10 actors, who do not need stand-ins
It is no secret that one of the main reasons why audiences are so fond of Adventure - a dizzying deadly tricks that cause stagnation of blood in the veins. Of course, a nice bonus to the action are very well turned out characters and unexpected plot twists, but in the end, people want to see how the actors jumping from skyscrapers, pass through the fire and plunged into the icy water. The more and the unreal, the better!
While most actors are not willing to risk their lives in order to please the insatiable public, there is a very remarkable group of celebrities, intent on their own to do all the hard work. Pursuing different motives, whether they test their own spirit, or search for thrills, they are willing to recklessly exposed to all the dangers that come up for their characters director.
We present 10 stars, which are so successfully saved on a stuntman and perform their own stunts.
We think that no one will be impressed by the fact that Kristen Stewart she performed all the stunts on the set of "Twilight" saga. Nevertheless, admirable that starred in the action film "Snow White and the Huntsman", it is also not afraid to take on the work of stuntmen. According to an interview given "Hollywood Life", it is to perform the stunts, dizzying jumps from a cliff to complex fight scenes.
Now, of course, difficult to imagine that Harrison Ford, being quite at the ripe old age takes care of all these stunts furious. But when Ford was younger, and only became a star worldwide, acting in the role of Indiana Jones, he was determined, and risked his head, hanging by helicopter and by participating in the scenes with the car accident. He was so stubborn in this regard that his understudy, Vic Armstrong, had to work hard to convince Ford to leave him the most dangerous stunts, saying that otherwise it will not be paid.
Chloe Grace Moretz
Sure, it looks cool, good health when the peasants themselves unable to perform all the tricks, but when it does a fragile teenage girl? This is an incredibly impressive achievement. Before to get the main role in the movie "Kick-Ass" and stand on the red carpet in Hollywood, Moretz long time trying to prove to everyone around them that it is able to succeed in the entertainment industry. And I start with the fact that refused to become an understudy and perform most of the stunts herself, of course, after three months of training with professional stuntmen.
Matt Damon appeared in numerous roles, from the introspective drama characters to supporting roles as a guest star in sitcoms. However, one of his most famous characters - a Jason Bourne film series of the same name. Bourne performs a ton of deadly tricks, and there's no stuntman, who would perform them for Damon. These tricks are not always easy to actor and as Damon himself admitted, with water stunts makes him very nervous - but he does not retreat and continues to perform them himself. Very good job, given that Matt Damon has never positioned itself as a pure action hero.
Over the years Jason Statham creating a reputation as a superstar fighters. One of the reasons why he was able to achieve its goal, is that he himself performed all the stunts for his very first role, and people certainly appreciated his physical abilities, recorded on camera. As he himself admitted in an interview with the CBS, the budget of his first film does not have any means for any stunt or no special effects, so all he had to carry alone. Now, more people are looking forward to new movies with Statham, since the tricks that he performs, are becoming more crazy.
When Theo was one of the main roles in the films "Divergent" series, he almost immediately found superstar status. However, he is always ready to prove that he got his fame not only for beautiful eyes. Stunt veteran Hollywood Garrett Warren says: "Theo himself performs all the fights, no doubles. We're betting with the guys that if James will continue in this spirit, it is easy to become the next superstar fighters. "
When an actor gets a symbolic role as the role of James Bond - the character played by many before him - he simply must play it is even better than its predecessors and to have an excellent physical preparation. And Daniel Craig is a good example. Says the actor: "It's important for me to fulfill most of my tricks. I wanted to test myself, performing the jump from one crane to another. " Indeed, with the jib jump (the movie "Casino" Royal ""), located at an altitude of 35 meters, not less, it is considered one of the best tricks in the history of the Bond series.
Incomparable Adzhelina Jolie is famous for his ability to play a strong female character - a role of Lara Croft is worth. However, if you think of the famous actress fulfills all the tricks professional understudy, better think again. According to Simon Crane, a personal trainer Jolie, in such furious action films as "Salt" and "Wanted" Jolie herself performs 99% of all the tricks. And it requires many hours of hard work and painful learning - for example, playing Evelyn Salt, Jolie was engaged in Muay Thai and Krav magoy 3-4 times a week.
In the film Lord of the Rings universe is no place for explosions and fierce gunfire from pistols, but we can not say that they do not have any dangerous stunts. And Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn) was set up to carry out their own, without the participation of alternates. He took up the matter seriously, that when his fight scene dislodged tooth, he spent the lunch break on something to put it in place and get back to shooting. And if that's not enough, Vitto also performs all of the crazy stunts on the horse, which he demonstrated in the movie "Hidalgo." There anything this guy can not do?
Everyone knows that Christian Bale is suitable to all her roles very seriously and is ready to dump weight and gain weight, to immerse themselves in the nature of the character. But it does more than just changes its appearance - it also performs most of his own stunts. Playing Batman, Bale made the most of what I had to do the Dark Knight of Gotham City - including ignoring the laws of gravity stunts on top of a skyscraper in Hong Kong. Despite the fact that he may at any time transfer the initiative to his understudy, he obviously loves his job and is not afraid to get dirty.