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The Worst British Accents Ever
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Mike Myers (As Fat Bastard)
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

Mike Myers can do a good Scottish accent. A very good Scottish accent, in fact, as seen in 1993's So I Married An Axe Murderer, and it's not really that surprising considering his Scottish heritage and rampant Anglophilia. Unfortunately this doesn't mean he can't contort his inner Caledonian for comedic purposes, twisting and stretching "Scottish" so it's more understandable - and more rubbish, hence Fat Bastard's voice sounding at times a bit Liverpudlian with a touch of Canadian in there too.

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1 Worst accent ever is missing! And it's by a Brit too!
Posted on Tuesday December 18, 2012, 13:28 by RiotSloth
Can't believe that Charlie Hunnam's execrable accent in Green Street hasn't been mentioned - truly the most laughably bad cock-er-nee accent I have ever heard: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePdDZLSgoRA What makes it worse is the fact that he is a Brit himself! When in the US everyone that my mate and I met thought we were Aussies. What is that all about? I'm from Brighton and my mate is a Scot. Read More

2 Tango & Cash (1989) - Brion James
Posted on Friday June 15, 2012, 05:34 by Sajmeister
As much as I love Brion James, may God rest his soul, he was a brilliant actor! His character in Tango & Cash, where he played the cockney hard man/henchman Requin! That has to be one of the WORST British accents ever!! Surprised that didn't make this list! See this http://youtu.be/D2w1qm_zIWg Read More

3 worst Scottish accent EVER
Posted on Wednesday December 14, 2011, 04:17 by gingerk
How about TV's Star Trek: The Original Series. The guy they found to play Scotty had the most godawful accent. Not only was he a terrible excuse for an actor, the accent wasn't even close to authentic. When they watched the show, my friends from Scotland didn't even know Scotty was supposed to be Scottish. The awful guy who attempted to act said he had never even heard a real Scottish accent; he never researched the role. So he made one up. How's that for a worst accent? Read More

4 RE: Worst British Accents Ever
Posted on Thursday September 22, 2011, 22:19 by Jakeoclubs
Dorset, Australia - whatever, same difference. Read More

5 RE: Brits>Yanks
Posted on Thursday September 22, 2011, 22:08 by Jakeoclubs
You are kind of a douche bag. No wonder people hate us. Of course they're pompous, they're brits. It's like telling the French they are rude, or the Gremans they are boring, no shit. You sound like Kevin Kline in Wanda. I hava minnesoooota accent donchayano. Read More

6 Angelina Jolie
Posted on Wednesday February 23, 2011, 14:47 by DeppyNik
I would have to say the Angelina's accent in the Tomb Raider films was terrible. In fact, I was almost positive that I would see her on the list. It actually makes you feel bad for the actor/ress trying hard to deliver the lines in proper British and it definitely is a distraction when watching the film. Although, in Tomb Raider's case (in both of them unfortunately) that's not such a bad thing! Read More

7 RE: Worst British Accents Ever
Posted on Wednesday September 29, 2010, 23:28 by horribleives
L: gazpop I do however have problems with the different geordie ones (unless I'm on the whisky) Don't worry about it - so does every non-geordie actor who's ever attempted one (apart from maybe Chris Eccleston and Mark Strong iniends In The Northoth came pretty close. The least said about Jerome sodding Flynn in /i] the better) Going back to our own national national shame, Michael Caine has done some awful american accents over the years - and to think he won an oscar for one of the fuckers. Read More

8 RE: Worst British Accents Ever
Posted on Wednesday September 29, 2010, 22:40 by hellsangel66
I was on holiday in Florida and the amount of Americans who thought I was Australian........'m from Dorset......!!! But you're right there have been some truly terrible British accents in movies over the years.....!!! Read More

9 RE: Worst British Accents Ever
Posted on Wednesday September 29, 2010, 14:22 by gazpop
Because I was born in Hampshire (darrrrrling), my father is from Yorkshire (but sounds unbelievably neutral) and my mother sounds like Hyacinth Bucket, I am able to pull off practically any accent/dialect/drawl. It really is amazing. You have to hear my Baaaston accent to believe it. I do however have problems with the different geordie ones (unless I'm on the whisky) and I have been known to lapse from Manc into Scouse and vice versa. The point is, accents can be incredibly hard. Hardest part of all is to keep them constant. The most impressive accenters (probably not a real word) I've come across have been Cate Blanchett, Christian Bale and John Lithgow. Out of interest, are there many different sounding accents in Candadia? I didn't mean to show off at the start. I'm sure most of them only sound good to my ears. But my Glasgee, Norn Irelan, and Valllleys man are pretty good cos I can keep them up. Accents where you can really stretch your mouth the most are both the mostRead More

10 RE: Worst British Accents Ever
Posted on Wednesday September 29, 2010, 10:00 by Discodez
One of the worst Cockney accents I've ever heard in a film is actually by a British actor! Charlie Hunnam's atrocius effort in "Green Street" is equally as bad as Depp or Whitakker and almost as laughably awful as Dick Van Dyke...     Read More

11 RE: Oirish accents
Posted on Wednesday September 29, 2010, 00:43 by Concise_Statement
L: malreynoldsmycaptain The Brits don't get it bad as the irish. Tom Cruise in far and away, Julia Roberts in michael collins, Richard Gere in the Jackal, Ewan McGregor in Angels and Demons, Gerald Butler in P.S. I Love You ...... I don't want to go on. List of hollywood actors fucking it up is endless. We irish it get the worse out of everybody! (Although cate blanchett and jared leto are the exceptions) suppose you caught the Amy Adams film 'Leap Year' then? Ssssssss... I am deeply sorry. Read More

12 V's Speech
Posted on Sunday February 21, 2010, 21:26 by kamon994
V's Speech is possibly the greatest thing I have ever heard Read More

13 RE:
Posted on Wednesday September 16, 2009, 12:19 by dylangod
s no such thing as a "basic" American accentf course there is. It's called General American (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_american), and what people mean by British accent is Received Pronunciation (or Standard English). Why is this so hard to grasp? There are loads of comments out there (imdb, for instance) constantly pointing out that there is no such thing as a general accent. You don't have to speak a regional accent to sound either American or British. But there are certain linguistic features you have to get perfectly right to make it sound genuine. sp;the myth of this generic accent that make so many Brits get it wrong.  You don't hear our subtle localismso ... Let me get this straight. Brits get wrong what you're saying is a myth? At any rate, the point is that "subtle localisms" are, well, localisms, right? And many actors do get them. But then it becomes a regional accent or even a dialect. And now sure, that extremely hard to achieve. But a genRead More

14 RE: How About A Little Perspective?
Posted on Sunday September 6, 2009, 19:40 by benskelly
Well, sorry I misunderstood.  I guess the confusion came from the anger of your post and the fact that there is no such thing as a "cowboy accent".  That would be like me calling a posh British dialect a "butler accent".   Anyway, you're right - I'm bored.    Not going to shoot my computer though, not being a cowboy and all...  Read More

15 RE: How About A Little Perspective?
Posted on Friday September 4, 2009, 12:35 by The Prodigy
L: benskelly And this proves what?  That there are rude people everywhere?  She probably did think you'd appreciate it - ignorance is bliss.  And if this is your biggest problem in life, then lucky you. Everyone else's accent is "awful" but ours.  Funny how that works.  asn't meant to prove anything, as I said, I was going off on a tangent. By 'Awful' I meant my impression of an American cowboy accent would have been awful not that the American accent itself is awful. *shoots console* "Boring conversation anyway." Read More

16 RE: How About A Little Perspective?
Posted on Thursday September 3, 2009, 17:10 by benskelly
y be true but when Hugh Laurie auditioned for the role with his 'American' accent, Bryan Singer had no idea he wasn't American until after he cast him.p; I don't know about that, but it is definitely a strange accent - and the weird part is he did a different American accent for the Stuart Little films and it was completely normal and believable.  Plus, I don't understand why they didn't just let him use his real accent.  We actually have Brits living and working in the US.  Gasp!  My brother-in-law being one of them.  The character is supposed to be a medical Sherlock Holmes, so...I don't get it.   But the accent stops me from ever getting completely into the show. ff on a tangent, when I was in Las Vegas an American woman I was talking to decided to do an impression of my accent back to me. I'm from Newcastle upon Tyne. Her impression of me sounded like a bad impression of Prince Charles. Did she honestly think I'd appreciate her attempt at cRead More

17 RE: How About A Little Perspective?
Posted on Thursday September 3, 2009, 08:57 by The Prodigy
L: benskelly Hugh Laurie sounds like no American I have ever heard in my life in House...that is a completely bizarre, alien accent. may be true but when Hugh Laurie auditioned for the role with his 'American' accent, Bryan Singer had no idea he wasn't American until after he cast him. To go off on a tangent, when I was in Las Vegas an American woman I was talking to decided to do an impression of my accent back to me. I'm from Newcastle upon Tyne. Her impression of me sounded like a bad impression of Prince Charles. Did she honestly think I'd appreciate her attempt at copying my accent? I should have done an awful 'Cowboy' accent back at her. Read More

18 G.I Joe: heavy duty
Posted on Wednesday September 2, 2009, 14:06 by thunderclap
Wait a sec, yes don Cheadle’s is god awful in Ocean’s film, but nothing is as bad as G.I Joe’s Character: heavy duty played by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. First the character is British, the actor playing him is British & from north London. But is cocky accent is like; he must of research by watching Sir Michael Caine old movies. It makes your ears burn. Plus the fact the film is crap, that didn’t help. Don’t ask why I watch it, saw it for free, Even my nephew wanted to leave it’s that’s bad & he’s 11yrs old. Read More

19 Don Cheadle
Posted on Wednesday September 2, 2009, 12:05 by oliraceking
Whenever I see him in the Ocean's films, I keep on thinking "Just get Danny John Jules" It just smacks of Soderbergh's smug clan of chums - what a turn off! Read More

20
Posted on Wednesday September 2, 2009, 09:08 by daylights
Before we get smuggly on our high horses - let's look no further than two of the greatest actors that ever lived. I recall Sir Johnny Gielgud doing a lousy Texan accent many years ago in a film that I cannot recall, and Laurence Olivier used to make me cringe at his attempts at 'acting' Jewish, Austrian, American. Face some facts fellas - accents are very difficult to pull off. Read More

21 Oirish accents
Posted on Tuesday September 1, 2009, 18:51 by malreynoldsmycaptain
The Brits don't get it bad as the irish. Tom Cruise in far and away, Julia Roberts in michael collins, Richard Gere in the Jackal, Ewan McGregor in Angels and Demons, Gerald Butler in P.S. I Love You ...... I don't want to go on. List of hollywood actors fucking it up is endless. We irish it get the worse out of everybody! (Although cate blanchett and jared leto are the exceptions) Read More

22
Posted on Tuesday September 1, 2009, 13:45 by Rhino171
Gerard Butler in PS I Love you is probably the worst accent. I grew up with Mary Poppins, so thought that was how they actually sounded for a lot of my life. Read More

23 Northern ireland accents
Posted on Tuesday September 1, 2009, 13:15 by munky22
Brad Pitt - the devils own, horrible accent, and cringe worthy to watch if your from Northern ireland! Read More

24
Posted on Tuesday September 1, 2009, 10:35 by rjgraham
Um, Myers' Scottish accent in Axe Murderer is... okay. I mean, better than what you get from a general approximation courtesy of The English, but not good. And yeah, his 'rampant Anglophilia' is a little besides the point. Read More

25 RE: Brits>Yanks
Posted on Monday August 31, 2009, 20:32 by benskelly
L: Razorus As for people saying how the Brits are just as bad as Yanks at doing accents, I think you'll find that you are very wrong.nd you know this because...?  You're British? glish actors can do a basic American accent very easily, usually a standard Northern one or a Southern drawl.here is no such thing as a "basic" American accent, and this shows your extreme ignorance.  It's the myth of this generic accent that make so many Brits get it wrong.  You don't hear our subtle localisms, just as most Americans can't detect yours.   dly, most don't know the difference between a Chicago and a Boston, as someone mentioned, but then again, it's not important to most audiences because those cities are not famous for unique accents.RONG.  Again.  Both cities have very famous accents that have been the source of much humor.  Did you notice anything in the last week with all the Ted Kennedy clips?  Ever seen the mRead More

26 Blown Away & The Devil's Own = ZING!!!
Posted on Monday August 31, 2009, 14:55 by Rich Empire
Tommy Lee Jones in Blown Away? Surely. Also Brad Pitt in The Devil's Own. Zing! Injecting comedy completely unintensionally. Also mike Myers again for Shrek, p-lease what the hell kind of Scottish accent was that? : $ Read More

27
Posted on Monday August 31, 2009, 13:55 by Oriainarama
Kim Catrell in A Tigers Tale= Worst accent ever!!!! its supposed to be an irish one. Read More

28 Good Accents
Posted on Monday August 31, 2009, 13:54 by Oriainarama
Michael Fassbender does an excellent posh WW2 english accent for Inglourious Basterds, also I liked Mike Myers in it as well. Read More

29
Posted on Monday August 31, 2009, 12:59 by Steorra
Virtually every attempt at a Scottish accent makes me want to weep. I couldn't even watch 'Finding Neverland' because I was so worried Johnny Depp's mangled accent might force me to the extreme lengths of cutting off my own ears so I wouldn't have to listen to him any longer. The only exception that comes to mind is the aforementioned Mike Myers in 'So I Married An Axe Murderer', and then only because every scene with the father is HILARIOUS. And I totally agree that it works both ways, hearing Ewan McGregor, James McAvoy and Gerard Butler butcher the American accent is embarassing. Read More

30 Brits>Yanks
Posted on Monday August 31, 2009, 11:59 by Razorus
Nice selection, though I think you could have found some better clips. Denzel's first line in his clip was actually ok. As for people saying how the Brits are just as bad as Yanks at doing accents, I think you'll find that you are very wrong. Most English actors can do a basic American accent very easily, usually a standard Northern one or a Southern drawl. Admittedly, most don't know the difference between a Chicago and a Boston, as someone mentioned, but then again, it's not important to most audiences because those cities are not famous for unique accents. Now, an Italian-American accent is something that is easily recognizable, as is a Southern one, or a Western "cowboy" one. It's just the standards of Hollywood really, to make things more accessible. American actors should NEVER be hired to do cockney accents, EVER. It is the worst thing IN THE WORLD. They just don't have a clue about what is real and what is the Hollywood interpretation of regional English accentRead More

31 Swept Away...
Posted on Sunday August 30, 2009, 23:00 by dylangod
Well, yeah... But Madonna was actually playing an American, wasn't she? Read More

32 RE: How About A Little Perspective?
Posted on Sunday August 30, 2009, 19:50 by wilmz68
Yep! Plenty of Yanks hired by English film-makers butchering the English accent, and vice versa!  So the casting directors are to blame really.  Read More

33
Posted on Sunday August 30, 2009, 12:11 by CoxintheBox
Natalie Portman wasn't that bad in V for Vendetta,and come on,Keanu Reeves was SO bad,so awful(T'IS THE MAN HIMSELF!)in Dracula that it's unfair to bracket Winona's agreeably poor attempt in with it.Reeves single-handedly ruined an otherwise great movie for me,and is responsible for the worst butchering of an English accent since the mighty DVD Poppins performance. Read More

34
Posted on Saturday August 29, 2009, 21:36 by tha gaffer
many of the green street cast Read More

35 Lord of the Rings
Posted on Saturday August 29, 2009, 15:38 by The True Mooseman
...is, for the most part, excellent as regards accents, yet for some reason Viggo Mortenson loses it in the Council of Elrond. Go listen to it, it sounds like nothing I've ever heard! It's not even as if it was his first day or anything... Read More

36 Worst case of a Scottish accent....
Posted on Saturday August 29, 2009, 14:17 by janiac83
Harrison Ford in Last Crusade - a cringe inducing awful moment in an otherwise brilliant film. No wonder it didn't fool those nazis. Thought Zellweger nailed the Brit accent in Bridget Jones 1, and the poster below is spot on with the comment regarding all the Brit actors playing Americans in Band of Brothers. When I was a kid I was convinced Dexter Fletcher was American thanks to his role in Press Gang! Read More

37 How about these for good?
Posted on Saturday August 29, 2009, 11:34 by GavManB
Damian Lewis in Band Of Brothers was awesome, I think a few other brits did good jobs in that series too. Also Christian Bale nails accents too! As fo the bad Dick Van Dyke is hilarious, SHTEP IN TOIME! Read More

38 You should definitely do one for Irish accents...
Posted on Saturday August 29, 2009, 06:26 by hobbes
There are much worse cases of that happening in films than people butchering the American or English accents!! Read More

39 How About A Little Perspective?
Posted on Saturday August 29, 2009, 03:46 by benskelly
I love you, Brits, really. But the earlier poster is right. If you think that this is a one-way street then you are sadly deluded. There has been many a terrible American accent from British actors - even the late great Laurence Olivier had a couple dodgy ones. You flatten vowels into pancakes and talk through your nose like you have a cold; sometimes you sound like you're in a 1930's movie, sometimes a cartoon. And you seem as blissfully unaware of the subtlety of localisms (Chicago is not Boston, etc) as we are of yours. Despite her other Oscar-winning performance from the same year, Kate Winslet has a terrible accent in Revolutionary Road. Very painful on the ears. Hugh Laurie sounds like no American I have ever heard in my life in House...that is a completely bizarre, alien accent. Bob Hoskins, Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham-Carter, Ewan McGregor (check out the new trailer on the front page), Emma Thompson, James McAvoy, the list goes on.   Why do you think we startedRead More

40 This shows my taste in movies...
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 23:00 by YearOfTheHorse
Lindsay Lohan in the Parent Trap was hilarious. One of the only reasons I remember the movie, to be honest. She tried a bit too much, I think. Read More

41 RE: This is our shot at gloorrrrry lads
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 20:27 by The Prodigy
There are quite a few British actors who did such good American accents that a lot of Americans didn't realise they weren't American e.g. Hugh Laurie in 'House', Dominic West and Idris Elba in 'The Wire', etc. That reminds me, Dominic West does a bloody awful English accent in one episode of 'The Wire'. Now that's acting. An English actor playing an American who accurately portrays American's terrible attempts at an English accent. There are more different accents in Britain than there are different American accents. When Americans try to do British accents they always do Mockney (speaking in 50% rhyming slang) or a posh accent that makes the Queen sound common. Read More

42 This is our shot at gloorrrrry lads
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 18:52 by fraserm
Surely Robert Duvall's turn as the manager in A Shot At Glory deserves a place? About as convincing as Ally McCoist as a Celtic player! Read More

43 Fuck Me!
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 17:57 by jimoakley666
Cringe cringe mother fuckin' cringe. Shoot the bastards, one and all. There are tonnes of British actors out there who are better than the majority of them and could probably do their yanks accents better than they could themselves to boot! Read More

44 irish accents in moves
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 17:38 by shaunoc
Dominic West did have a dreadful Irish accent in punisher, and the fact they gave him the surname "McGinty". I mean that has to be racist or something Read More

45 Four words
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 17:37 by CobaltBlue
Josh Hartnett. Blow Dry. Read More

46
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 17:28 by InvisibleDuncan
It's when they do it off-the-cuff that really annoys me. How many times have you seen a big Hollywood star come over here to do a chat show, and then, for no reason other than, presumably, to be offensive, they repeat what the interviewer says in some Godawful mangled facsimile of the interviewer's accent? I don't know whether they think we'll find them endearing, but really, we don't. Read More

47 Four words
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 17:25 by CobaltBlue
Josh Hartnett. Blow Dry. Read More

48 HUH
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 13:28 by FoxDhoj
Hasn't anyone mentioned Sean Connery's accent in The Untouchables?! SO BAD! Also, whoever was moaning about Brits doing American accents, I admit we find it difficult to differentiate the regional accents, but we're still pretty good, I mean, just watch The Wire. Then get back to me. Read More

49
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 13:08 by BabsyBuck
I thought Fat Bastard was a terrific accent! AS FOR MISCHA BARTON. PAH! Read More

50 Lest we forget
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 11:48 by JurgenKlinsmann
Charlie Hunnam in green street, a geordie doing cockney about as bad as it can get Read More

51 RE: worst Irish accents in Movies
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 11:42 by fletch666
L: Rushey Have to agree , the Irish accents have to be the worst. Some of the worst examples are Billy Connolly's attempt in The Last Samurai (why?) or Tom Cruise in Far and Away. But the hands down worst accent that I have ever heard has to be Dominic West in Punisher: War Zone as some kind of mafioso. Wow. sp; Dominic West's accent in the punisher was hilarious, one of the hammiest performances ever in such an unintentionally piss funny film. Its watchable purely for the fact that him and the guy that plays his brother (eugene toombs in the x-files), seem to be trying to outdo each other in how ridicolously OTT there acting can be Read More

52 worst Irish accents in Movies
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 10:47 by Rushey
Have to agree , the Irish accents have to be the worst. Some of the worst examples are Billy Connolly's attempt in The Last Samurai (why?) or Tom Cruise in Far and Away. But the hands down worst accent that I have ever heard has to be Dominic West in Punisher: War Zone as some kind of mafioso. Wow. Read More

53 Fair point
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 09:23 by chris wootton
Regarding Brits who can't do American accents (James Mcavoy in wanted for one). I just can't stand bad accents whoever does them, its totally distracting from the film, Mike Myers in Inglorious Basterds has been the worst for a while. Although my favorite has to be Richard Gere in the Jackal. Read More

54 I Love Accents
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 08:32 by YoungMovieStar
Changing my voice to become someone from somewhere else is something I can do. Don't know how or why, it just is. Listening to actors attempt accents is sometimes painful. Rene Zellweger in Bridget Jones, Ewan MacGregor as Alec Guinness, sorry, Obi-Wan, and the ones mentioned above. I don't see why you can't cast the correct nationality for the role, or simply change the nationality to suit the actor. Why did Gerard Butler have to be "Oirish" in PS I Love You? He could have easily been a Scottish character. And Sean Connery ALWAYS sounds the same - I didn't even recognise that Malone in The Untouchables was meant to be Irish (although the name gives it away). Anyway, accents, unless better than amazing, should be left to the native speakers... YMS x Read More

55 Dodgy accents....
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 08:24 by Rustyfourbears
How can this list not contain.... Brion James in Tango & Cash or Robert Englund in the Adventures of Ford Fairlane "Ello ello ello" Read More

56 Wrong country!
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 08:03 by almeyer
What about Mrs Doubtfire - she's supposedly english but speaks with a scottish accent. Read More

57
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 01:50 by Agent69
Please do best British accents too. (Gwyneth Paltrow in Sliding Doors has a brilliant accent). Read More

58 Get Over It
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 01:19 by jswindle
You Brits take your accents much too seriously. I loathe how most of the English laugh and laugh all the time about American actors trying to pull off British accents yet are just as bad at trying to pull off the opposite. I mean, have you seen The Ugly Truth? It was hard enough watching that train wreck of movie without having to listen to Gerard Butler strain his Scottish jaw into an American accent...pure horror. Read More

59 Get Over It
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 01:19 by jswindle
You Brits take your accents much too seriously. I loathe how most of the English laugh and laugh all the time about American actors trying to pull off British accents yet are just as bad at trying to pull off the opposite. I mean, have you seen The Ugly Truth? It was hard enough watching that train wreck of movie without having to listen to Gerard Butler strain his Scottish jaw into an American accent...pure horror. Read More

60 Get Over It
Posted on Friday August 28, 2009, 01:16 by jswindle
You Brits take your accents much too seriously. I loathe how most of the English laugh and laugh all the time about American actors trying to pull off British accents yet are just as bad at trying to pull off the opposite. I mean, have you seen The Ugly Truth? It was hard enough watching that train wreck of movie without having to listen to Gerard Butler strain his Scottish jaw into an American accent...pure horror. Read More

61 HOW DID YOU MISS THIS ONE?????
Posted on Thursday August 27, 2009, 23:00 by Romelllo
Come on! Gwyneth Paltrow in Sliding Doors. That has to be the absolute worst british accent in a movie ever! I couldn't take that movie seriously after her first line of dialogue, I would just giggle every time she spoke. Read More

62
Posted on Thursday August 27, 2009, 22:57 by freemantle_uk
What about Mel Gibson in the God-awful Braveheart or Charlie Hunnam in Green Street? Read More

63 Don Cheadle
Posted on Thursday August 27, 2009, 22:44 by bobthegrinch
The Don Cheadle clip was a poor choice. He doesn't have enough dialogue in the clip you selected to really highlight how truly awful he was at being British (why anyway? couldn't they cast a brit or have Don Cheadle be American?). In fact that clip almost gives the impression he did an 'arf decent job guv'nor. Read More

64
Posted on Thursday August 27, 2009, 22:07 by philglasgow
"Mike Myers can do a good Scottish accent. A very good Scottish accent, in fact, as seen in 1993's So I Married An Axe Murderer, and it's not really that surprising considering his Scottish heritage and rampant Anglophilia." Seriously? I think using the word 'anglophilia' in connection with a man's fascination with all things Scottish is a bit dumb. Read More

65 Accents
Posted on Thursday August 27, 2009, 20:55 by robbie harr
I didnt think Portman in V For Vendetta was bad at all. I do, however, think that Captain Jack Sparrow sounds more Australian then British to be honest, although i do love Johnny Depp. On the subject of Irish accents, Leonardo DiCaprio in Gangs of New York was really pretty poor... Read More

66 worst Irish accents in Movies
Posted on Thursday August 27, 2009, 18:55 by darabrady8
The Irish accent has been butchered by Hollywood over the years, for example, Richard Gere in the Jackal. Just awful. Although Brad Pitt redeemed himself in Snatch after the ceili singing attempt in the Devil's Own. Read More


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