Many Hollywood actors do their stunts, and most of their stunts are risky. One wrong move and they would go crashing down. Unheeding the deadly risks involved in stunts, these actors manage to do it without a double.
One does not need to carry out stunts to get killed during the moviemaking process. Some artists have collapsed when they are puffing off their cigarettes in between shots. They expect a greater pay by doing so. Also, they work honestly for the money given and carry out daredevilry on screen. The stunts by actors are commendable.
Actor Christian Bale did Batsman, and he drew inspiration from the role that he received. It is no surprise that the inspiration made him do just what a superhero does on the screen. Christian Bale had been doing stunts very long before he did the Batsman movie.
Jackie Chan’s movies have no brains in it, and the dialogues are horrendous. But, nobody notices all that. Audiences are drawn to Jackie Chan's movies to watch his death-defying stunts. He has sustained multiple fractures in the course of doing stunts.
Daniel Craig immediately reminds us of the 007
. He has been an actor long before doing James Bond. He emerges in most of the movies as a spy and does those chilling action scenes all by himself.
There are different opinions about whether Tom Cruise is a noteworthy actor in Hollywood cinema. But even those who have negative opinions about Tom Cruise are taken in by his swift action scenes.
The fact that Cameron Diaz does her stunts comes as a surprise. She is known for her romantic appearance in movies. But, as things turn difficult, Cameron Diaz exhibits her daredevilry by doing stunts.
Josh Hutcherson, the Hollywood actor, is just a young man. The 21-year-old man has injured himself a lot by doing stunts many actors hesitate to do. There have been many action flicks before his movie Hunger Games. But, he has done his best action scenes in the movie Hunger Games.
Chloe Grace Moretz
Most of the audiences across the world know Chloe Grace Moretz as the action girl in Kick-Ass. She never compromises when it comes to doing action flicks and does not let a look-alike do the stunts.
Harrison in no exception from these other actors when it comes to performing daredevil stunts. The director readily chooses Harrison Ford as he volunteers to do all the stunt himself, and in the process he also gets injured.
Arnold Schwarzenegger started his career as an athlete. He rose to instant fame. As an athlete, it befits him to do stunts that pin the audiences to their seats. Being vested with skills in stunts, he easily got jobs. Arnold Schwarzenegger is already old. But the former Governor makes things look very real on screen.
At the very mention of Jason Statham, any of the Hollywood audiences would pick him out as one of the best action heroes. The movie offers pour in him for him as he daringly does stunts.
Kristen Stewart, the Hollywood actress, may not be a good actress on screen. But she is a startling surprise for fans as she does stunts. Many people feel that it is better for her to turn a stunt artist.
Steve McQueen has always been a lover of motorbikes. He performs daring stunts in bikes that have landed him in trouble many times. He is known for his role in the movie ‘
The Great Escape
During the early decades of the 20th century, many actors did not know anything about stunts. But, the stunt was there in the movie Safety Last. Harold Lloyd did the daredevil stunt in the movie Safety Last by clinging to the ledge of the tenth floor.
Keanu Reeves did some stunts in movie Speed, and the audiences were spellbound and tied to their seats. The director had the least plan to put the main hero in trouble. But Keanu Reeves did not mind taking risks.
Even children of today know the daredevil Sylvester Stallone. While doing Rambo for his successful series, he performed antiques as jumping from tree to tree. In the process, he fractured a rib or two.
Burt Reynolds is yet another actor known for death-defying stunts. In a movie that involved canoeing, Burt Reynolds fractured his bones while doing the stunt. That was a stunt which director John Boorman least preferred.
Jessica Tandy is noted for her role in Driving Miss Daisy. She was at the ripe age of 80. But she managed to walk from house to the car. Maybe, it is not a stunt, but something quite daring for her age.
During a bewildering stunt in her movie, Angelina Jolie injured her neck, and she bled profusely. Not everybody would be reminded of the news that hit the headlines. But, Angelina Jolie says that there is a scar that reminds her of the accident while doing the stunt.
Zoe Bell did the stunt artist for
in the movie Kill Bill. The director of the movie Kill Bill was taken in by Zoe’s daredevilry. He suggested that Bell does lead role in his movie Death Proof, that hit the silver screens in 2007. Zoe Bell even commented once that she loves doing stunts. Always, the audiences find her action scenes realistic. Also, Zoe Bell is a good skater. She did roller skating for the movie Whip It!.
Veteran actor Burt Lancaster, who passed away on October 20, 1994, was an acrobat during his earlier days. His versatility in acrobatics helped him do swashbuckling action scenes with much ease. A standing example is the movie ‘The Flame and the Arrow'. Also, for the promotion of the movie, Lancaster visited places and did wonderful acrobatic feats before fans. It is to be noted that Burt Lancaster is the winner of Oscar Film Awards.