Best & Worst: Mel Gibson

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    • BobbyTwoTimes

      Jun 17th 2011, 10:29

      Payback was a great film - loaded with style and a total cool cast. Definitely doesn't deserve to be on the Worst list above Thunderdome! And it seems to me that critics always say Lethal Weapon 4 was s**t just on principal. Most fans of the series think it's a decent film - better than #3 I would say. p.s. Signs was s**t!!!!

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    • durden

      Jun 17th 2011, 11:28

      Payback is on the worst list and Signs on the Best list?!Really, Total Film?!?Really?!

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    • a7sox

      Jun 17th 2011, 11:59

      No "Maverick" for a best?

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    • ASmileSoDevious

      Jun 17th 2011, 12:26

      Casper??? Is it really worth being added to this list seeing as he is in it for about 3 seconds? Plus I agree with the above regarding Payback.

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    • Ichi1

      Jun 17th 2011, 15:36

      Number 1 and 21 are the reasons I will always forgive Mel Gibson for pretty much anything he does offscreen. I don't care what he says or who he hates. As long as he isn't killing people or beating up women, he is still awesome in book. Long live Max Rockatansky!

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    • Hadouken76

      Jun 17th 2011, 18:10

      He was great in Chicken Run and Apocalypto was all kinds of awesome, hopefully he will cameo in Fury Road,

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    • firas76

      Jun 17th 2011, 19:05

      Yeah where is Maverick!!! Among his best work. And Payback was rather good I think!!!

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    • firas76

      Jun 17th 2011, 19:23

      Edge Of Darkness, was a good movie maybe some thought it was in the same category or some of his older parts ...But he was a great father on a mission

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    • SteveMcc

      Jun 17th 2011, 22:57

      'Lethal Weapon 2' not in the best section!?! I prefer it to the first....but then again thats just me and although I think he is a poor excuse of a man from his recent outbursts! my love of both the first 2 'Mad Max' and 'Lethal Weapon' films does almost make up for it though! Great actor

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    • dex2010

      Jun 18th 2011, 2:04

      I thought Edge Of Darkness was a good movie , Wouldnt have it as bad Gibson, Best 3 , 1 Lethal Weapon,2 Braveheart, 3 Signs.Overall a true star!

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    • FBAMeah

      Jun 18th 2011, 3:04

      This list is a joke. You miss out 'Lethal Weapon 2' , 'The Man Without A Face', 'Ransom', 'Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome' , 'Maverick' & 'The River' for his Best. You put 'Edge of Darkness' & 'Payback' that should be included in his best. You put 'Casper' & 'Fairytale' that are nothing more then cameos and shouldn't even be on the list. Especially when you leave out 'We Were Soldiers', 'What Women Want', 'The Patriot', 'Conspiracy Theory' & 'Bird on a Wire' off the list.

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    • Porkchopexpress

      Jun 18th 2011, 15:52

      I disagree about 'Payback', at the time, it was a hard faced revenge film that pulled no punches and made no apologies about Porter giving no mercy. But I agree with 'Signs' it's a great performance and a family centred piece which just happens to have an alien invasion as a near sub-plot in relation to Gibson's character coming to terms with family, faith, grief and loss. 'Bird On A Wire' and 'What Women Want' were a**e gravy, but I imagine I wasn't the target audience for that last one. I don't know why people get so annoyed over these features, it's a writer's opinion and never claims to be exhaustive, it creates a forum for discussion. :)

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    • firas76

      Jun 19th 2011, 16:54

      It should have been a "Best and Best" list call me a total Gibson fool and bised, But I have never seen a bad preformance from Mel, I mean he could have been in an okay, not a top movie but his role has always been a great actor.

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    • scottythetim

      Jun 21st 2011, 9:57

      I agree with the others, you seem out of touch with film fans on this, Payback was a great film and lethal weapon 4 while not outstanding was still great fun, casper seems a bit desperate too, i mean your rating him on a cameo, wee bit sad guys, and i think most of the females i know love forever young

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