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Its aggressive, unrelenting energy makes up for all the cop movie cliches —Marty Mapes (review...)

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Mark Wahlberg

  • Ted 2 (2015)

    This time, Ted's personal Review by Robert Denerstein: Ted 2 is 1 too many

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

    Wahlberg reaches the Age of Extinction Review by Robert Denerstein: Metal on metal still the name of the game

  • Lone Survivor (2014)

    Wahlberg emerges the Lone Survivor Review by Robert Denerstein: Director Berg shows the intense reality of combat

    Review by Matt Anderson: At times plays more like a Hollywood movie than a fact-based tragedy.

  • 2 Guns (2013)

    Denzel didn't need more than 2 Guns Review by Robert Denerstein: Watchable but empty

  • Ted (2012)

    Ted grows up to be a 30-something toy Review by Robert Denerstein: Works better than it has any right to

    Review by Matt Anderson: Ted is an opinionated piece of junk.

  • The Fighter (2010)

    Bale trains Wahlberg to be The Fighter Review by Robert Denerstein: May not be a boxing classic, but it's got loads of spit-in-your-eye spirit

    Review by Matt Anderson: Christian Bale scores another knockout in this middleweight boxing drama based on a true story.

  • The Lovely Bones (2010)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Pet peeves and stylistic differences of opinion work against Heavenly Creatures director

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Good casting, a strong subject, yet the movie remains in limbo

  • We Own the Night (2007)

    Phoenix and his brother Own the Night Review by Marty Mapes: You probably won't hate it, but that's because you probably won't feel much of anything about it

  • The Departed (2006)

    Nicholson doesn't mourn The Departed Review by Marty Mapes: Another very good gangster movie from Martin Scorsese, and a faithful remake

  • I ♥ Huckabees (2004)

    Wahlberg, Tomlin, and Hoffman all Heart Huckabees Review by Marty Mapes: The cast is great in this vibrant, energetic movie with a philosophical fight at its core

  • The Italian Job (2003)

    Wahlberg and Sutherland pull The Italian Job Review by Matt Anderson: Loaded with action, thrills, humor, and well-defined characters that tie it all together

  • The Truth about Charlie (2002)

    Mark Wahlberg uncovers The Truth about Charlie Review by Marty Mapes: Demme makes a passable thriller out of this remake

  • Planet of the Apes (2001)

    Chimps in charge of the Planet of the Apes Review by Scott Poston: Not bad, if only the original weren't so much better

  • The Perfect Storm (2000)

    Review by Marty Mapes