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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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851 237
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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734 269
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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592 196
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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471 202
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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644 230
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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609 209
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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420 218
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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648 230
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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486 212
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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356 240
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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360 182
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

13
362 197
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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402 176
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

Gay Actors Who Play Straight Characters

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319 164
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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301 217
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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285 194
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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337 125
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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303 264
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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320 141
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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161 157
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

Real People With Super Powers Straight Out Of Comics

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245 199
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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233 204
Ash is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Ash Evil Dead franchise

24
239 174
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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243 176
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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126 222
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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184 121
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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150 187
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

14 Weird Super Power You Didn't Realize These Heroes Had

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181 177
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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107 205
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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143 52
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

32
171 147
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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169 179
Jack Burton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Jack Burton Big Trouble in Little China

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179 206
Marv is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Marv Sin City

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156 134
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

The Best Disney Princesses

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117 81
Michael Corleone is listed (or ranked) 36 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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185 146
Michael
wiabux added Michael "Crocodile" Dundee "Crocodile" Dundee, "Crocodile" Dundee II, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

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138 46
Lee is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Lee Enter the Dragon

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134 177
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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131 126
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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228 124
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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82 122
John Shaft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
John Shaft Shaft

The Darkest Behind-The-Scenes Secrets From The Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy

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108 90
Xander Cage is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
mainpleine added Xander Cage xXx, XXX: The Return of Xander Cage - xXx

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129 178
Anton Chigurh is listed (or ranked) 44 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 65
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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103 72
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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90 135
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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91 145
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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106 131
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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90 181
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