The Top Five Christopher Walken Movie Roles by Order of Weirdness

There’s not much else you can do but smile and laugh, sometimes with vague unease, when Christopher Walken goes weird in movies. There’s something so unnerving about the guy that it’s easy to consider it as being cool to the point of being something unique. His manner and his words are at times hard to really comprehend as being something that a person might say, but his delivery is such that you can’t help but be in love with the guy after watching him. He’s a great actor and one of the only ones in the world that could possibly get you on his side by being a borderline psychopath in the movies.

Just listening to him talk is hypnotic sometimes.

5. Joe Dirt-Clem

Just to make sure people are one board, just because the movies he’s been in didn’t do much doesn’t mean his part wasn’t great. Joe Dirt has reached more of a cult classic status than anything, but Clem, ah Clem, he was absolutely awesome for the short period of time he was in it. He was like the aging New York gangster that desired the life but knew he couldn’t go back since he’d be taking his life into his own hands. But he was undeniably tough for all that.

4. Balls of Fury-Feng

This had to be one of his craziest roles since who in the world would have ever thought that Christopher Walken would ever play the role of a supposedly Asian figure who was in fact not even Asian? Obviously his name and his surroundings were all a front, but considering that the movie didn’t get a lot of likes there’s a good reason why no one really rallied to call his role whitewashing or appropriation.

3. Annie Hall-Duane Hall

Picture this, a guy that has just admitted to you that he thinks about swerving into the wrong lane while driving is the guy that’s going to drive you to the airport. He even goes into great detail about how the explosion would occur and what it would be like with each passing second as the wreck just gets worse, and worse, and worse. Yeah, that’d settle your nerves for a nice drive in the rain wouldn’t it?

2. Communion-Whitley Streiber

https://youtu.be/B-weSfjr-iE

Even without the alien sightings Whitley is a character that’s kind of out there and not fully grounded. Maybe that’s why the aliens picked him to torment, or study, or do whatever, since he’s not entirely there and they want to know why, or they want to know what makes him special from everyone else. It would certainly make sense to pick someone that doesn’t operate on the same wavelength as everyone else.

1. The Deer Hunter-Nick

To be honest from the beginning of the movie to the moment when Nick and the others are forced into playing Russian Roulette, he’s pretty normal and down to earth. But once they escape and things just keep happening you can see him start to wig out the movie goes along. By the time this scene comes around he’s fully gone, out of it, and doesn’t care what happens any longer, just so long as it ends eventually.

He’s a weird guy sometimes, but Christopher Walken is a king of the big screen.


Add Comment

How Ghost Adventures Has Evolved Since Season 1
10 Things You Didn’t Know about American Beauty Star
How Blue Bloods Has Evolved Since Season 1
How “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” Has Changed Since Season 1
20/20 Hindsight: The Best Movies of 1994
The Five Best John Grisham Books to Movies of All-Time
What the Critics’ Choice Awards Winners Tell Us About the Ongoing Oscar Race
The Five Best Mike Myers Movies of His Career
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Kelly Rohrbach
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Miranda Cosgrove
10 Things You Didn’t Know about John Goodman
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Rob Lowe
This is Why Life is Like Dungeons and Dragons
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Marvel’s Carnage
Five Comic Book Characters That Are Better in the Movies Than in the Comics
The Sleep Habits of Your Favorite Superheroes
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry
10 Things You Didn’t Know about The Irregular at Magic High School
10 Things You Didn’t Know about “Date a Live”
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Angel Beats!
How Does a Gaming Chair Boost Your Console Gaming Performance?
How to Play Nintendo 64 games on Your PC
10 Things You Didn’t Know about RuneScape
The Five Best Gameboy Advance Games Ever Made