Live Poll: Favorite Malcolm McDowell Character

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English actor Malcolm McDowell, born in Leeds, England in 1943, turns 75 years old on 13 June 2018.

What's your favorite film character played by Malcolm McDowell?


List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls022042268/
 
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/AsgZfDBr654/
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i absolutely love malcom mcdowell...he is one of my all time favorite actors and, going thru your list here, alex in 'a clockwork orange' is an obvious choice, but i would be inclined to choose either his role as dexter miles in 'the barber' or as h.g. wells in 'time after time'...he was also great as gangster 55 in 'gangster no.1'...but then again he's so good in everything...

he was also in a film (not on your list) that, while admittedly not so great, he was great in, called 'suing the devil', where he played the stellar title role of satan...
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Yes, I wanted to include Suing the Devil (2011), but couldn't find a picture of Malcolm playing 'Satan'.
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baddy pilot in movie Blue Thunder.
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Thanks, Stephen. Same problem here. Happy to include Blue Thunder (1983), but unfortunately there's no picture of him playing Col. Cochrane.
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you dont really need a specific picture of malcolm playing the character in order for us to know who you mean...i would suggest adding both anyway...

just a suggestion...
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I have uploaded pictures for Suing the Devil (2011) and Blue Thunder (1983). They should be on the site in about two days.
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As Malcolm McDowell is one of my favorite actors, it's a tough choice. Out of what is already on the list, perhaps, H.G. Wells in Time After Time. May I also suggest The Caller from The Caller (1987)? This underrated little-known cult gem needs more attention. I've submitted a good picture of McDowell in the movie, so it will be on IMDb soon, hopefully. 
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Thanks, Nikolay. As soon as the picture is available, I will put it in the list.
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Strangely enough it already is available!

Edit: erroneously copypasted wrong link the first time. 
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Great! Added.
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What group of (mostly) sucky movies!

I haven't seen it but it looks like he had a substantial role on the recently-canceled Mozart in the Jungle, as well as Franklin and Bash, Metalopocalypse, Entourage and Heroes.

If...was his first big title in the UK.

I also liked his take on Mr. Roarke on the attempted remake from the early 2000s.

It would be easier for voters to read if you were to add the titles after the characters in each entry.

Have he and Terrance Stamp ever played brothers? That would be a major gruff-off!
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Hi Jen, in the list it would indeed be better to add the title but once it is a poll the title will appear in big letters above the character. Therefore I don't think it's necessary to put the title twice. Concerning your suggestions, I added If.... (1968) but the others are tv series, and because Malcolm McDowell's filmography is so long, I will stick with feature films for this poll.
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That "big title" thing doesn't always work. Better to be safe than sorry.
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Since you're not including TV roles you should qualify that - What's your favorite film character...
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Ok, I changed the question to 'film character'.
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Titles are always included in the image descriptions that appear in image polls (as long as the image is tagged to a title), so I agree that typing the title is not necessary.
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Clockwork Orange's character.
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Added to the list:
"Satan" - Suing the Devil (2011)
"Col. F.E. Cochrane" - Blue Thunder (1983)
 
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