Have you ever sat down to watch a movie or TV show and just thought, “Something’s not right here”? The plot seems fine, the script is good, it’s well-produced, but for some reason you just aren’t into it. You just can’t shake this feeling and you aren’t buying whatever the show or film is trying to sell you. 

Usually this is because the wrong actor was cast for a major role. It’s not that the actor isn’t talented or bad. They’re just wrong, and that wrongness bleeds into all the other parts of what you’re trying to enjoy. If that one role would have gone to someone else, it would have changed everything.

We asked some Cracked readers to provide us with their best examples of roles that were filled in by the wrong actor and, boy, you all didn’t disappoint. Here are some of the top ones we’ve received. So don't just sit there…get scrolling!

Entry by Vincent Pall

1988's Rain Man saw Dustin Hoffman cast in the titular role. But even his overrated oscar-winning performance doesn't overcome the fact that he is vis

Entry by Kevin King

MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN Robert De Niro's face is so recognizable (even with the makeup) that it's hard to believe him as the iconic movie monster.

Entry by Ashebox

CRACKEDcO Vince Vaughn's portrayal of Norman Bates in the remake of Psycho was the opposite of that of a creepy murderer. Instead he looks like he is

Entry by 1809139

LA LA LAND is a homage to the golden age of Hollywood musicals. Too bad Emma Stone isn't a notable singer or dancer. CRACKED.COM

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