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Date: 09/10/08 11:15 PM

34 Responses to 20 Actors Who Turned Down Important Movie Roles

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
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    September 10, 2008 at 10:43 pm
    Link: 20 Actors Who Turned Down Important Movie Roles - Or: 20 Actors and actresses who are kicking themselves in the ass for not accepting these golden roles they were offered
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    deadskull35 Male 18-29
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    September 10, 2008 at 11:27 pm
    very interesting :D
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    yen223 Male 18-29
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    September 10, 2008 at 11:59 pm
    Most of those actors still seem to be doing quite well...
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    Surfingninja Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 1:14 am
    I`m really glad some of them turned those parts down...but it`s just really funny thinking about dicaprio or will smith as Neo. Funny, but it might have made "the matrix" better. hmm.

    I`m also REALLY glad charlie sheen was in platoon and not keanu. Goddamn would that have been horrible. @_@

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    Sillii Female 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 2:47 am
    I can`t see John Travolta being Forrest Gump. :/ Tom Hanks is hella better.
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    FeeFee Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 3:20 am
    Tom Hanks as Andy in Shawshank? I think he would have done very well, but I honestly can`t picture it. I love that movie and I think the lead actor did a brilliant job.
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    alice_x Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 3:21 am
    why is the text so small D:
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    alice_x Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 3:32 am
    the only one i could see going right in this list, was tom hanks in shawshank redemption.. but hes already in the green mile, which is similar...

    i have a crap imagionation, really..

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    davymid Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2008 at 3:37 am
    ^^ "I can`t see John Travolta being Forrest Gump"

    I could. It`s not like he`d even have to act much.

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    Scotchy Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 3:46 am
    The one they really forgot is that done by Sean connery.

    He turned down the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, he was going to play gandalf.

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    lamegatorade Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 4:17 am
    Another problem with the backwards-posting!

    We need upside-down carats! You can`t respond to the post "below" you by adding ^^^^.

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    davymid Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2008 at 4:33 am
    ^^ "We need upside-down carats! You can`t respond to the post "below" you by adding ^^^^."

    I can.

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    Rat5Rule Female 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 4:37 am
    :D Wicked-cool list! Wow.
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    Ericarox Female 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 4:43 am
    AND JOJO turned down the part for HANNAH MONTANNA. Miley just tried out for hannah montannas BEST FRIEND
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    Ericarox Female 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 4:44 am
    V use a V :)
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    Rat5Rule Female 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 4:52 am
    Omg.. Michelle Pfeiffer and Jodie Foster were originally cast as Thelma and Louise but had to drop out as pre-production dragged on. Imagine how cool that would have been.. :D Fanciable lesbians!!
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    RandyTheFool Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 5:42 am
    I think the movies were hits was partially because the actors that starred in them did a good job.

    Mel Gibson in Gladiator? Denzel Washington in Ray? Tom Hanks in The Shawshank Redemption? These weren`t "shoe-in" roles that any monkey could have done.

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    krembill Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 5:45 am
    I could never see Will Smith as Neo...
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    monsterzero Male 40-49
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    September 11, 2008 at 6:24 am
    Definately one of the better `top` lists.
    I found myself wanting more.
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    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 6:50 am
    I was TOTALLY distracted by the Pop Crunch video at the bottom.

    Seriously, go watch it. It`s hilarious. o-o I found their Youtube and now I can easily stalk them!

    :`D

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    Vagrant86 Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 7:09 am
    people shouldn`t care about this pop culture crap it just keeps retarded people retarded.
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    pussygirl Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 8:06 am
    what about katie holmes in Dark Knight? She must be really pissed with the huuge success of dark knight right now. lol.
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    TruJuggalo Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 8:11 am
    lol will smith as neo would have been funny, even leonardo dicaprio would have been funny, it seems like keanu was a last choice, good list.
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    GothicQueen Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 9:59 am
    I haven`t even seen or heard of half of the movies they listed.
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    BlackiPod Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 10:30 am
    The only one I thought would have been better would be Tom Hanks as Andy in The Shawshank Redemption.

    Also, whoever formated this lists bunched together, small print should be ashamed

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    ItsRobin Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 11:11 am
    Moral of the story: NEVER turn down a role.
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    BigWaFuu Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 11:19 am
    No pictures? Boo.
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    djackson Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 1:50 pm
    Yeah I agree about the Will Smith comment. Who cares that he turned down Phone Booth?
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    Snivellus Female 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 2:38 pm
    Who cares what Wills Smith rejects?
    He is the best paid actor currently... turning down a role wouldn`t make much of a difference to him.
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    swtdreams285 Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 4:04 pm
    "No pictures? Boo."
    My thoughts exactly. ^_^

    But we know these actors (by sight) quite well, perhaps that`s why it`s like that.

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    Negative_One Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2008 at 8:59 pm
    "Keanu Reeves turned down Charlie Sheen’s role in `Platoon`."
    Maybe there is a God?
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    d_katman Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2008 at 9:47 pm
    why dost people cares about the celebrities? we don`t see celebrities on sie film we see sie characters
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    Eichenkatze Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2008 at 10:46 pm
    Oh what?! Will Turned down Neo? DUDE. Will would have MAULED the screen so much better than Reeves as Neo. Thank god DiCaprio didn`t get it though.

    Oh and the video at the bottom. SUCKED.

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    BoredomSux98 Female 18-29
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    September 12, 2008 at 1:53 pm
    geezuz i can`t believe it could have been will smith in the matrix. that`s gonna throw me off for a while. lol.

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