Movies That Were Ruined Due To Terrible Acting By Main Actors

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Ever watched a movie just because the lead actor was your favorite? Ever felt disappointed when the actor ruined the movie with her/his acting? Yes, a movie isn’t just a product of an actor’s performance. It also requires the storyline to be good, soundtracks to be great, and even direction. But, as a fan when you are excited for a movie solely for the actors and they fail to perform well, it is the greatest disappointment. So, here’s a list of movies that were ruined due to bad acting by the main actors. Check it out!


1. Keanu Reeves In Bram Stocker’s Dracula

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Actor: Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves is one of the best actors in Hollywood. However, even Keanu had those days when he underperformed. In the movie Bram Stocker’s Dracula, his performance was terrible. His British accent was absurd and forced upon and he tried to give emotional moments that came out to be hilarious. Moreover, for an actor like Keanu Reeves, dialogue delivery shouldn’t be a task. However, in this movie, it was poor.

2. Aaron Taylor-Johnson In Godzilla (2014)

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Actor: Aaron Taylor-Johnson

The movie Godzilla (2014) overall was great. However, the only disappointing element in it was Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s performance. In one word, his performance was emotionless. There was no enthusiasm in his acting, no sympathy. Nothing. Being a main character in the movie, he should have been better with his acting.


3. Sofia Coppola In The Godfather Part III

Actor: Sofia Coppola movies
Actor: Sofia Coppola

Even though some people thought this sequel was unnecessary, it performed well at the box office. However, one thing that cannot be ignored is Sofia Coppola’s acting. She was playing one of the main characters in the movie, but we feel, she didn’t deliver her best performance. She had zero chemistry with her love interest in the movie.

4. Cameron Diaz In Gangs Of New York

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Actor: Cameron Diaz

Whenever this movie is talked about, you would rarely hear Cameron Diaz’s mention. One of the reasons can be her acting performance in the movie. Starring opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, we thought Cameron would try to give a wonderful performance. Instead, it was terrible. She had a dreadful accent (God knows why actors pretend to talk in a certain accent) mixed with awkward acting, and zero chemistry with DiCaprio.

5. Jake Gyllenhaal In Okja

Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal
Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal

Okja overall is a nice movie to watch. It is a good blend of adventure, sci-fi, and drama. Among other actors, we also have Jake Gyllenhaal starring in the movie. When you hear this name, you automatically assume what a great performance he must’ve given. However, this isn’t the case in this movie. This time, Jake went a bit overboard with his acting that wasn’t appreciated by many fans.

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Written by Sukanya Kumar Vasisht

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