7. 'The A-Team'
In Rocky III, our hero faced a brutal, fool-pitying competitor named Clubber Lang. He was brilliantly portrayed by Mr. T, and soon after the movie hit the actor was presented with a handful of new opportunities. The best one was a television show about a group of former Special Services officers hired to perform extremely dangerous jobs. T was the breakout star, and his face was quickly appearing on lunch boxes, action figures and pillowcases all over the country. The show ran for five seasons, but in 2010 became a motion picture starring Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson and Jessica Biel.