15 Actors Who Hated Their Film And TV Roles

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


Robert Pattinson is notorious for making fun of his role as Edward Cullen dusk on numerous occasions – and he’s been brutally honest about his opinion of the franchise as a whole.

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In an interview with Empire magazine, he shared his thoughts on Edward, saying, “The more I read the script, the more I hated that guy.” And in an interview with OK, Robert expressed that he loved the character for one “Crazy” holds. “If Edward wasn’t a fictional character and you met him in real life, he’d be like one of those guys who would probably be an ax murderer or something,” he said. The Batman In 2022, Robert jokingly told 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 iconic role around a corner.


When it comes to her role as Marnie girl, Allison Williams expressed that she doesn’t always agree or understand the decisions she makes – and that she probably wouldn’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 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, angrily snapping at Desi (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) when he mentions his girlfriend in their first conversation is crazy .” Allison also had a hard time understanding Marnie’s decision to sleep with artist Booth Jonathan (Jorma Taccone) in Season 2: “I was fighting as Allison the whole time. I didn’t want her to go that route. I thought Marnie would be better than that, but she wasn’t, so I had to be okay with that too.


Colin Farrell played crockett in MiamiVice, and he made it very clear that he was actually disappointed with the film. “MiamiVice? I didn’t like it that much,” he said in 2010.

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“I thought it was about style over substance and I take a fair bit of responsibility. It would never be Deadly Weaponbut I think we missed an opportunity to have a friendship that also had some fun elements.” He also added, “It was a very big story and I know that Oliver [Stone, the director] was in a great rush to make a cut but for me it just failed gloriously. It kept up with the size of Alexander’s ambition and ego.”


Kelly Clarkson played Kelly Taylor in it From Justin to Kelly – which became known as ‘disaster’ and ‘one of the worst movies ever made’ – and she shared that she’s not a fan of the musical either.

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In an interview with Rolling Stone, Kelly was asked if she burned all copies of the film and she said: “Well, I think I’d have to own it first. But that’s something I’ll pursue. I have a bit of a joke with our nanny because she told me she loves this movie Justin to Kelly. ‘ I say, ‘I’m going to fire you.'”


Justin Guarini, who starred opposite Kelly in the film and came second in the first season american idolalso opened about From Justin to Kelly. In an episode of Oprah: Where are you now?Justin flatly called the film “abyssal”.

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Channing Tatum didn’t hold back his thoughts when it came to starring GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra. “Look, I’m being honest. I hate this movie. I hate this movie,” they said in an interview with Howard Stern.

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“I was pushed to do this film… [After] Coach Carterthey signed me on a three picture deal… And as a young man [actor], you’re like, ‘Oh my god, that sounds great, I’ll do that!’” he explained.” The script wasn’t good. I didn’t want to do anything that I thought was 1) bad, and 2) I just didn’t know if I wanted to be GI Joe.


In 2005, Halle Berry starred in the lead role cat woman, beat the film at the 25th Annual Razzie Awards, a parody awards show honoring the worst films. “I want to thank Warner Bros. for casting me in this shitty goddamn movie,” she said.

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Troy Bolton may have been almost everyone’s fictional heartthrob high school musical in the ’00s, but Zac Efron isn’t terribly impressed when he looks back on his career during that era. “I step back and look at myself and I still want to kick that guy’s ass sometimes,” he told Men’s Journal.

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“The hell with the guy. He’s done some cool things with some cool people – he’s done this one thing [Neighbors] that was funny – but I mean he’s still just that damn boy from [High School Musical]”


Evangeline Lilly criticized her character Kate in Lost when she performed The Lost Boys podcast. “I always found them obnoxious,” she said.

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“She was kind of cool at first, and then as the show went on I felt like she just got more and more predictable and obnoxious. I felt like my character wasn’t autonomous anymore – really had her own story, and her own journey and her own plans – chasing two men around the island, and that pissed me off to death. And I threw scripts around the room after I read them because I was very frustrated…”


When it comes to the one and only Han Solo star warsHarrison Ford has been very vocal about how much he dislikes his character and how sick he is of the film franchise.

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Harrison called Han Solo “dumb as a stump” in 2008. And during an interview with today to the Return of the Jedithe actor said that he had quite reached his limits war of stars Movies: “I’m glad I did all three. I’m glad it came to a natural conclusion but three is enough for me,” he said. “I was glad to see this costume for the last time.”


Sally Field who played Aunt May The Incredible Spiderman, shared her opinion on the film, and let’s just say she ~really~ didn’t like it.

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“It’s really hard to find a three-dimensional character in it, and you work on it as much as you can, but you can’t put ten pounds of shit in a five-pound sack,” she continued The Howard Stern Show.


Andrew Lincoln – actually – didn’t particularly like his character, Mark love actually – and mentioned how creepy he thinks the character is.

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“In one of the most romantic films of all time, I got to play the only guy who doesn’t understand the girl,” Andrew said in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. “The story is built like a prism looking at all the different qualities of love. Mine was not returned. So I had to be this weird stalker.”


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

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“I was young then and didn’t know any better.”


Kate Winslet can’t stand to see herself portraying Rose titanic and was quite transparent. “Every single scene I’m like, ‘Really, really? You did it like this?’ Oh my god,” she told the Telegraph. “I can’t even hear my American accent. It’s terrible.”

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“Hopefully it’s so much better now. It sounds terribly smug, but actors tend to be very self-critical. I have a hard time seeing my performances but watching titanic I was just like, ‘Oh god, I want to do that again.’”


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

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In fact, from the start, Alec seemed to think the film was doomed: “After a week you’re like, ‘Oh God, what have I done?'” he added. And in 2011, New Line studio head Toby Emmerich told Deadline that before production began, Alec even asked them to replace him in the adaptation “if at all possible,” but the studio wasn’t able to accommodate do.

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