11 Awesome Actors Who Gave Awful Video Game Performances
11. Bill Murray - Ghostbusters: The Video Game
Though 2009's Ghostbusters: The Video Game is actually pretty damn solid as far as movie-themed video games go, and it even managed to rope in Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, and Ernie Hudson to lend their voices and likenesses...sadly one member of the quartet appeared decidedly less eager than the rest.
While Aykroyd and Ramis seemed to genuinely enjoy returning to these characters, Bill Murray's performance plays like he shot himself with a few rounds of a Percocet gun before leaning into the mic.
His lack of enthusiasm is a million miles away from the more quick-witted energy of his Peter Venkman in the original two movies, and a major disappointment given the hype surrounding his appearance in the game.
Though some argue that Murray's work is intentionally laid-back, it's nevertheless a major distraction compared to the strong performances of his co-stars. And to make matters even more baffling, he somehow ended up nominated for a "Best Performance By A Human Male" award at the Spike VGAs...as much as that really means.
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