Movie Accent Expert Breaks Down 32 Actors' Accents | WIRED

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016
  • Dialect coach Erik Singer analyzes the accents of some of Hollywood's biggest names. How accurate were they really?

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    Movie Accent Expert Breaks Down 32 Actors' Accents | WIRED

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  • Andrew Huseby

     (Jan 3, 2017)

    I have a feeling that Brad Pitt's accent was intentionally ridiculous and bad. Seems like a Tarantino thing

  • Ellie Mathews

     (2 days ago)

    Nope he was excellent. Did a great job.

  • Jonathan Hernandez

     (Jul 21, 2018)


  • cortesej2

     (Mar 27, 2019)

    5:05 did he just imply that Nick Cage preps for his roles?

  • loricybin

     (Mar 5, 2019)

    I had no idea Dennis Reynolds was a dialect coach.

  • adeline wurzer

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  • Chelsea Our Religion

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  • The Internet Is For Cats

     (Mar 19, 2019)

    I've noticed that Australians and English people can fake an American accent with relative ease but it never works the same in reverse.

  • hounacvassanmilvik

     (11 hours ago)

    Eh, actors sure, but there's wayyyy too many people that think they can fake a Standard American accent and are horrible at it.

  • Rebecca Smith

     (1 day ago)

    I can almost always tell when a British or Australian actor is putting on an American accent. There are words and vowels they just cannot get right. There are tells so to speak. But in general I agree with you. Americans doing accents often sounds absurd to me.

  • DapaChrons

     (Jan 21, 2019)

    sorry but as a Londoner, there are 5 different London accents

  • Todd Toepke

     (6 days ago)

    Americans have a lot of accents too

  • Deborah O.

     (Apr 12, 2019)

    DapaChrons I think moreFagetaboutScottish I've a friend around 9 yearsHardly understood a thing shes said besides Aye

  • lildrummerboy65

     (Nov 17, 2016)

    You know I thought this guy was gonna be super pretentious but he just very knowledgeable and gracious with his criticism.

  • Michael

     (Jan 7, 2019)

    I agree completely, really great comment.

  • Fellippe Galletta

     (Dec 7, 2018)

    And then at the end he reminds the viewers it's not the actor's fault, but circumstances leading to their preparation and coaching. What a guy!

  • Zama M

     (Jan 22, 2019)

    Being South African, I was very impressed with Matt Damon's Afrikaans accent. Still am.

  • Sabirah Gallie

     (3 days ago)

    IKR I'm shook

  • Marcel Aesthetics

     (Apr 9, 2019)

    I love the Afrikaans accent but I've lost it over the years due to living in switzerland :(

  • in regiis

     (Jan 30, 2019)

    How about James Franco as Tommy Wiseau?

  • Psykel

     (Apr 9, 2019)

    in regiis A truly flawless New Orleans accent!

  • Matt Young

     (Mar 7, 2019)

    What a weird episode of Always Sunny this was

  • Todd Justman

     (Apr 10, 2019)

    Well you see, it's the implication.

  • Rachel Schol

     (Jan 22, 2019)

    As a French person, I can tell that yes, this is a good French accent at 3:46

  • Алсу Кадырова

     (Mar 25, 2019)

    +Igor Titov ну почему, у Деймона не совсем плохой был, хотя в основном да, акценты не очень.

  • Rarest Pepe

     (Mar 18, 2019)

    RealAndroidTutorials c’est pas mal. Je connais plusieurs personnes qui parlent anglais comme ceci.