After seeing his trailer for Nine Lives when seeing The Secret Life of Pets and The BFG earlier today, it got me thinking about the film’s main star. Two-time Academy winner Kevin Spacey has long been considered one of cinema’s true greats. I’ve been lucky to see the great man up close in his one man show Clarence Darrow where his acting was sublime. He may have been focused on his theatre work and his role in House of Cards in the past few years, but he still has a fine Hollywood CV. How many of the six films below do you know? Do you have a favourite performance?
1. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
2. The Usual Suspects (1995)
3. LA Confidential (1997)
4. American Beauty (1999)
5. The Life of David Gale (2003)
6. 21 (2008)
2 out of 6. 😥😊
There’ll be other ones where you’ll hit me for 6 🙂
I’d hit you for zero.
Oh not the kind of hitting you meant. 😍
That’s a boundary in cricket so not too bad at all. Cool score 🙂
4/6. Should’ve gotten 5, but I drew a complete blank on 21. Spacey is the man!
That he is. 21 was based on a true story. Flawed film but fascinating story.
5/6 mixed up 21 with Pay it forward 😦
You’re leading the race so far. Nice job.
zilch – but he was great as Bobby Darin 🙂
Lovely voice. What an actor. And he’s wonderful in House of Cards if you ever get the chance.
Just missed number 5.
I’ve never seen it either. Well done on the high score and for not letting the last one stump you.
I admire Kevin Spacey. He can play just about anyone and make it very believable.
Just an extraordinary talent. Still think The Usual Suspects will always be his best.
He’s a legend.
Only 3 😣
Your hot streak had to end at some point. Am sure you’ll ace the next one.
I couldn’t guess the 1st & the last!! Glengarry Glen Ross is the only film, I haven’t seen, from this list!!
It’s very intense but some of the best acting you will ever see. Not a bad score btw 🙂
4/6! I didn’t know no.1 or no.6 🙂
21 wasn’t bad. Based on a true story about a group of gifted maths students trying to card count together and cheat a casino.
Oh yes that does ring a bell! I’d watch it, Spacey is always good 🙂
He really doesn’t make many duffers does he?
5/6 You got me with 21. I saw the haircut and blackboard and went K-PAX? Is 21 the one with Kate Bosworth and mathemeticians ripping off a casino?
It is. Based on a true story too. Casinos take card counting pretty damn seriously.