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Mark Duplass & Chris Messina: The Busiest Actors In Hollywood?

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Chris Messina & Mark Duplass. You've seen them a lot lately.
Chris Messina & Mark Duplass. You've seen them a lot lately.

It's the classic dilemma: You're at the movie theater with your significant other and the two of you can't agree on what to see. "I want to see the movie with Mark Duplass," you've never said yet. "But, no, I want to see the movie with Chris Messina," your partner has never said yet, either. An even bigger problem: Neither of you can remember which actor was in which movie. And it's all very confusing, because between the two of them, they are in almost every movie. What to do?

Well, if this scenario represents you, which it doesn't, we've constructed this guide to get you through your next trip to the multiplex.

[NOTE: We want to make it clear that we like both of these extremely busy actors very much. And don't even get us started on their television projects ...]

Who's that guy...
...in "Your Sister's Sister"?You're thinking of Mark Duplass.
...in "The Giant Mechanical Man"?You're thinking of Chris Messina.
...in "Safety Not Guaranteed"?You're thinking of Mark Duplass.
...in "Fairhaven"?You're thinking of Chris Messina.
...in "People Like Us"?You're thinking of Mark Duplass.
...in "Celeste & Jesse Forever"?You're thinking of Chris Messina.
...in "Darling Companion"?You're thinking of Mark Duplass.
...in "Ruby Sparks"?You're thinking of Chris Messina.
...in Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty"?You're thinking of Mark Duplass.
...in Ben Affleck's latest film, "Argo"?You're thinking of Mark Duplass.Actually, it's Chris Messina.

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