Are you a glass-half-full person or a glass-half-empty person? Got it. Well, we don't even see the glass. Ha, ha.

In our current world, it's real easy to be glass-half-empty with all the bad news and general nonsense we endure on daily basis. Like, it's real hard to see it any other way sometimes, given how much we're all bombarded with it.

But don't get down on yourself for getting down on stuff - it turns out the same thing happens in Hollywood, where big stars sometimes expect to just bomb hard, despite all the money lavished on them and craft services. Those gold-lined chafing dishes cost real money.

So yeah, some of the biggest hits out there succeeded brilliantly despite the actors who starred in them taking the view before the movie's release that they should just flush the toilet and move on. Here are 15 examples of that very thing, for your edification and entertainment.

20th Century Fox thought James Cameron was due for a dud. They chalked up Titanic's surprising success to the fact that it was about a historical event, and featured a very sexy, very human love story. The fact that Avatar was a complete fantasy about hot aliens having hair

Source: NBC

Richard Dreyfuss thought that Jaws was going to tank. CRACKED COM The cast and crew were worried about getting the plug pulled all throughout production, due to budget and scheduling issues. But Dreyfuss was one of the few who wasn't won over by the final product: Everyone had thought they had

Source: HuffPost

Liam Neeson figured Taken would go straight to video. CRACKED COM Neeson thought he was aging out of action star roles when Taken was offered to him. He signed up for the ridiculous plot of man punches half of Europe to find his daughter just to feel like a badass for

Source: GQ

Keira Knightley was ashamed of Pirates of the Caribbean. CRACKED COM Knightley didn't tell any of her friends she was working on the first film, and said she fully expected it was going to be total sh*t.

Source: Variety

Jon Heder thought Napoleon Dynamite would be lucky to see a festival. The cast loved the script sO much, they were okay with the film (ostensibly) being immediately ignored by the moviegoing public. Heder said he thought it might make a festival somewhere, but never, in my wildest dreams,

Source: HuffPost

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