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9. 'I'm Not There'

Bob Dylan has lead such a chaotic, epic and mysterious life that it couldn't possible be captured in a traditional movie, or even by a single actor. That's why director Todd Haynes took the rather unusual step of having six actors, including a young black boy, Richard Gere and Cate Blanchett, play different versions of the songwriter in his 2007 movie. Many critics loved the movie, but audiences not intimately familiar with Dylan's life didn't quite get it. The film barely crossed the $10 million threshold at the box office.

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