Pow! Splat! Kablam! Stars Who Failed as Superheroes

Stallone in "Judge Dredd" -- Even among Stallone's many bombs, "Judge Dredd" stands out. Based on the British comic, it cost $90 million -- more than any other Sly film -- and brought in just $34 million. British comic book fans voted the film one of the worst movie adaptations ever of a superhero.

Of course, with yet another round of "Rocky" and "Rambo" films slated to open within the next year, Stallone is poised to make everyone forget the horror of "Dredd" with even more laughably bad movies.

Pamela Anderson in "Barb Wire" -- The only thing stronger than Superman might be Anderson's sports bra. As the titular character in "Barb Wire," Anderson ran a leather club by day and a mercenary service by night. Her character's trademark line was, "Don't call me babe!" Even with the inventive costuming, the "Baywatch" nonbabe's 1996 movie couldn't crack the box office Top 10 when it opened.

Shaquille O'Neal in "Steel" -- O'Neal's worst personal foul -- and his last attempt to star in a feature film -- was "Steel," a 1997 action flick that made his work a year earlier as a magic genie in "Kazaam" look like "On the Waterfront."

Buck Wolf is an entertainment producer at ABCNEWS.com. "The Wolf Files" is published Tuesdays.

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