26 Miscast Actors

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You know that feeling when you're watching a movie or show, and something about it just rings hollow? The story is fine, the script is fine, it's a stellar cast, and yet somehow you're just not buying it? It's usually because a major role has the wrong actor in it. It's not that the person can't act. They were just dead-wrong for the role, and it shows.

We asked our readers to show us their best examples of roles that would have rocked, if they'd just been played by a different actor. The winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

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Andrew Garfield was completely wrong for the role of Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man. Garfield is way too cool, handsome and naturally charming

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Christian Bale was a decent Batman, but a bad Bruce Wayne, Bale has a very intense acting style, and that translated well into playing Batman. However

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one tree hill At the beginning of the series, Lucas Scott is a shy, unpopular outsider who is unnoticed and unattractive to school girls. So the serie

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Entry by Sonny Time

CRACKEDGOR COM X-MEN Jennifer Lawrence doesn't sound like a strong character. Whenever she gives a pep talk or tries to sound powerful, she comes acro

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Entry by rs1

John Malkovich oozes cunning and intelligence so it was hard to believe him as the guileless, mentally chal- lenged Lennie in 1992's Of Mice and Men.

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Entry by munagam07

Stephen King's Carrie CRACKED COM White is the epitome of a teen loser, easy target practice for bullies. Chloe Grace Moretz is far too Charming to pl

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Entry by PookieJones

Arthur Conan Doyle's description of Sherlock Holmes included: A HAWK-LIKE NOSE TALL LEAN How did it make sense to cast Robert Downey Jr.? BULBOUS NOSE

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Entry by rs1

Guy Pearce was cast as Peter Weyland in 2012's Prometheus. Too young for the part, he wore old age makeup which made him look like the victim of a hor

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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

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LONGEST THE YARD 8 Paul Crewe is a rugged and troubled ex-NFL player and SO they cast.... .Adam Sandler. A dumpy goofball who can't act. They should'v

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Entry by Kalli

H o PIGRIM THE ORLD Michael Cera may look like the titular hero of Bryan Lee OMalley's novels, but a flaming sword does not a badass make. He's certai

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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.

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Entry by JarOCats

DANIEL RADCLIFFE just isn't creepy enough to be convincing as a murderous rapist- especially one who morphs into a demon, complete with

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Entry by rs1

CRACKEDco COM Jake Gyllenhaal is talented a actor. But as the Prince of Persia he just looked goofy.

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Orlando Bloom looks way too pretty and delicate to be portraying Balian in Kingdom of Heaven, who is supposed to be an intense character who takes no

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED.COM SPIOER-AN3 Venom aka Eddie Brock is well- known for being brutal in the comic books... ...so it makes zero sense to see him portrayed by t

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Moaning Myrtle (Shirley Henderson), the ghost of a teenager in the Harry Potter series looks and sounds at least 30 years old. Last we checked, ghosts

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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

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Entry by JarOCats

TERMNATTOR SALMVATION IN STARK CONTRAST TO EDWARD FURLONG, WHO PORTRAYED THE YOUNG JOHN CONNOR WITH DEPTH AND PATHOS, CHRISTIAN BALE PLAYS THE GROWN-U

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Entry by Kevin King

Instead of being mischievous, Mike Myers plays The Cat in the Hat as someone who is annoying and unpleasant. Universal Studios Spewing pop culture ref

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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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Entry by Giovenna

AVATAR SAM WORTHINGTON as Jake Sully Even if we set his terrible American accent aside... His character has more charisma and facial expression only w

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

TTE CRACKEDCO FUNTSTOMES Rosie O'Donnell, an actress known for playing loud characters, was chosen to portray the mild- mannered Betty. Unsurprisingly

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INDR JOMES and the LAST CRUSADE Sean Connery looks too young to be Harrison Ford's dad and it makes no sense that they both have entirely different ac

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HENRY CAVILL ISN'T LIKABLE ENOUGH TO BE A GOOD SUPERMAN Whenever there are scenes where he's supposed to be charming and inspiring, it just feels weir

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Entry by Hildifons

The new Star 5TAR TREK INTO Trek films put DARKIESS some effort casting people that kind of look, act and sound like the original actors. Except for B