25 Actors Who Became Unrecognizable For A Role

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  • Published on Apr 1, 2019
  • These actors underwent extreme physical transformations for their roles! Subscribe to our channel: bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Screenrant
    Well, you can never say that some actors wont go to extremes in order to inhabit a role. Some go the way of packing on the pounds, while others are determined to lose a ton of weight in a short amount of time. Whatever the job, these Hollywood stars have done it all; from crazy crash dieting to spending untold hours in the gym while chowing down on protein in order to get into character. Whether it was Chris Pratt’s transformation from Andy Dwyer into a super hunk in Guardians of the Galaxy, Jonah Hill’s fluctuating weight for movies like War Dogs and TV shows like Maniac, Natalie Portman cramming years of ballet training into a couple of months for Black Swan, or a young Tom Hardy getting absolutely huge for Bronson. There was also Jared Leto’s weight gain for Chapter 27, Demi Moore’s serious dedication to changing it all for G.I. Jane, Anne Hathaway starving herself in order to take on Fantine in Les Miserables, or Sir Ben Kingsley changing his entire lifestyle to accurately portray Gandhi. Along with them, Jake Gyllenhaal dropped a ton of weight for Nightcrawler and then packed it on for Southpaw, Emma Stone trained like a professional Athlete to play one in Battle of the Sexes, and Ryan Gosling made the mistake of putting on pounds for The Lovely Bones before he was eventually fired because of it! All these stars and more turned their bodies and lives around in order to get into their characters skin, in a big way!
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  • Expensive Gurl
    Expensive Gurl 10 hours ago

    I'm sorry but for boxers why wasn't Sylvester Stallone mentioned??

  • Billy Mills
    Billy Mills Day ago

    Joaquin Phoenix in the new joker movie

  • Sara Lee
    Sara Lee 2 days ago

    50 cent

  • Sayandeep Biswas
    Sayandeep Biswas 3 days ago

    U missed michael b. Jordan

  • Mani Dravid
    Mani Dravid 3 days ago

    where is chiyyan vikram da

  • Gabriel Hoekstra
    Gabriel Hoekstra 4 days ago +1

    Bale's gonna die at 70.

  • Marcel Zachary
    Marcel Zachary 4 days ago

    So glad Im being a director acting look hard to get to maintain.

  • underShowter League
    underShowter League 4 days ago

    7:31 Thor’s hummer is not heavy
    But only worthy people can pick it up
    Why did captain America took it and others didnot
    Because they are not worthy

  • Ahmad Khan
    Ahmad Khan 7 days ago

    Respect for all actors

  • Mubarak M
    Mubarak M 7 days ago

    U must watch tamil movie named "I". Then u see the acting monster

  • Vanessa W.
    Vanessa W. 7 days ago

    Christian Bale is just hardcore af

  • Liberty Rios
    Liberty Rios 8 days ago +1

    timothee chalemet lost almost 20 lbs to play nic sheff and he was already pretty skinny

  • freethrice
    freethrice 8 days ago

    Tracey Gold

  • nflong1
    nflong1 8 days ago

    "Psycho"

  • Himani Singh
    Himani Singh 8 days ago

    Watch Dangal Movie... Amir Khan Lost 36 kgs weight on extreme in just 6 months at the age of 52

  • Tousif Hafeez
    Tousif Hafeez 9 days ago

    I'm guessing Chris Hemsworth's arms are gonna get bigger considering he's gonna play Hulk Hogan

  • fireapple gamer
    fireapple gamer 9 days ago

    Wait?!!?!!!?!? Venom was bane?!!!!

  • Layjei 536
    Layjei 536 9 days ago +1

    All the boxers in the rocky movies should be on this list

  • Heather Dunham
    Heather Dunham 9 days ago

    You forgot Donnie Wahlberg in Sixth Sense

  • Rose Riak
    Rose Riak 9 days ago +2

    how could you forget Jaden Smiths physical over haul for the Karate Kid
    not only did he master the forward splits....

  • faraaz akhtar
    faraaz akhtar 10 days ago

    Aamir khan for dangal

  • Johncie Clark
    Johncie Clark 11 days ago

    Brittney Murphy in don’t say a word

  • Jeevan Kumar
    Jeevan Kumar 11 days ago +2

    u must know about actor Vikram in 'I' movie . he almost dedicated his life to the movie

  • Noone Needstoknow
    Noone Needstoknow 11 days ago

    training for 6 hours a day huh lol ever heard of vitamin s.

  • Dr. Blasey Ford
    Dr. Blasey Ford 11 days ago

    why can't the real life characters just stay in shape so our actors won't have to do this crap every time? hmm?

  • shasashu
    shasashu 11 days ago +2

    Where is Amir Khan in the List?

  • Philip Haigh
    Philip Haigh 11 days ago

    Great stuff Thanks 👌

  • Mamy Mimma
    Mamy Mimma 11 days ago

    Joaquin Phoenix!

  • Nikola Petrovski
    Nikola Petrovski 12 days ago

    Spongebob?????

  • sohail Muhd
    sohail Muhd 12 days ago

    You forgot Amir Khan

  • MR TECH
    MR TECH 12 days ago

    You miss amir kahn

  • 801
    801 12 days ago

    and noone of this actors didn't say THX TO STEROIDS

  • Drama King
    Drama King 12 days ago

    Where is Aamir Khan pre and post DANGAAL movie

  • Dog Mom
    Dog Mom 13 days ago

    This shows you how much they really care about their jobs, they do it for us. 🤗

  • Mark Odessy
    Mark Odessy 13 days ago

    Dude, did a good job on this video, and his voice kept my attention!

  • Haroon loves Mamma, Baba. !!!!

    I think you forgot Heath Ledger.

  • Rey AJ Maiba
    Rey AJ Maiba 13 days ago

    What about the pianist

  • Purnima Thapa
    Purnima Thapa 13 days ago

    All of them were like 😱

  • Toversnol
    Toversnol 14 days ago +1

    G.I. Jane is a fictional character. Jordan O'Neill is not a real person. not sure what you are blabbing about that 'she wanted to train like her too'... common man little research.

  • ASH WIN
    ASH WIN 14 days ago

    Christian Bale is real Man

  • Lurks
    Lurks 14 days ago

    Did you guys forget about Joaquin Phoenix in Joker???

  • sameer ahmed
    sameer ahmed 15 days ago +1

    How could this list don’t have Joaquin Phoenix

  • sameer ahmed
    sameer ahmed 15 days ago

    Physical transformation is external thing.....it has nothing to do with acting......the greatest method actor is Daniel day Lewis....I don’t remember him doing physical transformation

  • Hasyemi Rafsanjani Asyari

    Aamir Khan for Dangal is the best one

  • Daugirdas Špakauskas
    Daugirdas Špakauskas 15 days ago

    That soundtrack is not from the blacked?

  • Anurag Galhotra
    Anurag Galhotra 15 days ago

    Gary Oldman -----> Winston Churchill

  • All Smiles
    All Smiles 16 days ago

    Legit didn’t recognize Christian bale lol.

  • Trainer Blue
    Trainer Blue 16 days ago +1

    Here's a worthy mention,
    Gary Oldman put on a whole lot of weight to play Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour!

  • poe12
    poe12 16 days ago

    Not too healthy.

  • Muazzam Mansoori
    Muazzam Mansoori 16 days ago

    Yes Joaquin Phoenix

  • lepo secane
    lepo secane 16 days ago

    Joker???

  • Melissa Walters
    Melissa Walters 17 days ago

    Edward Norton in American History X deserves a nod!

  • Tova Skogström
    Tova Skogström 17 days ago

    Could you start saying the weight and height in kilograms and centimeters as well? Hard for me to understand who (like most of the world) uses kilograms and centimeters. I can’t google every single weight.

  • Hermaphrodite Doro
    Hermaphrodite Doro 17 days ago

    its bad when actor lose geights or win weights, never risk the health,

  • Eliza Keys
    Eliza Keys 17 days ago

    Chris Pratt had a good marriage until he lost all that weight

  • Jayapal Arul
    Jayapal Arul 18 days ago

    Actor Vikram from Tamil Nadu, India. He's done a massive changes for his role. He's the most Underrated actor.

  • Marley Abd
    Marley Abd 18 days ago

    Jake gyllenhal should be on here twice he got skinny for night crawlers an got ripped for southpaw

    • Elizabeth
      Elizabeth 17 days ago

      They DID mention he twice, wtf ?

  • Jet Girl
    Jet Girl 18 days ago

    Jared Leto in Requiem for a Dream.

  • Goatish
    Goatish 18 days ago

    They actually do use cgi on chris hemsworth to make his muscles smaller.

  • Jumbomuffin13
    Jumbomuffin13 19 days ago

    Can’t except to gain muscles working 3-4 hours a day... that worthless if your body is crying 3-4 hours a day everyday