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15 Stars Who Turned Down Oscar-Winning Roles!

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Screenwriter William Goldman once famously said, “nobody knows anything,” referring to how Hollywood has zero idea what will be good and what will be a train wreck.

So when an actor reads for a role in an upcoming movie, there’s no possible way they can predict if the part is worthy of an Oscar or not.

You just have to go with your gut. And for these 15 movie stars, their gut was DEAD WRONG!

We’ve put together some of the celebs who turned DOWN the chance at an Academy Award-winning performance.

What role did Julia Roberts say “no thanks” to that could have earned her Oscar #2??

Did Anne Hathaway miss out on winning TWO Academy Awards in one year??

And you won’t believe who producers originally wanted to play Forrest, Forrest Gump!

Ready to see who wishes they had a time machine so they could go back and say "YES, YES, A MILLION TIMES YES", to these Oscar-winning roles?

CLICK HERE to see the gallery, “15 Stars Who Turned Down Oscar-Winning Roles!"

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These Hidden Talents Of This Year's Oscar Nominees Will Really Surprise You!

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Besides being über famous actors, did you know this year's Oscar nominees have super special hidden talents?!

Leonardo DiCaprio does a killer Jack Nicholson impersonation—while Tam Honks Tom Hanks can seriously shred a guitar like it's nobody's business!

Everyone's hiding something AH-Mazing, so we're here to dig up the talented dirt!

Want to find out which other Oscar-worthy celebs do majorly cool things outside of acting?!

CLICK HERE to view the gallery, "Hidden Talents Of This Year's Oscar Nominees!"

CLICK HERE to view the gallery, "Hidden Talents Of This Year's Oscar Nominees!"

CLICK HERE to view the gallery, "Hidden Talents Of This Year's Oscar Nominees!"

CLICK HERE to view the gallery, "Hidden Talents Of This Year's Oscar Nominees!"

CLICK HERE to view the gallery, "Hidden Talents Of This Year's Oscar Nominees!"

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Leonardo DiCaprio Didn't Score At The BAFTAs As Best Actor Goes To Chiwetel Ejiofor!

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Looks like Leonardo DiCaprio is coming up empty-handed again!

At the 2014 BAFTA Awards, it ended up being Chiwetel Ejiofor who took home the Best Actor award for his work in 12 Years a Slave.

Being up against Leo in The Wolf of Wall Street, Christian Bale in American Hustle, Bruce Dern in Nebraska, and Tom Hanks in Captain Phillips is not an easy task, but Chiwetel did it!

We can't say we're terribly surprised he scored the win because it's an AH-Mazing movie with an AH-Mazing cast.

Most def well-deserved! But will this help him make a run for Oscar gold??

[Image via WENN.]

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Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson Are As Sweet As Ever At The BAFTAs

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Brad and Angie may be the most glamorous couple at the BAFTAs tonight, but Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson always put a smile on our face.

They're sooooooo adorable!

The long-time twosome kept it classic as always with Tom in a traditional tux while Rita went for sparkle in a nude, cap-sleeved Jenny Packham gown with gold glitter embellishments along the bodice.

Gorgeous! Love these two to death!

[Image via Daniel Deme/WENN.]

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Tom Hanks Caught Smuggling A Gun Into Heathrow Airport! Well, Kind Of! See The Proof HERE!

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Ok, so, it wasn't so much Tom Hanks who tried smuggling a weapon into London's most popular airport as it was a character he voiced in movies!

In fact, while we're being 100% honest, we should admit the confiscated contraband wasn't technically even a weapon — it was a teeny tiny toy gun!

See, it all started when a dude named John Hazen recently tried to pass through Heathrow security — which is notoriously tighter than Zac Efron's clenched buttocks — with a Woody doll from Toy Story!

Unfortunately, the toy doll comes complete with an itsy-bitsy six-shooter and apparently even little guns are a big no-no on planes!

So those big meanies confiscated the fake gun!!!!!

Ch-ch-check out the shocking picture…AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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Forbes' Most Trustworthy Celebs List Revealed! Everyone's BFF Jennifer Lawrence Didn't Make The Cut, So See Who Did HERE!

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Which star do you trust the most in Hollywood??

According to a new poll, people think Tom Hanks is the most trustworthy celeb around!

The Oscar-winner topped Forbes magazine's list of famous individuals that fans put their faith in.

Probably because he’s the nicest guy EVER!

So who else earned a spot on the list?

Carol Burnett landed at #2.

Morgan Freeman took third. Michael J. Fox came in fourth.

And OMG, Betty White rounded out the top 5!

She’s ours and everyone’s honorary grandma so that makes sense!

Ch-ch-check out the complete listAFTER THE JUMP!!!

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Forrest Gump Reunion! Tom Hanks Back With His Buddies Lieutenant Dan & Bubba, 20 Years Later!

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Mama always said, the internet is like a box of chocolates! You never know what you gonna get!

K, our mamas never said that but they SHOULD have! Because this pic of Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise and Mykelti Williamson was SUCH a great surprise that we did not see coming!

Twenty years after the three actors starred together in Forrest Gump, they finally reunited this week! Too bad Mama Gump Sally Field or BFF Jenny Robin Wright couldn’t be in this shot too!

Tom posted the pic to his Who Say wall with a caption that read:

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