100 Greatest Guy Movies
Ever Made
(in three parts)

Part 3


by Maxim Magazine


100 Greatest Guy Movies Ever Made: Maxim Magazine selected The 100 Greatest Guy Movies Ever Made in their March 1998 issue. The textual descriptions below were excerpted from the magazine. See Filmsite's own Greatest 'Guy' Movies of All-Time (illustrated) for contrast, and Memorable and Great 'Chick' Flicks. Another list of 50 Best Guy Movies of All-Time, compiled by Men's Journal, is also excerpted on this site.

Note: The films that are marked with a yellow star are the films that "The Greatest Films" site has selected as the "100 Greatest Films"


100 Greatest Guy Movies Ever Made
(part 3, ranked)
  1. Thief (1981)
    "I'm the last guy in the world you want to f--k with."

  2. The Right Stuff (1983)
    "Request permission to relieve bladder."

  3. The Last Waltz (1978)
    "Son, you won't make much money, but you'll get more p---y than Frank Sinatra."

  4. Bottle Rocket (1996)
    "I'm a risk taker. I'm growing marijuana in my parents' back yard."

  5. True Romance (1993)
    "If I had to f--k any man, I mean if my life depended on it, then it'd be Elvis."

  6. Horse Feathers (1932)
    "I married your mother because I wanted children. Imagine my disappointment when you arrived."

  7. When We Were Kings (1996)
    "I rassled with a gator! Tussled with a whale! I murdered a rock! Injured a brick! I'm so mean, I make medicine sick!"

  8. Kelly's Heroes (1970)
    "I'm drinking some wine, eating some cheese, and catching some rays."

  9. Mean Streets (1973)
    "You know what the Queen says? 'If I had balls, I'd be the King.'"

  10. The Killer (1989)
    "I always leave one bullet, either for myself or for my enemy."

  11. The Last Detail (1973)
    "I used to go to a whore who had a glass eye. She used to take it out and wink people off for a dollar."

  12. Semi-Tough (1977)
    "You're not going to marry my daughter? Then I'm trading you to Tampa Bay."

  13. The Hot Rock (1972)
    "Are you sure you know how to fly this thing?"

  14. Down By Law (1964)
    "If you was a good pimp, you would have hit me by now."

  15. The Sting (1973)
    "He's not as tough as he thinks."
    "Neither are we."

  16. Patton (1970)
    "No bastard ever won a war by giving his life for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country."

  17. My Breakfast with Blassie (1983)
    "I use half a roll if I've got to go. I'll be damn sure my hand don't go through."

  18. Night Shift (1982)
    "Barney Rubble--what an actor."

  19. The Seven-Ups (1973)
    "You kicked his ass every day for a week. I thought you'd kick it through his nose."

  20. Ocean's Eleven (1960)
    "You better stop getting prettier every day, or you'll turn into a monopoly."

  21. Back to School (1986)
    "Maybe you can help me straighten out my Longfellow."

  22. Runaway Train (1985)
    "Hey, would you like a really good f--k?"

  23. The Getaway (1972)
    "We go together--like guns and ammunition."

  24. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    "You're a clown, Lawrence."
    "We can't all be lion tamers, sir."

  25. Spartacus (1960)
    "Gladiators don't make friends. If we're ever matched in the arena together, I have to kill you."

  26. Easy Rider (1969)
    "This used to be a hell of a good country. I can't understand what's going on with it."

  27. Police Story (1985)
    "I could kill him now with no regrets."

  28. Death Race 2000 (1975)
    "You want to make love to me because I drive the monster and wear this costume."

  29. Enter the Dragon (1973)
    "You have offended my family, and you have offended a Shaolin temple."

  30. 48 Hrs. (1982)
    "I've been in prison for three years. My dick gets hard if the wind blows."

  31. Bachelor Party (1984)
    "Hi, come on in. Drugs to the right, hookers to the left."

  32. Bad Boys (1983)
    "Your fellow inmates are murderers, rapists, and mental defectives, just like yourselves."

  33. Papillon (1973)
    "How did you know my leprosy wasn't contagious?"
    "I didn't."

  34. Risky Business (1983)
    "Every now and then say, 'what the f--k.' 'What the f--k' gives you freedom."

  35. Breaking Away (1979)
    "I sure miss playing basketball. I got depressed as hell when my athlete's foot and jock itch went away."

  36. Barbarella (1968)
    "A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming."

  37. Planet of the Apes (1968)
    "Get your hands off me, you damned dirty ape!"

  38. The Searchers (1956)
    "I say we do it my way--and that's an order."
    "Yes, sir. But if you're wrong, don't ever give me another."

  39. The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
    "You make me sick with your heroics. There's a stench of death about you. You carry it in your pack like the plague."

  40. Big Wednesday (1978)
    "I don't know who could have if I didn't, but I never, and I repeat I never ever pissed in your steam iron."

  41. Clerks (1994)
    "My girlfriend sucked 37 dicks."
    "In a row?"

  42. Midnight Run (1988)
    "Here come two words for you: Shut the f--k up."

  43. Dumb and Dumber (1994)
    "Yeah, we can be civilized...Whoa, check out the funbags on that hosehound!"

  44. Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
    "How stupid can you get?"
    "How stupid do you want me to be?"

  45. Highlander (1986)
    "It's better to burn out than to fade away."

  46. Old Yeller (1957)
    "If you go looking for something good to take the place of the bad, generally you can do it."

  47. Shaft (1971)
    "You're really great in the sack, but you're pretty s--ty afterwards."

  48. Billy Jack (1971)
    "I'm going to take this right foot and I'm going to whomp you on that side of the face."

  49. Porky's (1981)
    "There's so much wool you could knit a sweater."

  50. Sirens (1994)
    "One day we're gonna tickle you."


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