40 Hollywood Movie Roles That Almost Cost The Actors Their Lives Or Limbs

By Silver David
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Though some say that acting is not a real job because it is easy and essentially “playing pretend,” this is not always the case. Many movies can effectively make sets and special effects look real. Unfortunately, things can get so real that actors are actually put in real danger. Many of the movie roles discussed in this article involved high-risk stunts that could make you wonder how anyone could let this happen.

Bruce Lee’s son, Brandon Lee, stands as an example of an actor who, unlike the others on this list, wasn’t so lucky. He tragically died after being shot with a prop gun during the shooting of The Crow. Still, the actors' performances in these movies are some of the best ever captured on-screen. Once you are done reading, you will never look at these movies the same way again.