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List Rules 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 tough guy films and are played by some of the most prominent action stars. So pick who you think toughest of these movie tough guys. Famous tough guys with touch names for guys! They're all listed here!
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John McClane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
John McClane Die Hard franchise

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807 212
Indiana Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Indiana Jones Indiana Jones franchise

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696 249
James Bond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
James Bond James Bond franchise

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565 178
Man with No Name is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Man with No Name The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

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452 185
Harry Callahan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Harry Callahan Dirty Harry

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600 213
Han Solo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Han Solo Star Wars franchise

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579 194
John Rambo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
John Rambo Rambo franchise

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398 203
Martin Riggs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Martin Riggs Lethal Weapon franchise

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611 214
Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Jason Bourne Jason Bourne franchise

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462 199
William Wallace is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
William Wallace Braveheart

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341 222
Léon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Léon Léon: The Professional

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347 169
Max Rockatansky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Max Rockatansky Mad Max franchise

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337 185
King Leonidas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
wiabux added King Leonidas Meet the Spartans, 300, The 300 Spartans

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379 163
Rocky Balboa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Bootsdad added Rocky Balboa Rocky franchise

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299 150
Bryan Mills is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Bryan Mills Taken franchise

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289 197
Snake Plissken is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Snake Plissken Escape from New York, Escape from L.A.

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269 183
Rooster Cogburn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Rooster Cogburn True Grit

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305 114
Maximus Decimus Meridius is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
wiabux added Maximus Decimus Meridius Gladiator

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281 254
Tyler Durden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Tyler Durden Fight Club

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279 131
Captain Jack Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
dpandey653 added Captain Jack Sparrow Deepak - Pirates of the Caribbean film series

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142 147
James T. Kirk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
James T. Kirk Star Trek franchise

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232 190
Tony Montana is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
wiabux added Tony Montana Scarface

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226 194
Ash is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Ash Evil Dead franchise

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229 167
Conan the Barbarian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Conan the Barbarian Conan the Barbarian, Red Sonja, Conan the Barbarian

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236 167
John Matrix is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
John Matrix Commando

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124 213
Philip Marlowe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Philip Marlowe The Big Sleep, The Long Goodbye

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175 114
Frank Martin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
mainpleine added Frank Martin The Transporter, Transporter 2, Transporter 3

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142 179
Atticus Finch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
RawnToler added Atticus Finch To Kill a Mockingbird

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179 170
Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Charles Bronson Bronson

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106 197
Sam Spade is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Sam Spade The Maltese Falcon

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126 47
Aragorn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Maryjane added Aragorn The Lord of the Rings, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

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160 142
Chief Inspector Lee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Chief Inspector Lee Rush Hour franchise

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178 196
Marv is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Marv Sin City

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164 172
Jack Burton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Jack Burton Big Trouble in Little China

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150 127
Benjamin Martin is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
gamedemon24 added Benjamin Martin The Patriot

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137 38
Lee is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Lee Enter the Dragon

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109 75
Michael Corleone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
ShayMelech added Michael Corleone The Godfather Saga, The Godfather Part II, The Godfather Part III

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178 139
Michael
wiabux added Michael "Crocodile" Dundee "Crocodile" Dundee, "Crocodile" Dundee II, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

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126 168
Casey Ryback is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Casey Ryback Under Seige

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126 121
Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
wiabux added Jack Ryan The Sum of All Fears, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger

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220 119
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Dutch Predator

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80 116
John Shaft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
John Shaft Shaft

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126 172
Anton Chigurh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Anton Chigurh No Country for Old Men

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102 84
Xander Cage is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
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96 60
Vito Corleone is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
RobLein added Vito Corleone The Godfather Saga, The Godfather, The Godfather Saga

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101 66
El Mariachi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
mainpleine added El Mariachi Desperado, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, El Mariachi - Desperado, Once Upon A Time In Mexico

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89 129
Col. Douglas Mortimer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Col. Douglas Mortimer For a Few Dollars More

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89 140
Harmonica is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Harmonica Once Upon a Time in the West

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102 128
Jules Winnfield is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Jules Winnfield Pulp Fiction

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86 174
T. E. Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
T. E. Lawrence Lawrence of Arabia