7 Stars Whose Careers Crashed After Winning Oscars

  • Ben Affleck -- Best Original Screenplay, 'Good Will Hunting'
Sure, Ben Affleck has rebounded of late with an impressive directing career thanks to The Town and Oscar contender Argo. But Affleck’s projects following his Best Screenplay win for Good Will Hunting are all varying degrees of awful – Reindeer Games and Gigli especially, the latter of which remains a Hollywood punchline for actors and filmmakers whose personal lives and star wattage overshadow their actual industry accomplishments. (Whether or not he was the bomb in Phantoms is still hotly debated.)
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