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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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1,227 1,267
Chris Tucker is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
thecollo67 added Chris Tucker The Fifth Element, Friday, Silver Linings Playbook

52
943 1,257
Mel Gibson is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
CraigAlarm added Mel Gibson Braveheart, Lethal Weapon, Pocahontas

53
1,631 1,923
Matthew Fox is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Matthew Fox World War Z, We Are Marshall, Speed Racer

54
1,089 1,369
Jason Segel is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
beernbugs added Jason Segel Despicable Me, Knocked Up, This Is the End

55
1,705 1,989
Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
KristyBrown added Alec Baldwin The Departed, Beetlejuice, Pearl Harbor

56
1,866 2,598
Christian Slater is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Christian Slater Heathers, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, True Romance

57
1,879 2,586
Val Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Val Kilmer Top Gun, Batman Forever, Heat

58
925 1,100
Ian Somerhalder is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
ChristinaHarrisHays added Ian Somerhalder The Rules of Attraction, Octane, Life as a House

59
665 716
Alex Pettyfer is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Alex Pettyfer The Butler, I Am Number Four, In Time

60
1,252 1,373
Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
thecollo67 added Mike Myers Shrek, Inglourious Basterds, Shrek 2

61
1,839 2,774
Gerard Butler is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Gerard Butler How to Train Your Dragon, 300, How to Train Your Dragon 2

62
644 736
Josh Hutcherson is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
CraigAlarm added Josh Hutcherson The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

63
1,333 1,660
Chevy Chase is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
greatdanielmarcoterritorial added Chevy Chase Caddyshack, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Vacation

64
1,189 1,476
Mark Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
beernbugs added Mark Wahlberg The Departed, Boogie Nights, Planet of the Apes

Stars Who Passed on Iconic Hollywood Roles

65
785 855
Liam Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
CraigAlarm added Liam Hemsworth The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

66
974 1,221
Sean Penn is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Groundhog0263 added Sean Penn Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Being John Malkovich, Mystic River

67
1,414 1,476
Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
beernbugs added Jonah Hill Django Unchained, Superbad, How to Train Your Dragon

68
1,582 1,709
Owen Wilson is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
beernbugs added Owen Wilson Cars, Armageddon, Wedding Crashers

69
746 754
Jerry Lewis is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
CraigAlarm added Jerry Lewis The Nutty Professor, The King of Comedy, The Nutty Professor

70
1,637 2,115
James Franco is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
beernbugs added James Franco Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Spider-Man 3

71
705 761
Halle Berry is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Halle Berry X-Men, X-Men: The Last Stand, X-Men 2

The Best Pop Art Artists

72
1,830 2,478
Colin Farrell is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Colin Farrell Minority Report, Daredevil, Horrible Bosses

73
230 225
Jennifer Love Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Lemon Head added Jennifer Love Hewitt Tropic Thunder, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Can't Hardly Wait

74
1,749 2,287
Matt Dillon is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Matt Dillon There's Something About Mary, Crash, The Outsiders

75
1,751 2,323
Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
beernbugs added Jim Carrey Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Batman Forever, Dumb and Dumber

76
195 169
Jessica Alba is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Jessica Alba Sin City, Fantastic Four, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

77
402 465
Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Andy Clair added Frank Zappa Y Tu Mamá También, Head, 200 Motels

78
2,116 2,748
Jamie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Bootsdad added Jamie Foxx Django Unchained, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ray

The Most Annoying A-List Actors

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1,567 2,389
Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
beernbugs added Johnny Depp A Nightmare on Elm Street, Platoon, Edward Scissorhands

80
748 909
Cuba Gooding, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
CraigAlarm added Cuba Gooding, Jr. Jerry Maguire, A Few Good Men, As Good as It Gets

81
2,240 3,135
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Matthew McConaughey Dazed and Confused, The Wolf of Wall Street, Tropic Thunder

82
98 73
Cameron Diaz is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
movieman added Cameron Diaz Shrek, Gangs of New York, Being John Malkovich

83
113 97
Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Dave_7672 added Hilary Duff A Cinderella Story, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Cheaper by the Dozen

84
802 989
Melissa McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Countermoon added Melissa McCarthy Bridesmaids, The Hangover Part III, The Heat

85
1,863 2,497
George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Coolza added George Clooney South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, Batman & Robin

The Most Beautiful Women of All Time

86
893 1,205
Rob Lowe is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
thecollo67 added Rob Lowe Wayne's World, The Outsiders, Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

87
1,113 1,577
Ryan Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
NWAM_Nico added Ryan Reynolds X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Ted, Green Lantern

88
1,786 2,503
Jason Statham is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Jason Statham Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, The Expendables

89
766 963
Ted Danson is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
thecollo67 added Ted Danson Saving Private Ryan, Ted, Creepshow

90
497 601
Billy Zane is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
ImaadShahrukh added Billy Zane Back to the Future, Titanic, Back to the Future Part II

91
117 138
Cole Sprouse is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Lemon Head added Cole Sprouse Big Daddy, Eight Crazy Nights, The Master of Disguise

92
203 142
Tyler Perry is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Tyler Perry Star Trek, Gone Girl, Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Hollywood's Hottest Cowboys and Cowgals

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694 834
Jason Schwartzman is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
beernbugs added Jason Schwartzman Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Moonrise Kingdom, Rushmore

94
225 270
Armie Hammer is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
CraigAlarm added Armie Hammer The Social Network, The Lone Ranger, Mirror Mirror

95
573 820
Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
CraigAlarm added Tom Selleck Meet the Robinsons, Midway, Three Men and a Baby

96
1,467 2,106
Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
KristyBrown added Brad Pitt Fight Club, Seven, The Departed

97
1,433 1,772
Luke Wilson is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Luke Wilson Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Old School, Scream 2

98
465 558
Julia Roberts is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
Julia Roberts Pretty Woman, Ocean's Eleven, Hook

99
545 666
Matthew Broderick is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
wiabux added Matthew Broderick The Lion King, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Glory

100
398 557
Albert Brooks is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Worst A-List Hollywood Actors
CraigAlarm added Albert Brooks Finding Nemo, Taxi Driver, The Simpsons Movie