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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6. 'We Own the Night'

James Gray's Eighties-set crime epic is a movie pits Joaquin Phoenix's hedonistic, troubled nightclub impresario against Wahlberg's angry, straight-arrow cop brother. And once again, the actor shines when he's put against a performer of competing energies. In many ways, this dynamic expands and improves upon the one from the previous Wahlberg-Phoenix-Gray collaboration, The Yards. By putting righteous anger behind Wahlberg's dedication to the law, the film goes beyond mere indie crime drama and approaches the Shakespearean.

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