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What's Your Fave David Bowie Movie? ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽฅ

David Bowie is renowned for his music career, but he also made notable contributions to the film industry. Two of our faves include "The Prestige" (2006),in which Bowie portrays Nicola Tesla, and "The Man Who Fell to Earth" (1976), in which he plays an alien in search of water for his drought-stricken planet. Tell us: what's your favorite Bowie movie, and WHY? โ‡๏ธ

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Peter Witham

Labyrinth, anyone that can pull off that haircut and one hand juggle a crystal ball has to be a winner. :)

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Vincent A. Cicirello • Edited

Labyrinth (1986)

Labyrinth is a 1986 musical fantasy film directed by Jim Henson with George Lucas as executive producer. Based on conceptual designs by Brian Froud, the film was written by Terry Jones, and many of its characters are played by puppets produced by Jim Henson's Creature Shop. The film stars Jennifer Connelly as 16-year-old Sarah and David Bowie as Jareth, the Goblin King. In Labyrinth, Sarah embarks on a quest to reach the center of an enormous, otherworldly maze to rescue her infant half-brother Toby, whom she wished away to Jareth.

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Stephen Belovarich • Edited

The Man Who Fell To Earth because it's a rather usual sci-fi movie that falls apart technically, but is so very compelling.

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Ryan Brown

Do cameos count?

His appearance in Zoolander was top notch.

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The Prestige, of course.

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William Torrez

Who is David Bowie?

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Vincent A. Cicirello

David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor. A leading figure in the music industry, he is regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Bowie was acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his innovative work during the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, and his music and stagecraft had a significant impact on popular music.

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The Prestige 2006 for sure. Incredible picture.

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Andy Delso

Labyrinth hands down.

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Chris Jarvis

trivia: Gates McFadden (Dr Crusher from Star Trek) did the choreography for the ballroom scene.

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Adolfo Neto

Furyo. The only one I watched.

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Adeel hussain

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