Somewhere in his past, Reeves must have sold his soul to the Devil in return for a successful movie career. There is certainly no rational explanation for his success on the big screen. It does not matter if you watch "The Matrix" or "The Replacements." Reeves still speaks in the same monotone voice and still reminds you of a has-been surfer that fried his brains after doing heroin one time too many.
Watching Affleck's professional career and personal life unfold has to be truly frustrating to any credible actor. Affleck rose to fame by riding Matt Damon's coattails in "Good Will Hunting." Since that time, Affleck has overacted and underacted in stinkers ranging from "Surviving Christmas" to "Daredevil." He still finds work on the big screen at a time where he should be churning out direct-to-DVD movies. Worse yet, he has a stable marriage with a genuinely hot wife in Jennifer Garner. It is like some real-life version of the Midas Touch.
Once upon a time, Schneider was contained in harmless supporting roles in movies ranging from "Necessary Roughness" to "Judge
At first, there was a goofy charm in Sandler as he played a loveable doofus with anger issues in one comedy after another. "Happy Gilmore" and "The Waterboy" are examples of how fun Sandler was early in his career. His act eventually wore thin when it became painfully obvious that he could only play that same character. Sandler's most recent films seem like the equivalent of a someone trying to recapture their youth during a mid-life crisis. They are showing their age.
unwatchable movies, Murphy would be the record holder. Ever since making "The Nutty Professor," Murphy has thought that quantity equals quality in acting. If he plays multiple roles in multiple films, Murphy is convinced that means he is a good actor. What it really means is he is even more responsible for the awfulness that drips from movies like "Norbit" and "Meet Dave." Murphy also headlined one of the biggest flops of all-time in "The Adventures of Pluto Nash."
dialogue, acting ability certainly did not get him this far.