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10 of the Best Rami Malek Movies and TV Shows You May Not Have Seen

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Most of us know Rami Malek for his stunning portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. The movie became a major box office success and received numerous accolades. But did you know that this 37-year-old Oscar winner has played many outstanding roles before making his big cinematic leap?

We at Bright Side have chosen 10 of Rami Malek’s best movies and TV shows, that are definitely worth your attention.

1. Ahkmenrah (Night at the Museum)

This story takes place in the American Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits mysteriously come to life. There, Rami appears as the pharaoh Ahkmenrah. His character will gain a more important role in the third installment Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. There we discover that a magic tablet belonging to his family is corroding, which later causes the exhibits to act unpredictably.

2. Finn (Need for Speed)

Need for Speed, the 2014 movie based on the famous video game series, gave Malek the chance to play Finn, a young member of a group of mechanics who split up after Tobey, the shop owner, gets wrongly jailed.

Finn rejoins the group when Tobey is released. The mission is to restore a classic and expensive car to pay the workshop’s massive debt and take revenge on his friend who set the trap.

3. Elliot Alderson (Mr. Robot)

One of Rami’s most famous roles was as the computer hacker Elliot Alderson in the TV series Mr. Robot (2015—present). Elliot is a young computer security expert who, for various reasons, ends up with a group of hackers called fsociety, whose main purpose is to tear down the banking system through cyberattacks.

Elliott is a very intelligent guy, but he suffers from anxiety problems, identity disorders, and depression. His life takes place in an unstable and confusing way, constantly fighting between what is real and what is only in his head.

This performance earned Malek a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

4. Jonah/Buster (Buster’s Mal Heart)

In the independent film Buster’s Mal Heart (2017), Rami first appears as a strange, long bearded man, nicknamed Buster, who lives in the mountains and runs from the authorities. Later we find out that Buster’s real name is Jonah, he’s a family man and former hotel concierge who suffers from psychological problems.

5. Louis Dega (Papillon)

Just before the world premiere of Bohemian Rhapsody, the Papillon movie was released in the United States. It’s based on the life of French convict Henri Charrière, nicknamed Papillon, who was imprisoned in 1933 for a crime he did not commit.

During his stay in prison, Papillon meets Louis Dega, played by Malek, a forger who helps him escape from the fearsome Devil Island where the prison is located.

6. Benjamin (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2)

In the Twilight franchise’s final edition (2012), Rami Malek plays Benjamin, a vampire from the Egyptian coven, who has the ability to manipulate the elements of nature: air, water, earth, and fire.

7. Nate (Short Term 12)

In this independent film of 2013, Malek portrays Nate, a college guy who becomes a supervisor at a residence for troubled teenagers. Nate is not someone who has had issues, but according to him, he wants to help other young people who do have them. He comes from an upper middle class family and feels the need to have a cooperative experience with the residents. While there he meets Grace (Brie Larson), another supervisor who, in addition to taking care of the teenagers, is fighting against her own turbulent past.

8. Merriel “Snafu” Shelton (The Pacific)

This miniseries that aired during 2010, brings us to the intervention of the United States in the Pacific War, based on the memories of 2 marines. Here Rami plays Merriel “Snafu” Shelton, a soldier born in Louisiana, an excitable youngster, a poker genius, but also someone who easily gets confused and lost. His scattered personality leads him to make mistakes and discuss any unfounded topic, especially when he is drunk or upset.

9. Marcos Al-Zacar (24)

Rami Malek has also appeared in the successful and multi-award-winning series 24, starring Kiefer Sutherland, which aired from 2001 to 2010. There, Malek participated as a guest actor for 3 episodes, and embodied Marcos Al-Zacar, a terrorist from the Republic of Kamistan.

10. Kenny (The War at Home)

Rami also landed the role of Kenny in The War at Home series (that aired from 2005-2007). This sitcom follows the experiences of a dysfunctional family in New York. Kenny is a young man who is forced to move to his best friend Larry’s house (one of the protagonists), after telling his parents that he is gay.

Have you seen these movies or series? Which one has impacted you the most? Tell us in the comments!

Preview photo credit The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 / Lionsgate Films

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Cool husbands and boyfriends always try to make their other half feel special and the characters of our compilation are just more proof of this fact. From handmade gifts to expressing their purest manners, the men from this article are definitely doing things right.

Bright Side appreciates a sincere expression of emotions and invites you to dive into the world of love and care. Don’t miss our bonus at the end of our article — it will show you that a real prince can be extremely adorable.

21. “I replaced my wife’s bathroom scale so that she knows she is always beautiful for me.”

20. “Message from the gardener… who is also my husband.”

19. I made my girlfriend a sloth ice cream cake for her birthday because she loves ice cream and sloths.”

18. “My boyfriend of 8 years flew out to surprise me with a proposal in my favorite place.”

17. “My boyfriend left me the last piece of bacon.”

16. “I put my life on the line so my girl can have the perfect photo.”

15. “I made a bench for my wife out of wood I found in the back yard.”

14. “I’m a rock climber, so my boyfriend had these clay magnets made that look like him and me.”

13. “My boyfriend got in trouble yesterday. He sent flours to my office today to apologize.”

12. “My boyfriend surprised me with a fancy schmancy dinner.”

11. “Made an enchanted rose for my wife…”

10. “My boyfriend keeps figuring out what outfit I’m wearing out with him and matching it…”

9. “Came home from work today to this cake waiting for me!”

8. Another fancy dinner from another boyfriend

7. “My boyfriend puts cuticle conditioner on my toenails when I am too tired.”

6. “My boyfriend knew my old plant stand had broken and that I had nowhere to put my plants, so he made me one!”

5.“My boyfriend is always ready to help me with my craziest ideas.”

4. “My boyfriend tried to be cute and replaced a pizza slice with a cupcake.”

3. “I don’t have much money, so I made my girlfriend a bouquet of paper lilies as a welcome home gift. Think she’ll like them?”

2. “My boyfriend saved a piece of a rose from the first bouquet of flowers he ever brought to me and made a necklace for me for my birthday. ”

1. “I didn’t have time to go into town, so I drew a circle on my boyfriend’s hand so he could buy me the correct size hoop earrings.”

Bonus: And here’s a real prince (without a horse though) helping his princess with her hair.

Which of these deeds impressed you the most? We would be glad to hear from you in the comments!

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All our lives we’ve been taught that cats and dogs are enemies and that they can’t stand each other. Even the cartoons showed us this! But it’s not always the case. A lot of cats and dogs have special friendships and bonds and when that happens, it’s the most adorable thing ever!

Bright Side fully encourages peace between dogs and cats and that’s exactly why we’re excited to share with you 24 photos of our furry friends showing love for each other!

24. Watching the sunset in a cozy blanket with your friend

23. Couples posing for wedding photos

22. The dog immediately adopted the new cat and this is how they always sleep now.

21. Henry the dog and Baloo love enjoying the sunshine together.

20. This dog takes care of this one-eyed cat.

19. This dog doesn’t mind sharing the cone of shame with this kitten.

18. Little baby wants to play with his big bro.

17. Do you like this dog’s new hat?

16. Pup likes being the little spoon.

15. The softest and comfiest mattress

14. When your child wants to play with you:

13. “You’ve got this, little kitty.”

12. We might be dysfunctional, but we’re still a happy family.

11. The kitten is too small to be the big spoon.

10. Kitty is still not used to this new arrangement.

9. Both think the other is sleeping.

8. When you haven’t seen your significant other all day:

7. “Drive safe, honey.”

6. They always fight, except for when someone is taking a picture of them.

5. Looks like a romantic scene from a movie…

4. The dog is doing a good job of being a blanket.

3. This kitten loves its blanket.

2. This pup seems a little uncomfortable, but too shy to say anything.

1. When your friend is sad and you’re trying to comfort them:

If cats and dogs can get along, so can anyone else, right? These are honestly some of our most favorite types of pictures and we would love to see more! Please, if you have any photos of your pets being friendly and cute with each other don’t hesitate to share them with us!

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