10 Amazing Physical Transformations for Movie Roles

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Can you imagine what it would take to go from 120 pounds of brittle, weak muscle mass, to 180 pounds of mostly carved muscle in a matter of 6 months? I know most of us cannot imagine that, but there are actors and actresses who do that sort of thing on the regular. The best in the industry know that sometimes getting a great role is very much dependent on just how much you look like the character you are trying to portray. The greatest actors and actresses know this is a part of their gig, and they embrace it.  Here are ten actors and actresses who have undergone staggering physical transformations for movie roles.

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