Five Favorite Films with Aaron Eckhart

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You could set your watch to Aaron Eckhart's handsomely chiseled features -- but do so at your own peril. As he's proved time-and-again on screen, Eckhart excels at portraying deceptively charming men: be they manipulative executives, big-tobacco spin doctors, or physically duplicitous district attorneys. Which isn't to say he won't play nice, reasonably normal guys, of course. This week, however, Eckhart's up to his smooth-talking tricks in The Rum Diary, playing against Johnny Depp as the impeccably-dressed but otherwise rather rapacious Sanderson -- an American businessman out to turn postcard-perfect Puerto Rico into a lucrative tourist resort. We spoke with Eckhart recently, where he talked about the film, his thoughts on writer Hunter S. Thompson, and the art of playing the likeable bad guy. But first, he ran through his five favorite films.Back to Article

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