It's a Man's Man's Man's Man's movie: The ultimate un-chick flicks

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  1. Ghostworld

    Ghostworld Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Here are some of my favorites:

    Ice Station Zebra -- Nary a pretty head or love story in sight.
    Master and Commander -- Ahoy there, buoys. Surf, spray, and canon fire. A man's man movie, for sure.
    Lawrence of Arabia -- You can count the number of women on one camel's hoof.
    The Great Escape -- 76 He-men and not a horny one among them.
    The Naked Prey -- Despite "naked" being in the title, and Cornel Wilde's perfect physique, it's thrills, danger, spears and snakes all the way.
  2. eric777

    eric777 Astral Projectionist

    Anything staring Chuck Norris.
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  3. Patton....heck almost any war movie.
  4. sloaches

    sloaches Forum Resident

    Platoon is another one, unless you count the bromance between Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger and Willem DeFoe.
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  5. wwaldmanfan

    wwaldmanfan music junkie

    NJ, USA
    Anything with a lot of killing and explosions that does not star George Clooney, Jon Hamm, or Matt Damon. The list is endless.
  6. Monosterio

    Monosterio Forum Resident

    South Florida
    Willem Dafoe had a look like you could drop the "b" from bromance.
  7. jjh1959

    jjh1959 Forum Resident

    St. Charles, MO
    The Dirty Dozen
  8. The Panda

    The Panda Forum Mutant

    Marple, PA, USA
    Roadhouse with Swayze

    The beginning makes it very clear this is for men. A great shiny muscle car drives up into a parking lot. Camera waits for the door to open. Very slowly, a perfect pair of legs slides out in spike heels. Then we see the blonde driver (stunning of course) in a skin tight dress, as she walks slowly into the bar. She's never seen again. But now all the men in the theater were very happy.
  9. Standoffish

    Standoffish Don't you dare call me an ostrich!

    Glengarry Glen Ross
  10. cgw

    cgw Forum Resident

    Upstate NY
    Kelly's Heroes
  11. Grunge Master

    Grunge Master 8 Bit Enthusiast

  12. Grunge Master

    Grunge Master 8 Bit Enthusiast

    Isn't Ice Station Zebra the movie that Howard Hughes watched like 1000 times while he was locked up in his room?
  13. Humbuster

    Humbuster Big hat, no cattle

    Some of my favs, the wife hates.

    This is Spinal Tap
    Lemans (Steve McQueen)
    Rambo First Blood
    Team America
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  14. Most Westerns.
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  15. cgw

    cgw Forum Resident

    Upstate NY
    Three of my favorite movies - as in, even though I have seen them 1000X I will watch them again:
    Kelly's Heroes (I already mentioned) - a couple girls in back ground but not one word spoken by a women.
    Monty Python & Holy Grail - If you find a girl who likes Monty Python - marry her
    The Godfather - no explanation necessary.
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  16. Oatsdad

    Oatsdad Oat, Biscuits and Abbie: Best Dogs Ever

    Alexandria VA
    An ex-girlfriend of mine claimed that "Caddyshack" was the definitive "guys movie", I guess because every guy she met liked it.

    Not sure it really qualifies as an "un-chick flick" - it has some softer/romantic elements - but I thought I'd throw her claim out there anyway! :D
  17. davidb1

    davidb1 Forum Resident

    Atlanta, GA
    Any Terminator movie.
    Any Bruce Lee movie.
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  18. ssmith3046

    ssmith3046 Forum Resident

    Dirty Harry.
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  19. Bender Rodriguez

    Bender Rodriguez RIP Exene, best dog ever. 2005-2016

    New Jersey
  20. daglesj

    daglesj Forum Resident

    Norfolk, UK
    Predator. No kissing for a start.
  21. TwentySmallCigars

    TwentySmallCigars Forum Resident

    Gone in 60 Seconds (the original).

    The acting looks like the clean parts of porno movies, the sets look like garbage but the last half of the movie is an epic car chase (with actual driving, way before CGI).
  22. Fight Club. In both its theme and presentation, and there being only one female role, it's not a film for the ladies.
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  23. Oatsdad

    Oatsdad Oat, Biscuits and Abbie: Best Dogs Ever

    Alexandria VA
    On the other hand, lots of shirtless Brad Pitt, so don't rule out the female interest totally! :D
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  24. wwaldmanfan

    wwaldmanfan music junkie

    NJ, USA
    Seek marriage counseling.
  25. My Dinner with Andre
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