Top Ten Worst Actors

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21 Kevin Costner Kevin Costner

Terrible actor cast in some really good movies. Could you imagine how good some of these would have been with a good actor. Kevin, you fooled Hollywood for years. You're a lucky man. They should have told you years ago, "don't quit your day job."

Not awful, but very wooden. I remember in The Bodyguard where Whitney Houston (the singer) was much better than you would expect, while Costner (the actual actor here) was far worse than you would expect. Says it all really, doesn't it? - Mrveteran

He was great as the dead body in The Big Chill... one of my all-time favourite movies. Dances with Wolves was good. No Way Out was one of my favourite thrillers as a teenager. JFK was good. However, it has been a long, long, long time that he did anything of the same caliber as these. Yet... somehow, he still continues to get roles! He must have hacked e-mails from some movie producers in his safe!

In the Untouchables, when one guy dies, he acts like he's bored going, "Oh, no, not this man, no help me..." When he gets upset he yells with no expression: "You wanna fight? You wanna fight? " - BoltMarksman

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22 Julia Roberts Julia Roberts Julia Fiona Roberts is an American actress and producer. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman, which grossed US$464 million worldwide.

The big joke is when they cast her as a beautiful woman. Not!

I don't think she's one of the greatest actresses of all time but I don't think she's one of the worst either.
She has some limits in her acting skills ( every role she plays does has more or less the same style ) and I believe that this actress is just too overrated. She's just an ok actress ( maybe a little more better than certain actresses ) but nothing special. In the looks departement however she's really overrated. They try to tell us that she's some kinda of femme fatale but in reality she's too ugly to be in that category. One of the most overrated actresses, that's for sure but one of the worst actresses, I doubt it. Too many other actresses are way more badly in their acting than she is.

Totally Over-Rated, she's Pretty Woman in all her roles.

How is Julia Roberts on this list but not Sandra Bullock? At least the immensely likeable Ms Roberts deserved her Academy Award for Erin Brockovich. I'm still trying to figure out why Sandra Bullock won for The Blind Side. Not once during that movie did I feel like I was watching the real Leigh Anne Tuohy. For 129 painful minutes I watched Sandra Bullock portray Leigh Anne Tuohy.

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23 Nicolas Cage Nicolas Cage Nicolas Kim Coppola, known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and producer. He is well known for his roles in Raising Arizona, Moonstruck, Vampire's Kiss, Wild at Heart, Honeymoon in Vegas, Red Rock West, Leaving Las Vegas, The Rock, Con Air, Face/Off, City of Angels, 8MM, Bringing ...read more.

I have nothing but pure contempt for this guy's acting. He is painful and frustrating to watch. I can't imagine being a director trying to get a decent performance out of this guy. Brutal. It's truly amazing and a damn shame, that this guy has made it as an actor.

I've actually only seen him in the sorcerer's apprentice, but he made a moderately good film not worth watching. I, like, turned it off before twenty minutes because I just couldn't watch cage act like he's the greatest prodigy in the history of the world. And also,

What IS JOHNNY DEPP ON THIS LIST FOR?! All the people that say he is overrated in the comments obviously haven't seen him in absolutely anything. I mean, has anyone here even seen Pirates of the Caribbean? And if Johnny Depp is number 1 on greatest actors, then how can he be No.3 here? Everybody vote for anything below him so that he gets pushed down No.3!

I determine the effectiveness of an actor/actress by determining to what extent do they "trick" me into thinking that I am watching the character they are portraying, rather than an actor portraying a character. Mr. Cage never managed that. Not even close. Perhaps there are worse actors out there, but the fame and material compensation Mr. Cage has received for his "acting" is a stain on western civilization.

Of the bees

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24 Taylor Lautner Taylor Lautner

Was literally the best actor in Twilight out of the main three, unfortunately that means absolutely nothing. He was the only one able to show one genuine emotion and didn't stutter through his lines, but that's because he was Taylor Lautner playing Taylor Lautner and that worked out for the role of Jacob because his personality in real life mostly fits Jacob (Mostly being the operative word because he was not good at portraying anger). But in all his other roles he's not so good. He was good in cuckoo and okay in grown ups, but the reason he works there is that nothing about his performance is supposed to be serious - he was supposed to be over the top cheesy. Right now he's alright on Scream Queens, but that's because he's forgettable - you barely ever know his character's there however it's definitely an improvement from his previous acting because unlike his fellow Twilight actors - he knows he can improve, doesn't think he's the best and stops there. I can weirdly enough actually ...more

How Taylor Lautner is not the run away leader on this list is truly shocking! His acting was so bad in the Twilight movies I could see it in the trailers for the movies without even having to watch them. I watched twenty minutes of one of the movies just to laugh at how bad his acting is. It worked for about ten minutes, but my laughter quickly turned to anger an turned it off after twenty minutes! I could take no more.

Taylor Lautner is truly the worst actor of all time. People only care about his looks and not his acting talents. Abudiction was the worst movie and so was twilight. You could tell he was acting. It was so fake.

Really tried to like him, but in the end, I realized he cannot portray any emotion well when he is acting. His lack of emotions makes me want to bash my head against the ground to demonstrate it for him. Even acting frustrated doesn't even seem easy for him. Abduction made me want to cry, Twilight made me want to laugh, and Run the Tide made me want to scream. For a heartthrob he cannot even get my heart in the right place.

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25 Ben Affleck Ben Affleck

This guy is living poof that you don't need talent to make it big. You just need the right people pushing your way for you. I tell you from the first time I saw this guy in Dazed and Confused and I don't mean the Led Zeppelin song. I knew he was going to someday make it really far in Horriblewood. He didn't even need fellow Bostonian Matt Damon helping him get over on everyone cause the executives in Horriblewood were primed waiting for someone like him without a shred of talent that they could mold into a block buster fool like this guy. Everything he does is suspect cause of his lack of talent it just goes to show that old saying is true," It's not who you know it's who you", well you can figure it out. If you actually think this guy can act then I know which one you have been doing also. Well anyway this guy sucks more than Sean Penn's brother did in all his scenes in Super Troopers.

In plenty of horrible movies. He still acts though. The people who signed him never saw Gigli. - booklover1

Doesn't deserve all the bad critics. The ones who are giving him critics are always the ones who comes with the same arguments ( Gigli and Batman ). He did some bad movies ( but not bad acting performances ) but he did a lot of good movies with very outstanding performances. Very talented!

I cannot stand him, talentless actor but I have to admit, he is a decent director. (Gone Baby Gone and Town)

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26 Ashton Kutcher Ashton Kutcher

When he played Kelso on That 70's show I thought he was funny, and maybe even a good actor playing an incredibly stupid character. But after you see him on a talk show you realize that Kelso may actually be smarter than this talking monkey and wife who could be his mom.

Need I say More! It seems like everyone has said almost everything that is wrong with this useless excuse for an actor! Oh why am I kidding my self that isn't even the half of it! The guy is just a crappy actor to start with and it feels like every time I See him on T.V. Trying to act serious I just can't take him serious. This guy will always be known as that retarded kid from that 70's show. I honestly don't understand why he is so famous! The guy has not done any thing remotely watchable since that 70's show! It just blows My Mind! Bottom Line A Huge Stinker Douche Bag!

If it wasn't 6ft2 or w/e tall height he is, no1 would ever notice this loser. When I look at him, all I see is his height and retarded face expressions he makes. When I look at i.e. Liam Neeson or Kevin Kline, I don't see their height at all cause they have so many other qualities at their side. There's so many guys like that Kutcher dude, they're just not 6ft2... He should be number 2 on this list if you ask me. Christopher Lambert should be number 1.

Ruined two and half men forever

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27 Rob Schneider Rob Schneider

Should be MUCH, MUCH higher than this. He's terrible.

Awful and unfunny.

So bad that Norm of the North came out not too long ago and it's already considered one of the worst movies ever

HE SUCKS

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28 Jessica Alba Jessica Alba Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress, model and businesswoman. She has won various awards for her acting, including the Choice Actress Teen Choice Award and Saturn Award for Best Actress on Television, and a Golden Globe nomination for her lead role in the television series Dark Angel.

Come on! She's not the bad actress like the media try to tell us ( once they spread the word it's like suddenly everybody agrees on that ). She was awesome good in the T.V. series " Dark angel " but after that she didn't get many chances to play descent roles because people just cared about her good looks ( and don't tell me that she's ugly ) and didn't care for her acting skills anymore. Saying that she's one of the worst actresses is in my opinion ridiculous because the few good movies she did were actually very well played by her. This proves that when she gets roles in worthy movies she actually got the acting abilities to give a very good performance.

She was only popular because she is slim and pretty, nonsense.

Jessica Alba is only cast to show herself half naked. She is just as bad as Tara Reid, but has a better body so people put up with her. It's shameful because women make of less than a third of speaking roles in Hollywood, and her horrible acting is taking up too much of that low percentage so that people can oogle her breasts. Did people forget that we have models to oggle at, and they don't have to open their mouths?

She's awful!

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29 Orlando Bloom Orlando Bloom Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom is an English actor. After having his breakthrough as Legolas in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, he rose to fame by further appearing in epic fantasy, historical epic, and fantasy adventure films.

Orlando Bloom? Worst actor? ARE you KIDDING ME! His portrayal as Legolas in Lord of the Rings was sensational! Then Will Turner in Pirates of the caribbean! This man should be on the BEST actors of all time!

Orlando Bloom is an epic actor, and still improving! He was awesome in the Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Three Musketeers, all of them! He doesn't deserve to be on this list. One of my favorite actors of all time.

Are you guys for real? Orlando is the most amazing actor EVER. Whoever put him on here just get off.

No way he ain't a bad actor!

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30 Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Lohan Lindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress. She is also a model, singer, songwriter, director, and producer.

Forget the drug problems look at the acting problems. Her co-stars always out act her badly and their usually not great actors that she works with. Mean Girls was okay but her acting in that was bellow average and it really takes away from the movie any young actress could have easily been in that movie and delivered a equal or better performance. Shes not 1/4 the actress she thinks she is and shes overrated. Almost all her movies are garbage but the idiotic image obsessed media acts like shes this amazing actress witch really bugs me. Their are actresses out there still trying to make it who might never because there not as attractive (like Lindsey is shes not half as hot as she thinks) but have more talent in there pinkey than this poser has in here entire druged out body. Lindsey should be the international symbol for mediocrity shes that bad. What makes me even angrier is that she falls into the whole "talented but troubled" category that every no talent loser in Hollywood is ...more - Chris-1

Wow! Her trying Elizabeth Taylor's accent is terrible. She is not an actress just a tabloid queen.

Her fame and fortune is lost because she lost her talent when growing up. A child / teen actress that was good and promising but when she became older she didn't work on her acting skills anymore ( her party life was more important than her professional life ) and lost her acting abbilities. She is not even famous anymore ( only famous for gossip mags and sites ) and she will never be able to make a come-back anymore. A finished actress.

The parent trap is literally her only good 😊 movie 🎥

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31 Brendan Fraser Brendan Fraser ...read more.

Branden Fraser caters to those fewer and far between adults who still consider adventure movies without nudity, sex and foul language a virtue. believe it or not we are still out there.

Journey to the center of the earth, furry vengeance? Are you kidding me, the only funny movies this guy has been is that one with sean astin where he has no lines and is dressed up as a caveman, and the YouTube video of his retard clap at the oscars!

Had a great role in The Quiet American next to Michael Caine

How dare you insult our god, our savior Brendan Fraser

In all honesty the guys not half bad as an actor. He just seems to have some terrible choices in movies for awhile. - Video_Freak

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32 Chuck Norris Chuck Norris Carlos Ray "Chuck" Norris is an American martial artist, actor, film producer and screenwriter. He was born in March 10, 1940, in Ryan, OK. He is famous for mostly starring in western and action movies.

Oh my god. What torture turning on the T.V. and seeing Walker Texas Flipping Ranger or one of his movies where he jumps and flips around like a Mexican jumping bean. What the hell and then he tries to sing his own theme song. You talk about nails on a chalk board. Then you see him with that old grey hair dyed so badly on an infomercial with his wife who is like a baby compared to his old self and you want to puke up your last meal. Chuck you suck more than Bob Denver and the entire Gilligan's Island cast put together. Please Karate chop your self out of existence cause the world can't take much more. Hey how about you volunteer to do a Delta Force on that new terrorist group ISIS. If you make them watch your show Walker Texas Ranger and a few of your movies they will cut off their own GD heads to make it stop.

Bruce Lee kicked his ass, why does he get all the credit? Bruce Lee is the real badass

I don't know why everyone considers him to be tough he just seems like a loser that can't act for his life, the roles he gets are tough guy roles that doesn't say anything about him he is nothing but a bad acting right wing conservative narcissistic idiot.

Bruce Lee broke his neck

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33 50 Cent 50 Cent Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.

God he's music suck but his acting will make you want to commit suicide

I'll give him 49 cents change.

Get a new nick name, call your self 1 dollar, that's all you deserve to get for your acting skills

I didn't even KNOW he is an actor.

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34 Jacob Hopkins Jacob Hopkins Jacob Turner Hopkins is an American actor. He is known for playing the role as Alexander Drew in True Blood, and for playing the voice of Gumball, in The Amazing World of Gumball, replacing Logan Grove starting from season 3. However in mid-season 5, he was replaced by Nicolas Cantu, whereas his voice ...read more.

I love your acting, but seriously, you don't need to scream like a Guinea pig! For example, "Hey! I'm Gumball! Listen to my annoying voice while your ears bleed! " I'm sorry, Jacob, but I like Logan Grove better.

I like his acting in Gumball, but maybe you're getting too old for the part. - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

35 Matthew McConaughey Matthew McConaughey Matthew David McConaughey is an American actor and producer. He first gained notice for his breakout role in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused, and went on to appear in films such as the slasher Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation, the legal thriller A Time to Kill, Steven Spielberg's ...read more.

Brings every movie he is in to a complete standstill with his hollow, grandstanding, all bark and no bite characterizations that are all one and the same. He is intolerable!

I don't see how he gets any work either and I can see why Hollywood is not doing very well these days. Just look at all the crap it's trying to push out there and finally folks have had enough!

Good actor when the movie fits his " mannerisms ". Otherwise he's very dull and boring to watch.

P-U. Good in car commercials where he doesn't have to talk - just look sweet in a tux.

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

I do not know why she continues to get work, she does the same character in all of them, and how she got a job to critique wanna be singers when she herself is a studio singer, plus now she seems to just be forcing her (unattractive) children on the public... Worst actress she is her number should be higher...

All her movies are the same! She's not versatile and her voice seems to have little emotion.

She looks, talks and acts the same in all her movies. I don't know if I'm watching Selena or Gigli when I'm switching channels.

Worst person in hollywood! Go back to Mexico FREAK! She doesn't belong in america!

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37 Rose McGowan Rose McGowan

Breathy! So breathy! If it weren't for sighing and rolling eyes, what else would she have left to act with?!?!

Definitely up there with the worst (using the word actor very loosely) actors of all time. How she got past auditions I'll never know. Obviously a case of "who you know not what you know" when it comes to this lack of talent.

I wouldn't watch anything with her in, awful, awful actor.

Come on, she was really good in the " Charmed " episodes. If she was so bad in acting how can you explain the succes of that serie on T.V.?

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38 David Caruso

Sunglasses on, sunglasses off, sunglasses on, sunglasses off, vomit on my shirt. - Ravergirl

He's a total disaster. I hate CSI and it's mostly cause of him. How can they cast the guy?!

Someone on SFGate brilliantly commented that his is a variation on the William Shatner method of acting.

He is why I stopped watching CSI.

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39 Larry the Cable Guy Larry the Cable Guy Daniel Lawrence Whitney, known professionally by his stage name Larry the Cable Guy, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, former radio personality and comedian.

CAN you BEAT THIS? THIS STUFF SHOULD BE #1

I only saw him in 1 movie called Larry the cable guy. He is so rarely seen in movies you can't even call a actor!

He looks like a talking elephant.

His vulgariy has surpassed acceptable limits.

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40 Hulk Hogan Hulk Hogan Terry Gene Bollea, better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur and rock bassist.

HE has to go down as the worst actor on this list. The fact that he thinks he's good and that acting is easy only magnifies my contempt for the guy.

A buffoon who somehow got famous despite being horrible as a wrestler and worse as an actor.

Bad in Suburban Commando, Mr. Nanny, No Holds Barred, and the worst one Santa With Muscles.

Hulk to me used to be good until he used that racial slur. - SailorSedna

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