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Top "Guy" movies of 2008?

Old 12-11-08, 02:02 PM
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Top "Guy" movies of 2008?

I realize the concept of a guy movie is somewhat nebulous. Many guys like stuff that isn't all about blowing stuff up or sexy women. But if you were trying to appeal to the stereotypical guy, what would you recommend from this year? Some obvious ones include Iron Man and The Dark Knight. I think a less obvious one would be In Bruges.

What are your thoughts on possible recommendations?
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Old 12-11-08, 02:05 PM
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Easy...Tropic Thunder.
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Old 12-11-08, 02:12 PM
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Hulk
Tropic Thunder
My Name is Bruce
The hammer
The bank Job
Rambo (most people would put this on the list even though I didnt think it was that great.)

A bit sentimental but I think may work as well:
Red
Miracle at St. Anna
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Old 12-11-08, 02:13 PM
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I'd add Pineapple Express.
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Old 12-11-08, 02:21 PM
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Anything Jason Statham made this year would count.

Did Shoot 'Em Up come out this year or last? That would be on there. I think someone once said "I'm going to make a movie only the most manly men would love." and out came Shoot 'Em Up.

As far as "good" movies that are guy movies I'd put In Bruges on top of my list.
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i'd add pineapple express.
yep!!!
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Old 12-11-08, 02:29 PM
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Taken (09 in the US) is the total definition of guy flick (it's like a season of 24 crammed into 90 minutes).

Tropic Thunder
RocknRolla
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Old 12-11-08, 02:31 PM
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The best:

Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Gomorra
(if you consider an Italian mafia movie a guy movie)
RocknRolla
The Dark Knight
Redbelt
(if you consider a Mamet-scripted MMA film a guy movie)
Iron Man
Pineapple Express
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Old 12-11-08, 02:33 PM
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As much as I love Forgetting Sarah Marshall, it can't really be considered a "guy" movie.
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Old 12-11-08, 02:37 PM
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Redbelt -- any Mamet film is a guy movie
RocknRolla
In Bruges

I don't think any Judd Apatow movies can be considered a guy's movie.
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hasn't been mentioned:

The Foot Fist Way
Midnight Meat Train

and the worst movie I've seen in forever: The Happening
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Old 12-11-08, 03:28 PM
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My top 10:

1. Rambo
2. Rambo
3. Rambo
4. Rambo
5. Rambo
6. Rambo
7. Rambo
8. Rambo
9. Rambo
10. Rambo

No, really. But I must add:

Step Brothers
Tropic Thunder
Pineapple Express
The Foot Fist Way
Death Race
Doomsday
Punisher: War Zone

I want to see Taken, but I won't watch the upcoming, neutered U.S. version of it.
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As much as I love Forgetting Sarah Marshall, it can't really be considered a "guy" movie.
Guys don't get a lot of good breakup movies. Swingers is the other one I can think of.
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Guys don't get a lot of good breakup movies. Swingers is the other one I can think of.
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i'd have to go with The Bank Job. tits, drugs, action, heist and black power. Great Movie.
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1.Rambo
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Rambo and Punisher.
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Old 12-13-08, 03:06 PM
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Punisher was more of a guy film than Rambo. Rambo didn't like killing, Punisher on the other hand shoots people in the face with shotguns while holding small children.
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