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Most Downtrodden (Yet Inspiring) Characters In Movie History
The luckless individuals who at least make our lives better
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Most Downtrodden (Yet Inspiring) Characters In Movie History
Napoleon Dynamite
Napoleon Dyanmite (2004)

Why he's so miserable: Well, he's an ugly teenager who manages to be ginger, frizzy-haired, gangly, bespecled, badly dressed and a bit of a mouth-breather. He lives with his grandmother (uncool), obsesses over weird things like "ligers" (half-tiger, half-lion, they're his favourite animal) and consistently fails to say the right thing.

Why he's inspiring: He remains entirely oblivious to his own failings, projecting instead a weird sort of self-confidence that somehow prevents one feeling sorry for him. And then there's that dance: after teaching himself some groovy moves from a tape, he uses his mad skillz (as we're sure he'd spell it) to inspire the entire school to vote for Pedro. There's a lesson there somewhere - we're just not sure what it is.





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1 Dobby in the Movies
Posted on Friday January 29, 2010, 20:34 by BLOODSUCKING LEECH
I've never read the books but love the movies-so I always looked at Dobby as the Jar Jar Binks of HP-totally annoying and unnecessary. Based on the movies alone obviously I didn't know his character at all. Read More

2 ...I'm going to burn the building down...
Posted on Friday January 29, 2010, 11:50 by captainamazing
And put strip9 in the water cooler. Read More

3 Wall-E
Posted on Thursday January 28, 2010, 23:42 by John Firth
Yay! Read More


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