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Mark Wahlberg

Born: June 5, 1971, Boston, Massachusetts - USA

Mark Robert Michael Wahlberg is an American actor, producer, businessman, former model, rapper, and songwriter.

He was known by his stage name Marky Mark in his early career as frontman for the group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, releasing the albums Music for the People and You Gotta Believe.

Wahlberg later transitioned to acting, appearing in films such as the dramas “The Basketball Diaries” and “Boogie Nights” as well as the satirical war comedy-drama “Three Kings” during the 1990s.

In the 2000s, he starred in the biographical disaster drama “The Perfect Storm”, the science fiction film “Planet of the Apes”, the heist film “The Italian Job”, the crime thriller film “Four Brothers” and the Martin Scorsese-directed neo-noir crime drama “The Departed”, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

In the 2010s, he starred in the action comedy “The Other Guys” alongside Will Ferrell, the biographical sports drama “The Fighter” (for which he earned an Academy Award nomination as a producer for Best Picture), the comedy “Ted”, the war film “Lone Survivor”, the crime comedy “Pain & Gain”, the science fiction action film “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and the sequel “Transformers: The Last Knight”, the comedy “Daddy's Home”, the disaster film “Deepwater Horizon”, and the thriller “Patriots Day”.

Wahlberg has also served as executive producer of four HBO series: the comedy-drama “Entourage” (2004–2011), the period crime drama “Boardwalk Empire” (2010–2014), and the comedy-drama “How to Make It in America” (2010–2011) and “Ballers” (2015–present).

He is co-owner of the Wahlburgers chain and co-stars in the reality TV series about it. Wahlberg received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 29, 2010.

He is known for his “tough guy” action persona, frequently portraying police officers, military personnel, or criminals in his films.

He is also known for his collaborations with directors David O. Russell, Michael Bay, and Peter Berg.

Wahlberg has been in a relationship with model Rhea Durham since 2001, and they were married on August 1, 2009, at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Beverly Hills. The couple have four children.

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Mile 22 (2018)

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A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.

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Instant Family (2018)

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When Pete and Ellie decide to start a family, they stumble into the world of foster care adoption. They hope to take in one small child but when they meet three siblings, including a rebellious 15 year old girl, they find themselves speeding from zero to three kids overnight.

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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

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Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. Together, the group -- which includes Kathryn, a pilot-in-training, and Tish, a ditz with a perfect memory -- must work together to operate the spacecraft and return home.

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Patriots Day (2017)

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An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis's actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.

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Daddy's Home 2 (2017)

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Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

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All the Money in the World (2017)

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Drama about the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his mother Gail Harris to get the boy’s grandfather to pay the ransom. While his grandfather, oilman John Paul Getty Sr, who was reputed to be the richest man in the world, initially refused to pay.

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Mojave (2016)

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A suicidal artist goes into the desert, where he finds his doppelganger, a homicidal drifter.

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Deepwater Horizon (2016)

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A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

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Ted 2 (2015)

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Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.

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Daddy's Home (2015)

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The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the affection of the kids.

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Stealing Cars (2015)

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A rebellious teenager navigates his way through the juvenile court system.

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Champs (2015)

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A documentary about the sport of boxing, as seen through the eyes of champions Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins.

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Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

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Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

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The Gambler (2014)

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Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.

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Manny (2014)

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From abject poverty to becoming a ten-time boxing world champion, congressman, and international icon, Manny Pacquiao is the true definition of a Cinderella story. In the Philippines, he first entered the ring as a sixteen-year-old weighing ninety-eight pounds with the goal of earning money to feed his family. Now, almost twenty years later, when he fights, the country of 100 million people comes to a complete standstill to watch. Regarded for his ability to bring people together, Pacquiao entered the political arena in 2010. As history’s first boxing congressman, Pacquiao now fights for his people both inside and outside of the ring. Now at the height of his career, he is faced with maneuvering an unscrupulous sport while maintaining his political duties. The question now is, what bridge is too far for Manny Pacquiao to cross?

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2 Guns (2013)

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When their attempt to infiltrate an international drug cartel goes haywire, DEA agent Bobby Trench and U.S. naval intelligence officer Michael Stigman are suddenly disavowed by their superiors.

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Lone Survivor (2013)

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Based on the failed June 28, 2005 mission \Operation Red Wing.\ Four members of SEAL Team 10, were tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader, Ahmad Shah. Only one member of the team survived.

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Pain & Gain (2013)

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Based on the true story of Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) a Miami bodybuilder who wants to live the American dream. He would like to have the money that other people have. So he enlists the help of fellow bodybuilder Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie) and ex-convict, Christian bodybuilder Paul Doyle (Dwayne Johnson). Their kidnapping and extortion scheme goes terribly wrong since they have muscles for brains and theyre left to haphazardly try to hold onto the elusive American dream.

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Broken City (2013)

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In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor (Russell Crowe). Billys relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an unstoppable force - and the mayors worst nightmare.

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Ted (2012)

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Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane brings his boundary-pushing brand of humor to the big screen for the first time as writer, director and voice star of Ted. In the live action/CG-animated comedy, he tells the story of John Bennett, a grown man who must deal with the cherished teddy bear who came to life as the result of a childhood wish, and has refused to leave his side ever since.

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Contraband (2012)

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Academy Award®-nominee Mark Wahlberg stars as a security guard and former alcohol smuggler who is tempted back into the illicit business by his brother-in-law after encountering financial troubles. The thriller also stars Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Diego Luna, and Giovani Ribisis, and is directed by Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur, re-imagining his original film in this high-octane remake.

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The Other Guys (2010)

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NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble (Ferrell) and Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg). You've seen them in the background of photos of Danson and Highsmith, out of focus and eyes closed. They're not heroes, they're "the other guys". But every cop has his or her day and soon Gamble and Hoitz stumble into a seemingly innocuous case no other detective wants to touch that could turn into NYC's biggest crime. It's the opportunity of their lives, but do these guys have the right stuff?

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The Fighter (2010)

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The Fighter, is a drama about boxer \Irish\ Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.

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Date Night (2010)

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The mild-mannered married couple Phil and Claire fear that their relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, they impetuously steal a dinner reservation, which leads to a case of mistaken identity. Turns out the reservation was for a pair of thieves, and now a number of unsavory characters want Phil and Claire killed.

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How to Make It in America (2010)

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How to Make It in America was an American comedy-drama television series that ran on HBO from February 14, 2010, to November 20, 2011. The series follows the lives of Ben Epstein and his friend Cam Calderon as they try to succeed in New York City's fashion scene. The show's second season was premiered on October 2, 2011. On December 20, 2011, HBO announced the cancellation of the show citing failure to generate a large audience and buzz. Executive producer Mark Wahlberg said in an interview for GQ magazine in January 2012 that the show may return on another network.

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The Lovely Bones (2009)

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When 14-year-old Susie Salmon is murdered, she watches from above as her family deals with her tragic death -- and as her killer prepares to strike again. Torn between vengeance and healing, Susie's loved ones are forever changed.

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The Happening (2008)

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When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.

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Max Payne (2008)

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Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a DEA agent whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.

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In Treatment (2008)

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In Treatment is an American HBO drama, produced and developed by Rodrigo Garcia, about a psychologist, 50-something Dr. Paul Weston, and his weekly sessions with patients, as well as those with his own therapist at the end of the week. The program, which stars Gabriel Byrne as Paul, debuted on January 28, 2008, as a five-night-a-week series. The series' executive producer and principal director was Paris Barclay, who directed 35 episodes, the most of any director on the series, and the only director who directed episodes in all three seasons. The program's format, script and opening theme are based on, and are often word-for-word translations of, Hagai Levi's Israeli series BeTipul. After winning critical acclaim and numerous honors, including Emmy, Golden Globe and Writers Guild awards, In Treatment returned for a second season, premiering on April 5, 2009. The second season built on the success of the first, winning a 2009 Peabody Award. The third season premiered on October 26, 2010, with four episodes per week. On March 30, 2011, HBO said In Treatment would not continue in its existing form but the network was talking with the show's producers about possibly continuing in a different format.

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Shooter (2007)

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A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.

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We Own the Night (2007)

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A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hit men.

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The Departed (2006)

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To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise in Martin Scorsese's multiple Oscar-winning crime thriller. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

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Four Brothers (2005)

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Four adopted brothers come to avenge their mothers death in what appears to be a random killing in a grocery store robbery. However, the boys investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brothers business dealings with a notorious local hoodlum. Two cops who are trying to solve the case may also not be what they seem.

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I Heart Huckabees (2004)

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A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

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Entourage (2004)

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Entourage is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on July 18, 2004 and concluded on September 11, 2011, after eight seasons. The series was created and largely written by Doug Ellin and chronicles the acting career of Vincent Chase, a young A-list movie star, and his childhood friends from Queens, New York City, as they navigate the unfamiliar terrain of Los Angeles, California. Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson served as the show's executive producers, and its premise is loosely based on Wahlberg's experiences as an up-and-coming film star. The series deals with themes of male friendship and real-life situations in modern-day Hollywood. The show is known for its array of guest stars, usually featuring at least a celebrity per episode.

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The Italian Job (2003)

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After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.

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The Truth About Charlie (2002)

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The Truth About Charlie is a 2002 remake of the 1963 film Charade (which starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn). It is also an homage to François Truffaut's Shoot the Piano Player and that film's star Charles Aznavour appeared as himself and sang his song \Quand tu m'aimes\ (English version).

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Planet of the Apes (2001)

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After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson (Mark Wahlberg) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade (Tim Roth) and his most trusted warrior, Attar (Michael Clarke Duncan).

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The Perfect Storm (2000)

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Just days after returning from a disappointing fishing trip, captain Billy Tyne decides to return to the sea to trawl for swordfish one last time before the season ends. From the port of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Tyne and a five-man crew that includes seaman Bobby Shatford set sail for the Flemish Cap, rich fishing grounds far beyond the vessel's normal range. Out at sea, Tyne learns of an impending storm but thinks he can outrun it. Little does he know that he's contending with not one, but three weather fronts that unite to create the fiercest, most destructive storm of the 20th century!

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The Yards (2000)

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In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big contractors; he's battling with a minority-owned firm for contracts.

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Three Kings (1999)

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 At the end of the Gulf War, a small group of American soldiers plots to steal a huge cache of gold reputedly hidden somewhere near their Iraqi desert base. After finding a map that they believe will lead them to the treasure, the men embark on a treacherous journey filled with unexpected events - a trip that dramatically forces them to confront their fears and flaws, while drastically altering their lives forever.

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The Big Hit (1998)

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The criminal anarchy is hilarious when a foursome of full-time hit men looking to score extra cash kidnap the boss' goddaughter. And when beleaguered wise guy Mel is set up to take the fall, underworld antics and domestic absurdities collide for a working weekend no one will soon forget.

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Boogie Nights (1997)

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Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and welcomes him into the extended family of movie-makers, misfits and hangers-on that are always around. Adams rise from nobody to a celebrity adult entertainer is meteoric, and soon the whole world seems to know his porn alter ego, \Dirk Diggler\. Now, when disco and drugs are in vogue, fashion is in flux and the party never seems to stop, Adams dreams of turning sex into stardom are about to collide with cold, hard reality.

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Traveller (1997)

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A young man, Pat, visits the clan of gypsy-like grifters (Irish Travellers) in rural North Carolina from whom he is descended. He is at first rejected, but cousin Bokky takes him on as an apprentice. Pat learns the game while Bokky falls in love and desires a different life. Written by Jeff Hole

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Fear (1996)

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A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.

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The Basketball Diaries (1995)

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A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

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Renaissance Man (1994)

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Danny DeVito plays an advertising man who is slowly sliding downhill. When he is fired from his job in Detroit, he signs up for unemployment. One day they find him a job; Teaching thinking skills to Army recruits. He arrives on base to find that there is no structure set up for the class.

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