In your opinion, what is the best, most goddamned manly movie ever made in the history of movies?

My personal favorite goes to "Steel Dawn", with Patrick Swayze playing this bad-ass desert-wandering sword fighter, who goes into this town and saves it by beating up a shit ton of evil bandit guys who want to take all the water. I not only consider it a truly "manly" movie, but also one of the best movies from the 80's, and perhaps of all time. It's pretty darn good in my personal opinion, even though not many people seem to know about it.

What are your guys' favs?

Views: 2573

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

There a lot out there to choose from. I'd say The Devil's Brigade closely followed by The Great Escape and The Longest Day. Yes they are all WW2 movies but it wasn't called the greatest generation for nothing!  Also, they are real folks performing real heroics.

Lonesome Dove.....

This movie. And Band of Brothers

The Warriors, Fight Club, Gallipoli, Predator.

A Man for All Seasons. A man stands by his principals until the end, no matter what the cost.

Um, Thomas More tortured men for owning a bible in their own language. Playwright Bolt left that part out. Not manly.

Tin Men!  Danny DeVito and Richard Dreyfus.  Some funny, funny guy stuff!  Just the best!

Tombstone is pretty badass. There certainly are a whole shitbag of movies that one can choose, that is for sure. I'm a little surprised though that no one mentioned movies by renowned ass kickers such as Van Damme, Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, etc. Bloodsport is also one of my favs, depending on the day, I may actually give the title of the manliest movie ever made to Bloodsport, over Steel Dawn. But this is like picking between chocolate ice cream and pineapple smoothie, both are real damn good.

Plus... Hell in the Pacific has Toshirô Mifune!

Jonas, I too am a big Lee Marvin fan, I love the movie "Death Hunt" with him and Charles Bronson. I loved it when rookie mountie Andrew Stevens asks him, where's headquarters? Lee Marvin replies, "where ever I'm standin". I don't know why, but I got a big kick outta that one.
I have to say that my favorite manly movie would have to be a toss up between either "Objective Burma" or "Death Hunt". I love 'em both-
Also being a big submarine fan, I love "Destination Tokyo" and "Run Silent-Run Deep"and "Submarine Seahawk"-------gp100man

I'll second Lonesome Dove

Two movies come to mind if you really want to understand the meaning of "honor," "loyalty," and the "warrior code." They are "Gettysburg" and "The Last Samurai."

RSS

Latest Activity

Braeden P.D. replied to certified male's discussion Suffering Fools and Idiots
"I work at Panera. People frequently come in and ask for sugar free pastries or gluten free bread. Today a guy asked if we carry burritos. I've also been asked if we have pizza a few times. Also fries on many occasions. People will also complain…"
8 hours ago
Pale Horse replied to certified male's discussion Suffering Fools and Idiots
"I think our intelligentsia is full of fools."
9 hours ago
Vendetta replied to Christopher Chmiel's discussion I want to grow a beard
"I've never been able to make it past that phase....But my brother has!"
13 hours ago
Christopher Chmiel replied to Christopher Chmiel's discussion I want to grow a beard
"Okay, I ordered a hog's hair brush today, I can't stand the bummy look, kinda makes me want to trim it off... But on the other hand I already got so far."
13 hours ago
Young'un replied to certified male's discussion Suffering Fools and Idiots
"Every one of us. We've all been foolish at some point. And I can think of one solution to this problem of fools and idiots: Education. Invest more in that, both monetarily and culturally, and there will be fewer so called idiots and fools to be…"
14 hours ago
Young'un replied to Max Z's discussion Not enlightened enough...
"Personal recommendation is to start with authors that will help you become a better learner. In my short experience, half of being enlightened is the ability to pull information from a subject that is not simply what was written, i.e. understanding…"
14 hours ago
jwhitfield71 joined James Machamer's group
Thumbnail

Freemasonry

A place where many good and worthy fellows can discuss all things Masonic.
15 hours ago
Young'un replied to David R.'s discussion Good marriage + Good friend
"Yes, I have a few friends like this, though some are quite distant geographically. no, it doesn't interfere with my marital life, though i also make it a point to say to my friends that sometimes I need to spend time with her and I can't…"
15 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service