Most Underrated Film Stars

Movie stars that have not achieved the status or fame that they deserved.

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1Gillian AndersonGillian Leigh Anderson is an American-British film, television and theatre actress, activist and writer.

I would give her an OSCAR each year *g*
House of Mirth
Bleak House
She is perfect in every role she plays

Agree! she should sign more movies, damn Hollywood producer!
im so excited seeing her X - files this year.. well who doesn't =) - mesh13

2Morgan Freeman more.

How can you not like his badass attitude and wise words, everything he says is memorable! - the-dude-2000

An actor par excellence..! I know nothing about the politics in Films.. But I know good actors.. And this man tops my list..!

Some of the movies he was in turned into some of the greatest movies of all time. - booklover1

He is one of the best actors I know of. - nic1997ps3

3Jonathan Rhys Meyers

He�'s a very talented actor, who is able to play different characters. Most underrated for his acting.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers is one of the most underrated actors. He�'s able to play different characters. He�'s full of energy and he�'s able to change his mood quickly on a role. He�'s a great character actor - Anny

4Erika Eleniak

She could be a huge sex symbol of all time. People, where's your eyes? - Magnolia

5John TravoltaJohn Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer, and singer. Travolta first became known in the 1970s, after appearing on the television series Welcome Back, Kotter and starring in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease.

He's awesome! He was in Grease and Pulp Fiction! People he's good! - LpsDisneyTmntFreak

6Eric BanaEric Bana is an Australian actor and comedian. He began his career in the sketch comedy series Full Frontal before gaining critical recognition in the biographical crime film Chopper.
7Edward NortonEdward Harrison Norton is an American actor, filmmaker and activist. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for his work in the films Primal Fear, American History X and Birdman.

he is a brilliant actor I mean, Fight Club, American History X, Primal Fear, 25 th hour etc.
- RonGuns

8Leonardo DiCaprioV2 Comments
9Robert Downey Jr.Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor. His career has included critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.
10James Caviezel

Frequency was a great film, as was The Count of Monte Cristo. He played the villain in Deja Vu as well as Jesus in the Passion of the Christ. He is a very diversified actor. He should be getting more big roles than he does.

*Interesting Fact - He played one of the F18 pilots who bombed Alcatraz in The Rock. - Freak_Show1

The Newcomers

?Hugh JackmanHugh Michael Jackman is an Australian actor, producer and musician. Jackman has won international recognition for his roles in major films, notably as superhero, period, and romance characters.
?Barbara Stanwyck

The Contenders

11Christian BaleChristian Charles Philip Bale is an English actor. He has starred in both blockbuster films and smaller projects from independent producers and art houses.

Probably the best actor in hollywood. Not many people gets into his/her roles like he does it. Spectacular in almost all movies his made. And its quite funny that his biggest role as a moviestar (batman) was probably one of his easiest roles! I recomend you people who haven't seen his other movies to see them. The fighter is a movie that deserves more credit and bale as always is fantastic!

12Sherilyn Fenn
13Al Pacino

He is the Best actor I have concluded after watching hundreds of Movies of different genres, actors and directors. - redgedawson

14Jack Black

look at this list and tell me whats wrong... these are all highly rated filmstars wtf morgan freeman, al pacino, robert downey jr, jerry lewis, dean martin all very highly rated filmstars
i pick jack black because he is seen for his comedy but is underrated for his acting skills - sillywalks

He's a real comedian! His facial expression is so wide that I'm sure he could play any kind of character. Loved his performance in "Holiday". - alexa

He is seriously one of the best actors out there, School of Rock was truly memorable. - jso11

School of Rock, Tenacious D, Anchorman Jack Black is the best - firewrkninja

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15Ed Harris
16Alicia Silverstone

I love alicia silverstone she is one of my favorite she is so nice and pretty and I loved her in clueless also an underrated movie

17Jennifer LopezJennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

This woman does not get the credit she deserves as an actress.

18Chris TuckerChristopher "Chris" Tucker is an American actor and stand-up comedian. He is known for playing the role of Smokey in Friday and as Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series.
19Famke Janssen
20Casper Van Dien
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Top Remixes

1. Edward Norton
2. John Travolta
3. Leonardo DiCaprio
1. Jonathan Rhys Meyers
2. Morgan Freeman
3. Robert Downey Jr.
1. Erika Eleniak
2. Sherilyn Fenn
3. Eric Bana



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