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10 Movies That Made Actors QUIT Forever

Imagine getting that much hate.

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For some, the prospect of being an actor working in Hollywood is the stuff that dreams are made of. After all, what could possibly be more amazing than being famous, making movies, raking in cash and sharing time with the industry's biggest stars?

Unfortunately, the reality of making films and living in the movie industry is often far removed from what people imagine it to be. Behind the scenes feuds, personality clashes, creative differences and just a general loss of passion can lead to many actors completely stepping out of the spotlight - be them budding child stars, or acclaimed veteran performers.

With the frantic lifestyle that goes along with the art to the realisation that their career has hit a dead end, many actors' experiences can find them living more of a nightmare than a dream.

The following list is concerned with those actors whose careers were cut short because of one particular film. Whether the movie was a dismal failure or the actor simply lost their passion whilst making it, the following movies caused actors to re-evaluate their job and eventually step out of the public eye.

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