10 Great Wrestlers Who Seriously Sucked As Actors
9. ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin
Is there a more overdone concept in action movie history than the sending of badboy criminals to remote locations in order to fight to the death for their freedom? No, there is not. This didn’t seem to bother the makers of The Condemned – nor did the use of the most goddamned boring title for a movie ever. I guess they must have thought that adding in British numbskull soccer player-cum-movie moron Vinnie Jones as the supporting role would have justified it; after all, they already bagged ‘Stone Cole’ Steve Austin for the lead, a man renowned for his Oscar-worthy performances… Steve gurns his way through the duration of the movie like a caveman who’s just discovered marijuana and the basic principles of the modern English language, his chrome dome and homoerotic mustache giving him a touch of sensitivity in a role which was destined to suck. Death Ring already did this concept better, and that’s the worst movie we’ve ever seen, plus Screech from Saved By the Bell would make a more convincing badass than Stone Cold. Avoid.