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15 Film Stars Who Went Through Extreme Body Transformation For Their Movie Roles!

15 Film Stars Who Went Through Extreme Body Transformation For Their Movie Roles!

They invest their sweat, time, confidence and insecurities just to put up a show that will entertain us, isn't that remarkable in itself?

For those who think that it is easy to be an actor because they are blessed with the luxurious life and fame, never really tried broadening their horizon. No job is easy, not even your favorite actor's or actresses. Especially for those, who are good at what they do, things don't come easy for them. For actors to do justice with their roles, they undergo some extreme transitions and changes. Those changes are sometimes scandalizing, and sometimes are breathtaking. 

They invest their sweat, time, confidence and insecurities just to put up a show that will entertain us, isn't that remarkable in itself? Here are some famous actors who went too far to connect with their role as an actor, and garnered respect, applauds and yes, money!

1. Jennifer Aniston

For the movie 'Cake', Aniston had to abstain herself from working out for two and a half months as her role demanded weight gain and looking in a certain way to fit. The 'Friends' alum never fails to leave her fans awestruck.

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2.  Jared Leto

No matter how amazing it feels to eat food, but if you have to force-feed yourself, you would rather pass. Leto on the other hand, gained 60 pounds for the movie 'Chapter 27' by using the same technique, and that is through force-feeding.

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3. Chris Hemsworth

Well, this handsome cookie and everyone's weakness lost 33 pounds for his role in the movie 'In the Heart of the Sea'. Soon the Australian dishy man was set for his unforgettable role as 'Thor' with his gained muscles and mass.

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4. Colin Farrell

Yes, there is makeup, but nothing can give a person the authenticity for a role if they hadn't gone through any personal change, and Colin for his role did go through a massive change. He gained more than 45 pounds for his role in 'The Lobster'.

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5. Joaquin Phoenix

From this to that- Major body change for the movie 'You Were Never Really Here' is clear in this picture, and no one can imagine the things he had to eat to look like this.

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6. James McAvoy

James had to indulge in painful and strenuous exercises along with a strict diet to look like this. His huge body was in demand for a long time in the movie 'Glass'.

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7. Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake first had to lose 22 pounds for his movie 'Nightcrawler' and then had to prepare for his next role that demanded fully built body. He looked shockingly different in the movie 'Southpaw'. 

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8. Adam Driver

To do justice with his role in the historical drama film 'Silence', Adam had to lose 50 pounds to make himself look legit.

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9. Chris Pratt

Chris who has played roles looking bulky and chubby most of the time made his breakthrough appearance in the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' for which he lost 60 pounds in six months. 

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10. Anne Hathaway

The gorgeous beauty, Anne was one of the most loved characters in 'Les Misérables' for which she had to lose 24lbs, and she indeed looked beautiful.

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11. Charlize Theron

The beauty queen who people are accustomed to seeing in fancy gowns and jewelry had to gain 50 pounds to portray her role in 'Tully'.

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12. Christian Bale

You wouldn't imagine these actors putting themselves through so much! Bale, for his role in 'Vice', had to gain 45 pounds that made him unrecognizable to another extent!

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13. Matt Damon

Who doesn't wish to have a life like them, where they can gain as much as they want to and then lose it eventually? Matt had to gain 30 pounds for his role in 'The Informant', which he lost it too. 

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14. Jonah Hill

 He has made many of us laugh, and the world has loved his funny roles. However, for a serious and disturbing role in the Netflix series 'Maniac,' Jonah went through a transformation that left his fans in shock!
 

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15. Hugh Jackman

Who isn't crazy for this handsome? He had to work his hardest to lose 33 pounds for the movie 'Les Misérables' and soon again had to gain muscles for 'The Wolverine'. Hats off to their dedication!

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