There are good and bad accents – and then there’s Keanu Reeves Dracula.
An actor’s accent is often crucial to their role as a real person or from a part of the world known for a particular accent.
Here is my list of 10 amazing and scary accents from actors. Fair warning, I’m not including some of the offensive depictions of minorities in earlier films because it’s all too clear how bad the accents and imitations are.
Start with the best…
Jamie Foxx — Rays
Philip Seymour Hoffman — Capote
Heath Ledger — Brokeback Mountain
Matthew Reese — American
Connor Trinell — made in America
Angelina Jolie – Maleficent
Daniel Day-Lewis — exist father’s name
Daniel Kaluuya — go out
Andrew Lincoln — walking dead
Benedict Cumberbatch – black mass
Now get ready for bad things…
Tom Cruise – distance
Christopher Lambert — Highlander
Nicolas Cage — Kang Air
Kevin Costner — Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
John Malkovich — Circus
Sean Connery – looking for red october
Keanu Reeves — Dracula of Bramstock
Jon Walter — python
Gerard Butler — PS: I love you
James Vanderbeek — college blues
What do you think of this list? Do you have some actors with good or bad accents that impress you? Let us know in the comments below.