Hollywood has never been a world of nice, sweet, fantasy like tales, it has been the major source for its audience to taste the real world full of mean selfish people and a world that really needs a tough guy to fight and survive. In every way Hollywood has been a part of the tough ride and this tough ride has been facilitated by the tough, badass heroes. The ones you envy and the ones you love to see crushing their enemies whether morally correct or not. Yes, today we are on a journey to discover and choose the best over the better completely based on the personal opinion and fan following. The list of top ten tough and badass heroes is presented below.
No. 1: Clint Eastwood
This American guy is an actor, filmmaker, musician and a politician. He has gained fame beyond the borders and has proven himself a tough badass guy with roles and characters in the movies that are eternal. With films like Man with No Name and Million Dollar Baby, Clint Eastwood has gained the international fame and there are many more in the cue to prove his badass image.
No. 2: Arnold Schwarzenegger
The life of Arnold from the very beginning has been very interesting. From a small European village, with thick Austrian accent he has ruled many hearts. The tough looks, physique and voice make him the Terminator guy. He is one of the biggest stars of Hollywood. His marriage into the prestigious Kennedy family and his political position as Governor of California, even all of that cannot take his tough, badass image away from him and his fans.
No. 3: Humphrey Bogart
This American actor has been spreading his magical persona since 1940s. He was born on December 25th, 1899. This beloved star did more than 50 films and films like Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon and To Have and Have Not have facilitated the image of a tough guy into the hearts of the millions of fans. He was a dream hero for action films.
No. 4: Robert De Niro
Born in New York City, this actor has earned his image of a tough guy and is thought of one of the greatest American actor of all times. He has appeared in films that supports his tough image and love of his audience. The films like Mean Streets, Goodfellas, Francis Ford Coppola’s second Godfather picture and many more in the cue to make his audience and fans envy him.
No. 5: Al Pacino
Al Pacino is one actor whose persona is just way too magical. He has established himself during 1970s and this decade is called one of the greatest decades of film history. This American actor and filmmaker is well known for playing mobsters. His marvelous works includes Godfateher and Scarface. There are many more to take place in his fans’ hearts.
No. 6: Bruce Willis
This actor has done some remarkable work which earns him the place in top ten stars in terms of grossing receipts. The huge total of his films collections is a plus along with his hard-edged roles in the films that the fans can never forget. The cult genre like Pulp Fiction is also associated with his name. The famous Die Hard series have given him the fame that everyone wishes for.
No.7: Sylvester Stallone
This American actor with an athletic body and strong image of his tough roles cast the spells on the audience. His amazing and unforgettable roles in Rocky series, Rambo makes him the legendary actor. Sylvester Stallone continues to do the macho character- themed films throughout his career making him one of the hottest actors that audience wants to see for over thirty years now.
No. 7: Burt Reynolds
The American actor and director Burt Reynolds is one of the strong featured, genial star of US cinema. He possess the tough guy image as his best known films like Smokey and The Bandit, Deliverance, White Lightning and its sequel Gator, The Longest Yard, Boogie Nights and many more are there to support his image of the tough and strong actor.
No. 8: Dwayne Johnson
The macho character runs in his genes as he was born to a professional wrestler Rocky Johnson. Born in Hayward, California, he has been the champion in his fans’ hearts. His roles in films like The Scorpion King, The Rundown, The Other Guys, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, etc. have taken the place of the hunk and hard guy.
No. 9: Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel was known as a bad guy and drug addict because of the roles he played in his films. He was the tough guy and when he started doing action films and became one of the finest action heroes, His fan base and audiences love to see him as a tough guy. The films like Pulp Fiction, The Long Kiss Goodnight and many more make him the personified action hero.
No. 10: Charlton Heston
Charlton has been known for playing a long list of historical figures, particularly in Biblical epics. This tall, ruggedly handsome actor is one of the greatest Hollywood actors that served his audience and fans for over sixty years. His tough image supported by the films he did makes him personified.