A decade into his screen career, we reflect on the actor's standout
By Kim Morgan
Special to MSN Movies
Bradley Cooper? The best of? Isn't this list a bit
. . . early? Well, considering that Cooper's screen debut occurred in 2001, we
think passing the decade mark of his career in movies makes him both deserving
and an interesting subject. And with "Hit & Run" currently in theaters and "The Words" coming soon, we're eager to watch more
of him. Once you think that his all-American good looks and oversaturated
"Hangover" appeal have worn thin, and that he may lack the range or handsome
quirk factor of a James Franco, Johnny Depp or Brad Pitt, you might want to remember he started
out in one of the best comedies of the aughts -- the now cult phenomenon "Wet
Hot American Summer." And he was daring and fantastic in it. Yes, "The Hangover"
was one of the most successful R-rated movies of all time, making him a huge
star, but he still has more to show us. We think his track record proves that he
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"The Words" is out in theaters Sept. 7.