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Mickey’s Spirit speech

Posted by Kristopher Tapley · 7:06 am · February 22nd, 2009

That’s seriously the manliest near cry I’ve ever seen in my life.




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  • 1 2-22-2009 at 7:13 am

    David said...

    Yeah Rourke’s speech with a crying and references to wrestlers and anal sex at the same time should be broadcast around the world. What a manly man.

  • 2 2-22-2009 at 8:35 am

    Jonathan Spuij said...

    That was the coolest thing heВґs done yet this season. Wow. Imagine all the depressing things Sean Penn would say about Prop 8, politics and the war in Iraq. I hope Jackman will throw his shoe at him if he does. But he wonВґt win so he wouldnВґt. Rourke owns his ass!

  • 3 2-22-2009 at 9:01 am

    Kokushi said...

    Great speech and facking hilarious ”When we show the girl being facked in the azz in the bathroom” LOL, i cant wait for the dvd of the best speeches of rourcke in 2008!!!!!!

  • 4 2-22-2009 at 12:05 pm

    Wendy said...

    Doesn’t Chris Nolan have balls?! – He hired Eric Roberts to play Sal Maroni in The Dark Knight. Someone needs to give Chris Nolan credit for that!

  • 5 2-22-2009 at 12:16 pm

    Alejo said...

    You’re right Wendy…but I think Rourke was referring to a leading role where Roberts would carry the entire movie like Rourke did with the Wrestler. The average movie watcher probably didn’t even recognize Roberts and his role was far from substantial in the Dark Knight. Rourke had a substantial role in Sin City and many people didnt even recognize him there! It needs to be a lead where your face is on the cover and your name is above the title of the movie.

  • 6 2-22-2009 at 12:51 pm

    Kokushi said...

    And roberts was very good in TDK

  • 7 2-22-2009 at 1:30 pm

    Aaron said...

    Kris, is Melissa Leo’s speech anywhere to be found? I’m curious to see it after your thoughts about it.

  • 8 2-22-2009 at 1:47 pm

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    I can’t find it, actually.