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9. OWEN WILSON AS LT. CHRIS BURNETT IN BEHIND ENEMY LINES (2001)

Even back in 2001, years before his career-defining turns in comedies like Wedding Crashers and The Royal Tenenbaums, Owen Wilson looked like a comedy star. He’s the kind of guy you want to have a beer with, or call upon as a wingman, not draft as a bullet-dodging naval badass. But in director John Moore’s survival pic, Wilson played a flight officer whose plane is shot down, leaving him stranded in war-torn Bosnia. Somehow, he battles through a hellstorm of conflict despite possessing zero gravitas or physical presence. The only war movie Wilson should ever headline is Hot Shots! Part Who-Gives-A-Damn.

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