It seems like there are some actors who are so good at what they do that they just can't make a bad movie. They elevate even mediocre projects just by being a part of it. However, that's simply not the case. Sometimes movies are so bad that even great performers look terrible in them. And sometimes, even the best actors just don't bring their A-game.
Whether great actors got offered bad material before they were famous or established stars just didn't realize what they were getting into, nobody is safe from a bad movie. Here are some of the worst movies made by some of the world's best living actors.
There's a pretty decent chance that you didn't even realize that Cruel Intentions 2 is a movie that actually exists. If you did know it exists, there's a good chance it's because of the bizarre piece of trivia that Amy Adams, the star of amazing movies like Arrival and The Fighter, is in it. The movie is a direct-to-video prequel that sees Adams take on the role played by Sarah Michelle Gellar in the original teen remake of Dangerous Liaisons. It's as bad as the words "direct-to-video prequel" imply. It was one of Adams' earliest films, years before anybody would realize she was above such material.
While Amy Adams may have had the excuse of being new when she made her worst film, Jennifer Lawrence doesn't get to use that excuse. By the time House at the End of the Street was released in 2012, Lawrence had already been nominated for an Oscar for Winter's Bone and been part of two major franchises with The Hunger Games and X-Men: First Class. As such Lawrence was quite possibly the biggest movie star to ever appear in such a dull, paint by numbers, horror movie. This movie is everything bad about bad horror. The movie wasn't screened for critics when it was released, and has a gloriously bad 11% on Rotten Tomatoes.