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The Biggest Waste of Talent ever in a Movie ?

Movies which had a great cast but stunk to high heaven

I'm in the middle of watching one right now

The Ten

Has Winona Ryder, Jessica Alba, Adam Brody, Famke Janssen

Ok not a super star cast but not this movie stinks worse than a C grade telemovie with NO star actors
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I'd say Ocean's 12.

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Batman & Robin
Nothing But Trouble
The Thin Red Line (not a bad movie really, but some of the big named cast seemed pointless, and distracting)
North
Alpha Dog
Lethal Weapon 4
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Walken in Balls of Fury
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Originally Posted by Original Desmond
Movies which had a great cast but stunk to high heaven

I'm in the middle of watching one right now

The Ten

Has Winona Ryder, Jessica Alba, Adam Brody, Famke Janssen

Ok not a super star cast but not this movie stinks worse than a C grade telemovie with NO star actors
Alba will never be a waste of talent - she's doesn't have enough talent for that
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Originally Posted by Gunde
Alba will never be a waste of talent - she's doesn't have enough talent for that
Until she agrees to do nude scenes everything she makes will be a waste of talent.
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I'll throw out Ishtar based on reputation since I've never seen it.
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And then there are the "classics". For openers, Academy Award-winner Ray Milland whose head is grafted onto a black man in The Thing With Two Heads, and who can forget another Oscar-winner, Louise Fletcher, gulping down a live frog in the Invaders From Mars remake.
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Originally Posted by Brack
Batman & Robin


Easily, the number one movie of wasted talent...
Old 01-05-08, 10:57 AM
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Peter Fonda and Alec Baldwin in Thomas & the Magic Railroad. They may not be the two greatest actors in the world or anything, but they were definitely slumming when they signed up for that one.
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Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween: Resurrection

almost anything DeNiro does lately (sadly)
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Jason Lee in Alvin and the Chipmunks

Ocean's 12

Andre Braugher in Poseidon
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That movie that had "Here Comes the Hotstepper" in it.
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You guys have some interesting definitions of "talent"...
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The Formula (1980)
with Marlon Brando, George C. Scott, Marthe Keller and John Gielgud.

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The Bonfire of the Vanities
with Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Melanie Griffith, Kim Catrall, Kirsten Dunst, Richard Belzer, F. Murray Abraham and behind the camera, Brian De Palma.
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The Score

Marlon Brando, Robert DeNiro and Edward Norton

Three of the greatest actors of their respective generation and the movie blew the big one.
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Most Milla Jovovich studio films waste her talent.
lady in the water has a huge waste of all talent involved.
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Marcello Mastroianni
Sophia Loren
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Stephen Rea
Anouk Aimée
Rupert Everett
Rossy de Palma
Lili Taylor
Forest Whitaker
Julia Roberts
Tim Robbins
Lauren Bacall
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To me on Par with Batman and Robin is another Uma Thurman classic: The Avengers
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Originally Posted by zekeburger1979
The Bonfire of the Vanities
with Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Melanie Griffith, Kim Catrall, Kirsten Dunst, Richard Belzer, F. Murray Abraham and behind the camera, Brian De Palma.
Winner.

This could really have been a big, important, controversial movie...instead of the low-level sitcom it was.
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When Time Ran Out - Could be the worst of the big budget disaster flicks. Terrific cast though. Paul Newman & William Holden trying to recapture the success of The Towering Inferno, but failing. Remember playing Hot Lava as a kid, jumping from rock to rock to whatever, pretending the ground was molten lava? That's the movie. Burgess Meredith walked a tightrope over a pit of lava. Pat Morita wasn't so lucky.

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