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Actors Whose Careers Were Ruined By One Role

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If you're new, Subscribe! → http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Looper Watch more actors whose careers were almost ruined by one role here → https://youtu.be/PnedfkujlDQ Everyone makes mistakes—and that includes everyone who employs an army of agents, managers and publicists just to avoid those mistakes. But when you're an A-list actor, your slip-ups are captured on film, projected six stories high, and immortalized for criticism. All it takes is one box office bomb to blow up a star's reputation. Here are some actors whose careers were ruined by just one role... Sean Connery in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen | 0:27 Halle Berry in Catwoman | 1:05 Cuba Gooding Jr. in Boat Trip | 1:37 Neve Campbell in Wild Things | 2:39 Topher Grace in Spider-Man 3 | 3:30 Elizabeth Berkley in Showgirls | 4:27 Kevin Costner in Waterworld | 5:34 Read more here → http://www.looper.com/16492/actors-ruined-one-bad-movie/ Website → http://www.looper.com/ Like us → https://facebook.com/loopermoviestv/ Follow us → https://twitter.com/looper Instagram → https://instagram.com/looperhq/ Vine → https://vine.co/looperhq Looper is the go-to source for the movies, TV shows and video games we all love. We're addicted to all things superhero and Star Wars, but we're not afraid to binge watch some reality TV when the mood strikes. Whether it's revealing Easter eggs and secrets hidden in your favorite films, exposing movie mistakes, highlighting the best deleted scenes, or uncovering the truth about reality TV's strangest stars, Looper has endless entertainment for the discerning YouTube viewer.
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sigma six (2 days ago)
I loved all those movies this is bullsh**
Voldebutt (7 days ago)
So.....Mike Myers in Love Guru anyone?
Francis Kudrow (8 days ago)
I thought Wild Things was fairly successful.
Richard Thames (13 days ago)
Yeah Waterworld was the shit Kevin Costner's the man y'all are crazy
Florida Maddogg (14 days ago)
I actually liked Water World. They like to pick on Showgirls, but what guy doesn't like to watch the movie and Elizabeth Berkeley, at least to me, is very good looking.
Russell Henry (16 days ago)
I doubt Kevin Costner nor Sean Connery could give two shits about this list lol. The guys are bonafide movie stars through and through. These lists are just some (young) persons ridiculous, uninformed opinion..there’s nothing to it at all..
Sue b (19 days ago)
Liz Berkely was in NYPD Blue and did nice work. Maybe she is better on the small screen.
onlyarno (19 days ago)
wtf? Kevin Costner is still a big name.
Ramon Melendez (19 days ago)
Waterworld is one of the best movies ever!!! That people didn’t get it is up to them, but that movie Rocked! This movie and Patrick Swayze’s roadhouse will go down in history as bad movies, but in reality they are the best things to come out of Hollywood ever!!!
Gaz B 007 (27 days ago)
So let me get this straight... You can star in amazing movies for years and years (Let's say K.Costner like in this video) and be an acting icon. Then, because of one film u star in later on isn't as good then your careers over? Hollywood... What a joke!
Anthony Lewis (27 days ago)
Connery deserved a better swansong!.
Tiana Tampico (27 days ago)
I always respected that Halle for recieving her Razzie in person. She never wanted to do Catwoman BTW.
Axel Taubert (28 days ago)
Really ? Grace was really Good as Venom , because this is the real Personafication of Eddie Brock a broken Man that loves too become Venom . Spicy commentary`s and the real backround story from Venom was show`n in Spiderman 3 . Ok i admit i see a lot of Erick Forman in Grace in this Movie but still great Work as a Actor and Comic Lover
Eagle Eye (29 days ago)
I liked spiderman 3!
Terry Boyd (29 days ago)
Boat trip was funny as Hell ... it just came out in the wrong time
Dizzy The Great (29 days ago)
In all honesty, Spider Man 3 wasn't anywhere near as bad as people make it out to be.
Jamie Hunter (1 month ago)
I loved Topher Grace as Venom!!
Dee Macdonald (1 month ago)
How was "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" a flop? I have never seen Sean C. flop...:/
Young Page (1 month ago)
Show girls was a great movie🤬
Audrey 404 not found (1 month ago)
Kevin Costner made a very nice comeback in 2018 with Yelllowstone. It's a tv show, not a movie. I like it a lot.
Random dude on the internet (1 month ago)
Sex , sex that’s all you don’t think about .
Random dude on the internet (1 month ago)
Never sexual
Random dude on the internet (1 month ago)
You do think about it
Thor Butnotcomplaining (1 month ago)
Was Elizabeth Berkley that bad? I'm sorry, but I can't see passed how insanely gorgeous she is to be able to tell lol.
7777Scion (1 month ago)
It's a myth that "Waterworld" was unsuccessful. Worldwide, it brought in a TON of cash. It was not a blockbuster in America, but did 'ok.' But the media hype that it was a failure is completely inaccurate. It's not my fave film by a damn longshot. But it made boucoup dough.
Search Seven (1 month ago)
The city set on Waterworld burned into the water. They lost something like a hundred million in one fire. Then it got panned by critics.
Drayson Roberts (1 month ago)
Men between the ages of 19 and 28 are the public target in Hollywood for making the most money. So when stars reach 30 years of age, they're not hired any longer because actors who aren't young any longer don't appeal to young men. It has nothing to do with the movies they've made and how bad they were.
discordant dancers (1 month ago)
topher was perfect in spiderman
SaiF Habibi (1 month ago)
Waterworld is good because the history of the earth and its nature with it’s power.. he was the best actor for that film.
tricks (1 month ago)
boat trip was kinda funny tho
Han Carl (1 month ago)
Topher Grace best role is Eric Foreman
bheast86 (1 month ago)
In most of these bad roles, the actors were actually pretty good - Berry & Berkeley were obviously a lot too subtle for many critics, including the unreliable Razzies. But what about actors whose careers weren't ruined by roles when they should have been? Adam Sandler, Will Ferrell, Chris Tucker, Sasha Baron Cohen in quite a lot?
Tia Michael (1 month ago)
However Cuba did do a good job as playing OJ in the people vs OJ Simpson.
MILAN MEDIA (1 month ago)
Sounds like you have a blocked nose :)
B. Osmon (1 month ago)
Pfff a lot of things were ruined by Wild Things..but mostly just socks n hand towels n shit like that 😁
S. Smith (1 month ago)
the Connery bit is BS. And the League was a good movie, except for the "Tom Sawyer" character. I mean...c'mon...
Knuckles x Sonia (1 month ago)
X men destroy a lot of good actors like Anna Pakin, Patrick Stewart, Ian Mckellenn and others.
Knuckles x Sonia (1 month ago)
The dogs eats Cuba.
satmtcak (1 month ago)
I loved league of extraordinary gentlemen and waterworks seriously wtf and personally catwoman was hot and also Venom in Spider-Man 3 was badass Parker was definitely the worst in that movie.
Woodworking and Epoxy (1 month ago)
um....neve campbell has been in a lot more than just that lol
OXNARD 805 (1 month ago)
Wtf water world was freaking great!
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MercuryHeart (1 month ago)
I'm glad they didn't recast Topher Grace on 2018s Venom
M (1 month ago)
Macaulay Culkin, Hayden Christensen and Edward Furlong should get honorable mentions although I do think Furlong is a good actor.
Bryttin Christensen (1 month ago)
Wild Things was everything. GTFO.
Blank Blank (1 month ago)
Water world was a great movie
sickby85 (1 month ago)
Yes yes YES! Goddamm mo**fu**ing YES! There's only one film with Sean Connery I hate, and this is The League of Extra Bordinary Gentlemen
MadMax382 (1 month ago)
Connery started losing his memory, believed to be from the first stages of Alzheimer's soon after. His career had previously been harmed by his appearance in the so-bad-it-was-unwatchable Avengers, with Ralph Fiennes and Uma Thurton, both of whose careers also took a hit, Fiennes' fatally in Hollywood.
Mar Bet (1 month ago)
Disagree fo Kevin Kostnet. Waterworld is not a good movie, but what does it matters a movie in a so bright career?
Halle berry. Sounds like a poisonous fruit.
chris mac (1 month ago)
"Waterworld" starring Kevin Costner did eventually recoup its huge production costs, taking worldwide TV broadcast sales into account and home video sales it actually made a healthy profit overall, so it is not quite the financial bomb it is made out to be, it was not the box office smash the studio had hoped for.....but it made good money over time.
reba anderson (1 month ago)
where do you people get your information? I would bet that most of it is made up just to make this video...
reba anderson (1 month ago)
Sean Connery retired from films. I heard him say it in an interview...
Syte Jackson (1 month ago)
Venom did not deserve that horrible representation....Thank you Tom Hardy for the new Venom
aramincic96 (1 month ago)
Peter Parker walking on the street was the BEST part of Spiderman 3
Josiah Perea (1 month ago)
aramincic96 ikr
Barbara Jones (1 month ago)
Fun Videos (2 months ago)
Never.... Skyscraper movie just ticketed over +$300 Million Big ones, I think she did good for a come back huh? lol
ray lamar (2 months ago)
Waterworld was great.
Regia Hassan (2 months ago)
Barry Mitchell (2 months ago)
Warter world was an awesome film
Giorgos Gkanidis (2 months ago)
not for Kevin Costner
Racer X (2 months ago)
I don't agree with some of these on the list, but ehhh, it's Looper.....I forgive ya
Kaynnysha Blake (2 months ago)
Cuba gooding jr.? Really? Daddy day care and Norbit were great
John Coleman (2 months ago)
Topher grace has always been a shit actor
Austin Bilbro (2 months ago)
Radio is a great movie
John Selden (2 months ago)
I don't think Kevin Costner was ruined by any means. I think he just got older.
Erik Orozco (2 months ago)
I like topher Grace , but casting him as venom was akin to mr. Bean playing superman.
AtotehZ (2 months ago)
Sean Connery was ending his career after "The League.." afaik. He didn't like the movie himself, but it wasn't what ended it, he was just old. Halle Berry has had many good roles since Catwoman. Actors aren't all DiCaprio who manages to have hit after hit. Halle Berry didn't have more hits before Catwoman either. I agree Waterworld was catastrophic for Kevin Costner, but I don't think it was an entirely uninteresting movie. It got more flak than it deserved. Can't say too much about the rest, I'm pretty sure Elizabeth Berkley never had the chops for the big screen. She seemed like a bad actor willing to compromise by showing skin.
Diego Salazar (2 months ago)
Kevin Costner should not be here plus water world is a movie that you can watch possibly a 3rd time
Ari Marina (2 months ago)
Ok but...how are these types of videos even made? Does someone just write down a list of movies and actors that they "kinda" don't like and then boom, "TOP 10 ACTORS WHO RUINED THEIR CAREERS!"
Tim W (2 months ago)
Sandra Pope (2 months ago)
He was offered to be Gandalf in LoTR but did not it as he could not understand the books or script
Jose Cano (2 months ago)
Yo you guys can suck it!! Water world was awesome
trancecod (2 months ago)
this list sucks almost as every youtube list I watched.
deogunz (2 months ago)
waterworld wasnt bad
katrin P (2 months ago)
My spidey senses are tingling *if you know what I'm saying* 😏
Jesse Lansdown (2 months ago)
Leeeeaaavveee Waterworld alooonnneee
Jesse Lansdown (2 months ago)
I'm sorry but League was fucking amazing and everyone loved Catwoman.
Jarin Xeno (2 months ago)
I thought it weird and disappointing that Neve Campbell didn't go nude in Wild Things. Then years latter she did go nude in I Really Hate My Job and it all made sense. It wasn't that she didn't want to go nude in Wild Things it was just that the director knew no one was going to want to see that train wreck.
Joe Spitzer (2 months ago)
Adam O'Shea (2 months ago)
It bloody frigging ridiculous that proven talent should undermined by a few flops. I like some of those people.
PreemoJerry (2 months ago)
boat trip was so damn funny I love that movie
M Raffa (2 months ago)
Kevin Costner?! Lol seriously?
Stephen Deinema (2 months ago)
League of extraordinary gentlemen was an awesome movie wtf. And I love waterworld, that's an awesome movie
Jane Fonda (2 months ago)
It seems like as best as I remember Kevin Costner's career started to go downhill with the movie "A Perfect World."
go Coyle (2 months ago)
I like wild things
go Coyle (2 months ago)
Norbit, common sense says avoid
Clair bear the Pekingese (2 months ago)
Radio is an amazing movie...
Rap Tap Tap (2 months ago)
Jamal Vargas (2 months ago)
Dimitri Lucy all eyes on me
Mark Smith (2 months ago)
Spiderman 3 greatest movie of the 00's
Tommy Daly (2 months ago)
Wild Things wasnt a bad film 64% on RT, but it did hurt Campbell's career, "League" wasn't a bad film, and absolutely did nothing to tarnish Connery's 60 year career, Waterworld did hurt Costner, ALOT, look where he was and what he did afterwards...
Willie Beal (2 months ago)
It fucking was a bad film
FirebirdCamaro1220 (2 months ago)
I'm surprised they didn't choose Finding Forrester for Connery, the "You're The Man Now Dog" scene at the end is so cringeworthy it became it's own internet meme
Mason Hawks (2 months ago)
Sean Connery intended extraordinary gentleman to be his swan song, that's why he asked for 16 million up front and cut of the box office.
Alex Crowder (2 months ago)
Its a bit ironic to call "man of steel" a blockbuster, considering its probably too new to have ever been in an actual blockbuster store.
Shaun Pearson (2 months ago)
Showgirls is heavily satirical and tongue-in-cheek like Verhoeven's other films and it's also hilarious.
Nazir Worth (2 months ago)
Spiderman3 was the shit
Dane Youssef (2 months ago)
Grace's career was NOT ruined by him playing Venom. Dear God, just the opposite exactly.
Elle K (2 months ago)
You're fired! (3 months ago)
Sean Connery, how dare you.
Kelly Brown (3 months ago)
God, what a HORRIBLE low class accent! What IS an "erotic FRILLER"?
CRASHMAGNET (3 months ago)
Snow Dogs is actually a good movie for the subject matter.
Jeff Ayers (3 months ago)
Brendan Fraser and Nicholas Cage i thought would surely be on this list