"American Idol" alum Carrie Underwood makes her movie debut this weekend in "Soul Surfer," the true story of surfer/shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton -- but she's not the first contestant from the show to take a stab at film!


From Jennifer Hudson's Oscar-winning role in "Dreamgirls" to the disaster that was Kelly Clarkson's "From Justin to Kelly," check out which other "Idol" wannabes tried flexing their acting chops!

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