Hollywood stars in impressive makeup


Hollywood stars have been popular for their roles in the high grossing movies. They have impressive performances and good-looking appearance. It is interesting and surprising to watch a film and then half way through the audience may realise that the character played a well-known actor or actress, but they look so different that the audience do not recognize them straight away.


Jim Carrey, Canadian-American actor and comedian, in “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000) was depicted as a cave-dwelling, catlike creature with a heart “two sizes too small”. The prosthetic make-up Jim Carrey wore took 3 hours to apply.


Jim Carrey was depicted as a cave-dwelling, catlike creature


In Norbit (2007), Eddie Murphy turns into different characters. He tells about his comedy romp, Norbit (Eddit Murphy) has ever had it easy. He is forced into marriage by the mean, junk food-chugging queen, Rasputia (Eddie Murphy).


Eddie Murphy is the highest grossing actor in motion picture history.


In The Curious Case of Benjamin Button released in 2008, Brad Pitt’s sensitive performance made Benjamin Button a “timeless masterpiece”.


Charlize Theron starred as the serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003). Film critic Roger Ebert considered her role as “one of the greatest performance in history of the cinema”.


Charlize Theron rose to fame in the late 1990s.


Mike Myers starred as the title character in The Cat in the Hat.


Rebecca Romijn is best known for her role as Mystique in the X-Men films. 60% of her body was covered by nearly 100 individual prosthetics, plus blue bodypaint on the rest.


Rebecca Romijn is best known for her role as Alexis Meade on the hit show Ugly Betty.


Tom Cruise changed differently in the movie Tropic Thunder which is an action comedy about a group self-absorbed actors.



Gwyneth Paltrow took a big risk in her movie, Shallow Hal. This Hollywood hottie turned into a fattie. She talked with NY Rock’s Prairie Miller about the agony and ecstasy of subtracting and adding all those synthetic pounds.


Gwyneth Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films such as Se7en.


Ron Perlman wears most of his Hellboy outfit, minus the hand and the face. The audience may find this scene weird.


Heath Ledger in “the Dark Knight” showed up with a very basic makeup kit consisting of mascara, white grease paint, and lip stick.


Heath Ledger wore makeup kit consisting of mascara, white grease paint, and lip stick.



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