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What Movie Star Deserved To Have A Way Better Career?

Not cool, Hollywood. Not cool.

There are plenty of movie stars we love who have had the A+ careers they deserve!

Sandra Bullock accepting her Oscar award
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We love to see it!

But — sadly — there have been a lot of stars throughout movie history who deserved so much more.

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For example, Megan Fox seemed poised for superstardom, but she was mistreated along the way and never received the kinds of roles she deserved.

Megan Fox smiling in Transformers
Universal

Someone else who deserved better? Winona Ryder.

Winona Ryder wearing shades in Reality Bites
Universal

Yes, she is now on the hit show Stranger Things, and yes, she had that scandal. But post-1999, she just didn't get the lead roles she deserved.

Then there’s Eric Stoltz, a fine actor who suffered the indignity of being fired as Marty McFly in Back to the Future.

Eric Stoltz as Marty McFly side by side with Michael J. Fox as Marty
Universal

Yes, Michael J. Fox IS Marty, but Eric deserved better, and his star never took off after this as it should've.

One more example: Mira Sorvino! She won an Oscar in 1996…but in the years that followed she never seemed to get the leading-lady opportunities she deserved.

Mira Sorvino happily holds her Oscar in the air at the Academy Awards in 1996
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So we want to know: What movie star — from yesterday or today — deserved so much more? Let us know in the comments below, and your response could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post!