Top 14 movies that destroyed their actors’ careers, finito pipo

For many people, the profession of actor is a dream (go admit the little secretive ones, you have all already dreamed of stealing the place of Daniel Radcliffe for the next Harry Potter). However, this profession becomes a little less sexy when we see that the lives of certain actors have been screwed up by a film and that for several of them, their career had to stop because of a single cinematographic work (yes, I used this word not to say ‘film’ twice, what are you going to do?). Here is the list of those who will have to go comfort and faster than that.

1. Star Wars starring Jake Lloyd as Anakin Skywalker as a child

Poor little Jake Lloyd had it tough after his portrayal of Anakin in theEpisode I: The Phantom Menace : many fans attacked him because they didn’t like his acting and the 10-year-old kid was bullied by the kids at his school who made fun of him. How to put down a quarry in less than 30 seconds. Jake Lloyd suddenly dabbled in dark stuff afterwards and made a detour to the prison box.

2. Star Wars with Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker

As for Jake Llyod, Hayden Christensen suffered his role as Anakin in the Episodes II and III since he was also heavily criticized for his performance by fans of the saga. The exposure due to the film made him lose all self-confidence and he only acted in small roles thereafter. He should nevertheless resume his character for the series on Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ahsoka Tano.

3. The Exorcist with Linda Blair as Regan McNeil

The one who played the role of the possessed little girl in theExorcist only had a good career for a very short time. But because of this movie, Hollywood associated her with demons and ghosts and therefore pigeonholed her into horror movies. And his participation in theExorcist 2 and parody Is there an exorcist to save the world? didn’t change much. We haven’t really heard from Linda Blair since.

4. Batman & Robin starring Alicia Silverstone as Batgirl

While she enjoyed huge success with her role as Cher Horowitz in cluelessAlicia Silverston had her career crashed by accepting the role of Batgirl in batman & robin. She also received the Razzie Award for Worst Supporting Actress for her performance and has since never regained her former popularity. Yes, you can mourn in silence for this immense loss.

5. I know who killed me starring Lindsay Lohan as Dakota Moss

The one that has enjoyed great popularity thanks to freaky friday and Lolita Magre Moi yet ruined his career by playing in I know who killed me where she plays a young stripper, (and also a bit because of her problems with alcohol, we’re not going to hide it). But the film was a total failure and Lindsay Lohan received the Razzie Award for Worst Actress. Since then, she has only appeared in minor roles. Poor Lindsay all the same.

6. Superman Returns with Brandon Routh as Superman

Even though the performance of the young Brandon Routh, hitherto unknown to the battalion, convinced the critics with the role of Clark Kent, a planning concern came to put an end to the continuation of the film and consequently to the career of the actor. ‘actor. Following that, he was not offered other roles in major films and therefore had to play secondary characters (but yes, we are sure that you have seen him in Zack & Miri !… Nope ?).

7. Barb Wire with Pamela Anderson as Barbara Kopetski

After the phenomenal success of the series Baywatch: Baywatch, one could expect Pamela Anderson’s career to take off like Thomas Pesquet in the ISS. But nay. His first major role in Barbwire was also his last since the film was very poorly received by critics and the public. Since Pamela Anderson has not really acted in the cinema and has built her career around TV. Good after, she still remains super famous for her mega race on the beach, that’s already it.

8. Showgirls starring Elizabeth Berkley as Nomi Malone

Poor Elizabeth Berkley, who played a young stripper wanting to succeed in Las Vegas, saw her career go up in smoke as soon as the film was released. The latter was one of the biggest flop in history since he received no less than 8 Razzie Awards including that of the worst actress for Elizabeth Berkley. If today the film is considered cult for being a satire of current America, it wreaked havoc at the time. Perhaps Elizabeth Berkley should have wondered why Angelina Jolie, Pamela Anderson and Drew Barrymore turned down the role before her.

9. Meet in Elizabethtown with Orlando Boom as Drew Baylor

If Orlando Bloom remains a great actor, especially for his role as Legolas in The Lord of the Ringsthe actor saw his career slow down following the release of the film Dating in Elizabethtown. But again, the film was a flop, which kept Orlando Bloom from having access to new big roles later on, although he reprized his characters in Pirates of the Caribbean and The Hobbit. We can also underline the fact that he rebounded well with his television success in carnival row alongside Cara Delevigne (we encourage as much as we can).

10. Postman with Kevin Costner as the Postman

While he was promised a great career after his roles in Dancing with the wolves and Robin HoodKevin Costner saw his career plummet before his eyes after participating in the filming of Postman. This film had no success and was rather mocked by critics and audiences. If Kevin Costner continued to work in the world of cinema, he never managed to return to the level of popularity he had reached.

11. The League of Extraordinary Gentleman with Sean Connery as Allan Quattermain

who played the role of james bond 7 times in 21 years was however stopped in its ascent because of the film The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. The film indeed received a lot of negative reviews and thus led Sean Connery to retire from the film world soon after its release. He officially retired from acting in 2005 and hadn’t had any other major roles in the meantime.

12. Battlefield Earth with John Travolta as Terl

After the huge successes of grease, pulp Fiction and Saturday night fever, John Travolta was also promised a sparkling career. Well it wasn’t, as his rise slowly declined after the release of Battlefield Earth, where he played an alien leader. But the film was a huge failure and John Travolta took a lot of money because he partly produced this film which was close to his heart. Since then, he has had some success, but nothing to match his past glory. Only sad emojis in the comments please.

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