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Matt Dillon
 Roles turned down by Matt Dillon:

The Blue Lagoon
Matt Dillon was not comfortable with the nudity that the character required.
Actor who got the part: Christopher Atkins

Do the Right Thing
Dillon was considered for the role of Pino.
Actor who got the part: John Turturro

Dressed to Kill
Dillon was considered to play Peter.
Actor who got the part: Keith Gordon

The Godfather: Part III
Dillon was considered for the role of Vincent.
Actor who got the part: Andy Garcia

Novocaine
First choice to play Steve Martin role.
Actor who got the part: Steve Martin

Pulp Fiction
Tarantino reportedly wrote the part of "Butch" for Matt Dillon but the studio feared that the movie should have at least one bankable name on the cast (Travolta was still in a slump) so Tarantino gave the part to Bruce Willis.
Actor who got the part: Bruce Willis






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