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    A Brief History Of Male Actors Who Got Scary Skinny For A Movie Role

    It's all skin and bones from here on in.

    1986: Gary Oldman in "Sid And Nancy"

    1996: Matt Damon in "Courage Under Fire"

    1999: Donnie Wahlberg in "The Sixth Sense"

    2000: Tom Hanks in "Cast Away"

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    2002: Adrien Brody in "The Pianist"

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    2004: Christian Bale in "The Machinist"

    2006: Steve Zahn in "Rescue Dawn"

    2008: Michael Fassbender in "Hunger"

    2009: Colin Farrell for "Triage"

    2011: 50 Cent for "Things Fall Apart"

    2012: Matthew McConaughey for "Dallas Buyer's Club"

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    2012: Jared Leto for "Dallas Buyer's Club"

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