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Maxim's Greatest Guy Movies Ranked by Fans

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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  1. 1
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    John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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  2. 2
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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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  3. 3
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    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

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  4. 4
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    Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Robert Davi

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  5. 5
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Bill Paxton

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  6. 6
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    Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef

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  7. 7
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    Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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  8. 8
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    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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  9. 9
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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

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    Sylvester Stallone, David Caruso, Brian Dennehy

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  11. 11
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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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  12. 12
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    Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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  13. 13
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    Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, John Vernon

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  14. 14
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    Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger

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  15. 15
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    Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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    Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Brett Ratner

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    Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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    Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Anne Bancroft

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    Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung

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    Alex Van Halen, Leeza Gibbons, Peter Weller

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    Nicolas Cage, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker

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    Jodie Foster, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese

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  23. 23
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    Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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    Jim Brown, Donald Sutherland, Charles Bronson

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    Clint Eastwood, John Vernon, Sondra Locke

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    Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy

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    George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Paul Frees

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    Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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    Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson

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    Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young

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    Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Charles Bronson

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    Kevin Smith, Jason Mewes, Scott Mosier

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    Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Annette O'Toole

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    Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Cloris Leachman

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    Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Christopher Lambert

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    Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Rob Reiner

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  37. 37
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    Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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    Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

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    Alec Guinness, William Holden, Jack Hawkins

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    John Wayne, Dean Martin, Angie Dickinson

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    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly

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    Chevy Chase, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Juliette Lewis

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    Kim Cattrall, Alex Karras, Art Hindle

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  44. 44
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    Tom Cruise, Megan Mullally, Rebecca De Mornay

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    Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest

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  46. 46
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    Ernest Borgnine, William Holden, Robert Ryan

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  47. 47
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    Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, George Clooney

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  48. 48
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    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken

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  49. 49
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    Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Paul Giamatti

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    Jack Nicholson, Dennis Hopper, Bridget Fonda

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