There are lots of reasons a highly-anticipated performance might end up on the cutting room floor. Sometimes test audiences just don't get what the director was going for. Sometimes the actor is simply too famous for the role. And sometimes your big ol' cameo turns out to be a big ol' sex pest right before your big ol' premiere.

Here are a few times A-listers had to be lopped out of the film:

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

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17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

17 Weird Performances And Bizarro Characters They Left On The Cutting Room Floor

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