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on 2 Dec 2008 10:53

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Sages of Antiquity

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1. Ian McKellen

Protégé(s): Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins, Peregrin Took
Wisdom in Words: End? No, it doesn't end here. Death is just a new path, a path everyone has to take.
Lessons in Motion:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Hobbit

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Average listal rating (253 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
2. Richard Harris
Albus Dumbledore

Protégé: Harry Potter
Wisdom in Words: Dark and difficult times lie ahead. Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.
Lessons in Motion:
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

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Average listal rating (330 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
3. Frank Oz

Protégé(s): Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke Skywalker and many more.
Wisdom in Words: Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you?
Lessons in Motion:
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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Average listal rating (802 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating
4. Marlon Brando

Protégé: Kal-El
Wisdom in Words: Live as one of them, to discover where your strength and your power are needed. Always hold in your heart the pride of your special heritage. They can be a great people, Kal-El, they wish to be. They only lack the light to show the way. For this reason above all, their capacity for good, I have sent them you... my only son.
Lessons in Motion:
Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut
Superman Returns

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Average listal rating (664 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
5. Patrick Stewart
Professor Charles Xavier

Protégé: Wolverine, Cyclops, Jean Grey, Beast, Storm, Rogue, Jubilee and many more.
Wisdom in Words: Sharing the world has never been humanity's defining attribute.
Lessons in Motion:
X2: X-Men United
X-Men: The Last Stand

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Average listal rating (57 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
6. Stephen Dillane

Protégé: Arthur
Wisdom in Words: A reputation is like glass, once cracked it can never be replaced.
Lessons in Motion:
Merlin's Tutilage

Average listal rating (56 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
7. Robert Guillaume

Protégé: Simba
Wisdom in Words: Oh yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it, or... learn from it.
Lessons in Motion:
The Lion King
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
The Lion King 1½

Average listal rating (56 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
8. Mako
Master Splinter

Protégé(s): Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael, Michaelangelo
Wisdom in Words: Together, there is nothing your four minds cannot accomplish. Help each other, draw upon one another, and always remember the power that binds you. The same is what brought me here tonight, that which I gladly return with my final words: I love you all, my sons.
Lessons in Motion:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III

Average listal rating (123 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating
9. Pat Morita
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi

Protégé: Daniel LaRusso, Julie Pierce
Wisdom in Words: Man who catch fly in chopstick can accomplish anything.
Lessons in Motion:
The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid Part II
The Karate Kid Part III
The Next Karate Kid


Once in a while a young hero needs a experienced guide to point him in the right direction.

This is a list consisting of recurring good, old, wise men in cinema who manage to teach naive, brash, youthful adolescence how to become just, moral, strong, courageous champions.

Tutors of the Heroes of Dawn.

Opposed by the Masters of Malevolence and the Wicked Witches.

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Posted: 6 years, 2 months ago at Jan 26 23:35
Ahh this is amazing! This appeals to everything I love about the world.
Posted: 6 years, 2 months ago at Jan 26 23:44
Great title too! I love the term Sage, If I were any more into this list I would have it over for the night and give it breakfast in bed.
Posted: 5 years, 8 months ago at Jul 18 1:53
Great list.
"Merlin" is of course in a lot more movies, like even "The Sword in the Stone".
Posted: 5 years, 8 months ago at Jul 19 13:30
Obviously. Click the link next time.
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Sep 9 15:30
Oops you're right, if the link is the same, I didn't click it.
Well obviously I was making an obvious statement, and you, like everybody else, obviously knew Merlin was in a lot of movies, and obviously I didn't expect you to list them all, just felt like mentioning The Sword in The Stone.
Anyway, good list, you should think of more "sages" or "mentors" to add. But if they have to be recurring, old, and teach youthful adolescents, it might not be that easy to find more.
Posted: 4 years, 4 months ago at Oct 31 11:44
Killer list! Gandalf at the top is a well deserved choice me thinks :p
Posted: 2 years, 2 months ago at Jan 26 14:43
Awesome list!
Posted: 1 year, 6 months ago at Sep 8 10:45
Posted: 1 year, 5 months ago at Oct 9 16:32
Great work, I really appreciate this list.

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