If you turn down a job you later regret, chances are, no one is going to beat you up over it.

But, movie stars have to hear about it all the time! When they turn down a role, only to see some other actor turn it into something great, the whole world knows about it!!

Here's some actors who turned down VERY memorable movie roles:

  • Keanu Reeves -- Chris Taylor in Platoon
  • Sylvester Stallone -- Axel Foley in Beverly Hills Cop
  • Mel Gibson -- The Terminator
  • Will Smith -- Neo in The Matrix
  • Tom Selleck -- Indiana Jones
  • Sean Connery -- Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings and Morpheus in The Matrix
  • James Caan -- Superman
  • Al Pacino -- Han Solo in Star Wars

Source: Guyism.com