'I Am God': 11 Characters Melodramatically Announcing Who They Are
In the new thriller Unknown, Liam Neeson plays a man who has lost his identity and tries to fit a series of puzzle pieces together in order to regain his life. What Neeson also does, as we've all seen in the trailer, is dramatically exclaim his identity: "I am Martin Harris!" (Alas, the louder he yells, the less anyone seems to believe him). But while Martin Harris wins the week for assertive introduction, let's take a look at 11 other characters who have an affinity for making an entrance by melodramatically declaring who they are.
(If we missed any, let us know in the comments.)
The Princess Bride (1987)
Inigo Montoya has practiced this dramatic introduction since the day his father was killed. The resulting reaction was not likely the one he expected.
Judge Dredd (1995)
Sylvester Stallone, as Judge Dredd, has the habit of introducing himself as "the law." Word to the wise, if you're ever going to make such proclamations, at least have a great speech to go along with it. Like this next guy...
Yes, Alec Baldwin does have a God complex. Quite possibly the most thought out statement of arrogance in history. I mean, the guy makes some good points!
What's great about Megatron's introduction is that no one even asked him.
Superman II (1980)
Zod may have the best introduction technique of anyone on this list: Forgoing the pleasantries of a proper introduction, Zod, in three words, let's you know who he is and also lets you know that he is now your ruler.
In a climatic scene, clemency is offered the slaves in exchange for handing over Spartacus. We all know what happens next.
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