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Being Drunk On Set Was A Thing For These 6 Actors

For most people, having a drink after a long day at work is a normal thing to do.

But getting turnt on the job? Not so normal.

Then again, most people don't work on a movie set putting in incredibly long hours and encountering stressful and uncomfortable situations.


So you've gotta do what you've gotta do to handle the job some way, right? And sometimes that means getting drunk.

Here are eight actors who decided to kick back and have a few drinks on set:

Anna Kendrick, "Drinking Buddies"


This one shouldn't be a total surprise given the movie title, however, Anna claims it wasn't intentional.

During filming, the crew swapped her non-alcoholic beer with the real version without her initially noticing.

She told Vulture in an interview,

I was pounding beer and I didn't realize it was real until halfway through the take. I was like, I'm super drunk right now!

Shia LaBeouf, "Lawless"


If you know the premise of this movie, it also won't be a surprise.

In "Lawless," Shia plays a bootlegger during prohibition. Naturally, to get in character, he treated himself to moonshine.

In an interview with Page Six, he said,

I did it for the movie. I didn't drink off set for no reason.

LaBeouf went on to say,

I did it because, when I showed up on set the next day, my fucking eyes looked like this and my face… had that drunk bloat that I needed, that I couldn't have if that wasn't going on.

If you're trying to jump on the moonshine bandwagon, check out this recipe.

Margot Robbie, "The Wolf of Wall Street"


If your first on-camera sex scene was with Leonardo DiCaprio, you'd 100 percent need a drink too.

Apparently, Margot took three shots of tequila before filming to calm her nerves.

She's a smart lady, obviously tequila was the wise choice. It makes you feel confident AF, am I right?

TBH, I'm pretty shocked this is the only incident of drinking on set (that was publicized) given how insane the movie was.

Natalie Portman And Mila Kunis, "Black Swan"


"Black Swan," director Darren Aronofsky has said the actresses shared a bottle of tequila before filming the famous sex scene.

An on-set source told The Hollywood Reporter, "It got everyone relaxed."

However, Kunis denies these claims, so it's really up to you to decide what you want to believe.

Jennifer Lawrence, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"


In a Google Hangout Fan Q&A, J Law admitted she and the cast got drunk together during filming.

"[It] was fun," she said. "That was the first time I've ever drank at work."

She also told David Letterman she'd sit in her trailer and drink piña coladas when she was bored.

Daniel Radcliffe, "Harry Potter"


Yes, even Harry himself was drunk on set.

OK, not intentionally but he did frequently "black out," as he told ShortList, and would show up to work still drunk.

He's been quoted saying,

I went into work still drunk. I can point to many scenes where I'm just gone. Dead behind the eyes. I have a very addictive personality. It was a problem.

Side note: Imagine trying to cast a spell drunk? I wouldn't even be able to do it sober.