100 Must See Movies: The Essential Men’s Movie Library

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"And for better and for worse, film has had a huge impact on masculinity in the 20th Century. Movies have produced archetypes of manliness that many men judge themselves against today. To view how male characters of cinema have been portrayed over the decades, is to see clearly the ways in which our perception of masculinity has changed and continues to change."

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  1. 3 -

    Dirty Harry

    1971, in 14 top lists Check
  2. 9 -

    The Last of the Mohicans

    1992, in 7 top lists Check
  3. 12 -

    North by Northwest

    1959, in 26 top lists Check
  4. 14 -

    First Blood

    1982, in 3 top lists Check
  5. 22 -

    Star Wars

    1977 — a.k.a. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, in 36 top lists Check
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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

    1980, in 23 top lists Check
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    Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

    1983, in 16 top lists Check
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    The French Connection

    1971, in 19 top lists Check
  9. 32 -

    The Iron Giant

    1999, in 9 top lists Check
  10. 33 -

    Gladiator

    2000, in 23 top lists Check
  11. 38 -

    Bullitt

    1968, in 7 top lists Check
  12. 40 -

    Die Hard

    1988, in 16 top lists Check
  13. 41 -

    Enter the Dragon

    1973, in 11 top lists Check
  14. 58 -

    The Bourne Identity

    2002, in 3 top lists Check
  15. 59 -

    The Bourne Supremacy

    2004, in 8 top lists Check
  16. 60 -

    The Bourne Ultimatum

    2007, in 8 top lists Check
  17. 65 -

    The Karate Kid

    1984, in 2 top lists Check
  18. 78 -

    The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    2001, in 26 top lists Check
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    The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    2003, in 25 top lists Check
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    Saving Private Ryan

    1998, in 27 top lists Check
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    Shichinin no samurai

    1954 — a.k.a. Seven Samurai, in 31 top lists Check
  22. 92 -

    Dr. No

    1962, in 5 top lists Check
  23. 98 -

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    1981, in 26 top lists Check
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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    1989, in 13 top lists Check
  25. 106 -

    Top Gun

    1986, in 8 top lists Check
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    The Longest Day

    1962, in 6 top lists Check
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Last updated on Dec 28, 2011; source