The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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List Criteria: Only living actors that are currently marketed as huge stars in lead roles

We can't all be Meryl Streep and not every actor can win an Oscar, let alone be in the conversation as a great actor. The "actors" on this list of the worst living A-list Hollywood actors prove this fact with every new film they release. You won't find the men on this list among the best actors of all time. Way too many actors who have parts in movies are average, if that. This is a list that pays tribute to those A-list actors whose status as lead actors needs to be reconsidered, to put it mildly. These A-list actors somehow continue to get jobs in big blockbuster films even though they may not have the acting chops to carry an entire movie as a lead character. In short, they're the worst actors, but Hollywood hasn't realized it yet.

Many of the A-listers on this list are some of the most recognizable names in film. There is a mix of aging action stars like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone (both of whom's best days are behind them) and funny men like Chris Rock and Kevin James (their appearance in Grown Ups 2 alone lands them on this list). There are other terrible actors on here who may have been considered top actors at one point, like John Travolta, but they haven't had a hit movie in many years. Actors like Keanu Reeves, Jean Claude Van Damme, and David Arquette aren't exactly known for their range as thespians, yet continue to be considered bankable stars by the movie-going public. Who's the worst actor? It's these guys.

This list of actors isn't for the talented, award-winning stars. And, this list of the worst A-listers in Hollywood isn't limited to the actors already here. If you think of any bad actors who deserve to be on here, feel free to add him to this list. Vote for who you think deserves the title of the worst A-list actor in Hollywood.
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    Men in Black II, The Pursuit of Happyness, After Earth

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    The Butterfly Effect, Valentine's Day, Dude

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    Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer

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    Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse

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    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Twilight, Harry Potter and the Order ...

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    Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode II: Attack ...

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    50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin', Escape Plan, Righteous Kill

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    Channing Tatum is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Channing Tatum 21 Jump Street, This Is the End, She's the Man

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    Kristen Stewart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Kristen Stewart Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse

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    Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Justin Bieber Men in Black 3, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Justin Bieber's Believe ...

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    Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Arnold Schwarzenegger Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Terminator, Predator

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    Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, Being John Malkovich

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    Vin Diesel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Vin Diesel Saving Private Ryan, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Iron Giant

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    Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: Dark of ...

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    Kim Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Kim Kardashian Disaster Movie, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, Deep in ...

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    Good Will Hunting, Dazed and Confused, Field of Dreams

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    Grown Ups, 50 First Dates, Hitch

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    Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Madagascar

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    Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Tom Cruise Top Gun, Jerry Maguire, Rain Man

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    Nicolas Cage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Nicolas Cage Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Raising Arizona, Kick-Ass

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    Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Will Smith Men in Black, Independence Day, Men in Black 3

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    Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Jack Black

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    Ryan Phillippe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Ryan Phillippe Crash, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions

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    Pulp Fiction, Grease, Carrie

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    Keanu Reeves is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Keanu Reeves The Matrix, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure ...

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    Josh Duhamel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Josh Duhamel Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: Dark of ...

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    Kung Fu Panda, Rush Hour, Enter the Dragon

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    Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Seth Rogen Donnie Darko, Superbad, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

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    Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Dwayne Johnson Fast & Furious 6, Fast Five, The Other Guys

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    Zac Efron is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Zac Efron Hairspray, The Lorax, High School Musical

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    Sin City, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor

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    Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Ben Stiller Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Happy Gilmore, There's Something ...

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    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek ...

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    Hugh Grant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Hugh Grant Love Actually, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary

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    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Love Guru, State Property 2

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    Terrence Howard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Terrence Howard Iron Man, Crash, The Princess and the Frog

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    Jennifer Anniston is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Jennifer Anniston Office Space, The Iron Giant, Bruce Almighty

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    Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Vince Vaughn Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Rudy, Wedding Crashers

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    Orlando Bloom is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Orlando Bloom The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Lord of the Rings: The ...

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    Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Eddie Murphy Shrek, Mulan, Beverly Hills Cop

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    Crash, The Mummy, George of the Jungle

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    Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Will Ferrell Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Elf, Wedding Crashers

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    Annie Hall, Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters

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    Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Alec Baldwin The Departed, Beetlejuice, Pearl Harbor

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    Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors


    Megan Fox Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Bad Boys II

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    Lethal Weapon, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Point Break

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    James Franco is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    James Franco Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

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    Chris Tucker is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Chris Tucker The Fifth Element, Friday, Silver Linings Playbook

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    Heathers, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, True Romance

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    Owen Wilson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

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    Owen Wilson Cars, Armageddon, Wedding Crashers

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