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Graveyard Shift Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies  

Roger Royce
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Here are the top tough guy movies of all times...

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Clint Eastwood, Viggo Mortensen, Mark Strong
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach. The screenplay was written by Age ...more

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The Dirty Dozen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Jim Brown, Donald Sutherland, Charles Bronson
The Dirty Dozen is a 1967 film directed by Robert Aldrich, released by MGM, and starring Lee Marvin. The picture was filmed in England and features an ensemble supporting cast including Ernest ...more

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Die Hard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia
Die Hard is a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Steven E. de Souza and Jeb Stuart. It is based on the 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever, by Roderick Thorp. Die ...more

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Dirty Harry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson
Dirty Harry is a 1971 American action film produced and directed by Don Siegel, the first in the Dirty Harry series. Clint Eastwood plays the title role, in his first outing as San Francisco ...more

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High Plains Drifter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, John Hillerman
High Plains Drifter is a 1973 American film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, written by Ernest Tidyman, and produced by Robert Daley for The Malpaso Company and Universal Studios. ...more

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The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall
The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy from a screenplay by Mario Puzo and Coppola. Starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as ...more

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Cobra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Ron Jeremy, Brigitte Nielsen
Cobra is a 1986 American action film directed by George P. Cosmatos, and written by Sylvester Stallone, who also starred in the title role. The film co-stars Reni Santoni, Brigitte Nielsen and ...more

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First Blood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, David Caruso
First Blood is a 1982 American psychological thriller and action film directed by Ted Kotcheff, co-written by and starring Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo, a troubled and misunderstood veteran. ...more

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. Based loosely on fact, the film tells the story of Wild West ...more

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The Outlaw Josey Wales is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, John Vernon
The Outlaw Josey Wales is a 1976 American revisionist Western film. It was directed by and starred Clint Eastwood, with Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke, Sam Bottoms, and Geraldine Keams. The film ...more

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Lethal Weapon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Mel Gibson, Gary Busey, Danny Glover
Lethal Weapon is a 1987 American buddy cop action film directed by Richard Donner, starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover as a mismatched pair of L.A.P.D. detectives and stars Mitchell Ryan and ...more

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Rocky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith
Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen. A small-time boxer (Sylvester Stallone) gets a supremely rare chance to fight a heavy-weight champion (Carl Weathers) in ...more

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Cool Hand Luke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Paul Newman, Dennis Hopper, George Kennedy
Cool Hand Luke is a 1967 American prison drama film directed by Stuart Rosenberg, starring Paul Newman and featuring George Kennedy in an Oscar-winning performance. Newman stars in the title ...more

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The Terminator is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Paxton, Linda Hamilton
The Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction/horror action film directed by James Cameron, written by Cameron and the film's producer Gale Anne Hurd. Schwarzenegger plays the Terminator, a ...more

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Platoon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Johnny Depp, Charlie Sheen, Willem Dafoe
Platoon is a 1986 American war film written and directed by Oliver Stone and starring Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe and Charlie Sheen. It is the first film of a trilogy of Vietnam War films by ...more

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Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci
Goodfellas is a 1990 American crime film directed by Martin Scorsese. It is a film adaptation of the 1986 non-fiction book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, who co-wrote the screenplay with Scorsese. ...more

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Rocky II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Roberto DurĂ¡n
Rocky II is a 1979 American sports drama film directed by Sylvester Stallone, and the second film in the series. Rocky (Stallone) struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed (Carl ...more

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Spartacus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis
Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay by Dalton Trumbo was based on the novel Spartacus by Howard Fast. It was inspired by the life ...more

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Death Wish is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bronson, Christopher Guest
This film is a 1974 American vigilante action film loosely based on the novel of the same name by Brian Garfield. The film was directed by Michael Winner and stars Charles Bronson as a man who ...more

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Scarface is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Jean Harlow, Boris Karloff, Paul Muni
Scarface is a 1932 American film starring Paul Muni, produced by Howard Hughes and Howard Hawks, directed by Hawks and Richard Rosson, and based on Armitage Trail's 1929 novel of the same name, ...more

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The Great Escape is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, James Garner
The Great Escape is a 1963 American WWII epic film based on an escape by British and Commonwealth POW from a German POW camp during WWII, starring Steve McQueen, James Garner, and Richard ...more

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The Deer Hunter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken
The Deer Hunter is a 1978 American epic drama film co-written and directed by Michael Cimino about a trio of Russian American steelworkers and their service in Vietnam. The film stars Robert De ...more

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Blade Runner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Sean Young
Blade Runner is a 1982 American neo-noir dystopian science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos. The screenplay, ...more

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The Magnificent Seven is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, James Coburn
The Magnificent Seven is an American western film directed by John Sturges and starring Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach and Steve McQueen. The picture is an Old West-style remake of Akira Kurosawa's ...more

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Walking Tall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Roger's Top 100+ Tough Guy Movies
Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders, Ashley Scott
Walking Tall is a 2004 action film. A remake of the 1973 film of the same name, it stars The Rock and Johnny Knoxville. Like the original film, it was based on the real-life story of Sheriff ...more