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->''"El Macho...He was ruthless! He was dangerous! And as the name implies...very macho! He had a reputation of pulling a heist using only his'' bare hands!'' Ah, but sadly, like all the greats, El Macho was gone [[TooCoolToLive too soon]]. He died in the most macho way possible: [[DyingMomentOfAwesome on a shark with 250,000 dynamites strapped to his chest, into the mouth of an active volcano!]] It was glorious!"''
-->-- ''' Gru''', ''WesternAnimation/DespicableMe2''

A work that is heavily dependent on things, situations, or actions that are stereotypically masculine, in order to appeal to a predominantly male audience. [[MostWritersAreMale Made by men, for men]].

Expect to see PermaStubble, {{hot blood|ed}}, [[HeroicBuild improbably muscled males]], [[CarpetOfVirility Carpets Of Virility]], lots of fighting, StuffBlowingUp and large amounts of RuleOfCool. Most, if not all of the main characters are often grade-A {{Badass}}es and sometimes {{Large Ham}}s. Expect to see somebody shout a phrase [[PunctuatedForEmphasis WHERE! THEY! EMPHASIZE! EVERY! WORD!]] which can result in MemeticMutation. Soundtrack is prone to be fueled by ThePowerOfRock.

Traditionally, the role of women in such works is often stereotypically feminine, as [[{{Sidekick}} support characters]] or LoveInterests, sometimes [[SatelliteLoveInterest satellite ones]], while the men fight and die ([[DamselInDistress often for their sake]]). A woman may be the UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom, doing some small and unimportant action early in the movie or in the origin story, which start the chain of events that lead to some great disaster ForWantOfANail, and the real men would have to deal with it (for example, the villain may have turned into a villain in the first place because LoveMakesYouCrazy). Nevertheless, [[ActionGirl badass females]] are far from uncommon, and they may or may not be [[TheLadette masculine in their interests]] (apart from having an insatiable desire for casual sex with manly men). Either way, expect {{Fanservice}}.

These works also tend to [[WarIsGlorious glorify war]], although there have been many manly works with [[WarIsHell the opposite viewpoint.]]

[[TropeNamers Named]] after [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB6fq9Aadwk&t=2m19s a line]] in the [[ItMakesSenseInContext contrasting segment]] of the Creator/JanusSyndicate parody video ''VideoGame/CounterStrike [[{{Bowdlerise}} For Kids]]''.

Now just because a work falls under this trope doesn't mean that it can't have any feminine appeal or a significantly large female audience. You'll find that many of the examples below have almost as many female fans as they do male fans. This trope simply means that stereotypical masculine behavior is a significant focus of the work at hand. The number of female fans generally depends on how rigidly and/or multi-dimensionally the work fits this trope.

When [[ExecutiveMeddling those in charge]] think that a foreign video game would sell better with this aesthetic than the one it came with, you get the American side of AmericanKirbyIsHardcore.

The WorldOfBadass is often the setting for this trope. Compare DarkerAndEdgier, AwesomenessIsVolatile. Not directly related to RatedMForMoney in any way but the potential for intersection between the two is high.

Compare with TestosteronePoisoning, where the appeal to masculinity is exaggerated to the point of parody (though expect to pass through here before hitting TestosteronePoisoning levels of manly).

Contrast ChickFlick (which is this trope's opposite), TastesLikeDiabetes, UsefulNotes/{{Kawaisa}} and {{Moe}} (which are all opposed aesthetics).

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!Examples

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[[folder:Advertising]]
* Advertising/SegataSanshiro! [[BadassGrandpa Segata Sanshiro]], [[CatchPhrase Sega Saturn Shiro!]]
* A lot of old forties and fifties print ads. Hilariously sexist, always manly.
* An advertisement for a casino shows a man playing roulette with a squirrel next to him placing all his nuts on the table as his bet as the voice over goes "You can cash in now and save for a rainy day or you can be a man and bet it all." The ad is basically blasting men that don't play with risky big bets. Betting with your nuts? Manly. Wagering ''all'' your nuts at once? There can be nothing manlier.
* Advertising/TheMostInterestingManInTheWorld.
* [[http://metro.co.uk/2014/03/28/carnegie-hall-ensemble-acjw-orchestra-makes-43-cartoon-theme-tunes-instantly-classier-4681908/ The controversial ads Hardees and Carl's Jr.]] ran for their ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast'' burger, which featured the {{Shapeshifter}} Mystique turning into a male in order to eat the sandwich, with the phrase "Man up" uttered by the narrator. That's right, Mystique, the mutant supervillain who has been going toe to toe with the Comicbook/{{X-Men}} and [[Comicbook/TheAvengers Avengers]] since the 70's, can't handle Carl's Jr.'s new burger unless she's a guy.
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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
%%* ''Manga/{{Akagi}}''
%%* ''Anime/ArmoredTrooperVotoms''
%%* ''Manga/AshitaNoJoe''
* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' parodies this, with the guidebook giving the [[TheJuggernaut Armored Titan]] a 10/10 in "Machismo".
** The series itself is considered very manly with all the Titan slaying and the characters involved. Especially [[EnsembleDarkhorse Levi]].
%%* ''Manga/BakiTheGrappler''
%%* ''Manga/{{Bastard}}''
%%* ''Manga/{{Beelzebub}}''
* ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'': A man with a [[{{BFS}} sword the size of Kilimanjaro]] hacks his way through the legions of Hell, with more blood per volume than the entire filmography of QuentinTarantino. And his name is literally '''''Guts'''''. Ironically, one of the themes of the manga is how much of a strain being this sort of person is on your psyche.
* ''Manga/BlackLagoon''...except men '''and''' ''[[TheLadette women]]'' [[TheLadette act like this]]. Thus giving it some noticeable appeal to [[PeripheryDemographic women]] who [[GirlsNeedRoleModels love shows with]] {{Action Girl}}s and BadAss women.
%%* ''Manga/BlasterKnuckle''
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'' is a {{shounen}} that relies heavily on some of the classic formulae of the genre. It's heavily focused on fighting with character development and revelation occurring through the old-fashioned belief that only through fighting can men truly get to know each other and only when facing death can a man's personality truly be revealed. However, the excessively macho 11th division take the samurai fighting traditions to such excess they're used for both serious storytelling and parody. For example, Ikkaku would rather [[UndyingLoyalty die]] than leave his captain's side for another division, but he can also pop his dislocated shoulder back into place with [[TestosteronePoisoning nothing more than a muscle flex]].
%%* ''Anime/CaptainHarlock''.
* ''Manga/ChaosicRune'', and its sequel, ''ChaosicRuneES''. Yes, it's a manga about a card game, but it's about a card game that, if you lose, you die in the same incredibly painful fashion your monster did (and the death will always be in excessively graphic detail). Hot blooded, manly men and well endowed (95% of them, anyway) women fight evil villains in epic battles that include badass dragons, giant motorcycle robots, magical monsters, and more. And along with cards that summon monsters, there's cards that summon weapons such as swords, pistols, and shotguns. Yes, shotguns. It's like if ~Yu-Gi-Oh!~ were written by Creator/BruceCampbell and drawn by ChuckNorris.
* ''Anime/CowboyBebop'' is packed to the brim with references to manly action movies, a soundtrack packed with upbeat jazz and rock music, awesome fight scenes (including non-ironic use of GunKata!), and MANLY plot threads such as a guy trying to find a girl he lost all while battling his pretty-boy arch rival and another guy struggling with his dark past as a cop and still haunted by the girl he loved leaving him. Oh, and did we mention [[MsFanservice Faye Valentine]]?
* ''Manga/CromartieHighSchool'' averts this with gusto, {{deconstructi|on}}ng not only the idea of a WorldOfBadass, but {{badass}}ery in general, but then thoroughly picking apart the concept of manliness itself, to the point it even ''[[GenderBender inverts]]'' this trope in a later episode. And of course, it does it ''[[PlayedForLaughs hilariously]]''!
* ''Anime/DigimonSavers'' has the main character ''punching 50-foot monsters'' to make his partner [[EvolutionaryLevels digivolve]], to say nothing of their sheer HotBlooded-ness.
** Surprisingly, ''Anime/DigimonXrosWars'' is heading this way.
* ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' is about men with muscles so large ([[ArtisticLicenseBiology and in places where muscles aren't really supposed to exist]]) as to be an impediment to motion in scenarios even remotely grounded in reality fighting one another in increasingly violent and deadly battles (everybody except the FakeUltimateHero [[DeathIsCheap dies at least once]]). Women feature, but mainly as a means by which to introduce sons into the mix. [[{{Fanservice}} And breasts]]. By the time the series ended, the characters could quite literally tear the universe apart by shouting loudly enough, and were probably in danger of destroying the planet they were on if they so much as tripped.
** Foul! Bulma allows for all the technological impossibility, and 18 beat up Vegeta without breaking a sweat.
* ''Manga/{{Eyeshield 21}}'' has this in spades, though given that it's about American Football, it's a bit of a given. Especially notable given that it's a post-Millennium Shonen Jump series that mostly manages to avoid BishonenJumpSyndrome in an era rife with it.
** Many of the characters go straight into TestosteronePoisoning territory, considering most of the cast have some pretty impressive muscles and they're only in ''high school''. For example, the 15-year-old who's 6'7, eats nothing but meat, looks like a caveman, and smashed a car head on with his bare hands when he was in ''grade school''.
* ''Manga/FairyTail'' Gray Fullbuster and Elfman. He (Elfman) believes everything should be settled with fists.
** Elfman's usually talking about things that are "Manly", or what a Man should do, and all of his emotions are Manly as well. It goes so far that in later episodes in both manga and anime other characters question whether Elfman himself understands what he is saying. And Natsu himself is has plenty of manliness about him.
** Gildarts does some pretty manly things, one notable example was a simply showing his power, not even doing anything with it which left ''[[PersonOfMassDestruction a crater]]'' and ''[[{{Determinator}} Natsu]] [[BloodKnight in]] [[HotBlooded tears]] of [[OhCrap fear]]''. Another being ''[[MomentOfAwesome destroying a black hole]]''
** Ichiya says "man/men" just as often as Elfman does, and despite his comic relief status most of the time is the most powerful member of his guild.
* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' in which a BruceLee knockoff defeats post-apocalyptic biker gangs by touching them gently in such a manner as makes their heads explode ["You don't even know [[YouAreAlreadyDead you're already dead."]]]. Also features exploding shirts in every episode.
** There was the following description of this manga in the internet:
-->"Every page oozes massive amounts of testosterone. I once knew this girl who refused to read it because she was afraid she'd get pregnant."
** A TopTenList of {{Anime}} [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/bt/lee/still-gaming/7842-top10animeop openings and endings]] put this at #1, with the following disclaimer:
-->WARNING: The following opening sequence is the most manly sequence EVER CONCEIVED. The sheer amount of testosterone displayed may make you start karate chopping RANDOM OBJECTS!!
** [[VideoGame/DynastyWarriors Hokuto Musou]] features a ThrashMetal version of [[AwesomeMusic/FistOfTheNorthStar Ai Wo Torimodose]]. [[SerialEscalation Does it get any manlier]].
*** And the fun part is that despite all being the epitomes of manly asskicking, there's not a man among them who won't [[TenderTears cry like a baby if it's appropriate]]. This series [[GenreBusting made]] '''crying''' manly.
* ''Manga/FullmetalAlchemist'': Profound manliness has been passed down the Armstrong line for generations!!
** When Alex Armstrong meets Sig Curtis, the [[PecFlex manliness]] is [[HandshakeSubstitute unparalleled]]!
* ''[[Anime/MobileFighterGGundam G Gundam]]'': the most manly ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' series ever, if only you can get pass how ridiculous it is; ridiculously awesome, that is.
-->This hand of mine glows with an awesome power! Its burning grip tells me to defeat you! Take this -- my love, my anger, and all of my sorrow! '''Shining Finger! GO GO GO!'''\\
Here I go! This hand of mine is BURNING RED! Its loud roar tells me to grasp victory! '''ERUPTING! BURNING!''' '''''FINGER!!!''''' AND NOW! HEAT END!\\
Erupting Burning Finger! '''Sekiha! LOVE-LOVE!''' '''''TENKYOKEN!!!'''''
* ''Anime/GaoGaiGar'' and its OVA sequel ''FINAL'', in addition to HotBlooded, runs on this trope.
** Shining examples are Geki Hyuuma [[BatmanCanBreatheInSpace who still shows off his massive biceps while in the vacuum of space]] and Goldymarg a robot based on him that is so manly ONE WOULD THINK HE WAS PROGRAMMED IN ALL CAPS.
** Koutaro "MundaneMadeAwesome" Taiga can make even golf {{Badass}}.
** Then there is Guy Shishio the man who epitomizes the DropTheHammer a LOT more than Thor.
*** To wit, everyone in this series Exudes ManlyTears, the men, the children, ''the women'', everyone.
%%* ''Manga/GingaNagareboshiGin''
%%* ''Manga/{{Golgo 13}}''
* Almost everything by Creator/GoNagai, ''Manga/GetterRobo'' being the most over-the-top, but can't forget ''Anime/MazingerZ'', the one that started it all.

%%* ''Manga/{{Gintama}}''. Especially in serious arcs
%%* ''Manga/GreatTeacherOnizuka''
%%* ''Manga/HajimeNoIppo''
* ''Manga/{{Hellsing}}'': The most notable examples are Alucard, Integra, and Alexander Anderson. Seras even reaches this one she TookALevelInBadass.
* ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure''. It's been described as "the glam version of Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar" for a good reason: even though 90% of the characters are well-dressed, sparkly [[MrFanservice attractive guys]], it oozes testosterone, blood and raw fighting spirit from every page. It's not called ''man''ga for nothing.
%%* ''Manga/{{Kaiji}}''
* ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}'' has muscular superheroes and supervillains duking it out ProfessionalWrestling style, typically while wearing nothing but a pair of short shorts. It's very ''title'' translates to "Muscle Man."
* ''Manga/KongohBancho''. The main character crowns the first chapter by ''carrying a car through a Yakuza base'', and can use his ''hands'' to carve a wall into a relief so beautiful as to make a grown otaku weep.
* ''Franchise/LupinIII'' wants you to believe he is the manliest guy you'd ever find. The Manga fits very well; it is full of AuthorAppeal for killing and seducing. LighterAndSofter stories still have an element of this in them, but with DefeatByModesty or BloodlessCarnage. The Anime/LupinIIIGreenJacket series and ''Anime/LupinIIITheWomanCalledFujikoMine'' series, however, comes closer to the mature tone of the manga.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' Jack Rakan can break the laws of magic and physics and general common sense with sheer "guts." Even his own power (reflected back at him) isn't enough to kill him! If he does die, he can still come back and give the hero a lecture if he wants! He's also the only character in the series that BarbieDollAnatomy ''[[{{Squick}} doesn't]]'' apply to...
%%* ''Anime/MoonlightMile''
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': A and his father the Third Raikage.
** Also, Might Guy, who can punch so strong that ''the shockwave assumes the form of a roaring tiger and hits immensely hard''. '''''[[CharlesAtlasSuperpower Without using Chakra.]]'''''
* ''Manga/{{NEEDLESS}}'', and half of the cast are LittleMissBadass.
* ''Manga/OnePiece''
** Among the main cast, Zoro is the most prominent example. His daily schedule consists of three things: eating, sleeping and training. And when a fight is incoming... [[BloodKnight oooh boy.]]
** Amongst the manliest men ever to walk the planet, Edward Newgate A.K.A. Whitebeard A.K.A the WorldsStrongestMan, is made out of pure manliness. He is about five times as large as a normal man (and is a biological human), is insanely strong and can ''create earthquakes.'' He can also take a TON of damage: [[spoiler:at the time of his death, he had received 267 sword wounds, 152 gunshot wounds and 46 wounds from cannonballs - and did not have a single scar on his back, because he never, ever ran away from a fight.]] In addition to all of this, he is probably the purest example of AFatherToHisMen you will ever find: he call all his crew members and allied pirates "sons", and goes to ''war against the World Government'' to save just one of them.
* ''Anime/PrettyCure'': no, Really. This has some of the manliest and most epic fighting sequences in the history of the MagicalGirlWarrior genre.
%%* ''Manga/RAINBOWNishaRokubouNoShichinin''
%%* ''Manga/RikiOh''
%%* ''Manga/RingNiKakero''
%%* ''Manga/RokudenashiBlues''
%%* ''Anime/RoninWarriors''
* ''Manga/SaintSeiya'': Phoenix Ikki epitomizes this trope in every way possible. And not too far away, Dragon Shiryu, who is at his strongest without his armor, in a series where almost every character has one and wearing it is supposed to heighten your abilities to their max.
%%* ''Manga/SakigakeOtokojuku''
* ''Manga/SpaceAdventureCobra''
** Heck, BuichiTerasawa's works in general (GokuMidnightEye, KarasuTenguKabuto).
* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' is all about drills. And fighting. Breasts feature prominently in the background. And the manliness is so awesome ''it warps reality''. Manliness warping reality is ''actually the driving force of the plot''.
** ''Even the girls'' are manly enough to warp reality.
** Heck even the pet piglet is manly enough to warp reality.
*** Even the ''super-femme CampGay mechanic'' is manly enough to warp reality!
** Manliest of all is Kamina. So much so just wearing his CoolShades at least triples your manliness. [[CatchPhrase WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK HE IS?!]]
** It's a show all about doing the impossible, seeing the invisible, breaking the unbreakable. Fighting the POWAH.
** Lordgenome might top them all. He's a giant muscular man with an impressive spiky beard and spiral-shaped chest hair who goes around shirtless despite essentially ruling the world. He is so manly HE DESTROYS GIANT ROBOTS WITH HIS OWN BARE HANDS. [[IAmNotLeftHanded HE CONSIDERS USING HIS GIANT ROBOT IN A BATTLE AS "HOLDING BACK".]] He ''ate'' a Big Bang. As in for breakfast. ''Without milk.'' Devoured the damn thing whole and then turned into a gigantic-ass drill. Said drill [[spoiler:was directly responsible for the defeat of the BigBad]].
** Simon invented time-space teleportation just to punch [[TheScrappy Rossiu]] in the face.
** By the end of the series, Simon becomes so manly that a nice outfit and ridiculous-looking pair of sunglasses spontaneously generates on his body, right in time for the final battle.
** As described to an anime club once: "Gurren Lagann is about brotherhood, giant robots, and killing furries with phallic symbols."
* ''Manga/SoulEater'': BLACK*STAR WILL SURPASS GOD!!!!! YAHOOOOOOO!
* ''LightNovel/ACertainMagicalIndex'', [[WorldOfBadass everyone can kick your ass]]
* ''Manga/{{Toriko}}'' is about finding the most dangerous animals on the planet, beating them to death with your bare hands and then [[FoodPorn feasting upon their eye-wateringly delicious flesh.]]
** Half of the group that fight with Toriko has the ability of [[spoiler:Flexing their upper bodies to ridiculous levels. Known as "knocking". This of course includes Toriko himself]]
%%* ''Manga/TriGun''
%%* ''Manga/{{Vagabond}}''
* While ''Anime/{{Vandread}}'' is not an example by itself, Tarak (the planet where men live, essentially, as a OneGenderRace) definitely is.
** And the Tarak men make children together, which may either negate this trope or make it [[LGBTFanbase even sexier]].
* ''Manga/VinlandSaga''. It's about vikings. It'll put hair on your chest.
* ''Anime/LegendOfGalacticHeroes''. As a poster once put it "One does not simply walk into Iserlohn, after all. We're talking about ''knife-fighting Germans on spaceships'', people." Indeed, the show is filled with larger-than-life "galactic heroes". Special mention has to go to Oskar von Reuenthal and Walter von Schenkopp, though.
* Half of the titular ''Anime/HeatGuyJ'''s dialogue is espousing what a man should and should not do.
* The second season OVA for the ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' anime is ''built'' on this trope. Gentlemen, prepare for the Takeda '''''MANSTRAVAGANZA!'''''
* ''Manga/CityHunter'' features an InvincibleHero and a HiredGun based on Film/JamesBond doing bodyguard jobs for attractive women while [[LovableSexManiac restlessly swooning all over them.]]
* Parodied in Manga/DFrag. Kenji Kazama is a delinquent where he and his gang show their manliness by being the toughest guys in school. Then Kenji gets beaten by a group of {{Gamer Chick}}s.

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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* The superhero genre in general, with very few exceptions. Superheroes kick supervillain asses OncePerEpisode (at a minimum), and there's always a BloodKnight around to complain when problems are solved in some other manner. Some characters may even be a DumbMuscle with HulkSpeak, whose only purpose in the world is to kick ass. Women are either a love interest that needs to be rescued, or kick asses the same way that male heroes do (do not expect female superheroes to behave like women from the real world). Actually, most female superheroes that were damsels in distress decades ago TookALevelInBadass since then. And of course, male superheroes have HeroicBuild, and female superheroes have the MostCommonSuperpower. So, don't get surprised if you don't find many females in the superhero fandom.
* [[http://superdickery.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&catid=35%3Apropaganda-index&id=888%3Awhats-more-manly-than-man-comics&Itemid=35 MAN comics]]. That is all.
* Many comic covers from WWII definitely qualify.
* The [[Comicbook/{{Doom}} Doom comic]]. It's manliness and a half! It's a 12.0 on a 10.0 scale of manliness!
** RIP AND TEAR YOUR GUTS!
** YOU'RE ''HUGE''!
** THAT MEANS YOU HAVE ''HUGE GUTS!''
** RIP AND TEAR!
%%* Comicbook/{{Wolverine}}.
%%* [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor Thor]]
%%* ComicBook/IncredibleHulk
%%* The ComicBook/SubMariner
%%* ComicBook/ThePunisher.
%%* ComicBook/{{Spawn}}
%%* ComicBook/TheIncredibleHercules
%%* [[ComicBook/{{Knightfall}} Bane]]
%%* [[ComicBook/SecretSix Catman]]
%%* ComicBook/{{Luke Cage|HeroForHire}}
%%* ComicBook/{{Deathstroke}}
%%* ComicBook/TheGoon
* ComicBook/JudgeDredd. He is the law.
** [[NarmCharm You are the lawn?]]
* Franchise/{{Batman}}, DependingOnTheWriter
* Creator/FrankMiller absolutely ''[[AuthorAppeal revels]]'' in this trope, sometimes inadvertently approaching TestosteronePoisoning.
* As does Creator/RobLiefeld.
* ComicBook/NickFury in general, with or without his Howling Commandos.
* ''ComicBook/BattlePope'' to the point of TestosteronePoisoning, as an exercise in RefugeInAudacity.
%%* ComicBook/JonSableFreelance by Mike Grell
%%* ComicBook/GreenArrow by [[SignatureStyle Mike Grell]]
%%* Comicbook/TheWarlord by [[RuleOfThree Mike Grell]]
%%* Comicbook/TheLifeAndTimesOfScroogeMcDuck.
%%* {{Grimjack}}
%%* ComicBook/{{Preacher}}
%%* Comicbook/{{Hitman}}
* ComicBook/JonahHex. Not even Batman can stand against him.
* SelfDemonstrating/{{Lobo}} a space biker who does anything he wants because he can, and almost no one can stop him.
* ''ComicBook/{{Diabolik}}'' doesn't usually rely on this, but on occasion we can see such a situation. Like when the title character had to kill a [[EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods giant octopus]] with a knife to recover a chest full of diamonds.
* ComicBook/ThePunisher. Probably one of the manliest of all Marvel's heroes.
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[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* In ''ComicStrip/TheBoondocks'', when Grandad and Mr. Dubois go to see ''Film/BrokebackMountain'' for the first time, they assume this is what they're going to get. It isn't.
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[[folder:Fanfics]]
%%* ''Fanfic/LightAndDarkTheAdventuresOfDarkYagami''
%%* ''Fanfic/ThirtyHs''
%%* ''Fanfic/ChristianHumberReloaded''
%%* ''Fanfic/MaxWolfRevolutions''
%%* ''Fanfic/TiberiumWars''
%%* ''FanFic/LatiasJourney''
%%* ''Fanfic/BraveNewWorld''
* ''Fanfic/PokeWars'' - Amazing displays of badassery from everyone coupled with almost over-the-top battle scenes.
* ''Fanfic/HalfLifeFullLifeConsequences'': John Freeman fights with [[RougeAnglesOfSatin bear]] hands, performs multiple backflips and other cool moves, is a OneManArmy and even pulls a [[strike: k]]nife out of his own back to use on the enemy. ''BadAss!''
** Not to mention shrugging off several rounds from the combine's racket launchers and masheen guns while preventing the hug tower from blowing up long enough for the rest of humenkind to escape!
** He needs to kill fast and BULLETS TOO SLOW!! Also, in the machinima, he lifts a train and throws it at the 'enemys.'
* ''FanFic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40k''
* The Hunter in ''Fanfic/WithStringsAttached'', in pointed contrast to his “little” charges, the “Little Fool,” “Little Hero,” “Little Lunatic,” and “Little Weakling.”
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[[folder:Film]]
%%* ''Literature/TheThirteenthWarrior''
* ''Film/ThreeHundred'' involves heavily muscled and oiled Spartan warriors in tiny briefs, kicking copious amounts of Persian ass and roaring a lot.
* ''Film/ApocalypseNow''. Along with ''Film/{{Platoon}}'' and ''Film/FullMetalJacket'', this suffers from DoNotDoThisCoolThing syndrome. Most young men want nothing more than to attack a Vietcong village with helicopters and napalm, and then go upriver in a boat, whilst taking drugs, wearing a flak jacket and machine-gunning peasants. Despite ostensibly being anti-war films, all of the aforementioned make war look ''awesome''.
* [[ColonelBadass Colonel]] [[ColonelKilgore Miles]] [[RatedMForManly Quaritch]] from ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' ''definitely'' counts. The proof: Customized his AMP suit and his [[CoolShip personal gunship]] with dragons, stays beefy by lifting weights and is fond of solving problems with [[MoreDakka heavy ordinance]].
%%* ''Film/BloodSport''
* ''Film/BenHur'', mostly thanks to the ChariotRace and GalleySlave scenes. Anything with Creator/CharltonHeston, in fact. Whenever his broad shoulders crowd out everything else onscreen, the testosterone factor in the room increases hundredfold!
* ''Film/{{Beowulf}}''. A 7' tall CG RayWinstone takes on a much taller, hideous Grendel with: No sword, No shield, No armor, no clothes of any kind. And wins. And proceeds to dismember his arm using a massive door from a Viking mead hall. Nuff said.
%%* ''BillyJack''
* ''Film/TheBoondockSaints''
-->'''Rocco:''' Men build things. Then we die. It's in our fucking DNA! It's what we do!
%%* ''Film/{{Braveheart}}''
%%* ''Film/BloodAndBone''
* ''Film/BriansSong'', although not in the typical way.
%%* ''Film/{{Bullitt}}''
%%* ''Film/LawrenceOfArabia''
%%* ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick''
* ''Film/{{Cobra}}''. [[http://www.i-mockery.com/minimocks/cobra/ Stallone out-Arnies Arnie]]
* ''Film/{{Commando}}''. So manly it ''doesn't need the girl!''
* ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'' made Arnold (and his muscles) a star. Plenty of sex, violence, and muscular men slaughtering their enemies.
* ''Film/DeathWish''. Especially the third movie.
%%* ''Film/{{Deliverance}}''
* ''Film/DieHard'' is a lighter example than most other "classic" action movies, since it depicts an emotionally vulnerable hero who's really more concerned with saving his marriage than being a badass. Nonetheless, the film has enough moments of male pride (particularly from the villains) to still ultimately fit this trope.
* The entire ''Film/DirtyHarry'' franchise. Just about every movie Creator/ClintEastwood is in. ''Heartbreak Ridge''. ''Film/AFistfulOfDollars''. ''Film/{{Unforgiven}}''. ''Film/GranTorino.'' Even ''The Bridges of Madison County''. You heard us; Clint Eastwood could star in a movie about Bella from ''Literature/{{Twilight}}'' reading an Oprah book of the month club book on Lifetime and still make it manly.
%%* ''Film/EnterTheDragon''
* The ''Franchise/EvilDead'' series. Especially ''Evil Dead 2'' and ''Army of Darkness''.
* ''Film/TheExpendables''. It's about a group of mercenaries sent to South America to depose a dictator, and it stars Creator/SylvesterStallone, Creator/JasonStatham, Creator/JetLi, Terry Crews, RandyCouture, Mickey Rourke, Creator/BruceWillis, Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger, Creator/DolphLundgren, Eric Roberts, and Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin. It should go without saying, but here goes anyway: If you don't got balls, this movie'll give you a pair, and if you already have 'em, '''you'll get extras'''.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIZTgUxVa28 This fan-trailer]].
** If that ain't enough, the sequel is guaranteed to give you a seizure from the overdose of testosterone. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQf3YP8p85I Take A Look]] Yes, that's right.... you saw it. It's... [[spoiler: [[MemeticBadass CHUCK MOTHERFUCKIN' NORRIS!!!]]]]
** Did we mention Creator/JeanClaudeVanDamme, Deadpool, and Thor's younger brother?
%%* ''Film/TheFastAndTheFurious''
* ''Film/FightClub'' is a {{Deconstruction}} of this trope. The film just as much points out the ridiculousness of stereotypical "manly" behavior as it glorifies such behavior.
%%* ''Film/{{Gladiator}}''
* ''Film/TheGodfather''. "A man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man."
* ''Film/{{Highlander}}''. Music by Music/{{Queen}}, for double manly.
* ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' has its PermaStubble, CoolHat-wearing hero traveling the world, getting the girl, and killing Nazis.
* ''In Her Line of Fire''. Yes, Mariel is manly and gets the chick.
* ''Film/IronMan'': Multi-billionaire with charisma and swagger keeps himself in shape, kicks all kinds of {{supervillain}} ass, and gets all the hot chicks, the hot cars, the house, the ultimate Man's Garage downstairs, fucking robots, and the fact ''he's cool about having been caught masturbating by Gwyneth Paltrow.'' Oh, and the fact he gets to wear FLYING ARMOUR.
* ''Film/JackReacher''
* ''Film/JamesBond'' is built on a classy manliness, with Bond seducing woman after woman and killing everyone that gets in his way.
* ''Film/JasonAndTheArgonauts''
* ''Film/{{Jaws}}'' goes full manly in the second act, as the three heroes head to sea on the ''Orca'' to pursue the shark. Plenty of drinking, showing off of scars, and singing drunken tunes when they're not trying to kill the Great White.
%%* ''Film/KickAss''
%%* ''Film/LethalWeapon''
%%* ''Film/{{Machete}}''
%%* ''Franchise/TheMatrix''
* ''Film/MadMax'' (especially ''TheRoadWarrior''). The leather-clad hero travels the desert wastelands of Australia in his muscle car, killing gangs and saving citizens.
* The ''Film/DollarsTrilogy'' SpaghettiWestern movies.
* ''Film/NamsAngels''. Nobody will have heard of this one, but it's basically Rambo [[RecycledInSpace with motorcycles]].
%%* ''Film/NeverBackDown''
* ''Film/NinjaAssassin''. The title should tell you everything you need to know.
* ''Film/{{Predator}}'' (Entertainment Weekly once named it the Manliest Movie Ever Made, beginning with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Carl Weathers giving each other a manly handshake, featuring Jesse "The Body" Ventura toting a {{Gatling g|ood}}un, and starting the climax with Arnold bare chested, covered in mud and screaming out a battle cry.)
** The more modern ''Film/{{Predators}}'' does its best to live up to this (hey, they even have Danny Trejo!) and you could say it's definitely the manliest movie of its year. No contest for competing with Arnie and Jesse, though.
%%* ''Film/RagingBull''
* ''Franchise/{{Rambo}}'' has become a term for over-the-top violence, thanks to its soldier protagonist killing everything in his path.
** Creator/HarlanEllison has a review of the ''Rambo'' pictures in his book ''Harlan Ellison's Watching'', speaking about the use of this trope to mitigate America's shame at having "lost" UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar.
%%* ''Film/RawDeal''
* ''[[Film/TheStoryOfRicky Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky]]''. An {{expy}} of [[Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar Kenshiro]], who himself is an expy of Creator/BruceLee, learns kung fu from his uncle by '''shattering gravestones thrown at him'''. When he kills the drug dealer who killed his girlfriend, he is imprisoned; whereupon he fixes cut tendons in his arm with his teeth, punches the lower jaw off one of the wardens, punches the arm of the same warden thus causing it to '''explode''', battles and defeats an ogre by throwing it into a meat grinder, and then escapes the prison by punching a hole through a concrete wall, [[MadeOfExplodium also causing it to explode]]. ''Did we mention he has five bullets embedded in his chest the entire time but is totally unconcerned?'' This would honestly fall more into the realm of TestosteronePoisoning; if only the film-makers, as far as anyone can tell, weren't dead serious.
* ''Franchise/RoboCop'', where even the female police officers are tough and prone to beating the crap out of people. It has plenty of nudity, violence, and explosions.
* ''Franchise/{{Rocky}}'' is anothing Stallone film dripping with manliness, involving a Boxer.
* ''Film/{{Rush|2013}}''. Hardly surprising, what with the ultra-light, ultra-fast, ultra-dangerous seventies FormulaOne cars running around the track as a powerful, character based drama unfolds.
%%* ''Film/TheScorpionKing''
* ''Film/SevenSamurai'' - So manly it makes its own [[Film/TheMagnificentSevenSamurai manly]] trope.
** And its Western remake ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven'' - Where the seven gunmen, plus the villainous bandit leader, are {{Badass}} from start to finish.
%%* ''Film/ShootEmUp''
* ''Film/SinCity'', especially Marv. Literally every scene featuring him has him either inflicting/surviving insane amounts of torture and damage, having sex with women (well, one woman, but that doesn't lessen Marv's {{badass}}ery), and making [[CrossesTheLineTwice hilariously]] [[BreadEggsMilkSquick dark]], {{deadpan|Snarker}} comments.
* ''Film/{{Soldier}}'', so manly it doesn't need words.
%%* ''Film/{{Spartacus}}''
* ''Film/StarshipTroopers'': Space football, rifles that double as shotguns, arachnid aliens that tear people in half, space-marines, explosions, and uncensored co-ed shower scenes. You pay for the whole seat, but ''you only need the edge!''
-->''"You're some kind of big, fat, smart bug, aren't you?"''\\
''"Do you want to know more?"''
** And much like the earlier war movie examples, this was an anti-war film that still managed to make war look ''flipping awesome''!
* Though ''Franchise/StarWars'' as a whole doesn't seem to count (like ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' and a few other examples above), [[{{Badass}} Darth Vader]] definitely counts in the original trilogy (albeit slightly more dignified than other examples). And from the prequels, we have [[Creator/SamuelLJackson Mace Windu]] and [[{{Badass}} Darth Maul]].
* ''Film/TeamAmericaWorldPolice''
* ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'' (The sequels had manly ''[[ActionGirl women]]'')
** As did ''Film/{{Aliens}}''.
* ''Film/{{Thor}}'', at least in the Asgard and Jotunheim scenes.
* ''Film/TopGun'': I feel the need. The need...for speed....
%%* ''Film/TotalRecall1990''
* ''Film/TropicThunder'': I'M A LEAD FARMER MOTHERFUCKA!
%%* ''Film/TrueLies''
%%* ''Film/UniversalSoldier''. And it gets more crazier and manlier with each sequel.
%%* ''Film/TheWindAndTheLion'' is a fine example of old-school manly.
%%* ''Film/XXx''
* Any Creator/BruceLee movie.
** Any [[Film/OngBak Tony Jaa]] movie. Be you man, woman or child, his fight scenes '''will''' make a man out of you.
* Any {{Swashbuckler}} starring Creator/ErrolFlynn.
* ''Film/TheLongKissGoodnight''. Hell, even Geena Davis [[TookALevelInBadass grows a pair]] halfway through the movie.
* Most war movies, especially ''Film/TheDirtyDozen''.
** Lee Marvin tends to make a movie manly just by showing up.
*** ''Hell in the Pacific''. Lee Marvin AND ToshiroMifune. How the world survived is anyone's guess.
*** ''Delta Force''. Lee Marvin AND [[YourHeadAsplode Chuck Norris!!!]]
**** Any movie that stars Creator/ChuckNorris automatically qualifies for this list, for the simple fact [[MemeticBadass THAT IT CONTAINS CHUCK NORRIS.]]
** Most ''classic'' war movies, that is- those which lean even slightly towards WarIsHell tend to avert this trope. A decent rule of thumb is whether it's in shelved under "Feature Films" or "War" at the video store.
* Many {{Blaxploitation}} movies, e.g... ''Film/{{Shaft}}'', ''Film/SweetSweetbacksBaadasssssSong'', ''Truck Turner''...
** Anything with Creator/PamGrier. Real men ''love'' real women!
*** Which makes her role in ''Film/EscapeFromLA'' a whole lot funnier.
** It says right in the theme song for Film/BlackDynamite that he does kung-fu when he wants to, and has sex when he pleases. What more could a man hope to be?
* The films of Creator/QuentinTarantino. ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'', ''Film/PulpFiction'' and ''Film/ReservoirDogs'' are rated M for manly... ''Film/DeathProof'', ''Film/JackieBrown'' and ''Film/KillBill'' are rated [[ActionGirl W for womanly]]!
** Excessive blood, violence, and swearing? Still pretty manly, even if it's all coming from women...
* Most of Creator/MichaelBay's movies. ''Film/BadBoys'', ''Film/TheRock'', ''Film/{{Transformers}}''...
* Much of Creator/RebBrown's filmography including ''Yor'', ''Film/MercenaryFighters'', ''Film/StrikeCommando'', ''Film/SpaceMutiny'' and ''Film/RoboWar''.
* A lot of Creator/JohnCarpenter's films with Creator/KurtRussell, ''Film/EscapeFromNewYork'', ''Film/EscapeFromLA'', ''Film/BigTroubleInLittleChina'', ''Film/TheThing1982''...
** ''Film/JohnCarpentersVampires'' is so manly, the only women in it are hookers! Creator/FrankMiller would be proud.
** No love for ''Film/TheyLive''? Playing Rowdy Wrestling/RoddyPiper fighting Creator/KeithDavid for well over 5 minutes is likely to cause the TV to sprout biceps and punch the viewer in the face!
* Pretty much anything scored by Music/EnnioMorricone, Music/BasilPoledouris, Music/BrianTyler, Music/HansZimmer, or Music/JerryGoldsmith.
* ''Film/TheWildGeese'', in which Richard Burton, Richard Harris, and Roger Moore are mercenaries.
* Every movie of Creator/JohnWayne, Creator/ClarkGable, James Cagney, Creator/HumphreyBogart and Edward G. Robinson ''ever''.
** Bonus points to Gable for saying [[Awesome/GoneWithTheWind the greatest line in the history of cinema]]: after 10+ years of kissing [[Film/GoneWithTheWind Scarlett's]] ass and getting nothing but attitude, he finally decides to walk out. And when she asks what she's supposed to do now...
-->''[+Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.+]''
* ''Film/TheBluesBrothers'' is about saving an orphanage with the [[ThePowerOfRock power of awesome music]] and outrunning the police in a CoolCar, while wearing SunglassesAtNight. It's the only musical men will watch, even if they deny that it's a musical. ''Music/{{Tommy}}'', ''Music/TheWall'', and ''Film/PaintYourWagon'' (featuring Creator/LeeMarvin and Creator/ClintEastwood) also qualify for the Manly Musical.
%%* ''Film/TheWildBunch''
%%* ''Film/SuperTroopers''.
** ...Mother of god.
%%* ''Film/{{Patton}}''
%%* ''Film/NoCountryForOldMen''
* ''Film/TheRaid'', the entire movie is basically people shooting or beating other people.
* ''Film/{{Zulu}}'', where the [[CoolVersusAwesome manly Zulus take on the manly British Army]] in the manliest war movie ever made.
* ''Film/{{Shooter}}'': The protagonist final solution is to gunning an entire room of bad guys and setting the whole place on fire!
* Pretty much every movie directed by Creator/JohnWoo. Examples include ''Film/HardBoiled'', ''Film/TheKiller'', the ''Film/ABetterTomorrow'' series, ''Film/FaceOff'', ''Film/HardTarget'', ''Film/BrokenArrow1996'', and ''[[Film/MissionImpossible Mission: Impossible II]]''.
* Wolverine from the ''Film/XMen'' films is a cigar-chomping bearded badass who the chicks love. Pure macho!
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Literature]]
* ''Literature/TheCallOfTheWild'' and ''Literature/WhiteFang'': men and canines clawing their way through life in the Arctic.
* ''Literature/TheIliad'', ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', and the rest of the Literature/TrojanCycle.
* The [[Literature/TheBible Hebrew Bible]] has Samson from the ''Literature/BookOfJudges'', who [[ARealManIsAKiller kills Philistines by the hundreds]], and King David (from the ''Literature/BooksOfKings''), who does that plus runs a country, screws the beautiful women in his [[BalancedHarem harem]], and [[WarriorPoet writes poetry]].
** The ''Literature/BookOfJudges'' also contains Ehud, who spouted a testosterone laced on-liner before offing an enemy king with a concealed weapon.
---> ''"I have a message for you from God." *stab*''
* ''Literature/{{Beowulf}}'' has a celebration of over-the-top heroes, and their many epic deeds. The hero takes on Grendel ''naked'', and kicks the creature with his bare hands.
%%* '''Literature/TheEpicOfGilgamesh'''
* Literature/TheIcelandicSagas and ''Literature/GestaDanorum''.
* The modus operandi of Creator/BaenBooks.
* Literature/BelisariusSeries has so many {{Badass}}s and so much badassery that one can feel the heat from all the manliness warming the covers of the books.
* ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' helped define the Swords-and-Sorcery genre, with it's noble barbarian hero and epic adventures.
** For that matter, anything by "two-gun Bob" Creator/RobertEHoward, ever.
** In a similar mold, Literature/TheElricSaga.
%%* ''Franchise/TheDarkTower''
* Creator/ErnestHemingway was the walking talking embodiment of this trope in his own lifetime. His works play this trope straight, subvert it or both.
%%* ''Literature/FightClub''
* ''Literature/TheThreeMusketeers'' is really an early example of this trope. The main characters' lives apparently consist of entirely of sex, drinking and fighting--the last for a cause if one is available, but one isn't really necessary.
* ''Literature/{{Flashman}}'', in an odd way.
** By extension, Literature/CiaphasCain '''HERO OF THE IMPERIUM!''' of the ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' universe, who was largely inspired by Flashman. He keeps up a Manly-and-BadAss-yet-humble facade to hide the fact that he'd rather be shuffling papers at a nice safe desk instead of going toe-to-toe with Hive Tyrants and Khorne Beserkers (though the skill with which he fights said monstrosities makes it a ''really'' convincing facade).
%%* ''Literature/{{Lankhmar}}''
* Louis L'amour, or more specifically, any of the hundred-odd Western books he wrote, which have largely been responsible for half the scripts of the Western genre of filmmaking.
%%* ''Literature/MobyDick''
* Creator/RudyardKipling, Robert Service, Henry Rider Haggard and several other Victorian authors.
* ''[[Literature/AsianSaga Shogun]]''
%%* ''Literature/SnowCrash''
* There exists an entire subgenre of pulp fiction known as men's adventure.
** As illustrated in these magazines: [[http://artofmanliness.com/2010/05/26/vintage-mens-adventure-magazines/]]
* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', Riding a Zombie T-Rex. Nuff said.
* Literature/TheExecutioner series, featuring the role model for Comicbook/ThePunisher, MackBolan.
* Literature/TheDestroyer series, featuring Remo Williams and Chuin, Master of Sinanju.
* A lot of stuff written by Creator/RogerZelazny.
* The Manly Handbook, by David Everitt & Harold Schechter. Find it on Amazon, you won't be sorry.
* The Big Damn Book of Sheer Manliness, by the Von Hoffman Bros. Also on Amazon.
* ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''
** Let's face it, Middle-Earth is a full-out WorldOfBadass, as made clear in ''Literature/TheSilmarillion''. We've got guys taking on [[OurDemonsAreDifferent Balrogs]], [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Dragons]], [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Werewolves]] and [[GodOfEvil Morgoth]] [[{{Satan}} himself]]!
* ''Literature/JackReacher''
* Okonkwo from ''Literature/ThingsFallApart'' is absolutely obsessed with acting as manly and tough as possible. It ends tragically, as a {{deconstruction}}.
* ''Literature/{{Wereworld}}'' is about as manly a young adult fantasy novel can get with Therianthropes ripping each other apart from chapter 3 onwards
* ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'': If Ancient Greeks have the ''The Iliad'' the Chinese have ''ROTK.'' Set in the Divided Post-Han Dynasty China filled with one man armies who can hold a gateway by themselves alone, strategic geniuses bordering on wizardry, and rulers both righteous and ruthless.
* ''Literature/{{Tarzan}}''. A muscular jungle guy, who fights big apes and crocodiles. 100% manly!
* ''Literature/TreasureIsland''
* Creator/HPLovecraft's ''The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath'', or at least the character, Randolph Carter. He may swoon now and then when things get too deliquescent, but he has an impressive array of manly qualities and exploits. In ''Dream-Quest'', Carter scales mountains, rides Night-Gaunts, allies with the Ghouls, is the cause of several full-scale wars and goes toe-to-toe with [[spoiler: Nyarlathotep, The Crawling Chaos -- and what's more, outwits him!]] In ''The Silver Key'' we learn that he is a veteran of the LegionOfLostSouls and was nearly killed at Neuilly-sur-Seine in the [[WorldWarOne Battle of the Somme]]. Then in ''Through the Gates of the Silver Key'', [[spoiler: he ascends reality, discovers the meaning of life, becomes an alien, then travels millions of light-years back to Earth with nothing but his stash of space-weed to help get him through it.]]
* Many of Creator/WilliamHopeHodgson's stories (including his first published novel, ''The Boats of the Glen Carrig'') feature small groups of men (typically led by a BadAss) who face off against {{Eldritch Abomination}}s, sometimes an entire ZergRush of them; even in the stories where the heroes lose (or die), they sure don't go down without a fight. Hodgson himself was something of a RealLife badass, which tends to make the manliness seem that much more authentic.
* ''Literature/MonsterHunterInternational'' is pretty much ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' Rated M For Manly with GunPorn in the long paragraphs that characterized Tolkien's SceneryPorn
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Captain James T. Kirk]]
** ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'': Sisko, Jadzia, Kira, and [[PunctuatedForEmphasis Any...klingon...Whatsoever]]
* ''Series/{{Justified}}''
* ''Series/TwentyFour''
* ''Series/DeadliestWarrior''
** SpikeTV as a whole. It's the result of taking "Rated M for Manly" and building an entire 24 hour a day TV channel around it, not at first, but now they have distilled their lineup. If it's not howling-in-your-face overdone manliness, if it's not about death or booze or babes you'll never get, it doesn't belong on Spike. Its ChickFlick equivalent is Oxygen, and its nerd equivalent is Creator/{{S|ciFiChannel}}yFy.
*** Spike "manned up" ''Series/UnsolvedMysteries'' when they took it over, cutting existing segments to fit five into an hour for a "faster, more modern" look and creating "more male-oriented stories." The show's distinctive spine-chilling feel was lost, according to fan discussions.
* ''Series/MarriedWithChildren''
* With [[HotBlooded Hot Blood]], hot girls, and football, there's no other way to describe ''Series/KamenRiderFourze''.
* ''Series/NinjaWarrior'' (Essentially ''Series/AmericanGladiators'' [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on crack]].)
** For that matter, ''Series/AmericanGladiators'' itself. The third co-host of the show was Larry Csonka, the manliest man to ever play fullback, and the events that include wrestling, an urban assault course, beating each other with sticks, a game called Powerball that was the deadliest version of Red Rover ever, and finally, The Eliminator.
* ''Series/TheProfessionals''
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''
** Dean Winchester.
** John Winchester. He is Dean's role model, after all.
** Bobby Singer.
** Sure Sam Winchester seems like the sensitive one at first, until he starts ripping off vampire heads with barbed wire. Especially whenever his brother's life is threatened.
** Don't underestimate badass nerdy angels.
* ''Series/SonsOfAnarchy'': Harleys? Check. Guns? Check. Brotherhood? Check. GoodOldFisticuffs? Check. Violence and Bloodshed? Check. Booze? Check. Willing and available women? Check. Gratuitous occasional nudity? Check.
* ''Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand'', where even the [[ManlyGay gays]] can [[HighPressureBlood eviscerate]] [[{{Mooks}} Roman soldiers]] [[BadassGay with ease]]. It ''is'' a show about a GladiatorRevolt [[WorldOfBadass after all]]. [[ActionGirl "Femininity"]] is defined as having a slightly lower kill count than the male characters and the male heroes often have their girlfriends (or boyfriend) by their sides as their [[BattleCouple partner in battle]]. Despite being a drama, hovers right at the border of TestosteronePoisoning. Especially given the abundance of [[ShamelessFanserviceGirl lusty women baring it all]] and some of the [[CoitusEnsues almost comically choreographed sex scenes]].
* ''Series/TheSopranos'' - sex, drugs, violence, male bonding, fatherhood, and diatribes about the emasculated state of contemporary Western society abound. Frequently subverts itself, though, by reminding viewers that most of the "manly men" in question are in fact morally bankrupt human beings whose inability to express themselves in any way other than aggression makes both them and their families miserable.
* The UsefulNotes/{{U|ltimateFightingChampionship}}FC. That's all that needs to be said.
* ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''. Let's cut to the chase: it's a television show featuring {{CHUCK NORRIS}}. Hell, he sings the intro. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW1tIpE95kc Just listening to it is enough to make every woman within 5000 miles pregnant.]] [[SerialEscalation With triplets. And all of them will have beards.]]
* [[Series/ParksAndRecreation Ron Swanson.]] As the man himself said: "Every three weeks, I have to sand down my toenails. They're too strong for clippers."
* 'Series/MadMen'' - what man doesn't want to be Don Draper?
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Wrecking_Balls Human Wrecking Balls]] is a show about enormous men that break everything they can WITH THEIR BARE HANDS!
* ''Series/StargateSG1'': How Colonel Jack O’Neill has not been mentioned yet is beyond me. Teal'c also deserves to be on this list. Lieutenant Colonel John Shepherd and Ronon Dex of ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' do too.
* Due to [[RealLifeWritesthePlot various]] [[NetworkDecay reasons]], Creator/TheHistoryChannel nowadays broadcasts a number of shows which make use of this trope in varying degrees. Just to list the examples which have a page on this very wiki: ''Series/AmericanRestoration'', ''Series/AxMen'', ''Series/{{Conquest}}'', ''{{Dogfights}}'', ''Series/FullMetalJousting'', ''IceRoadTruckers'', ''Series/PawnStars'', anything starring Creator/RLeeErmey, ''Series/SwampPeople'', ''Series/{{Top Gear|US}}'', ''Series/TopShot'', and of course the most JustForFun/{{egregious}} example, ''Series/{{Vikings}}''.
* Creator/TheBBC show ''Man Lab'' is part building cool and useful things, and part building really cool and really stupid things, and occasionally deals with all kinds of other manly skills as well.
* The first season of ''Series/{{JAG}}'' (on Creator/{{NBC}}) was essentially an ActionSeries, where the protagonist just happened to be lawyer, marketed and made according to this trope. When the show moved to Creator/{{CBS}}, it was retooled to include more legal drama and soap opera elements, partially to appeal more to female audiences.
* Subverted with ''Series/HawaiiFive0'', especially in the case of team leader Steve [=McGarrett=]. He is a reserve Navy SEAL (Lt. Commander) and active CowboyCop who will happily open a locked door using a grenade, ride a motorcycle up a staircase and otherwise behave like a {{Badass}}. The rest of the team are no slouches either, and most of the significant women on the show are ActionGirl[=s=]. However, the guys are pretty much EmotionalBruiser[=s=], there is lots of ManHug[=ging=] and it's up to viewer interpretation whether Steve and Danny are HeterosexualLifePartners or [[ArmouredClosetGay secretly gay]] [[HoYay for each other]].
* Also subverted with ''Series/TheRockfordFiles'' and ''Series/MagnumPI'', which satirize the image of the two-fisted Manly Man private investigator.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Mythology]]
* Generally found in many a [[TheEpic Heroic Epic]].
** ''Literature/{{Ramayana}}'' is a lot of things, ranging from morality tales to story TrueCompanions-hood. But ultimately, it's about the quest of [[{{Badass}} a man of strength]] to get his woman back from a big hulking monster.
* [[ClassicalMythology Hercules]]: Possibly the TropeCodifier. Achilles is another standout example.
* NorseMythology extols heroism, courage, loyalty, perseverance, sacrifice and more heroism. Contains lots of stories about slaying giants and assorted monsters. [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt Ragnarok]] is basically one big UltimateShowdownOfUltimateDestiny involving the whole pantheon, and everyone on Earth, except a pair of humans {{Badass}} enough to survive and rebuild the human race, ends up dying.
* Rustam is a mighty hero in (pre-Islamic) Persian Mythology (told of in the ''Literature/{{Shahnameh}}''), complete with his own version of legendary Labours. He fought dragons, demons, and eventually, [[SerialEscalation a sorcerous demon king]].
* {{Zoroastrianism}} had a SpinOff called Mithraism named for Mithras the sun god that got popular in the RomanEmpire as a religion for soldiers.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Music]]
* HeavyMetal in general (and its subgenres) usually falls into this. Although there are many different subgenres, the music is usually much more ''intense'' than your average pop song from the radio (it may be quick, slow and dense, overly complex, louder, etc; or several things at once; and the singers almost always shout). Common heavy metal lyrics are about power, death, destruction, war, darkness, forbidden things, despair, glory, swords, strength, etc. And a love song here and there, but probably not a love song that you would make your girlfriend hear...
* Music/{{ACDC}}
** Particularly Bon Scott; womanising, drinking and non-stop carousing make him something of a rock and roll archetype. Manliness to aspire to. They even have a song called [[DoubleEntendre Big Balls!]]
*** Slightly averted in that last case, as Big Balls is more of an [[OverlyLongGag extended]] {{pun}} than a celebration of Scott's manhood.
* While not all of Music/{{Aerosmith}}'s work fits, every song that ranks high on the MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness is manly - double if [[IntercourseWithYou sex]] is involved.
* Music/{{Alestorm}}, Scottish pirate metal, with epic songs about drinking, piracy, revenge, privateering, giant goddamn monster, plundering, and keelhauling landlubbers.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DHHv5OuEzY Airbourne]]
* Music/AliceCooper
* All That Remains: Perhaps the only Metalcore band that deserves mention, as nearly all of their songs feature manly imagery such as courage and fiery passion
* Music/AmonAmarth: Vikings, Valhalla and music videos containing epic battles. Johan's BadassBeard and the fact that [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mClSA1LZPIs they can brew mead]] helps too.
* Music/BeastieBoys
* Creator/LudwigVanBeethoven, for a more classical take on manliness.
* Music/BlackFlag
* Music/BlackSabbath
* Music/BlindGuardian. Having one of their songs as the theme for ''[[DarthWiki/RobotUnicornAttack Robot Unicorn Attack: Heavy Metal Edition]]'' certainly helps.
* Music/BonJovi
* Carnivore, the gloriously offensive crossover thrash band featuring hulking frontman Peter Steele, later of {{Type O Negative}}. The band would take the stage dressed like post-apocalyptic {{Mad Max}} barbarians, and their lyrical matter can be summed up in this excerpt from "Male Supremacy" (yes, really): ''"Between my legs I've got what it takes to be called a man/Fighting, feasting, fucking all I can!"''
** "Sex and Violence", the final song on their last album, features a frothing Steele roaring ''"If you can't eat it or fuck it, then kill it!"''
* Music/{{Crowbar}}
* Music/{{Debauchery}}
* Music/DefLeppard
* Indie musician Demetori turns VideoGame/{{Touhou}} soundtracks, a series (in)famous for its ImprobablyFemaleCast, into PURE MANLINESS!!! [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opbWMPM-2Ds this is maybe the manliest guitar solo ever]].
* Music/{{Disturbed}}
* Music/TheDoors
* DeathMetal. Because nothing says MANLY like distorted guitars, growling, and usually {{Gorn}} laiden lyrics. Not to mention it's a SpinOff of ''ThrashMetal''
* Faces
* Music/FiveFingerDeathPunch borderlines on being a parody of this.
* Music/FrankSinatra, [[GrowingTheBeard at least certainly by]] TheFifties. TheRatPack in general counts.
* Music/{{Godsmack}}
* Gown, despite having a distinctly unmanly name, produce [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cohbt9nr0BM the manliest song ever]].
* Music/GunsNRoses
** Velvet Revolver
* [[Music/TheStooges The Stooges[=/=]Iggy Pop]]
* Music/{{Hammerfall}}
* Music/IronMaiden
* Music/IronSavior
* Music/JamProject: Need proof? Listen to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls7oOxUBbYQ&feature=related this epic cover]] of Omoide wa Okkusenman!
* Music/JimiHendrix
* Jindou, specifically their song [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IWg-mmO_6Q Wild Challenger]] used for the first ''Manga/BoboboboBobobo'' opening, about how awesome it is to be a macho man.
* Music/JohnnyCash
* Jón Leifs
** ''Hekla'' has the distinction of being the [[http://www.classicalcdreview.com/leifs.htm manliest piece of music]] ever written: ''Nineteen percussion players are needed. "Percussion" instruments required are "rocks with a musical quality," steel ship's chains, anvils, sirens, church bells, shotguns and cannons''
*** That must mean the 1812 Overture qualifies as well.
* Music/{{Knorkator}}'s ''Der Ultimative Mann'' (the ultimate man) tells women why they don't really want Mr Nice Guys.
--> ''"Hot blooded, bold, and handsome. Fast and athletic, determined and couragous. With a body like steel, and eyes like fire. I am what you want: The ultimate man!"''
* Music/JudasPriest
* Music/{{KISS}}
* Music/LambOfGod
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Kv-MMZvYUY Lazarus A.D.]]
* Music/LedZeppelin, SO MUCH.
* Lost Horizon [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EfhAFA2yFE WOAH-OH-OH-AH-AH-AH-AAAAAAAAAAAA-HA-AAAAH-AAAH-AAAH]].
** Although the WOAH-OH-OH-AH-AH-AH-AAAAAAAAAAAA-HA-AAAAH-AAAH-AAAH part is definitely manly, the rest of the song ("Highlander: The One" by Lost Horizon) qualifies as well. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OffF0e2h4TU It must be heard to appreciate the manliness.]]
* Music/{{Manowar}}, so much so that this trope might as well be called Rated M for Manowar.
* Music/{{Meatloaf}}
* Music/{{Megadeth}}
* Music/{{Metallica}}: Downplayed compared to other metal bands but still present some of the time ("Damage, Inc.", "2 x 4", most of ''Kill'em All'', etc.).
* Music/{{Motorhead}}
* Music/{{NWA}}: Fuck Tha Police!
* A very descriptive song on the trope comes from the film ''{{Orgazmo}}''. Listen to it [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiXaT_1I-vw here]]. It's hilarious, but also a great example of this trope!
* Music/{{Pantera}}
** Hellyeah!
* Pentagram (for ''[[RockMeAsmodeus evil]]'' men!)
* Music/PublicEnemy: Fight The Power!
* Music/{{Queen}} -- for when Manly bends backwards and crosses into ManlyGay.
* Music/{{Rammstein}}
* Music/RobZombie
* Music/TheRollingStones
* The late, great Music/RonnieJamesDio.
* Music/RunningWild: Pirates, blazing fast riffs and no weepy ballads.
* Music/{{Sabaton}}
* Saxon
* Music/SexPistols (for those angry young men who love nothing more than to shock and piss off TheMan).
* Music/SkidRow
* Music/{{Slayer}}: Oh so much. Their songs are about everything from Satan to war to senseless violence and destruction.
* Music/SocialDistortion
* Music/SteelyDan (most of the time in a barfly kinda way)
* Music/SusumuHirasawa Forces, Forces 2, Sign, Sign 2, Indra, Aria, pretty much everything he made for ''{{Berserk}}'' and some other masterpieces.
* Music/TenaciousD: (from [[Wiki/{{Wikipedia}} The Other Wiki]]) "[Jack] Black characterizes Tenacious D's comic nature as an antidote to "the masculinity of rock", adding "There's also something funny about the macho-ness of rock. Like the bands that are the fucking hardest rocking are like, 'We'll fucking kick your ass, dude-with our rock.'"
** ''"He asked us, 'Be you angels?' and we said, 'Nay, we are but men! ROCK!'"''
* Music/PeterTosh: Self-proclaimed "The Toughest" and "Steppin' Razor", he's considered the hard man of reggae. He made it his lifetime goal to challenge authority figures and to encourage others to do the same. His marijuana consumption was legendary and he survived many police beatings. Also, he didn't really do love songs - he has a small handful across his whole career. He would also swear frequently, creating his own words like "shitstem".
* Music/VanHalen- Mostly the Music/DavidLeeRoth era, but Sammy Hagar still provides plenty of manliness beside many a PowerBallad.
* The Warrior Project is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unhNOEpQSJQ fond of these]].
* Music/TheWho
* Greece's 2010 Eurovision entry ''Opa'' is VERY much this trope.
* Music/{{WASP}}
* Music/ZZTop
* ThrashMetal. Fast drumming, heavy, brutally melodic riffing, and harshly chanted vocals. Nothing says manly like that. Not to mention its pure old-school vibe!
** It's derivative, GrooveMetal, also has a tendency for displays of testosterone.
** HairMetal, despite being thrash's enemy, had similar tendencies. Most lyrics talked of a hedonistic lifestyle of danger, excess and sleeping with tonnes of groupies, all backed by anthemic riffs that encourage a good time. There's a good reason some derisively refer to it as "cock rock."
* Music/{{Survivor}}'s ''Eye of the Tiger'', from ''[[Franchise/{{Rocky}} Rocky III]]''.
* Music/DemonHunter, a ChristianRock example.
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[[folder:Other]]
* All the shirts from [[http://www.wickedjester.com/ Wicked Jester]]
* While the [[http://www.birkoph.com/Wolf_tshirt.htm "Awesome" wolf shirt]] might seem manly, this is actually a common misconception. TRUE manliness would be demonstrated by either going shirtless, or wearing the skin of an actual wolf.
* Creator/AdamBaldwin in general.
* ToshiroMifune
* Film/TheThreeStooges. If only because no woman likes them!
* Creator/CheechAndChong
* Creator/SeanConnery. 'Nuff said.
* Creator/SamuelLJackson!
* Creator/PatrickStewart
* Most artwork by Creator/FrankFrazetta
* UsefulNotes/VladimirPutin has based most of his public persona on this perception.
* Creator/BruceCampbell
* TheodoreRoosevelt was seen by many in his own time as a god among men!
* Creator/ErnestHemingway.
* UsefulNotes/MixedMartialArts is like wrestling mixed with the ability to just flatly beat down your opponent instead of simply making them tap.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Pinball]]
* Just about all of Creator/SteveRitchie's pinball games fall under this. He even said on the promo video for ''The Getaway: High Speed II'': "I don't do cute."
** ''Pinball/HighSpeed'': How else can you describe a game centered on a high-speed police chase in an exotic car with a sexy blonde in the passenger seat?
*** Taken UpToEleven with ''Pinball/TheGetawayHighSpeed2'', which adds a Supercharger, helicopters, and explosions to the mix.
** ''Pinball/F14Tomcat'' features fighter jets, an evil [[GloriousMotherRussia Russian]] {{General|Ripper}}, his elite squadron, and [[StuffBlowingUp lots and lots of explosions.]]
** ''Pinball/Terminator2JudgmentDay'', of course, with steel, chrome, and killer robots everywhere.
*** Every inch of ''Pinball/Terminator3RiseOfTheMachines'' lives and breathes this trope -- the playfield's predominantly red color scheme is broken up by the stainless steel ramps and chrome pipes everywhere, while the red-tinged backglass is only interrupted by the merciless Terminators glaring at you.
** And then there's ''[[Pinball/NoFearDangerousSports No Fear: Dangerous Sports]]'', which is one big ExtremeSportExcusePlot game.
* ''Pinball/{{Hercules}}'', which plays BarbarianHero tropes to the hilt.
* Atari's ''Pinball/MiddleEarth'' has muscular men running around shirtless on a LostWorld, battling TyrannosaurusRex, [[KillerGorilla giant apes,]] and {{Kaiju}} with nothing but {{Laser Sword}}s and {{Ray Gun}}s.
* ''Pinball/{{Paragon}}'' has shirtless {{Barbarian Hero}}es, [[DamselInDistress Distressed Damsels]], and {{Hybrid Monster}}s [[EverythingTryingToKillYou trying to kill you]] everywhere.
* The tables in 3D Realms' ''VideoGame/BallsOfSteel'' wholeheartedly embrace this trope:
-->"No lame circus, zoo, or cutesy themes here! We're talking blood and gore, with animated creatures getting splattered by your ball and laser cannons dishing out hardcore destruction."
* ''Pinball/LethalWeapon3'' qualifies, being full of explosions, car chases, gunfights, and people exploding into LudicrousGibs.
* [[Creator/{{Kaze}} [=KAZe=]'s]] ''VideoGame/LastGladiators'' has four tables dealing with warfare, knights, gladiatorial combat, and the Apocalypse, all to the accompaniment of over 80 hard rock theme tunes.
* ''Pinball/MacAttack'' has a [[HeroesRUs team of commandos]] equipped with {{Jet Pack}}s, a rocket-powered tank, and an Attack Base bristling with various large-bore cannons.
* In ''[[Pinball/OperationThunder Operation: Thunder]],'' the player leads a squadron of [[CoolPlane F-15 Strike Eagles and Stealth Fighters]] in an aerial assault against the enemy, blowing up large chunks of mountainous terrain along the way.
* Creator/SegaPinball's ''Pinball/StarshipTroopers'' features a never-ending BugWar against BigCreepyCrawlies, where the only option is to NukeEm and KillEmAll.
* Creator/{{Gottlieb}}'s ''Pinball/{{Raven}}'' was intended to be this, with a OneWomanArmy fighting a horde of {{Mooks}} in a southeast Asian jungle. The actual execution [[{{Narm}} left something to be desired.]]
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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* Specific examples aren't ''exactly'' needed here since a staple of pro wrestling stereotypes in the general populous are muscular dudes wearing nothing but trunks hitting each other with chairs or raving about how awesome they are/you're about to get your ass beat at the next big show. It's obvious it was meant to be something of a showcase of manliness from the get-go. However, if you need some standouts...
** Macho MAN Wrestling/RandySavage. Nothing else needs to be said other than '''OOOOOOOOOH YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!''
** If any of you guys think Wrestling/StoneColdSteveAustin should have a place in this trope, GIMME A HELL YEAH!!
*** HELL YEAH!!!!!!
** IF YA, SMEEELLLLAAALA!!!! WHAT [[Wrestling/DwayneJohnson THE ROCK]]... IS COOKIN'!!!
** Wrestling/WilliamRegal's original WWE entrance music (when known as Steven Regal) was "HE'S A MAAAAAAN, SUCH A MAAAAAAN, HE'S A REAL, A REAL MAN'S MAN" while he would do manly things like mixing concrete, chopping wood and squeezing his own orange juice.
** Who's next on the list!? Wrestling/{{Goldberg}}, YOU'RE NEXT!
** '''[[Wrestling/BruiserBrody BRUISER F'N BRODY]]''' and '''[[Wrestling/StanHansen STAN F'N HANSEN]]''' '''[[CatchPhrase "HUSS HUSS HUSS!"]]'''' ''''[[CatchPhrase "HEWWWWWWW!!!!"]]''''
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Sports]]
* Until the twentieth century, sports in general were seen as this. Women rarely played them, and those who did were often looked down on. This gradually changed, however, once movements such as Second Wave Feminism took off and the culture began heavily emphasizing the importance of being physically active. Today, it's very common for women to both play and watch sports. Thus, they're now seen by most people as being for the whole family rather than just for the men. There has been some opposition to this. Professional football is currently fighting to maintain this image, as the NFL has recently become very popular with women, which has led many to worry about the sport becoming too "feminized." UsefulNotes/IceHockey, meanwhile, still maintains this stigma (although it does have quite a few female fans). However, other sports (such as baseball and basketball) have mostly shed this image. While soccer has, in many respects, become more popular with women than with men due to its comparably non-violent nature (then again, [[AmericansHateTingle outside North America]] it's considered a manly sport).
* The OlympicGames of AncientGreece were male-only, with women having their own separate gathering (the Heraean Games). Athletes competed in the nude and women were not allowed to participate or be spectators (the penalty for "respectable" women witnessing the games was death). Some of the fighting sports were often quite brutal. Boxing in particular could end in the death of one of the fighters, although dying this way was considered very honorable.
** Also, if you died in a boxing match ''you won'': victory came only by forcing the opponent to submit, and if he was dead he couldn't submit.
* UsefulNotes/EvelKnievel, famed American daredevil of TheSeventies. The man made ''seventy-five'' [[RampJump ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps]] in his career, and is listed in the ''Literature/GuinnessWorldRecords'' for "most bones broken in a lifetime" (433, to be exact).
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[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'' may not be as over-the-top as it's erstwhile sci-fi spinoff, but it's no slouch in the manliness department.
** In normal HighFantasy settings, the [[OurElvesAreBetter elves]] are somewhat effeminate, the humans resemble real-life humans, and the dwarves are manly. In ''Warhammer'', the elves are manly, the humans are beyond manly, and the dwarves [[UpToEleven make Chuck Norris look like a milk-drinking wimp]].
*** The Warriors of Chaos make them all look like dickless pansies. They're an incredibly muscular, bearded, daemon-worshiping, OneManArmy [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Viking warrior race]] who thrive in the most inhospitable areas of the Old World, and who are clad in spiky, skull-studded Conan gear. And their best fighter tend to be eight foot tall Norse demigods clad in really,''really'' intimidating plate armour (with skulls and spikes everywhere), wielding weapons most men struggle to lift and who are able to [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu wrestle Bloodthirsters to the ground.]]
** The humans in ''Warhammer'' fight many of the same gargantuan demonic monstrosities as the humans of ''Warhammer 40,000'', but instead of artillery and lasers they've got steel breastplates, matchlock muskets, and swords. [[RockBeatsLaser They still win.]]
* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' is the manliest tabletop game, no, manliest '''''THING''''' in existence. From its fluff to the posing of its models, everything about 40K drips pure, unbridled, unfiltered, grimdark MANLINESS! Some examples include:
** A demi-god revives a walking war engine the size of the Empire State Building simply by touching it and saying "BE HEALED, MACHINE SPIRIT!"
** A crazed, speed-obsessed Ork ramps his kustom bike off a cliff and slams through 12 Void Shields to enter the nuclear core of a walking war engine the size of a building and kills the entire crew while he's still on fire from breaking the shields. The burning skulls of the engine's drivers are now mounted on that Ork's bike.
** Ordinary men with flak jackets, laser guns, and [[BadassArmy standard issue balls of steel]], battling metal zombies, gigantic all-devouring bug monsters, super-advanced aliens, ancient manipulators who have had thousands of years to perfect their methods of war, hulking psychotic genetically engineered warriors that live only to fight, and mindblowing horrors from beyond space and time...and sometimes managing to ''win''. The fact that they've got some amazing [[http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Baneblade tanks]] and [[http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Ibram_Gaunt truly]] [[http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Sebastian_Yarrick badass]] [[http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Macharius_(Character) leaders]] helps.
** Newborn infant travels through a NegativeSpaceWedgie unharmed, crash-lands on an icy hellhole and subsequently gets RaisedByWolves. Eventually he beats the most powerful human in existence in a drinking contest and then gets to lead an army of [[SpaceRomans space Vikings]] across the galaxy. Face it, Leman Russ is the pure distilled essence of manliness.
** The Orks and Space Wolves are basically entire factions of Manliness. To wit:
*** The Orks were inspired from Highschool Football hooligans while every other faction had it's roots in real-life armies (one of which is the spartans). They only care about Fighting (shooting and smashing faces), Food and Fast Cars, and their form of promotion is beating the crap out of the boss. They've also managed to fire guns which had no triggers or bullets, made the color red into instant speed potions, and invented space travel using a junk pile.
*** The Space Wolves are all Drunken {{Boisterous Bruiser}}s. They are the only faction to be considered "good" in the setting, mainly because their leader holds a Daemon Axe, and still managed to intimidate the Inquisition from hurting innocents through brute force. They also ride wolves into battle, wolves the size of cars, and one of their more notable members managed to get laid 12 times within one night. Everyone has a badass beard and prior to the Grey Knight retconn they were the only non-chaos faction to survive in the warp without turning evil.
*** Ah, but what are these two compared to Khorne and his followers? He's a god of war, rage, strength, martial honour, battle and single combat, and is depicted as an impossibly muscular warrior with a horned, wolf's head sitting atop a massive throne of skulls floating in an endless sea of blood and his plane of existence is basically a site of never ending conflict. And his worshipers are giant, axe brandishing, war loving Blood Knights who also tend to be the best melee combatants in the setting.
** If ever there was a game that was made of pure 100% mansauce, Warhammer would be that game!
** God himself could not sink this game!
*** Correction: The only possible way God himself could sink this game would be by destroying the entire planet Earth by blasting it down to it's component atoms, then hurling said atoms into the sun, then throwing the atom filled sun into a black hole. Then probably throwing that black hole into another black hole. But that would be cheating. And it still probably wouldn't work. [[ThisIsForEmphasisBitch Bitch]].
** A third-person shooter of the universe is being created, starring the {{Space Marine}}s (Titled SpaceMarine too, actually). The manliness of the game has already shown with footage of the PlayerCharacter jumping off the air transport he's on effortlessly when it was hit and losing altitude.
** The Sisters of Battle. There is an entire army of nuns who go around armed with flamethrowers, chainsaw-swords and guns that fire explosive rounds the size of a human fist, and wear PoweredArmor. They're also {{Large Ham}}s who [[RealMenLoveJesus sing praises to the God-Emperor]] as they cut their enemies apart. Oh, and they're most assuredly not pretty little girls, either: the standard Sister is fearless, fanatically devoted, tough-as-nails, and their bodies are covered in scars earned from their TrainingFromHell, and the veterans are ''even more'' harsh and grizzled. In short, the women of the ''Warhammer 40000'' universe are ''manlier than most men in other sci-fi universes''.
*** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrS-r_b8dmI And more gameplay footage has shown]], among other things, cutting Orks in half with chainswords, shooting Orks in da face with bolters, [[CrazyAwesome shooting Orks tied to missiles who are shooting at you out of the sky,]] and stomping a downed Ork's skull in with your mighty power armored boot. [[UpToEleven This game is so manly, your balls will grow balls]].
** [[OurElvesAreBetter Elf]] is a byword for girly sissy in most settings, and yet the Eldar manage to be manly as all hell. Bows and knives? No. They use shuriken launchers, razor floss guns and {{BFS}}'s. God of nature? No. Most of their gods are dead except for Kaela Mensha Khaine, an utter psycho who takes the form of a statue made of molten lava and has a right hand perpetually dripping with gore; said avatar requires a living sacrifice to awaken, and drives every Eldar who sees it into a bloodthirsty kill-frenzy. Rangers? Yes, they have those, but they're not perky forest guardians, they're grizzled wilderness survivalists with the hyper-advanced equivalent of a Barrett .50 calibre. Kindly everqueen? No. They're led by ruthless [[TheChessmaster chessmasters]] who can flip tanks like beer-mats with their psychic powers. Dying out? Yes, because they single-handedly created a demon god through their own crazy depravity. Squeaky voices? No. BadassBaritone [[PowerEchoes with a metallic reverb]]. Prancing around a hidden forest home? No. They're flying around in spaceships the size of small moons, badly outnumbered and bitterly fighting for survival against an entire galaxy while they decide whether or not to try and reclaim the galaxy or commit racial suicide to bring a ridiculously powerful god of death into being; they're the galactic equivalent of a man dangling over a cliff with one hand, and instead of using the other hand to pull himself up, he's using it to give the finger to all the stupid savages who are watching him hang. {{Elfeminate}}? Shut up.
* ''[[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms WARMACHINE]]''. Here is a quote:
-->''This is a game about aggression. This is the game of metal on metal combat. This is fuel injected power hopped up on steroids. This is WARMACHINE - the battle game that kicks so much ass we have to use all capital letters.''
---> How dare you forget the motto which was printed in every book of this game its companion Hordes for the entire first edition. "Play like you've got a pair".
---->Until the final book of the first editon, Legends, came out with "You have earned your pair".
* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'': Your predecessors kicked the ass of god-monster creators of the world itself. Now they are returning with an army of death and legions of demons, and it's your job to kick their ass ''again''. The only thing right is what you declare as right yourself, you're beholden to no one, so get your swords/guns/big-badaboom-spells and start racking up the kills.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'': This is a game about {{Cool Starship}}s, TechnologyPorn, SettlingTheFrontier, {{Intrepid Merchant}}s, {{Bold Explorer}}s, {{Badass Arm|y}}ies, {{Proud Warrior Race|Guy}}s and not uncommonly StuffBlowingUp.
* ''TabletopGame/{{In Nomine}}'': Probably best summed up by a quote from its discussion list, in which GM Neel Krishnaswami describes the problem of getting [=PCs=] to properly fear the Devil Himself: "IN amplifies this effect, too. Take a standard starting PC. Straight off at bat he (or she) can kick butt, take names, and chew bubblegum -- all at the same time. And after they're done icing the bad guys, they can stiffen the spines of the meek, bring hope to those on the brink, and win the hearts of all the cute chicks (and cute guys, too) -- all because they're *angels*, on a *divine mission from God Himself*. And just for icing on the cake, for pure overkill of cool, he (or she) has got Ray-bans, a flaming sword, and a fast motorcycle. Now, do you seriously expect this PC to freeze up and kiss a$$ just because the Prince of Darkness has shown up?"
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''VideoGame/AnarchyReigns''
* ''VideoGame/AsurasWrath'' is quickly becoming manliness embodied. The main character has as much raw rage as Kratos, if not more, and takes on demons, gods, demigods, and anything else that gets in his way with pure manliness and rage to keep him going. At one point he fights an enemy that is larger than the planet, gets into a punching contest with the enemy's finger that's so intense that he breaks his arms off, then kills the guy with one final punch. And this is just an early boss fight. The following boss fights are even crazier. The best part? Asura's reaction to being faced with an opponent the size of the planet and tries to crush him with a finger the size of a mountain? BringIt. Oh, and the next few levels, Asura fights enemies with just his feet, head, and rage, since he destroyed his arms taking out the last boss. But Asura doesn't care, that's more than enough. Asura only has five weapons: his fists, feet, head, his rage, and his planet sized cahones. In a bit of irony, the game itself is rated T and C in America and Japan respectively, though it is rated M and Pegi 18 in Australia and Europe.
* ''VideoGame/BadDudes'': Are you a bad enough dude to play this game? {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d [[http://www.i-mockery.com/pixelpals/default.php?issue=11 here]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands}}'' [[http://xbox360.ign.com/dor/objects/957206/borderlands/videos/borderlands_spc_realgamer.html is for Real Gamers.]] It's also a bit of a FunnyAneurysmMoment, given Gearbox's community management strategy.
* ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'': Lu Bu, Guan Yu, and Zhang Fei best exemplify this trope. Deng Ai as well.
* ''VideoGame/BrutalLegend''. [[http://www.esrb.org/ratings/synopsis.jsp?Certificate=27541 This]] is the best descriptor that the game could have possibly received!
* Another Creator/DoubleFine work, ''[[VideoGame/IronBrigade Trenched]]'', actually uses the magazine at the top of this [[http://bitmob.com/articles/the-manly-mans-mens-magazines-of-double-fines-trenched-for-men page as source material.]]
* ''VideoGame/ChoAniki'', though depending on who you ask it may be the [[MachoCamp wrong kind of manly]].
** On that note, ''VideoGame/MuscleMarch''.
* ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'': You get to shoot scores of mooks and blow shit up. And on top of that, you play as beefed-up Navy [=SEALs=] and one leatherneck in fricking Afghanistan! Am I missing anything?
* ''VideoGame/{{Contra}}''
** This LetsPlay takes it to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8sElnS1rfQ extreme levels!]]
** [[http://www.mopo.ca/uploaded_images/contra4-737891.jpg Playing Contra 4 on hard will make you a man.]]
** Even the [[http://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/original/0/7465/877624-941461_91532_front.jpg box art]] is manly!
** ''VideoGame/HardCorpsUprising''.
* ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry''
* ''VideoGame/DeadSpace'': One man, alone, armed only with power tools, takes on a ship full of space zombies. And his most powerful weapon is his almighty boot.
** In the future, the engineers are more badass than an entire warship full of armed soldiers.
** In the future, flamethrowers are considered power tools. Possibly because, as weapons, [[VideoGameFlamethrowersSuck they suck]].
** ''VideoGame/DeadSpace2'' delivers even ''more'' Boot-on-Necromorph action.
* ''VideoGame/{{Doom}}''
* ''VideoGame/DoubleDragon''
* ''VideoGame/BlazBlue''. Bang Shishigami. 'Nuff said.
** In fact, about 2/3 of the cast in this game is either manly overload, or hot damn chicks.
*** The other 1/3 consists of TokenMiniMoe, EldritchAbomination... and, depending on who you ask, the DarkSkinnedBlond GenkiGirl {{Cloudcuckoolander}} catgirl with a ([[TheFaceless lack of]]) face made of pure scary falls either here or in the previous 2/3s, so take from that what you will.
** Except Jin. Who falls mostly into AmbiguouslyGay SissyVillain territory, especially around Ragna. [[spoiler:Ironic considering that he becomes Hakumen, part of the above 2/3]]. And even Jin becomes an insanely badass {{Determinator}} about halfway through the sequel.
* ''VideoGame/DefenseOfTheAncients'': Sven the Rogueknight, who is here to '''PUMP YOU UP''' (or '''GETS PUMPED UP''' himself). As a muscular knight, his strategy revolves in being manly as hell and build himself up so he can rush to the battlefield without fear and then wreak havoc with just self-buffs that cause massive splash damage. And a giant fist-formed RocketPunch for area stun.
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'': Try and pretend the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SuJ5T9sfAA trailers]] ''aren't'' fueled by this trope. Whether your character is a man or a woman, the 100% badass is mandatory.
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' is slightly less over-the-top about it, but is arguably even more [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlACgYHtWCI awesome]].
** The Qunari as a whole are incredibly manly, standing over 7 feet tall and going anywhere bare chested, with red warpaint and a permanent scowl on their faces. Entering their camp is like walking into a gym and a biker bar at the same time.
* ''VideoGame/DukeNukem'' is quite literally the embodiment of all that is badass.
** As evidenced by [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkB43FHalAo this kickass fan movie ]]
** ''VideoGame/DukeNukemForever'', the game that has required 12 long years to gather the required amount of manliness necessary to do this character justice.
* ''VideoGame/FZero''; this game not only brings us [[MemeticBadass Captain Falcon]], but Samurai Goroh, Black Shadow, Super Arrow, and tons of other muscular masked racecar drivers. In a Japanese game with LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters, there is only one {{bishonen}} in the game (Jack Levin) and even he's manlier then most!
** Forget the ''men''! Mrs. Arrow, one of the few women in this sausagefest, outright ''shames'' most of the men in the series. She's easily one of the best racers and is depicted as a confident woman [[AmazonianBeauty with the muscular physique of a female bodybuilder]]. She also happens to [[HenpeckedHusband emasculate her husband]], who is a bona-fide ''{{superhero}}'' and the '''''defender of Earth'''''. In spite of this, she's still eye-candy, has a ''very'' [[ImpossibleHourglassFigure feminine figure]], and is ([[{{Tsundere}} at heart]]) a sweet, caring, nurturing, loving housewife and friend who [[SpoiledSweet grew up]] as an {{Ojou}} with an aptitude for music and [[{{Omniglot}} linguistics]] and a fondness of [[{{Socialite}} high class culture]]. Try wrapping your heads around ''that''.
** Special note goes to Baba, who pretty much ''epitomizes'' MachoCamp ([[MistakenForGay unless he's really just a]] [[CampStraight overly flamboyant]] {{narcissist}}), and even ''he'' could give some guys on this page a run for their money.
* ''VideoGame/{{Gungrave}}''. How about killing alien zombie gangsters with {{hand cannon}}s on each hand and a BFG hanging from your back, or Katana fighting Tanks with a Blind BadassLongcoat wearing DeadpanSnarker (said katanas have pistols on the handles) or Electrocuting said Zombie alien gangsters with an electric guitar wielded by a Rocking Ghost that looks like a Vash The Stampede expy? and that is not counting the Bosses.
* ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' adventure mode is so hilariously manly, it often goes to TestosteronePoisoning levels. Did you just lose your four limbs ? NO PROBLEM! Go, crawl through the landscape and bite your foes to death! No healing for you, unless you are a werebeast!
** You can wrestle bears and win. You can then throw these dead bears at other bears to kill more bears, even '''without limbs'''. Or even dual wield bear corpses and pummel your enemies with it !
** Hell, even fortress mode is pretty manly. Mostly your legendary soldiers, who will become (if they don't die) so BadAss they can go and slaughter {{Eldritch Abomination}}s on their own or entire goblin sieges, but your blacksmiths are generally pretty manly because they don't even need a hammer to work, they just hammer the metal with their fists.
** Dwarves can ride a minecart '''while that minecart is full of lava'''. How's that for manliness ?
** Even your female dwarves can be very manly. Maternity break ? What's that ? They can give birth in the middle of an enemy siege '''and still completely curbstomp the siege''' !
* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'': The whole Internet is [[EvenTheGuysWantHim GAR]] for Archer. Berserker drips manliness as well, but of the more brutal type.
** On the same token, ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}''... [[ImprobablyFemaleCast sorta]]. {{The on|eGuy}}ly [[PosthumousCharacter living]] [[TheOneGuy guys]], other than the BigBad (who is just plain AxCrazy), are so absurdly manly that you'll grow a beard from playing just one route.
** And also Rider of ''LightNovel/FateZero''. There's a reason he was known as the [[UsefulNotes/AlexanderTheGreat King of Conquerers]] in life.
* ''VideoGame/FullThrottle''. Bikers, tattoos, metal, dogs, meat, rednecks, chainsaws, beer, knives, and [[TheLastOfTheseIsNotLikeTheOthers bunnies]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Quake}}'': You jump/fly around the world, [[LudicrousGibs gib]] everything in front of you and you die a lot. Imagine that, at infinite.
* ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar''. "Delta Squad is in your house, bitch! You hear that shit? All you grubby-ass bitches are going down! Like, way down! Dead down! So down you ain't gonna know which way is up! Your asses are gonna be crying to your skank-ass Queen, 'Oh Mommy, don't let the bad man hurt us!' Fuck you! We gonna whoop yo momma's ass! WHOO!"
* ''VideoGame/GodHand''. Everything about God Hand is powered by 100% high-octane, weapons-grade, enriched testosterone, and 50% slapstick comedy. Yes, that is 150% of AWESOME. Therefore, God Hand probably straddles the line between this and ''TestosteronePoisoning''.
* In just the first 10 minutes of ''VideoGame/GodOfWar'', you get to make [[{{Badass}} Kratos]] literally tear people in half, rip the wings off of a harpy, gouge a Hydra head's eyeballs out, and impale another head on ''the mast of a ship''. It only gets better from there...
** In number 2, you start off by fighting the Colossus, a giant animated statue using a man that would bring [[Film/ThreeHundred Leonidas]] to his knees in shame, then just move on from there.
** In three, you start off by fighting the leviathan, the apocalyptic living embodiment of the sea itself, as it is destroying the Titans who are climbing up Mount Olympus to wage war with the gods. Even more epic than it sounds. And then it's god slaughtering time.
** The handheld version sets you off against a Cyclops as your first big boss. Well, that's understandable, smaller platforms gonna mean WHAT THE FUCK SOMETHING JUST ATE THE DAMN CYCLOPS!
*** (''cough'')[[GettingCrapPastTheRadar Threesome mini-game]](''cough'')
* ''VideoGame/GoldenAxe''
* The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRMUYpH7bQk live-action trailer]] for ''VideoGame/Halo3ODST''. Need we say more?
** You can say the whole ''Franchise/{{Halo}}'' series represents this trope, ''especially'' when [[SuperSoldier Master Chief]] appears in it.
* ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' ''loves'' this trope when it comes down to their male characters along with WorldOfBuxom for their female characters. Some examples include Graves, Jarvan IV, Jayce, Pantheon, Draven, Alistar, and Darius. And there is even more to the list with LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters.
** Jarvan IV and Pantheon both have a FanNickname due to their manliness (Jarman IV and Mantheon respectively).
** A problem fandoms raise is that amongst Support heroes, all of them are non-humans, females, or a rather gay guy (Taric). As of recent, their prayers of a manly support is answered. Enter Braum, the Heart of Freljord, a manly man with big shield and his play style is to be the StoneWall that protects his teammates and soaking up damage to himself.
* ''VideoGame/MadWorld''
* ''VideoGame/{{Marathon}}''
* ''Franchise/MassEffect''
** ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' in the words of Miranda Lawson "He's a hero, a bloody icon", obviously referring to y'know who.
*** No better exemplified than when he ''headbutts a '''Krogan'''''
** ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'' Prepare to also shed those ''ManlyTears'' due to the game's obvious nature.
* ''VideoGame/{{Mercenaries}}''
* ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''
* ''VideoGame/MetalSlug'' definitely qualifies. There's so much StuffBlowingUp and MoreDakka!
* ''VideoGame/MetalWolfChaos''
* ''Franchise/MortalKombat'': FINISH HIM!!!
* ''VideoGame/NinjaGaiden''
* ''VideoGame/{{Painkiller}}''
-->''Painkiller is in the same bucket as ''VideoGame/SeriousSam'' and the original VideoGame/{{DOOM}}s in that it serves as an antidote to fancy-pants complex modern [=FPSes=]. There are no stealth elements, no [[FetchQuest key hunting]], no [[EscortMission escort quests]], no [[VoiceWithAnInternetConnection dorky support characters dribbling in your ear]], no [[VideogameObjectives mission objectives]] besides '''kill everyone'''. It's just you, some guns, and the entire population of Murdertown between you and where you need to be.''
-->- Yahtzee, severely CausticCritic of [[http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation/57-Painkiller Zero Punctuation]].
* ''VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay'': Even the money smokes cigars like a BadAss.
* ''VideoGame/{{Prototype}}''. Alex Mercer kung fu kicks helicopters and tackles tanks, making them explode!
** The game it was a SpiritualSuccessor to, ''VideoGane/TheIncredibleHulkUltimateDestruction'', is pretty much the same. '''You are ''The Hulk''! And ''nothing'' can stop you!'''
*** You can ''catch a cruise-missile mid-flight'', and ''throw it at a robot the size of a building''. You can ''skateboard on top of a bus, destroying everything in your path''. You can ''crush a car into boxing gloves''. You can ''smash your fists together'' so hard that ''everything in a hundred-foot radius of you is '''sent flying'''''.
* ''VideoGame/PumpItUp'': This game allows you to choose a male announcer then jam to hip-hop songs about respect and power with names like "[[http://youtu.be/ir4a3TcNMcs The Good Life]]" and "[[http://youtu.be/bO8-J9mvDNs Like A Man]]" while looking at animations of overblown anime combat and gangsters. Classical Music is also abundant and features, among other things, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbWhgeXGEGg cats piloting giant robots]].
* ''Rastan''
* ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4'' and ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil5''.
-->'''[=MCChris=]:''' Meanwhile, you're playing ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4'', it's like, "BITCH! Zombies comin' up the hill right now! Shoot 'em in the head! '''Shoot 'em'''! Grab the shotgun! you don't need to load it, we did that shit for you! What are ya pressing Select for?! you don got time to make a profile! Bitch, zombie's in the room! His axe's on fire! He killed your parents! Shoot him in the head! SHOOT HIM IN THE HEAD!"
* ''VideoGame/{{Rune}}''
* "VideoGame/RyseSonOfRome": Play as a {{Badass}} centurion who can cut foes down foes [[Film/Threehundred 300]] style.
* ''VideoGame/ScarfaceTheWorldIsYours''. Imagine Tony managed to escape from the finale of the movie alive. He [[GoingColdTurkey now remembers how he was the baddest mofo around]], and it's your goal to make all of Miami and beyond take notice that Tony's back and he's [[{{Badass}} BAD]]—by literally rebuilding your Reputation (your experience points in this game). Your manliness (which you can build by doing macho things like shooting guys in the nuts and making timely—and profane—[[IShallTauntYou taunts]]) is literally measured in "Balls", which you can then use to go into a [[LimitBreak brief]] UnstoppableRage.
* ''VideoGame/SeriousSam''
** And if there's any doubt, the tagline for the third game is "No Cover, All Man"
* ''VideoGame/TimeCrisis''.
** ''VideoGame/RazingStorm'' is probably manlier than ''VideoGame/TimeCrisis'', since it features a hardcore metal soundtrack by FiveFingerDeathPunch and a tons of awesome weaponry!
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess''. It's the first game in the series to be rated Teen, and Link can turn into a ''wolf''.
** He owes some of that gumption to his predecessor, the Hero of Time of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime'', who once took on a giant, fire-breathing Dodongo with nothing more than a stylish bracelet and some bombs. And that was back when he could still fit in most overhead storage compartments.
** The adult Hero of Time's battle cries.
* ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsArena'' features a beefy man-among-men blacksmith who forges swords with nothing but his tight pants, Fabio hair and his thick, hardened muscles.
* ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' will go down in history as one of great examples of this trope. The game is set in a land of fantasy Vikings, now in the grip of civil war. Around you, a great empire has crumbled, and its remnant struggles against Nazi elves. The world is about to die, devoured by a dragon god whose reptile servants already roam the skies. And you're the legendary Dragonborn, the only one who can stop them. You kill dragons in droves and eat their souls to gain their might, while a ''barbarian choir'' chants [[ThemeMusicPowerUp a song about how awesome you are]] in DRAGON LANGUAGE. Did we mention that character creation includes an incredible number of options for [[BadassBeard facial hair]]?
** The teaser trailer to ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''. Narrated by [[BadassGrandpa Max Von Sydow]] with a Norse-inspired choir and orchestra in the background. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSRtYpNRoN0&oref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DJSRtYpNRoN0&has_verified=1 Watch it here.]]
*** We might add that the trailer features a man weathering the full force of a dragon's flames with nothing but a metal shield, then ''[[SonicScream shouting it down]]'' before summarily kicking its ass.
** The live-action trailer is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1AenlOEXao&oref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dw1AenlOEXao&has_verified=1 equally badass]].
** Worth pointing out that for [[HornyVikings Nords]], being manly is practically their [[PlanetOfHats racial hat]]. They're big, they're burly, they're hairy (mostly), they love mead and fighting, and they call you a priss if you use magic. Not just the men, [[ActionGirl the women too]].
*** If you are Imperial and wear heavy armour, Nord guards will remark that "[[StayInTheKitchen you clang like a kitchen and should stay in one]]". If you're playing as an elf and use elven weapons and armour, [[ScrewYouElves you get mocked even more]] for using fancy moonstone weapons instead of real weapons made from "good old fashioned steel".
* Any of the ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'' games, but specifically all installments with Samwise Didier as the main artist. Dear lord, even the ''[[OurElvesAreBetter elves]]'' are gigantic beefcakes you wouldn't find outside of a professional body builder contest. [[http://www.sonsofthestorm.com/profile_samwise.html His profile on the Sons of the Storm]] website containing Blizzard artists' work flat-out says [[LampshadeHanging his style of art]] and [[AuthorAppeal favourite things to create]] are "Over-proportioned, primary colored, bulky armored dudes and monsters."
** Until ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'''s first expansion came along and wrecked it, by adding Blood Elves.
*** Which only get that reaction because [[RealityIsUnrealistic they're the only race with normal human proportions]].
*** There is a certain (repeatable) quest, the premise of which is that your character is admiring a giant spear, not sentient, or magical, or enchanted. But it radiates so much manly that your character looks to the horizon, spots a Proto-Drake and decides that only one of you will live to see the dawn. To reiterate: ''This spear is so manly that simply LOOKING at it inspires you to kill dragons. With your bare hands, no less.''
** If you're gonna include ''Warcraft'', then you can't forget ''VideoGame/{{Starcraft}}'' or ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}''.
** ''VideoGame/{{Starcraft 2}}'' gives us Tychus Findlay: a SpaceMarine in PoweredArmor (that's not all that necessary,as he's already huge and muscular), who smokes enormous cigars, drinks hard, fights hard, carries a minigun, pilots a gigantic war machine that qualifies as a OneManArmy... Face it: You want to be this guy.
*** [[spoiler:Up until the point that Raynor shoots you in the face because of your FaceHeelTurn.]]
** Jim Raynor is pretty awesome as well. After all, he managed to sit a drunken [[PoweredArmor and suited-up]] Findlay on his ass while he himself ''wasn't wearing armor!''
* ''VideoGame/{{Darksiders}}: Wrath of War''. You play [[HorsemenOfTheApocalypse The Horseman of War]] as he goes on a RoaringRampageOfRevenge against both gun-wielding [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Angels]] and Demons with a BFS named Chaoseater as well as other demonic toys. It's basically Zelda with the sheer testosterone of the VideoGame/GodOfWar games. You open chests by ''punching them''. You open locked doors by ''stabbing them with knife keys''.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI'' gives us Locke Cole, the heroic BadAss thief; Cyan Garamonde, the noble BadAss swordsman; Shadow the BadAss ninja; Edgar Roni Figaro, the chainsaw-weilding BadAss king who gave up his freedom for the throne, and his brother Sabin Rene Figaro, the BadAss ''BoisterousBruiser'' who traded the throne for his freedom. [[MemeticMutation Then the motherfucker SUPLEXED A TRAIN.]]
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' has Barrett, the ''huge'', loud, easily-angered LargeHam and leader of a militant group of environmental activists who has a giant gun in place of one of his hands.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' gives us the tag-team duo of Jecht and Auron. Wither in shame as we enumerate their manliness:
** Jecht [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7UhFYi8S4k hurls meteors]]. Prior to that, he was a professional athlete superstar with the body of a bronzed god, perpetual shirtlessness, and masculine facial hair. When he ends up in Spira, he's immediately put in jail for being a raging drunken jackass. About the only mark against his manliness is his lousy treatment of his son (which tried to be tough love and just ends up being emotional abuse), but in the ends he takes responsibility and mans up to his failure, thus attaining perfection.
*** Not to mention the final battle against him, in which he fights the heroes as a giant flaming Kaiju, whom at one point arms himself with a {{BFS}} by ''[[MachoMasochism yanking it out of his chest]]''. All to the tune on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbLQhzsJG0A Otherworld]].
** Auron is a living legend of Spira, the only guardian ever to survive a successful pilgrimage. Despite [[spoiler: being dead (from an unrelated incident following the pilgrimage)]], he refuses to rest and instead walks the world as a battle-scarred veteran who's utterly unimpressed by anything, speaks only when necessary, and tries to raise his dead friends' kids to become the heroes he and his posse couldn't be, all while smacking behemoths clear out of the battlefield in single strokes and lighting things up with cyclonic hellfire created by whipping up a whirlwind with his sword and throwing his jug of booze into it. And when he's done with all that, he heads over to the Franchise/KingdomHearts universe to back-talk Hades and nearly kill Hercules with one hand.
* Also from ''Dissidia'', [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyIV Golbez]]. He is [[PowerFloats above walking]], [[BlackKnight is clad in]] [[SpikesOfVillainy some kickass armor]], drops ''twin'' meteors on your ass, blasts you with FrickinLaserBeams, and literally ''[[FullContactMagic pimp slaps]]'' [[StealthMentor some knowledge]] [[WarriorTherapist into you]]. And they say video games can't teach you anything... [[http://images.wikia.com/finalfantasy/images/a/a6/Golbez_alternative.png Oh, and this is what he looks like, with and without his armor.]] It helps that he was a DarthVaderClone in his original game (and Vader himself is under Film, above).
** Speaking of, Jecht, mentioned above, manages to go from manly to even more terrifying strong. ''Without'' being in his Aeon form, he throws a punch at Tidus and whiffs him, and it ''still'' [[BlownAcrossTheRoom sens him flying.]] And Jecht estimates it would be ''three days'' before he woke up, imagine what would have happened if the punch actually connected!
* Sazh in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII''. Specifically, [[spoiler:in crystal stasis. See [[http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20101220203016/finalfantasy/images/3/3c/Sazh_crystal_sketch.jpg this picture]]]], where he looks like he's about to get up and kick ass [[spoiler:even though he's solid crystal]]. Also, Chocobo in the 'fro, 'nuff said.
** Snow, who, despite the name, is a 6'7" dude in a longcoat and bandana with stubble who runs around shouting about heroism, beating up pagan gods with his bear hands (his weapon is the longcoat itself), riding around in a bike made out of attractive robot women, and leading a resistance movement that specializes in turning random mothers into badasses and whose favorite move is protecting others with [[MemeticMutation STEELGUARD]]! His appearance in XIII-2 cranks this UpToEleven by ''removing his ability to die''.
* This trope is apparently the reason [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast Gaston]] hasn't been in any of the ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'' games, aside from being too similar to [[Disney/{{Tarzan}} Clayton]]. Actual examples from the series, most of which are [[spoiler:incarnations of BigBad Xehanort]]:
** [[VideoGame/KingdomHearts Ansem, Seeker of Darkness]]. One of the hugest [[LargeHam hams]] in the series too.
** [[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII Xemnas]], voiced by NorioWakamoto in Japanese.
** [[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep Terra]], possibly the manliest playable character, who uses [[RockSteady rock]] and [[CastingAShadow darkness]] powers, wields [[{{BFS}} a giant Claymore]] [[MightyGlacier of a keyblade]]. Being a young adult as opposed to an early-to-mid teen (like every other protagonist besides [[ActionGirl Aqua]]) [[JustifiedTrope definitely helps]]. [[spoiler: And he would also later be [[DemonicPossession possessed]] into becoming Xehanort himself, who would then be separated into the above two characters]].
* ''VideoGame/EndlessFrontier''. The four male protagonists are a cop, a cowboy, and two badass martial artists. The females are a foxgirl, a demon-girl, two {{Robot Girl}}s, and a pair of busty princesses for good measure. And to top if off, they got a half-dozen armored assault mecha for ''sidekicks''.
** ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWars'' itself is nothing to sneeze at in this department. Given the amount of anime series with HotBlood involved in most installments, it's no wonder that all the manliness rubs off on the most quiet or wimpy characters.
* ''Mutant League Football'' and its sequel ''Mutant League Hockey''.
* ''VideoGame/HalfLife'': Gordon Freeman may be a theoretical physicist, but he goes after invading alien armies ''with a freakin' crowbar!!''
** And he's the strong, silent type. Lampshaded by Alyx Vance.
--> '''Alyx:''' Man of few words, aren't you?
* [[Franchise/MetalGear Solid Snake]] and Big Boss make hiding under a cardboard box badass!
** The Boss. Her favorite disciple is Big Boss and her son is Revolver Ocelot. This woman ''makes'' the world's manliest men.
** Dealt with intelligently, though, because although the characters are extremely manly and cool the series portrays a lot of the usual manliness tropes (like a penchant for committing horrific and flashy acts of violence, or not having emotions) as, at best, bad life choices, and at worst symptoms of actual mental disorders obtained through experiencing battlefield trauma. Also, as a StealthBasedGame, it does not reward you blowing everything up. Usually.
** Snake took down a tank with hand grenades, which in the real world is a very bad idea. [[LampshadeHanging Because of this, Otacon considers Snake "the shit".]]
* Most ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' games, or at the very least the ones involving Guile. Or Charlie. So, in other words, pretty much all of them.
* ''VideoGame/FinalFight''. The PowerTrio in the first game consists of a bare-knuckle brawler who punches a dude out of a thirty-story building for [[IHaveYourWife kidnapping his girlfriend]] ([[TheHero Cody]]), an extremely {{badass}} {{ninja}} ([[TheLancer Guy]]), and (last, but '''[[MemeticBadass MOST CERTAINLY NOT LEAST]]''') [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking a politician]] ([[PapaWolf and father of said kidnapped woman]]) who cleans up crime... by piledriving thugs into the ground and introducing them to the concept of gravity ([[TheBigGuy Haggar]]). Of course, [[SharedUniverse it exists in the]] [[WorldOfBadass same world]] as ''Street Fighter'', so go figure.
** Also, the ''other'' Haggar-centric series, ''VideoGame/SaturdayNightSlamMasters''. The WWE has ''nothing'' on this. Even [[TheSmurfettePrinciple the lone female]] is sure to emasculate many, even though she [[SweetPollyOliver reveals]] [[AmazonianBeauty herself]] [[ForeignFanservice to]] ''[[MsFanservice easily]]'' [[BoobsOfSteel fulfill]] [[StatuesqueStunner the]] {{fanservice}} [[ImpossibleHourglassFigure quota]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Bulletstorm}}'': if it's not the fact that a simple kick to the face can throw your target 10 yards away and the whole focus of the gameplay is to be as creative as possible with your frags, the main character's dialogue is a constant stream of swears and he even looks a bit like Comicbook/{{Wolverine}}. [[Creator/SteveBlum And talks like him.]] It frequently veers into [[TestosteronePoisoning outright parody.]]
* ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes'' at times. We have Death Metal, covered in tattoos and with decorative bolts in his face. A little before you get to him there's a picture in his mansion of him sittin' with a hot woman. Destroyman, although insane, has a codpiece that fires super lasers. In [[VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes2DesperateStruggle the sequel]], Travis himself gets a great manly moment in the form of one of his Dark Side powers, in which he turns into a friggin' tiger and shreds mooks to pieces. We also get Charlie [=McDonald=], who fights alongside his throes of under-cleavage showing, UncannyValley invoking cheerleaders. Letz Shake returns as a robot that looks like a giant penis. Also, Travis's bikes, both of which are called the Schpeltiger.
* ''VideoGame/RedDeadRedemption'': John Marston is super manly.
* ''VideoGame/{{Vanquish}}''.
* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''
** Several of the titular monsters. Also [[MemeticBadass Gary Oak]].
** Strictly all of the Generation 1 starters, with Charizard being the most prominent example.
** From Johto we have Feraligatr (a very manly cyan-gator, with massive jowls, capable of tearing it's prey to shreds.)
** Groudon (it's a lava-controlling, earthquake-making dinosaur badass)
** Garchomp (because it's a desert shark/dragon with JET ENGINES. also has "Gar" in his name)
** Machoke and its evolution, Machamp. (quite obviously)
** Tyranitar. You should know why.
** Aggron (is a steel-plated triceratops partly made of rock)
** Nidoking, ''especially'' the one that Gary Oak owns
** Gyarados (it's a giant SeaMonster with a well-groomed BadassMustache. )
** and many more. Tauros, Bouffalant, Zekrom, Arcanine... the list goes on.
* In ''VideoGame/TalesOfGraces'', when someone speaks (and [[MemeticMutation firin' his]] [[KamehameHadoken lazorz]]) [[BadassBack with his back]], the manliness meter gets broken. Ladies and gentlemen, say hi to Malik Caesars.
* ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'': Saxton HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALE!!!
** Most of the classes can qualify. The Heavy is a mountain of a man whose main weapon is an equally enormous minigun. [[ICallItVera Named Sasha.]]
* ''VideoGame/DragonValor'', a game about slaying dragons. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOtCl0Dzqjc Its intro really says it all.]]
* ''VideoGame/SpecOpsTheLine'' subverts this trope, using it to create an expectation in the player then pull the rug out from under them. At first, heroic, bad-ass-looking manly men from Delta Force go out to do manly things like save American troops in Dubai and shoot brown people in the face. They show no emotion except grim determination and professionalism as they announce, "Tango down!" and kick all kinds of ass. By the end, the characters are war criminals screaming with mad rage and terror. They shout, "I want him FUCKING DEAD!" at targets and howl like animals when hit. Their rugged good looks have been reduced to scarred, broken ghoulishness. Nervous breakdowns, freakouts, and PTSD-induced hallucinations start raining down from the character's shattered minds and morals. WarIsHell and possibly [[spoiler: HellIsWar]] as the game deconstructs this trope - along with most tropes found in a modern war shooter video game. Then the game flatly delivers to the player a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech just for wanting to live this kind of fantasy in the first place.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y53_GV2aAg8 The EXTREME trailer]] for ''VideoGame/CrusaderKings 2: The Old Gods''.
** PAGANS! VIKINGS! BOATS! MAPS! PILLAGE! LOOT! SACRIFICE! [[BadassBeard BEARD]]!
* ''VideoGame/{{Vietcong}}''
* Both ''VideoGame/NamcoXCapcom'' and ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone''.
* ''VideoGame/{{Broforce}}''
* ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder''. [[MadeOfIron Built like a brickhouse]], [[GunsAkimbo dual-wielding machine guns]] and [[OneManArmy singlehandedly]] taking on the ''entire'' Third Reich while speaking in a [[GutturalGrowler grizzled macho whisper]], B.J. Blazkowicz is as manly as they come.
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* [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/ Badass of the Week]], in which every week the tale of a new badass is told; including real-life superspies, legendary warriors who kill monsters, and a guy who disarms live mines by whacking them with a pipewrench. [[Website/BadassOfTheWeek Has its own page on this wiki]], as befits its manliness. There are occasional articles about women as well, but those too are more manly than you will ever be.
* ''Website/TheArtOfManliness'' takes this to an artform, as the name implies.
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* ''Webcomic/AxeCop''. [[{{Catchphrase}} "I'll chop your head off!"]]
* ''Webcomic/ManlyGuysDoingManlyThings''. So manly, it's in the title twice.
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''. Equius Zahhak achieves this all by himself. He has much more muscle than a kid/troll his age should have (and when it shows, ''[[http://mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=004117 it shows]]''), a few of his teeth, one of his horns and his sunglasses are all broken from his sheer strength, he's the STRONGEST troll on Alternia and never fails to emphasise the word STRONG, can only safely and adequately express his rage in cage matches with robots he built himself, he breaks/bruises everything and everyone with the lightest of touches, and instead of playing Sgrub properly he [=STRONGjumped=] straight through his first few gates. Also present are Dad Egbert ([[CharlesAtlasSuperpower powered by pure mangrit]]) and Bro Strider ({{flash step}}ping ironic rapping roof ninja with more than a passing resemblance to [[Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann Kamina]]).
* ''Webcomic/DoubleK'' is ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' (and other Gainax characters) [[JustForFun/XMeetsY meets]] ''Series/MiamiVice''/''Film/BadBoys''.
* ''HellBastardComix'' (or ''HellbastardComix'') has a little of everything: demons, violence, pirates, pop culture references, violence, and deep love of alcohol (and also violence).
* Let’s see? TallDarkAndHandsome - yep! CarpetOfVirility - yep! HeroicBuild - and how! Vinnie from ''{{Webcomic/Skins}}'' fits this trope perfectly. When he's not tearing out his opponents' throats with his ''bare teeth'', he's hunting other werewolves through shadowy forests or having mysterious babes throw themselves at him.
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* Manish Man, the Manly Minotaur, of ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' is an example of this trope. But he seems to be a more joyous character than most listed.
* ''WesternAnimation/ConanTheAdventurer''. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2x_4nCj4TI0 The manliest intro ever.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/IronMan'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBbnT-cIDVM makes this list once more.]] This is from the second season of his 90's cartoon, in which the show seriously [[GrowingTheBeard grew the beard...]] or mullet, as the case may be. Face-melting guitar solo. Medieval-style blacksmithing -- not merely without protective gear, but without a ''shirt.'' All the while '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis "I! AM! IRON MAN!"]]''' roars in the background.
** An actual response to the video:
-->I had testicular cancer before I watched this.\\
Then I watched this.\\
My balls, now properly inspired, got their act together and proceeded to beat cancer to death.\\
Thank you, Iron Man.
* ''WesternAnimation/KorgothOfBarbaria''. More manly than the ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' movies, and actually more faithful to the original books in sheer amounts of ultraviolence.
* From ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'': Brock Samson. He may not kill you with a gun, but he'll kill you with anything else he can get his hands on!!
** In one episode he actually gets sucked into space. Not only does he survive, but he proceeds to get laid almost immediately afterward.
*** Well he had to warm up some how after being in the coldness of space.
** In "Eeney, Meeney, Miney... Magic" Brock enters a machine that shows people their deepest desires. He fights off a horde of ninjas with a knife, beats up cowboys wielding flamethrowers and riding T-rexes, whallops polarbears in cars with gatling guns, and has sex with Molotov Cocktease. It doesn't get any manlier, folks.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'': Subverted and played straight. The band deals with less "manly" issues like body image, abandonment issues, and group therapy, but they also make things that aren't really Capital M Manly and make them so, like coffee (which they will make blacker than the blackest black times infinity) or golf (which Nathan will play alone, hatefully, in a rainstorm).
* ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeExtreme''. The series actually ''toned down'' this compared to the toys, which were downright TestosteronePoisoning.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batman]]''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': WANG FIRE! Also, '''THE BOULDER.'''
* The Argentinean animated movie called "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGo3WsnSSXg Boogie The Oily One]]" contains every single archetype from any kind of action film (film noir, western, gangster film, etc.) and combines it with lots, lots of BlackHumor.
* ''Film/{{Ultramarines}}: The Film''
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'', Captain K'nuckles tries to prove to Flapjack that he's this trope. He is less than 1/4 of this, at least whats left of him that's human anyway.
* ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButtHead'' like rock 'n' roll, heavy metal, gangsta rap, beer, cigarettes, breaking things, fighting, guns, explosions, ToiletHumor, fire, and chicks with big boobs so they pretty much LIVE for this trope. They don't ''fit'' the trope, mind you. But they ''yearn'' to.
* ''WesternAnimation/MegasXLR''. What's more manly, a CoolCar or a SuperRobot? Apparently, the answer here is ''both.''
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Inhumanoids}}''
* ''WesternAnimation/ExtremeDinosaurs'' has a seriously testosterone laced [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XiujBfxTPWQ intro]]. [[AutobotsRockOut Hard rock]] intro coupled with scenes of [[HeroicBuild muscled-up]] dinosaurs fighting each other pretty much screams this trope.
* ''WesternAnimation/StreetSharks''. Seriously, what could be manlier than muscular mutant humanoids with shark heads and razor sharp teeth, and can chomp about anything hard as steel, going around riding motorcycles and bursting through walls every five seconds?!
* ''WesternAnimation/HeavyMetal'' is possibly the greatest animated example of this trope. All but one (the scientist's daughter) of the women characters are naked at one point, and none of them (with the possible exception of Taarna) act remotely human. World War II pilots are shot and turn into zombies. It's also loaded with sex, violence and a kick-ass 80s rock soundtrack. The ultimate example of animated testosterone.
* ''[[WesternAnimation/SwatKats SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron]]''.
* ''WesternAnimation/ExoSquad'' of all the cartoons in the 90's this is the only one which has the most gratuitous amounts of BeamSpam, and explosions that can only be matched by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''.
* ''{{WesternAnimation/Motorcity}}''.
* ''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars'', ''especially'' the original series, fits the bill. They ride motorcycles...check. Hardened survivors of a genocidal war carried out against their kind...check. Olympic athlete bodies, perpetually shirtless, and with superstrength...check. Hard rock intro...check. Their base is located under a baseball stadium and their diet consists of hot dogs and root beer (with the feeling that if the show wasn't for kids they'd drop the ''root'' part)...check. It's even sometimes {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in the show itself. Who knows how many gay male furries this show and ''WesternAnimation/StreetSharks'' spawned in the '90s…
* ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones''. Fred and Barney almost exclusively engage in "manly" activities like bowling, watching sports, and wrestling. Whereas traditionally feminine activities such as baking and cleaning are frequently mocked by them.
* In the ''GravityFalls'' episode "Dipper vs. Manliness", Dipper is worried that he isn't manly enough, so he visits the Manotaurs to learn from them. They are so manly that one of them posts to have three y-chromosomes, six adam's apples, pecs on his abs, and '''FISTS FOR NIPPLES!!'''
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