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List Rules 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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Jaden Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Jaden Smith Men in Black II, The Pursuit of Happyness, After Earth

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+ - 5,471 2,905
Taylor Lautner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Taylor Lautner Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse

3
+ - 6,078 4,262
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Adam Sandler Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer

4
+ - 5,550 3,409
Robert Pattinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Robert Pattinson Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Twilight, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

5
+ - 6,612 4,225
Ashton Kutcher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Ashton Kutcher The Butterfly Effect, Valentine's Day, Dude

6
+ - 4,175 2,783
Hayden Christensen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Hayden Christensen Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, The Virgin Suicides

7
+ - 3,016 1,044
Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Justin Bieber Men in Black 3, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Justin Bieber's Believe

8
+ - 3,004 947
Kim Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Kim Kardashian Disaster Movie, Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, Deep in the Valley

9
+ - 2,269 1,221
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin', Escape Plan, Righteous Kill

10
+ - 2,858 1,634
Kristen Stewart is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Kristen Stewart Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse

11
+ - 3,762 4,346
Channing Tatum is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Channing Tatum 21 Jump Street, This Is the End, She's the Man

12
+ - 3,808 3,927
Vin Diesel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Vin Diesel Saving Private Ryan, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Iron Giant

13
+ - 1,865 602
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Kanye West Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Love Guru, State Property 2

14
+ - 3,304 2,863
Kevin James is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Kevin James Grown Ups, 50 First Dates, Hitch

15
+ - 1,201 692
Megan Fox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Megan Fox Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Bad Boys II

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16
+ - 4,293 3,553
Charlie Sheen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Charlie Sheen Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Platoon, Being John Malkovich

17
+ - 4,201 4,489
Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Arnold Schwarzenegger Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Terminator, Predator

18
+ - 2,839 2,346
Shia LaBeouf is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Shia LaBeouf Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: Dark of the Moon

19
+ - 1,119 327
Khloé Kardashian is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

20
+ - 3,789 4,376
Ben Affleck is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Ben Affleck Good Will Hunting, Dazed and Confused, Field of Dreams

21
+ - 3,421 3,452
Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Chris Rock Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Madagascar

22
+ - 4,111 4,307
Tom Cruise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Tom Cruise Top Gun, Jerry Maguire, Rain Man

23
+ - 997 836
Gary Busey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Gary Busey Lethal Weapon, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Point Break

24
+ - 719 350
Tara Reid is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Tara Reid The Big Lebowski, American Pie, American Pie 2

25
+ - 4,004 3,602
Nicolas Cage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Nicolas Cage Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Raising Arizona, Kick-Ass

26
+ - 2,603 2,448
Ryan Phillippe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Ryan Phillippe Crash, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentions

27
+ - 927 399
Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Miley Cyrus Big Fish, Bolt, High School Musical 2

28
+ - 1,646 1,461
Zac Efron is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Zac Efron Hairspray, The Lorax, High School Musical

29
+ - 2,915 2,980
Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Seth Rogen Donnie Darko, Superbad, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

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+ - 2,776 3,508
Dwayne Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Dwayne Johnson Fast & Furious 6, Fast Five, The Other Guys

31
+ - 3,298 3,606
John Travolta is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
John Travolta Pulp Fiction, Grease, Carrie

32
+ - 2,782 2,827
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors

33
+ - 2,661 3,620
Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Will Smith Men in Black, Independence Day, Men in Black 3

34
+ - 2,081 2,337
Josh Duhamel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Josh Duhamel Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Transformers: Dark of the Moon

35
+ - 2,553 4,007
Jackie Chan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Jackie Chan Kung Fu Panda, Rush Hour, Enter the Dragon

36
+ - 1,303 1,071
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Woody Allen Annie Hall, Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters

37
+ - 2,177 2,678
Josh Hartnett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Josh Hartnett Sin City, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor

38
+ - 2,578 2,966
William Shatner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
William Shatner Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

39
+ - 3,462 3,911
Keanu Reeves is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Keanu Reeves The Matrix, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

40
+ - 376 172
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Donald Trump Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Zoolander, Eddie

41
+ - 2,353 2,691
Brendan Fraser is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Brendan Fraser Crash, The Mummy, George of the Jungle

42
+ - 2,526 2,552
Vince Vaughn is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Vince Vaughn Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Rudy, Wedding Crashers

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+ - 652 321
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Taylor Swift Valentine's Day, The Lorax, Hannah Montana: The Movie

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+ - 1,343 1,595
Jennifer Aniston is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Jennifer Anniston Office Space, The Iron Giant, Bruce Almighty

45
+ - 2,193 2,950
Orlando Bloom is listed (or ranked) 45 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 Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

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+ - 2,505 2,884
Hugh Grant is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Hugh Grant Love Actually, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary

47
+ - 2,018 2,272
Terrence Howard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Terrence Howard Iron Man, Crash, The Princess and the Frog

48
+ - 2,558 2,855
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Eddie Murphy Shrek, Mulan, Beverly Hills Cop

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+ - 83 52
Carrie Underwood is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Carrie Underwood Soul Surfer, Carrie Underwood: An All-Star Holiday Special, The Sound of Music Live!

50
+ - 1,995 2,204
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Ben Stiller Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Happy Gilmore, There's Something About Mary