In the early '90s, TV star George Clooney transformed himself from sideline dud/e on 'Roseanne' to 'ER's' hunk of wood with one visual expression -- that tilt of the head accompanied by furrowed brow that exuded a jaded yet benign sense of superiority -- to becoming that rare thing, an empathetic movie star who can act.

With three films -- 'Up in the Air,' 'The Men who Stare at Goats' and 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' -- rolling out in theaters this fall, we figured it was high time to look at the highest highs and lowest roles of this bona fide movie star.
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