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The Worst Aging — and Backwards Aging — Movie Transformations

In Tron: Legacy, Jeff Bridges is digitally manipulated to look like his younger self, and many critics — and even the film's own director — have felt like it doesn't quite work. But even though groundbreaking technology was used for this misfire, the filmmakers can rest easy knowing that they're still part of an age-old tradition. Because whether it's through makeup, bad wigs, costuming, or CGI, the movie magic used to make an actor seem younger or older often ends with hilariously bad results. So to celebrate the opening of Tron: Legacy, we've selected what we think are the eight worst aging jobs: four flash forwards, and four flashbacks. And as always, let us know which ones you think should have made the bad timing Hall of Fame.

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