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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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885 252
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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764 282
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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619 205
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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488 215
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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671 248
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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634 218
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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672 243
Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Jason Bourne Jason Bourne franchise

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430 231
Martin Riggs is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Martin Riggs Lethal Weapon franchise

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506 220
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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368 251
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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375 187
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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383 204
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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419 185
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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337 171
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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313 223
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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297 201
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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358 129
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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321 268
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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337 152
Jack Sparrow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
dpandey653 added Jack Sparrow Deepak - Pirates of the Caribbean film series

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172 165
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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256 204
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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242 211
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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244 180
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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253 181
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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126 228
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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195 124
Frank Martin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
doremifasola added Frank Martin The Transporter, Transporter 2, Transporter 3

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156 191
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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185 180
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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157 57
Aragorn is listed (or ranked) 30 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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108 209
Sam Spade is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Sam Spade The Maltese Falcon

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175 153
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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174 185
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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185 212
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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164 139
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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128 85
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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194 151
Michael
wiabux added Michael "Crocodile" Dundee "Crocodile" Dundee, "Crocodile" Dundee II, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles

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136 182
Casey Ryback is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Casey Ryback Under Seige

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140 50
Lee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Lee Enter the Dragon

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234 126
Dutch is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
Dutch Predator

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133 132
Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 41 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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85 127
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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112 67
Vito Corleone is listed (or ranked) 43 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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133 182
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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112 97
Xander Cage is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
doremifasola added Xander Cage xXx, XXX: The Return of Xander Cage - xXx

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112 74
El Mariachi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Movie Tough Guys Without Super Powers or a Super Suit
doremifasola added El Mariachi Desperado, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, El Mariachi - Desperado, Once Upon A Time In Mexico

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91 139
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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93 148
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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110 134
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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92 185
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