10 Movie Unmaskings That Shocked EVERYONE
On the whole, every member of the Watchmen has their own set of particular issues and traumas - but none of them are quite as unhinged as Jackie Earle Haley's Rorschach.
One of the most memorable moments of Zack Snyder's movie adaptation of Alan Moore's beloved graphic novel was the moment where Rorschach has his mask pulled off. Haley sells it like the biggest deal in the world, with this tough-as-nails anti-hero exploding into a ball of emotion - and that's because, to Rorschach, that unmasking is the biggest thing in the world.
After his digging on the Comedian's death finds the police hunt him down, it's here that the outnumbered Walter Kovacs has his mask pulled off as he screams, "Give me back my face!"
For so many years we've heard how Superman is the real identity and that Clark Kent is the disguise, or that Bruce Wayne is the disguise for Batman, and Rorschach's rage-fuelled plea hammers home the point that he very much sees his ink-blotted mask as his real identity and that Walter Kovacs is the real mask for this brutal vigilante.