Movies with Characters You Identify With

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30 Apr 2008, 3:24 pm

One movie I can identify with is One Hour Photo.

I can identify with the lead character because no one really likes him
and the loneliness he feels begins to get the better of him.

If you haven't seen this movie, the lead character is not Aspie,
BUT has an obsession so powerful it can't be stopped.


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30 Apr 2008, 3:26 pm

Edward Scissorhands.



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30 Apr 2008, 3:31 pm

I used to watch that TV show "Lost" and I could relate with a lot of the characters on the show in different ways.

When I was a kid I think I related to Edward Scissor hands a bit and my mom didn't really like that I even liked that movie. . .that and "Harriet the Spy" for some reason I remember being able to relate to on some level.

Oh sorry one more. . .the girl who Julia Stiles plays on "Ten Things I Hate About You". . .



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30 Apr 2008, 3:40 pm

SAW. I used to like horror movies for their scare and shock value when I was a kid, but as I grew up I gradually lost interest in horror movies. But this one has a point. I can sort of understand the villain's point of view of being angry at people who show a lack of appreciation for their life by damaging themselves in unnecessary ways (suicide attempts, ODing, etc.). I haven't seen the sequels, but the first one was sufficient to convey the point.


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30 Apr 2008, 4:02 pm

Julia's character in 10 things I hate about you
Donnie Darko
Izzy and Donald in Mozart amd the Whale
Juno and her boyfriend(I dunno, my friend says that. I havn't even seen the movie.)
Martian Child(cant remember the kids name.)
.....there are more. My head hurts too much for me to think.


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30 Apr 2008, 4:37 pm

Joel in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind


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30 Apr 2008, 5:17 pm

Ray in "Uptown Girls"



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30 Apr 2008, 5:23 pm

Lane in Better Off Dead...



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30 Apr 2008, 6:36 pm

The title character of Lars & the Real Girl.


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30 Apr 2008, 7:56 pm

Mr. Newton in The man who fell to earth, a very aspie-esque movie/novel



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30 Apr 2008, 8:51 pm

the mutants in X-Men, for obvious reasons

Cloud Strife from Advent Children, because I was once a lone warrior (ok, the warrior half is a lie, but still)


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03 May 2008, 4:31 pm

AnonymousAnonymous wrote:
Joel in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind


I associate with Clementine!

[Hence my username. I was disappointed she never had purple hair because purple is my favorite color...so I created the name "VioletClementine".]

Also:

Edward Scissorhands

and

Sam of "Benny & Joon".



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03 May 2008, 6:20 pm

Footloose. I identify with Ren McCormick (played by Kevin Bacon).


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04 May 2008, 7:18 am

The Talented Mr. Ripley. I've been a fake somebody, though I've come to prefer being a real nobody.


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04 May 2008, 10:00 am

Barry Egan (played by Adam Sandler) in Punch Drunk Love. It has one really great dinner scene that really captures why stuff that most people don't even notice can be really painful. And I really sympathize with him when he phones a sex hotline not for smut, but simply for someone to talk to (this leads to a very confusing conversation).



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04 May 2008, 2:24 pm

Edward Scissorhands and Donald Morton (Mozart and the Whale).


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