The movie industry has really grown over the years owing to the numerous advancements that have been made in technology. Special effects have really made work easier for actors because they no longer have to perform their own stunts. It may still be entertaining to go home to an action movie but the use of special effects to do stunts has taken out thrill of watching action movies for a lot of people. Still in the movie industry, you will find actors who are not afraid to take the risk involved in some stunts in a bid to keep movies exciting for the fans. This article seeks to appreciate some of the actors who despite the advancements in technology have decided to keep their stunts real.
The first actor on our list is Jason Statham. Jason ensures he maintains the excitement of a film he is featured in for his fans by refusing to allow any doubles to perform his scenes, no matter how difficult they are. He believes that it is sad for an actor not to do his or her own stunts. In fact, his love for performing almost cost him his life while he was acting Expendables 3. The only thing that saved him from drowning was his history as a professional diver.
The second actor we are looking at is Tom Cruise. Tom Cruise is the second actor on this list. To Cruise is mainly known for his willingness to do even the craziest stunts. Cruise became more famous after pulling off two of the craziest stunts in Mission Impossible and Rogue One. The fact that no stunt appears to faze him will make his name live on for a very long time in the movie industry.
Angelina Jolie is the fourth actor on our list. She has made a name for herself by not asking for doubles any time she has a difficult stunt to perform. Angelina was left scarred and with a concussion after her famous movie salt.
Jackie Chan is the fourth actor on our list. Jackie Chan has become a big name in the industry from being a mere stuntman in Bruce Lee’s movies. A lot of children have taken up karate after watching some of his movies. Jackie Chan does not limit himself to martial arts however, he has also scaled tall buildings, jumped from moving vehicles and dangled from helicopters while trying to deliver to his fans.
Fifth on our list is Cameron Diaz. Apart from having a big name in romantic comedies, she has also made a name for herself in action movies. In most of her action films, Diaz refused to let doubles do her stunts for her and went at it herself which has done a lot for her name here. She has done all her stunts in films such as Knight and Day and Charlie’s Angels.