Having failed to capitalize on the runaway success of his award-winning Jerry McGuire character, Gooding has faded mostly into obscurity.
Who knew the nuanced Oscar winner at the heart of Monster's Ball had so many horrible movies (Catwoman, for one) ahead of her?
Though Hunt won Best Actress for As Good As It Gets, her career never recovered from Pay It Forward and other bad moves.
Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite proved Sorvino's comedic chops, but she unwisely switched gears and went the subpar action flick route, to her detriment.
His big-screen career failed to take off following his acclaimed turn as Salieri in Milos Foreman's Amadeus, after which he starred in a string of turkeys.
Fletcher will forever be remembered as the tyrannical Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, but followed it up with poor choices like Mama Dracula.
The world fell in love with this Life Is Beautiful star in 1997, but he's been out of the spotlight ever since his lame follow-up movie, Pinocchio.
Following the wonderful Shakespeare In Love, Paltrow settled into mediocre mode, starrring in a slew of unforgettable pics.
The Oscar Curse originator scored back-to-back statuettes in 1936, before experiencing a spectacular career flameout.
Spacey's Oscar-winning turn as suburbanite Lester Burnham was followed by flops like Pay It Forward and K-Pax.