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Wes Bentley brought Seneca Crane's curlicued facial mane to the big screen in the film adaptation of The Hunger Games.
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Daniel Day Lewis portrayed Abraham Lincoln, inventor of the chin curtain — and the Great Emancipator — in Steven Spielberg's Lincoln.
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If they gave an award for Best Performance by a Bearded Ensemble, Django Unchained co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx, and Don Johnson would be a lock.
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We know the Avengers work together, but if Iron Man's finely manicured goatee faced off against Thor's sexy stubble, which facial hairstyle would emerge victorious?
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Jude Law told the New York Times that his role in this fall's Anna Karenina signaled the end of his days as a ''young pretty thing.'' One look at his character Karenin's sober beard (and receding hairline) confirms the actor's declaration.
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The plot of Brave centered on Merida and her crown of fiery curls, but for many, it was the animated Scottish clansmen and their artfully coiffed beards that stole the show.
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When The Raven hit theaters in April, John Cusack insisted that he had grown his own scruff to play the role of Edgar Allan Poe. Unfortunately, the chin whiskers were the most memorable part of the actor's performance — and for the record, Poe wore a mustache, not a goatee.
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Audiences weren't inspired to buy tickets to see The Dictator in theaters, but star Sacha Baron Cohen's tyrant beard did inspire one of the year's hottest Halloween costumes.
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In The Candidate, incumbent Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) tried to taint the name of his competitor, Marty Huggins' (Zach Galifianakis), by comparing his paintbrush mustache to Saddam Hussein's.
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The only thing more magnificent than Sylvester Stallone's Expendables 'stach and soul patch? Those perfectly stenciled eyebrows.