19. 'EDtv' (1999)
Maybe this attempt to make fun of media ubiquity was fated to have a tough time with audiences: Its ordinary-guy-becomes-unlikely-reality-TV-star premise had been done brilliantly less than a year earlier in the critical and commercial hit The Truman Show. But what really doomed this Ron Howard misfire was that it simply wasn't very funny or wise. McConaughey is its bright spot, though, letting his dependable regular-Texan persona do most of the heavy lifting. Still, this bomb isn't high on any of the participants' résumés.