9 Cringeworthy Roles Played By Movie Stars Before They Were Famous

Role: Judy in BMX Bandits

Honestly, any actor would be lucky to have their debut role be as a BMX riding teen who ends up on the run from dangerous bank robbers.

Role: Ace in Skatetown, U.S.A.

Skatetown, U.S.A was meant to cash-in on the roller skating fad that was sweeping America in the late 70s. Swayze starred as Ace Johnson.

Role: American Cheerleader in Kaboria

While travelling in Egypt, Blanchett was spotted and offered a role as an American cheerleader in the Egyptian boxing movie Kaboria. 

Role: Ron in Grizzly II: The Concert

A fresh-faced George Clooney can be found alongside Laura Dern, Timothy Spall, and Charlie Sheen in the 1983 sequel to Grizzly. 

Role: King Arthur in Guinevere Jones

Gwen Jones is a regular high school girl who just so happens to be the reincarnation of the Arthurian Guinevere, so she has to use her magic powers.

Role: Tommy Doyle in Halloween

John Carpenter's 1978 classic Halloween spawned an ever-deteriorating series of sequels until it eventually arrived at 1995's Halloween.

Role: Kenny in Frankenstein

If it wasn't for Ryan Gosling's debut role as "Kenny," the only thing anyone would remember Frankenstein and Me for is being the absolute rock bottom.

Role: Josh in Critters

Gremlins spawned a lot of terrible spin-offs. Ghoulies. Spookies. Munchies. Hobgoblins. Elves. At least Critters had a little staying power.

Role: The Italian Stallion

Not long after moving to NYC to become an actor, Sly Stallone starred in a softcore film called The Party at Kitty and Stud's. Later.