The Avengers' Not-So-Super Early Roles

Iron Man as as an '80s bully? The Hulk battling a haunted mirror? See the heroes before they became megastars

SAMUEL L. JACKSON

As Nick Fury, the actor is the linchpin of The Avengers, pulling all the superheroes together to stop Loki from threatening the world. But in 1988, he wielded a shotgun at "McDowells" in this scene from Coming to America, in which Eddie Murphy takes him down with a mop. Pfft! Okay, Eddie, we'd like to see how tough you are with snakes on a plane.