Wahlberg's first film acting role was in the 1996 film Bullet with Mickey Rourke and Tupac Shakur . Also in 1996, he appeared as a kidnapper in Ransom with Mel Gibson . He went back to his home town for a starring role in the South Boston-based film Southie . Wahlberg received attention for his role in the 1999 film The Sixth Sense , playing the patient of Bruce Willis 's character in the opening sequence.
Columbia Music Video also released a home video "Hangin' Tough", a documentary on the band directed by Doug Nichol and produced by Bryan Johnson, that included their four hit music videos and a live concert recorded during their 1989 tour. It achieved massive sales, earning a Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video nomination,  and was one of the biggest selling music videos of all time.