Manly Movies

Melissa Leo

The Equalizer (2014)

The Equalizer (2014)

The Equalizer    26 Sep 2014

R 132 minReleased

7.2
IMDB: 7.2/10 300 votes

I really expected better from this movie. It had a good lead in Denzel Washington, even better director in Antoine Fuqua and a solid premise. Vigilantism is damned sure a good way to start a manly movie. The reports coming from Sony also suggested something special, and not just PR talk either. They’ve already got at least one sequel in mind, a first for Denzel Washington I think. Well they need to make the second ...

Prisoners (2013)

Prisoners (2013)

Prisoners    20 Sep 2013

R 153 minReleased

8.1
IMDB: 8.1/10 522 votes

Is prisoners a movie for fit for the male demographic/audience? The answer is yes sir, easily a drama/thriller to bring break out a six pack for. I might even say that this is my favorite Hugh Jackman role, an actor I don’t really like, even ahead of X-Men (2000). At last, the guy goes all feral and wild fucking savage. Alright, so maybe that’s an exaggeration, but it’s one of his hardest turns yet and part ...

The Equalizer 2 (2018)

The Equalizer 2 (2018)

The Equalizer 2    20 Jul 2018

R 121 minReleased

6.7
IMDB: 6.7/10 418 votes

This film has good ingredients; Antoine Fuqua is a good director, Denzel Washington is a good actor, Pedro Pascal is a good actor and it’s an R-rated yarn about a vigilant killer. However although it’s not a bad film, it’s not a good one either. This get-together is an apparent celebration of the success of the first for the sake of it, with little purpose or direction. The second time out, not much has changed for Robert McCall (Denzel ...