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    10 Times Non-Australians Succeeded At Nailing Our Accent And 9 Times They Horribly Butchered It

    In this house, we stan Dev Patel and his Australian accent.

    Recently we asked the BuzzFeed Community to share the best and worst Australian accents attempted by non-Australian actors. Here's what they said!

    1. BEST: Kate Winslet in The Dressmaker

    2. WORST: Max Martini and Robert Kazinsky in Pacific Rim

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    "The 'Aussie' accents in Pacific Rim were beyond bad. I honestly wasn't even aware the characters were meant to be Australian." —Matt Hollier, Facebook

    Why it's bad: Like Matt said, these have to go down in history as, quite possibly, the worst Australian accents ever attempted. While Max Martini and Robertini Kazingsky (who are from the UK and USA respectively) are meant to be playing Aussie characters — that are named Chuck and Hercules Hansen FYI — their accents sound like a Cockney/Scottish mess.

    3. BEST: Daniel Radcliffe in December Boys

    4. WORST: Quentin Tarantino in Django Unchained

    5. BEST: Dev Patel in Lion

    6. WORST: Kate McKinnon in Rough Night

    7. BEST: Andrew Lincoln in Penguin Bloom

    8. WORST: Robert Downey Jr. in Natural Born Killers

    9. BEST: Stephen Fry in QI

    10. WORST: Meryl Streep in Evil Angels / Cry In The Dark

    11. BEST: Benedict Cumberbatch in The Fifth Estate

    12. WORST: Kirby Howell-Baptiste in The Good Place

    13. BEST: Liev Schreiber in Mental

    14. WORST: Zac Efron in Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates

    15. BEST: Elisabeth Moss in Top Of The Lake

    16. WORST: John Lithgow in Pitch Perfect 3

    17. BEST: Kate Winslet in Holy Smoke

    18. WORST: Matt Frewer in Eureka

    19. BEST: Brian Jordan Alvarez in his viral videos

    Submitted by: bluefan95

    Why it's good: Alright, so this wasn't part of any specific TV show or movie, but you might recognise Brian Jordan Alvarez from when he starred in Will And Grace — so it technically fits the bill of a foreign actor attempting an Australian accent! As for why Brian's performance is so good, well, he nails the upward inflection and the casual swearing that all us Australians love to incorporate. It sounds so bloody natural that when I first saw this video last year, I thought he was just another Aussie joking around.

    Note: Not all submissions are from the BuzzFeed Community — a couple are from our writers!

    Are there any other Australian accents that have been attempted by actors that are worth mentioning? Feel free to praise or roast 'em in the comments!