However, customers at British rental chain BLOCKBUSTERS hailed Hurt above De Niro, who bagged third place behind Charlize Theron's unrecognisable turn as real-life murderess AILEEN WUORNOS in Monster.
A Blockbusters spokesman says, "This shows how powerful it is when an actor goes to great lengths to portray a character."
The top ten most extreme makeovers are as follows:
2: CHARLIZE THERON (MONSTER)
3: ROBERT DE NIRO (RAGING BULL)
4: Renee Zellweger (BRIDGET JONES' DIARY)
10. JEFF GOLDBLUM (THE FLY).15/08/2004 13:51