10 Films Every Man Should See

Put Scarface on pause and check out these manly-man classics
By Caroline Miller,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2008 3:03 PM CST

(Newser) – Don't worry if you haven't seen any Oscar contenders, says GQ, offering 10 flicks every self-respecting guy should see. Count on blood, revenge, and a little male bonding:

  1. Rififi (1955): Trade Ocean's 11 for this heist masterpiece
  2. Croupier (1998): In his breakthrough role, Clive Owen is the model of cool
  3. The Limey (1999): A Cockney ex-con hungers for vengeance

  1. The Matador (2005): Forget Bond; Pierce Brosnan works as a loco assassin
  2. Withnail & I (1987): Two pushing-30 druggies head to the country
  3. The Last Detail (1973): Jack Nicholson hits the road with Randy Quaid
  4. Point Blank (1967): Tough guy + Angie Dickinson = noir great
  5. Sand Pebbles (1966): Steve McQueen's only Oscar-nominated role
  6. Safe Men (1998): Quirky cast includes Paul Giamatti
  7. The Beat That My Heart Skipped (2005): Mean Streets meets Amadeus