A great performance can bolster any movie, be it a micro-budget indie or a $200 million tentpole, and similarly, so too can a terrible performance detract from an otherwise excellent one.
These big-budget movies were largely acclaimed by both critics and audiences for their directorial skill and array of strong performances, which helped fan away the stereotype that blockbuster movies are soulless cash-grabs beyond all else.
That said, there's that one performance that just sticks in the craw of even the most hardcore fan, that one actor who lets the side down with their tone-deaf, dull or straight-up effortlessly bad acting display.
These performances all provide a significant distraction from the greatness happening around them, in part exacerbated by poor writing and/or a lapse in directorial integrity, making you wish literally anyone else was cast in the part.
Here are the 13 worst performances in otherwise awesome blockbusters...
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