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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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M (9 hours ago)
Macaulay Culkin, Hayden Christensen and Edward Furlong should get honorable mentions although I do think Furlong is a good actor.
Bryttin Christensen (17 hours ago)
Wild Things was everything. GTFO.
Blank Blank (1 day ago)
Water world was a great movie
sickby85 (1 day 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 (3 days 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 (4 days ago)
Disagree fo Kevin Kostnet. Waterworld is not a good movie, but what does it matters a movie in a so bright career?
JACK THE DRAGON O KEEFFE (4 days ago)
Halle berry. Sounds like a poisonous fruit.
chris mac (4 days 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 (5 days 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 (5 days ago)
Sean Connery retired from films. I heard him say it in an interview...
Syte Jackson (7 days ago)
Venom did not deserve that horrible representation....Thank you Tom Hardy for the new Venom
aramincic96 (8 days ago)
Peter Parker walking on the street was the BEST part of Spiderman 3
Barbara Jones (8 days ago)
I TOTALLY DISAGREE! SHAME ON YOU PEOPLE!
Fun Videos (9 days ago)
Never.... Skyscraper movie just ticketed over +$300 Million Big ones, I think she did good for a come back huh? lol
ray lamar (9 days ago)
Waterworld was great.
Regia Hassan (11 days ago)
Waterworld
Barry Mitchell (13 days ago)
Warter world was an awesome film
Giorgos Gkanidis (11 days ago)
not for Kevin Costner
Racer X (15 days ago)
I don't agree with some of these on the list, but ehhh, it's Looper.....I forgive ya
Kaynnysha Blake (15 days ago)
Cuba gooding jr.? Really? Daddy day care and Norbit were great
John Coleman (17 days ago)
Topher grace has always been a shit actor
Austin Bilbro (19 days ago)
Radio is a great movie
John Selden (21 days ago)
I don't think Kevin Costner was ruined by any means. I think he just got older.
Erik Orozco (22 days ago)
I like topher Grace , but casting him as venom was akin to mr. Bean playing superman.
AtotehZ (22 days 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 (22 days ago)
Kevin Costner should not be here plus water world is a movie that you can watch possibly a 3rd time
Ari Marina (23 days 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 (23 days ago)
Stupid.
Sandra Pope (24 days ago)
He was offered to be Gandalf in LoTR but did not it as he could not understand the books or script
Jose Cano (25 days ago)
Yo you guys can suck it!! Water world was awesome
trancecod (25 days ago)
this list sucks almost as every youtube list I watched.
deogunz (25 days ago)
waterworld wasnt bad
katrin P (25 days ago)
My spidey senses are tingling *if you know what I'm saying* 😏
Jesse Lansdown (26 days ago)
Leeeeaaavveee Waterworld alooonnneee
Jesse Lansdown (26 days ago)
I'm sorry but League was fucking amazing and everyone loved Catwoman.
Jarin Xeno (27 days 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 (28 days ago)
bollocks TOPHER GRACE FOREVER
Adam O'Shea (28 days ago)
It bloody frigging ridiculous that proven talent should undermined by a few flops. I like some of those people.
PreemoJerry (28 days ago)
boat trip was so damn funny I love that movie
M Raffa (29 days ago)
Kevin Costner?! Lol seriously?
Stephen Deinema (29 days ago)
League of extraordinary gentlemen was an awesome movie wtf. And I love waterworld, that's an awesome movie
Jane Fonda (29 days 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 (1 month ago)
I like wild things
go Coyle (1 month ago)
Norbit, common sense says avoid
Clair bear the Pekingese (1 month ago)
Radio is an amazing movie...
Rap Tap Tap (1 month ago)
SNOW DOGS WAS FUCKING GOOD YOU MONSTERS
Jamal Vargas (1 month ago)
Dimitri Lucy all eyes on me
Mark Smith (1 month ago)
Spiderman 3 greatest movie of the 00's
Tommy Daly (1 month 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 (29 days ago)
It fucking was a bad film
FirebirdCamaro1220 (1 month 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 (1 month 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 (1 month 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 (1 month ago)
Showgirls is heavily satirical and tongue-in-cheek like Verhoeven's other films and it's also hilarious.
Nazir Worth (1 month ago)
Spiderman3 was the shit
Dane Youssef (1 month ago)
Grace's career was NOT ruined by him playing Venom. Dear God, just the opposite exactly.
Elle K (1 month ago)
HALEY BARRY IS BACK AND GRET YOU SLUTS
You're fired! (1 month ago)
Sean Connery, how dare you.
Kelly Brown (1 month ago)
God, what a HORRIBLE low class accent! What IS an "erotic FRILLER"?
CRASHMAGNET (1 month ago)
Snow Dogs is actually a good movie for the subject matter.
Jeff Ayers (1 month ago)
Brendan Fraser and Nicholas Cage i thought would surely be on this list
Justin Katsopolis (1 month ago)
I think Radio is so underrated I kinda know how he felt I have autism I really like Radio.
Tiasmile (1 month ago)
Bullshit
Midwest Girl (1 month ago)
Completely disagree with Sean Connery and League of Extraordinary Gentleman being on this list. Good movie and in no way harmed Sean Connery's career. He was great in that movie.
Meng Pant (1 month ago)
this channel is to destroy people, why?
Jason Hall (1 month ago)
Wild Things was an awesome flick, I'm not sure what research Looper is doing
Vladimir Makarov (1 month ago)
A lot of actors whos career's got "ruined" by a certain movie, will be able to pay bills from the royalties of those movie for the rest of their life, so, i consider that a success xD
Bob Bobker (1 month ago)
Dry land is not a myth, I've seen it
Al S (1 month ago)
Waterworld was a great movie though
Maxamillian Marsh (1 month ago)
i enjoyed league and catwoman myself.
Brian Franczak (1 month ago)
Spiderman 3 did to Topher what he did to the character Venom. He was absolute shyt for this movie.
Whitebrowpriest (1 month ago)
That list was on point.
docteree (1 month ago)
spiderman 3 interstellar and alien ..... still ruined? what are you talking about LOL he is now immortal
Diogo Delmar (1 month ago)
Ruined? What a stupid tilte, no career ruined here, stupid click baits.
Matthew adams (1 month ago)
Loved water world and league of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Looper is pretty shity for this video. Quick let's celebrate people's least finest hour. is Looper the YouTube equivalent of the National Enquirer? I don't know but after their video about actors whose careers were ended with a single movie they faded Into Obscurity when it comes to my interest.
Bianca Barnett-Harris (1 month ago)
There are so many people they missed that actually flopped
Random Person (1 month ago)
I would consider Robert Deniro's career more ruined that at lot of these actors. When he started doing stupid comedies like Meet the Fockers and terrible kids movies, I decided that I wasn't interested in anything else he was just mailing it in on. Wesley Snipes ruined his career but that was more to do with off-screen stuff. But, hands down, it has to be Hayden Christensen. His acting, if you can call it that, in Star Wars showed that he is just dreadful.
Brian Daleske (1 month ago)
I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT THE IDEA OF ACTORS CAREERS BEING RUINED BY PLAYING ONE ROLE: An that is I strongly think it is very hard to believe that any actor could ever get ruined after playing just one character role. I truly think that an actor’s popularity would only be really ruined by playing more then one bad role in more then one movie. Plus to add I strongly think that the only way an actor’s career popularity is ruined by only just one movie is if they got hook on intensely addictive drugs, and to add got caught doing those dangerous drugs; You know the ones these three Harrowin, Coccane, and Crystal-Meth.
lycanthropyxxx (1 month ago)
Things in all your videos are presented as absolute facts while the truth is constantly twisted into your own personal opinion ? (Not even sure if this is your opinion cause its also narrated with a static computer voice). This is half work on both ends . Just because some actors never reached there former glory again doesnt mean there careers are ruined . As an actor you also need to have some luck and after a really succesful movie/series it is near impossible to ever reach this level again. Sean Connery and Halle Barry in this list !? Are you serious ? Doesnt take a genious to figure out theyre fine .
Ivan Ivanov (1 month ago)
Boat trip is fucken Hilarious don’t know what you taking about
Angèle N'goan (1 month ago)
I loved la ligue des gentlemens extraordinaire
snazzy Prod (1 month ago)
Topher grace ruined his career by being a dramatic hard to work with actor and that was before Spider-Man 3 was a thing
Dr. Jé (1 month ago)
I liked Catwoman lol
RockLover007 (1 month ago)
Waterworld was bad?? Than why does universal have a life show based off it every other hour for the last 20 years?
Conan Liquid (1 month ago)
What a load of wank! Factually incorrect throughout. Let's hope the researchers, voice over, editor, director and producer of this video go the same way!
Rick Sanchez (1 month ago)
Elizabeth Berkley looked like a heck of a actress. Sad that ended too soon.
Dave Dogge (1 month ago)
Ability Drain narrating!
Manny Flicek (1 month ago)
Draft day was a good movie with Kevin Costner as the lead role
bart van herrewegen (1 month ago)
ehm water world wasn't even that bad :/ and The League wasn't a bad movie either? don't get why those two are even in this list
Hamza Yamin (1 month ago)
Topher Grace did good acting in spiderman 3. Idk why people hating.
Michele Nonya (1 month ago)
Waterworld did not sink Kevin's career and Halley's award was never asked to be returned? Who are you? Where are you getting your information from? Stop trying to manipulatr people's opinion to your dumb ideology.
Michele Nonya (1 month ago)
Huh? I love Waterworld.🌊
Warren G (1 month ago)
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Batman and Robin
Warren G (1 month ago)
Waterworlds a good movie, its just the other stuff after that whats bad
Reefer 420 (1 month ago)
you jumped the gun... for someones career who is supposedly ruined he has been in a shitload of things of as late, also it wasnt his acting that was the problem in spiderman 3 it was direction and writing
Real Dolgopolav Most Senior (1 month ago)
Why can't Brad Pitt find work in Hollywood?
Kapreles Artware (1 month ago)
'Showgirls' is a misunderstood masterpiece.
Heyitsjesus57 (1 month ago)
Topher Grace was recently in a couple of movies, his career isn't ruined
ericsen (1 month ago)
Yes and he is getting good reviews for the new Spike Lee movie.
gatygun (1 month ago)
This random list holy shit what a horse shit. Most of there careers where never even ruined. troll
Leggo My Ego (1 month ago)
It's 2018 and Kevin Costner is the leading man in the best new show of the year, Yellowstone.
Dee McGee (1 month ago)
Kevin Costner? Sean Connery? Halle Berry? Seriously?? They're some of the most acclaimed actors of all time! This video is ridiculous!
Mary Smith (1 month ago)
Well, acclaimed may be too strong a word, Dee McGee. But I agree they have kept on working, except for Sean, who at his age can be forgiven for retiring on his laurels and fat stack. The commentator for this piece is wack. I am not even sure I like the idea of declaring an actor out of commission unless their IMDB shows no activity for at least 4 or 5 years. It's almost like picking on an actor. Or, is it meant to be flattery? Any publicity is good publicity?
Scott Cozart (1 month ago)
Kevin Costner is still one of the best actors in the world.