I've Got Wheels

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  1. James Stewart / Rear Window (1954)

    13.3%
  2. Susan Strasberg / Scream of Fear (1961)

    6.7%
  3. Joan Crawford / What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

    3.3%
  4. Paul A. Partain / The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

    10.0%
  5. Ray Milland / The Attic (1980)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Tom McBride / Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

    10.0%
  7. Jon Lormer / Creepshow (1982)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Donald Pleasence / Phenomena (1985)

    3.3%
  9. Corey Haim / Silver Bullet (1985)

    13.3%
  10. Jan Rubes / Dead of Winter (1987)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Jason Beghe / Monkey Shines (1988)

    13.3%
  12. James Caan / Misery (1990)

    20.0%
  13. John Hurt / The Skeleton Key (2005)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Matt McCoy / Abominable (2006)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. other

    6.7%
  1. Hellbilly

    Hellbilly Active Member

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    What is your favorite wheelchair-bound performance?
     
  2. Copyboy

    Copyboy Well-Known Member

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    I screwed up and voted for Joan Crawford while thinking of Bette Davis' zany antics in the film. Joan really didn't have to do much other than pretend to be kind. Although, I suppose that in itself was a hell of a performance.
     
  3. DVD-fanatic-9

    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    Jason Beghe.

    If you have any appreciation for the beauty of the male form, this film and Beghe's performance are to horror what Phoebe Cates in Fast Times at Ridgemont High was to teen films. If you get my drift. Depending on when you grew up.
     
  4. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    Other, for the ghost-bound wheelchair in The Changeling (1980)
     
  5. ZoSo

    ZoSo The Fucking King

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    Ray Milland, but in FROGS
     
  6. DVD-fanatic-9

    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    Good one.
     
  7. Kim Bruun

    Kim Bruun Resident Scream Queen

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    Tom McBride - partly because he was so beautiful, and partly because the image of that wheelchair rolling down the stairs in the rain is not easily forgotten.
     
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    Franco Weekender

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    Silver Bullet!
     
  9. Erick H.

    Erick H. Well-Known Member

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    SCREAM OF FEAR,the late Susan Strassberg's performance stuck with me as a kid.I'd also give a shoutout to a TV episode,KILLER with Jenny Seagrove from THE HITCHHIKER,one of my favorites.
     
  10. dave13

    dave13 Well-Known Member

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    Jimmy Stewart in Rear Window - one of my favorite films.
     
  11. Mutilated Prey

    Mutilated Prey Soul Stealer

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    Tom McBride - one of the best F13 deaths!
     
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    Silver Bullet fantastic fun popcorn flick get's my vote.
     
  13. Workshed

    Workshed A Barge Person

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    Paul A. Partain / The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

    Because, for once, the role is not played for sympathy.
     
  14. indiephantom

    indiephantom Horny Spirit

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    Gave my vote to Beghe in Monkey Shines. That's a film I've felt was overlooked and I've been a fan since it was released. As much as I love Rear Window, I don't think Jimmy Stewart is a good actor and he's the weak link in all the Hitchcock pictures I've seen him in. I know that's an unpopular opinion; but Hitch would likely agree when it comes to Vertigo. Runner-up for me is Corey Haim in Silver Bullet just because I've always enjoyed the film and the idea of a wheelchair bound protagonist was refreshing in my youth.
     

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