15 Actors Who Hated Their Movie And TV Roles

“I hated this movie with a vengeance and couldn’t believe how bad it was.”


Robert Pattinson is known for making fun of his role as Edward Cullen in dusk to many occasions — and he’s been brutally honest about his opinions on the franchise as a whole.

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In an interview with Empire Review, he shared his thoughts on Edward and said, “The more I read the script, the more I hated this guy.” And in an interview with Okay, Robert expressed how he thinks the character is a “weird”. “If Edward wasn’t a fictional character and you met him in real life, he’s like one of those guys who would probably be an ax murderer or something,” he said. declared. Although, while doing press for The Batman in 2022, Robert joking Recount costar Zoë Kravitz, “It’s not even cool to be a hater anymore…it’s so 2010” duskso it looks like he’s turned his back on his iconic role.


Regarding her role as Marnie in Girls, Allison Williams explained that she doesn’t always agree or understand the decisions she makes – and that she probably won’t get along with her character IRL. “Marnie would drive me crazy if we were friends in real life. But I have to get that out of my head to be able to play her,” Allison said in an interview with BuzzFeed.


“For example, sleeping with Elijah (Andrew Rannells) is crazy, sleeping with Ray (Alex Karpovsky) is crazy, furiously flirting with Desi (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) when he mentions his girlfriend in their first conversation is crazy.” Allison also struggled to understand Marnie’s decision to sleep with artist Booth Jonathan (Jorma Taccone) in Season 2: “I was fighting it all the time as Allison. I didn’t want her to borrow that way. I thought Marnie was better than that, but she wasn’t, so I had to be okay with that too.”


Colin Farrell played Crockett in miami vice, and he made it very clear that he was actually disappointed with the movie. “miami vice? I didn’t like it that much,” he said. noted in 2010.

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“I thought it was style rather than substance and I accept a lot of the blame. It was never going to be lethal weaponbut I think we missed an opportunity to have a friendship that also had some fun elements.” He also added, “It was a really big story and I know Oliver [Stone, the director] I was in a great rush to make a cut, but for me it failed gloriously. This matched the scale of Alexander’s ambition and ego.


Kelly Clarkson played Kelly Taylor in From Justin to Kelly — who became known as a “disaster” and “one of the worst movies ever made” — and she shared that she wasn’t a fan of the musical either.

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In an interview with rolling stoneKelly was asked if she had burned all the copies of the film, and she said, “No, I think I should own it first. But it’s something I’m going to investigate. I have a small joke with our nanny, because she told me she loved this movie. She said: “My roommate and I watched it all the time! I will totally show your daughter Justin to Kelly.’ I’m like, ‘I’m going to fire you.'”


Justin Guarini, who starred alongside Kelly in the film and was a runner-up on the first season of american idolalso opened on From Justin to Kelly. In an episode of Oprah: Where are they now?justin outright called the film “abyssal”.

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Channing Tatum didn’t hold back his thoughts when it came to starring in GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra. “Listen, I’ll be honest. I fucking hate this movie. I hate this movie,” he said. noted in an interview with Howard Stern.

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“I was pushed to make this film… [After] Coach Carterthey signed me to a three-picture deal… And as a young [actor], you’re like, ‘Oh my god, this looks amazing, I’m doing this!'” he explained. “The script wasn’t good. I didn’t want to do something that I thought was 1) wrong, and 2) I just didn’t know if I wanted to be GI Joe.


In 2005, Halle Berry, who starred in catwoman, slammed the film at the 25th edition Razzie Rewards, a parody awards show that honors the worst movies. “I want to thank Warner Bros. for casting me in this shitty, awful movie,” she added. noted.

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Troy Bolton may have been almost everyone’s fictional crush ever since musical high school in the 2000s, but Zac Efron is not very impressed when he looks back on his career at that time. “I step back and look at myself and I still feel like kicking that guy’s ass sometimes,” he said. men’s diary.

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“Like, fuck this guy. He did cool things with cool people – he did this thing [Neighbors] it was funny – but, I mean, he’s still just that fucking kid from [High School Musical].”


Evangeline Lilly criticized her character, Kate, in Lost when she made an appearance on the lost boys podcast. “I always thought she was obnoxious,” she said.

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“At first she was pretty cool, then as the show went on I felt like she was getting more and more predictable and obnoxious. I felt like my character was no longer on her own. – really had his own story and his travels, and his own agendas – chasing two men around the island, and it pissed me off the shit. And I threw scripts across the rooms when I read them because I was getting very frustrated…”


When it comes to the one and only Han Solo of Star warsHarrison Ford has spoken about how much he dislikes his character and how he grew tired of the movie franchise.

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Harrisson called Han Solo “con as a stump” in 2008. And during an interview with Today for Return of the Jedithe actor Express that he had pretty much reached his limit with star wars movies: “I’m glad I did all three. I’m glad it ended naturally, but three is enough for me,” he said. “I was happy to see this costume for the last time.”


Sally Field, who played Aunt May in The Amazing Spider-Man shared her opinion on the movie, and let’s just say she didn’t like it ~really~.

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“It’s really hard to find a three-dimensional character there, and you work it as hard as you can, but you can’t fit ten pounds of shit in a five-pound bag,” she said. . noted to The Howard Stern Show.


Andrew Lincoln ~actually~ wasn’t too fond of his character, Mark, in Love in fact – and mentioned how sinister he thinks the character is.

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“In one of the most romantic movies of all time, I get to play the only guy who doesn’t understand the girl.” Andrew said in an interview with Weekly entertainment. “The story is set up like a prism looking at all the different qualities of love. Mine was unrequited. So I became this weird stalker.”


Michelle Pfeiffer was super direct when it came to hating Fat 2, where she played Stephanie Zinone. In 2007, she revealed“I hated this movie with a vengeance and couldn’t believe how bad it was.”

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“At the time, I was young and I didn’t know any better.”


Kate Winslet can’t stand seeing herself playing Rose in Titanic and was pretty transparent about it. “Every scene, I’m like, ‘Really, really? Did you do it like that?’ Oh my god,” she shared with The telegraph. “Even my American accent, I can’t hear it. It’s awful.”

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“I hope it’s so much better now. It seems awfully self-indulgent, but actors tend to be very self-critical. I find it hard to watch my performances, but to watch Titanic I was just like, ‘Oh my God, I want to do this again.'”


And finally: The 2012 adaptation of rock of ages has received mixed reviews critics, and at the American Magazine Media Conference, Alec Baldwin admitted that he thought the film was “awful” and “a complete disaster”.

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In fact, Alec seemed to believe the film was doomed from the start: “A week later, you’re like, ‘Oh my god, what did I do?'” he added. And in 2011, New Line studio head Toby Emmerich said Deadline that before production began, Alec even asked them to replace him in the adaptation “if possible”, but the studio was unable to do so.