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Battle of the 'Judges': Karl Urban vs Keith Urban

By Tay Yek KeakMovies - 02 October 2012 9:00 AM

Battle of the 'Judges': Karl Urban vs Keith Urban

In an unusual case of urban warfare, both Karl Urban and Keith Urban, two Kiwi blokes, have become judges.  Is it coincidental?  Is it cosmic?  Is it a funny case of urban renewal?  Oh well, you decide.  Here’s how they match up:



Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Plays a Judge Dredd, an intimidating future cop, in the movie, ‘Dredd’


Will be a new judge who may intimidate contestants in the new season of ‘American Idol’


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Age:  40


Age:  44


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Born:  Wellington, New Zealand


Born:  Whangarei, New Zealand


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Never acted with Nicole Kidman 


Married to Nicole Kidman


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban

Rode around the countryside in two ‘Lord Of The Rings’ movies (‘The Two Towers’ and ‘The Return Of The King’)


Sings country songs as a top country singer


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Name of the heroic character he played in LOTR – Eomer


Name of many country bumpkins he meets in Hicksville – Elmer


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Used to hobbits since he acted in those two ‘Lord Of The Rings’ movies


Used to his wife’s hobbit ex-hubby, Tom Cruise, whose ring she used to wear 


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban

Acted with Vin Diesel in ‘The Chronicles Of Riddick’


Probably calls Nicole Kidman’s marriage to Tom Cruise, The Chronicles Of Ridiculous 


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Young blonde cutie next to him in Dredd – Olivia Thirlby (as fellow officer, Judge Cassandra Anderson) 


Young blonde wig-wearing crazie next to him in ‘American Idol’– Nicki Minaj (as fellow new judge in the show) 


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Trapped in a 200-storey building filled with nasty criminals in 'Dredd'


Don’t you think it’s criminal to trap us with 200 stories in those whiny country songs? 


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Very scary woman he’s trapped by in ‘Dredd’ – Lena Headey as Ma-Ma, head of the drug gang called the Ma-Ma Clan


Very scary woman he’s trapped with in Idol – Mariah Carey, you don’t know how stoned she’d be to create her mama-drama 


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Main thing in ‘Dredd’ – Kills villains with his guns


Main thing in ‘American Idol’ – Kills contestants’ careers with his comments


Judge Karl Urban


Judge Keith Urban


Some people see him as the new Harrison Ford


Once needed rehab, so he checked himself into the Betty Ford Centre

 

 ‘Dredd’ is now showing in theatres