Neighbors, new family members, schoolmates, all people get close quietly entering in the lives of others and conquer with smiles, compliments and each time a hand in a time of need. Whether they have kindly and courteous reasons, most often only apparent when it is too late. Here are ten movie characters that other actors should not be trusted, but nevertheless, because human nature and social conventions undertake to treat someone who behaves well, at least apparently, nice.
10. Hard Candy
Ellen Page is Hayley Stark, a girl of 14 who is disgusted beyond measure pedophiles. The girl quickly reached maturity they lack others her age and seems to have both a sharp sense of detecting people with sinful impulses, but has a very rigid moral values scale and carefully composed. Hayley is approached online by a man 32 years (Patrick Wilson), a photographer who wants to know.
Jigsaw or John Kramer (Tobin Bell) that we know him from the series “Saw” is a man who seems to have reached a point where he can see life with one eye on top and has a moral and just look. He thinks he knows more than anyone and has the truth about the way that people should go to escape the vices, faults and their labiality. Everything is justified by the greater good jigsaw that claims that he wants to go into people who have forgotten purpose and ambitions.
08. The Lovely Bones
George Harvey in The Lovely Bones is the friendly neighbor, respectful and cheerful man who welcomes the family car park, one that can exchange ideas about gardening and giving them the ball lost loved children’s garden. The role of this man’s friendly fire inspections and Stanley Tucci, the man that finds out more about the little played by Saoirse Ronan.
Maybe after watching too many movies with vulnerable children, too innocent and too good, is starting to shape a sense of distrust in the minds of any cinephile. But the orphan Esther girl can not help the touched and again and again not to arouse sympathy. The role of orphan, actress Isabelle Fuhman, aged 12 years old when he made the film, offers an interpretation of a wide range of both states and emotions, that fascination it exerts is full.
06. American Psycho
Patrick Bateman is a financial manager who works on the famous Wall Street does well: it has a great apartment, great physical shape, a group of friends who have much in common. Always friendly and polite, Patrick brings exasperation because of all the social conventions and self-imposes them too hard. His alter ego is not as friendly and helpful and starts to build another life for Patrick, where he is… brutally honest.
05. The Stepfather
Films often disfavoring foster parents, who appear as usurpers, instead of a true member of the traditional family. Terry O’Quinn, the actor who makes stepfather in the movie “The Stepfather” in 1987, has met all the prejudices and stereotypes about foster parents, so if you want to believe it’s a good man. Especially since Stephanie (Jill Schoelen), step-daughter, is a spoiled child, able to annoy every adult.
Anthony Perkins enters in the skin of Norman Bates in “Psycho” – a man together and professional, at least at first. The film is made by the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock and was nominated for four Oscars. When Marion, the character of actress Janet Leigh, appears in full storm at Bates Motel, Norman is as friendly and hospitable possible. Telephone conversation that Norman has with his mother is a little strange, and then Norman argues that for a boy’s best friend is his mother, things look a little sinister.
03. Lord of the Rings
Gollum or Smeagle (Andy Serkis), the lonely creature of cave, naked little man with split personality of the trilogy “Lord of the Rings”, is among the most annoying characters in film industry. But the creature is among the most fragile flesh that were ever on the screen and elicits mixed feelings of pity and sympathy. Fabric of the novel’s intrigue J.R.R. Tolkien, directed by Peter Jackson’s Smeagel succeeds precisely because what is the speck of humanity in him and prevent him and Hobit to hate and to see him as an enemy.
02. Funny Games
Two young men who come and knock at the door to borrow some eggs do not seem a cause for concern. But Peter and Paul, two sadistic neighbors in “Funny Games”, directed by Michael Haneke, manage to struggle with family stories just like eggs loan. Nothing can be more frightening than to feel that under the false innocence and kindness made it erupt madness is stormy.
01. The Roommate
Who is on campus can not really choose roommates. That happened to student Sarah Matthews, who was placed in the room with emotionally unstable freshman, Rebecca. Sarah is overwhelmed by the attention of Rebecca and, initially, is pleased to have a friend so faithful, but rather the relationship between girls is exceedingly close. Rebecca is the kind and friendly to downright obsessed with Sarah and is jealous of anyone spending time with her.