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Poll: Golden Monologues
In film history there were such engrossing and/or emotional monologues that lead the story to a peak, so they are unforgettable. Which of these golden monologues is your favorite? Tell us here.
Poll by: Breumaster
Created Apr 25 06:27
Charles Chaplin in The Great Dictator (1940)
The Jewish Barber's monologue in the role of Hynkel, his flaming appeal for humanity.
Christopher Walken in Pulp Fiction (1994)
Captain Koons tells Butch Coolidge about his father's watch.
Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Dr. Hannibal Lecter's monologue rant at Clarice Starling when they first met.
Morgan Freeman in The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
The appeal of Judge Leonard White.
Samuel L. Jackson in Pulp Fiction (1994)
Jules Winnfield's "bible" monologue.
Matthew McConaughey in A Time to Kill (1996)
Jake Tyler Brigance' plea for Carl Lee Hailey.
Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men (1992)
Colonel Nathan R. Jessep's monologue rant at the trial.
Robert Duvall in Apocalypse Now (1979)
Lieutenant Colonel Bill Kilgore telling a soldier why he likes the smell of napalm in the morning.
R. Lee Ermey in Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Gunnery Sergant Hartman's introducing.
Anthony Hopkins in Amistad (1997)
John Quincy Adams' plea for Cinque and the other abducted black people.
Andy Serkis in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
The endless and mean laments of Gollum.
Dustin Hoffman in Tootsie (1982)
"Tootsie" reveals "her" secret.
Spencer Tracy in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
Matt Drayton's pre-dinner speech.
Robert De Niro in Cape Fear (1991)
The monologue rant of Max Cady on the councelor.
Bill Pullman in Independence Day (1996)
The uniting speech of President Thomas J. Whitmore.
Liam Neeson in Schindler's List (1993)
Schindler's speech at the end of WWII addressed to the SS-soldiers and the jewish inmates.
Louis de Funès in Oscar (1967)
The monologue, when Bertrand Barnier temporarily went nuts.
Peter Finch in Network (1976)
Howard Beale's rant.
Clint Eastwood in Dirty Harry (1971)
Harry Callahan threatens a punk by his gun and also with a little more than a few words.
José Ferrer in The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Lt. Barney Greenwald's speech, criticizing the Cain crew for acting against Lt. Cmdr. Philip Francis Queeg.
Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Margaret Hamilton, Jack Haley, and Bert Lahr in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The lament of the Witch of the West when she melted by the water, which was squirted on her.
George C. Scott in Patton (1970)
General George S. Patton standing in front of an American flag speaking the monologue. (The monologue in the film is a shortened version of a speech that Patton actually gave on numerous occasions.)
Patrick Swayze in Road House (1989)
The binding speech of Dalton.
Laurence Olivier in Hamlet (1948)
Hamlet's most known monologue, told with the skull of Yorick the court jester in his hands.
James Stewart in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Mr. Smith's monologue at Washington Capitol.
Marlon Brando in The Godfather (1972)
Don Vito Corleone's opening monologue in front of the supplicant.
Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw in Jaws (1975)
Quint's shark monologue
Michael Douglas in Wall Street (1987)
Gordon Gekko talking about Greed.
Sylvester Stallone and Milo Ventimiglia in Rocky Balboa (2006)
Rocky telling his son Robert about life.
Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump's funeral speech on Jenny Curran's grave. (In lack of a better image.)
Sylvester Stallone in First Blood (1982)
John Rambo's emotional meltdown when he recapitulates his worst Vietnam experiences.
Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire (1996)
Jerry Maguire telling Rod what exactly he wants from him.
Robin Williams and Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting (1997)
The monologue of Sean at the park, telling Will how he sees him.
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