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Trivia Quiz - Actors Who Turned Down Premier Movie Roles

This quiz is about actors who passed on prime movie roles. These actors may not have been the only one who passed on the roll but, will be the only actor among the given choices. The actor who eventually landed the role is in parenthesis.

Quiz Number: 3486
Date Submitted: October 18, 2010
Quiz Categories: Movies, Movie Stars, Movie Stars' Movie Characters
Quiz Type: People Quiz
Author: FRANKL1965
Average Score: 34.5 percent
Times Taken: 508 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11

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1. Who turned down the role of Axel Foley in "Beverly Hills Cop" (Eddie Murphy)?
  A.   Wesley Snipes
  B.   Sylvester Stallone
  C.   Burt Reynolds
  D.   Chevy Chase

2. Who turned down the role of Neo in "The Matrix" (Keanu Reeves)?
  A.   Kiefer Sutherland
  B.   Tom Cruise
  C.   Emilio Estevez
  D.   Will Smith

3. Who turned down the role of Jerry Maguire in "Jerry Maguire" (Tom Cruise)?
  A.   Tom Hanks
  B.   Charlie Sheen
  C.   Matthew Broderick
  D.   Jim Carrey

4. Who turned down the role of Dr. Richard Kimble in "The Fugitive" (Harrison Ford)?
  A.   John Travolta
  B.   Alec Baldwin
  C.   Mel Gibson
  D.   Kevin Costner

5. Who turned down the role of Gandalf in "The Lord of the Rings" (Ian McKellan)?
  A.   Sam Neill
  B.   Michael Gambon
  C.   Sean Connery
  D.   Richard Harris

6. Who turned down the role of The Terminator in "The Terminator" (Arnold Scharzenegger)?
  A.   Yaphett Kotto
  B.   Lou Ferrigno
  C.   Jesse Ventura
  D.   O.J.Simpson

7. Who turned down the role of Harry Callahan in "Dirty Harry" (Clint Eastwood)?
  A.   Frank Sinatra
  B.   Robert Redford
  C.   Robert DeNiro
  D.   Michael Caine

8. Who turned down the role of Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in "Top Gun" (Tom Cruise)?
  A.   Corey Haim
  B.   Scott Baio
  C.   Judd Nelson
  D.   Rob Lowe

9. Who turned down the role of Sam Wheat in "Ghost" (Patrick Swayze)?
  A.   Michael J. Fox
  B.   Andrew McCarthy
  C.   Al Pacino
  D.   Bruce Willis

10. Who turned down the role of Jason Bourne in "The Bourne Identity" (Matt Damon)?
  A.   Mark Wahlberg
  B.   Johnny Depp
  C.   Brad Pitt
  D.   Mark Ruffalo®    Introduction    Privacy Policy    Conditions of Use    

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