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Christopher Walken turns 68 today and, if not for his participation in Kangaroo Jack, this would probably be a national holiday. Kangaroo Jack notwithstanding, Walken has the uncanny ability to make even the worst piece of crap inexplicably awesome, and if he happens to find his way into a good movie, those tend to become almost instant classics.

Christopher Walken has been making movies since 1956 and, even though a lot of them were terrible, he almost never is. To commemorate his birthday, we've picked out ten great Christopher Walken moments, sure to improve your day and possibly get you fired if you're watching these clips at work and your boss happens to be Sicilian. Celebrate Chris Walken day with ten great awkward, hilarious, wonderful, and strange Walken moments:

Fatboy Slim's Weapon of Choice


Googly Eyes Gardener on SNL


Walken takes out a jet with a pistol in McBain


Christopher Walken in Pulp Fiction


Walken in All-American Murder


More Cowbell from SNL


Cooking with Christopher Walken


Tooth Fairy Monologue from The Rundown


The Continental from SNL


Explaining Sicilians in True Romance


If you're a Walken fan, then you've got your own favorites. Add to our list in the comments section below.
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