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16th Sep '17 3:16:44 AM jormis29
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* Creator/FredricMarch didn't bother with the accent in ''Film/DrJekyllAndMrHyde1931'', but everyone else did, including very southern Miriam Hopkins, whose accent isn't too bad (if it were too authentic, a lot of Americans wouldn't have been able to understand her).

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* Creator/FredricMarch didn't bother with the accent in ''Film/DrJekyllAndMrHyde1931'', but everyone else did, including very southern Miriam Hopkins, Creator/MiriamHopkins, whose accent isn't too bad (if it were too authentic, a lot of Americans wouldn't have been able to understand her).
21st Aug '17 11:34:56 PM saintends
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** ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' takes place in the Middle East. ''Every single character'' except for three sound American: the storyteller at the beginning actually sounds vaguely Arabic, and Jafar and the Sultan are both British (though Jafar more so) - which is ironic considering Jonathan Freeman, who voices Jafar, is Australian. Actually, a lot of Creator/{{Disney}} villains have British accents...

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** ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' takes place in the Middle East. ''Every single character'' except for three sound American: the storyteller at the beginning actually sounds vaguely Arabic, and Jafar and the Sultan are both British (though Jafar more so) - which is ironic considering Jonathan Freeman, who voices Jafar, is Australian.so). Actually, a lot of Creator/{{Disney}} villains have British accents...
13th Aug '17 4:08:53 PM Odacon_Spy
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** In ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance'', there's Monsoon. In contrast with [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench Mistral]], Samuel [[{{Eagleland}} Khasmin and Sundowner]], Monsoon doesn't speak with his native Khmer accent. Though it's likely justified, given that he is an {{Omniglot}} and multilingual people tend to lack accents depending on how they learned the language.

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** In ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance'', there's Monsoon. In contrast with [[EverythingSoundsSexierInFrench Mistral]], Samuel Sam, [[{{Eagleland}} Khasmin and Sundowner]], Monsoon doesn't speak with his native Khmer accent. Though it's likely justified, given that he is an {{Omniglot}} and multilingual people tend to lack accents depending on how they learned the language.
4th Aug '17 12:06:41 AM Gravityman
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* ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' plays this in kind of a bizarre way. Going solely by the text of the dialogue, one would assume the characters were British based on the characters using a lot of words from British English (most commonly using "arse" instead of "ass", "bloke" being used a few times and even a couple instances of "bloody" here and there)... ''but'' the voice acting gives just about all of the characters the standard American. Granted, none of those words are used in any of the voice acting, so it is possible the common vernacular uses words more commonly used in British English even if their accents are American.
18th Jul '17 9:54:53 AM FromtheWordsofBR
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* Creator/JamesFranco doesn't emulate Creator/TommyWiseau's [[WhatTheHellIsThatAccent accent]] in [[Film/TheDisasterArtist the film version]] of ''Literature/TheDisasterArtist''.
12th Jul '17 11:36:37 AM igordebraga
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* Averted in ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'', where after 51 years, British actor Creator/AndrewGarfield is the first person to play Spider-Man sounding like a born-and-raised New Yorker. Some critics found it distracting.

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* Averted in ''Film/TheAmazingSpiderMan'', where after 51 years, British actor Creator/AndrewGarfield is the first person to play Spider-Man sounding like a born-and-raised New Yorker.Yorker (predecessor Creator/TobeyMaguire is Californian). Some critics found it distracting.



* Also from the Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse, Film/{{Wonder Woman|2017}} has a very justified case given Diana is just vaguely European (mostly Greek in the comics, but the movie [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield is unclear on where they placed Themyscira]]), so Creator/GalGadot's Israeli accent fits.

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* Also from the Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse, Film/{{Wonder Woman|2017}} has a very justified case given Diana is just vaguely European (mostly Greek in the comics, but the movie [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield is unclear on where they placed Themyscira]]), so Creator/GalGadot's Israeli accent fits. Weboriginal/TheEditingRoom even lampshaded [[http://www.the-editing-room.com/wonder-woman.html how the rest of Themyscira follows her diction]]:
-->CONNIE NIELSEN: Oh alright, but... Hey wait a minute, why do we all sound Israeli?\\
ROBIN WRIGHT: Because adult Gal canít do any accents other than her own. She's basically the new Schwarzenegger.
19th Jun '17 11:41:45 AM thecarolinabull01
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** Clemence Poesy, who plays Fleur Delacour, spoke with a French accent in ''Goblet of Fire'', but for some reason speaks with her natural pseudo-British accent in the ''Deathly Hallows'' films. Could possibly be justified as Fleur's English improving over time.
18th Jun '17 5:12:11 PM igordebraga
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* Played with in ''Film/SuicideSquad2016''. ComicBook/HarleyQuinn has an accent but it's not the same, exaggerated accent she normally has.

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* Played with in ''Film/SuicideSquad2016''. ComicBook/HarleyQuinn has an accent ([[Creator/MargotRobbie Australian]]) but it's not the same, exaggerated accent she normally has.has in other media.
* Also from the Franchise/DCExtendedUniverse, Film/{{Wonder Woman|2017}} has a very justified case given Diana is just vaguely European (mostly Greek in the comics, but the movie [[WhereTheHellIsSpringfield is unclear on where they placed Themyscira]]), so Creator/GalGadot's Israeli accent fits.
17th Jun '17 10:07:08 PM jormis29
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** Every voice actor in Disney's version of ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' uses their own American accent, except Jerry Orbach as Lumiere and Kimmy Robertson as Babette. Creator/AngelaLansbury as Mrs. Potts also sounds English.

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** Every voice actor in Disney's version of ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' uses their own American accent, except Jerry Orbach Creator/JerryOrbach as Lumiere and Kimmy Robertson Creator/KimmyRobertson as Babette. Creator/AngelaLansbury as Mrs. Potts also sounds English.
3rd Jun '17 8:26:03 PM jormis29
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* Creator/GeorgeClooney, to his credit, doesn't attempt a Massachusetts accent in ''Film/ThePerfectStorm.'' Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, however, does an accent that is guaranteed to make viewers from Massachusetts cringe. Creator/MarkWahlberg, a Boston, Massachusetts native, speaks with his natural accent.

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* Creator/GeorgeClooney, to his credit, doesn't attempt a Massachusetts accent in ''Film/ThePerfectStorm.'' Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Creator/MaryElizabethMastrantonio, however, does an accent that is guaranteed to make viewers from Massachusetts cringe. Creator/MarkWahlberg, a Boston, Massachusetts native, speaks with his natural accent.
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