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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  • haitheir


     49 minutes ago

    i dont think thats how polish accent sounds

  • moparmeyers


     an hour ago

    Thanks for the video, I know I'm a nerd but I found this fascinating.

  • Dale Monster

    Dale Monster

     an hour ago

    Erik - absolutely love your breakdowns - amazing - but 2 points, if I may

    1) Snatch - not a northern Irish accent, but a pikey (traveller one) - please do analyse that

    2) Your Q click was great, but the isiXhosa language has three prominent clicks, and the one you did, was slightly more akin to the Q rather than the X -

  • Michael Hyde

    Michael Hyde

     20 hours ago

    Conveniently ignored every time a non-Australian attempted to do an Aussie accent... :smirk: #neverhappens

  • Conor Ellis

    Conor Ellis


    I didn’t know Dennis is an accent expert

  • Lorraine Clark

    Lorraine Clark

     2 days ago +1

    I LOVE Peter Dinklage as an actor but his accent in GoT deserves a whole video on what NOT to do when you're trying to do an English accent.

  • H. D

    H. D

     2 days ago +2

    8:35 WTF let this happen?
    10:40 No idea what that accent was...
    😂 Dying...

  • Marlena Ruckdeschel

    Marlena Ruckdeschel

     3 days ago

    Sorry but I am German and I am not even able to pronounce Brat Pitt's version in the way he did. I never heard a German speaking English like that.

  • Kevin Hayes

    Kevin Hayes

     3 days ago


  • Dillon


     4 days ago

    I want one huntert natzi scalps

  • Brian Schwartz

    Brian Schwartz

     4 days ago

    I think Grace Zabriskie had a great and interesting Polish accent in Inland Empire.

  • gunzakimbo


     5 days ago +8

    "Unlike some other Robin Hood's, I actually speak with an English accent."

    Not sure if you can tell, I'm very upset you didn't have Cary Elwes rip on Kevin Costner......... D:

  • TheCgOrion


     6 days ago +2

    I would love to hear him do a bunch of accents. I know that sometimes those that cannot do teach, but he seems like he can do the accents.

  • Dani B.

    Dani B.

     6 days ago

    scottish accent was terrible:/

  • Nick Person

    Nick Person

     6 days ago +2

    Haha he's so disappointed in Nick Cage.

  • savannah lol

    savannah lol

     6 days ago +6

    i hate seeing really bad southern accents. Im a tennesseean and i really have that pet peeve when watching movies and shows.

  • Cosmic


     6 days ago

    This guy is the ultimate international spy

  • Cat Castle

    Cat Castle

     7 days ago

    I wonder how's Sarah Gadon's Irish accent in Alias Grace. I think hers was Belfast accent

  • Luke Albery

    Luke Albery

     7 days ago

    That's not fair. Tom Cruise can sneeze like Daffy Duck.

  • ZedsDeadZD


     7 days ago

    Seeing all those examples makes me feel bad for people that cant speak english so well to watch a movie in the OV. You really miss out a lot of voice acting when watching subbed versions.