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Stars Who Turned Down Iconic Movie Roles

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Mel Gibson Passed on 'Gladiator'

Mel Gibson turned down the lead role of Maximus in "Gladiator." Russell Crowe won a Best Actor Oscar for the role instead. And became a huge star. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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