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Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:22 PM

 

Actors that look alike

I just saw a trailer for Expendables III, and was wondering why George Clooney would want to be in a movie like this. Turns out Antonio Banderas now looks like he could be his twin.

Samuel L. Jackson looks so much like Laurence Fishburne, that when I first watched the original Matrix, I went the entire movie thinking it was him. I know this past February he blasted a news reporter for confusing them, but he really should have let it go, because they look exactly alike.

Agree, disagree? Any others?

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Reply Actors that look alike (Original post)
Reter Jul 2014 OP
dr.strangelove Jul 2014 #1
Reter Jul 2014 #10
argyl Jul 2014 #30
CBGLuthier Jul 2014 #14
cyberswede Jul 2014 #2
Xyzse Jul 2014 #12
sharp_stick Jul 2014 #3
cyberswede Jul 2014 #7
Xyzse Jul 2014 #8
femmocrat Jul 2014 #18
phleshdef Jul 2014 #4
pokerfan Jul 2014 #15
phleshdef Jul 2014 #16
Orrex Jul 2014 #5
Xyzse Jul 2014 #6
charlie and algernon Jul 2014 #9
Reter Jul 2014 #11
Reter Jul 2014 #13
Hassin Bin Sober Jul 2014 #17
aint_no_life_nowhere Jul 2014 #19
Tommy_Carcetti Jul 2014 #20
Duer 157099 Jul 2014 #23
Tommy_Carcetti Jul 2014 #36
geardaddy Jul 2014 #21
Duer 157099 Jul 2014 #22
geardaddy Jul 2014 #32
Still Blue in PDX Jul 2014 #24
Still Blue in PDX Jul 2014 #25
sakabatou Jul 2014 #26
MrMickeysMom Jul 2014 #27
mnhtnbb Jul 2014 #34
Gidney N Cloyd Jul 2014 #28
mnhtnbb Jul 2014 #29
geardaddy Jul 2014 #33
mucifer Jul 2014 #31
mnhtnbb Jul 2014 #35
Kaleva Jul 2014 #37

Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:33 PM

1. I disagree on one of those

I think Sam Jackson and Laurence Fishburne look completely different. Other than both being bald black males in some roles, they have completely different facial structures. I never confused them in any roles.

I have not seen the Antonia Banderas film you mentioned, nor have I seen one of his films in years, so I can't speak to that. But if he does look like Clooney, my wife will be upset. She had a huge crush on Banderas for years, but always dislike Clooney's looks.

I see a slight resemblance with a young Jonnie Depp and Orlando Bloom, and also a young Redford and a young Brad Pitt, but not all that much.

I see it alot in Alan Cumming and Paul (Pee Wee Herman) Reubens. I think they have a very similar facial structure. But I think the two who looked the most alike for a brief period was
Keira Knightley and Natalie Portman during the time that the Star Wars Phantom Menace was shot. They were made up to look alike, but at that time they had similar faces, weights and hair. They have aged differently now, but at that time it was close.

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Response to dr.strangelove (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:40 PM

10. For Pitt, I see more Val Kilmer sometimes

 

Not much, but he looked a little like him in Tombstone. Maybe even a tad like Leonardo DiCaprio.

I know I'm not totally crazy on the previously mentioned actors, because if you search for "Samuel L. Jackson looks like" the first thing that comes up is Laurence Fishburne. I dunno, I always saw it. Especially in The Matrix. Same thing in search results for "Antonio Banderas looks like".

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Response to Reter (Reply #10)

Wed Jul 9, 2014, 08:01 AM

30. Pitt bears a strong resemblance to James Dean.

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Response to dr.strangelove (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:58 PM

14. I disagree also, they do not look alike, however

30 years ago when either Mr. Fishburne or Mr. Jackson was in every other movie being made it took me a while to know who was who.


When I was younger I got Al Pacino and Dustin Hoffman mixed up for a while and they too do not look or act a thing alike. Although I imagine Pacino could have played Ratso Rizzo.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:34 PM

2. I always thought David Duchovny and Richard Gere look alike

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Response to cyberswede (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:43 PM

12. That site shows a lady that looks like Newt! I was amazed, then automatically felt sorry for her.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:37 PM

3. Matt and Meth Damon

It's actually Matt Damon and Jessie Plemons from Breaking Bad but when I first saw him in an episode I did a double take.

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Response to sharp_stick (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:39 PM

7. OMG!

That *does* look like what meth would do to Matt Damon's face.

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Response to sharp_stick (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:39 PM

8. LOL

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Response to sharp_stick (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 05:30 PM

18. Meth Damon looks a little like Patrick Swayze!

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:37 PM

4. Jackson and Fishburne look nothing alike. I don't know where people get that.

 

But I've always thought there was a similar look among celebrities from Boston or near Boston... not look alikes persay, but maybe like relatives. I'm talking about Matt Damon, John Cena, Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, etc.

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Response to phleshdef (Reply #4)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 04:19 PM

15. "I'm not Lawrence Fishburn!"

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Response to pokerfan (Reply #15)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 04:21 PM

16. Haha yea, I totally remember that.

 



I just don't see it though. Fishburne is a larger man, lighter skinned and has a completely different face.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:37 PM

5. Javier Bardem and Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Samuel Jackson looks just like Laurence Fishburne, except for his physique, the shape of his face, and his skin color.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:39 PM

6. Samuel L. Jackson is completely different looking from Laurence Fishburne.

I just don't see it, though I definitely see your point in regards to celebrities looking the same.

Although, yeah, in some ways, it is best to just let these things go.

The ones I think that look the same are:

Jeffrey Dean Morgan :: Javier Bardem
Keira Knightley :: Katie McGrath (Curvier version) -- In Phantom Menace, Keira Knightley was one of the decoys of Natalie Portman

Sometimes I mistake Zac Efron and Logan Lehrman.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:40 PM

9. Nick Nolte and Gary Busey

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Response to charlie and algernon (Reply #9)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:42 PM

11. Yes, I've always thought that

 

Funny thing is, I bet both think it's an insult lol.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 03:54 PM

13. Before they both lost weight, Seth Rogen looked and acted exactly like Jonah Hill

 

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 04:23 PM

17. Oooooh I'm soooo telling on you.

Samuel L. Jackson will be contacting you shortly.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 05:39 PM

19. Everyone always talks about Lindsay Lohan and Emma Stone looking like twin sisters

That's an obvious, often mentioned resemblance.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 05:52 PM

20. Who's Javier Bardem? Who's Jeffrey Dean Morgan? Are they in fact one and the same?









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Response to Tommy_Carcetti (Reply #20)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 09:37 PM

23. Toss in Robert Downey Jr. and you get the Trifecta

Those 3 could be brothers.

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Response to Duer 157099 (Reply #23)

Wed Jul 9, 2014, 10:58 AM

36. I smell dysfunctional brother buddy comedy. nt

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 05:55 PM

21. I think Benicio del Toro and Brad Pitt look very similar. n/t

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Response to geardaddy (Reply #21)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 09:37 PM

22. So do I

I like both of them, too.

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Response to Duer 157099 (Reply #22)

Wed Jul 9, 2014, 09:31 AM

32. Me too.

They're both good actors.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 09:45 PM

24. Nathan Fillion and Jason Bateman. eom

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 09:49 PM

25. Does anyone else think that Julian McMahon looks a lot like Montgomery Clift?

When I first saw him as Cole Turner on Charmed I was struck by the resemblance.

I had a bit of a crush on that blue-eyed demon.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 10:20 PM

26. Here ya go

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 10:25 PM

27. MATT DAMON vs MARK WAHLBERG

In fact, Damon was joking about it.

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Response to MrMickeysMom (Reply #27)

Wed Jul 9, 2014, 10:53 AM

34. self delete

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 10:27 PM

28. I gave up watching The Departed because I kept confusing DiCaprio, Damon, and Wahlberg.

They all look and act the same to me. Stand them up together and I have a better shot at telling the the difference but only one or two in a scene and fuggedaboutit.
As for Fishburne and Jackson, well...

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Tue Jul 8, 2014, 11:26 PM

29. The one that recently got me was

Elias Koteas and Christopher Meloni. Their voices even have a similar sound.




Koteas is in Chicago PD and I kept thinking, why didn't I know Meloni was in a new series?

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Response to mnhtnbb (Reply #29)

Wed Jul 9, 2014, 09:33 AM

33. Yes!

I thought Meloni was in 'Windtalkers' until I saw the credits.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Wed Jul 9, 2014, 09:06 AM

31. Leonardo DeCaprio and Matt Damon.

It might just be me.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Wed Jul 9, 2014, 10:55 AM

35. Edward Norton and John Cusack.

The minute one of them speaks, though, it's easy to identify the right one.

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Response to Reter (Original post)

Wed Jul 9, 2014, 11:22 AM

37. Eric Dane- Leonardo DiCaprio

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