Manly Movies


Narrow Margin (1990)

Narrow Margin (1990)

Narrow Margin    21 Sep 1990

R 97 minReleased

IMDB: 6.6/10 678 votes

You could put Gene Hackman in a TV gardening show and it would be manly. Easygoing yet authoritative, the guy brings an everyman quality to his roles. And here he’s working with Peter Hyams, an old Van Damme regular who gave us TimeCop and Sudden Death. This is basically Hackman vs the mob within the confines of a train, though don’t mistake it for some type of Die Hard clone. It’s a slow burner that likes ...

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

Another 48 Hrs.    08 Jun 1990

R 93 minReleased

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 ...