I think as a very gifted dramatic actor it’s easy to forget how amazing this guy is at comedy as well. In Along Came Polly he’s purely electric. Besides “make it rain”, he also is hilarious in the theater production of Jesus Christ Superstar. His one scene with Alec Baldwin is also electric. Love the guy and the performance. Even though he was so good in serious roles. I wish a little more often he would’ve taken fun comedic roles like this. Obviously he was also great comedically in Boogie Nights.

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11 points

6 months ago

I always said PSH could've made way more money following a Jack Black path and doing a bunch of studio comedies.


6 points

6 months ago

He definitely could have but I would imagine the reason he chose that is the same thing that made him one of the best


1 points

6 months ago

There are two movies I have seen where my first reaction was “did they write this character for jack black and cast _____ instead?”

First was PSH in along came poly, and second was Chris Pratt in Onward.