Thursday, June 16, 2005

Dad's Favorite Movies.

In celebration of Father's Day, here is my list of the Ten Great Guy Films of All Time (in no particular order):

  • Spartacus
  • Diner
  • The Big Country
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • The Searchers
  • Zulu
  • Animal House
  • The Godfather
  • Goldfinger
  • The Right Stuff

Ya got yer Bond, ya got yer Mafia, ya got yer Bogie, ya got yer Duke, ya got yer Toga Party...yer set, bub.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Red River
  • Battleground
  • Fobidden Planet
  • My Darling Clementine
  • Drums Along the Mohawk
  • A River Runs Through It
  • Last of the Mohicans (1992)
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Manchurian Candidate (Frankenheimer version)
  • American Graffiti
  • Gladiator
  • The Natural

"The Notebook" did not make the cut, sorry...need a Kleenex? For an exhaustive list of Guy Films, consult The Von Hoffman Bros' Big Damn Book of Sheer Manliness.

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