17 of the most star-studded films ever

All-star casts we thought we’d never see happen... until they did 😱

Doreen Penilla

June 23, 2020
17 of the most star-studded films ever
Seeing just one of our favorite actors in a film already makes us excited, but to get them all in one movie? OMG. 

These are films that make our jaws drop for gathering the best of the best of Hollywood. When great stories are paired with great casting, this is what happens!

Check out this list of some of most star-studded films ever made! 

1. Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Marvel's two biggest films "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Avengers: Endgame" have been tagged as the “most ambitious crossover event in movie history.”

The two films put together almost all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe superheroes, including the original six Avengers: Ironman (Robert Downey, Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner).

They were joined by the “Guardians of the Galaxy”
crew Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista); as well as Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen), Vision (Paul Bettany), Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), and so many more. 

2. Ocean's film franchise

Every film in this heist movie franchise always begin with introducing each member's strengths to make up an A-team of criminals played, of course, by an all-star cast. 

Its first film "Ocean's 11" premiered in 1960 starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, and Peter Lawford. It was remade in 2001 as "Ocean's Eleven" starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Bernie Mac, Don Cheadle, Andy Garcia, Elliott Gould, Carl Reiner, Casey Affleck, Matt Damon, and Julia Roberts.

The most recent from the series is the spin-off "Ocean's 8" led by an all-female cast Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Nora "Awkwafina" Lum, and Sarah Paulson.  

3. Love Actually (2003)

"Love Actually" is a British holiday flick considered as an iconic rom-com classic. It’s heartmelting, heartwarming, AND heartbreaking! You will feel everything while watching this film, including happiness to see the star-studded ensemble! 

Its stellar cast includes the late Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Martin Freeman, Andrew Lincoln, Laura Linney, and Rowan Atkinson.

4. The Lord of the Rings film series

J.R.R. Tolkien's epic fantasy was brought to screen by a number of well-loved actors! 

The ensemble consists Elijah Wood (Frodo), Ian McKellen (Gandalf), Sean Bean (Boromir), Orlando Bloom (Legolas), Billy Boyd (Pipin), Liv Tyler (Arwen), Hugo Weaving (Elrond), Cate Blanchett (Galadriel), and the recently departed Ian Holmes (Bilbo Baggins).  

5. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Apart from his signature style, filmmaker Wes Anderson is also known for always putting out films that has big-name celebs attached to them. 

One of the most memorable was his comedy-drama "The Grand Budapest Hotel" that brought together Ralph Fiennes, Tilda Swinton, Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, F. Murray Abraham, Jude Law, Adrien Brody, Edward Norton, Harvey Keitel, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Mathieu Amalric, and Saoirse Ronan! 

6. Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

There's no shortage of famous people in the cast of murder-mystery film "Murder on the Orient Express". 

The cast includes some of the biggest names of the '70s like Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Albert Finney, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave, Michale York, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Perkins and Wendy Hiller.

7. This is the End (2013) 

A bunch of big Hollywood actors playing as themselves in the movie? "This is the End" gives us just that, with James Franco, Jonah Hill, Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, and Craig Robinson.

Emma Watson, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd, Aziz Ansari, Kevin Heart, Rihanna, Michael Cera, Channing Tatum, and Mindy Kaling also made special and unforgettable appearances! 

8. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

Seriously, what’s nothing to love about this film? Comedy, great. Music, great. Casting, super great! 

You have Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Anna Kendrick, Brie Larson, Kieran Culkin, Alison Pill, Chris Evans, Aubrey Plaza, Mark Webber, Nelson Franklin, and Brandon Routh! 

9. The Expendables film series

"The Expendables" is an action franchise that gives tribute to the biggest action stars of the '80s and '90s. And what better way to do that than to enlist the biggest action stars of the '80s and '90s?! 

The series so far has three movies, and three more upcoming. 

The latest features no less than Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas, Wesley Snipes, and Harrison Ford. 

10. Bridesmaids (2011)

The best of the best Hollywood comediennes came together to bring the riot wedding comedy "Bridesmaids" to the big screen! 

The ensemble consisted of Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, and Wendi McLendon-Covey. 

11. American Hustle (2013)

"American Hustle" introduced us to world of con artists led by an FBI agent with a plan to take down corrupt politicians. 

The all-star ensemble includes Hollywood A-listers Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, and Jeremy Renner!

12. X-Men film series

A plethora of stars reigned upon the "X-Men" universe. You have Hugh Jackman (Wolverine), Ian McKellen (Magneto), Patrick Stewart (Charles Xavier), Famke Janssen (Jean Grey), Halle Berry (Storm), and James Marsden (Cyclops) 

In "X-Men: Days of Future Past", they were joined by Jeniffer Lawrence (Mystique), Peter Dinklage (Bolivar Trask), Nicholas Hoult (Beast), Evan Peters (Quicksilver), James McAvoy (Young Charles Xavier), and Michael Fassbender (Young Magneto). 

13. August: Osage County (2013)

"August: Osage County" is an adaptation of the Tony and Pulitzer-winning play of Tracy Letts. 

In this tragic comedy, Meryl Streep played the cancer-stricken mother who called upon her daughters (played by Julia Roberts, Julianne Nicholson, and Juliette Lewis) when her husband (Sam Shepard) suddenly disappers. Benedict Cumberbatch, Abigail Breslin, and Dermont Mulroney are in the mix too! 

14. Nine (2009)

"Nine" is a musical film based on the story of Italian film director Guido Contini, played by Daniel Day-Lewis. 

The superstar leading ladies in the film were actresses Sophia Loren, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz, Judi Dench, Marion Cotillard, Kate Hudson and Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas!

15. Valentine’s Day (2010)

"Valentines's Day" is one big film with interconnected stories of different people living in Los Angeles. As Valentine's Day approaches, we get to see the different kinds of love experienced by the characters! 

The list of stars who appeared in the film include Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Patrick Dempsey, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah, Taylor Lautner, Shirley MacLaine, Emma Roberts, Julia Roberts, and Taylor Swift! 

16. The Hours (2002)

At the center of "The Hours" are the three acclaimed actresses Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, and Julianne Moore.

They were joined by Miranda Richardson, John C. Reilly, Toni Collette, Margo Martindale, Ed Harris, Allison Janney, Jeff Daniels, and Claire Danes. 

The film weaves the stories of three women who are all affected by the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Woolfe. 

17. Doubt (2008)

A star-studded feast of actors, "Doubt" is a period drama film that takes place in a Roman Catholic elementary school. 

Meryl Streep plays the fierce nun Sister Aloysius who suspects the school priest, Father Brendan Flynn, of having an inapproriate relationship with a student. 

You can also see powerful performances from Viola Davis, Amy Adams, Joseph Foster, Alice Drummond, and Carrie Preston!
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