9 Times Actors Should've Declined These Embarrassing Roles

In the Hollywood industry, desperation may take many forms. Many of the actors we see are eager to break out and establish a name for themselves. Those in the acting industry can fall into two categories: those who are anxious for work and those who are desperate to switch careers. Desperation is hard to define, but it's much more challenging to quantify. An actor's reputation can't be tarnished just because they appear to be Actors, even when they're down and out, have a greater sense of ease than the typical person.
All the actors on this list have done terrible things in the name of art. Let's investigate who might have convinced such brilliant actors to accept such horrible parts. I've compiled a list of 9 famous people who made bad choices by agreeing to play evil roles.

9. Sandra Bullock In "All About Steve"

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Sandra Bullock's 2009 was mixed. She earned a Razzie for her role in All About Steve. Why did Bullock take the role besides being a producer? She had Oscar-worthy possibilities, too. All About Steve was filmed in 2007 and released in 2009. The Lake House and Premonition were Bullock's last big roles. Both movies flopped critically. Julia Roberts turned down The Blind Side, according to the LA Times. After two years, Bullock returns to theaters. The All About Steve actress is not the same one that won for The Blind Side.

8. Sylvester Stallone In "Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot"

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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot isn't Sylvester Stallone's favorite film. Stallone admitted he regretted making the film in an interview. He stated it was "perhaps the worst film in the solar system, including alien films we've never seen." Why did he accept?
Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly convinced Sly to take part by appearing to want it. Stallone, always in competition with Arnold, stole the part. Is it true? Maybe. Stallone's career stalled in 1992. Rocky V ended the franchise poorly, and Oscar bombed. Stallone didn't reject great roles. Maybe Stallone's role in Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot indicates a career low.

7. Robert Patrick In "Double Dragon"

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Robert Patrick admits he first believed in Double Dragon. He's proud of his film performance. But it seems he invested too much in the film's success. In his words, he allowed them dye his hair white "Within the movie, it works. I'm game. I'm always brave." Nope. Nowhere near. Patrick worked hard before Double Dragon. Except for Fire in the Sky, all of his post-Terminator 2 flicks were about the T-1000. This action-comedy part gave him a vacation from Double Dragon. Patrick landed too early.

6. Charlie Sheen In "9/11"

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After his meltdown, Charlie Sheen did many things he probably regrets. He's changed, though. He's trying to revive a profession he threw away. He wanted to resume serious acting. Sheen added, "Younger generations don't remember much of my work before comedy, so they can see another gear. There's so much amazing product out there, I have to believe there's room for me." Sheen's first drama was about 9/11. Sheen is a 9/11 "Truther," and the film accurately describes the attacks. Why would Sheen play a part against his beliefs? Exactly.

5. Mila Kunis In "Moving McAllister"

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In 2005, the creators and writers of That '70s Show were winding down the show, and the cast was attempting other things. Mila Kunis tried to become a full-time actress. It wasn't easy. According to MTV News, moving McAllister, filmed in 2005, wasn't released until 2007. Then it was pulled after two weeks. Between 2004 and 2007, Kunis had multiple flops and difficult films. We can't be sure if desperation influenced her decisions, but casting agents weren't clamoring for her.

4. Paul Rudd In "Gen-Y Cops (Gen-X Cops 2)"

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Gen-X Cops has a sequel, and may surprise you. Rudd was a relative novice to film in 2000, yet he made his debut in 1990, and had many roles. Desperation likely influenced the decision. Rudd filmed in Hong Kong. It didn't go well. We doubt Gen-X Cops II helped him win a role in Wet Hot American Summer.

3. Eva Longoria In "Señorita Justice"

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Eva Longoria was trying to break into movies while on Desperate Housewives. Longoria has a long television career before Desperate Housewives. "It's interesting when people say I'm an overnight sensation when I've been working for ten years," she told Maxim. Choosing Senorita Justice makes sense to know how hard she worked to break through. Longoria didn't know what Desperate Housewives would become, so she took whatever was offered. If that means a crazy action role in a low-budget film, fine.

2. Kate Hudson In "A Little Bit Of Heaven"

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2011 brought Kate Hudson a new fiance (Matt Bellamy), a baby, and two flops. Something Borrowed is typical of her work. A watchable movie with a decent performance. A Little Bit of Heaven from 2011 needs an explanation. Hudson plays a colon cancer patient with three wishes. She dies, but the public gets a clichéd love story. It's odd and demeaning to cancer victims. Hudson needs a little film shoot to be pregnant in peace. We wonder whether, during her career dip, only awful rom-coms were available.

1. Brendan Fraser In "Furry Vengeance"

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Brendan Fraser's best never won over critics. He was rewarded for his shortcomings. Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Inkheart, and The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor were bad films, but performers weren't desperate to watch them. Well-paid, indeed. Fraser's career seemed in trouble once The Mummy ended. His past few films were critical or financial flops. Fraser's GQ interview said the offers dried up. Then he assumed the lead in Furry Vengeance. This is Fraser's biggest mistake, a desperate product.
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