The Man Without a Face (1993) A disfigured teacher mentors a troubled teen -- the star's directorial debut and obligatory Elephant Man-esque role.
Braveheart (1995) If his Christlike execution isn't rough enough, Gibson's Scottish leader must play macho while clutching his late wife's hankie.
Conspiracy Theory (1997) The off-kilter crime yarn finds his paranoid cabbie enduring gothic torture a la Clockwork Orange and Marathon Man.
The Patriot (2000) As a Revolutionary widower/warrior, Gibson gets covered in British blood and, shockingly, sees two of his kids slaughtered.
''It's fun playing somebody who has a boob job.'' -- Kelly Ripa on her character, Faith, an out-of-work soap actress, from her forthcoming ABC sitcom Hope & Faith
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''To me, this film is like a silent movie,'' says Bellucci. ''The images are very strong.''