19 Movies That Are Ruined By The Actor Playing The Lead

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Most movies have at least one cringeworthy performance that most of us are willing to overlook. But what happens when it's the actor playing the main character who is the problem? We asked our readers to call out the most scenery-chewingly awful performances by actors in a leading role.

The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

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X-MEN While her portrayal of Storm got somewhat betterin sequels, in the first film in the X-MEN franchise Halle Berry's acting was emotionless. And s

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CUBE Maurice Dean Wint's performance as Quentin is so outlandish that it borders on comedic. His explosive outbursts take an otherwise terrifying prem

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Glory Why would they get the meekest actor in Hollywood to play a valiant soldier? Matthew Broderick dampens an otherwise stirring war epic.

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Entry by Ashebox

Kingsman: The Secret Service could have been a great action movie, if it wasn't for one thing: Samuel L. Jackson's FAKE LISP! Whether for comedic effe

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Entry by PollyDarton

CLERKS CRACKEDCO COM Quick STOP GROCERIES Kevin Smith's slacker masterpiece is one of the best indie movies ever made, but has one major flaw... Brian

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Entry by TopTenMe

Gacy Winona Anthony Kean OLDMAN Draeule RYDER HOPKINS REEVES BRAM STOKER BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA WAS DIRECTED BY FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA BEST KNOWN FOR THE

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Entry by Mihailocukk

SHANGHAI NOON Owen Wilson acts like a confused Westworld tourist. He has no chemistry with the charismatic Jackie Chan. His performance ruins the chan

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Entry by kiwijesus

SNOW HITE THE HUNTSMAN COULD'VE BEEN A DECENT FANTASY MOVIE IF IT WEREN'T FOR KRISTEN STEWART SHE'S JUST TOO EMOTIONLESS TO BE CONVINCING AS NAIVE PRI

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Entry by BuffaloGreg

Johnny Depp really tried to capture the eene Of Gonzo journalist Hunter So Thompson. But despite a primo supporting cast. his performance amounted to

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CRACKED COM THE AFT This story of four teenage witches could have been a classic, if not for Robin Tunney's performance as Sarah, who lacks any outwar

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Entry by Mihailocukk

THE GREATEST LEGEND EVER, BUT: BAD BLONDE HAIRCUT BAD IRISH ACCENTT BAD COLIN FARRELL PERFORMANCE BAD ANDER

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CRACKED.COM DEATHWISH A vengeance story of a vigilante's quest to avenge his murdered wife and comatose daughter. But Bruce Willis playing a surgeon,

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CRACKEDGO TROY It had so much going for it but Brad Pitt's performance is more wooden than the Trojan Horse and the whole movie suffers because of it.

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CRACKED.COM TERMINATR G E S Jai Courtney's version of Kyle Reese was a typical action star tough guy. The departure from the Kyle Reese of The Termina

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Entry by Mihailocukk

MICHAEL GAMBON RUINED DUMBLEDORE AND WITH HIM THE BEST PARTS OF Harry otter PART 5 AND 6. HIS PORTRAYAL WAS AGGRESSIVE, IMPULSIVE AND INACCURATE. S im

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Entry by fuzzydan

In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Jamie Foxx plays Electro (one of Spidey's most- powerful villians) as a goofball loser and at the same time a terrifying

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Entry by Kevin King

19 Movies That Are Ruined By The Actor Playing The Lead

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

TERMINATOR 2 JUDGMENT DAY is a classic action film, no doubt about it. However, it's difficult to ignore Edward furlong's stilted line delivery and co