34 Taboo TV and Movie Roles That Probably Should Have Been Cast Into the Sea

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34 Taboo TV and Movie Roles That Probably Should Have Been Cast Into the Sea

Be honest: knowing what you know now, would you take the role of Arnie Grape? Would you do an impression of a little person in Tiptoes? Would you portray — YEGH – Venom?

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CRACKED ermabe SAM CLAFLIN Me Before You Me Before You is a film about the romance between two people, one of whom has been quadriplegic since an accident and decides to end his life. Disability activists have criticized it for perpetuating the idea that death is preferable to living with disability.

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CRACKED 411 SEAN PENN / Am Sam I Am Sam was met with criticism when it released in theaters, but has become a cultural touchstone due to the debate around casting conventionally abled people as disabled characters. The movie's impact on autism representation is still being discussed today, but its anachronistic approach looks more outdated every year.

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Cuba Gooding, Jr. JERRY ROBINSON CRACKED.COM For a while there, Cuba couldn't make a bad movie if he tried - until 2002's Boat Trip. Who would've thought Snow Dogs would be his best movie of 2002?

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Alicia Silverstone BATGIRL CRACKED.COM She cashed in her Clueless cred on the now-infamous Batman & Robin, garnering a Razzie and not much else. She's had a lot of work since, but nothing close to her mid-90's potential.

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Elizabeth Berkley NOMI MALONE CRACKED.COM Fresh off of a wildly successful run on Saved By The Bell, Berkley took a gamble on the risky, semi-raunchy, NC-17 rated Showgirls. It didn't pay off, and she's had to settle for bit parts on TV ever since.

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Adam Sandler JACK/ JILL CRACKED.COM Не did just make a critical comeback in the more serious Uncut Gems, but 2011's Jack and Jill was probably the last time anyone went to a Sandler movie with expectations of being delighted by his antics.

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Pamela Anderson BARB WIRE CRACKED G COM Only one thing could stop her meteoric rise to stardom: an awful comic book adaptation. Anderson blames the studio for the failure of 1996's Barb Wire, but critics also say her limited acting skills were finally on display in a way they never were on Baywatch.

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Freddie Prinze Jr. FRED JONES CRACKED.COM As he started to age out of teen heartthrob territory, he had a hard time finding his niche. Не spent the last of his credibility with a weird blonde haircut on Scooby-Doo.

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Josh Hartnett SLEVIN KELEVRA CRACKED.COM Hartnett was more or less blamed for the failure of 2006's star-studded Lucky Number Slevin. The movie marked an abrupt halt to his reputation as a hit-maker.

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