Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit Fictional Characters
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Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit

List Criteria: Only movie characters that can fight tough without any special help.

In the age of the superhero movies, it's easy to forget sometimes that there are tough guys who don't need to hide behind superpowers or a super suit. For every superhero Superman, Batman or even Robocop, we have a James Bond, Han Solo, Jason Bourne and John McClane willing to chase bad guys. These tough guys need to rely only their brains, brawn and the occasional weapon or two to foil the plots of bad guys. Some of the most legendary action heroes are just regular guys, military personnel or cops that get caught up in a tough situation and fight their way out of it.

Sometimes that can mean rescuing a group of hostages or even family members or femme fatale. Other times that could be defending someone's honor or even protecting his country from the threat of total annihilation. While having a super powers or super suit would make things infinitely easier for these tough dudes, what makes them so endearing to audiences is that some of the men on this list could be any of us, depending on how we react in a particular situation.

Vote for your favorite movie tough guy on this Ultimate List. These are some of the biggest, baddest guys in the history of movies are some of the most prominent action stars. So pick who you think toughest of these movie tough guys
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    the people's #1 Die Hard franchise

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    most listed The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the ...

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    James Bond franchise

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    The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

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    Dirty Harry

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    Rambo franchise

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    Léon: The Professional

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    Braveheart

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    Escape from New York, Escape from L.A.

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Big Sleep, The Long Goodbye

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    True Grit

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    added by wiabux Meet the Spartans, 300, The 300 Spartans

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    Fight Club

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    Taken franchise

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    Evil Dead franchise

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    Conan the Barbarian, Red Sonja, Conan the Barbarian

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    Commando

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Maltese Falcon

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    added by Bootsdad Rocky franchise

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    Bronson

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    new! Star Trek franchise

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    Sin City

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    added by wiabux Scarface

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    added by gamedemon24 The Patriot

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    added by wiabux "Crocodile" Dundee, "Crocodile" Dundee II, Crocodile ...

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    Lawrence of Arabia

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    ranked low on reranks Predator

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    For a Few Dollars More

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    Shaft

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    Inglourious Basterds

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    added by wiabux The Sum of All Fears, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger

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    Once Upon a Time in the West

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Gladiator

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    Inglourious Basterds

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    Death Wish

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    Cobra

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    Pulp Fiction

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Black Dynamite

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks They Live

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