"Tough guys" are usually revealed to be big ol’ softies - something society has shamed them into hiding beneath their muscle-clad, action-hero personas - simply because they can't just be like everyone else, can they? Not only does Hollywood deal often in this archetype, but it also often tackles a subgenre in which action movie stars find themselves in charge of kids - in some cases just one kid, in other cases a whole boatload of them.
These family-friendly comedic outings see their stars drop their guns, swords, or shields and trade them in for baby bottles and binkies. This break from the norm often reaches a more mainstream audience, dialing the R rating down to a PG. From Arnold Schwarzenegger to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, their reluctance doesn't always make them the best babysitters at first (especially when they allow the kids to engage in violent or otherwise dangerous activities), but eventually, their inner softies take over.
Vote up the tough guys who've proven they can handle themselves, in case you ever need an emergency babysitter.
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