The Transformation of 14 Handsome Men Who Captivated Us in the 2000s

It feels like just yesterday we were enjoying comedies and thrillers from the 2000s, admiring the young and talented actors. Now, almost 20 years later, some of them have become Hollywood superstars, while others may not have reached the same level of success but are still cherished by fans.

Ashton Kutcher (43 years old)

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Ashton Kutcher is known for his roles in comedies like Dude, Where's My ? and The Butterfly Effect. He also ventured into drama with his role in Jobs.

Robert Sheehan (33 years old)

The Transformation of 14 Handsome Men Who Captivated Us in the 2000s

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Robert Sheehan became well-known after portraying Nathan in Misfits. He has acted in Mortal Engines and Bad Samaritan, and currently stars in The Umbrella Academy on .

Adam Sandler (54 years old)

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Adam Sandler is a very rich . He starred in movies like 50 First Dates, Happy Gilmore, and Big Daddy. Now, Sandler is a famous actor and producer. His movie, Murder Mystery, was a big success on Netflix. Sandler has a deal with Netflix for 4 more movies.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (30 years old)

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson gained fame from his role in the unique action movie, Kick-Ass. He has also starred in Anna Karenina and Avengers: Age of Ultron. Johnson's career is progressing rapidly, with recent appearances in the historical drama Outlaw King and Christopher Nolan's blockbuster, Tenet.

Owen Wilson (51 years old)

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During the 2000s, the actor was known for his comedic roles. He appeared in popular movies like Shanghai Noon, Shut In, and Marley & Me. Wilson is still acting in films and showcasing his impressive dramatic skills.

Matthew McConaughey (51 years old)

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Matthew McConaughey, known for his romantic movie roles, never fails to amaze us with his incredible transformations. He received an Academy Award for his outstanding in ‚ÄúDallas Buyers Club‚ÄĚ and his character in ‚ÄúTrue Detective‚ÄĚ became legendary. Recently, he showcased his talent by portraying a businessman in ‚ÄúThe Gentlemen.‚ÄĚ

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (40 years old)

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt began his career at a young age, starring in sitcoms, teenage comedies, and thrillers. However, it was his portrayal of Tom in (500) Days of Summer that brought him to the of most people. Despite appearing in highly successful films like Inception and The Dark Knight Rises, he has not achieved status in Hollywood.

Orlando Bloom (44 years old)

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Orlando Bloom rose to fame after playing Legolas in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. He later starred in Pirates of the Caribbean, Troy, and Kingdom of Heaven. Bloom reprised his role in The Hobbit trilogy in 2010. Currently, he is working on the fantasy series Carnival Row.

Ethan Hawke (50 years old)

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Ethan Hawke began acting at a young age, but it was in the 2000s that he gained fame. He starred in movies like Training Day, Lord of , and Assault on Precinct 13. While some of his later roles weren't as successful, he has been in several popular horror films and independent movies, including Boyhood.

Clive Owen (56 years old)

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Clive Owen gained fame through his performances in movies like King Arthur, Derailed, and Sin City. He has been cast in the upcoming season of American Crime Story, where he will portray the former president, Bill Clinton.

Channing Tatum (40 years old)

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Channing Tatum gained a huge following after starring as a street dancer in Step Up. This success led him to star in major films like G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Eagle, and Kingsman: The Golden Circle. He also showcased his talent in romantic comedies (Dear John), popular comedies (21 Jump Street), and dramas (Foxcatcher).

Tobey Maguire (45 years old)

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In 2002, Tobey Maguire became a superstar with the release of the first Spider- movie. However, the role of Peter Parker turned out to be his last major role. You might have seen Maguire in Pawn Sacrifice and The Great Gatsby.

Bradley Cooper (46 years old)

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Bradley Cooper gained fame for his role in The Hangover, but he also appeared in many other movies. He made wise decisions in choosing his acting roles and starred in films like Limitless and American Hustle. Additionally, he ventured into producing and directing. A Star Is Born, a film he directed, was highly successful and received multiple Oscar nominations.

Josh Hartnett (42 years old)

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Following his notable performances in war movies such as ‚ÄúPearl Harbor‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúBlack Hawk Down,‚ÄĚ Josh Hartnett emerged as a highly promising Hollywood actor. However, after his achievements in the 2000s, he seemed to lose his way. Nowadays, Hartnett's presence in the industry is limited, primarily focusing on B-movies and television series.

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