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    TV & Movie stars who are lousy actors...

    We've all watched TV shows & movies and wondered "how did this person get to be a star?, they cant act!..

    For me it's;
    Nicholas Cage
    Steven Sagal
    Julia Roberts
    Melanie Griffith

    Who's on your list?

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    Nina Dobrev
    Sharon Stone
    Keanu Reaves
    Katie Holmes

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    The majority of them....IMHO.

    Steven Seagal is painful to watch.

    So are:
    Keanu Reeves
    The entire cast of Twilight
    Nicholas Cage
    Megan Fox
    Madonna

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    Andie McDowell
    Nicholas Cage
    Candace Bergen
    Kirk Douglas
    Steven Segal
    John Claude Van Damme

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    Jack Black
    Julia Roberts
    Ben Affleck (I'm surprised no one mentioned him yet)
    Stephen Baldwin
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    Ashton Kutcher
    Tom Cruise - (Sorry I just do..lol) Maybe it's seeing Top Gun over 100 times with the man.
    Colin Farrell
    Jamie Kennedy
    David Arquette
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    Adam sandler


    God he's just ..... awful

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    Quote Originally Posted by Forever-27 View Post
    Adam sandler


    God he's just ..... awful
    Thank you.

    It seems the worst ones are like Sandler and Jack Black. They seem to play the same character in every movie. No great transformation or character development. Just the same thing over and over. Rob Schneider and Tom Green too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by havoc View Post
    Thank you.

    ..They seem to play the same character in every movie. No great transformation or character development. Just the same thing over and over....

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    I think you also pretty much summed up John Wayne's career as well

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    I guess. Pretty soon we won't need actors. Just CGI....

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    From The Past:
    Sidney Toler
    George Raft
    Sonny Tufts

    Today:
    Will Smith (plays himself in every role, no range whatsoever)
    Steven Segal
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    Jennifer Aniston
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    Brad Pitt ... (nominated for an Oscar for Benjamin Button, which was 35% CGI coupled with make-up)
    Angelina Jolie ... (aka screaming Jolie)
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    Can't believe I forgot Jamie Kennedy and his protege Seth Green.
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    I've never seen her in anything else, but Kristen Stewart was mortifyingly awful in the Twilight movies. I know the character she played was an understated type, but with Stewart playing her, she was practically comatose.

    As long as I'm ragging on Twilight, Robert Pattinson is pretty bad. His American accent isn't terrible but he periodically makes this facial expression, apropo of nothing, that makes him look like he's trying to squeeze out a poo.

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    Veronica Lake
    Burt Reynolds
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    Julia Stiles
    Jonah Hill
    Vin Diesel
    Michael Cera

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    Stephen seagal - elvis presley-roseanne barr

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    Stephen Baldwin by a country-mile.
    Have any of you a desire to torture yourself? Just view him and the very dreadful Shark in Venice. You won't be disappointed....

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    I'm surprised no one has added David Caruso to the list.

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    That thing from House, Cameron. Can't think of who played her and too lazy to google. She was like one of those bad dolls with a jaw on hinges and a tear painted in the corner of her eye. She wasn't any better on HIMYM either.

    Ashton Kutcher. He constantly looks as though he's in grade nine drama class and following an off camera instruction literally. "Look sad" "Smile" "pretend your puppy just died".
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    Kristen Stewart hands up. Worst actress by a mile!

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    Hilary Duff
    Keanu Reeves
    Eddie Murphy
    Lindsay Lohan
    Gary Busey
    Owen Wilson
    Julia Roberts
    Burt Reynolds
    Sylvester Stallone
    David Caruso
    Christina Ricci
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    Quote Originally Posted by radiojane View Post
    Ashton Kutcher. He constantly looks as though he's in grade nine drama class and following an off camera instruction literally. "Look sad" "Smile" "pretend your puppy just died".
    He's gotten looking and acting like a total D-bag down to a science, though.


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    I think I'll take a strange shot at this and not say who I think can't act but mention those I suspect where not acting, but were just being themselves, and I loved them for it. Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson. Charles Bronson was a man of few words on and off the screen. He admitted this and didn't care what anyone thought. Steve McQueen, for me anyway, didn't have to do anything...just show up. Miss them both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1karenhb View Post
    I'm surprised no one has added David Caruso to the list.

    For got about him,..he is pretty bad..

    Some others; Rosie O'Donnell..(Absolutely horrible in league of ther own..)

    The woman who played Amy in "Everybody loves Raymond"--

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    Ugh, I can't believe I forgot Julia Roberts. I despise that horse mouthed bitch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pooh-Bear View Post
    I think I'll take a strange shot at this and not say who I think can't act but mention those I suspect where not acting, but were just being themselves, and I loved them for it. Steve McQueen and Charles Bronson. Charles Bronson was a man of few words on and off the screen. He admitted this and didn't care what anyone thought. Steve McQueen, for me anyway, didn't have to do anything...just show up. Miss them both.
    I've been thinking the same regarding John Wayne and Sean Connery. These types of actors are more personalities than anything else. No matter the character, they were always Wayne, McQueen, Bronson, and Connery...but damn good at it.
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    Yes. John Wayne never played anyone but John Wayne. Same with a lot of actors of that era. They were the same dude in a different suit for most of their pics.
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    Ryan Gosling (watch Drive)
    Tom Cruise
    Ashton Kutcher
    Vin Diesel
    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
    Martin Lawrence
    Kevin Costner
    Robin Williams
    Shaq
    Russell Brand
    ETA: Christian Slater
    ETA: Will Ferrell


    Cameron Diaz
    Lela Rochon
    Melanie Griffith

    The entire cast of the Final Destination movies (minus Devon Sawa)

    ETA: The entire cast of the Twilight movies. YUCK!

    More to be added later...
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    Sean Connery now there is an interesting person. With all his fame and glory could one not wonder how and why he chose to be King Richard in "Robin Hood, King of Thieves". What a delight it was to see him, unknown and unmentioned in the credits. The power behind his arrival in that film was astounding, shocking and right. Made perfect sense to me. No one could do it better. And I might add be for gracious. It was a perfect moment.

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    Arnold Schwarzenagger.
    Suck it.

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    Ludacris.
    Suck it.

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    If Megan Fox and Kristen Stewart are considered actresses then I'm dropping my call center job and moving to Hollywood this minute!!!
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    Add Kris Kristopherson to the list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1karenhb View Post
    I'm surprised no one has added David Caruso to the list.
    OMG!!! The absolute worst of all time. *Shudders and runs hiding at the thought of watching Miami CSI*

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    William Shatner.
    Suck it.

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    Sylvester Stallone
    David Caruso
    Rosanna Arquette
    Talia Shire

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    Wow Kristen Stewart seems to be a consensus pick...but is she as bad as Elizabeth Berkley in "Showgirls"....or Melanie Griffith in "A Stranger among us"??

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    Geena Davis.
    Suck it.

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    Scarlett Johansson
    Suck it.

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    Oh yeah Christian Slater.
    You are not Jack Nicholson asshole.
    Suck it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lily View Post
    OMG!!! The absolute worst of all time. *Shudders and runs hiding at the thought of watching Miami CSI*
    I didn't make it 15 minutes into the first episode before thinking, somebody please shoot this guy and put us out of our misery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1karenhb View Post
    I didn't make it 15 minutes into the first episode before thinking, somebody please shoot this guy and put us out of our misery.
    David Caruso is like a wooden Howdy Doody with sunglasses.....his "one liners" are atrocious as all get out. UGH.


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    Aw I love Seth green!

    He's such a cutie & I think he's funny.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ichabodius View Post
    Scarlett Johansson
    I have no idea what people see in her and how she ever got so over rated. She just seems to think she can show up at any Hollywood event with a low cut top and people will offer her movie rolls. (Okay, that seemed to work for a couple of years but not any more.)

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    Ah I've gotta put in a few good words for some of my favorites:

    Sylvester Stallone
    Ok he was awful in FIST and some other non-Rocky, action flicks. But he has tremendous comedic timing. The same goes for Schwarzenegger as well.

    Robin Williams
    Seriously? What is he even doing on this list? The man is brillant, especially in serious roles, studied acting at the Julliard School. He's had a couple of films that weren't so great, but still, he's a national treasure.

    Ben Affleck (let's lump Matt Damon in there, too)
    Suffers from young, hunky, rich and successful syndrome. He can't possibly also be clever and good at what he does. I'm jealous too.


    Nicholas Cage
    Needs to spend half as much money and make about half as many movies as he does. I loved him opposite the godess descended to earth that is Patricia Arquette in "Bringing Out the Dead" - a must see for any death hag.

    Will Smith
    Great comedic timing. Loved him in the Men in Black movies and in the Ali biopic, otherwise - not so much.



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    Robin Williams should never have been allowed outside the Mork and Mindy studio. If his name was pencilled in the list and then erased by 666 I will now put it back on - in pen. USA must have others who can claim to be its 'national treasures' before him?
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    Jim Carrey and his awful mugging rubber face. I just want to brain him with a shovel.

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