Top 10 Terrible Performances by Otherwise Great Actors
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Nobody’s perfect, not even these phenomenal thespians. Actors like Ben Kingsley, Will Smith, and Jeremy Irons may be masters of their craft, but sometimes even amazing actors phone it in. WatchMojo counts down the top worst performances by otherwise great actors.

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#10. Ben Kingsley
#9. Jesse Eisenberg
#8. Natalie Portman
#7. Will Smith
#6. Johnny Depp
#5. Jeremy Irons
#4. Al Pacino
#3, #2, #1???

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  1. I’m sorry, Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka was awesome. Not clearly as awesome as Gene Wilder in the original, but a very nice follow-up, worthy of the Chocolatier title.

  2. Meh… some here are pretty bad, but I think you can make another list with even worse performances or acting choices than the ones in this list.

  3. Natalie Portman has been a great actress from the start. Her film debut was in “Leon the Professional” in which she was amazing! I think it was just the Star Wars sequels having the poor dialogue and horrible character development that made it extremely difficult to perform in. I didn’t even like Ewan Mcgregor in the prequels and he’s Ewan Mcgregor!

  4. One of my favorite things to do in Winter is lay in bed watching Charlie and the Chocolate Factory :3

  5. Myself and my Mom watched tiptoes. It came free with a newspaper and was down as a romantic comedy. Couldn’t have been more false if it tried.

  6. Will smith in after earth his character isn’t meant to have any feelings, that’s why it doesn’t seem very good

  7. Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino’s performances in those movies are definitely cringeworthy. Have to be money in all honesty.

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