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

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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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968 319
John McClane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Die Hard franchise

2
985 282
Indiana Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Indiana Jones franchise

3
845 322
James Bond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
James Bond franchise

4
693 230
Man with No Name is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

5
556 238
Harry Callahan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Dirty Harry

6
767 272
Han Solo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Star Wars franchise

7
706 243
John Rambo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Rambo franchise

8
484 262
Martin Riggs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Lethal Weapon franchise

9
730 280
Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Jason Bourne franchise

10
551 247
William Wallace is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Braveheart

11
405 282
Léon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Léon: The Professional

12
425 235
King Leonidas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
wiabux added Meet the Spartans, 300, The 300 Spartans

13
412 217
Max Rockatansky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Mad Max franchise

14
474 205
Rocky Balboa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Bootsdad added Rocky franchise

15
380 196
Bryan Mills is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Taken franchise

16
339 252
Snake Plissken is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Escape from New York, Escape from L.A.

17
327 228
Rooster Cogburn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
True Grit

18
397 151
Maximus Decimus Meridius is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
wiabux added Gladiator

19
353 304
Tyler Durden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Fight Club

20
397 182
Captain Jack Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
dpandey653 added Deepak - Pirates of the Caribbean film series

21
198 198
James T. Kirk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Star Trek franchise

22
285 235
Tony Montana is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
wiabux added Scarface

23
269 237
Ash is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Evil Dead franchise

24
271 200
Conan the Barbarian is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Conan the Barbarian, Red Sonja, Conan the Barbarian

25
282 201
John Matrix is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Commando

26
133 257
Philip Marlowe is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
The Big Sleep, The Long Goodbye

27
228 145
Frank Martin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
doremifasola added The Transporter, Transporter 2, Transporter 3

28
176 222
Atticus Finch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
RawnToler added To Kill a Mockingbird

29
197 74
Aragorn is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Maryjane added 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

30
205 205
Charles Bronson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Bronson

31
196 171
Chief Inspector Lee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Rush Hour franchise

32
113 231
Sam Spade is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
The Maltese Falcon

33
190 155
Benjamin Martin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
gamedemon24 added The Patriot

34
193 204
Jack Burton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Big Trouble in Little China

35
149 105
Michael Corleone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
ShayMelech added The Godfather Saga, The Godfather Part II, The Godfather Part III

36
220 166
Michael
wiabux added "Crocodile" Dundee, "Crocodile" Dundee II, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

37
194 235
Marv is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Sin City

38
263 139
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Predator

39
145 202
Casey Ryback is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Under Seige

40
148 149
Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
wiabux added The Sum of All Fears, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger

41
148 69
Lee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Enter the Dragon

42
95 148
John Shaft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Shaft

43
132 85
Vito Corleone is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
RobLein added The Godfather Saga, The Godfather, The Godfather Saga

44
132 86
El Mariachi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
doremifasola added Desperado, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, El Mariachi - Desperado, Once Upon A Time In Mexico

45
133 115
Xander Cage is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
doremifasola added xXx, XXX: The Return of Xander Cage - xXx

46
142 199
Anton Chigurh is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
No Country for Old Men

47
100 154
Col. Douglas Mortimer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
For a Few Dollars More

48
122 146
Jules Winnfield is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Pulp Fiction

49
99 161
Harmonica is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Once Upon a Time in the West

50
101 202
T. E. Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Lawrence of Arabia