Coolness and Manliness in Film
Top 50 coolest/manliest actors.

In parenthesis is my favorite movies of theirs, and ones you should definitely watch.   So these are only based off the movies I have watched.  I’m sure it will change as I watch more movies.   But this is how it is as of now.

1.  Paul Newman (The Hustler/Hud)

2. Marlon Brando (On The Waterfront/The Godfather)

3. James Stewart (It’s a Wonderful Life)

4. Steve McQueen (The Great Escape/Bullitt)

5. Al Pacino (The Godfather, Dog Day Afternoon)

6. Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca)

7. Clint Eastwood (The Fistful of Dollars trilogy)

8. Kirk Douglas (Paths of Glory)

9. Robert DeNiro (Godfather 2, Casino)

10. Brad Pitt (Legends of the Fall, Fight Club, Troy, Snatch)

11. Burt Lancaster (From Here to Eternity

12. Robert Duvall (Lonesome Dove, Tender Mercies, Godfather)

13. Cary Grant (North by Northwest)

14. Charlton Heston (Planet Of the Apes)

15. Harrison Ford (Star Wars, Indiana Jones)

16. Robert Redford (Butch Cassidy, Jeremiah Johnson)

17. Henry Fonda (Grapes of Wrath, Sometimes a great notion)

18. Jack Nicholson (The Shining)

19. Charles Bronson (The Great Escape…I need to see more movies)

20. Sean Connery (James Bond stuff)

21. Gregory Peck (To Kill a mockingbird)

22. Orson Welles (The Third Man)

23. Tommy Lee Jones (Lonesome Dove, No Country For Old Men)

24. Denzel Washington (Malcolm X, Training Day)

25. Buster Keaton (The General)

26. Gary Cooper (High Noon)

27. Matt Damon (True Grit, Bourne Series)

28. AnthonY hopkins (Legends of the Fall, The Edge)

29. Leonardo DiCraprio (Blood Diamond, The Departed)

30. Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood, Gangs of New York)

31. Alec Guiness (Bridge on River Kwai)

32. James Earl Jones (The Great White Hope)

33. John Wayne (Stagecoach)

34. Bruce Willis (Die Hard)

35. Russell Crowe (Gladiator)

36. Viggo Mortenson(Lord of the Rings, The Road)

37. George C. Scott (Dr. Strangelove, Patton)

38. Samuel Jackson (Pulp Fiction)

39. Morgan Freemen (Shawshank Redemption)

40. James Dean (From here to eternity)

41. George Clooney (O Brother where art thou)

42. Mel Gibson (Braveheart)

43. James Franco (127 Hours)

44. Johnny Depp (Blow)

45. Liam Neeson (Taken)

46. Will Smith (Pursuit of Happiness)

47. Christopher Walken

48. Mark Wahlberg (The Fighter)

49. Christian Bale (Dark Knight)

50. Tom Cruise (Top Gun)