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What 10 Movie Scenes Would Look Like If Actors Recreated Their Iconic Characters Today

If it is said that good scriptwriting, directing, cinematography, and special effects will contribute heavily to the visual experience of the audience, then the professional actors will contribute to the emotion of the entire film. Therefore, nothing can save a movie from falling into obscurity if it doesn’t have a stellar cast with magical chemistry. Do you know that many of the most iconic movies of all time nearly turned out very differently from the versions we know and love? Well, fortunately, it didn’t happen.

When we think of a well-known film with a cult following, we don’t picture anyone other than the chosen actors, not even the same actor at a different age, playing those iconic roles. However, if the performers could go across time to recreate their most recognizable roles, that would be intriguing! So today we’re going to take the current cast list and digitally edit them into some iconic scenes from the past. Curious to know who they are? Keep reading for more details!

#1 Claire Danes and Leonardo DiCaprio in Romeo + Juliet

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#2 Alexa PenaVega and Daryl Sabara in Spy Kids

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#3 Elijah Wood in The Lord of the Rings

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#4 Lindsay Lohan as the pair of twins in The Parent Trap

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#5 Russell Crowe in Gladiator

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#6 Anne Hathaway in The Princess Diaries


#7 Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant in Notting Hill

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#8 Jim Carrey in The Truman Show

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#9 Anjelica Huston in The Addams Family

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#10 Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in Twilight

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