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Poppy said in December 3rd, 2008 at 10:24 pm

I can’t believe The Man with Two Brains wasn’t in the top 7 for Steve Martin.

Steve always has better judgment but I whole-heartedly agree with your worst lists for both.

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Hilly said in December 3rd, 2008 at 10:30 pm

Dude, you’re always picking on Zima. 😉

I’m embarassed to admit that I’ve seen Housesitter more than 20 times. Back in the day of VHS, it was one of the only two tapes I owned!

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B.E. Earl said in December 3rd, 2008 at 11:07 pm

I generally prefer Steve Martin films to Robin Williams films. Probably because I generally prefer Steve Martin to Robin Williams.

One of my favorite Martin films is on neither of your lists. My Blue Heaven. Love that film.

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Hilly said in December 3rd, 2008 at 11:36 pm

Earl….I actually like Steve Martin’s MOVIES better but like Robin Williams better as a person. Please don’t ask why. I’ll use the word “douche” ten times.

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Avitable said in December 3rd, 2008 at 11:38 pm

Three Amigos is on the wrong list. It’s genius.

I also think his Sgt. Bilko was good.

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arrrgylesocks said in December 4th, 2008 at 12:14 am

Two faves missing:

Steve: Parenthood (“That was an electric ear cleaner.”)

Robin: Mrs. Doubtfire! Like Hilly, a socKs VHS classic. (with the added bonus of Pierce Brosnan)

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Sarah said in December 4th, 2008 at 2:54 am

I liked three amigos. But I think the last time I watched it I was like 8.

I also liked Flubber but the same rules apply.

One Hour Photo was brilliant, and one I actually remember the plot of! Yay.

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Miss Britt said in December 4th, 2008 at 8:45 am

Steve Martin’s sucktastic films have redeeming qualities. Well, some of them at least.

When Robin Williams blows it, he REALLY blows it.

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shiny said in December 4th, 2008 at 10:24 am

Poppy: I still haven’t seen Two Brains. I’ve heard good things. Perhaps once I do, I’ll add it to the list.

Hilly: I know that it’s unfair that I give this specific clear malt beverage a bad rap. But it’s such an easy punchline for any joke!

B. E. Earl: I saw part of My Blue Heaven. It was okay, I guess. For some reason I just don’t seem to get Rick Moranis’s appeal. Although I felt his British gravedigger in L. A. Story was great. As well as him as Louis in Ghostbusters.

Avitable: I expected so much more out of Three Amigos. Martin Short at his peak? Chevy Chase post-Fletch? The movie had such promise!

Sgt. Bilko, I think, was ruined by my dislike of the late Phil Hartman…

socKs: You know? I’ve never seen Parenthood the whole way through… is it in the house?

Doubtfire was good, though. Better than I had expected. It always tempts me to engage in a “drive-by fruiting.”

Sarah: Photo was the epitome of creepy Robin Williams. He played it so well.

Miss Britt: … but it’s Robin Williams. And I always think that maybe he’ll bring something good to the role. But… Man of the Year? ugh!

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Finn said in December 4th, 2008 at 11:37 am

Socks is right… those were great movies. Parenthood was shot in North Florida (parts at the University of Florida) while I was there. Very cool. I watch that movie over and over again…

I don’t know about the judgement thing. I think both have done well mixing comedy and drama, although I’d say at this point Robin Williams gets more respect in the drama department.

Tough call.

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SJ said in December 5th, 2008 at 10:01 am

I was going to scream “My Blue Heaven!!!” but it’s already been mentioned.

My favorite film featuring Robin Williams is August Rush. But he was creepy-awesome in One Hour Photo.

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Brandon said in December 5th, 2008 at 11:07 pm

I have to agree with Avitable, I love Three Amigos. I’ve watched it a couple times this year and there are some parts that just kill me.

It’s a tough call on the judgment thing. They have a very similar career, don’t they? I’d go with Martin, but Williams was also Mork. Hmmm…

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Karl said in December 6th, 2008 at 9:39 am

I’m another one who loves “Three Amigos,” but I agree with most of your lists. You say it very well…both stars are guilty of choosing movies that are beneath them, especially in recent years. I have to say, there are very few movies I’ll watch with Robin Williams nowadays. I knew instinctively that “RV” was to be avoided at all costs.

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hello haha narf said in December 7th, 2008 at 9:52 pm

oh how i love robin williams. sigh. bad movies and all, just love him enough to over look them. (even as a little kid i had a crush on mork. yes, i bought the rainbow suspenders, shhhh.)

i could have sworn that i was the only one who had ever heard of dead again, let alone had seen it. you made my evening, my friend.

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hello haha narf said in December 7th, 2008 at 9:53 pm

p.s. my cousin janie crushes on steve martin the way i crush on robin williams. i’ll have to send her over here.

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Jack said in December 9th, 2008 at 3:02 am

Planes, Trains and Automobiles is one of those flix I just really like.

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martymankins said in December 9th, 2008 at 7:25 pm

Add me to the list of “Three Amigos” lovers. And I liked Planes, Trains and Automobiles, too…. especially that rant Steve Martin’s character gives to Edie McClurg.

Your Steve Martin Brilliant list is good.

With the exception of “What Dreams May Come”, your Robin Williams Brilliant list is good. Still cannot stomach that movie. I even watched it a 3rd time once, just to see what I might have been missing. Nothing.

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