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Poll: Favorite Frequent Acting Collaborations

There are many actors whose best work comes from the collaboration with a fellow actor, one usually of similar demeanor and personality. They bring out the best in one another, and we can never get enough of them together.

So from the list below, which of these frequent acting collaborations, or 'duos', would you say is your all-time favorite?

Note: I will be excluding comedic duos, like Abbott & Costello, trying to focus solely on recurring acting collaborations. Also, in order to qualify, at least 3 films must be shared between the actors.

After voting, you may discuss the poll here.

Make Your Choice

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    Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in Annie Hall (1977)

    Woody Allen & Diane Keaton

    Movies:

    Annie Hall, Manhattan, Radio Days, Sleeper, Love and Death, Murder Mystery, Play It Again, Sam, Interiors

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    Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci in Raging Bull (1980)

    Robert De Niro & Joe Pesci

    Movies:

    Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Casino, Once Upon A Time In America, A Bronx Tale, The Good Sheperd

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    Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau in The Odd Couple (1968)

    Jack Lemmon & Walter Matthau

    Movies:

    The Odd Couple, The Odd Couple II, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, Out To Sea, The Front Page, The Fortune Cookie, The Grass Harp, Buddy Buddy, Kotch

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    Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy in Woman of the Year (1942)

    Spencer Tracy & Katharine Hepburn

    Movies:

    Guess Who's Coming To Dinner, The Sea of Grass, Adam's Rib, Pat and Mike, Woman of the Year, State of the Union, Desk Set, Keeper of the Flame, Without Love

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    Myrna Loy and William Powell in "The Thin Man," 1934.

    William Powell & Myrna Loy

    Movies:

    The Thin Man, After the Thin Man, Another Thin Man, Shadow of the Thin Man, The Thin Man Goes Home, Manhattan Melodrama, Libeled Lady, Love Crazy, I Love You Again, Evelyn Prentice, Double Wedding

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    Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor in See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

    Gene Wilder & Richard Pryor

    Movies:

    See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Stir crazy, Silver Streak, Another You

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    Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin in Pardners (1956)

    Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis

    Movies:

    Pardners, Money from Home, You're Never Too Young, Three Ring Circus, Jumping Jacks, My Friend Imma

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    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, and Sara Ramirez in You've Got Mail (1998)

    Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan

    Movies:

    You've Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle, Joe Versus the Volcano, Ithaca

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    Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

    Johnny Depp & Helena Bonham Carter

    Movies:

    Sweeney Todd, Alice Through The Looking Glass, Alice In Wonderland, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, The Lone Ranger, Dark Shadows

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    Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

    Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence

    Movies:

    Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, Serena, Joy

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    Nick Frost and Simon Pegg in Shaun of the Dead (2004)

    Nick Frost & Simon Pegg

    Movies:

    Shaun of the Dead, The Adventures of Tintin, Ice Age: Continental Drift, The World's End, Hot Fuzz, The Boxtrolls, Paul, Spider-Plant Man

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    James Franco and Seth Rogen in Pineapple Express (2008)

    James Franco & Seth Rogen

    Movies:

    Pineapple Express, The Interview, Sausage Party, The Sound and the Fury, This Is The End

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    Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson in Zoolander (2001)

    Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson

    Movies:

    Zoolander, Zoolander 2, Night at the Museum, Night at the Museum 2, Night at the Museum 3, The Royal Tennenbaums, Meet the Fockers, Meet the Parents, Little Fockers, Starsky & Hutch, The Cable Guy, Permanent Midnight

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    Errol Flynn and Alan Hale in The Sea Hawk (1940)

    Errol Flynn & Alan Hale

    Movies:

    The Adventures of Robin Hood, Santa Fe Trail, Dodge City, The Prince and the Pauper, The Sea Hawk, Gentleman Jim, Adventures of Don Juan, Virginia City, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, Desperate Journey, The Sisters, Footsteps in the Dark

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    Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne in The Quiet Man (1952)

    John Wayne & Maureen O'Hara

    Movies:

    The Quiet Man, McClintock!, Big Jake, Rio Grande, The Wings of Eagles

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    Glenn Ford, Edgar Buchanan, and Claire Trevor in Texas (1941)

    Glenn Ford & Edgar Buchanan

    Movies:

    Cimarron, The Sheepman, The Desperadoes, Human Desire, Lust for Gold, Texas, It Started with a Kiss, Framed, The Rounders, Destroyer, My Son Is Guilty

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    Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet in The Verdict (1946)

    Sydney Greenstreet & Peter Lorre

    Movies:

    Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, Passage to Marseille, The Conspirators, The Mask of Dimitrios, Background to Danger, Three Strangers, The Verdict

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    Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, and Bryan Greenberg in The Perfect Score (2004)

    Chris Evans & Scarlett Johansson

    Movies:

    "The Avengers" Franchise, The Perfect Score, The Nanny Diaries

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    Brad Pitt and George Clooney in Ocean's Eleven (2001)

    George Clooney & Brad Pitt

    Movies:

    Burn After Reading, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Ocean's Eleven, Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, 8

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    Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne in Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

    Laurence Fishburne & Angela Bassett

    Movies:

    Boyz in the Hood, Akeelah and the Bee, What's Love Got to Do With It?


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