25. Adrien Brody as Salvador Dali
Character: Salvador Dali
Film: Midnight in Paris
Year Released: 2011
Though he makes only one appearance in Gil's dealings in 1920's Paris, the scene is squarely his. By only speaking out his name(in a hilarious mirroring of the audiences reaction), Adrien Brody's Dali shows you the ferocity in his eyes that is at once recognizable and a charming caricature. Sitting next to a very tight lipped Bunuel, presumably as they are about to film The Andalusian Dog, this larger than life painter is captured brilliantly if only for a the fleeting romantic look to the past the the whole film does so well.