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Poll: If They Had Been Born Years Later...

Great performers are limited not only by what they choose to perform in, but also when they live. Which of these performances, from movies made years after the performer's prime, would you most enjoy watching?

Discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

    Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) in "Beverly Hills Cop"
  2. Vote!

    Ingrid Bergman

    Alice Howland (Julianne Moore) in "Still Alice"
  3. Vote!

    Humphrey Bogart

    Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) in "Blade Runner"
  4. Vote!

    James Cagney

    Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci) in "GoodFellas"
  5. Vote!

    Joan Crawford

    Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates) in "Misery"
  6. Vote!

    Bette Davis

    Nurse Ratched (Louise Fletcher) in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
  7. Vote!

    James Dean

    Will Hunting (Matt Damon) in "Good Will Hunting"
  8. Vote!

    Marlene Dietrich

    Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman) in "Pulp Fiction"
  9. Vote!

    Kirk Douglas

    Han Solo (Harrison Ford) in "Star Wars"
  10. Vote!

    Errol Flynn

    James Bond (Sean Connery et al.) in "Dr. No" and other Bond films
  11. Vote!

    Henry Fonda

    Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) in "The Shawshank Redemption"
  12. Vote!

    Greta Garbo

    Aileen Wuornos (Charlize Theron) in "Monster"
  13. Vote!

    Pam Grier

    The Bride (Uma Thurman) in "Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Vol. 2"
  14. Vote!

    Audrey Hepburn

    Ma (Brie Larson) in "Room"
  15. Vote!

    Charlton Heston

    Maximus (Russell Crowe) in "Gladiator"
  16. Vote!

    Bob Hope

    Phil Connors (Bill Murray) in "Groundhog Day"
  17. Vote!

    Elsa Lanchester

    Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) in "Nanny McPhee"
  18. Vote!

    Bruce Lee

    Neo (Keanu Reeves) in "The Matrix"
  19. Vote!

    Jerry Lewis

    Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey) in "Liar Liar"
  20. Vote!

    Groucho Marx

    Peter Venkman (Bill Murray) in "Ghostbusters"
  21. Vote!

    Hattie McDaniel

    Mary (Mo'Nique) in "Precious"
  22. Vote!

    Steve McQueen

    Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) in "Escape from New York"
  23. Vote!

    Ricardo Montalban

    Younger Zorro (Antonio Banderas) in "The Mask of Zorro"
  24. Vote!

    Jim Nabors

    Lloyd (Jim Carrey) in "Dumb and Dumber," with George Lindsay as Harry (Jeff Daniels)
  25. Vote!

    Maureen O'Hara

    Marion Ravenwood (Karen Allen) in "Raiders of the Lost Ark"
  26. Vote!

    Sidney Poitier

    Private Trip (Denzel Washington) in "Glory"
  27. Vote!

    Vincent Price

    Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) in "Silence of the Lambs"
  28. Vote!

    Donna Reed

    Vivian (Julia Roberts) in "Pretty Woman"
  29. Vote!

    Edward G. Robinson

    Carl Showalter (Steve Buscemi) in "Fargo"
  30. Vote!

    Mickey Rooney

    Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) in "Back to the Future"
  31. Vote!

    Moira Shearer

    Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman) in "Black Swan"
  32. Vote!

    Barbara Stanwyck

    Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) in "Basic Instinct"
  33. Vote!

    James Stewart

    Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) in "Forrest Gump"
  34. Vote!

    John Wayne

    John McClane (Bruce Willis) in "Die Hard"
  35. Vote!

    Edward D. Wood Jr.

    Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) in "The Room"

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