British Accents In American Movies

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  1. Holly Saunders

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    Who was of course from my country Scotland... there never was any mistaking his accent.. :)
     
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    Yeah, I know. How about yourself?
     
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    Ewan McGregor. Oh my word....God did good when he made that man's face.
     
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    "Major Scoresby, suh... may I present Leftenant Allenby"

    Harold
     
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    Most of the actors in Walking Dead are British but you would never know it.
     
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    Yea, can believe it, just don't think it would be acceptable today to have bad accents
    As I watch mainly older TV and movies, I am going back :)
     
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  7. Holly Saunders

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    I've never seen it....:)
     
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    Since the eighties I have not seen enough movies to make a judgement
    on actors or accents. But if I had to pull something out of the hat, it would be,
    Sean Connery.
     
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    Me either. I never ever watch scary or horror movies. This is why I can be in complete pitch black darkness and not be afraid.
     
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    I'm the same as you, I try never to watch any horror movies..I think the last one I watched was kathy Bates in Misery, a very long time ago...
     
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    Think theses two Americans got it in a nut shell.

    The last clip of 10 about an American born move to England as a baby and then move back to the US.

    Watch the accent as she is being interview by UK tv and being interviewed by US tv.

     
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    Aside from Gillian Anderson, I can't believe no-one knew these guys were British...especially our poster boys Hugh Laurie & Idris Elba
     
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    Think Hugh Laurie had a perfect New England Accent in the series House
     
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    Anyone remember when Russell Crowe played in Robin Hood and tried to pull off a British accent? When an interviewer made fun of it, Russell got mad and walked out of the interview. He's a great actor, one of my favorite, but he didn't do the accent well.
     
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    I don't remember that, but as a new Zealanders raised in Australia, he would have had a better chance at pulling off a Brit accent than most Americans... :)
     
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