40 Actors Made Unrecognizable in Prosthetic Makeup: From Eddie Murphy to Colin Farrell (Photos)

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Is that …? I mean, it looks like …? But, I don’t know …

Sometimes when you’re watching a movie, you just can’t quite figure out who the actor is because of a great prosthetics job. Here’s a look at 40 times an actor was unrecognizable because of the great work of the makeup department.

Eddie Murphy as Saul in “Coming to America”

Colin Farrell as Penguin in “The Batman”

Idris Elba as Krall in “Star Trek: Beyond”

Tim Curry as The Lord of Darkness in “Legend”

Gary Oldman as Mason Verger in “Hannibal”

Helena Bonham Carter as Ari in “Planet of the Apes”

Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise in “It”

Willem Dafoe as Max Schreck in “Shadow of the Vampire”

Christopher Eccleston as Malekith in “Thor”

Benicio Del Toro as Lawrence Talbot in “The Wolfman”

Tilda Swinton as Dr. Jozef Klemperer in “Suspiria”

Jeff Goldblum as Seth Brundle in “The Fly”

Eric Stoltz as Rocky Dennis in “Mask”

Famke Janssen as Muriel in “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”

David Harbour as Hellboy in “Hellboy”

Anjelica Huston as the Grand High Witch in “The Witches”

Doug Jones as Pale Man in “Pan’s Labyrinth”

Al Pacino as Big Boy Caprice in “Dick Tracy”

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Killer Croc in “Suicide Squad”

Ben Mendelsohn as Talos in “Captain Marvel”

Alexis Denisof as The Other in “The Avengers”

Michael James Shaw as Corvus Glaive in “The Avengers”

Hugo Weaving as Red Skull in “Captain America”

Jim Carrey as The Grinch in “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”

Joel Edgerton as Nick Jakoby in “Bright”

Boris Karloff as The Monster in “Frankenstein”

John Hurt as John Merrick in “The Elephant Man”

John Leguizamo as Spawn in “Spawn”

John Matuszak as Sloth in “The Goonies”

Julian McMahon as Victor Von Doom in “Fantastic Four”

Kelsey Grammer as Beast in “X-Men: The Last Stand”

Louis Gosset Jr.as Drac in “Enemy Mine”

Michael Rosenbaum as Martinex in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

Nick Stahl as Roark Junior in “Sin City”

Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse in “X-men: Apocalypse”

Warwick Davis as Griphook in the “Harry Potter” movies

Chris Sullivan as Taserface in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”

Charles Laughton as Quasimodo in “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”

James Arness as The Thing in “The Thing”

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