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19 Actors Who Totally Nailed Their Roles In The Movies

Many performers are apprehensive about being tied to a single role. But if an actor or actress has the skill and charm to effectively represent many personas on film, even the best movie plot and most inventive makeup will fall short. We consider the protagonists of our essay to be transformational gurus. It was challenging for us to select only three of their responsibilities. Mention any further films that featured these excellent actors in the comments.

Some people are thought of as romantic actors. However, occasionally actors are able to buck the trend and do something fresh. They frequently play notable parts. Look at this collection of “serious” performers that delivered hilarious performances.

1. Vivien Leigh

Source: Gone with the Wind, Caesar and Cleopatra, © Ship of Fools

From a tease and an heiress of a wealthy fam who has to work through the anguish of the Civil War to The Egyptian queen then plays a middle-aged rich woman in Ship of Fools (1965)

2. Frances McDormand

Source: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Relativity Media, Blueprint Pictures

A brave police officer to Linda Litzke, a fitness club manager in Burn After Reading (2008)  then in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) she gave life to Mildred Hayes, a miserable mother who lost her daughter

3. Catherine O’Hara

Source: 20th Century Studios, Shangri-La Entertainment, CBC

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) – For Your Consideration (2006) – Schitt’s Creek (2015–2020)

4. Stanley Tucci

Source: Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, Walt Disney Pictures

Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)  – Beauty and the Beast (2017)

5. Renée Zellweger

Source: Killer Films, Focus Features, Artemis Rising Foundation

Jerry Maguire (1996) — Cold Mountain (2003) — Judy (2019)

6. Milla Jovovich

Source: Gaumont, Gaumont, Nostromo Pictures

The Fifth Element (1997) — Joan of Arc (1999) — Paradise Hills (2019)

7. Julianne Moore

Source: Killer Films,  Focus Features, Artemis Rising Foundation

Safe (1995) — Far from Heaven (2002) — The Glorias (2020)

8. Sarah Jessica Parker

Source: Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Warner Bros.

Hocus Pocus (1993) — Ed Wood (1994) – Mars Attacks! (1996)

9. Kathy Bates

Source: Castle Rock Entertainment, 20th Century Studios, FX Network

Misery (1990) – Titanic (1997) – American Horror Story (2011–2022)

10. Anne Hathaway

Source: HanWay Films, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros.

Becoming Jane (2007) — Les Misérables (2012) — The Witches (2020)

11. Geoffrey Rush

Source: Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures, FilmNation Entertainment

Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) – Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) – The King’s Speech (2010)

12. Sharon Stone

Source: Carolco Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, 20th Television

Total Recall (1990) – Last Dance (1996) – Ratched (2020)

13. Matt Damon

Source: Miramax, Scott Free Productions, 20th Century Studios

A humorous crook, to the astronaut, then the Knight Jean de Carrouges.

14. Jennifer Jason Leigh

Source: Castle Rock Entertainment, Castelao Producciones S.A., FilmColony

From a New York reporter to prisoner Daisy Domergue

15. Rami Malek

Source: 20th Century Studios, Gamechanger Films, 20th Century Studios

From The Egyptian pharaoh, Ahkmenrah in Night at the Museum to a former guard, Jonás Cueyatl, then the frontman of Queen.

16. Carrie-Anne Moss

Source: Warner Bros., Lionsgate, Davis-Films

From a hacker and officer of the hovercraft, Nebuchadnezzar then a housewife, Helen Robinson comes across a zombie, and finally the high priestess of the sacred cult, the Order

17. Matthew McConaughey

Source: Voltage Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Iconoclast

From an unhealthy Texas cowboy in Dallas Buyers Club to a farmer, widowed engineer, and former pilot then, in The Beach Bum play a weird poet, Moondog

18. Eva Green

Source: 20th Century Fox, Antena 3 Films, Warner Bros.

From Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem in the Kingdom of Heaven to a weird teacher in Cracks then a envious witch in Dark Shadows (2012)

19. Cate Blanchett

Source: Walt Disney Pictures, Netflix

 From a wicked stepmother in Cinderella to the Asgardian goddess of death in Thor: Ragnarok, then a charming TV presenter in  Don’t Look Up (2021)

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