Whether or not you're a fan of action movies, you’ve got to admit that there’s something awesome about a great stunt. The irony of good stunt doubles is that they often make it easy to forget that the stunt you’re watching is not really being performed by the actor. That’s why we decided to give you a peek behind the scenes by compiling this list of celebrities and their stunt doubles on set.
In these photos of stars alongside their doubles, you’ll see the stunt performers who step in when things get a little too dangerous for your favorite famous actors and actresses. When it comes to some of these celebrity stunt doubles, you might do a double take due to their uncanny resemblance to the actors. Conversely, you’ll also see how different some of these celebrity stunt doubles are from their alter egos when you look closely.
So if you've ever wondered who does the stunts for Brad Pitt, Megan Fox, and more, you've come to the right place. We’ll give you a glimpse of the death-defying guys and gals you’ve probably seen in tons of movies but never recognized once. So let’s take a look at the stuntmen and women behind the explosions.
Vote up your favorite photos of stars with their stunt doubles and remember that safety always comes first.
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