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What dead/too old actors should Quentin be working with?


#1

As we all know, Quentin loves old(er) movies, particularily from the 70’s. Now he has been working with some of his idols like Mr. Kung Fu David Carradine and Street Fighter Sonny Chiba, but nearly all of those dudes are of course either too old or dead now.



So which actors and actresses do you think Quentin should be working with, if they were alive and kicking? And which do you think he would like to work with?



Charles Bronson

He was a true superstar and a walking sensarion of an action icon. Forget all those pale faced young bland shitheads they pass of as action stars today. Bronson was a real badass and a charismatic one at that. I’m sure Quentin would have worked with him if he had the chanche to.

Just imagine Death Wish 6 directed by Quentin Tarantino. It would be the movie to end all movies. The ultimate masterpiece. The thought of it alone brings a tear to my eye (I’m serious)



Lee Marvin

With a little effort from himself, Marvin was able to be just about as charismatic as Bronson. I’m sure the movie “Prime Cut” makes Quentin jump up and down on his sofa, like it makes me. Not that this is the only movie he kicks ass in - oh no. He was in so many great ones - “The Dirty Dozen”, “Point Blank”, I’m sure Quentin even has a soft spot for "Paint Your Wagon"



Quentin enthusiasts know he loved both those guys, they are whom I thought of immediately.



what others are there? :slight_smile:


#2

63 views and no posts? :-</E>



Have I listed them all? I don’t think so :stuck_out_tongue:


#3

first name that came to mind when i read the topic was Bronson



mabye a young Brando, or DeNiro…yes i know DeNiro worked with QT, but there was so much unused potential



how bout Lee Van Cleef?


#4

[quote=“Movie_Villain”]
or DeNiro…yes i know DeNiro worked with QT, but there was so much unused potential
[/quote]

That was the point!



Well, QT said that if Bruce Lee was still alive, he’d be in Kill Bill. I also agree with Lee Marvin and Lee Van Cleef… wait, just realised all three names have “Lee” in them ;D



I know this isn’t specifically what you were asking, but other dead or old actors I would (have) like(d) to appear in a QT film (even if just as brief cameos):



Clint Eastwood

Eli Wallach

Al Pacino

Joe Pesci

James Woods

Paul Newman

Robert Redford

Gene Hackman

Sean Penn

Terence Stamp

Robert Duvall

Martin Sheen

Dennis Hopper

Rutger Hauer

Ernest Borgnine

John Cassavetes





Marlon Brando

John Wayne

James Coburn

Dean Martin

Henry Fonda

Jack Elam

Jason Robards

Woody Strode

Jack Palance

James Stewart

Brandon Lee

Boris Karloff

Peter Sellers

Richard Pryor

Elvis Presley

Heath Ledger


#5

Gary Oldman when he starred in Leon, that was so perfect

Sean Connery

Al Pacino definetly

Cary Grant


#6

[quote=“Ify”]
I know this isn’t specifically what you were asking, but other dead or old actors I would (have) like(d) to appear in a QT film (even if just as brief cameos):

Sean Penn
[/quote]

God, I hope he won’t read that ;D

he’s not that old, he still could play in a QT movie, right! hehe


#7

Sir Lawrence Olivier


#8

[quote=“21grams”]
God, I hope he won’t read that ;D

he’s not that old, he still could play in a QT movie, right! hehe
[/quote]

You’re right, he isn’t “too old”. I’d still love to see him in a QT film. :slight_smile:


#9

Don Stroud

Robert Vaughn

George Segal

Richard Pryor

JOHN WAYNE!!!


#10

Dakota Fanning


#11

[quote=“Scarface”]
Dakota Fanning
[/quote]

That made me chuckle for a bit, but now I’m really wondering if she’s dead :open_mouth:


#12

[quote=“RatQuiRit”]
That made me chuckle for a bit, but now I’m really wondering if she’s dead :open_mouth:
[/quote]

Nah, she’s on her way to becoming a hot mama. Then after that, a crack whore. Ten years from now she’ll be the next Britney Spears.


#13

I totally agree with John Wayne and Robert Vaughn.


#14

he also said he would have casted Ralph Meeker and Aldo Ray, if they weren’t dead.


#15

[quote=“tonyanthony”]
Don Stroud

Robert Vaughn

George Segal

Richard Pryor

JOHN WAYNE!!!
[/quote]

George Segal? From that stupid sitcom with David Spade…Just Shoot Me?



Please!


#16

George Segal from The Quiller Memorandum, one of the best spy film ever and California Split one of the best film about gambling ever (w/ elliot gould)…!!!


#17

what about Elliot Gould as a QT actor the Long Goodbye didn’t QT say that was one of his favorite movies or was that another director…



Mash Little Murders he can do comedy


#18

[quote=“tonyanthony”]
George Segal from The Quiller Memorandum, one of the best spy film ever and California Split one of the best film about gambling ever (w/ elliot gould)…!!!
[/quote]

that’s the same George Segal…the same George Segal from King Rat…blah blah blah


#19

[quote=“Ify”]
That was the point!
[/quote]

what does that mean? not to be rude, but please explain, QT wanted to give Deniro a lowkey role? if yes, than thats cool, but Deniro would kick ass in a juicy QT part, especially a young Deniro





and i agree with the guy that said John Wayne, perfect!


#20

[quote=“Movie_Villain”]
what does that mean? not to be rude, but please explain, QT wanted to give Deniro a lowkey role? if yes, than thats cool, but Deniro would kick ass in a juicy QT part, especially a young Deniro





and i agree with the guy that said John Wayne, perfect!
[/quote]

If QT wanted De Niro to have a meatier role, he’d have one. I love what QT did with De Niro in that movie, he was basically a nobody, the lowest of the low (well maybe higher up than Sheronda, haha). It was in stark contrast to a lot of his previous roles and particularly the stuff he did with Scorsese. For me, it has a link with QT’s “every actor is equal” policy. Just because you’re Robert De Niro doesn’t make you “The Man” on either the set or in the film! I thought De Niro played it perfectly too.



And I was the guy that mentioned John Wayne :wink: