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The 25 Worst Movie Character Names Ever

After Earth Will Smith as Cypher Raige in After Earth (Sony)

You're at a bar and some fictional movie character comes up and introduces her or himself. How long will it take before the subsequent conversation trends toward anything other than some form of, "But, seriously, what's your real name?"

And that's how we created this collection of the 25 worst movie character names ever. If the answer to the above hypothetical scenario was "30 seconds flat," that character made our highly-researched, scientifically-ranked list. Get More »

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The 13 Most Gratuitous Nude Scenes in Movies

Swordfish Warner Bros.

WARNING: Somewhat NSFW.

Once upon a time (read: the '80s), movie fans could count on the fact that at some point, someone in the movie would randomly drop trou or rip off their shirt for no apparent reason whatsoever. And frankly, it was great. After all, why worry about things like plot or character development when you can have some good old-fashioned gratuitous nudity instead? Get More »

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50 Upcoming Movie Remakes (Yep, 50!)

Dirty Dancing
Vestron Pictures

Whenever a movie studio announces plans for another remake, the reaction among fans and pundits is always the same: Hollywood doesn't have any new ideas.

But we like to look on the bright side of things, which is why we're so happy when we hear of a cool remake or reboot. Hey, who needs new ideas when there are already so many great old ideas waiting to be rediscovered?

With that in mind, we've compiled a list of 50 — that's right, 50! — upcoming Hollywood remakes that tickle our fancy. Because if these films were good the first time, you never know, you might just enjoy them even more the second time around. Get More »

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Q&A: Denise Richards on Not Playing a Trophy Wife in 'Madea's Witness Protection'

Denise Richards
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With her model looks and girl-next-door attitude, Denise Richards made a name for herself in the '90s as eye candy in "Starship Troopers," "Wild Things" and the James Bond outing "The World is Not Enough." She's acted in several comedies since proving her knack for them with "Drop Dead Gorgeous," and she continues that streak with this week's Tyler Perry vehicle "Madea's Witness Protection."

Richards plays Kate, the younger second wife of Eugene Levy's George Needleman. When George gets inadvertently embroiled in a Ponzi scheme, their wealthy family enters the protection of the working class and VERY volatile Madea (Perry). We recently talked to the still stunning 41-year-old Richards about improvising with Levy and whether Perry maintains his Madea persona while directing.

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The 20 Sexiest Sci-Fi Babes

Taylor Kitsch as "John Carter," the Confederate captain who finds himself transported to Mars, is certainly a sight to behold (rippling abs, etc). But if anyone can rival him for hottest life on Mars, it's Lynn Collins as princess Dejah Thoris. If we'd known Martians were this sexy, we would colonized the planet years ago, are we right?

Collins is just the latest instance of sexy femininity in sci-fi, a legacy that stretches back decades and encompasses everything from bikini-clad bounty hunters to pleasure robots. Take a look at 20 of the hottest sci-fi sirens to grace the silver screen.

Originally published December 8, 2010.

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