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Poll: Cinematic Characters With Hair-Trigger Tempers

Which of these live-action movie characters with a hair-trigger temper (and memorable tantrums) you'd least want to piss off?

Take it easy, be cool... and after voting, you may discuss the list here

Make Your Choice

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    Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest (1981)

    Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford in Mommie Dearest
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    Mark Ruffalo in The Avengers (2012)

    The Hulk
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    John Goodman in The Big Lebowski (1998)

    John Goodman as Walter Sobchak in The Big Lebowski
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    R. Lee Ermey in Full Metal Jacket (1987)

    R. Lee Ermey as Gny. Sgt. Hartman in Full Metal Jacket
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    Dennis Hopper as Frank Booth in Blue Velvet
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    Ralph Fiennes in In Bruges (2008)

    Ralph Fiennes as Harry in In Bruges
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    Bruno Ganz in Downfall (2004)

    Bruno Ganz as Adolf Hitler in Downfall
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    James Caan in The Godfather (1972)

    James Caan as Santino 'Sonny' Corleone in The Godfather
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    Joe Pesci as Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas
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    Lee J. Cobb in 12 Angry Men (1957)

    Lee J. Cobb as Juror #3 in 12 Angry Men
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    Al Pacino in Scarface (1983)

    Al Pacino as Tony Montana in Scarface
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    Robert De Niro in Cape Fear (1991)

    Robert De Niro as Max Cady in Cape Fear
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    Brad Pitt in Se7en (1995)

    Brad Pitt as Det. David Mills in Se7en
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    J.K. Simmons in Whiplash (2014)

    JK Simmons as Fletcher in Whiplash
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    Alan Ford in Snatch (2000)

    Alan Ford as Brick Top in Snatch.
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    Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction (1987)

    Glenn Close as Alex Forrest in Fatal Attraction
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    James Cagney in White Heat (1949)

    James Cagney as Cody Jarret in White Heat
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    Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men (1992)

    Jack Nicholson as Col. Nathan R. Jessep in A Few Good Men
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    Douglas Silva in City of God (2002)

    Douglas Silva/Leandro Firmino as Lil' Ze in City of God
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    Kathy Bates in Misery (1990)

    Kathy Bates as Annie Wilkes in Misery
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    Clancy Brown

    Clancy Brown as Capt. Byron Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption
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    Robert De Niro in Raging Bull (1980)

    Robert De Niro as Jake La Motta in Raging Bull
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    Robert Carlyle and Ewen Bremner in Trainspotting (1996)

    Robert Carlyle as Begbie in Trainspotting
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    Robert De Niro in The Untouchables (1987)

    Robert De Niro as Al Capone in The Untouchables
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    Clint Eastwood in Gran Torino (2008)

    Clint Eastwood as Walt Kowalski in Gran Torino
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    Joe Pesci and Frank Vincent in Casino (1995)

    Joe Pesci as Nicky Santoro in Casino
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    Edward Norton in American History X (1998)

    Edward Norton as Derek Vinyard in American History X
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    Marlon Brando in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

    Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire
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    Denzel Washington in Fences (2016)

    Denzel Washington as Troy Maxson in Fences
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    Ben Kingsley in Sexy Beast (2000)

    Ben Kingsley as Don Logan in Sexy Beast
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    Jim Belushi in Retroactive (1997)

    James Belushi as Frank in Retroactive
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    Helen Mirren, Tim Roth, and Michael Gambon in The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989)

    Michael Gambon as Albert Spica in The Cook, the Their, His Wife & Her Lover
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    Dwight Yoakam in Sling Blade (1996)

    Dwight Yoakam as Doyle Hargrave in Sling Blade
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    Ben Stiller in Mystery Men (1999)

    Ben Stiller as Furious in Mystery Men
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    Larenz Tate in Menace II Society (1993)

    Larenz Tate as Kevin "O-Dog" in Menace II Society

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