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Who's your bodyguard of choice: Robert De Niro or Kevin Costner?

Let’s say you accidentally walk in on a crime. We’re not talking petty theft or a mugging, but some high-profile nonsense. Suddenly, you’re swept up in a whirlwind of intrigue and sent to a disclosed location with a new identity (unfortunately not of your choosing). Amid all this frustration, you have a brooding guardian to make sure nothing funky happens to you. He's either an enigmatic taxi driver or a man with diva experience. Which man has your back?

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It’s true that Robert De Niro primarily portrays criminals and psychopaths. During his early years, Bob (as he introduces himself) made a name for himself in rough-and-tough roles. He set cash on fire in “Mean Streets”; brought Cybill Shepherd to a dirty film in “Taxi Driver”; and fought with rage as Jake LaMotta, the “Raging Bull.” Further credentials include making people irresistible offers and enthusiastically beating two-faced rats to death with a baseball bat. 

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But Bob has a soft side. Character-wise, he went from an aggressive bounty hunter to protector in “Midnight Run,” and became a concerned father in "Silver Linings Playbook.” He also sang a duet with Kermit the Frog, a true indication of his mollusk-like nature: hard on the outside, mushy on the inside.   

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With Bob standing guard, you’ll know you’re in capable hands that’ll use their fists to beat the pulp out of assailants. He’ll probably listen intently to your problems over a martini, periodically cracking-wise and doing that Bob face he does so well.   

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Kevin Costner is the quintessential all-American man; he’s all about the baseball and catching bratty teenagers robbing banks. He’s clean-cut, fair-minded, and unafraid of doing what’s right in the face of corruption; there’s no way you could go wrong with Superman’s adoptive father as a sentinel. There was even that one time he helped save a baby carriage during a shootout with Al Capone’s thugs.

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The only drawback to Costner watching you is that you will become attracted to him. There’s no denying it, Kevin—we all know there’s a hopeless romantic beneath that stoic demeanor. Why else would Whitney sing a song about always loving you? Why else did you pick her up and carry her off like a fairytale prince?

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Romantic ties aside, Costner has keen eyes and a knack for shooting. He also knows how to bridge gaps between different cultures (kind of), and set the lawless Wild West straight (also kind of). But as far as everyone’s concerned, “Waterworld” never happened. 

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Who's your bodyguard of choice: Robert De Niro or Kevin Costner?
A festive crown for the winner
#DeNiroDefends
#AlwaysLoveCostner