Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Top 3 Films: Bob Hoskins

Happy 68th Birthday Bob!!!

Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

This animated film was directed by Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Forrest Gump, etc..)

In this film Bob plays the private eye Eddie Valiant.

Also starring in this film were Charles Fleischer (as the voice of Roger Rabbit), Christopher Lloyd as Judge Doom, and Kathleen Turner (as the voice of Jessica Rabbit).

The film was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) but was beaten by Working Girl. Bob himself was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy but was beaten by Tom Hanks for Big.

Enemy at the Gates (2001)

This was a great war film about the Battle of Stalingrad which starred Jude Law and Ed Harris, as well as Bob, who actually played the role of former Soviet President Nikita Krushchev.

The director was Jean-Jacques Annaud who also directed Seven Years in Tibet.

Unleashed (2005)

This was a martial arts film starring, besides Bob, Jet Li and Morgan Freeman.

Bob stars as a powerful loan shark who uses the main character, Danny (played by Jet Li) as basically an attack dog.

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