10 Reasons Why There Will Never be Another Arnold Schwarzenegger in Hollywood

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a celebrity who's success and influence on the world of cinema will never be replicated due to a variety of reasons.

10 Reasons Why There Will Never be Another Arnold Schwarzenegger in Hollywood


  • Arnold Schwarzenegger is one of the biggest names in the Hollywood industry
  • His success story and superstardom cannot be replicated ever again in Hollywood
  • He is an inspiration even today and will be a legend for decades to come
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Thanks to his remarkable acting skills and charismatic personality, Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger is widely considered a legend in the entertainment industry. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Schwarzenegger dominated the industry with his action blockbusters. Here we have compiled a list of 10 reasons why there will never be another Arnold Schwarzenegger in Hollywood:


1) Arnold Schwarzenegger’s influence on the action genre

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Terminator
Schwarzenegger as Terminator

Without a doubt, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s influence on the action genre can still be felt today and continues to inspire action movies. With movies like Conan the Barbarian (1982), The Terminator (1984), and Total Recall (1990), the actor proved himself as a successful action star. He is often even credited to making the genre mainstream in Hollywood.

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2) Schwarzenegger’s physique

Arnold Schwarzenegger with Reg Park
Schwarzenegger with his idol, Reg Park

Thanks to Schwarzenegger’s genes, the actor maintained a distinctive, yet amusing physique during his prime days, inspiring many fans to hit the gym. Even today, with so many resources, many actors fail to achieve that look. And the legend has somehow still managed to maintain a healthy physique which isn’t an easy feat.

3) Schwarzenegger’s ability to transition between different genres

Arnold Schwarzenegger as John Kimble in Kindergarten Cop
Schwarzenegger as John Kimble in Kindergarten Cop

Although Schwarzenegger initially gained fame as an action star, he later showcased his comedic side as well in films like Twins (1988), Kindergarten Cop (1990), and Junior (1994). His ability to seamlessly transition between these two genres made him quite special. He also managed to showcase he was more than his muscles.

4) Schwarzenegger’s determination

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Since the age of 15, Schwarzenegger has been determined to follow his passion. The actor’s idol, Reg Park, inspired him to lift weights. The actor had big dreams about winning the Mr. Olympia title, which he later won, not just once, but seven times. He continued to showcase this determination even while acting.


5) Schwarzenegger’s distinctive accent

Arnold Schwarzenegger in Terminator
Schwarzenegger in Terminator

During his early days in Hollywood, Schwarzenegger was well-known for his distinctive thick Austrian accent. It was his trademark accent that helped him stand out from other Hollywood stars back then. Though there would be other Austrian actors, they wouldn’t have the effect that Swcharzenegger did.

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6) Schwarzenegger’s acting skills

Arnold Schwarzenegger Expendables-2
Schwarzenegger in Expendables 2

Throughout his career, Schwarzenegger has given many memorable performances. His work as Terminator in the Terminator franchise is ranked #40 on Premiere Magazine’s 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time. His acting skills, combined with his physique made him an appealing superstar. With his performances, he became a true role model for many aspiring actors around the world.


7) Box office success of Schwarzenegger’s movies

Arnold Schwarzenegger as Conan
Schwarzenegger as Conan

As per Box Office Mojo, Schwarzenegger’s films have grossed roughly $1.7 billion in the United States and more than $4 billion around the world, making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time.

8) Schwarzenegger’s involvement in politics

Arnold Schwarzenegger after being announced as Governor of California
Arnold Schwarzenegger

In the early 2000s, Schwarzenegger transitioned from an actor to a politician, becoming the Governor of California, however, he wasn’t the first actor to do so, as the first one was actor Ronald Reagan. Schwarzenegger’s influence in the political world is just as strong as his influence in the entertainment industry.

9) Schwarzenegger’s philanthropic work

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Schwarzenegger actively donates to many charities and foundations like After-School All-Stars, Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking, and Children Affected by AIDS Foundation. Over the years, he has supported many foundations and also expressed concerns over environmental damage. During his time as Governor of California, he didn’t accept his salary and instead, donated all those earnings.


10) The actor’s inspiring story

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Young Arnold Schwarzenegger

One of the biggest reasons there won’t be any other actor like Arnold Schwarzenegger is his story. Coming from a small Austrian village to becoming a worldwide superstar, Schwarzenegger’s story of rags to riches makes him one of the most inspiring stars in the entertainment industry. All these factors make him a one-of-a-kind superstar.

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Written by Farhan Asif

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