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Mark Wahlberg is well known among his peers from a very young age. His career started as a teen heartthrob singer in the Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch group and soon he found his niche by moving between action flicks and comedies which lead him to becoming one of the most bankable stars in Hollywood. Apart from action and comedy films he occasionally appeared in dramatic films which just adds up to his long list of works. Considering his long list, there might be confusion in deciding as to which movie is the most amazing Wahlberg movie?

The fact that Mark Wahlberg is one of the most versatile actors in Hollywood and one of those rare actors who can cross genres easily and efficiently. Whether it be the comical features like ‘Ted’ or action sequences like ‘The Fighter’ and ‘Boogie Nights’ every other film or rather most of them have added to his resume as the successful hits. With all the successful hits every actor has a fair share of flops in his or her career and Mark Wahlberg is no exception. Some of his flicks are counted in the section of flops including, ‘The Happening’ and ‘The Truth About Charlie.’ But not to forget his long list of smashing hits. There are plenty of movies which has made millions at the box office but only one can be the highest grossing movie and that for Mark Wahlberg is 2014 entry in the transformers franchise: “Transformers: Age of Extinction”

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‘Age of Extinction’ is a monster hit across the globe, raking more than $1 billion at the box office. This movie is currently ranked among the top 50 highest-grossing films of all time, only the ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ made more money than the extinction movie of the franchise. The story follows Wahlberg’s character Cade Yeager who is an inventor and a single dad who makes a shocking discovery about what the government is doing with the Autobots. Although his part was crucial, we all know the audience do not go to the theatres to see the human characters. “Age of Extinction” is set five years after the events of “Dark of the Moon,” and it kickstarted a new era in the “Transformers” universe.

Mark Wahlberg is definitely not the highlight of the movie but we can’t deny the fact that this movie is his highest grossing film. While “Ted” took home an impressive $556 million worldwide, and “Daddy’s Home” earned a respectable $241 million, the “Transformers: Age of Extinction” movie still remains the reason for Wahlberg’s worldwide success and his landing into the category of world’s most bankable actors.

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