Favourite film characters who are involved with film?

So movie characters that are either actors, producers, directors, writers, critics, etc.

Mine are:

The dwarf in "In Bruges", Friedrich in Inglourious Basterds, and Denise in Goodbye Lenin!

BQ: Favourite scene involving one the characters you mentioned in MQ?

BQ2: Happy birthday to Tobey Macguire. Favourite movie starring him?

BQ3: Last song or piece of music you listened to?

thanks for any answers


10 Answers

  • Donny
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Gil in Midnight in Paris (screenwriter)

    Barton Fink (screenwriter)

    Jeff Daniels in The Purple Rose of Cairo (character and actor)

    Ed Wood

    BQ- "the life of the mind" scene in Barton Fink

    BQ2- Fear & Loathing, first two Spider-Mans

    BQ3- http://youtube.com/watch?v=yI5r8zr-2Aw

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    I just re-watched the first episode of The Sopranos and that song plays over the end credits

    Good question, I plan to edit the MQ, maybe that will make me one of your top comrades

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Hey, Madeleine!

    I really do need to see In Bruges.

    Edward D Wood Jr in Ed Wood

    Denise in Goodbye Lenin

    Friedrich in Inglourious Basterds

    Johnny Fontane in The Godfather

    Guido in 8 1/2

    The Kids from Super 8

    Dirk Diggler in Boogie Nights (if you want to consider porn as film)

    BQ: Ed Wood meets Orson Welles in Ed Wood

    BQ2: I haven't seen that many, but I like Spider-Man 2

    BQ3: I'm listening to Panzer Batallion by Sabaton right now

    Have a great day!

  • 8 years ago

    1. Norma Desmond, "Sunset Blvd"

    2. Norman Maine, "A Star is Born"

    3. Vicki Lester, "A Star is Born"

    4. Barton Fink, "Barton Fink"

    5. Eli Cross, "The Stuntman"

    6. George Valentin, "The Artist"

    7. Jonathan Shields, "The Bad and the Beautiful"

    8. Griffin Mill, "The Player"

    9. Harry Dawes, "The Barefoot Contessa"

    10. Sid Hudgins, "LA Confidential"

    I love Ed Wood, but I did not include him on my list as he is a real person and I limited my responses to fictional characters.


    "I'm ready for my close up, Mr. De Mille...."



  • emjob
    Lv 7
    8 years ago


    In Bruge - the dwarf - the karate chop. That always cracks me up!!

    Sorry that wasn't my answer, just wanted to say :)

    Friedrich is a great choice too :)


    I absolutely love Kirk Lazarus in Tropic Thunder! He's one of my most favourite comedy creations ever.

    Oh, and Dirk Diggler, same as Comrade said.

    BQ: The scene where he says "suck my unit"

    BQ2: Spiderman 2

    BQ3: I just listened to The Riddle Song, by Sam Cooke.

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  • 8 years ago

    " The Nines" I dont know if you have seen it? its really good although I wasnt quite sure what make of it at first, but its definitly intresting,

    there are 3 parts within the film and in 2 out of the 3 the same actor plays a writer and an actor, also Zach Braffman character in

    "Garden State" played an actor



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    BQ2 Pleasantville



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  • Red
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    Tyler Durden in Fight Club is a projectionist if that counts

    BQ: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mg3m8wRVXWg

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    BQ2: The Ice Storm

    BQ3: Little Fury Things - Dinosaur Jr.


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  • 8 years ago

    BQ2 Pleasantville

  • 8 years ago

    Amitabh Bachan

  • 8 years ago


    Betty in 'Mulholland Drive' is probably my favourite.

    BQ: Probably the scene in Club Silencio

    Thanks :)

  • 8 years ago

    that dude from boggie nights

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