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The best guy movies of all time, ranked by fans and critics. This list includes some of the greatest guy movies ever to hit the big screen - those whose quotable lines all guys seem to know, manly characters, masculine themes that guys love. The best man movies are as diverse as the men who love them. Comedies old and new - from Animal House to The Hangover - fall into the category of movies dudes love, as do newer bromance movies like Superbad and I Love You Man. This list includes war movies like Saving Private Ryan and cult favorite guy films like A Clockwork Orange and Trainspotting, which are just as popular as good sports films like Major League, The Natural, and The Blind Side.

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Saving Private Ryan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel

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824 429
Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

3
826 723
The Shawshank Redemption is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Shawshank Redemption Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

4
854 784
Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Die Hard Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia

5
768 729
Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Goodfellas Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

6
734 699
Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

7
927 842
Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Fight Club Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

8
725 666
The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Godfather Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

9
833 751
Gladiator is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Gladiator Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Sheen

10
234 121
Apollo 13 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Apollo 13 Tom Hanks, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ed Harris

11
235 147
Full Metal Jacket is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Full Metal Jacket Stanley Kubrick, Vincent D'Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey

12
676 665
Rocky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Rocky Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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526 464
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Clint Eastwood, Viggo Mortensen, Mark Strong

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624 550
Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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281 242
The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton

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724 684
Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Pulp Fiction John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

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509 512
Dirty Harry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Dirty Harry Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson

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494 485
Terminator 2: Judgment Day is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Terminator 2: Judgment Day Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edward Furlong, Linda Hamilton

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212 149
First Blood is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
First Blood Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso

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557 514
Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Star Wars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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209 148
Lethal Weapon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Lethal Weapon Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover

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551 500
Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Tombstone Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

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769 674
The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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160 96
Rambo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Rambo Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Graham McTavish

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224 141
Cast Away is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Cast Away Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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471 454
Scarface is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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518 480
Predator is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Predator Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura, Carl Weathers

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520 467
Reservoir Dogs is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Reservoir Dogs Quentin Tarantino, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth

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221 133
Toy Story is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Toy Story Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles

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603 547
300 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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305 264
Jaws is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Jaws Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss, Roy Scheider

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349 323
The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Godfather Part II Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

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423 387
Gran Torino is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Gran Torino Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

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411 388
National Lampoon's Animal Hous... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
National Lampoon's Animal House Kevin Bacon, John Belushi, Donald Sutherland

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107 56
Apocalypse Now is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Apocalypse Now Marlon Brando, Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall

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278 227
The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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180 151
Star Wars Episode V: The Empir... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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103 48
Die Hard with a Vengeance is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Die Hard with a Vengeance Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Irons

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481 462
Taken is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Taken Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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403 433
Platoon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Platoon Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe

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364 349
Caddyshack is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Caddyshack Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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190 122
Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Mad Max Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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244 230
The Dirty Dozen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Dirty Dozen Jim Brown, Donald Sutherland, Charles Bronson

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78 35
Stripes is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Stripes Bill Murray, John Candy, Dennis Quaid

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253 189
Seven is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Seven Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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161 122
Return of the Jedi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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418 396
American History X is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
American History X Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly DAngelo

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82 38
The Magnificent Seven is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Magnificent Seven Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn

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122 100
The Blues Brothers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Blues Brothers Carrie Fisher, Aretha Franklin, Steven Spielberg

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450 403
The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Movies for Guys
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid