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People Break Down The Best Film Castings Of All-Time
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Great casting can really make a movie.

For example, a while back I decided to rewatch The Silence of the Lambs. It's an impeccable thriller, taut and suspenseful – even horrifying at points.

But the movie would not have worked without Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins in their roles of Agent Clarice Starling and Dr. Hannibal Lecter respectively.

While the actor Brian Cox had played Dr. Lecter in Manhunter to brilliant effect, there's something to be said about the chemistry between the two leads in the former film. It would not have worked–and would probably not be considered as much of a classic–had other actors played those parts.

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor WizznJizz asked the online community,

"Who was the best casting choice in a movie ever?"
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It's a great day when you see an actor in a role that seems as if it was tailor-made for them.

While the Disney film 101 Dalmatians is an animated classic at this point, there is no doubt that the decision to cast Glenn Close in the live-action remake was the right one. She embodies every inch of that character. Even if you don't like Disney flicks, there's no doubt that the film is a showcase for her stunning acting.

Speaking of Glenn Close... we might want to just run down the list of her most acclaimed roles, because she was pretty much perfectly cast in all of them. Looking at you, Fatal Attraction and Dangerous Liaisons.

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People Break Down Which Actors Were Completely Wrong For The Role
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After we've watched a movie, it can be difficult to imagine the film as a project that took months or years to finally culminate into the product we see at the theater or on our television.

But it was built and hacked together, piece by piece.

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After 1000 Castings, One Woman's Super-Powered Casting Abilities Created The MCU As We Know It
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In 2006, Sarah Finn, casting director for newly Oscar winning movie Crash, was about a decade into her casting career when she became an integral part of something huge.

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