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Stupidest Movie Character Names

Isn't Flipper a dolphin's name?

Stupidest Movie Character Names

Some names are so perfect for the character that their very mention brings out waves of admiration or fear: Indiana Jones, the fearless adventurer; Darth Vader, the evil nemesis.

But some were clearly thought up in 30 seconds and induce nothing but chuckles. Who on earth thought that Spurgeon would be a great name for a hero pilot?

Here are 25 of the most stupid movie character names...

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Cole Trickle

Film:Days of Thunder

Occupation: Racing driver

With a name like that he should be a: Plumber


Spurgeon Tanner

Film:Deep Impact

Occupation: Pilot

With a name like that he should be a: Fisherman


Beatrix Kiddo

Film:Kill Bill

Occupation: An assassin hell-bent on revenge

With a name like that she should be a: A fluffy cartoon mouse


Rain Ocampo

Film:Resident Evil

Occupation: Fearless commando

With a name like that she should be a: Weathergirl


Grand Moff Pascal Tarkin

Film:Star Wars

Occupation: Governor of the Imperial Outland Regions and commander of the Death Star

With a name like that he should be a: French chef


Silken Floss

Film:The Spirit

Occupation: Femme fatale secretary

With a name like that she should be a: Beatrix Kiddo's pink pal


Nymphadora Tonks

Film:Harry Potter

Occupation: Witch

With a name like that she should be a: Stripper


Juan Sanchez Villa-Lobos Ramirez

Film:Highlander

Occupation: Immortal metallurgist

With a name like that he should be a: Bullfighter


Bilbo Baggins

Film:Lord of the Rings

Occupation: Adventurer

With a name like that he should be a: Folk singer


Flipper Purify

Film:Jungle Fever

Occupation: Architect

With a name like that he should be an: Eco-warrior dolphin


Chance Boudreaux

Film:Hard Target

Occupation: Merchant seaman turned hero

With a name like that he should be a: Cigar-smoking, jazz-loving poker player


Forrest Gump

Film:Forrest Gump

Occupation: Vietnam war hero, table tennis champion, shrimp fisherman, long-distance runner

With a name like that he should be a: Lumberjack


Oswald Chesterfield Cobblepot aka The Penguin

Film:Batman Returns

Occupation: Evil genius

With a name like that he should be a: Champion croquet player and general raconteur


Scut Farkus

Film:A Christmas Story

Occupation: Neighbourhood bully

With a name like that he should be a: Jazz trumpeter


Dr Christmas Jones

Film:The World Is Not Enough

Occupation: Nuclear Physicist

With a name like that she should be an: Elf


Marion Cobretti

Film:Cobra

Occupation: Crime-fighting super-cop

With a name like that he should be a: Girl


Pistachio Disguisey

Film:The Master of Disguise

Occupation: Master of disguise

With a name like that he should be a: Very easy to detect man who uses disguises


Knox Overstreet

Film:Dead Poets Society

Occupation: Student with a love of poetry

With a name like that he should be a: Demolition man


Dickie Greenleaf

Film:The Talented Mr. Ripley

Occupation: Heir to a shipping magnate's fortune

With a name like that he should be a: An old English gardener


Novalee Nation

Film:Where The Heart Is

Occupation: A young runaway

With a name like that she should be a: Car


Johnnie Goodboy Tyler

Film:Battlefield Earth

Occupation: A brave man-animal fighting the system

With a name like that he should be a: Dog trainer


Xenia Onatopp

Film:Goldeneye

Occupation: Ex-fighter pilot and member of a criminal syndicate

With a name like that she should be a: Low-budget porn star


Pollox Troy

Film:Face/Off

Occupation: Terrorist

With a name like that he should be a: Laughing stock


John Matrix

Film:Commando

Occupation: Special forces operative

With a name like that he should be a: Maths teacher


Sookie Sapperstein

Film:Igby Goes Down

Occupation: We have no idea

With a name like that she should be a: We have no idea


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