15 Films You Didn’t Know Were Produced by Famous Actors

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15 Films You Didn’t Know Were Produced by Famous Actors

15 Films You Didn’t Know Were Produced by Famous Actors

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Hey, famous actors need something to do with their time other than diving into swimming pools full of gold, Scrooge McDuck style. Some of them have turned to producing, ranging from “I am actually going to work on getting this film made” to “I am going to pay for it and get an executive producer credit” to “I am going to slap my name on this thing so it and/or I look good” to “my production company did this one, but I wasn’t really involved on a personal level.” The world of Hollywood is a strange and wonderful place. Whichever type of producer we’re talking, here are 15 movies that have a name you might not have expected in their credits.

Danny DeVito – A Walk Among the Tombstones

DeVito pic by Philip Wilson

DeVito pic by Philip Wilson

Tom Hanks – Evan Almighty

Hanks pic by  El Hormiguero

Hanks pic by El Hormiguero

Robert De Niro – Rent

De Niro pic by David Shankbone

De Niro pic by David Shankbone

Kevin Spacey – The Social Network

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Brad Pitt – Kick-Ass

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George Clooney – Far From Heaven

 

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Leonardo DiCaprio – Orphan

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Diane Keaton – Elephant

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Will Ferrell – Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

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Robert Duvall – Crazy Heart

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Kelsey Grammer – Girlfriends

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OK, Girlfriends isn’t a TV show, but let it slide. This one’s too weird not to include.

Ben Stiller – Submarine

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Reese Witherspoon – Gone Girl

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Tom Cruise – Elizabethtown

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Johnny Depp – Hugo

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Related topics actors, Danny DeVito, George Clooney, Kevin Spacey, lists, producers, Robert De Niro, Tom Hanks
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