Do you ever get that feeling of getting new and recent alternatives in life, solely to search out out that they’re simply extra of the identical?
Nicely, seems, this occurs extra usually than you may assume. And it’s particularly seen within the movie business. However we’re not speaking about movies, although they’re responsible of this, however about explicit actors and the roles they’re forged in.
Folks on-line have been itemizing well-known names within the film business and the same-y roles they hold getting forged in, the place successfully solely names change, however you’re all the time both that macho dude, or an ex-cop, or the comedian aid or no matter.
Try probably the most spot-on observations from Redditors throughout a number of AskReddit posts (right here, right here, and right here) on the subject within the curated listing under, and why not upvote and share some large names who hold getting picked for a similar outdated roles film after film.
Dwayne Johnson performs “The Rock” in each considered one of his motion pictures.
The Rock is all the time a troublesome badass good man.
Adam Freaking Sandler….
Make some bizarre voices, scream a coupe instances. All with a m***nic, misplaced facial features. Rinse, Repeat
I really like him, however within the final ten to fifteen years Morgan Freeman is principally simply Morgan Freeman in all the things.
Morgan Freeman is all the time the older advisor to the protagonist, from being God, to Purple, to Vitruvius.
Bruce Willis is just about all the time some retired cop/army man who’s compelled to return to a lifetime of justice/army s**t after some unhealthy s**t occurs.
Samuel L. Jackson just about simply performs himself in each film he is in.
Samuel L. Jackson is all the time the identical badass.
Nicholas Cage portrays Nicholas Cage.
To his credit score there are a ton of Nicolas Cages in his repertoire, largely from mixing totally different ranges of Loopy.
Ryan Reynolds. Positive he is wanting man with a smoking spouse, however I imply come on folks. I do not assume I’ve ever seen him truly embrace a personality – I simply really feel like “hey, that is how ryan acts in the actual world”
Ryan Reynolds has made a profession of being the clever cracking fast witted quipper. He’s actually Deadpool in each film now, simply sans the Uber violence, mutant skills and 4th wall breaking.
That’s not a criticism, simply the area of interest he has been in a position to very efficiently embrace.
John Wayne just about performed John Wayne in each film he was in regardless that the names of his character was totally different.
Will Ferrell is a little bit of a one-trick pony. Positive his character has main variations based mostly on the story-line, however on the finish of the day, his model of an anchorman, pro-ice skater, basketball participant, marriage ceremony/funeral crasher, nascar racer, and many others.. is just about the identical character each time..
As a lot because it pains me to say it, Chris Pratt. It all the time simply looks as if he’s enjoying himself in numerous situations.
Each time Chris Pratt is in a film I all the time consider it as Burt Macklin: dinosaur wrangler / house hero / no matter.
Significantly! One twitchy, angsty, however thinks she’s cooler than everybody else and oh so edgy chick arising.
Blonde, tanned and her hair is not even Gwyneth Paltrow good (equally annoying). I am a FRIENDS fan so can affirm she is so overrated.
Sarah Jessica Parker is Carrie Bradshaw in each film. Even within the motion pictures she made earlier than Intercourse and the Metropolis. Even the witch she performs in Hocus Pocus is Carrie Bradshaw.
I hate to say it however Jack Nicholson hit a sure age the place he stated ‘f**okay it I am executed performing’.
Notable movies embrace ‘Jack Nicholson in clown make-up’, ‘Jack Nicholson is a werewolf’ and the Boston basic ‘Jack Nicholson is a gangster’.
Since Associates premiered, I’ve by no means seen him play a personality that is not considerably like Chandler. In mannerisms, humour, insecurity and many others and many others. Which makes me assume – the place does Chandler cease and Matthew Perry start?
You won’t know his identify, however you undoubtedly know his face. He is in all the things, and the characters he performs are virtually all the time uptight and disapproving.
Jon Bernthal. All the time the powerful man. Though he does do it effectively. Favored him quite a bit in Fury.
Johnny goddamn Depp. I just lately re-watched Benny and Joon; I had forgotten he may truly play a job apart from his standard. Man, I miss basic Johnny Depp.
Johnny Depp as “yet one more awkward, pale, weird-hair, goofy-moving character”. Coming quickly. Once more.
Jennifer Lawrence performs a twenty one thing 12 months outdated actress who has the identical performing expertise and vary of somebody overacting their approach by way of a neighborhood faculty play.
There is a handful of men that principally simply play mobsters. Tony Sirico and Vincent Pastors (Paulie and Large P**sy from the Sopranos) are good examples.
I am probably not a film buff so right me if I am flawed. I have never seen Denzel Washington talked about but. He appears to all the time play the badass man who kicks ass each time. Positive, he has been a crooked cop, a gangster, and many others. however he is nonetheless all the time the identical badass man. I imply, are you able to think about him enjoying some awkward nerd? I do not assume he can pull off another kind of function
Gary Oldman. He all the time play a personality that is not recognizable since he all the time appears and act so in another way.