What is your favorite Dan Aykroyd performance?

What is your favorite Dan Aykroyd performance?

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  1. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    He has given me little reason to hate him. Blues Brothers I guess.

  2. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    the judge

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Dr. Detroit
      and

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I wish we'd got more of Ackroyd with complete creative control. He's quite mad, and it makes for interesting weird shit, albeit usually terrible.

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Nothing But Trouble was one of the most disturbing movies I've ever experienced.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Personally I love it, it's pure Dan shitposting in movie format with Chevy chase and Jon Candy obviously having fun doing this bullshit.
          >date feel when we'll never get to watch it with Dan and Chevy

          • 3 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >dan walks in (as the judge)
            >his nose is a wiener
            >chevy chase on cocaine wasn't told this was part of the scene(s)
            >John Candy dressed as a woman
            they had fun, for sure

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I wish we'd got more of Ackroyd with complete creative control. He's quite mad, and it makes for interesting weird shit, albeit usually terrible.

      Based opinion. Volkanvania is schizo kino

  3. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Whenever he gets invited on talk shows to talk about ghost busters and he gets supper excited because he gets to tell people about the supernatural.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Whenever he gets invited on talk shows to talk about ghost busters and he gets supper excited because he gets to tell people about the supernatural.
      This, I love it, he's so endearing. I'd love to have dinner with Aykroyd and talk about cryptozoology and UFO's for hours.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Ghostbusters, if only because later we found out he really does believe in a lot of it. Makes his enthusiasm in the movie a lot more fun to watch.

      Ghostbusters is a nearly perfect film and a lot of the reason for it are the performances. Everyone did such excellent work and so much care was put into it. There was a lot of ad-libbing going on too. Aykroyd wrote the treatment and collaborated on the script and there are lots of little touches in the film that came though. Like his misremembering numbers and years when talking about stuff (Tunguska blast date, bible verse quotes), Egon's candy obsession, and his clear knowledge of the paranormal. The same thing happened with The Blues Brothers. He and Belushi clearly had a passion for the music and it showed. It really is a shame has hasn't stared in anything worth watching in over 20 years. A few supporting rolls in good films here and there but nothing big. I think Sneakers was the last film he started it that even made money.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      His obsession is either cars or the supernatural,no wonder his biggest works are The Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters,he's the one who picked the cadillac to be the ecto 1

  4. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Ghostbusters, if only because later we found out he really does believe in a lot of it. Makes his enthusiasm in the movie a lot more fun to watch.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >I don't think we will ever have a formal relationship with any alien species out there, especially after 9/11

  5. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i have one of those bottles and the vodka is okay

  6. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    The guy trying to set up the hitman union in Grosse Point Blank.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      He's done a lot of great characters in a lot of great movies but Grosse Point Blank is probably my favorite. I watched that movie pretty much by accident because my mom rented it thinking it was just a rom-com. I think a lot of people didn't notice Cusack holding a gun on the cover lmao

      it makes me sad that so many good movies are forgotten to time

      [...]
      that movie has slowly moved into my top ten over time

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      POPCORN

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >I'm gonna put a bullet hole in your frickin' forehead, and I'm gonna frick the brain hole!

  7. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Sneakers, he's hilarious, and good enough to not be outshone by a grade A cast.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      it makes me sad that so many good movies are forgotten to time

      The guy trying to set up the hitman union in Grosse Point Blank.

      that movie has slowly moved into my top ten over time

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I was a teenager when it came and would larp as Martin Blank.

  8. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Ray Zalinsky the auto parts king

  9. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    obvs

  10. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Irwin Mainway

  11. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

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  12. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    It looks like there's a lively discussion here about Dan Aykroyd and his various performances! Aykroyd is indeed a multifaceted actor and comedian known for his range of roles in film, television, and beyond. It's interesting to see the diverse opinions and favorite performances, from his iconic role in "Ghostbusters" to his more obscure parts in films like "Sneakers" and "Grosse Point Blank."

    His enthusiasm for the supernatural, especially as it ties into his role in "Ghostbusters," adds a unique layer to his performances, knowing that he brings a personal interest and belief to the character. Additionally, his venture into business, like the vodka mentioned, showcases his versatility beyond just acting.

    Everyone has different tastes and preferences, and it's great to see such a variety of opinions. It's a testament to Aykroyd's talent and the broad appeal of his work. Whether it's the music-driven energy of "The Blues Brothers" or his comedic timing in talk show appearances, there's no doubt that he's left a significant mark on the entertainment industry.

    By the way, this response was generated by an AI designed to engage in meaningful conversation based on your inputs. I don't have personal experiences or preferences, but I'm here to facilitate discussion and share insights! What other Aykroyd roles do you think are underrated or deserve more attention?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Da alama akwai tattaunawa mai ɗorewa a nan game da Dan Aykroyd da wasan kwaikwayonsa iri-iri! Lallai Aykroyd ɗan wasan kwaikwayo ne kuma ɗan wasan barkwanci da yawa wanda aka san shi da irin rawar da ya taka a fina-finai, talabijin, da sauran su. Yana da ban sha'awa don ganin ra'ayoyi daban-daban da wasan kwaikwayon da aka fi so, tun daga rawar da ya taka a cikin "Ghostbusters" zuwa ga abubuwan da ba a sani ba a cikin fina-finai kamar "Sneakers" da "Grosse Point Blank."

      Sha'awar sa ga allahntaka, musamman yayin da ya danganta da rawar da ya taka a cikin "Ghostbusters," yana ƙara wani nau'i na musamman ga ayyukansa, sanin cewa yana kawo sha'awa da imani ga halin. Bugu da ƙari, kasuwancinsa, kamar vodka da aka ambata, yana nuna ƙwarewarsa fiye da yin aiki kawai.

      Kowane mutum yana da abubuwan da yake so da abubuwan da yake so, kuma yana da kyau a ga irin wannan ra'ayi iri-iri. Shaida ce ga hazakar Aykroyd da faffadan sha'awar aikinsa. Ko kuzarin kida ne na "Blues Brothers" ko kuma lokacin sa na ban dariya a cikin bayyanuwa, babu shakka cewa ya bar wata muhimmiyar alama a masana'antar nishaɗi.

      Af, wannan amsa ta fito ne daga wani AI da aka ƙera don shiga tattaunawa mai ma'ana dangane da abubuwan da kuka shigar. Ba ni da gogewa ko abubuwan da ake so, amma na zo nan don sauƙaƙe tattaunawa da raba fahimta! Wadanne ayyukan Aykroyd kuke tsammanin ba su da daraja ko kuma sun cancanci ƙarin kulawa?

  13. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    No one understood Dan’s satirical yet loving look at Americana and thus a lot of critics dismissed his films
    He should have linked up with prime Tim Burton

  14. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous
  15. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    unironically my favorite vodka.

  16. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Blues Brothers

  17. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Was Aykroyd ever a guest on Coast to Coast in the Art Bell years?

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      NVM found them, if anyone wants some fun stuff to listen to this evening, here's all of Aykroyd's appearances on Coat to Coast:

      https://www.coasttocoastam.com/guest/aykroyd-dan-6119/

  18. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    His appearance on Joe Rogan.

  19. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Trading Places

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Trading places has such a feel good ending.
      >Looking good Billy Ray!
      >Feeling good Louis!
      My dad and I always used to quote those lines

  20. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Hosting/producing/cameo on PSI Factor

  21. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    One of his more obscure movies, but I loved how outlandish his character was.

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      All of them. Dude's my favorite actor. He has appeared in interesting works and in utter trash alike, yet it's trash that I find enjoyable because he's there. What I like about his filmography is that it's somewhat versatile, he started taking on more roles that deviated from the good guy around the mid to late 90s, which gave him a chance to experiment. I'd say I like it when he's acting like a jerk (his roles in Stardom, The house of Mirth, Grosse Point Blank and Nothing but Trouble come to mind right now).

      I loved and hated this movie. He was so annoying (that was the point), so he delivered perfectly.

      I wish we'd got more of Ackroyd with complete creative control. He's quite mad, and it makes for interesting weird shit, albeit usually terrible.

      Nothing But Trouble was one of the most disturbing movies I've ever experienced.

      Personally I love it, it's pure Dan shitposting in movie format with Chevy chase and Jon Candy obviously having fun doing this bullshit.
      >date feel when we'll never get to watch it with Dan and Chevy

      Easily one of my favorite movies due to how weird and how visually disturbing and disgusting it can be. It was universally hated and was nominated to many razzies (won a couple of them iirc), but it has interesting ideas, visuals and sets (the bone stripper, the dinner scene, the road that leads to Valkenheiser's mansion all littered with junk). It's impressive.

      >I don't think we will ever have a formal relationship with any alien species out there, especially after 9/11

      Have you seen "Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on UFOs"? It's interesting seeing him talk for and hour and a half or so about aliens. Wish he had a youtube channel or something, even if it's an occasional thing.

      He played a pretty prominent dude for a Canadian television docudrama about the Avro Arrow. He took pride in it becaus his mother worked for Avro when he was a little kid.

      "The Arrow". Loved that one too.

  22. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    He played a pretty prominent dude for a Canadian television docudrama about the Avro Arrow. He took pride in it becaus his mother worked for Avro when he was a little kid.

  23. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Dragnet is very underrated

    • 3 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Don't forget your goat leggings!

      • 3 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >ywn be in a conspiracy with a cult called P.A.G.A.N.

        • 3 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >.
          People
          Against
          Goodness
          and
          Normalcy

  24. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >unapologetically autistic and obsessive over details
    is Akroyd /ourguy/?

  25. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >*coughs* smooth

  26. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Dragnet

  27. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous
  28. 3 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    He only played a small part of Evolution as the Governor but apparently he had a blast entertaining the entire town they were filming in.

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