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Which actors or actresses should stop making movies?

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#1 of 41 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted March 15 2011 - 01:20 AM

This could be interesting.

What actor or actress do you detest so much
that you refuse to watch any of their films?

I have two actors in particular that I wish would

stop making films altogether....

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Basically, these two actors have a lot in common.

They are what I consider to be "one hit wonders"

where they play the same lame type of role time

and time again.

I don't think Will Ferrell bothers me as much as

Jack Black, who single-handedly ruined the film

King Kong for me.   Still will never understand

how Black was cast in such a huge film like that.

So, do any of you have similar dislikes towards

a particular actor or actress that you totally avoid

watching their films?


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#2 of 41 OFFLINE   Steve_Tk



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Posted March 15 2011 - 02:14 AM

Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robins.  While great actors, I can't stand every time they get the spot light they use it to force their political views down our throats. You're not special, we don't care what you think, just act.

#3 of 41 OFFLINE   Colin Jacobson

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Posted March 15 2011 - 02:50 AM

None.  If someone wants to hire them and others want to see them, that's fine with me.  Just because I don't like someone doesn't mean they shouldn't make movies any more...
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Posted March 15 2011 - 03:39 AM

I completely agree with Ron on this one.  The first name that came to my mind was Will Ferrell but Jack Black is not far behind.

#5 of 41 OFFLINE   Brian Dobbs

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Posted March 15 2011 - 03:45 AM


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Posted March 15 2011 - 04:39 AM

[quote]Originally Posted by Brian Dobbs [url=/forum/thread/309683/which-actors-or-actresses-should-stop-making-movies#post_3790439]

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Posted March 15 2011 - 04:51 AM

It's the movie and not the actor for me. For example, I hate Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore but I'm glad that I didn't institute a no-Sandler policy because he's great in Punch Drunk Love and Funny People.

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Posted March 15 2011 - 04:53 AM

Agree on Sandler. Don't agree on Ferrell he makes me laugh.

#9 of 41 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted March 15 2011 - 04:56 AM

Yeah, Adam Sandler is tied with my top two choices as well.  Can't believe I forgot about him. I won't even look at an Adam Sandler movie.  He's not funny....period!


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Posted March 15 2011 - 05:41 AM

I'm with Travis.  Adam Sandler has been in some really stupid movies, but he's also been very good in straighter roles (Cf. films like Spanglish or Funny People).  Personally, I'd be more inclined to avoid particular writers or directors than actors.  And even then I don't think there's anyone I would write off entirely.

Jack Black and Will Ferrell have done some good work, but they've both made a habit of doing caricatures of a recurring shtick.  There are only so many times one can watch the same thing, I guess.  But I won't write off a movie solely because it stars someone like that.

While I don't care for the in-your-face politics of people like Sean Penn or Susan Sarandon, if they're in a good movie that's fine by me.

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Posted March 15 2011 - 11:29 AM

I wouldn't shed a single tear if I never saw Jennifer Aniston do anything in any media again.

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Posted March 15 2011 - 12:19 PM

My number one vote is the guy whose making those jack ass movies... such a waste of time of life! Next I would vote JLo.... She should just stick to making music videos half naked...

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Posted March 15 2011 - 01:33 PM

You know what? My choice isn't someone I hate. It's someone I used to love. It's someone who holds a very dear place in my heart. Harrison Ford My wife and I watched "Morning Glory" last week and he slept walked through the entire thing. It was ironic how the character he played, a former anchor who's phoning it in to fulfill a contract, closely mirrored his performance in the movie. Harrison Ford has growled his way through every one of his performances for the last ten years. He's obviously over the whole thing. It's time for him to retire.

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Posted March 15 2011 - 01:57 PM

I agree with most here.......Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, Owen Wilson, and Ben Stiller are all pretty grating to have to watch on screen.  Ferrell and Sandler are the worst tho, I don't remember the last movie I saw with one of them in it. I agree Chad about Harrison Ford, I get uneasy and a little embaressed ever since I saw the made for TV movie trailer with B. Frasier.
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Posted March 15 2011 - 02:47 PM

Will Farrell (Farrell has never made me laugh. Not once) Seth Rogen (who has played the exact same person in every movie Ive seen him in) Russell Brand I'm also sick of John Depp and Robert Downey jr To add to this. I hope Rob Zombie never makes another film.

#16 of 41 OFFLINE   Tim Glover

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Posted March 15 2011 - 02:56 PM

Agree on Adam Sandler.....but I love Jack Black. At least some of his stuff. School of Rock is one of my modern favorites. He OWNS that role. Sean Penn is another. Not sure I remember paying to see a film of his. Seth Rogan is simply unfunny to me. I'm sure he's a good guy etc...but just don't like his films. He irritates the heck out of me. Chris Rock too.

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Posted March 15 2011 - 04:09 PM

Harrison Ford still has great potential if it's the right role. But there are a few.... If I never see any of the no talent Karsashins again it will be too soon. Jennifer Aniston is another good one. If you haven't even heard of 'Management' there is a reason. Holy cow. Kathryn Heigl is one of the mist embarrassing one note actresses to get gigs. Outside of Knocked Up, she's been awful. She has no depth at all. Ashton Kutcher is last on my list. Please go away.

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#18 of 41 OFFLINE   Cameron Yee

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Posted March 15 2011 - 05:08 PM

I don't have strong opinions about major actors. But I groan every time Ivana Miličević shows up in a bit role, and it is too often for my tastes.

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Posted March 15 2011 - 05:34 PM

I don't like Olivia Wilde. I didn't see Tron Legacy because of her. Not too fond of MATT DAMON! either.

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Posted March 15 2011 - 06:27 PM

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