7. Evan Rachel Wood in Green Day’s Wake Me Up When September Ends, 2004
According to the video’s director, the clip was supposed to be a ‘mini-film’ and not just another music video, and that's why it included dialogues – and professional actors.
Evan Rachel Wood and Jaime Bell (who were also a couple in real life at the time) play a loving couple, who vow to never leave one another. However, the guy decided to join the army and go to war in Iraq – a mission he never returns from.
8. Milo Ventimiglia in Big Girls Don’t Cry, 2007
The This is Us star was cast as Fergie’s bad boy, tatted up love interest, who breaks her heart when she discovers he deals drugs.
By the way, the video has also an ‘extended’ version where the song is played twice (but Milo’s role is unfortunately not bigger).
9. Scarlet Johansson in Justin Timberlake’s What Goes Around… Comes Around, 2007
For this movie-like video Justin Timberlake wanted to cast a 'real' actress, and chose Scarlet Johansson, one of Hollywood’s leading ladies.
The video includes many steamy scenes between the two, but it takes a dark twist when Johansson's character cheats on the singer with his best friend – and later dies in a car chase.
10. Alexander Skarsgård in Lady Gaga’s Paparazi, 2009
The Swedish actor plays Gaga’s boyfriend, and the video opens with the two of them kissing in bed, and speaking Swedish. However, he later pushes her from the balcony, and she get her revenge on him, killing him by the end of the song.
The music video for Lady Gaga’s Telephone is a continuation of this story, and it opens with the lady - who's now in prison.