A Collection of Awesome “He/She was in That?” Screenshots

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As you guys probably know by now, I pride myself on being able to find obscure scenes in movies and things that make you say “man, I totally forgot about that,” or “wow I didn’t realize that.”  One of the segments we have on this site is called “He was in that?” Where I get either a screenshot or video of an actor in a movie that you either forgot about or didn’t know all together.

Well here’s a bunch of them all wrapped up into one article.   At least half of these will put you in a twist…..

Thanks to Buzzfeed for most of these

Josh Brolin in The Goonies

Seth Rogan in Donnie Darko

Adam Sandler in The Cosby Show

Ryan Gosling in Are you Afraid of the Dark?

Stephen Colbert in Whose Line is it Anyway?

Jessica Alba in The Secret World of Alex Mac

Tobey Maguire in The Wizard

Steven Buscemi in Pulp Fiction

Jane Krakowski in Vacation

Jack Black and Giovanni Ribisi in X-Files

Andy Samberg in Arrested Development

Ron Jeremy in Ghostbusters

John Krasinski in Jarhead


Rainn Wilson in Almost Famous

Miley Cyrus in Big Fish

Jane Lynch in The Fugitive

Jack Nicholson in Little Shop of Horrors

Elijah Wood in Back to the Future 2

Jeff Goldblum in Annie Hall

George Clooney in Rosanne

Nicolas Cage in Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Jake Gyllenhaal in City Slickers

Bill Paxton in Terminator

  • Arafax

    Great article 😀 Had to laugh at the Elijah-Wood-Shot

  • Alex

    Holy shit that’s how Jessica Alba looked at 13!???

  • MajorTool

    question… is this a repost? or did I see the future?

  • Kensington
    • Nattyb

      This is my mistake. I had taken a vacation and pre posted this a while back. Must have snuck through. Sorry guys!

  • MajorTool

    lol no worries I was really having a mind trip wondering if I developed some mutant powers.

  • SGD

    Dave Chappelle in Nutty Professor?

  • Jake

    What about Leah Remini on Saved by the Bell?

  • Kelly Anne

    Don’t forget about Rainn Wilson in Galaxy Quest.

  • dee dee

    Laurence Fishburne in Apocalypse Now

  • Allan

    Jeff Goldblum as one of the rapists on Death Wish

  • j

    Forgot about Ashley Tisdale in Donnie Darko

  • L

    Alexander Skarsgård (Eric Northman in True Blood) was in Zoolander.

  • drpepper92

    Rainn Wilson in House of a 1000 Corpses!

    Good article.

  • Oslo, Norway

    Jeff Goldblum was also in Death Wish.

  • pedro

    There was Alfred Molina in the first Indiana Jones too, Billy Zane in the Biff gang, and others im drunk cant think now

  • Zach

    Jenna Fischer as Whisper the Prostitute in Employee of the Month. Best Line: “You can jerk off on my tits.”

  • Cleveland

    Just saw Saving Private Ryan: Nathan Fillion and Paul Giamatti.

  • Doczaius

    Richard Dreyfuss in The Graduate lol “shall I get the cops?! I’ll get the cops”

  • Tomás

    Milla Jovovich in the pilot episode of “Parker Lewis Can’t Lose”

  • PM

    Hugh Laurie (Dr. House) in “Spiceworld.” All for about 45 seconds, with his own lines.

    Also, if you look up Stephen Colbert on Whose Line on Youtube, one of his skits has over 2 million views.

  • H.Manback

    Alfred Molina in Indiana Jones

  • anyone

    You forgot Gerard Butler in “Tomorrow Never Dies.” He plays a submariner and has one line.

  • Tori

    Sam Rockwell in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990). He’s the head gang member teen who has all the lines. ”
    Whateva you wanna do, do it.”

  • WFM

    Let’s not forget about Jack Black in Enemy of the State, either…

  • Redlegs

    Jimmy Fallon in Band of Brothers

    Vince Vaughn in Rudy

  • chadwicktron

    William Macy in “The Last Dragon,” and Jeff Goldbloom as the star(!!!) of “Thank God It’s Friday.”

  • Bryan Cranston on Seinfeld!

  • AtomNunez

    Christina Milian in “The Wood”

  • Pedromon

    Ben Afleck in BUffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

  • Aaron

    Both Zac Efron and Christina Hendricks in Firefly

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  • Steve

    Everyone of these is great, but dude Nic Cage in Fast Times at Ridgemont High?!?!? DUH!!! That was his breakout movie! He WAS the entire movie. That’s like saying Brad Pitt was in A River Runs Through It……”He was???!?!?!”

  • onlyme

    Billy Bob Thorton as bad guys in Steven Segal’s “On Deadly Ground”

  • andmore

    and william macy in ‘house of games’

  • dpeso

    megan goode in the first “Friday”…she was gonna buy ice cream from big worm…

  • Cass

    Jessica Alba in P.U.N.K.S.

  • Anton

    lol at Nick Cappola

  • Kelli

    Jack Black on XFiles is cool, but what about Jack Black on that Golden Girls spinoff? Blew my mind.

  • Zac

    Ben Foster played a mentally challenged kid in the first episode of Freaks and Geeks. Also in the first episode, possibly more, were Thomas F. Wilson (Biff) from Back to the Future, John Francis Daley (Sweets) from Bones, Chauncey Leopardi (Squints) from The Sandlot, and Shaun Weiss (Goldberg) from The Mighty Ducks. Oh and Christopher Walken played Annie’s brother in Annie Hall.