We go to the movies to see Christian Bale don the bat cape, Robert Downey Jr. suit up as Iron Man, and Daniel Craig reprise his role as 007.
However, these big-name actors rarely do the dangerous stunts required of their fictional alter egos.
We've highlighted 15 stunt doubles from the biggest box-office hits of 2012.
From those who fill in for actors from Craig to Jessica Biel, here are some of the most sought after stunt men–and women–in Hollywood.
Ben Cooke has doubled for Jason Statham in "Safe" and has stood in for England's big hero ...
... Daniel Craig in "Casino Royale,""Quantum of Solace," and "Skyfall."
One of his best moments on set:
"Some floor managers on the show got together and photoshopped me and Daniel on the cover of Gay Times in mankini."
Parkour athelete and professional free runner Levi Meeuwenberg stood in for this Robert Ludlum-inspired character.
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