9 awful sci-fi/horror movies that launched major acting careers

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:31 PM EST

They say there are no small roles, just small actors. But what do they know, whoever "they" are? There ARE small roles. Small, crappy, embarrassing roles. But some of them launched the careers of actors we love. Actors who wish they could forget about them.

Over at hollywood.com, Peter Hall pulled together a list of the worst movies that launched the best actors. Here's what he came up with:

Leonardo DiCaprio, Critters 3 Mark Ruffalo, Mirror, Mirror 2: Raven Dance; Mirror, Mirror 3: The Voyeur Jonathan Rhys Meyers, The Killer Tongue Angelina Jolie, Cyborg 2 Jorge Garcia, Tales From the Crapper George Clooney, Return to Horror High Jennifer Aniston, Leprechaun Demi Moore, Parasite Jason Bateman, How Can I Tell If I'm Really in Love

To read the embarrassing details, head on over to hollywood.com and check out the complete article.