Brando or McQueen?

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by Vikingdad, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. Brando

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  2. McQueen

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  3. Neither one

    9.5%
  4. Beiber

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  1. Vikingdad

    Vikingdad New Member

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    Which one is cooler? I say McQueen because he was a dyed-in-the-wool motorhead.

    Brando was cool on screen, but McQueen was cool all the time:cool:.
     
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  2. DFlynt

    DFlynt New Member

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    McQueen by a longshot. The Great Escape, The Sand Pebbles, LeMans and The Getaway all great movies.
     

  3. NotMormon

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    McQueen. I don't think he's "yella" and I think he's "got tha gutz".
     
  4. kjdeut

    kjdeut New Member

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    Yup, McQueen no question. Just watched Papillon the other night, great movie. Then add The Blob, Great Escape, Bullitt all great movies. He was one of a kind.

    Ken
     
  5. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    McQueen was the essence of cool! he did some great movies that many he would have done more of his own stunts if allowed. he raced cars, he raced bikes, hung out with some of the great racing legends, collected some really cool cars and bikes, got some of the hot woman of his time. yeah, definately McQueen!
     
  6. nitestalker

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    McQueens life is far more incredible than any movie. Born in Indianapolis, In. to a stunt flyer Terry Mcqueen and a prostitute. He spent his early days in street gangs and jails. He was in the Coast Guard and the USMC. He was a guard for President Truman. Terry Steve McQueen was a life long drug addict. He died in Mexico at age 50 in 1980 from cancer. :)
     
  7. Applin88

    Applin88 New Member

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    Mcqueen. Him and yul Brynner were great together in the magnificent seven
     
  8. nitestalker

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    Both McQueen and James Dean were from Indiana. Both of them liked fast cars. James Dean over corrected a fast car in Texas.:eek:
     
  9. Vikingdad

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    McQueen also regularly would order large quantities of stuff as part of his contract for many movies, then donate it all to charities like a boy's home (he spent time in one growing up). Stuff like shaving kits, jeans, shoes. That sort of stuff.
     
  10. AR10

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    Both were good at what they did. The fact all have voted Steve shows a little something about the members here. Marlon was more of a stage and screen actor, a different bird than someone that works between cuts.

    Brando once demanded a half million dollars for a half hours work, and got it.

    Like I said, both were good, but there will never be another Brando. Henery Fonda was pretty close, and both started out as stage actors at a little place called The Omaha Playhouse. Omaha also turned out Johney Carson about that same time.
     
  11. notdku

    notdku Administrator Staff Member

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    No takers for Beiber?

    I only know one actor more awesome than McQueen, I voted for McQueen.
     
  12. Vikingdad

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    Must have something to do with the fact that none of the women have chimed in yet. Maybe. Then again maybe they would vote for McQueen too.
     
  13. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Never cared for McQueen. Liked Brando until that stupidity with the indian at the academy awards.

    Now Charlie Bronson was my kinda guy!:D:D
     
  14. nitestalker

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    What else did they teach them in Omaha? All three were very anti gun activist.:eek:
     
  15. Vikingdad

    Vikingdad New Member

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    McQueen carried after the Manson killings (he was supposed to be there and was a target that night.) and I thought he was pro gun (or at least not an anti).
     
  16. downsouth

    downsouth New Member

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    Paleese, McQueen and it's not even close. That's like asking, "who's hotter, Ellie May or Miss Hathaway.

    Showed how old and out dated I am.
     
  17. PanBaccha

    PanBaccha New Member

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    Hard to tell as both actors are my favorite of all times. However, after reading both biographies I would have to say that although Marlon Brando revolutionized 'American' acting on stage & screen,
    Steve McQueen, on the other hand, has indeed led a hair-raising life coming 'round deadly curves both on and off screen.

    McQueen (trying hard to understand) says to director Norman Jewison when explained why he thought rugged Steve was not right for the sophisticated lead in the Thomas Crown Affair:
    "You're squeezing my melon, man,"
     
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  18. Wiseman3

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    McQueen was the man! Always played it like a normal guy and brought reality to his rolls. Not to mention you know any other actor that could have driven that bike in The Great Escape better?
     
  19. shadecorp

    shadecorp Active Member Supporter

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    Well,
    I did enjoy that comedy brando made,
    "the wild one"
    But McQueen was an Actor.
    Could and did play many roles.
    "The Great Escape" being one.
    The late, great, Bud Ekins did the stunt riding in "The Great Escape"
     
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