10 Awful Films Harry Potter Actors Want Us To Forget

8. The Island Of Dr. Moreau (1996)- David Thewlis

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The Island of Dr Moreau is a classic tale from the acclaimed H.G. Wells and tells a dark story about playing god, mutation and the primaeval savagery of life. The movie from 1996, however, is better known for starring Marlon Brando wearing a bucket of ice on his head. Sadly, it dragged the beloved Remus Lupin (David Thewlis) down with the ship as well.

This movie follows a shipwreck survivor called Douglas (David Thewlis), who washes up on the shores of a strange island. He learns that this mysterious place is governed by the titular doctor, as he conducts unethical experiments, turning animals into beastly humanlike abominations.

As can be expected from H.G. Wells, the story is fascinating. But, a multitude of backstage antics caused this movie to fall into a complete disaster. The shenanigans of Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer's egos didn't help the flick, and in the end, it turned into a weird mess of bad acting, bizarre imagery and the feeling of being unfinished.

If you want Thewlis to deal with human/animal hybrids, then you should probably just see him as a werewolf in Prisoner of Azkaban.


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