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Old 28-09-2013, 19:37
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And vice versa, go!
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Old 28-09-2013, 19:42
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Old 28-09-2013, 19:49
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I can't think of one. Not even James Stewart (The Greatest Show on Earth), Cary Grant (Suspicion), Tom Cruise (Collateral and Taps) and Jackie Chan (The Killer Meteors), all are known to avoid playing villains. *strokes chin* How about:

Will Smith?
Keira Knightly? No, she was sort of a 'baddie' in Never Let Me Go.
Dianne Wiest?
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Old 28-09-2013, 19:52
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Tom Hanks
Road to Perdition? debateable - is he really the goodie?
Charlie Wilson's War & The Ladykillers I guess you could say he was not the nicest guy but were portrayed in such a way that they we supposed to be likeable and not down and out baddies.
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Old 28-09-2013, 19:53
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Tom Hanks
Road to Perdition? debateable - is he really the goodie?
Charlie Wilson's War & The Ladykillers I guess you could say he was not the nicest guy but were portrayed in such a way that they we supposed to be likeable and not down and out baddies.
What about The Bonfire of the Vanities and that remake... I'm blanking on the title. The Lavender Hill Mob? Edit: The Ladykillers, which you noted.
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Old 28-09-2013, 20:00
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Harrison Ford?
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Old 28-09-2013, 20:10
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Daniel Radcliffe
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Old 28-09-2013, 20:14
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What Lies Beneath
The Conversation (a charming villain)
American Graffiti (a bully )
The Mosquito Coast (admittedly debatable - his character is a ********, but I don't think that makes him a villain)
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Old 28-09-2013, 20:21
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Sandra Bullock, I don't remember her being a villain
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Old 28-09-2013, 20:34
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Surely not Doris Day (39 films).
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Old 28-09-2013, 20:59
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Not too sure if any of these are right,but these actors popped into my head.

John Candy
Eddie Murphy
Dan Aykroyd
Steve Martin
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Old 28-09-2013, 21:27
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He was essentially the villain of the piece in Dreamgirls. Not a villain in the true sense of the word, but certainly the horrible guy in the movie!
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Old 28-09-2013, 21:32
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Didn't he play a vampire? Not sure if it was a villinous role though
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Old 28-09-2013, 21:37
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Shirley Temple?
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Old 28-09-2013, 21:52
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Not too sure if any of these are right,but these actors popped into my head.

John Candy
Eddie Murphy
Dan Aykroyd
Steve Martin
Not sure about the others, but Dan Aykroyd played a ruthless assassin in Grosse Pointe Blank.
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Old 28-09-2013, 21:53
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Wasn't Steve Martin one of the two "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"?
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Old 28-09-2013, 22:09
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There's loads of villans who's never been actors. Too many to mention really.
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Old 28-09-2013, 22:33
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Jackie Chan?
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Old 28-09-2013, 22:36
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Sean Connery?
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Old 28-09-2013, 22:55
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He was essentially the villain of the piece in Dreamgirls. Not a villain in the true sense of the word, but certainly the horrible guy in the movie!
I'd personally class him as a villain in The Nutty Professor. But, then, he had various roles in that.
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Old 28-09-2013, 23:19
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Arnie..he is always the good guy, unless you count the terminator
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Old 28-09-2013, 23:26
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Stanley Holloway

John Mills
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Old 28-09-2013, 23:30
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Arnie..he is always the good guy, unless you count the terminator
and Mr Freeze
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Old 28-09-2013, 23:36
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There's a movie called The Offence where I think he was a bit bad.
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Old 28-09-2013, 23:51
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Stanley Holloway

John Mills
Wasn't Holloway the one who played Fagin in Oliver?

Mills's character is revealed as the secret ringleader of undercover German spies in a British 1941 war film with Leslie Banks, Alastair Sim, Michael Wildling and George Cole in the cast (to avoid spoiling this awesome twist, here's a link to the film's imdb page for the title).
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