Sunday, March 31, 2013

Top 4 Christopher Walken Films

Happy 70th Mr. Walken!

These 4 films are listed in chronological order by date of release.

True Romance (1993)

In this Tony Scott-directed action film, Walken plays mobster Vincenzo Coccotti. Also starring in this film were Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Michael Rapaport, Saul Rubinek, Dennis Hopper, James Gandolfini, Gary Oldman, Chris Penn, Tom Sizemore, Brad Pitt, Val Kilmer, Samuel L. Jackson, and other. This film was co-written by Roger Avary and Quentin Tarantino.

Pulp Fiction (1994)

In this crime/action cult film, which was written and directed by Queintin Tarantino, Walken plays Vietnam War veteran and former POW, Captain Koons.

Last Man Standing (1996)

This Prohibition-era crime/action film was directed by Walter Hill (who also directed 48 Hours and Brewsters Millions, among other films) . Walken stars as Hickey alongside other actors such as Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern, William Sanderson, David Patrick Kelly, and Michael Imperioli.

The Prophecy

Gregory Widen directed this fantasy/horror film. Walken stars as the archangel Gabriel. Elias Koteas, Virginia Madsen, Eric Stoltz, and Viggo Mortensen also star in this film. Walken returned to this character in Prophecy 2 (1998) and Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000). The series spawned 2 other sequels that Walken did not star in.

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