Global film star Will Smith may be his own worst critic. Recently in the GQ video segment, i am great The actor revealed what he thinks is his “worst” film. He also shared his opinion on the opposite end of the spectrum – his best films.
Will Smith’s breakout role in ‘Independence Day’
The year was 1996. Independence day It was number 1 at the box office. Furthermore, it was the highest-grossing film of the entire year, eclipsing other notable blockbusters from Bill Paxton and Helen Hunt. twisterMILF Disney’s Notre Dame hump, and horror classic the Scream.
Out of the massive success of the film emerged one of the more enduring successes – Will Smith. The actor’s choice, his quickness and cleverness, and his effortless good looks couldn’t be ignored.
The fact that Smith stood out among a formidable ensemble of recognizable faces proves his remarkable screen presence. He appeared with Harvey Fairstein, Harry Connick, Randy Quaid, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum.
Smith’s role as Captain Steve Hiller in the Roland Emmerich film would solidify him as a star. Before long, he would become foreign film royalty. She starred with Tommy Lee Jones men in Black Exactly a year later in 1997.
the rest is history. Smith will continue to dominate the box office with his likable personality. he acted in bad boys franchise, starring Muhammad Ali, starred in Hitch, and stole the show as the Genie in Disney’s live-action aladdin.
But it’s not all smooth sailing. Smith revealed that he did a film that didn’t stop haunting him.
‘Hancock’ actor says ‘Wild Wild West’ is his worst film
To Hollywood Reporter, there are stars in the GQ segment who “secretly” go to online forums to respond to comments about themselves. He replied to one about the best and worst movies of his career. His worst-case scenario was the 1999 comedy flop.
“wild Wild West I have a thorn in my foot,” he said with a laugh. “To see myself with Chaps. … I don’t like it.”
He starred alongside Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh and Salma Hayek. But even the brilliant cast could not save the film. In addition, it received a critical 17% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Above all, it is considered a business failure.
Nevertheless, the actor has had successes that he is certainly proud of.
Will Smith counts ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’ among his favorites
“For the best, I think it’s a tie between the first men in Black And pursuit of happiness, “said the star. “For various reasons, they are two almost perfect films.”
Actually, pursuit of happiness remains one of Smith’s most critically acclaimed roles. He received an Oscar nomination in 2007 for his role as Chris Gardner.
men in Black was a pop culture phenomenon that reflected the success of Independence day In many ways.
On that note, Smith is clear what kind of movies he doesn’t want to make. in the actual pages of GQ, he recently revealed that he does not want to make films about slavery.
“I’ve always avoided making movies about slavery,” Smith told the magazine. “Early in my career… I didn’t want to show black people in that light. I wanted to be a superhero. So I wanted to portray black par excellence with their white counterparts. I wanted to play roles like that. The one you’d give to Tom Cruise. And the first time I believed it jango. But I didn’t want to make a slavery movie about vengeance.”
Freedom, of course, is his most recent project. And while the film is about slavery, he is doing it on his own terms.
Time will tell if this is one of his best films.
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