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Poll: Most Unusual Character Names in Non-Fantastical Films

Which of these strange names of characters from otherwise "realistic" films (aka not fantasy, sci-fi or horror) is the weirdest?

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Please note: no nicknames

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    Clint Eastwood in Any Which Way You Can (1980)

    Philo Beddoe - Every Which Way But Loose/Every Which Way You Can
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    Michael Caine in Zulu (1964)

    Lt. Gonville Bromhead - Zulu
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    Matthew Broderick in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

    Ferris Bueller - Ferris Bueller's Day Off
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    Jason Statham in Crank (2006)

    Chev Chelios - Crank/Crank: High Voltage
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    Gary Cooper in Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

    Longfellow Deeds - Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
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    Groucho Marx in A Night at the Opera (1935)

    Otis B. Driftwood - A Night at the Opera
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    Jennifer Jason Leigh in The Hateful Eight (2015)

    Daisy Domergue - The Hateful Eight
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    Daryl Hannah in Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

    Elle Driver - Kill Bill: Vol. 1/Kill Bill: Vol 2
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    John Turturro in Barton Fink (1991)

    Barton Fink - Barton Fink
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    Groucho Marx in Duck Soup (1933)

    Rufus T. Firefly - Duck Soup
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    Ben Stiller in Meet the Parents (2000)

    Gaylord Focker - Meet the Parents/Meet the Fockers/Little Fockers
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    Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

    Del. Axel Foley - Beverly Hill Cop/Beverly Hill Cop II/Beverly Hill Cop III
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    Robin Williams in The World According to Garp (1982)

    Technical Sargent Garp - The World According to Garp
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    Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

    Holly Golightly - Breakfast at Tiffany's
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    Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump (1994)

    Forrest Gump - Forrest Gump
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    Uma Thurman in Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

    Beatrix Kiddo - Kill Bill: Vol. 1/Kill Bill: Vol 2
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    Ellen Page in Juno (2007)

    Juno MacGuff - Juno
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    Telly Savalas in The Dirty Dozen (1967)

    Archer Maggott - The Dirty Dozen
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    Charles Bronson in Mr. Majestyk (1974)

    Vince Majestyk - Mr. Majestyk
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    Tim Roth in The Hateful Eight (2015)

    Oswaldo Mobray - The Hateful Eight
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    Armie Hammer in Nocturnal Animals (2016)

    Hutton Morrow - Nocturnal Animals
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    Paul Newman in The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

    Sidney J. Mussburger - The Hudsucker Proxy
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    Josh Charles in Dead Poets Society (1989)

    Knox Overstreet - Dead Poets Society
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    Bryan Brown in The Light Between Oceans (2016)

    Septimus Potts - The Light Between Oceans
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    Wesley Snipes in Jungle Fever (1991)

    Flipper Purify - Jungle Fever
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    Ethan Hawke in The Magnificent Seven (2016)

    Goodnight Robicheaux - The Magnificent Seven
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    Russell Brand in Get Him to the Greek (2010)

    Aldous Snow - Forgetting Sarah Marshall/Get Him to the Greek
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    Scott B. Morgan in The Usual Suspects (1995)

    Keyser Söze - The Usual Suspects
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    Bill Murray in Caddyshack (1980)

    Carl Spackler - Caddyshack
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    Harold Ramis in Ghostbusters II (1989)

    Dr. Egon Spengler - Ghostbusters/Ghostbusters II
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    Tom Cruise in Days of Thunder (1990)

    Cole Trickle - Days of Thunder
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    John Travolta in Face/Off (1997)

    Castor Troy - Face/Off
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    Leonardo DiCaprio in Gangs of New York (2002)

    Amsterdam Vallon - Gangs of New York
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    Kerry Washington in Django Unchained (2012)

    Broomhilda von Shaft - Django Unchained
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    Madeline Kahn in Blazing Saddles (1974)

    Lili Von Shtupp - Blazing Saddles