Actors Who Crushed A Role Nobody Else Can Match

Arnold Schwarzenegger – The Terminator (Terminator Movies)

 On paper, he was completely unsuitable. The fact nobody questions that demonstrates what a terrific performance it was.”

Maggie Smith – Professor McGonagall (Harry Potter Movies)

"Dame Maggie Smith smashes every part." McGonagall was easy for such an actress.”

Christopher Lloyd – Doc (Back to the Future)

"He was born to play it." “I honestly wasn't anticipating this at the top, but it was the FIRST thing I thought of when I saw the question.”

Tom Hanks – Woody (Toy Story)

I can't picture anybody else playing Tom Hanks' frantic, neurotic Woody. "It's remarkable to watch a movie actor perform such a wonderful voice-over."

Michael Keaton – Beetlejuice (Beetlejuice)

It's great. Michael Keaton's grotesqueness was amusing. I was disgusted yet entertained.”

Christian Bale – Patrick Bateman (American Psycho)

The Huey Lewis and the News moment is legendary.” “He looks excellent for that role.”

Leslie Nielsen – Frank Drebin (The Naked Gun)

“The emotional experience gives his humor the perfect deadpan delivery.” “But he was so terrific as Drebin that he typecast himself.


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