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Best actor in Beatles?
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I think John was the best.  His acting in A Hard Day's Night was especially good: just the one scene where he is having an extended, seemingly improvised repartee with that actress (whose name I don't know) is excellent.  I never saw that war movie he was in, but I suspect he was good in that.

Ringo I'd say is second best (it's no accident he was in The Magic Christian and held his own next to Peter Sellers).

Paul was okay in both A Hard Day's Night and Help! but he was really kind of floating off his own natural charisma, while his acting in his own Give My Regards To Broad Street was quite stilted.

 

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Based on "The Magic Christian" and his extended solo scenes in "A Hard Day's Night", I can pretty easily say Ringo. But George proved himself to be a great performer in his collaborations with Eric Idle. I'd have to see "How I Won The War" before I could better evaluate John's acting talent. And poor Paulie...I really hate to say it, but I really dislike him when he's trying to "act", he wants so badly to be loved by everybody all the time.

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John's "How I Won the War" role was basically tailored around his own persona, so it really wasn't much more of a stretch than the stuff he did in "A Hard Day's Night" and "Help!."  But he fits in nicely with the surrealism of the film.  Ringo was hands-down the best actor for reasons already given.  Plus, he managed to carry "Caveman" without a single line of dialogue (granted, like "Broad Street," it's a pretty silly movie  a-hard-days-night-ringo-15).

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I love George's scene in A Hard Day's Night where he's talking to the executive about fashion. Funniest scene in the whole movie. Ringo's close though.

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I don't think any of them can act aswell haha but Paul seemed like he was trying too hard in A Hard Day's Night but was better in Help! John more or less seemed his roles were just tailored to his personality. Ringo... The movies are what makes me love and appreciate Ringo it's easy to get caught up with the other 3 but I think the movies are Ringo's time to shine. I think George was consistent acting wise he seemed to me the best out of the 4 although Help! is frustrating that it takes awhile in the beginning before he actually says something.

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Wilfred Brambell not of the Beatles. Of the Beatles, John. He did great acting as himself. He did the iceman scene. I've never seen Magical Mystery Tour, I've seen clips and Jhon is always great.

We were talking about the people who hide themselves behind a wall of illusion.

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acmac said

Ringo and John are quite good; their personalities shine appealingly through the screen. George is very decent and easy to watch. Paul is reliably bad. I'm pretty sure his solo scene in A Hard Day's Night got cut 'cause it was real real bad.

Then there was this scene cut from Help!

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Like WTF why was this scene cut from the movie!?  I wanna see Paul macking on this chick…  damn it Paul why couldn't you get your shit together man?  ahdn_paul_01

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

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