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Denzel Washington joined Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show on Monday to do some dramatic readings of silly greeting cards. It seems sort of wasteful to have one of the greatest actors of our generation read greeting cards, but somehow Denzel manages to make even the most mundane and cheesy text wildly entertaining. Can we give him an Emmy for this?

You know it's going to be good when Denzel says, "I'm suddenly British now!" That's serious acting, folks!

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That was the most committed performance Denzel has given since Remember the Titans. But seriously, that should not have been as good as it was. Not only does Denzel have some serious acting chops, but he has great comedic ability as well. And, of course, is inexplicably sexy— but that's nothing new.

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Fallon also gave it his best shot, but Denzel Washington is a tough act to follow—especially after showing off all that leg.