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Film Character Name

Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 11:35am

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Right im making a short movie over the summer and i need a name for the main character.

Heres a short bio: He's hard hitting, hard talking, doesnt take any shit! and always has a one liner (original eh!)

So far ive short listed:
Dirk Steel
Alec Sharpe
Alec Steel?
Chad Bulltron
Chad.

If anyone could help me out it would be a massive help!
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 3:08pm

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Chad Bulltron is my favroite
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 4:52pm

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Call him John McClaine. Failing that try Jean Eric.

The ones with Chad or Dirk in them sound like pornstars, perhaps a rethink is needed on those?
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 6:41pm

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haha! ^^^ very true!


I like Alec Sharpe or maybe Alec Steele



Alec is almost definate
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 6:45pm

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How about Fuz Stalke?
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 7:31pm

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How about Shit Stik?



Seriously, just look in the phone book for names if you can't think of any.
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 7:37pm

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Remington Steele.

Please, man, these are all the worst, cheesiest names. Go to an online Baby Book and search through the most popular boy names of, say, a previous decade (like the '80s!) and there ya' go!
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 7:54pm

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They are supose to be cheesy...the film is a stereotypical action flick
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 8:41pm

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Their not that bad. I like Alec Steel the best BTW.
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 8:50pm

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Why don't you try something like Fabian Steele. The guy could walk into the room, with his head half cocked to the side and say:
"The names Steele...Fabian Steele."
Haha!
Man if you want cheesy, it doesn't get much more cheesy than that.

Anyway, just a thought.
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 9:05pm

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I thought of the greatest name in the world. It's.............Jabooza!
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Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 9:37pm

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Dutch Masters
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 10:23pm

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How about Vincent Steele?
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 10:23pm

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Arnold McClaine.
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 10:24pm

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Or Conan McGilicuddy.
Posted: Sun, 1st Jul 2007, 10:43pm

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or Maximus Decimus Aurelius....
Posted: Mon, 2nd Jul 2007, 2:06am

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Fabio Buffchest? that sounds pretty intense.

or

Miguel Yackson. That sounds strikingly similar to a famous singer.

Oh yeah, I got one more! S.T.D. (stereotypical transvestite dude) cool
Posted: Mon, 2nd Jul 2007, 4:12am

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Ronald King and he would like to eat fastfood burgers if you catch my drift
Posted: Mon, 2nd Jul 2007, 4:32am

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epeterson wrote:

Ronald King and he would like to eat fastfood burgers if you catch my drift
Then shouldn't it be Ronald McKing?
Posted: Mon, 2nd Jul 2007, 9:02am

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Slartibartfast...McClaine?

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Posted: Mon, 2nd Jul 2007, 3:39pm

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Call him Rod Hardy.
Posted: Mon, 2nd Jul 2007, 5:02pm

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Vincent Steele is pretty good

And Arnold Mcclane would be fitting for a parody...my film is MENT to be stereotypical but not piss takeing,


I think ive narrowed it down to:
Alec Steele
Alec Sharpe
Jack Stone
Chad Tauro
Chad Bulltron
Vincent Steele
Posted: Mon, 2nd Jul 2007, 5:12pm

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I'd get rid of anything with "Steele" in it as it sounds really dodgy (possibly because I immediately think "Remmingon Steele" everytime I hear it).

Alec Sharpe is my favourite so far (a nod to Sean Bean perhaps?). Having just finished 2 years as a law student I've got lists and lists of surnames from various cases so if you want me to bung a few interesting ones up then I'll have a rummage through my notes for you.

EDIT:
List of surnames that might work:

Blaue (Rhymes with "cow")
Byrne
Dagnall
Danger (I promise this one's real)
Hardman
Harmer (Ironically this guy was a tattooist)
Harrow
Holmes
Jaggard
Larsoneur (Another slightly ironic name for a criminal)
McCrone
Savage
Wacker (Could be misinterpreted I admit)
Rader
Stonehouse
Lynch

Those that didn't make the list:

Chan-Fook
Dickman
Dica
Dickie
Fagan
Cheeseman
Posted: Mon, 2nd Jul 2007, 6:16pm

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If you've got any stuck up rich characters, these may help:

Farnsworth Eucalyptus
Rothbury Winkletoes
Twixit Warsaw Alexander
Alfredo Pondelucci
Emmanuel Battery

Me and my older brother came up with these. hugegrin
Posted: Tue, 3rd Jul 2007, 5:07pm

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Rawree thankyou for all the ideas the brains buzzing!

Jaggard and Harrow are very good...but i also thought of another one...Knight?

Alec Knight?


His Nemises can be "The Jaggard Harrow"



if this gets finalised you will recieve a credit in my film!


Thanks a lot!
Posted: Wed, 4th Jul 2007, 5:08am

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Here's an idea:

If you are going to use "Knight" as a last name for one, why not use "Deigh" (any variation of spelling) for the other.

You get the spin off of the "night and day" theme while making the names believable, IMO.

Now how could you go wrong with that?
Posted: Wed, 4th Jul 2007, 8:10am

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Or use a porn star's name like Tad Pole
Posted: Wed, 4th Jul 2007, 8:40am

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SlickV19 wrote:


Farnsworth Eucalyptus
I laughed for a couple minutes when I read that one. Classic.
Posted: Wed, 4th Jul 2007, 8:23pm

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not a bad idea Big Rob...
Posted: Thu, 5th Jul 2007, 3:08am

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strider4660 wrote:

not a bad idea Big Rob...
Thanks Strider, truthfully I'm suprised this name combo hasn't already been used. If it has, I'm not aware of it.
Posted: Fri, 6th Jul 2007, 10:57pm

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How can you deny Dutch Masters?

There's also Dirk Diggler smile
Posted: Sat, 7th Jul 2007, 3:16am

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Klausky wrote:

How can you deny Dutch Masters?
I hear you, Klausky, and here are a few more names that would be hard to deny too:

Adam Baum
Al Dente
Ann Teak
Armand Hammer
Brock Lee
Craven Moorehead
Don Key

Anyway, I've got an entire list of these kinds of names, if anyone is interested.
Posted: Mon, 9th Jul 2007, 5:25pm

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Craven Moorehead...

Isnt everyone?
Posted: Mon, 9th Jul 2007, 8:49pm

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hmmmmm.... if its gonna be a comedy do Wendle J. Faggotton.
Posted: Mon, 9th Jul 2007, 8:58pm

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Jacob Whitney
Posted: Tue, 10th Jul 2007, 2:43am

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Posted: Tue, 10th Jul 2007, 2:58am

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Howabout no name and have everyone refer to him as "that cheeky fellow"
Posted: Tue, 10th Jul 2007, 3:55am

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How about Jesus McClain?
Posted: Tue, 17th Jul 2007, 4:16pm

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