The 12 Worst Cases of Horrible Movie Dreadlocks

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers in 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'
Jonathan Rhys Meyers in 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'
Screen Gems
Even if you don't know much about Mortal Instruments, there's one thing roping you in (quite literally): Jonathan Rhys Meyers' yarn-like rat tail dreadlocks. Horrible though these follicles may be, is the fantasy star's hairdo the worst case of movie dreads in Hollywood history?
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John Travolta in 'Battlefield Earth'
John Travolta in 'Battlefield Earth'
Warner Bros/Everett Collection
There are a lot of horrifying elements going on in this rat's nest, from the Jersey Shore poof to the wrap-around hair ties.
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Johnny Depp in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'
Johnny Depp in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides'
Peter Mountain/Walt Disney
Jack Sparrow is the pioneer of the multi-textured locks. Sporting braids, twists, and dreads... all at the same time. We don't know how he manages to pull it off, but then again, this is the same man who can make eyeliner look good.
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Jason Mamoa in 'Stargate: Atlantis'
Jason Mamoa in 'Stargate: Atlantis'
MGM Television
Good thing Jason Mamoa is a big guy, because these dreads are pretty much industrial rope. As off-putting as these tresses may be, it doesn't mean we wouldn't want to swing from his head all day.
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Jack Black ini 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer'
Jack Black ini 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer'
Columbia Pictures
Jack Black on his own is scary enough. Add dreadlocks and you have the Freddy Krueger of your nightmares. Let's hope we never have to see this again.
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Gary Oldman in 'True Romance'
Gary Oldman in 'True Romance'
Warner Bros/Everett Collection
This case of dreadful locks is honestly so bad it teeters on good. The crispiness can be felt decades after the movie.
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Camilla Belle in '10,000 BC'
Camilla Belle in '10,000 BC'
Warner Bros/Everett Collection
The mysterious hand in the photo represents our shock and disbelief: what the hell happened to your hair, Camilla Belle?! She looks as terrified of her own hair as we are.
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Bradley Cooper in 'Hit and Run'
Bradley Cooper in 'Hit and Run'
Open Road Films
Bradley Cooper may be one of the hottest men in hollywood, but he cannot make this work for his life. This yellow mop of hair and neon yellow glasses do him no justice.
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Angelina Jolie in 'Gone in 60 Seconds'
Angelina Jolie in 'Gone in 60 Seconds'
Buena Vista/Everett Collection
Angelina Jolie has a knack for looking sexy and deranged at the same time. But these bleached dreads just maker her look downright crazy.
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Naomi Harris in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest'
Naomi Harris in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest'
Walt Disney/Everett Collection
We guess this one makes sense, considering her character is supposed to scare the living s**t out of you?
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Neil Rayment, Adrian Rayment in 'The Matrix: Reloaded'
Neil Rayment, Adrian Rayment in 'The Matrix: Reloaded'
Warner Bros/Everett Collection
Welcome to an alternate universe where dreads are not only inescapable, but also double the frequency!
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Stephen Baldwin in 'Bio-Dome'
Stephen Baldwin in 'Bio-Dome'
MGM/Everett Collection
Just no.

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