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Movie Trivia#1
Posted: 3/9/08 at 6:58pm
What actor turned down a role only to play the same role in a similar film about 40 years later.

The former film had 2 famous actors turn down a different role in the film.
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re: Movie Trivia#2
Posted: 3/10/08 at 9:11am
Too generic.

That question could probably be answered by every actor who lasted at least 40 years in the business.
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re: Movie Trivia#2
Posted: 3/10/08 at 10:30am
Might need a lil more info...give us a year or a director or sumpin'
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re: Movie Trivia#3
Posted: 3/10/08 at 10:51am
i feel like ive heard this before.
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re: Movie Trivia#4
Posted: 3/12/08 at 6:51pm
Year of the first movie - 1964
Year of the 2nd movie - 2000
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re: Movie Trivia#5
Posted: 3/12/08 at 7:10pm
Dammit. I thought I had it, but I looked it up to make sure and it doesn't quite fit.

I thought it was Richard Harris who turned down the role of Commudus in The Fall of the Roman Empire, a part that eventually went to Christopher Plummer. Then in 2000, obviously, Harris played Marcus Aurelius, Commudus' father, in Gladiator. I thought maybe Harris had turned down Aurelius, but of course he would have been far too young for that part in 1964.

Close, but not the same role. But the years fit. 1964 and 2000.

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re: Movie Trivia#6
Posted: 3/12/08 at 7:13pm
Stick to you got it because I had it wrong

For some reason, I though Hharris played Commodus in Gladiator.

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re: Movie Trivia#7
Posted: 3/12/08 at 7:17pm
No, Commodus was played by Joaquin Phoenix. Both Harris and Phoenix are so incredible in that film. Brilliant performances.
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