Top Ten Most Career-Ruining Movies

These movies effectively destroyed the career of a famous actor. Although they're obviously still in the acting department, they're very far under the radar.

The Top Ten

1 Jake Lloyd - Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Jake Lloyd - Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Product Image

This is an awful film

This is a great movie

Because of The phantom menace Loyd Got Bullied At School,Became An Alchoholic,Got Arrested

2 Mike Myers - The Love Guru Mike Myers - The Love Guru Product Image

And he really doesn't have anyone else to blame but himself for this one. - truckturner

Oh yeah. This movie completely drowned Mike's career. It's amazing that The Cat in the Hat didn't do that. - BKAllmighty

It's kinda sad that Mike Myers had destroyed his career with this movie. - Pony

The Cat in the Hat was probably the final nail in the coffin for Mike. - Puga

3 M. Night Shyamalan - The Last Airbender M. Night Shyamalan - The Last Airbender Product Image

He should have used his Sixth Sense to release how bad an idea this movie was. Putting so many hours of animation into a short length of time... bad idea from a Avatar: The Last Airbender fan.

He made some bad movies before this, but The Last Airbender is the movie that put M. Night Shyamalan's once-promising career into the toilet.

No it was After Earth that destroyed it

But A Miracle Happened In 2017, Split Ended Up Great

4 Elizabeth Berkley - Showgirls Elizabeth Berkley - Showgirls Product Image

No one ever spoke of her again because of this movie.

5 John Travolta - Battlefield Earth John Travolta - Battlefield Earth Product Image

At least he came back with Bolt. I honestly thought that movie was pretty good.

6 Chris O'Donnell - Batman & Robin Chris O'Donnell - Batman & Robin Product Image

As great as Chris O'Donnel is, this movie makes me go "Teenage Chris O'Donnell?! More like Teenage Mike O'Donnell". I will admit, that Batman & Robin is a so-bad-it's-good movie.

7 Cuba Gooding Jr. - Snow Dogs Cuba Gooding Jr. - Snow Dogs Product Image
8 Halle Berry - Catwoman Halle Berry - Catwoman Product Image

Yep it's true. She got a razzie for it. This movie had awful CGI!

9 Geena Davis - Cutthroat Island Geena Davis - Cutthroat Island Product Image
10 Sean Connery - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Sean Connery - The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Product Image

It killed his career but in a different way to the rest: It killed his passion for the business so he retired voluntarily. Funny thing is, it's not a terrible movie, just disappointing.

Oh, how I feel sorry for Connery for having to take part in this joke of a movie.

He picked this over Lord of The Rings?!?!?

Sad, too sad

The Contenders

11 Brandon Routh - Superman Returns Brandon Routh - Superman Returns Product Image
12 Lindsay Lohan - I Know Who Killed Me Lindsay Lohan - I Know Who Killed Me Product Image

It's won more Razzies than any other movie, so it kinda killed her career. - Turkeyasylum

13 Kevin Costner - Waterworld Kevin Costner - Waterworld Product Image
14 Ben Affleck - Gigli Ben Affleck - Gigli Product Image

Ever hear of Argo? It's nonsense to state that a bad project or 2 "ruined" the careers of some of these very successful actors whose careers have been fine - some highs, some lows, as any busy entertainer will likely have - Billyv

This movie didn't ruin his career.

15 Demi Moore - Striptease Demi Moore - Striptease Product Image
16 Mara Wilson - Thomas and the Magic Railroad Mara Wilson - Thomas and the Magic Railroad Product Image

She hasn't been in a single film since this one. And that's sad because she was in two movies that I liked as a kid (Mrs. Doubtfire, and Matilda) Also, HOW THE HELL DID THEY CAST ALEC BALDWIN AND PETER FONDA? IT MAKES NO SENSE!

(P.S. I've never seen an episode of Thomas before and I don't intend to) - BigBerry25

17 Haley Joel Osment - AI: Artificial Intelligence Haley Joel Osment - AI: Artificial Intelligence Product Image
18 Madonna - Swept Away Madonna - Swept Away Product Image

After many bad movies in her acting career, this is the one that finally led her to stop doing films permanently. - Dancedom

19 Tom Green - Freddy Got Fingered Tom Green - Freddy Got Fingered Product Image
20 Mark Hamill - Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Mark Hamill - Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Product Image

How did this destroy Hamill's career?

What "career" did he even have to potentially ruin? Lol - Billyv

Vote if you suck. This is the best movie ever! At least in my opinion. - RalphBob

21 Roberto Benigni - Pinocchio Roberto Benigni - Pinocchio Product Image

He's the famous Italian actor/director who won Best Actor for Life is Beautiful.

I don't even know who this is anyway.

22 Jennifer Lopez - Gigli Jennifer Lopez - Gigli Product Image
23 Pauly Shore - Bio-Dome Pauly Shore - Bio-Dome Product Image
24 Jamie Kennedy - Son of the Mask Jamie Kennedy - Son of the Mask Product Image
25 Jim Caviezel - The Passion of the Christ Jim Caviezel - The Passion of the Christ Product Image
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