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11 Real People Who Got Some Serious Sexy Upgrades in the Movie of Their Life

By Jodi Clager | Seriously Random Lists | July 29, 2013 | Comments ()


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Hollywood is alright with padding not only the stories they use for their "based on true events" films, but also the looks of the people involved. After all, Steve Buscemi and Steve Buscemi in drag can't portray all of the average-looking people in the world. Let's look at some of the worst offenders when it comes to sexing up the appeal of real people for the sake of the big screen.

George and Kathy Lutz The Amityville Horror

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Upgraded to Melissa George and Ryan Reynolds

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Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash Walk the Line

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Upgraded to Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon

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Henry Hill Goodfellas

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Upgraded to Ray Liotta

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Tony Mendez Argo

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Upgraded to Ben Affleck

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Ritchie Valens La Bamba

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Upgraded to Lou Diamond Phillips

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Ed and Lorraine Warren The Conjuring

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Upgraded to Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga

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Edith Piaf La Vie En Rose

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Upgraded to Marion Cotillard

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George Jung Blow

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Upgraded to Johnny Depp

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Jeffrey Dahmer Dahmer

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Upgraded to Jeremy Renner

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Julie Powell Julie and Julia

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Upgraded to Amy Adams

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Michael Gordon Peterson, aka Charles Bronson Bronson

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Upgraded to Tom Hardy

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