19 Actors Who Totally Nailed Their Irreplaceable Roles

When we talk about the success of a movie, it is an omission unless we talk about the actors and actresses who gave life to the characters. Whether the movie comes to fruition to not depends on the main character because they play an indispensable role in leaving an impression on the audience, followed by gaining reactions from viewers and critics.
This post will name several characters who totally nailed their roles, which even made their name. They are the people whose acting captivated you or terrified you. The list includes Kathy Bates as Annie Wilkes in Misery, Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter, and Glenn Howerton as Dennis Reynolds. Below are 19 actors who totally nailed their roles that are irreplaceable.

1. "Stanley Tucci in The Lovely Bones. It took me forever to get that creepy-ass character out of my head whenever I saw him."

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2. "Kathy Bates in Misery."

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3. "Sam Rockwell in most of his roles. To me as a kid, he was the most convincing character in The Green Mile — and Tom Hanks was the lead in that movie."

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4. "Glenn Howerton as Dennis Reynolds."

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5. "Giancarlo Esposito as Gus in Breaking Bad. He was brilliantly evil."

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6. "Bryan Cranston as Walter White. Also, the guy (Raymond Cruz) that played Tuco."

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7. "Malcolm McDowell in A Clockwork Orange. I can’t even look at the guy."

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8. "Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter."

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9. "Javier Bardem as Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men."

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10. "John Goodman in 10 Cloverfield Lane."

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11. "Joaquin Phoenix in Gladiator. I couldn't watch him in another movie for years, because I hated his character so freaking much."

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12. "Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler."

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13. "Catherine O’Hara in Schitt’s Creek. I have no idea how she managed to make everything consistently over the top and yet still not turn her character into a despicable self-parody (of a parody of a spoiled millionaire wife)."

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14. "Ralph Fiennes in Schindler’s List terrified me."

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15. "John Lithgow in that one season of Dexter. I can’t look at him the same anymore."

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16. "Matthew Lillard as Shaggy."

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17. "The pedophile dude in Prison Break."

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18. "Jon Heder cannot undo Napoleon Dynamite."

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19. And finally: "Christian Bale from American Psycho."

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