Bruce Willis pretty much stopped smiling or having much fun at all after The Whole Ten Yards
, and really by that point the audience wasn't having much fun either. In the decade or so since that failed sequel, Willis has presented an almost determinedly dour onscreen face. While that's turned his action films into pro-forma forgettable flicks, he did put this aversion to smiling to good use for Wes Anderson in Moonrise Kingdom
The other notable exception was RED, an over-the-top action comedy adapted from a DC comic that let the one-time wine-cooler pitchman play the stable center to a group of over-the-hill retired superspies. It’s not th...