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Pope Pourri
Movie pontiffs ready to fill the breach

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Pope Pourri | John Goodman (Pope Sergius)
John Goodman (Pope Sergius)

Film: Pope Joan (2009)

John Goodman makes a suitably grave-looking Pontiff, and understandably so. Under Sergius II's watch, Rome was regularly used as a weekend break destination by the Saracens, who came to see the sights and burn them to the ground. To compound his problems, Sergius also suffered from a nasty case of gout and an awful haircut. Goodman is hot right now, though, and should be free after the Oscars.

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1 RE: 2 Obi Wans for the Price of 1!!!
L: sirvolkar Surely Ewan McGregor's skydiving pope from Angels & Demons deserves mention here? e would if he was actually pope at any point in the film, which he isn't. Nice compilation. Is 'flowerier' a real word?? More

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2 2 Obi Wans for the Price of 1!!!
Surely Ewan McGregor's skydiving pope from Angels & Demons deserves mention here? More

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3 EuroTrip Pope?
What about Scott Mechlowicz in Eurotrip? More

Posted by Troutmaster on Tuesday February 12, 2013, 18:06


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