8 Actors Who Got Hurt While Filming

Tom Cruise does his own stunts, including jumping between buildings, but he broke his leg doing one for Mission: Impossible – Fallout.

Tom Cruise

Harrison Ford often gets hurt making movies. Once, a door fell on his leg during Star Wars: The Force Awakens, breaking it. Director JJ Abrams hurt his back trying to help him.

Harrison Ford

Sylvester Stallone, a top action star, got seriously hurt filming Rocky IV. Dolph Lundgren's punch to his chest made his heart swell, landing him in intensive care for eight days.

Sylvester Stallone

In Now You See Me, Isla Fisher's character nearly drowned filming an underwater escape. A stuntman saved her by flipping the safety switch.

Isla Fisher

TV stars face danger too. Kristin Chenoweth was nearly killed on The Good Wife set when a light rig fell, causing her to suffer a skull fracture, rib injury, and hip injury.

Kristin Chenoweth

Bruce Willis, like many action stars, has been injured in stunts. During Live Free or Die Hard, he got a serious cut above his eye needing stitches when kicked by Maggie Q's stunt double in high heels.

Bruce Willis

Mariska Hargitay got hurt doing a stunt on Law & Order: SVU. At first, she didn't realize how bad it was. Months later, she had severe pain and ended up in the hospital with a collapsed lung.

Mariska Hargitay

Æon Flux isn't one of Charlize Theron's best films. She almost got paralyzed after falling on her neck during a stunt. She narrowly avoided serious injury by mere centimeters.

Charlize Theron