. Macy stars in "Oleanna" by David Mamet
Mamet's translation of "Uncle Vanya" staged in 1988 with Christopher Walken
Walken stars in "A View To A Kill" with Roger Moore
Moore stars in "Octopussy"

:roll:

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Juliette Binoche's great grand-mother owned a cat named George.
George Lumiere made film about an pioneering early trip to the moon.
The Moon was depicted as exploding in the new version of the 'Time Machine'.
The first version of the Time Machine had interesting Morlocks.
The Morlocks also appeared in the X-Men comic.
Patrick Stewart, Prof X, has never appeared in a film with Juliette Binoche.

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Tintenfisch,

Juliette Binoche stars in "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" with Lena Olin
Olin stars in "Enemies: A Love Story" with Angelica Huston
Huston stars in "Crimes and Misdemeanors" with Martin Landau
Landau wrestles a rubber octopus in "Ed Wood"

:heee:

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Clem said:
William H. Macy stars in "Oleanna" by David Mamet
Mamet's translation of "Uncle Vanya" staged in 1988 with Christopher Walken
Walken stars in "A View To A Kill" with Roger Moore
Moore stars in "Octopussy"

very nice....that was most of my original path, the only more direct way i could think of was :

macy with rip torn in 'down periscope'
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WK,

Ouch. So much for my dreams of concision.

Here's one I can't work out, and though he came to film via a circuitous route, he was a movie star:

Frank Sinatra.

:?:

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i almost suggested him earlier... ignoring the 'from here to eternity' path (the one i used earlier)... this took me awhile, and i can say its a miracle i remebered one that helped out....

sinatra - shirley maclain in 'oceans eleven'
maclain - richard dreyfuss in 'postcards from the edge'
dreyfuss - robert shaw in 'jaws'
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ok...super easy one...... tani, you paying attention?

alan rickman, in less than four associations
 
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WhiteKiboko said:
ok...super easy one...... tani, you paying attention?

alan rickman, in less than four associations

Don't know if I can do less than four, but exactly four will work:

- Alan Rickman was in DIE HARD with Bruce Willis
- Bruce Willis was in FIFTH ELEMENT with Gary Oldman
- Gary Oldman was in PRICK UP YOUR EARS with Alfred Molina
- Alfred Molina will play Dr. Octopus in SPIDERMAN 2

How did you manage to get three?

8)
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rickman - matt damon - 'dogma'
damon - robin williams - 'good will hunting'
williams in 'popeye'
 

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Eddie Murphy stars in "Bowfinger" with Heather Graham
Graham stars in "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" with Mike Myers
Myers stars in the video for "Beautiful Stranger" with Madonna
Madonna gets smacked with an octopus in "Swept Away"

The poor octopus.

:roll:

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Clem, that was incredibly brave.....to admit you were one of 15 people that actually saw that movie...... :bonk:
 

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WhiteKiboko said:
Clem, that was incredibly brave.....to admit you were one of 15 people that actually saw that movie...... :bonk:

WK,

I did not see "Swept Away," I saw a television advertisement for it. The octo-smack was in the ad.

Grrr.

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