Pulling off a beard in life takes work; pulling off a beard in the movies is even more difficult. But terrific facial hair can perfectly accentuate a performance, whether it’s naturalistic or deeply refined. Recently, Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight has offered an abundance of amazing facial hair, including championship-level beards from Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell. What follows are ten examples of amazing beards that can be found onscreen: some from acclaimed dramas, others from more stylized works. Perhaps you’ll be inspired — either cinematically or for your own personal grooming.
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