Top 10 Movies That Made An Actor A Household Name
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Before these movies came out, the actors on this list were pretty much unheard of! WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Movies That Made Actors a Household Name! But what will take the top spot on our list? Will it be Harrison Ford, Sylvester Stallone, or Arnold Schwarzenegger? Watch to find out!

#10. “Big” (1988)
#9. “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (2001)
#8. “The Godfather Part II” (1974)
#7. “The Graduate” (1967)
#6. “Good Will Hunting” (1997)
#5. “Risky Business” (1983)
#4. “Dr. No” (1962)
#3, #2, #1 ?

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  1. Sometimes I don’t agree with the order of the lists but this is one of the admittedly numerous times that I’m like, “If that’s # two, then WHAT’S # ON– okay, that’s fine.”

  2. “Daniel Radcliff grew up and has a good head on his shoulders.”
    Apparently watchmojo has already forgotten he fucked his girlfriend on stage.

  3. Muakley Culken shouldn’t count because he’s not famous anymore and even Daniel Ratcliff has barely done anything noticeable besides maybe 2 or 3 films since HP.

    • RckerMom87 You clearly haven’t been paying attention to Daniel’s career. He’s been in more than 3 films, some are good, mostly indie British flick, just not so well-known.

  4. At the Battle of Singapore, the Japanese were outnumbered by the British 3 to 1 but were so determined that they managed to overrun the British forces. In contrast, the Italians invaded Egypt with a force that outnumbered the British 10 to 1 but the Italians were so incompetent that they were routed by the British and essentially driven out of Africa with Italians captured in the six-digits. Hitler had hoped that his alliance with Italy would be an asset during the war but the Italians turned out to be so terrible at everything that the Germans had to divert forces away from their main campaigns just to stop Italy from collapsing- and then Italy collapsed anyways. But Italians played an important role in the Mediterranean since the British supply lines from their colonies in the Middle East and Asia traveled through the Mediterranean and in particular through the island port city of Malta. The Italians launched an attack on the tiny and unprepared island of Malta but- and I swear I’m not making this up- the defenders recovered and assembled a few biplanes from the island and managed to hold back the Italians until reinforcements arrived. Hitler was so flabbergasted by the Italians’ inability to do anything right that he basically usurped power and placed the campaign under German leadership.

    • I think he received recognition, I believe it was for the movie Charlie Chaplin; that he did and then from then, he gained his recognition… but I agree with you, RDJ should have gotten an honorable mention

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