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Poll: Films their stars disliked
All of these films were disliked by the actors and actresses that starred in them, which of these is the most surprising? Discuss here
Poll by: jamesh5
Created Jan 9 2014
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
David Cross - He warned people not to waste their time and money seeing the film saying it was "the most miserable experience I've ever had in my professional life."
Nicole Kidman -She didn't much like the film saying "I can't look at this movie and be proud of what I've done...It's just impossible for me to connect to it emotionally at all."
Batman & Robin (1997)
George Clooney - "The movie was s*it and I was really bad in it."
Better Off Dead... (1985)
John Cusack - Said it was "the worst" movie he'd ever seen after walking out after 20 minutes of his first viewing.
Boogie Nights (1997)
Burt Reynolds - He denounced it before it was even brought out calling it "awful" and he went on to fire his agent. (That's gratitude for an Oscar nom)
Clash of the Titans (2010)
Sam Worthington - He thought both his performance and the movie was bad, saying ""We kind of let down some people. I think I can act *beep* better, to be honest."
Ben Affleck - When asked if Daredevil missed out on the golden generation of super hero movies, he replied "We missed a lot in that movie."
The Devil's Own (1997)
Brad Pitt - He dismissed the film saying - "the most irresponsible bit of filmmaking – if you can even call it that – that I’ve ever seen…we had a great script, but it got tossed… so we had twenty pages of dogsh*t."
Dr. No (1962)
And subsequent films. Sean Connery - ""I have always hated that damned James Bond. I'd like to kill him."
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Jessica Alba - When told by the director during a death scene that "it looks to real" and to "be prettier when you cry" she considered quitting acting all together.
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Clark Gable - He disliked his part calling it a "woman's picture" and almost quit when he saw his character had to cry on camera.
The Happening (2008)
Mark Wahlberg - He disliked the film and his role "It is what it is. *beep* trees, man. The plants. *beep* it. You can’t blame me for not wanting to try to play a science teacher. At least I wasn't playing a cop or a crook."
Iron Man 2 (2010)
Robert Downey Jr. - He thought Iron Man 2 didn't live up to the first - "The first one changed everything for me. And with the second Iron Man there were certain aspects that were dissatisfying and disappointing to me but at least they lit me right."
Knocked Up (2007)
Katherine Heigl - She said the movie "is a little sexist. It paints the women as shrews, as humorless and uptight, and it paints the men as lovable, goofy, fun-loving guys. It exaggerated the characters, and I had a hard time with it, on some days."
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
Jim Carrey - He tweeted “I did Kickass a month b4 Sandy Hook and now in all good conscience I cannot support that level of violence... I am not ashamed of it but recent events have caused a change in my heart.”
Woody Allen - Even though he directed, wrote and starred in the film he hated it so much that he offered to create a new film for the studio, free of charge if it was destroyed.
Miami Vice (2006)
Colin Farrel - "Miami Vice? I didn't like it much" that's all he had to say about that.
Reindeer Games (2000)
Charlize Theron - She said it was "a bad, bad movie."
The Sound of Music (1965)
Christopher Plummer - He said of the film - "The Movie was awful, sentimental and gooey" He said of his character - "The part was bland and empty".
Star Wars (1977)
And subsequent films. Alec Guiness - He thought that it was "Mumbo jumbo" And wanted Obi-Wan Kenobi to be killed off as he hated his character.
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Marlon Brando - Hated that his character became a sex symbol saying ""He had the kind of brutal aggressiveness that I hate."
Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
George Reeves - He considered the part to be "beneath his dignity".
Kate Winslet - She dislikes the theme tune and her own performance saying "Every single scene, I’m like 'Really, really? You did it like that? Oh my God'"
Megan Fox - She said "I'm terrible in it. It's my first real movie and it's not honest and not realistic. The movie wasn't bad, I just wasn't proud about what I did." And "I don't want to blow smoke up people's ass. People are well aware that this is not a movie about acting. And once you realize that, it becomes almost fun."
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
Shia LaBeouf - "I wasn't impressed with what we did... There were some really wild stunts in it, but the heart was gone... It's just a bunch of fighting robots."
And subsequent films. Robert Pattinson - "The more I read the script the more I hated this guy" - referring to his character, Edward Cullen.
Your Highness (2011)
James Franco - "Your Highness? That movie sucks. You can't get around that." - His reply when asked about the film.
Leap Year (2010)
Matthew Goode - Called the film "turgid" and said "I just know there are a lot of people that will say that it is the worst film of 2010."
The Italian Job (2003)
Edward Norton - He only acted in it because he had a contract with with the studio and advised his "real fans" to avoid seeing the film all together.
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