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Lucilla
26-02-2010, 12:19 AM
for me it would be Frederic Chopin in "Impromptu" (film from 1991) played by Hugh Grant.

Because they show Chopin so delicate and gentle but still a man who loves women. I love that movie :D I saw it when I was a kid and since then I fell for Chopin's music :wub:

mjlovergurl003
26-02-2010, 02:52 AM
theres alot movie charcters that remind me of michael. of course Peter Pan who Michael adored and saw himself as through out his life. Edward Sissorhands bc he was just the most misunderstood soul and was considerd a freak and a outcast even though he was the most gentle man.Willy Wonka (johnny depps version) bc he is a eccentric man who created a world full of magic and all things candy like Michael did with Neverland and he also had issues with his father just like michael. Those charcters Michael related to the most idk about Wonka but he surely doesnt leave much to the imagination when it comes to Michael.

Lucilla
26-02-2010, 03:26 AM
omg, yes! I forgot about those 3 characters. Isn't it a coincidence that Johny Depp played all of them? How cute :D

mjlovergurl003
26-02-2010, 03:35 AM
i know! i love johnny!

Pace,MioDolceCuore
26-02-2010, 04:09 AM
"Victor" in the "Corpse Bride". This time spoken by Johnny Depp. I see we have theme going on here...

For some reason I could also see him as Max de Winter in Hitchcock's "Rebecca", don't ask me why.

Pace,MioDolceCuore
26-02-2010, 04:11 AM
for me it would be Frederic Chopin in "Impromptu" (film from 1991) played by Hugh Grant.

Because they show Chopin so delicate and gentle but still a man who loves women. I love that movie :D I saw it when I was a kid and since then I fell for Chopin's music :wub:


I have loved Chopin's music since I was 10 or so....

Lucilla
27-02-2010, 02:07 PM
"Victor" in the "Corpse Bride". This time spoken by Johnny Depp. I see we have theme going on here...
For some reason I could also see him as Max de Winter in Hitchcock's "Rebecca", don't ask me why.

yeah, there are some characters that just reminds you of Mike even if they dont have much in common.

Like when I first saw "The Nightmare before Christmas" and Jack, I coudn't stop thinking about him, why? just because :scratch: :lol:

I just remembered that the principal character of "Powder" (1995) reminds me of him for a lot of reasons.


I have loved Chopin's music since I was 10 or so....

oh! I was about the same age when I started to like him :D

smile4mj
02-04-2010, 09:19 AM
Peter Pan because Michael relates himself to Peter naturally... It's cute
Edward Scissorshand. I just watched this beautiful movie few weeks ago and I felt that I was watching Michael and the outfit very BAD inspired too. I didnt know until I read wiki that Tim did consider Michael to play Edward first hand

MarriedtoMichaelinmyheart
03-04-2010, 09:57 AM
Trueman
Edward scissorhands
Peter Pan
the boy in (pray it forward)

Boo and the father (to kill a mocking bird)

and J.M. Barrie

and ...

MarriedtoMichaelinmyheart
03-04-2010, 09:59 AM
Willy Wonka (johnny depps version) bc he is a eccentric man who created a world full of magic and all things candy like Michael did with Neverland and he also had issues with his father just like michael.

they might be alike in that way BUT u know as Depp said Willy Wonka hates children but :heart:Michael loves children.

i cant relate them to each other.

Hope
03-04-2010, 07:45 PM
Like others have said, Edward Scissorhands. Everything about him - innocent, misunderstood, betrayed..

analogue
07-04-2010, 02:33 PM
Rocky Balboa and MJ have some things in common. Both of them are very childlike

iluv2drem
07-04-2010, 03:22 PM
Of course Edward Scissorhands for not only his persona but some eerie similarities in what happens to them in life, J.M Barrie from Finding Neverland, The Phantom of the Opera because of feeling he always had to hide his looks and how isolated he was, and a little Willy Wonka (Johnny's version, even though he played him more cooky than I imagine Michael to be). How funny that Johnny Depp has managed to play different sides of Michael. That's why he doesn't need to play him in a movie, he pretty much already has in 3. hehhe

analogue
07-04-2010, 03:49 PM
Lisa Simpson reminds me alot of MJ

They are both misunderstood
They care about the enviroment and helping people
They are both very smart
They both don't have alot of close friends

mjlovergurl003
07-04-2010, 04:41 PM
they might be alike in that way BUT u know as Depp said Willy Wonka hates children but :heart:Michael loves children.

i cant relate them to each other.

actually Depp's verson of Wonka didnt hate kids he just hated greedy, naughty children bc if you notice in the flim and book he saids he was only looking for the most unspoiled, rotten child to leave his factory to and that just happened to be charlie bc the other kids were spoiled and rude.

LoveMJackson
07-04-2010, 04:45 PM
Trueman
.

Do you mean 'The Truman Show'?

FedoraHatGirl2058
07-04-2010, 04:52 PM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Amadeus, Mozart also died young, is like with geniuses, they must die young.... so absurd....


If you watch this BRILLIANT film, you'll see there are MANY, i mean many parallels between Michael's life and Mozart's life, its amazing....i'll start only saying they were both child prodigies....

Every Michael Jackson fan MUST watch AMADEUS

FedoraHatGirl2058
07-04-2010, 04:54 PM
But saying a "character" cause Mozart was a real person... i'll say Edward Scissorhands TOTALLY

and of course Peter Pan :)

Lucilla
07-04-2010, 05:06 PM
Thanks for recommendations, i'm gonna watch that movie, Amadeus :)

LoveMJackson
07-04-2010, 05:16 PM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Amadeus, Mozart also died young, is like with geniuses, they must die young.... so absurd....


If you watch this BRILLIANT film, you'll see there are MANY, i mean many parallels between Michael's life and Mozart's life, its amazing....i'll start only saying they were both child prodigies....

Every Michael Jackson fan MUST watch AMADEUS

Yes, I read an article about the similarities between Mozart and Michael. The resemblance was quite scary. I haven't seen the movie yet, will definitely watch. thanks!

FedoraHatGirl2058
07-04-2010, 05:24 PM
Thanks for recommendations, i'm gonna watch that movie, Amadeus :)


Yes, I read an article about the similarities between Mozart and Michael. The resemblance was quite scary. I haven't seen the movie yet, will definitely watch. thanks!
Its amazing, you wont regret it guys.

Pace,MioDolceCuore
07-04-2010, 05:38 PM
Yes, I read an article about the similarities between Mozart and Michael. The resemblance was quite scary. I haven't seen the movie yet, will definitely watch. thanks!

I've seen the movie about a 100 times and while I adore the music of both, I really don't see anything uncanny or scary. To me both MJ and Mozart seem like two personalities that couldn't be more different from each other but that's just my gut feel. It kind of bothered me to see Mozart being portrayed as this guy with zero tact. Every director will take artistic license to convey their own impressions.

There certainly is the child prodigy overlap but that's about it. I still find "Amadeus" to be a great movie because it makes people willing to open up to Mozart's music because they certainly will show you some of his most haunting works. The Requiem and the Piano Concerto in D-Minor.

I felt like watching MJ to a degree when watching the movie "Farinelli". And I really don't mean the high voice and castrato aspect of it, that's not what I mean at all. More the ability to deeply move people through music.
To me it always seemed like MJ structured his concerts like an Opera, I mean he started the "Dangerous" Concerts with a big fat pathos of "O Fortuna".

Farinelli in his time was what MJ was in our time. Incredible musical talent, sibling with questionable motives, beautiful man torn by the desire to move people through music, the desire for have children, to experience love aside from adoration and adulation from the masses. The movie Farinelli certainly is a lot of fiction but in a sense it applies to MJ as well. Both Farinelli and MJ inspired other musicians and composers to create.

So, to me the character of "Farinelli" seems close to some of MJ's issues.
(again, I don't mean the whole castration and high voice part!)

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Farinelli MOVED people the same way MJ did. They literally freaked out, screamed their heads off and were ready to throw themselves onto him.
Farinelli's brother was writing music for his brother that primarily showcased technical grandness and at some point Farinelli grew tired of it, wanting to sing music that had a deeper meaning than just showing off.

I loved one of the featurettes of This Is It- Memories of Michael. At one point the Thriller Interlude is being described as "operettique", MJ gets up and starts singing, describing how the voices should be high, etherial etc. LOVED IT!

FedoraHatGirl2058
07-04-2010, 07:39 PM
Ive seen Farinelli, didnt thought of Michael then, dont do it now, but is a sad story, and a good movie, not my favorite, but is good :)

mjbunny
07-04-2010, 07:56 PM
^ Hmm, never seen that one. Have to keep it in mind.

Aside from some others mentioned I'd like to add to this the character of Jeremy in the film "Powder" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzy0qTEa9vs&feature=related) Smart and sensitive kid with special gifts who's kept away from average people who can't understand him and are afraid of his uniqueness. They call him a freak, try to set him up, destroy him. There are other similarities too. It's a sad movie in the way that Edward Scissorhands is...

Lucilla
21-08-2010, 03:58 PM
Nijinsky (1980 film)
The story of Vaslav Nijinsky, a famous ballet dancer. Sad story.
Jeremy Irons is in the cast by the way.

I watched it when I was a kid, and I remember I loved the music and learned about Debussy that way. I can relate to the poor girl who did anything to get to Nijinsky :P

Shamonee
21-08-2010, 04:39 PM
Jean-Michel Basquiat. (Watch the movie starring David Bowie as Andy Warhol!)


Lisa Simpson reminds me alot of MJ

They are both misunderstood
They care about the enviroment and helping people
They are both very smart
They both don't have alot of close friends

I've never thought of that before. As absurd as it sounds, I do agree to a certain extent. :laugh:

Lainy
22-08-2010, 04:36 AM
V of V For Vendetta - because of the mystery, intelligence and the soundtrac-Tchaikovsky

kasume
22-08-2010, 04:59 AM
Willy Wonka :)

I still think Michael should've played him.

Grand Master S
22-08-2010, 05:04 AM
Simba, easily. Right down to the personality and voice. I remember how the older Simba didn't want to grow up, plus he was falsely accused too. Timon and Pumba's home away from Simba's tribe = Neverland.

I always see this as the evolution of young MJ into adult MJ:

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MJsBollywoodGirl7
22-08-2010, 05:18 AM
The only movie character that I can think of that reminds me of Michael is Kalpana from the 2005 Tamil movie and the 2008 Hindi movie remake of Ghajini. She was like Michael in a way she was always very helpful and loving to other people in need. Especially to children. And just like Michael Kalpana was murdered in the movie. But not in the same way Michael was. And in the Hindi movie version she died near the June date that we has lost Michael on but about 3 years before him.

Lucilla
22-08-2010, 11:05 PM
Simba, easily. Right down to the personality and voice. I remember how the older Simba didn't want to grow up, plus he was falsely accused too. Timon and Pumba's home away from Simba's tribe = Neverland.

I always see this as the evolution of young MJ into adult MJ:

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gee, I almost cried with that video because I forgot Simba was falsely accuse too. It's been a long time since I watched the lion king :)

Roxa
23-08-2010, 03:45 AM
Willy Wonka :)

I still think Michael should've played him.


Oh yeah! I agree. God, how I would like to see MJ played Willy!

And the Spider Man reminds me MJ too. His story on the three films looks like Michael's life so well! He just want help the ppl, he has fans and the press (Clarin Diary) always try to make to distort him!

Pace,MioDolceCuore
26-08-2010, 04:47 PM
The only movie character that I can think of that reminds me of Michael is Kalpana from the 2005 Tamil movie and the 2008 Hindi movie remake of Ghajini. She was like Michael in a way she was always very helpful and loving to other people in need. Especially to children. And just like Michael Kalpana was murdered in the movie. But not in the same way Michael was. And in the Hindi movie version she died near the June date that we has lost Michael on but about 3 years before him.
Will put that on the "to watch" list, thank you.

raz2911
26-08-2010, 05:39 PM
I'm with kasume, Willy Wonka always reminded me of Michael, especially since the Ebony photoshoot.

http://celeb.wohoo.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/michael-jackson-on-the-cove-of-ebony-magazine-2.jpg

Eterna.
26-08-2010, 05:47 PM
Jack sparrow ! because of his mystic

analogue
26-08-2010, 06:29 PM
Johnny Depp's Willy Wonka really annoyed me and i found him to be nothing like MJ.

Arklove
01-09-2010, 03:58 AM
Johnny Depp's Willy Wonka really annoyed me and i found him to be nothing like MJ.

I agree...I thought he was creepy :ninja:

N4ty
01-09-2010, 04:20 AM
Edward Scissorhands :wub:


I agree...I thought he was creepy :ninja:
:fear:

Arklove
01-09-2010, 04:37 AM
:fear:

:puke:

:hysterical:

analogue
02-09-2010, 02:31 PM
I think that Johnny Depp's version is Willy Wonka is simular to the way the media potrays MJ but he's nothing like the real MJ

Roxa
04-09-2010, 12:44 AM
I'm with kasume, Willy Wonka always reminded me of Michael, especially since the Ebony photoshoot.

http://celeb.wohoo.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/michael-jackson-on-the-cove-of-ebony-magazine-2.jpg

Me too.

GINAFELICIA
13-09-2010, 02:36 PM
No one reminds me of Michael.

MJ_Jordan
13-09-2010, 11:16 PM
The lion in The Wiz..... ;)

Pace,MioDolceCuore
18-09-2010, 05:29 AM
Jack sparrow ! because of his mystic

Both have a unique way of pronouncing things, for sure! :D

Lucilla
06-10-2010, 04:44 PM
Prince Akeem from "Coming to America" :P

Thanks to other thread that was about this movie, I could realize some similarities with this character.
Like MJ wondering about the “normal life”, how would it be, and always wanting people (and women) to get close to him for the person not for being a celebrity, etc.
It was kind of sad to think about this part of his life, so I’ll post this scene for a laugh :D
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respect77
06-10-2010, 07:01 PM
Really interesting how many Johnny Depp characters are mentioned here....

Pace,MioDolceCuore
06-10-2010, 07:42 PM
Prince Akeem from "Coming to America" :P

Thanks to other thread that was about this movie, I could realize some similarities with this character.
Like MJ wondering about the “normal life”, how would it be, and always wanting people (and women) to get close to him for the person not for being a celebrity, etc.
It was kind of sad to think about this part of his life, so I’ll post this scene for a laugh :D
Db_F67hjHPs&feature=related

Hehe, I love that movie. Priceless. :hysterical:

michaeljacksonkingofpop
13-10-2010, 04:58 AM
Here's a few characters I can think of that remind me of Michael:

1. Edward Scissorhands
2. Jack Sparrow
3. Lisa Simpson
4. Peter Pan

AnnieRUOkay89
13-10-2010, 05:23 AM
Wasn't Edward Scissorhands character loosely based on Michael? I remember reading that some where. Don't know if it's true or not, but the similarities from the personality down to his attire makes it seem believable.

analogue
14-10-2010, 06:54 PM
Spider-Man reminds me alot of MJ. Both try to do good for the world but the tabloids always try to twist it into something sinister

mier
14-10-2010, 10:41 PM
I'm with kasume, Willy Wonka always reminded me of Michael, especially since the Ebony photoshoot.

http://celeb.wohoo.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/michael-jackson-on-the-cove-of-ebony-magazine-2.jpg

http://content.hollywire.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/charlie-and-the-chocolate-factory.jpg

:smilerolleyes::yes:

*Little Suzie*
15-10-2010, 05:57 AM
LOL ^ imagne him saying that: "YES **** YOU TOO!:D" xD

respect77
15-10-2010, 08:48 AM
Wasn't Edward Scissorhands character loosely based on Michael? I remember reading that some where. Don't know if it's true or not, but the similarities from the personality down to his attire makes it seem believable.

I don't know if the character was based on him, but initially Tim Burton wanted Michael to play Edward Scissorhands, but Michael declined it.

Lucilla
15-10-2010, 07:05 PM
"I'm A huge fan of Edward Scissorhands I see some of myself in his character, I would have loved to have been Edward Scissorhands. But then again I am him in a way" -Michael Jackson-

I don't know if he really said that?...

And according to Wikipedia:

“Although not publicly known, Burton's first choice for the role of Edward was Michael Jackson, but there were circumstances that made this impossible.”

I don't know if these claims are true though... :scratch:

iluv2drem
16-10-2010, 02:50 AM
These articles show there seems to be a strange connection between Johnny Depp and Michael, in their lives and careers
http://allforloveblog.com/?p=1481
Here Caroline Thompson (screenwriter for Edward Scissorhands) talks about meeting him and what a fan he was of Edward Scissorhands
http://www.viceland.com/wp/2009/09/michael-jackson-would-have-loved-to-have-been-edward-scissorhands/

Pace,MioDolceCuore
16-10-2010, 06:48 AM
A tiny little bit of Mr. Rochester from "Jane Eyre". The Timothy Dalton version from 1983. Just teeny, tiny little bit I could see him there.

eco
21-10-2010, 10:08 AM
The character "V" from the movie "V for Vendetta": poetic, intelligent, and compassionate and also very tough! I know that vengeance was not Michael's way, but when it comes to his music and his message, he is also very tough!
And also the Beast from the movie "Beauty and the Beast" and how all the village wants to kill the beast at the end of the movie just because he was "different"!

michaeljacksonkingofpop
11-01-2011, 05:15 AM
Some of Johnny's Depp's characters remind me of Michael. Willy Wonka, Jack Sparrow and Edward Scissorhands! Wonder if Michael watched these movies?

emmy18
14-01-2011, 12:35 AM
Michael reminds me of John Coffey from The Green Mile. I watched that movie last week and cried so hard i was practically hyperventilating. Coffey reminds me of Michael because of his pure, beautiful and innocent soul :)
I cant watch that movie no more makes me to sad it reminds me of MJ too much.......:(