Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg -- as he proves in this weekend's release, 'The Other Guys' (a film that I enjoyed quite a bit) -- has the quite rare ability to step directly into a comedic role after being known primarily for his work in action movies.

Seriously, think of all of the stars who have dipped their toes into the comedy waters only to have their pinky bitten off by a piranha. At this point, can you even imagine someone like Christian Bale trying to do a comedy? The list of actors who have come out unscathed is a short one: Arnold Schwarzenegger in 'Twins'? Maybe Vin Diesel in 'The Pacifier'? Dwayne Johnson in a few supporting roles (as he is in 'The Other Guys')?

The list is much longer for those who have failed. Let's take a look at the most prolific offenders.
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The Other Guys
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