Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans Films

Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

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This is Maxim's list of the greatest "guy" movies of all time. What makes a movie a guy movie, by Maxim standards? The magazine pointed out that it's a difficult term to define specifically, but suggested "sophomoric humor, cartoon violence, mean-spirited putdowns and gratuitous nudity" and some of the standards of the genre.

But why let some random editors decide the best Dude Flicks ever. We're leaving it up to the men (and women!) of Ranker to make the final call. Your votes will determine the order of this list. (Here's the original Maxim Greatest Guy Movie rankings.)
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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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  2. 2
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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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  3. 3
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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

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  4. 4
    + 61
    - 15

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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  5. 5
    + 74
    - 24

    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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  6. 6
    + 51
    - 12

    Clint Eastwood, Viggo Mortensen, Mark Strong

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  7. 7
    + 64
    - 22

    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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  8. 8
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    - 12
    National Lampoon's Animal Hous... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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    First Blood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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  10. 10
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    - 16

    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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  11. 11
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    Dirty Harry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson

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  12. 12
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    - 16
    Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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  13. 13
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    - 21
    Monty Python and the Holy Grai... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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  15. 15
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    - 11
    Blazing Saddles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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  16. 16
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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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  17. 17
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    The Blues Brothers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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  18. 18
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    - 12
    Lethal Weapon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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  19. 19
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    - 16
    Stripes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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    Enter the Dragon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung

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    Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons

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    Fast Times at Ridgemont High is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh

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    The Outlaw Josey Wales is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, John Vernon

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    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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    Cool Hand Luke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy

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    Patton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees

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    - 18

    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese

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  28. 28
    + 25
    - 8
    The Magnificent Seven is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn

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    Jim Brown, Donald Sutherland, Charles Bronson

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  30. 30
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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    - 19
    Clerks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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    - 15

    Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman

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  33. 33
    + 23
    - 11

    Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner

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    Highlander is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Michael Hayes

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  35. 35
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    This Is Spinal Tap is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston

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    48 Hrs. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

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    The Bridge on the River Kwai is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins

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    Rio Bravo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    John Wayne, Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson

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    Slap Shot is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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    The Wild Bunch is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

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    Porky's is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Kim Cattrall, Alex Karras, Art Hindle

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    The Deer Hunter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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    National Lampoon's Christmas V... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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  44. 44
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    - 15
    Risky Business is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Tom Cruise, Megan Mullally, Rebecca De Mornay

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    The Longest Yard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

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    Death Wish is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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    - 12
    High Plains Drifter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, John Hillerman

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  48. 48
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    - 12
    Spartacus is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

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    Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Teri Garr

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    + 24
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    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

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