Billy Madison

Five Movie Characters Who Deserved More Screen Time

RoboCop.  Iron Man.  Joe Dirt.  What could these three titans of the big screen possibly have in common?  Well, besides their shared penchant for eye-catching headwear, these fictional men were found so intriguing by the writers of their movies that their names were selected to represent the films right on their titles.

Occasionally, a minor character lurks in the background whose involvement in the plot is abbreviated because of editing cuts, bad screenwriting or any other number of factors.  Sometimes said characters display one or more traits that demand more explanation as to where they came from, what their motivations are and why they've been included in the story in the first place, characters such as...