Manly Movies

Walter Hill

The Driver (1978)

The Driver (1978)

The Driver    05 Oct 1978

R 91 minReleased

7.2
IMDB: 7.2/10 246 votes

The movie Drive (2011) starring Ryan Gosling and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn is a failed rip off of this movie. It takes everything that was cool about this movie and fucks it up. A good example is that in this movie, Ryan O’Neal, unbelievably, out-cools Steve McQueen. A big part of that is because he basically doesn’t say much, at all. When other people speak he just listens intently, these scenes let the story develop ...

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Another 48 Hrs.    08 Jun 1990

R 93 minReleased

5.8
IMDB: 5.8/10 167 votes

There’s a sad fact about Another 48 Hrs – it’s only half the movie director Walter Hill presented to the studio in 1990. The movie we’ve all seen is 93 minutes long, but Walter Hill’s version was 145 minutes long. When he finished the movie, they cut chunks off it and tore it down to 120 minutes. Then, before it was released, they took another 25 minutes off. I’m not one for internet campaigns or the ...

Bullet to the Head (2012)

Bullet to the Head (2012)

Bullet to the Head    01 Feb 2013

R 92 minReleased

5.7
IMDB: 5.7/10 661 votes

For some reason I’ve only watched this film once and was going to review it when it came out and when this site first started as a smaller blog but never got around to it. I watched it again for the second time last week and as much as I liked this movie when it came out, for reasons I’m not 100% sure of, I fucking love it now. More than ever. Maybe more than The Expendables ...

Undisputed (2002)

Undisputed (2002)

Undisputed    23 Aug 2002

R 94 minReleased

6.2
IMDB: 6.2/10 429 votes

People now know the Undisputed series as a Scott Adkins property, probably fairly. But a lot of people probably forget the first film that spawned the series. With Ving Rhames fighting Wesley Snipes and beating up other cons in the showers when he’s not, and support from the likes of Michael Rooker and a foul mouthed Peter Falk, this show is egregiously manly. The films sees Ving Rhames play The Champ, George ‘The Iceman’ Chambers, who is sent to ...