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Actors & Actresses Who Aren't Big Fans Of Their Own Work

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Earlier this week Jim Carrey made headlines when he said that he couldn't support the level of violence in his new movie "Kick-Ass 2" and the movie isn't even out yet. Our friends over at the dailybeast point out it's not the first time a star has bashed a movie they starred in, although they typically wait till after the fact to do so.

And by the way, the movies are some of the best movies ever...

1. Some of our favorite examples, did you know that Sir Alec Guiness the man who brought us Obi Wan Kenobi was not a fan, apparently the force of star wars was lost on him. Here's what he wrote to a friend during the shooting of the original "Star Wars": "New rubbish dialogue reaches me every other day on wadges of pink paper-and none of it makes my character clear or even bearable."

2. And it may have been one of the happiest sounds of all..."The Sound of Music" though sounded like nails on a chalkboard to Christopher Plummer, He hated it. He told "The Hollywood Reporter": "It was so awful and sentimental and gooey," "I had to work terribly hard to try to infuse some miniscule bit of humor into it."

3. And then there's Woody Allen, who wrote, directed, starred in and hated "Manhattan". The critics loved it.. but woody told a reporter:  "I didn't like the film at all, I spoke to United Artists at the time and offered to make a film for them for nothing if they would not put it out."

A couple of other noteable stars who hate their own movies:

4. Kate Winslet absolutely hated herself in "Titanic". Here's what she said in an interview: "Every single scene, I'm like, really? Really? You did it like that? Oh, my God," "Even my American accent, I can't listen to it. It's awful. Hopefully it's so much better now. It sounds terribly self-indulgent, but actors do tend to be very self-critical. I have a hard time watching any of my performances, but watching Titanic I was just like, oh, God, I want to do that again." Winslet also said that every time she hears Celine Dion's theme song to the film, "My Heart Will Go On," she feels "like throwing up."

5. George Clooney acknowledged that "Batman and Robin" was basically crap. Here's what he told one interviewer: "With hindsight it's easy to look back at this and go, whoa, that was really shit, and I was really bad in it," he said. "The truth is, my phone rang, and the head of Warner Brothers said, ‘Come into my office. You are going to play Batman in a Batman film,' and I said, ‘Yeah!' I called my friends, and they screamed, and I screamed, and we couldn't believe it! I just thought the last one had been successful, so I thought I was just going to be in a big successful franchise movie. In a weird way I was. Batman is still the biggest break I ever had, and it completely changed my career, even if it was weak and I was weak in it. It was a difficult film to be good in. I don't know what I could have done differently."

6. And Katheryn Heigl was disgusted with the stereotypes in "Knocked Up". In a "Vanity Fair" article she said: "It paints the women as shrews, as humorless and uptight, and it paints the men as lovable, goofy, fun-loving guys. It exaggerated the characters, and I had a hard time with it, on some days. I'm playing such a bitch; why is she being such a killjoy? Why is this how you're portraying women? Ninety-eight percent of the time it was an amazing experience, but it was hard for me to love the movie."

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