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    ESTHER HABUNG 10 개월 전 +7870

    “I really love Diana” was the most genuine and nostalgic answer of them all, with a heavy touch of sentiment.

    • Venícius Cunha
      Venícius Cunha 28 일 전 +1

      I agree 100% ✅ and I also lover her. The world’s kind has stopped after her.

    • Lina Chic
      Lina Chic 개월 전

      @Beau D'Arcey I think it's impossible to fully understand if you're not British. To be clear, I'm not a Brit myself but I've talked to many of them about it and the way I see it - the royal family represents the culture, the history, the tradition of Great Britain, which is incredibly important for them and is a part of their identity

    • Bil
      Bil 개월 전 +1

      @vlove562 Terence Stamp has a beautiful soul. His compassion for Humanity runs deep.

    • necro_melon
      necro_melon 개월 전 +2

      God i love Terence Stamp

    • Mas Rahman
      Mas Rahman 개월 전 +2

      And made me cried too😢

  • Beyonce Knowles
    Beyonce Knowles 10 개월 전 +722

    All actors in order of appearance:
    1. Felicity Jones & Tom Hiddleston
    2. Jude Law
    3. Kenneth Branagh
    4. Michelle Dockery
    5. Jack O'connell
    6. Terrence Stamp
    7. Carmen Ojogo
    8. Lily James
    9. Richard Madden
    10. Damian Lewis
    11. Matthew Goode
    12. Judi Dench
    13. Emily Blunt
    14. Anabelle Wallis & Luke Evans
    15. Dominic West
    16. James Corden
    17. Gugu Mbatha Raw
    18. Ruth Wilson
    19. Jeremy Irons
    20. Jamie Dornan
    21. Kiera Knightley
    23. Sophie Turner
    24. Sam Claflin
    25. Natalie Dormer
    26. Orlando Bloom

  • Heru- deshet
    Heru- deshet 9 개월 전 +378

    In my opinion, Hugh Laurie has a flawless American accent.

    • Jan Webber
      Jan Webber 개월 전 +1

      @winterfishes I agree. I had no idea he was American, he accent was that good. Also Tom Holland does a pretty good American accent as Spiderman.

    • Margui622
      Margui622 2 개월 전 +1

      I didn’t know that Hugh Laurie is British. I though he was American.

    • winterfishes
      winterfishes 2 개월 전 +2

      I also loved James Marsters who played Spike in Buffy, his british accent was insanely good

    • whereisc_
      whereisc_ 5 개월 전


    • happyfacefries
      happyfacefries 7 개월 전 +3

      Probably the best actor who can do an American accent, it seems so natural

  • Ruby Howes
    Ruby Howes 8 개월 전 +560

    Mathew Goode is so classy. "I'll be damned if I'm gonna stand here and slag of a fellow actor" *cheers*

  • Juuzo S
    Juuzo S 2 년 전 +18293

    James McAvoy is literally the greatest at accents. He played like 40 different Americans in split lol

    • Sabrina and husband
      Sabrina and husband 개월 전

      He was one of my favourite actors growing up as a teen 😅 though I still don't understand what so difficult about any American accents?! They seem to be all easy to me.

    • Michael Griggs
      Michael Griggs 개월 전

      @CoolKem C Yeah, he is British...

    • Angela Smith
      Angela Smith 개월 전

      He's my favourite Scot 😍

    • ItsTerryTime
      ItsTerryTime 2 개월 전

      @CoolKem C McAvoy? He's British.

    • Queen Bee
      Queen Bee 2 개월 전

      Love him! Great actor!

  • Jonathan Bethea
    Jonathan Bethea 년 전 +1240

    It looks like Emily Blunt has John Krasinski on a leash.

    • John C Mitchell
      John C Mitchell 2 개월 전

      I suggest Emily was holding a safety rope so she wouldn't tumble down the mountain wearing shoes that go with the dress.

    • Boudica
      Boudica 8 개월 전 +7

      John Krazinski does not have a Boston accent

    • tickety boo
      tickety boo 8 개월 전 +3

      @Scott Saftler your comment is refreshingly interesting and funny for the murky world of KRclip comments. Well done.

    • Scott Saftler
      Scott Saftler 11 개월 전 +29

      I do hope that Ms. Blunt realized that Krasinski has as much of a Boston accent as Leonard Nimoy did! (BTW, Nimoy grew up in the Jewish West End of Boston)

  • Jonathan Ebe
    Jonathan Ebe 9 개월 전 +78

    They all be like "It's so hard" and then they do the accents flawlessly.

    • Jonathan Ebe
      Jonathan Ebe 2 개월 전

      @NYCzora Naomi Harris. Moonlight.

    • NYCzora
      NYCzora 2 개월 전 +2

      They definitely don’t. They tend to sound stilted and bland which is why they can only do a generic American accent (like a TV anchor), instead of specific regions

    • annabel levy
      annabel levy 6 개월 전 +3

      No they don't.

  • bremex
    bremex 년 전 +130

    Matthew Goode refusing to trash another actor. Such a class act man

    • Matt Elrod
      Matt Elrod 5 개월 전 +2

      He seems like a classy guy

    • B
      B 8 개월 전 +9

      he's such a....... goode man

    • Duke Steele
      Duke Steele 9 개월 전 +1

      That's okay with me. I trash actors all the time.

  • 106andie
    106andie 2 개월 전 +3

    Definitely agree with Jude Law, James MacAvoy, and Emily Blunt, the Boston accent is so hard that even American actors butcher it.

  • suppohkram
    suppohkram 2 년 전 +21269

    I just love Emily Blunt standing atop the Hollywood sign in a glitter dress holding a rope. Brilliant.

    • Dominique Hubbard
      Dominique Hubbard 2 개월 전 +1

      @stereotypespecialist or it has a different meaning/context in Britain

    • stereotypespecialist
      stereotypespecialist 2 개월 전

      I don't think that Brits understand what the word brilliant means considering the fact that it's tacked onto the end of every mundane statement.

    • Anna Scott
      Anna Scott 6 개월 전

      Most of them were on set and in costume, that’s the only way my head could make sense of that.

  • Sarahcasm
    Sarahcasm 7 개월 전 +126

    “I really love Diana” it’s sad he’s the only one who said it

  • Book Steer
    Book Steer 9 개월 전 +23

    Michael Caine was filming a movie where he needed a southern accent, and he had the good fortune to meet Vivien Leigh. He asked her how she perfected her accent for "Gone With the Wind", and she said she went around saying "fowah dowah fowad" (four-door Ford) until she was blue in the face. :-D

  • Diego L
    Diego L 개월 전 +1

    Dominic West being British is blowing my mind. And it makes the scene of him imitating a British accent in seasons 2 of the wire even more hysterical.

  • Rob Lueking
    Rob Lueking 8 개월 전 +52

    I still can't believe that Damian Lewis is British! In his role in Band of Brothers, he hasn't a hint of his native accent. Great job!

    • annabel levy
      annabel levy 6 개월 전

      His accent in that was great but it's pretty wrong in Billions, because it's supposed to be a very specific New York City accent (Staten Island) and he just can't do it right. Great actor, but accents are tough.

    • Jessie Lawrence
      Jessie Lawrence 7 개월 전

      And in Dreamcatcher - I thought the one British voice he was doing was for the character, when it was probably more like his normal accent!

  • Patrícia Balan
    Patrícia Balan 년 전 +9864

    Every time I think a British cannot be more British, they outbritish themselves.

    • Sexy Lover
      Sexy Lover 2 개월 전

      @Liam Phillips You guys have alot knife crime and roadman. SMDH

    • M.Đ
      M.Đ 8 개월 전

      @kate wilson the whole world think americans are like that

    • 氷Ghiaccio
      氷Ghiaccio 9 개월 전

      @kate wilson dang now that you say that I kinda wanna be a cowboy and go to a saloon

    • gemmster14
      gemmster14 9 개월 전

      @Joe Yuzwa the best statement in the entire video! SO RIGHT!

    • gemmster14
      gemmster14 9 개월 전 +1

      @Liam Phillips I have been there, Mate, and even the working blokes have a plummy accent in this American's opinion.

  • AJ H.
    AJ H. 8 개월 전 +62

    I’m more surprised at these actors who I didn’t even know were British 😂🤯

    • Danbdun
      Danbdun 7 개월 전 +5

      @Leslie The Gal you are confusing english with british. They are all british

    • Stephen Troup
      Stephen Troup 8 개월 전 +4

      IKR, I had no idea Damien Lewis was British, I've been watching him on Billions for years!

    • Leslie The Gal
      Leslie The Gal 8 개월 전 +1

      Some were British, there were a few Scot and Irish in there as well

  • Thomas Maggio
    Thomas Maggio 9 개월 전 +50

    As someone who spent most of my life in the South, I've never seen a British performer convincingly do that one. The British accent has to be the coolest one ever. Can't really imagine why they would want to sound like anyone else. Considering recent developments, I doubt Harry is too many people's favorite royal anymore.

    • undertherainbow
      undertherainbow 2 개월 전

      ​@Meduka Meguca They don't speak like that anymore. It was a southern aristocratic plantation accent mixed with some mid-Atlantic to make it easier to understand.

    • Meduka Meguca
      Meduka Meguca 2 개월 전

      Australians are much better at it, although Jude Law did pretty well in Cold Mountain.

    • Meduka Meguca
      Meduka Meguca 2 개월 전

      @undertherainbow Southern people DO NOT speak like that.

    • undertherainbow
      undertherainbow 2 개월 전 +1

      Vivien Leigh was pretty convincing in Gone With the Wind.

    • Boubacar Diallo
      Boubacar Diallo 2 개월 전

      I think Benedict Cumberbatch did a relatively good one in The Power of the Dog

  • Oko Swiata
    Oko Swiata 년 전 +25

    Lol I love that everybody is just standing or sitting comfortably or even in a car like James Corden, while Emily Blunt is just at the hill behind Hollywood sign 😂

  • Joe M
    Joe M 10 개월 전 +14

    If any of these actors read the comments: I'm an actor with a Southern accent. I always appreciate y'all and it's so hard to get British right too! (Soooo many regional variations just like us!) It's ok, we appreciate you, come eat collards and bbq anytime!

  • Sir Prize
    Sir Prize 년 전 +6861

    I like how they're all in snazzy tuxedos and dresses, then there's Emily Blunt in a fancy dress ON A MOUNTAIN.

    • Alison W
      Alison W 개월 전 +1

      Southern! I’m southern & have never heard a British actor able to truly sound Southern !

    • Alan Winter
      Alan Winter 개월 전

      I didn't recognize her, lol. And what the heck is at the other end of that rope?

    • Никита Отдельнов
      Никита Отдельнов 개월 전

      Because she is THE QUEEN!

    • Keith Morgan
      Keith Morgan 개월 전

      It's a hill, really.

    • Bron Ze
      Bron Ze 개월 전

      That’s Ruth Wilson
      Brilliant character actress

  • Nickolas Gravelin
    Nickolas Gravelin 6 개월 전 +2

    You know it’s understandable when people have trouble with American accents when there’s 50 states most of which have different accents. But when there’s more than 42 accents on a collection of islands barely wider than Nebraska. It really puts things in perspective.

  • Piper Mays
    Piper Mays 년 전 +9

    James mcavoy is so fun to watch in any film he does such a good job

  • Paula Schroen
    Paula Schroen 2 개월 전

    Very interesting. Have always enjoyed British literature, now having seen more movies & mystery series, I have wondered what the professional cultural interface of actors have to say.

  • Judith Weiss
    Judith Weiss 년 전 +3

    Best American accent by a British star ever: Ralph Fiennes in "The White Countess." I watched it twice just to watch him be a generic midwest American guy. He had the body language down too. Every time he said " okay ..." I was like "dayyum."

  • Meghan Helmich
    Meghan Helmich 년 전 +3927

    This video makes being British look like this ridiculously awesome club that I'll never be cool enough to join. 😭

  • Tiffany I
    Tiffany I 11 개월 전 +7

    As a born and bred New Yorker (Brooklynite to be exact) I’m flattered to know we have the most difficult accent lol ...whenever I visit my aunt down south in North Carolina, her friends all get a kick out of making me say things like “water” and “coffee” 😂

    • The slayer
      The slayer 4 개월 전

      @Sunshine not all of us say "Cohawfee" or "Woahta".

    • annabel levy
      annabel levy 6 개월 전 +1

      But there are different New York accents, just like there are different London accents. That's part of what makes it so hard. And frankly, one reason they shouldn't cast Brits to play Staten Islanders, for example.

    • Sunshine
      Sunshine 8 개월 전 +1

      I love hearing you guys say it too!

  • Diana Graham
    Diana Graham 2 개월 전 +2

    Absolutely love all the Brits & their humor-SORRY that’s HUMOUR😂

  • MissT -
    MissT - 8 개월 전 +8

    "I'm stealing an America's job"
    I. Died.
    And was instantly resurrected to let out the hardiest laugh in my personal history.

  • Sidney Rose
    Sidney Rose 년 전 +347

    The way he looked after he said, "I really loved Diana . . ." 🥺

  • Diy_CaT
    Diy_CaT 년 전 +10106

    "I'll be damned if I'm going to stand here and slag off another actor."
    Class act.

    • kcbh24
      kcbh24 개월 전 +1

      He's so lovely.

    • Appaloosa Dreams
      Appaloosa Dreams 개월 전 +2

      Kudos to Kenneth Branagh, too, at 0:53, "Mine in the film, Wild, Wild West"

    • Vanguardsman
      Vanguardsman 개월 전 +1

      probably the most British answer there ever was lol

    • Zainab Siddiqui
      Zainab Siddiqui 2 개월 전

      @Pat Tanackered and that's what being classy is lmao

  • DurandalsFate
    DurandalsFate 7 개월 전 +5

    The correct answer, as Kate Winslet well knows, is the Philly accent.

  • Carmen Cano Bermell
    Carmen Cano Bermell 2 개월 전 +2

    i absolutely love hearing these people talk… their accent…. i just love it

  • Green Voltage
    Green Voltage 8 개월 전 +30

    “There’s more than one?” What Americans think when doing a British accent lol
    Also, why is Emily Blunt wired to the mountain behind the Hollywood sign?

    • MrRugbyloosehead
      MrRugbyloosehead 8 개월 전 +2

      @Zuraida Zakaria Really!?,did you notice they were all dressed up for the Vanity Fair piece ,the men were in Tux's! Your powers of understanding? seems to be a bit on the low side,I'd get that checked!

    • Zuraida Zakaria
      Zuraida Zakaria 8 개월 전 +1

      Yea but why was she there and in that dress in the 1st place? Just wondering.

    • MrRugbyloosehead
      MrRugbyloosehead 8 개월 전 +1

      Really? It was pretty obvious why, so she doesn't slide down the very steep hill around the sign, people have died!

  • d34dj0k3r
    d34dj0k3r 개월 전 +1

    There's something about Jeremy Irons's voice and accent, I love it.

  • Skengy
    Skengy 년 전 +10469

    "I really loved Diana"
    We all did mate.

    • Chris2626
      Chris2626 개월 전

      Imaging “loving” a British royal who never knew you existed and had zero impact on your life. People are so weird

    • Beau D'Arcey
      Beau D'Arcey 2 개월 전

      Can somebody please answer this question for me? ...Why do you people care about the royals so much? The royals dont seem to have any particular talent, or anything that should give them fame, other than the fact that they had royal parents. (And those parents don't seem to have any particular talent, or anything that should give them fame either. Why do you guys care so much about the "royals"?? (in other words, what's so special about them that they deserve such admiration?? ...I'm genuinely curious.)

    • Beau D'Arcey
      Beau D'Arcey 2 개월 전

      @Theofano Galani Can somebody please answer this question for me? ...Why do you people care about the royals so much? The royals dont seem to have any particular talent, or anything that should give them fame, other than the fact that they had royal parents. (And those parents don't seem to have any particular talent, or anything that should give them fame either. Why do you guys care so much about the "royals"?? (in other words, what's so special about them that they deserve such admiration?? ...I'm genuinely curious.)

    • Beau D'Arcey
      Beau D'Arcey 2 개월 전

      @Voyager Can somebody please answer this question for me? ...Why do you people care about the royals so much? The royals dont seem to have any particular talent, or anything that should give them fame, other than the fact that they had royal parents. (And those parents don't seem to have any particular talent, or anything that should give them fame either. Why do you guys care so much about the "royals"?? (in other words, what's so special about them that they deserve such admiration?? ...I'm genuinely curious.)

  • Walter O’Dim
    Walter O’Dim 2 개월 전 +6

    For my money, the best American accent ever pulled off by a Brit was when Andrew Lincoln spent nearly a decade pulling off a perfect Georgia drawl on The Walking Dead

    • Cris C
      Cris C 개월 전 +1

      100 per cent. People had no idea how as British

  • Miranda Hawes
    Miranda Hawes 8 개월 전 +4

    I really love their respect for their royalty.

  • Ian Swordsman
    Ian Swordsman 개월 전 +4

    1:47 "Yorkshire puddings" Grew up in Minnesota, and the Swedes there make "oven pancakes" which are basically Yorkshire puddings with nutmeg. We serve the sausage on the side, and put apple sauce on the pancake, though. Really good that way.

  • silversmith8
    silversmith8 3 개월 전 +1

    I wish we had more James McAvoy in this

  • neo
    neo 년 전 +5268

    I can never tell when a British is doing an American accent but when Americans does an English accent it's often obvious

    • It’s just me, Leena
      It’s just me, Leena 개월 전

      I think it might be because British people have grown up with a lot of American media so it’s easier to imitate

    • Meduka Meguca
      Meduka Meguca 2 개월 전 +1

      @Janice M 🥀 Australians seem to be better at southern accents. English people usually sound like Scarlet O'Hara (who, of course, was played by an English actress).

    • Janice M 🥀
      Janice M 🥀 2 개월 전

      British people can't do a Southern American accent for crap, because they overdo the accent, and you can still hear the British accent quite clearly.... actually, they do it with most American accents. Lol
      Hugh Laurie was the only British actor I know, who did a flawless American accent... But of course, he never tried to do a Southern accent, which is where they truly fail in epic proportions.

    • Ariaditya Pramestu
      Ariaditya Pramestu 2 개월 전

      @shells500tutubo theres a few, like downton

    • A
      A 3 개월 전 +1

      @lovelyrosebw Emma Watson is an exception, her accents in Perks of Being a Wallflower/Little Women were cringeworthy awful. Honestly she's just not a very good actress. Brilliant in many things, but yeah. Other British actors are more convinving though!

  • David Flanagan
    David Flanagan 8 개월 전

    I saw Jeremy Northam in a film where he did a Texas accent. Later I saw him in a film using his native accent. However, I was sure he was American based on the first film. So I said, out loud, "That's the worst British accent I've ever heard." Little did I know..... So, well done Jeremy. You had me convinced with your American accent.

  • vazquezb2011
    vazquezb2011 9 개월 전 +163

    "I really loved Diana". Poor Terence Stamp sounded heartbroken.

    • tickety boo
      tickety boo 8 개월 전 +1

      He is an actor.

    • Gemma B
      Gemma B 8 개월 전 +3

      It made me wince inwardly. So poignant.

  • To The Lighthouse
    To The Lighthouse 10 개월 전 +4

    It's been 20 years, but Terence Stamp's eyes still flicker with pain when he's said Diana's name.

  • Rich Vandervecken
    Rich Vandervecken 개월 전

    My deep respect and admiration for Diana was because of my perception that she was able to empathize with the average person. The Queen has been an example of strength of character and consistency throughout Her reign, which are admirable leadership qualities! In other words I admire the Queen's leadership and I admire Diana's Humanity That being said I am an American that really does not understand the British system of government.

  • Adiyan2306
    Adiyan2306 년 전 +9455

    No one:
    Emily Blunt: casually chilling beside the Hollywood sign on top of a mountain

  • Hazzmat
    Hazzmat 2 개월 전 +1

    You can tell the ones that said The Queen are all mama’s boys and I love them for it ❤️

  • Shirley Pena
    Shirley Pena 9 개월 전

    Judging by the fact that not one British actor has ever even attempted it, I'd have to say the most difficult American accent to do is Central Valley of California accent (think Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, etc.).

  • Annaliese
    Annaliese 8 개월 전 +2

    As an American I can agree that we need Yorkshire puddings. They’re incredible 😍

  • Night Owl
    Night Owl 년 전 +1

    I am a US gal and I agree that Yorkshire puddings need to really become a thing here. I can make them and my entire family loves them! I was introduced to them by my Geordie friend and have loved them since.

    • Gerry Thompson
      Gerry Thompson 년 전

      I looked up English recipes and didn't learn much. My family has been in Maine for generations and didn't change recipes much I guess

  • Anna Iola
    Anna Iola 3 년 전 +72180

    Why is everyone in the oddest location and fanciest outfit, did I miss something

  • Auhbrey Kumming
    Auhbrey Kumming 9 개월 전 +21

    He said my favorite Royal is Pippa Middletown! I literally fell out laughing! Great one!

    • Gemma B
      Gemma B 8 개월 전 +1

      I loved every single one of his answers but that was the best. 😂

  • LizzyPetite
    LizzyPetite 3 개월 전

    Idk why but this video just gave me serotonin 🥺😅 And made me realize that I really love a British actor😅 even if I didn't know they were British 😅

  • Virtual Power
    Virtual Power 9 개월 전 +1

    I hope they're not acting it coz I love how they naturally answer the questions with wit and fun. :)

  • mescko
    mescko 2 개월 전 +6

    As a Yank who's travelled in the UK a bit, I'm right there with Yorkshire Puddings. So good. Unfortunately, my other fave, Steak and Kidney Pie/Pudding has no chance. I'd LOVE to see Sticky Toffee Pudding catch on. To die for.

  • Adrian Ashby
    Adrian Ashby 년 전 +9292

    in case any American's are watching, these are normal English people and we all wear these outfits to do chores, go shopping and walk the dog.

    • Sexy Lover
      Sexy Lover 2 개월 전

      Most english people have different accents, Americans think everyone has that R.P accent.. LMFAO

    • Janice M 🥀
      Janice M 🥀 2 개월 전

      @E Swift
      It is, though, so yeah.
      Maybe you should try it sometime.... And I'm a Southern American, by the way. 😂

    • Daniel Smith
      Daniel Smith 8 개월 전

      Good gravy! That sounds better than popping out of holes in the ground while wearing helmets, goggles, and flannel coats in West Virginia.

    • John Conway
      John Conway 8 개월 전

      Helping us catch up on that "irony and sarcasm" I see?

  • Betty Kabrdova
    Betty Kabrdova 년 전 +2

    I remember watching this before I moved to the UK, thinking everyone will be as smoothly sarcastic and have class... the sarcasm is a lot worse and not many people have class or discuss royals lmao

    • Joshua Moolman
      Joshua Moolman 8 개월 전 +1

      I love the UK, been there plenty times, and you're right. It's nothing special, it's just another European country, but I still love them regardless. Fun folk, nothing like they are portrayed in Hollywood and the American mindset. Non-Brits who don't have much experience with the country tend to think of the stereotypical rich elite in London when they hear the term "British". It's like saying all of America is like New York, or all of France is Paris, all of Japan is Kyoto etc.

  • Barakat Ullah 103
    Barakat Ullah 103 3 개월 전 +1

    "I really loved Dianna" The nostalgia on his face.

  • Hazzmat
    Hazzmat 2 개월 전 +10

    I totally agree with the guy that said “I’m taking an American’s job”

    • good1day
      good1day 개월 전

      Why? They have a long tradition of stage performance and acting; we don't have that; they are (generally) well-spoken, literary minded, and have a living example of class and decorum, we don't have that.

    • Tyaa Fatiya
      Tyaa Fatiya 2 개월 전

      He is Matthew Goode

    • S R
      S R 2 개월 전 +1

      That's how Clark Gable felt in the beginning about Vivien Leigh getting the role of Scarlett O'Hara. He felt it should go to an American actress.

  • arronstone
    arronstone 년 전 +3

    I do a pretty good Texan accent.I know it’s good because a Texan told me so.😎

  • meya luna
    meya luna 2 년 전 +4947

    tom hiddleston was just sitting there and laughed on everything that felicity said

    • Lady_Fantist Creations
      Lady_Fantist Creations 9 개월 전 +1

      they were so cute just sitting in the car together, they need to do a movie or something lol

    • hy
      hy 2 년 전 +3

      @Professor Smoothiess Annabelle Wallis

    • Professor Smoothiess
      Professor Smoothiess 2 년 전 +2

      @hy who was the blonde girl he's with during the interview?

    • Malvika Baru
      Malvika Baru 2 년 전 +12

      Lol yeah. He likes the Queen though.

    • Glenn Davey
      Glenn Davey 2 년 전 +23

      My wife is a funny lady, yes...

  • Karin Sveen
    Karin Sveen 2 개월 전

    Love you all!!! I came through Heathrow on my way to Austria, but dream of coming to the United Kingdom someday. Your country is BRILLIANT!!!

  • Nebular Storm
    Nebular Storm 9 개월 전 +16

    When James McAvoy or Richard Madden speak I melt. Chef's kiss those two and their accents.

  • WaltWhitman
    WaltWhitman 년 전 +98

    2:26 was beautiful, you can tell he meant it

  • Bogoa Bataa
    Bogoa Bataa 5 개월 전 +2

    After watching this, I just wanna move there and learn their accent.

  • Julie Small
    Julie Small 2 년 전 +18309

    I didn’t realize how many people I liked were British

    • rudy199
      rudy199 10 개월 전 +1

      Yep, United Kingdom and Ireland have the best acting schools in the world. They can easily do American accents but some of the best American actors like Pacino can never do any proper foreign accent.

    • Sarah Cormiea
      Sarah Cormiea 년 전

      Probably still are too.

    • Shafa Marsaa Iman
      Shafa Marsaa Iman 년 전

      @lovemfn did you mean colonizing hollywood eh?

    • Hail Gerald
      Hail Gerald 년 전

      Me too

    • Chris Clark
      Chris Clark 년 전 +2

      This either proves that American accents are easy to do
      These actors are extremely good at portraying Americans.

  • Vulture Culture
    Vulture Culture 9 개월 전 +2

    I wish there were more jobs in my field in England because I would do anything to become a citizen.

  • JFRED254
    JFRED254 개월 전

    Emily Blunt doing this interview by the Hollywood sign is classic...

  • N
    N 27 일 전

    I love how they all said Prince Harry. I remember years ago everyone was head over heels in love with William and people always see Diana in him. But now if just feels like he doesn't even making an effort anymore, in everything. He became his dad and Peoplw mostly still like him because of Kate.

  • small talk
    small talk 9 개월 전 +28

    the guy who said, ïm taking an american's job" has me screaminggg lmao at least he's self aware

    • D R
      D R 7 개월 전 +1

      it's Matthew Goode, he's great. Was also the one that refused to slag off another actor for not getting the British accent right.

    • tickety boo
      tickety boo 8 개월 전 +5

      small talk let's be honest it goes both ways, ahem Gwynnie Paltrow, RD Jr, Renee Zellweger need I go on...?

  • upside down
    upside down 년 전 +3379

    The worst British accent has got to be Vanessa Hudgens on The Princess Switch

    • Joyful Sorrow
      Joyful Sorrow 26 일 전

      Oh, god, don't remind me!

    • Ink Release
      Ink Release 개월 전

      @Diane Joyner Costner's accent wasn't necessarily bad, it just faded in and out. Sometimes there, sometimes not.

    • Janrey Gordon
      Janrey Gordon 8 개월 전

      They didn't even think that movie exists.

    • larkholland
      larkholland 8 개월 전 +1

      Vanessa Hudgens isnt famous enough for most of those actors to even know who she is 😂

    • Diane Joyner
      Diane Joyner 8 개월 전

      Nobody mentioned Kevin Costner in Robin Hood

  • Kassim Khan Khan
    Kassim Khan Khan 9 개월 전 +1

    I'm very surprised that the great Judy Dench have a difficult time with any accent

  • yourambitioniskey
    yourambitioniskey 년 전 +1

    watching this and still swooning over so many of my favourite actors making an appearance

  • Ogechi Enyi
    Ogechi Enyi 2 개월 전 +2

    my heart melted when he said "i really love diana"

  • Maverick
    Maverick 9 개월 전 +1

    Damian Lewis nailed every American Accent he ever been acted on

  • Your mommak. Kill yourself

    That man who said Diana. He knew what she stood for.

  • Elsya Dwi Wahyuni
    Elsya Dwi Wahyuni 11 개월 전 +3

    God, this is so refreshing to watch! I love it!

  • theravingcritic
    theravingcritic 11 개월 전 +1

    It's 2021 and all I've learned watching this is....If you wanna be a Actor/Actress and you're British, you've got to be Bloody Good Looking!!!!!! Sheeeeeesh!! They all hit the Jackpot in the Gene Pool!

  • Christopher Lynch
    Christopher Lynch 8 개월 전 +2

    I am an American, the right answer to the royal question is The Queen. She is fantastic.

  • JC G
    JC G 개월 전 +1

    "I'm so glad we don't have to elect someone." One of the biggest reasons why England is where it is today.

  • Abigail Clark
    Abigail Clark 2 년 전 +3174

    "I'm so glad we don't have to elect someone" is the most British thing I've ever heard someone say XD

    • Meduka Meguca
      Meduka Meguca 2 개월 전

      @Chris Coleman Funny you think that. Most of us barely care about the royals until one of them does something stupid.

    • GoPro Cowgirl
      GoPro Cowgirl 년 전

      I think some Americans are really feeling this vibe right now with the chaos going on at the moment. That said, I would still never give up my ability to have a say in who is running my country.

    • JAS LR
      JAS LR 년 전

      So hows that going for you USA? XD

    • Chun Ming Ho
      Chun Ming Ho 년 전

      2:26 The look on Terence Stamp's face when he said "I really loved Diana" :((

    • Frankie Griffiths
      Frankie Griffiths 년 전

      @Emerald What do you mean by 'true freedom'?

  • Aaina
    Aaina 7 개월 전 +1

    I feel like my whole life has been a lie. I never imagined some of them as British.

  • taekookies
    taekookies 9 개월 전 +1

    every now and then i come back to watch this and fawn over the beauty and random fanciness of all of these people

  • Antieverybody
    Antieverybody 8 개월 전

    based on this clip I like how both most Brits (and Americans) know nothing of each others distinct regional accents and primarily think there is one.

  • Mohd Firdaus Bahari
    Mohd Firdaus Bahari 10 개월 전 +1

    Love their British accent 🥰🥰🥰

  • Dora Kontopidi
    Dora Kontopidi 년 전 +3943

    We didn't get enough of Tom Hiddleston 😭

    • perkyman
      perkyman 2 개월 전

      You mean we didn't get enough of Tom Hiddleston in this video? Your past tense made me google him to see if he died ha ha.

    • Keely Victoria Chang
      Keely Victoria Chang 3 개월 전

      So true

    • Miranda ryals
      Miranda ryals 3 개월 전


  • Nemo
    Nemo 9 개월 전

    Wonderful to see Terrence Stamp and Dame Judi Dench! Great performers!

  • mariel falk
    mariel falk 6 개월 전 +2

    "It's the Queen and no one comes close." Perfect. I guess the Prince Harry compliments haven't aged well.

  • Kayer713
    Kayer713 10 개월 전 +2

    Brits always show off the best posh accents like these guys but I want to see British accents like Kelly on "Misfits" (portrayed by Loren Socha). Even the other characters didn't know what she was saying! 😂😂😂

    • The slayer
      The slayer 4 개월 전 +1

      I'm not a big fan of English accents but hers is really fascinating to listen to. I thought it was fake first.

    • Rose I Am
      Rose I Am 8 개월 전 +2

      I had to turn on subtitles for her the first few episodes 🤣

  • Reith Chase
    Reith Chase 8 개월 전 +7

    Im surprised one said Diana was there favorite, as i know English Actors are a bit of Royalty in a sense so they have to have there allegiance in a specific spot. Especially those who haven’t got an MBE yet.

  • tristin
    tristin 2 년 전 +8415

    “ what do Americans need to catch up with?”
    james McAvoy - “pessimism” **intense chuckle**
    we love james McAvoy

    • Digital Nomad
      Digital Nomad 8 개월 전

      Here I enter this thread to post "We're working on it!", and I find a post of my own 2 years earlier with the opposite point. What a difference 2 years can make!

    • Sea Star
      Sea Star 년 전

      Can I love him too, even if I'm not British ?

    • Katherine Wilson
      Katherine Wilson 년 전

      @lovelyrosebw I was going to say, we pay for pessimism here and we're not big on giving more than we pay for, in America.

    • lovelyrosebw
      lovelyrosebw 년 전 +1

      Pessimism is the last thing Americans need cause we live it quite daily with the current administration/government

    • kingslair
      kingslair 년 전 +1

      yes we do

  • Kishanna Conan Doyle
    Kishanna Conan Doyle 11 개월 전 +1

    The american actor who do best british accent actually is... JOHNNY DEEP! Amazing, hawsome, brilliant!
    All these brit actors have a beatiful british accent.

  • Ben Schaeffer
    Ben Schaeffer 5 개월 전 +1

    Me and Terence Stamp ❤️ the same Royal. I'm honored to be in such classy company.

  • Simulation algorithm

    Damien Lewis mocking his own American accent and I am sitting here thinking nope! This man is great at any American accent that he attempts. Loved him in Band of Brothers, the little viewed but so worth it NBC detective show Life, Homeland and now Billions. Cheers to you Mr. Lewis!

    • Jon Ericson
      Jon Ericson 10 개월 전

      Meanwhile Kenneth Branagh-the most Shakespearean man not named Patrick Stewart or Ian Mckellan, mocked his own Southern accent in WWW.

  • Terese
    Terese 9 개월 전 +7

    "It's the Queen and no one comes close" I'm no royalist but I'd have to agree.

    • skurinski
      skurinski 9 개월 전


    • Jess Corn
      Jess Corn 9 개월 전

      The woman was a truck mechanic in WWII! She wins for that alone! Lol

    • Stac
      Stac 9 개월 전 +1


  • beanie babie
    beanie babie 년 전 +5221

    “i’ll be damned if i’m gonna stand here and slag off another actor, cheers” mad respect for him

    • Curiosity Piqued
      Curiosity Piqued 8 개월 전

      Goode boy Matthew Goode!!!cheers!!!

    • Refilwe Pule
      Refilwe Pule 9 개월 전 +6

      Thought that right away. What a class act I thought.

    • Matt Elrod
      Matt Elrod 9 개월 전 +1

      @Ryu Harsetyo Pasha Haridadi I think it was the weekend of an awards show

    • beanie babie
      beanie babie 10 개월 전 +7

      @Ryu Harsetyo Pasha Haridadi i think they’re answering questions between magazine photoshoots

  • A Tamz
    A Tamz 9 개월 전 +6

    Emily Blunt: "I'm gonna say Marmite." Can we all just applaud please?

  • Kim Yap
    Kim Yap 년 전 +3

    These British are all adorable!! And such great actors/actresses, too!

  • Adi Timin
    Adi Timin 개월 전

    “I think it’s always a pleasure cause you’re always like “I’m taking an American’s job””

  • Tasya Privyan
    Tasya Privyan 2 개월 전 +1

    "I really love Diana" i love that and the way he said it sounds so nice

  • Carlos Garcia
    Carlos Garcia 년 전 +7659

    2:26 "I really love Diana". My heart broke because he's the only who said her name.

    • Beau D'Arcey
      Beau D'Arcey 2 개월 전 +1

      Can somebody please answer this question for me? ...Why do you people care about the royals so much? The royals dont seem to have any particular talent, or anything that should give them fame, other than the fact that they had royal parents. (And those parents don't seem to have any particular talent, or anything that should give them fame either. Why do you guys care so much about the "royals"?? (in other words, what's so special about them that they deserve such admiration?? ...I'm genuinely curious.)

    • S R
      S R 2 개월 전

      @James Agreed. I thought there seemed to be some hidden meaning.

    • cmtangiiti89
      cmtangiiti89 3 개월 전 +2

      I Googled it. Terrence Stamp was a close friend of Diana's. That explains the heartfelt response.