Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise... these Hollywood stars all went through radical transformations for major movie roles. Check them out in full makeover mode...
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1. Jennifer Aniston in Squirrels to the Nuts
Jennifer Aniston in Squirrels to the Nuts.
2. Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston is famed for her gorgeous locks, but she had to cover up her long blonde hairstyle for a brown bob in Squirrels to the Nuts.Click on to see Jennifer's transformation…
3. Naomi Watts
4. Naomi Watts as Princess Diana
Naomi Watts as Princess Diana in Diana.
5. Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson's vintage style and '50s look made her the perfect choice to star in vintage biopic Hitchcock.Click on to see Scarlett's transformation…
6. Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh
Scarlett Johansson as Janet Leigh in Hitchcock.
7. Cameron Diaz
8. Cameron Diaz in The Other Woman
9. Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway recently chopped her long tresses into a cute pixie crop to play Fatine in the film adaptation of West End musical, Les Miserables. We can't wait to check out her singing!
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10. Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway as Fatine in Les Miserables.
11. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise was a far cry from the Top Gun hottie we all know and love when he turned bald and chubby to assume the part of sleazy Hollywood producer Les Grossman in the 2008 comedy, Tropic Thunder. His performance was such a hit that the super-star is reprising the character in a spin-off film due out in 2014.
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12. Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise reprised his Tropic Thunder character to perform opposite Jennifer Lopez at the MTV Movie Awards in 2010.
13. Renee Zelleweger
American actress Renee Zellweger won over fans and critics alike when she stepped into Bridget Jones' oversized knickers in the 2001 British comedy, Bridget Jones's Diary, and its 2004 sequel, The Edge of Reason. Even more impressive than her adopted English accent was the fact that she piled on two stone for the parts.
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14. Renee Zelleweger
Renee Zelleweger as Bridget Jones. The actress is rumoured to be starring in the third instalment of the film franchise, although she is said to be considering a fat suit rather than piling on the pounds herself.
15. Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman's prosthetic nose completely overhauled her appearance for 2002 film, The Hours, in which she played legendary writer, Virginia Woolf. Nicole, who assumed a lower, raspy voice for the role, went on to win the Best Actress Oscar in 2002.
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16. Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf in The Hours.
17. Gwyneth Paltrow
Movie beauty Gwyneth Paltrow donned a fat suit to play the overweight Rosemary in the Farrelly brothers' 2001 romantic comedy, Shallow Hall. The actress admitted that it was an intense experience, saying: "I tried it on and went in public and people wouldn't even look at me, wouldn't make eye contact with me."
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18. Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow in her fat suit to play Rosemary.
19. Demi Moore
Demi Moore famously shaved her head to play female navy recruit Jordan O'Neill in Ridley Scott's 1997 GI Jane. She also embarked on an intense exercise regime to attain an ultra-ripped bod.
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20. Demi Moore
Demi Moore in GI Jane.
21. Christian Bale
Christian Bale lost a whopping 63 pounds to play the role of a chronic insomniac in the 2004 suspense flick, The Machinist, which he achieved through a punishing exercise regime and a super-strict diet. The actor, who later beefed up to play Batman, admitted that the dangerous weight loss was not at the request of the director and revealed: "I had what could be called a kind of stupid feeling of invincibility."
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22. Christian Bale
Christian Bale shows off his emaciated frame in The Machinist.
23. Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman followed in Demi Moore's footsteps by doing away with all her hair for her role in 2005 film, V for Vendetta. A bold move that highlighted her perfect features even more!
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24. Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman in V for Vendetta.
25. Charlize Theron
Glamazon Charlize Theron looked totally unrecognisable in her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster. Theron, who won the Best Actress Oscar in 2003, bulked up on a diet of carbs for the role and donned a set of false teeth and heavy make-up.
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26. Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron as Aileen Wuornos in Monster.
27. Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt underwent hours of heavy make-up, including the addition of prosthetic wrinkles, for his role as a man who ages in reverse in the 2009 film, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Even the actor's father, William, was shocked at the transformation, saying he looked "eerie".
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28. Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt as an elderly Benjamin Button.
29. Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon couldn't have looked further from her Sex and the City character, Miranda, when she took to the stage in Broadway play, Wit. The actress had to shave her head to play the lead role, Vivian Bearing, a cancer stricken poetry professor.
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30. Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon takes her bow as Vivian Bearing.
Jennifer Aniston in Squirrels to the Nuts
Jennifer Aniston in Squirrels to the Nuts.