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 Roles turned down by Holly Hunter:

As Good as It Gets
Holly Hunter turned down the lead in "As Good as it Gets" because she objected to the age difference between her character and Jack Nicholson.
Actor who got the part: Helen Hunt

Blood Simple
Holly Hunter was considered to play the lead. She turned the part down and her (then) roommate Frances McDormand took the role.
Actor who got the part: Frances McDormand

Holly Hunter was the first choice to play God.
Actor who got the part: Alanis Morrisette

Evil Dead II
Sam Raimi had Holly Hunter in mind for the part.
Actor who got the part: Kassie Wesley

Turned down the lead role because she didn't like the script.
Actor who got the part: Jennifer Beals

Pulp Fiction
Holly Hunter was considered for the part of Mia Wallace.
Actor who got the part: Uma Thurman

Thelma and Louise
She, along with Frances McDormand, were screenwriter Callie Khouri's choices to play Thelma and Louise.
Actor who got the part: Geena Davis

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