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* Dennis Hopper's character in ''Film/BlueVelvet'', Frank Booth, provides one of the scarier example of this trope.

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* Dennis Hopper's Creator/DennisHopper's character in ''Film/BlueVelvet'', Frank Booth, provides one of the scarier example of this trope.



* ''Franchise/StarWars''

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* ''Film/IronMan'': TONY STARK WAS ABLE TO ''BUILD THIS'' '''''IN A CAVE!''''' WITH A '''''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtntTvuv8Aw BOX OF SCRAPS!]]'''''

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* ''Film/IronMan'': ''Film/IronMan1'': TONY STARK WAS ABLE TO ''BUILD THIS'' '''''IN A CAVE!''''' WITH A '''''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtntTvuv8Aw BOX OF SCRAPS!]]'''''



* Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/Batman1989'' features Jack Palance, well, being Jack Palance. Not to be outdone, Creator/JackNicholson [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this in-universe, and actually [[UpToEleven Out-Hams]] him, when he borrows one of his lines.

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* Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/Batman1989'' features Jack Palance, Creator/JackPalance, well, being Jack Palance. Not to be outdone, Creator/JackNicholson [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this in-universe, and actually [[UpToEleven Out-Hams]] him, when he borrows one of his lines.



* The saving grace of ''Film/{{Daredevil}}'' was a delightfully over-the-top portrayal of [[PsychoForHire Bullseye]] by Colin Farrell. He barely speaks and rarely raises his voice, but his snarling, twitching, and whispered ramblings chew the scenery in a big way. He kills people with pencils, peanuts, and paper clips in scenes that [[CrossesTheLineTwice cross the line]] into ComedicSociopathy. Just about every scene he's in is simultaneously hilarious and disturbing because of his overacting juxtaposed with the sadistic character.

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* The saving grace of ''Film/{{Daredevil}}'' was a delightfully over-the-top portrayal of [[PsychoForHire Bullseye]] by Colin Farrell.Creator/ColinFarrell. He barely speaks and rarely raises his voice, but his snarling, twitching, and whispered ramblings chew the scenery in a big way. He kills people with pencils, peanuts, and paper clips in scenes that [[CrossesTheLineTwice cross the line]] into ComedicSociopathy. Just about every scene he's in is simultaneously hilarious and disturbing because of his overacting juxtaposed with the sadistic character.



* UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler's VillainousBreakdown in ''Film/{{Downfall}}''. Bruno Ganz's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bmkUlXp5sk scenery-chewing]] has become a MemeticMutation thanks to the {{Gag Sub}}s applied into it. For example, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfkDxF2kn1I Hitler gets banned from Xbox Live]].

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* UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler's VillainousBreakdown in ''Film/{{Downfall}}''. Bruno Ganz's Creator/BrunoGanz's [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bmkUlXp5sk scenery-chewing]] has become a MemeticMutation thanks to the {{Gag Sub}}s applied into it. For example, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfkDxF2kn1I Hitler gets banned from Xbox Live]].



* Herbert Lom as Inspector Dreyfus in ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' films tends to do this a lot after Inspector Clouseau unwittingly succeeds in pushing him over the edge mentally, especially in ''Film/ThePinkPantherStrikesAgain'', where he plays an EvilOverlord.

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* Herbert Lom Creator/HerbertLom as Inspector Dreyfus in ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' films tends to do this a lot after Inspector Clouseau unwittingly succeeds in pushing him over the edge mentally, especially in ''Film/ThePinkPantherStrikesAgain'', where he plays an EvilOverlord.



* John Tuturro in Creator/AnthonyHopkins' confusing art flick ''Slipstream'', playing a over the top growling, insane producer who is sidesplittingly funny as well and this a year before Creator/TomCruise in ''Film/TropicThunder''. In one scene, he loses it with the director when he brings his child to the filming and almost nearly attacks him like a wild animal. I don't know if it was ment to be this way or if Tuturro was just hamming it up big time, though he would be in competition with Creator/ChristianSlater, who literally dies of overacting in the movie as the actor playing a menancing gangster along with Jeffrey Tambor who is at least subtle about it. Though in Slater's case it might just be that the script called for his chewing the scenery.

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* John Tuturro Creator/JohnTuturro in Creator/AnthonyHopkins' confusing art flick ''Slipstream'', playing a over the top growling, insane producer who is sidesplittingly funny as well and this a year before Creator/TomCruise in ''Film/TropicThunder''. In one scene, he loses it with the director when he brings his child to the filming and almost nearly attacks him like a wild animal. I don't know if it was ment to be this way or if Tuturro was just hamming it up big time, though he would be in competition with Creator/ChristianSlater, who literally dies of overacting in the movie as the actor playing a menancing gangster along with Jeffrey Tambor who is at least subtle about it. Though in Slater's case it might just be that the script called for his chewing the scenery.



* And in another movie called ''Strike Commando'' after a little kid dies he screams the villians name like this

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* And in another movie called ''Strike Commando'' ''Film/StrikeCommando'' after a little kid dies he screams the villians name like this



* While everyone in ''Film/JupiterAscending'' is [[HamAndCheese having some fun]] with the script, no one is chewing more scenery than Eddie Redmayne. Most of the time, he speaks in a hoarse whisper... Until things start going downhill, and then [[SuddenlyShouting he breaks out the shouting]].

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* While everyone in ''Film/JupiterAscending'' is [[HamAndCheese having some fun]] with the script, no one is chewing more scenery than Eddie Redmayne.Creator/EddieRedmayne. Most of the time, he speaks in a hoarse whisper... Until things start going downhill, and then [[SuddenlyShouting he breaks out the shouting]].



* ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}'' films give us the wonderful Burgess Meredith as Rocky's trainer Micky, who appears to be a wizened vegetable [[AWizardDidIt magically granted life]], on the sole proviso that he devour scenery wherever it may present itself.

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* Theh ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}'' films give us the wonderful Burgess Meredith Creator/BurgessMeredith as Rocky's trainer Micky, who appears to be a wizened vegetable [[AWizardDidIt magically granted life]], on the sole proviso that he devour scenery wherever it may present itself.



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* In the music video for Aerosmith's "Sweet Emotion", a hammy Steven Tyler grabs a scarf from the microphone stand and begins to actually chew on it.

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* In the music video for Aerosmith's Music/{{Aerosmith}}'s "Sweet Emotion", a hammy Steven Tyler grabs a scarf from the microphone stand and begins to actually chew on it.



* Although the movie ''Mommie Dearest'' seems to have Joan Crawford thoroughly digesting the scenery, according to her daughter, Christina Crawford, the performance was understated.

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* Although the movie ''Mommie Dearest'' ''Film/MommieDearest'' seems to have Joan Crawford Creator/JoanCrawford thoroughly digesting the scenery, according to her daughter, Christina Crawford, the performance was understated.

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* At one point in ''Webcomic/BoyAndDog'', Rowan does a slow, deliberate fall while saying, "This is the end! All is dark!".


** Points have to be given to Steve Berkoff as General Orlov in ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' through combining this with the speech patterns of Creator/WilliamShatner and a ludicrously [[JustAStupidAccent over-the-top Russian accent]] to turn a simple military briefing into a gloriously hammy [[CharacterFilibuster rant against Western decadence and spinelessness]], not to mention [[CallingTheOldManOut calling out his top colleague as a coward]] for not following his [[EvilPlan maniacal plan]].

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** Points have to be given to Steve Berkoff Creator/StevenBerkoff as General Orlov in ''Film/{{Octopussy}}'' through combining this with the speech patterns of Creator/WilliamShatner and a ludicrously [[JustAStupidAccent over-the-top Russian accent]] to turn a simple military briefing into a gloriously hammy [[CharacterFilibuster rant against Western decadence and spinelessness]], not to mention [[CallingTheOldManOut calling out his top colleague as a coward]] for not following his [[EvilPlan maniacal plan]].

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** Curry's performance in ''3'' went so over the top that he made ''himself'' [[{{Corpsing}} corpse]] [[https://youtu.be/niZpcdp2v34 in one particular scene]].
--->'''Premier Cherdenko''': Commander! You've rained on my glorious parade! For this, I'm sending everything I got at you, but I won't let you have the satisfaction of catching me. I'm escaping to the one place that hasn't been corrupted by capitalism... SPACE!


* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', [[EvilCounterpart Marshall D. Teach aka Blackbeard]] enjoys doing this, whether showing off his [[DarkIsEdgy powers]] to Ace, announcing his plans at [[spoiler: [[TheAlcatraz Impel Down]]]], or [[spoiler: Declaring war on the World after stealing [[PersonofMassDestruction Whitebeard]]'s powers]]. Of course, this being [[WorldofHam One Piece]] there are bound to be others.

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* In ''Manga/OnePiece'', [[EvilCounterpart Marshall D. Teach aka Blackbeard]] enjoys doing this, whether showing off his [[DarkIsEdgy [[CastingAShadow powers]] to Ace, announcing his plans at [[spoiler: [[TheAlcatraz Impel Down]]]], or [[spoiler: Declaring war on the World after stealing [[PersonofMassDestruction Whitebeard]]'s powers]]. Of course, this being [[WorldofHam One Piece]] there are bound to be others.


* Creator/CrispinGlover in ''River's Edge'', I know he was suppose to be a cokehead but Glover played him too much like the dark side of George [=McFly=] complete with stuttering threats and nervous chatter. I know he got high praise for the role, but I couldn't help but think he wasn't just Chewing the scenery so much that the character rose laughs out of me instead of fear or intimidation.

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* Creator/CrispinGlover in ''River's Edge'', I know where he was suppose to be plays a cokehead but Glover played him too much who acts like the dark side of George [=McFly=] [=McFly=], complete with stuttering threats and nervous chatter. I know he got high praise for the role, but I couldn't help but think he wasn't just Chewing the scenery so much that the character rose laughs out of me instead of fear or intimidation.chatter.


-->'''Rarity:''' ...until there isn't an inch of Equestria that hasn't been ''utterly transformed by'' '''''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis my! creative! GENIUS!]]'''''

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-->'''Rarity:''' ...--->'''Rarity:''' ...until there isn't an inch of Equestria that hasn't been ''utterly transformed by'' '''''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis my! creative! GENIUS!]]'''''


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--->'''Twilight Sparkle:''' Well... you kinda sound like you're yelling at me.\\
'''Luna:''' But this is the traditional Royal Canterlot voice! It is tradition to speak with the [[RoyalWe royal "we"]], and to use '''''[[GaleForceSound THIS MUCH VOLUME WHEN ADDRESSING OUR SUBJECTS]].'''''


* ''Film/MortalKombat'' has a handful, such as when Sonya gets captured by [[BigBad Shang Tsung]]:

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* ''Film/MortalKombat'' ''Film/MortalKombatTheMovie'' has a handful, such as when Sonya gets captured by [[BigBad Shang Tsung]]:

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*"The Guy Who Didn't Like Musicals" like other Starship Production is filled with chewing of the scenery, but it really takes the term to new heights, with every ounce of the performance oozing this trait.


** Or in ''Deadfall'', where he often gets ''[[{{Angrish}} incomprehensibly]]'' hammy.

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** Or in ''Deadfall'', ''Film/{{Deadfall}}'', where he often gets ''[[{{Angrish}} incomprehensibly]]'' hammy.hammy and ends up [[HamAndCheese singlehandedly making the movie worth watching]] because of it.


* Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/{{Batman}}'' features Jack Palance, well, being Jack Palance. Not to be outdone, Creator/JackNicholson [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this in-universe, and actually [[UpToEleven Out-Hams]] him, when he borrows one of his lines.

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* Creator/TimBurton's ''Film/{{Batman}}'' ''Film/Batman1989'' features Jack Palance, well, being Jack Palance. Not to be outdone, Creator/JackNicholson [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this in-universe, and actually [[UpToEleven Out-Hams]] him, when he borrows one of his lines.



* Just about anything with Jack Palance in it. Hell, if Creator/TimBurton's impersonation of the man on [[Film/{{Batman}} Batman's commentary track]] is any indication, the man chewed as much scenery in real life as he did on celluloid!

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* Just about anything Anything with Jack Palance in it. Hell, if If Creator/TimBurton's impersonation of the man on [[Film/{{Batman}} [[Film/Batman1989 Batman's commentary track]] is any indication, the man chewed as much scenery in real life as he did on celluloid!


* Creator/JackNicholson in ''Franchise/TheWitchesOfEastwick'' (most notably in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVW_6pK93n0#t=1m35s his speech about women towards the end]]). But, hey, what did you expect? It's ''Creator/JackNicholson'' playing the freakin' ''Devil''.

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* Creator/JackNicholson in ''Franchise/TheWitchesOfEastwick'' ''Film/TheWitchesOfEastwick'' (most notably in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVW_6pK93n0#t=1m35s his speech about women towards the end]]). But, hey, what did you expect? It's ''Creator/JackNicholson'' playing the freakin' ''Devil''.

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* As if a live jazz album by Creator/JeffGoldblum would be anything but this.


** Meanwhile, in ''Film/StarTrek''.....

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** Meanwhile, in ''Film/StarTrek''.....''Film/StarTrek2009''.....



* Every villain in the ''Franchise/ProfessorLayton'' series (Don Paolo, [[spoiler:Anton, Clive and Descole]]) has one thing in common: at some point in their game/movie, they will shout Layton's name very loud.

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* Every villain in the ''Franchise/ProfessorLayton'' ''VideoGame/ProfessorLayton'' series (Don Paolo, [[spoiler:Anton, Clive and Descole]]) has one thing in common: at some point in their game/movie, they will shout Layton's name very loud.


* ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'s'' [[AxCrazy psycho]] [[LargeHam hams]], Ladd Russo and Graham Spector. Of course, then there's Claire Stanfield, who's in a [[CrazyAwesome category all his own]]. But he still manages to ham up his philosophy while fighting Graham and Ladd.

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* ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}'s'' [[AxCrazy psycho]] [[LargeHam hams]], Ladd Russo and Graham Spector. Of course, then there's Claire Stanfield, who's in a [[CrazyAwesome category all his own]].own. But he still manages to ham up his philosophy while fighting Graham and Ladd.

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