It’s Star Wars all the way down. It’s in the box office. It’s online. It’s everywhere. Andy’s seen it, but doesn’t spoil, promise. We’ve got a full house of hijack trailers this week and a thoroughly thuggish list of movies with great henchmen!
- Andy’s Trailer: Seven Days in Entebbe
- Pete’s Trailer: The 15:17 to Paris
- Steve’s Trailer: The Public
- Igor, played by Marty Feldman, henchman for Gene Wilder’s Dr. Frederick Frankenstein Young Frankenstein
- Karl Vreski, played by Alexander Godunov, henchman to Alan Rickman’s Hans Gruber, Die Hard
- Lurtz the Uruk-hai, played by Lawrence Makoare, henchman to Sauron, Lord of the Rings
- Captain Hadley, played by Clancy Brown, henchman to Bob Gunton’s Warden Norton, The Shawshank Redemption
- Nurse Ratched, played by Louise Fletcher, henchman to the mental health establishment, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
- Dolores Umbridge, played by Imelda Staunton, henchman to Robert Hardy’s Cornelius Fudge, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- Xenia Onatopp, played by Famke Jansen, henchman to Sean Bean’s Alec Trevelyan, GoldenEye
- Count Rugen, played by Christopher Guest, henchman to Chris Sarandon’s Prince Humperdink, The Princess Bride
- Clarence Boddicker, played by Kurtwood Smith, henchman to Ronny Cox’s Omni Consumer Products president Dick Jones, Robocop
Next Week’s List:
Great protagonist defendants in trial movies, that are also potentially government conspiracies, not like Erin Brokovich.