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Great Moments in Eye Patches, a Superheroic Addition

On the occasion of Anthony Hopkins's all-gold, so-magical-it-stays-attached-all-by-itself eye patch from the upcoming Thor, we would like to remind you of the existence of this: our list of great moments in eye patches, inspired by Tom Cruise's 2008 performance as an eye-patch-wearing wannabe Hitler assassin in Valkyrie. Playing the Norse God Odin, Hopkins joins James Joyce, Sammy Davis Jr., and Snake Plissken in the heady eye-patch-wearing club, though Hopkins's eye patch is certainly the shiniest on this list.