Top Five Movies episode 074 – Casting choices

Episode 074 has Jonathan Berk (@berkreviews), Michael Sanchez (@servermonkey), and Corey Starr (@coreyrstarr) looking at their favorite casting choices. These are actors who fit into their role in a film so perfectly it’s hard to believe anyone else could play the part. Sometimes these are career-making performances or just perfect picks by directors or casting directors.

Jonathan’s list:

5. Keanu Reeves as Ted Theodore Logan in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
4. Chloe Grace Moretz as Hitgirl in Kick-ass (2010)
3. Jason Schwartzman as Max Fischer in Rushmore (1998)
2. Pam Grier as Jackie Brown in Jackie Brown (1997)
1. Robert Shaw as Quint in Jaws (1975)

Mike’s list:

5. Tom Hardy as Michael Gordon Peterson–renamed as Charles Bronson in Bronson (2008)
4. Andy Serkis as Martin Hammett in 24 Hour Party People (2002)
3. Alec Baldwin as Blake in Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
2. Whoopi Goldberg as Celie (SEALY) Harris Johnson in The Color Purple (1985)
1. Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates in Psycho (1960)

Corey’s list:

5. Bill Murray as the Steve Zissou character in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
4. Gwyneth Paltrow as Margot Tenenbaum in The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
3. David Bowie as Jareth the Goblin King in Labyrinth (1986)
2. Tim Curry, Dr. Frank n Furter in The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
1. Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs in Steve Jobs (2015)