Secret agents, police officers, hard-assed veterans... No matter who they are, movie heroes share a common fate: Sooner or later, the time comes when they have no idea what the hell they're doing. In the land of action and adventure, unearned confidence is king. Really, these people come out alive in the end just because audiences demand it.
Think we're kidding? Here are a dozen occasions when the hero is so utterly clueless that a stacked deck is literally the only explanation.