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Katie Holmes as Jackie O and other celebrity movie makeovers

We take a look at amazing celebrity movie makeovers. Some are pretty unbelievable.
Katie Holmes as Jackie O

These celebrities are totally unrecognisable as they’re spotted on set completely committing to their roles and undergoing a total transformation.

From Brad Pitt to Nicole Kidman – stars prove that their art always trumps vanity.

Brad well and truly put his sexiest man alive title behind him as he underwent a total transformation for the drama The Big Short.

Meanwhile actress Katie Holmes morphed into Jackie Kennedy Onassis to film scenes for the mini-series, The Kennedys After Camelot.

Of course, they are not the first stars to undergo a dramatic overhaul for a role. Click through the gallery to see all the other stars who’ve transformed.

Seeing double. Complete with the buffont hair and chic threads Katie Holmes looks identical to the late Jackie Kennedy Onassis (L). The actress transformed for the mini-series, The Kennedys After Camelot.

Katie Holmes as Jackie O

A far cry from her usual style! The 37-year-old rocked a voluminous wig and large chino shorts as she played on her phone in between takes on the Toronto set of the series. Watch Katie in character in the next slide. Gallery continues after the video.

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Funnyman Jason Segel took a tbreak from his usual comedy route for his role in the David Foster Wallace biopic The End of the Tour. Playing the famed American author, Jason put on over 18kg for the role.

Katie Holmes

Nicole Kidman underwent a massive transformation for her Oscar winning role as Virginia Woolf, in The Hours. The makeup took three hours daily and relied heavily on a large prosthetic nose.

Noomi Rapace scored the coveted role of Lisbeth for the best-selling film adaption of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. She even got most of the piercings needed for the part.

Charlize Theron won the 2003 Oscar for her phenomenal role as Aileen Wuornos in Monster.

Meryl Streep embodied infamous former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher for her role in The Iron Lady. The film also won the Academy Award for Best Makeup.

Glenn Close landed an Oscar nomination after her portrayal of Albert Nobbs. During an interview, Glenn revealed, “I cried when I first saw myself as a man.”

Aussie actress Margot Robbie looked unrecognisable in her get-up for her role as super-villain Harley Quinn in the highly-anticipated Suicide Squad.

The blonde Aussie usually looks glamorous and tanned on the red carpet – a far cry from ‘Daddy’s Little Monster’ Harley Quinn.

Brad Pitt looked more like Grandpa Pitt on the set of his 2015 movie The Big Short while filming in New Orleans.

We’re used to heartthrob Brad looking clean shaven on the red carpet.

Eddie Redmayne adopted an entirely new look when he took on the part of Lili Elbe, the first-known person to have undergone gender reassignment surgery for The Danish Girl.

Here he is as we know him best, with those classic boyish good looks!

Johnny Depp sported a balding look and paunch to play crime boss Whitey Bulger for Black Mass.

Johnny Depp favours a more rock star appearance when not filming.

Jim Carrey was sporting a whole new look for his role as The Hermit in The Bad Batch.

We’re more accustomed to seeing his cheeky grin – instead of all that facial hair!

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