Every Mark Wahlberg Movie, Ranked Worst to Best

From ball-busting blue-collar cops to well-hung porn stars – our complete stem-to-stern breakdown of the 'Deepwater Horizon' star's career

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37. 'The Big Hit'

This was actually one of the actor's early hits, that helped cement his status as a star – which doesn't stop this thing from being atrocious and offensive. Wahlberg is the polite, unassuming head of a group of hired killers who decide to take on a kidnapping job, only for it to go horrendously wrong. This is a movie that starts with our hero politely disposing of the body of a dead gangster in his mistress's house, and then shifts to him trying to keep his fiancé's (extremely) Jewish parents from discovering that he has a schoolgirl tied up in the garage. If the action were interesting, or the humor funny, it might have worked. And Wahlberg's attempts to portray a naïve hit man with a heart of gold come off as totally insincere – and not in an intentional, meta way, either.

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