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Rocks of Ages: The Thirteen Greatest Movie Performances by Boulders

127 Hours stars a heavy-set character actor thrust into a leading role, opposite James Franco, and while this Utahan might not be a megawatt action star like that more-famous rolling stone that chased Indiana Jones in The Raiders of the Lost Ark, its performance may very well enter the canon. To see how this boulder stacks up among other rocks of ages, Vulture mined film history to rock-collect these thirteen excellent performances by boulders, from the stone-faced comical (Life of Brian) to the hard-as-a-rock tough (Rocky IV).

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