A tribute to the strongest shape-shifters in the biz, Best On-Screen Transformation celebrates the most memorable metamorphosis from actor to character.

  1. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée

    Jared Leto's performance as an HIV positive transgender woman living in 1980s Texas is just as heartbreaking as it is incredibly convincing.

  2. Directed by David O. Russell

    From Batman hunk to con-artist chunk, Christian Bale's beer belly and 70s comb-over combo left the handsome actor nearly unrecognizable.

  3. Directed by Francis Lawrence

    Decked out in head-to-toe butterflies, frothy purple frocks and pastel curls, it's easy to see Elizabeth Banks as Katniss and Peeta's neurotic, high strung chaperone to the Capitol.

  4. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée

    Despite losing a whopping 50 pounds to play a rodeo cowboy diagnosed with AIDS and given 30 days to live, nothing could keep Matthew McConaughey's trademark southern swagger from shining through.

  5. Directed by Peter Jackson

    Between the platinum blonde hair and piercing blue eyes, did anyone even notice Orlando Bloom's pointy ears? Regardless, his transformation from actor to elf is one that definitely steals the show...and more than a few hearts.


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