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The Clumsiest People in Film

Updated September 8, 2020 55.8k views11 items

There are many clumsy characters because let's face it: Being human we are bound to mess up every now and then. We have all tripped while walking or knocked something over. Though you probably didn't accidentally start World War III. These people have gone the extra mile and deserve our praise. (And mocking scorn.) From clumsy Disney characters to Maxwell Smart, there are plenty of clumsy film characters, and they're all on this list!

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    Chevy Chase was already known for his clumsy pratfalls as Gerald Ford on the first season of Saturday Night Live, and when he got his first leading man role he did not let us down as the bumbling detective Tony Carlson assigned to protect Goldie Hawn in the smash hit Foul Play.

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    Professor Julius Kelp

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    It's not his haircut that makes this Professor Nutty. Mostly it's his lack of coordination. Still, he can cut a rug with the best of them!

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    Maxwell Smart

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    Maxwell Smart works for CONTROL. Unfortunately, he mostly lacks it. The only thing keeping him on his feet are his shoes... that are also phones. A master spy, or a master of disaster? You decide.


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