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->''"But I don't wanna use my heaaaaaaaaaaaaaaad!"''
-->-- '''Rex''' on being used as a battering ram, ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2''

It has been shown time and again, in cartoons, movies, and video games, that the best way to break something is by hitting it with your head. ''Really hard.''

We're not talking ordinary, run-of-the-mill headbutts here. Heck, we're not even talking about [[HeadbuttOfLove headbutts of love]]. When a character uses his head, they transform from ordinary bloke to full-on BatteringRam. The character may go into full on raging-bull mode, charging blindly ahead at whatever stands in his path. Or his companions may actually ''pick him up'', using the blunt end of his skull to smash down whatever it is that needs smashin'. This can be an effective means of attack for some. For others, it's simply the easiest road to destruction. When somebody breaks out the cranial cannonball, the walls are going to come tumblin' down, 'cuz RammingAlwaysWorks.

Strangely enough, a character who employs this technique [[HardHead never seems to get a concussion, or even a headache]]. This may be because he's a [[TheBigGuy Big Guy]] or a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} -- two character subspecies known for this trope -- and for having very thick skulls, or maybe he's wearing WeaponizedHeadgear. ({{Genius Bruiser}}s are, of course, an exception.)

Although the {{Trope Nam|ers}}ing phrase doesn't ''always'' precede incidences of this trope, if you utter it in the presence of the Big Guy or a Cloudcuckoolander in battle, you know [[LiteralMinded exactly what you're likely to get]].

Also see {{Headdesk}}, which is Using Your Head [[FacePalm out of frustration]], or PutTheirHeadsTogether, when two characters get hit with each other's skulls. Compare AssKicksYou. A signature move of the ViolentGlaswegian, where it is called the "Glasgow Kiss".

[[KnowingIsHalfTheBattle As Ram-Man himself]] said in one cartoon, DontTryThisAtHome.


* Irn Bru, the Scottish national soft drink, often has very unusual and sometimes comical ads. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfHFWq-YIOk This particular one]] is definitely on the funny side, and plays to the ViolentGlaswegian trope by featuring the iconic headbutt [[spoiler:as delivered by a ''vending machine.'']]
* One Advertising/SegataSanshiro commercial features Segata doing a brick break in this manner to advertise the brainteaser game ''Solo Crisis''. He even drops this trope's title (in Japanese, of course) after doing so.

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Manga/SlamDunk''
** Hanamichi Sakuragi does this so much, [[RunningGag it's practically his off-basket signature move.]] One of his first scenes ''ever'' in the series involved him headbutting his TrueCompanions for teasing him, then other people for unknowingly hitting one of his {{Berserk button}}s, and more than once he has dealed them to his own teammates (like Ryouta Miyagi), schoolmates (like Tatsuhiko Aouta) or people from other teams (like Hikoichi Aida) if they piss him off enough. Takenori Akagi and Kaede Rukawa are pretty much the only ones who can resist his headbutts without being knocked-out.
** A flashback reveals that [[spoiler: the aforementioned Ryota Miyagi]] is also fond of this "move", as he's seen trying to defend himself from bullies [[spoiler: led by a pre-HeelFaceTurn Hisashi Mitsui]] by headbutting their "boss" [[spoiler: and knocking down two of his (Mitsui's) front teeth.]]
** In a subversion, at some moment Sakuragi did this ''to himself''. When Rukawa once called him out on not going all out on the rivals, Sakuragi's reply was to... hit his own head ''on the hard floor of the basketball court''. From then on, however, he decides to stop holding back.
* ''Franchise/DragonBall''
** Early on in [[Manga/DragonBall the manga]], a flying headbutt was just about Goku's primary {{finishing move}}, being used to end his fights, for example with Staff Officer Black.
** Goku headbutts Piccolo Jr. to send him out of the ring and win. That's right. He saved the world with a RingOut. He already tried the same strategy against Tenshinhan 3 years ago, where it would have worked if it wasn't for [[DiabolusExMachina that damned truck driver on the way]].
** ''Anime/DragonBallZ'': His son Gohan performs a rather impressive, armour-splitting headbutt on his uncle Raditz. He also pulls one against Garlic Jr. on {{filler}}.
** Goku vs Majin Vegeta includes a scene where the two of them ''repeatedly'' headbutt each other while grappling.
** During the inter-dimensional tournament in ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'', Goku ends up fighting a guy who fits the definition of StoneWall. Vegeta tells him to use his head, with predictable results. Goku then actually does figure out a logical weakness - the guy's used to letting his opponents whale away at him and doing nothing, so Goku simply flips him and drags him out of the ring.
* ''Anime/MazingerZ''
** Kouji -- who is a full-blown CombatPragmatist -- has no qualms uisng that tactic when he is fighting with Mazinger-Z. This is especially dangerous since Mazinger-Z's cockpit is ''on its head.''
** ''Anime/GreatMazinger'': Tetsuya is an even bigger of an offender than Kouji.
** ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer'': Duke also uses that tactic sometimes, although he has a good excuse: usually he is trying to ''ram'' the enemy rather than head-butt it, but his HumongousMecha head is on the front of his starship when [[CombiningMecha both mechas combine]], so that it is the first thing hits the enemy.
** ''Anime/{{Mazinkaiser}}'': Kouji also does it in this series.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''
** This happens during the title character's fight with Gaara. There is some injury, causing both characters to bleed, and it also [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu shatter Gaara's control over his jutsu]]. ''You'' try maintaining the form of a hundred-foot tall EldritchAbomination through that.
** Also, the filler episode where Hinata opens a door to find Naruto standing upside-down on the ceiling so that his face is, like, three inches from hers. She, [[ShrinkingViolet of]] [[FanOfUnderdog course]], [[LuminescentBlush blushes beet-red]] with her crush so close to her. When Naruto puts a hand to her forehead (he [[ObliviousToLove mistakes the blush for a fever-flush]]), she screams and then impulsively headbutts him across the room, knocking both him and herself out.
** At the end of chapter 563 Naruto [[spoiler:does this to Tobi]] immediately upon finding him. That's right, his opening move against [[spoiler:the BigBad]] is a headbutt. Naruto complains about him having too hard a head afterward.
* Veemon's main attack in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure02'' is Vee Headbutt. It's also worth noting that one of his evolved form's moves, Fire Rocket, can be this. That name covers two completely different attacks in the English dub though, the other being him shooting fireballs from his fists, which is known in Japan as Fire Knuckle.
* ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha''
** Arf does a charging headbutt in wolf form [[PunchedAcrossTheRoom that sends Zafira flying]] in the second episode of ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAs'' to prevent him from interfering with Nanoha's [[WaveMotionGun Starlight Breaker]].
** During one of her matches in the TournamentArc of ''Manga/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaVivid'', [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Harry/Halley]] found herself unable to use her hands to block her opponent's incoming fist. She responded by meeting it with a headbutt, [[HardHead injuring her opponent's hand in the process]].
* ''Manga/OnePiece''
** Luffy's attack, Gum Gum Bell. This one has the added advantage of Luffy being able to stretch his neck out over ''100 feet'' before he executes it. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that Luffy's [[RubberMan rubber body]] renders him pretty much immune to blunt damage. One interesting use is when he wraps his arms and legs around Captain Kuro, then uses his head, his only free part, to headbutt him and knock him out.
** And now after the timeskip, he can ''vulcanize'' his head (or at least his forehead) to make his Gum Gum Bell hit with the force of a bungee-powered, iron-crushing ''bowling ball''.
** Legendary pirate Don Chinjao has a headbutt that can crack ''continents''. Or rather they ''could'' back when his head was long and pointy, but Garp punched his head so hard that it dented it flat, which was also a problem as he needed his pointy head to break into his family's hidden treasure vault, hence why he hates Garp and ([[SinsOfOurFathers by extension]]) Luffy [[spoiler:until Luffy punches his head back to its original form]].
* Sonic Boomer in ''Manga/TransformersZone'' uses the spike on his head to but Trypticon.
* In ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'', Chu tries to finish off Yusuke with a headbutt, but Yusuke counters it with an even stronger headbutt, and then quips that humans invented it.
** Yusuke uses his head during the CurbStompBattle that is one of his last fights. [[spoiler: While possessed by his demon ancestor, he fights Sensui a second time and absolutely beats the living shit out of him, including this trope, RapidFireFisticuffs and {{Meteor Move}}s to reduce the ex-Spirit Detective to a beaten body on the ground. Which he then fries.]]
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'':
** This is what [[spoiler:Nagi]] does to [[spoiler:Arika]] to stop her from her HeroicSelfDeprecation. TWICE. While running away from a horde of monsters. With no magic.
** In chapter 320, Negi invokes this to object with Fate.
* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'': this is, oddly enough, how ''hacking'' works. (The Gurren Lagann also has a habit of using its head, admittedly as a [[FastballSpecial guided missile]]).
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''
** Isshin Kurosaki has used this on his son Ichigo more than once. Specifically, [[http://www.mangareader.net/bleach/398/8 to break him out]] of {{Heroic BSOD}}'s, like the one that came after [[spoiler: losing to Gin Ichimaru.]]
** A truly spectacular headbutt is the key to [[spoiler:Ikkaku]] finally defeating [[spoiler:Shishigawara]] in the X-Cution arc.
** Similarly, when [[spoiler: Mask de Masculine]] beats the shit out of [[spoiler: Kensei]] in the 1000 Year Blood War, among other things he applies a BIG one to his victim.
* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''
** Ash's Scraggy likes to headbutt as a greeting, though this is natural for its species.
** In addition to the use of the attacks mentioned above throughout the series, the opening battle scene in ''[[Anime/{{Pokemon3}} Pokémon 3 the Movie: Spell of the Unown]]'' shows Pikachu and a Quagsire suffer a DoubleKO when Pikachu accidentally smacks headfirst into it after rebounding off a swing.
** Ash's Glalie is infamous for defeating a Charizard and a ''Metang'' with a headbutt, both opponent's having a type advantage over Glalie. Even more impressive (and kind of unbelievable) considering the fact that Metang is a Steel-type and Normal attacks like Headbutt are ineffective against Steel-types
* ''Manga/TheLawOfUeki'' has a minor character whose power is the ability to turn his head into diamond when his hands are in his pockets. His only attack is using his head.
* In ''Manga/{{Holyland}}'', [[spoiler:Katou doing this to Shougo starts the latter's defeat]].
* [[IdiotHero Rin]] does this in ''Manga/BlueExorcist'' when told by his [[BigLittleBrother brother]] to start using his head in battle. He literally does when knocking back a demon twice his size with a headbutt and the only damage done to him is a minor nosebleed, which is ''only seen'' in the anime.
** Better yet, the ''demon'' provided all the momentum- it charged him and all he did was hold his ground and intercept it. With his head. And then he goes and ''[[DefeatMeansFriendship befriends]]'' said demon aka the [[SizeShifter size shifting]] friendly [[MegaNeko Kuro]].
** For bonus points, ''[[TeenGenius Yukio]]'' [[DidntSeeThatComing didn't see]] [[http://static2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110916063909/aonoexorcist/images/9/98/Ao_no_Exorcist_-_10_-_Large_16.jpg it]] [[NotSoStoic coming]].
* In ''Manga/CodeBreaker'', this appears to be The Prince's favorite way of getting her point across.
* In one of ''LightNovel/{{Baccano}}''!'s climactic scenes, [[ShrinkingViolet Jacuzzi]] [[TookALevelInBadass Splot]] uses a ''series'' of relentless headbutts to the face to distract and disorient his opponent.
* This particular move is used for great effect in ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'', by the main character Ganta. [[spoiler: He headbutts [[AxCrazy Minatsuki]] so hard she passes out while bound by her [[PrehensileHair hair whips]], then immediately tells the crowd to fuck off when they demand blood.]]
* ''Anime/PrettyCure'' does this several times.
** In ''Anime/HeartcatchPrettyCure'', Cure Marine's "Odeko Punch" means translated ''Forehead Punch'', and she uses it semi-frequently.
** [[Anime/SmilePrettyCure Cure Happy]] performs one to stop an attacking piece of Fusion in ''Anime/PrettyCureAllStars New Stage''. She does it again in ''New Stage 3'', with [[Anime/YesPrettyCure5GoGo Cure Rouge]] giving it the name "Happy Head Attack".
** [[MentorMascot Rachel]] in ''Anime/DokiDokiPrecure'' once wants to fight a [[MonsterOfTheWeek Jikochuu]] for hurting [[PrecociousCrush Yashima]]. As he's in his fairy form, there's not much he can do, but he manages to drag Cure Diamond along with him as he smacks the Jikochuu with his head, essentially defeating it while hurting his cheek.
* In ''Manga/TigerMask'', the headbutt is the main shtick of the real-life wrestlers Kintaro Oki and Wrestling/BoboBrazil (the latter of which being fond of the Coco Butt, consisting in headbutting the upper part of his victims' skulls for increased damage). Bobo Brazil's fictional apprentice Black V brought it UpToEleven (as Brazil specifically wanted to create an improved version of himself), as he used the ring ropes and spinning to give himself momentum and execute a devastating [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Missile Headbutt]], and Tiger Mask himself used Bobo Brazil's trademark Coco Butt on [[TheBrute The Convict]], who, having never received one before, suffered a lot from it.
* In ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'', young Romano (South Italy) does this to Spain after the latter irritated him by pulling on his IdiotHair.
* In ''Manga/{{Kinnikuman}}: Scramble for the Throne'', this is how the finishing move Muscle Revenger starts. The victim is headbutted into the air repeatedly before put into a lock on the way down.
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'' uses this twice:
** An ''extremely'' angry [[spoiler: [[ActionGirlfriend Miwako]] [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Sato]] ]] headbutts a suspect who has [[spoiler: abducted her boyfriend Takagi and put him in a very cruel DeathTrap, having mistaken Takagi for the guy whom he blamed for the suicide of his pupil who was [[LikeAsonToMe like a daughter to him]].]]
** A WholeEpisodeFlashback shows that [[spoiler: a four-year-old Shinichi got so pissed off at a boy who had been harassing Ran [[BullyHunter despite his and Sonoko's objections]] that he ended up headbutting the HELL out of the bully as corollary to a TheReasonYouSuckSpeech.]]
* Natsu Dragneel from ''Manga/FairyTail'' has two magic attacks as headbutts. He flies towards the enemy and hits him/her with his head while he's wreathed in flames. They are called ''Karyu no Kenkaku'' and ''Shiranui Gata: '''Guren Hōō Ken'''''.
** Both, Gildartz and Bluenote clashes together with their heads.
** [[spoiler:Laxus]] does this to Hades as his first attack.
* A variation comes from Manga/CaptainTsubasa, where [[ButtMonkey Ryo]] [[BoisterousBruiser Ishizaki]]'s sort-of trademark is using his ''face'' to block dangerous soccer shoots -- at great risk to himself, as often said shoots are so powerful that he ends up knocked out. He's not the only user, either: [[TheHero Tsubasa]] once did it as well to block Hyuga's Tiger Shoot, though he was savvy enough to use his leg and his arm to hold on the goalposts.
* ''Anime/SDGundamForce'' has the final battle against [[BiggerBad General Zeong]], where [[DaChief Chief]] [[BigGood Haro]] takes action to protect his subordinates and a princess... by leaping several hundred feet into the air and headbutting a guided missile into submission. It works. He then ''beats up'' other missiles with his bare hands, then headbutts another four of them simultaneously. This ''also'' works. [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking Do not mess with Chief Haro.]]
* Ranjou does this to Moroha in their first meeting in ''LightNovel/SeikenTsukaiNoWorldBreak''. He then mentions her name from [[PastLifeMemories a past life]], and she excitedly asks if she can headbutt him again to jog his memory.
* When in ''{{Anime/Gangsta}}'' [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold Alex]] is [[spoiler:suffering withdrawal symptoms from the [[PsychoSerum TB meds]] her pimp Barry gave her to keep her compliant and is hallucinating that Worick is a John]] she kisses Worick and starts undoing his pants, but Worick stops her immediately and resorts to headbutting her to snap her out of it. It works but it also puts Worick on the ground in agony as it turns out Alex has a HardHead, which she immediately apologizes for.
* Jubei, the BadassNormal hero of ''Anime/NinjaScroll'', keeps headbutting an immortal enemy until that enemy's face is ''caved in'' towards the end of the movie.
* Several ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'' characters have incorporated the headbutt in their fights, usually without much effect on themselves.
** Gintoki ends his fight with Jiraia this way. It only knocks him out for a little bit though.
** When Takasugi punches Gintoki repeatedly in their fight, the latter manages to stop him by headbutting him.
** Kagura's family seem to love doing this to each other when pissed off. Umibouzu did to a young Kamui (who was holding a baby Kagura at the time - Umibouzu managed to snatch her away first), and Kagura and Kamui do it to each other constantly in their fights.
** During the Rakuyou Arc, Gintoki attempts to "kill off" (knock out) a heavily injured Umibouzu this way so he can take his title as the strongest man in the universe and fight Kamui himself. Unfortunately for him, 1) it nearly knocks him out too, and 2) Umibouzu mistakes the headbutt for a fly, leading Shinpachi to retort that Gintoki's headbutt didn't even have any impact.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* In one early Franchise/{{Batman}} comic, Dick Grayson / Comicbook/{{Robin}} does this to a crook, complete with [[{{Lampshade}} lampshading]]: "How's that for using my head?"
* In Franchise/{{Superman}} story ''Comicbook/KryptoniteNevermore'', a corrupt tycoon head-butts Superman on the stomach. Of course, he knocks himself out. Remarkably -and stupidly- he tries this tactic after his goons break their hands by punching Superman, who had previously tanked cannon fire.
* This is the trademark of the ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' villain [[MeaningfulName Hammerhead.]]
* TheJuggernaut from ''ComicBook/XMen'' uses this mode of attack as well. In the ''VideoGame/CapcomVsWhatever'' series, it's his one and only Hyper Combo.
* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'':
** Mean Machine Angel is a berserker cyborg who attacks his opponents by ramming them with his metal plate head.
** Dredd himself used this to incapacitate a psychotic woman who was in love with him when he was handcuffed by smashing her with his helmet.
* ''ComicBook/{{Invincible}}'' once got both his arms broken by an extremely powerful adversary. So he beat him to death with his head. [[spoiler: Or so he thought.]]
* ''ComicBook/StrontiumDog'': For Middenface [=McNulty=], this is practically his signature move. Though, [[ViolentGlaswegian given his reputation]], he would probably like to refer to this as a Glasgow Kiss.
* Once in ''ComicBook/{{Iznogoud}}'', when he tells this to his lackey... he didn't mean it literally, but Wa'at Alahf did.
* In ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'', Yeagar has used Nodwick as a battering ram to beat down doors on more than one occasion.
* In ''ComicBook/{{Earth 2}}'', during a fight with Superman's clone and Val-Zod, the clone face-butts Val and causes his own face to crack, revealing that he was a clone and not the real Superman.
* ''Creator/{{Gotlib}}'' has a wacky variant (it's Gotlib after all) which could either be shoehorned into this trope or would need a new subtrope with this entry as only element. So here goes nothing: An intellectual gets clobbered by a stone-age brute. He then holds his nose tight and blows until his brain flies out of his ear, hits the brute and scores a clean K.O. "Use your brain" indeed.
* In the second ''ComicBook/AtariForce'' series, Martin and Christopher Champion both attack the Dark Destroyer's humanoid form with their heads in separate confrontations. Christoper's attack turns out to be less effective than Martin's, however.
* In the ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'' episode 'Boatrace on the Mississippi', one of the hired trouble-makers Luke has to deal with is called Hardhead Wilson, whom is seen head-butting an alligator unconscious. Captain Barrows mentions even bullets have no effect on his skull.

[[folder:Fan Works]]
* ''Fanfic/ShinjiAndWarhammer40K'': It's called "The Ikari". It begins with a headbutt and it ends with the opponent on the ground crying for mercy. The best part of this is it was first used in a awesome scene where EVA-01 loses the function of both its arms [[WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer and only has its head]].
* In ''Fanfic/ThousandShinji'', Asuka head butted a [[EldritchAbomination MP-Eva]] when she fought nine of them.
-->A long blade slammed through right shoulder while another one skittered across her torso armour, looking for a gap to plunge in and begin ripping out her Eva’s guts. Asuka held off its other hands while it snapped at her face, drool flying off its shiny, metallic razor sharp teeth to splatter across Unit 02’s helmet.\\
Asuka head butted it.
* Used in the ''Film/TronLegacy'' fanfic ''A Survivors Tale'' - Clu sends a captured Yori to the Games. and just to be a complete dick, puts her up against his champion (her BrainwashedAndCrazy husband), figuring that she'll be de-rezzed easily. She's an engineer, not a warrior, after all. What Clu did ''not'' expect was Yori figuring out the mechanics of the arena, getting into grappling range with "Rinzler," and using a headbutt to knock ''both of them'' out, essentially ending the match in a draw.
* In the WWE story, ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/10340937/29/The-Return-Remixed The Return-Remixed]]'', after the members of DEAR give Wrestling/MollyHolly a [[TraumaticHaircut Mohawk]] as part of a [[TortureForFunAndInformation Torture Interrogation]]. Molly then accompanied the Diva Army in their match against DEAR wearing a military helmet, which she used to headbutt the members of DEAR.
* In ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''/''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' crossover ''Fanfic/TheVampireOfSteel'', Buffy uses a headbutt to get [[BigBad Zol-Am]] off her during their fight.
-->She felt the strain of pushing Zol-Am away, felt his greater strength drawing her nearer.\\
So she stopped resisting him and brought their foreheads together with a bang.
* In ''ComicBook/PowerGirl'' story ''Fanfic/AForceOfFour'', U-Ban head-butts Power Girl when they brawl.
-->Then he smashed his forehead against her own, and filled her head with pain.
* ''FanFic/EscapeFromTheMoon'': In the sequel ''The Mare From the Moon'', Spliced Genome’s reaction when Princess Celestia tries to keep her from leaving her bed is to headbutt the other mare and break her snout. (She apologizes later and heals it though.)
* In ''Fanfic/HellsisterTrilogy'', ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} used the move as fighting [[EvilTwin Satan Girl]] for the first time.
-->The purple-suited girl was going for Supergirl's eyes. Desperately, Kara grabbed her foe's wrists, kneed her in the stomach as hard as she could, and head-butted her in the forehead. It felt like banging her head into a steel wall, but she could see Satan Girl wince with the pain for a second.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* Played straight in ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2''. When breaking through a vent that's been screwed shut, the fake Buzz tells everyone to "use your head". [[GilliganCut Cut to a shot of them running down the vent]] with Rex as a battering ram as he yells "But I don't wanna use my head!" Justified in that Rex is a toy and technically has no biological brain that can be damaged. Also, due to the bottom screws having been taken out, they just push the vent open like a flap.
** Subverted in the "outtake" of this scene where the grate is on too tight, and all of them just bash against it. Ow indeed.
* In Disney's ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'', Hercules lands his first attack on the centaur Nessus in this manner [[LiteralMinded after Phil tells him to "use your head!"]]
-->'''Phil:''' Not bad, kid! [[LampshadeHanging Not exactly what I had in mind,]] but not bad...
* In ''Disney/OliverAndCompany'': the titular gang plots to steal a radio from a Rolls Royce. Dodger calls upon Einstein to produce a fender bender, in a tone that indicates that Einstein has both experience and expertise in this regard. Einstein just broadsides the car with his head.
* Princess Fiona's mother does this to walls twice in ''WesternAnimation/ShrekTheThird''. The second time she does it leaves her understandably disorientated. And [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments humming]] "[[ActorAllusion My Favorite Things]]".
** [[ItRunsInTheFamily Fiona herself]] has used headbutts to deal with men she finds distasteful, such as Robin Hood or Prince Charming.
* Discussed by one of the Viking kids in ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'', though he doesn't get to actually do it. "I will cut off the legs of every dragon I see. ''With my face''." Also discussed by Stoick.
-->'''Stoick:''' When I was a boy, my dad told me to bang my head against a rock, and I did it! I thought he was crazy, but I didn't question him. And do you know what happened?\\
'''Gobber:''' [[DeadpanSnarker You got a headache.]]\\
'''Stoick:''' [[TheJuggernaut That rock split in two!]]
* Being a Triceratops, Cera of ''WesternAnimation/TheLandBeforeTime'' does this a couple of times.
* Shan-Yu does this in ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' while fighting Shang. Shang doesn't [[BeautyIsNeverTarnished suffer visible damage]], but it knocks him down quite effectively. And in a nice moment of realism, Shan-Yu's own eyes are shown to be momentarily unfocused after the blow.
* In ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'', when Nick locks a villain in the rear compartment of a train, this is how the villain gets out, ramming the locked door off its hinges. [[spoiler:A perfectly sensible approach when the villain in question is ''literally'' a [[FunnyAnimal ram]].]]

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* [[spoiler: Mann]] uses this to great effect against Cooper in ''Film/{{Interstellar}}'', resulting in the latter nearly dying from a BrokenFaceplate.
* Neo and Agent Smith both do this to each other in ''Film/TheMatrix''. So does Morpheus in his fight with Agent Smith, but Smith butts back harder.
* One of the bad guys in the movie ''Film/SuburbanCommando'' has the top of his skull replaced with a metal cap for this particular reason. Not to mention he looks patently ridiculous while doing so.
* ''Film/TheHorrorOfPartyBeach'' features a whiter-than-white guy getting into a fight with some Hollywood-style biker thugs over a girl. At one point, the lead thug's compatriots pick him up and ram his head into the guy he's fighting.
* Pig in "Film/DiscoPigs".
* Flesh Gordon tries to [[IdiotHero headbutt his way out of an underground cavern]] in the famous [[ParallelPornTitles soft-porn]] ''ComicStrip/FlashGordon'' parody, but is unsuccessful.
* Variation when the head was used to ''[[PercussiveMaintenance fix]]'' something. In ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' numerous characters tell Marty to [[StrangeMindsThinkAlike "Use your head, McFly"]]. At the climax when the car won't start, Marty headbutts the steering wheel and the engine roars into life.
* ''Film/TheThreeStooges'' occasionally have a HardHead stooge (often Curly, but once in a while Shemp) used outright as a battering ram.
* [[{{Deconstruction}} Deconstucted]] in ''Film/PaulBlartMallCop'', where Blart tries this on a minion, only to hurt himself.
-->'''Blart:''' Nobody wins in a headbutt.
** A ''properly'' done headbutt (as in using the top of the forehead and targeting vulnerable areas) is probably one of the safest ways to strike. But doing it improperly (like, say, aiming at the ''other'' guy's forehead instead of, say, face) means damaging your head and likely your brain.
* ''Film/BoyEatsGirl'': When confronted by a zombified member of her GirlPosse, the resident AlphaBitch surprisingly headbutts her undead friend and escapes.
* Felson (played by Creator/RonPerlman) is fond of this in ''Film/SeasonOfTheWitch''.
* In the climax of ''Mr. Nanny'' the BigBad uses his metal skull-plate to knock Wrestling/HulkHogan's character around.
* ''Film/TheDarkKnightSaga'':
** ''Film/BatmanBegins'': Batman uses this on Carmine Falcone.
** ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'': Batman and Bane use this on each other.
* Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse
** Used in the climactic battle of ''Film/IronMan2''.
** Tony tries this on Thor in ''Film/TheAvengers2012''. Thor is hardly dazed, and returns the favor hard enough to knock Tony back several feet and leave a sizeable dent in his helmet.
** In ''Film/ThorRagnarok'', Skurge the Executioner headbutts a zombie so hard its body crumbles apart.
* In the film for the ''TabletopGame/DragonStrike'' game, when the rogue is unable to unlock a magically sealed door, the fighter makes a crack about it. In frustration, the rogue pushes the fighter into the door, causing him to do this.
* In ''Film/StarterForTen'', one character attempts a headbutt on another in a moment of frustration, and knocks himself out. When he wakes up, another character snarkily explains that he has completely failed to understand the basic principle of the headbutt: "You're meant to hit the soft part of their nose with the hard part of your forehead, not the other way round."
* Subverted in ''Film/SherlockHolmes2009''. Holmes is facing GiantMook Dredger, proven to be pretty much MadeOfIron in their last encounter. Suddenly Watson grabs Dredger from behind and shouts at Holmes to "[[CombatPragmatist Nut him!]]" Holmes runs up to Dredger, jumps up into the air and head-butts him, only to stumble backward, a stunned look on his face. Holmes then tries throwing a punch, but is so disoriented he slips and falls on his back.
* In ''Film/AceVenturaPetDetective'', Ace tries this on Lois Einhorn, but she's unaffected while he gets dazed.
* Early in ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'', Nux may be weak and in urgent need of transfusion, but try to steal his steering wheel and he'll headbutt your face in.
* Justified in ''Film/TheDirtyDozen''. When you're wearing a steel helmet and your opponent isn't, headbutts and blocking punches with your forehead suddenly become beautifully viable.
* In ''The Devil's Brigade,'' this is how two soldiers [[DestinationDefenestration toss an unruly logger or two out the window]] of a {{bar|brawl}}.
* John Matrix does this to Bennett in ''Film/{{Commando}}''.
* Riggs headbutts Wah Sing Ku a few times during their fight in ''[[Film/LethalWeapon Lethal Weapon 4]]''.
* In ''Film/{{Night of the Museum}} 3'', Laa does this to break out of a room that he and Larry are locked in.
* Jackson Rippner hits Lisa Reisert in the face with his head to make her stop evading his questions ''Film/RedEye''... and is left legitimately puzzled when not only does it knock her unconscious, which is bad for his plan, but, in particular, when he realizes that his own forehead is bleeding. (In contrast to his apparently-genuine confusion over why holding her father hostage would cause her to act at all agitated, this may have contributed to the part where he gives her an aspirin when she wakes up, [[PragmaticVillainy but only because he needs her to be able to think clearly.]])
* ''Film/JackReacher''. After being attacked by two incompetent criminals in a confined space, Reacher knocks down one guy onto another, then [[GrievousHarmWithABody smashes the top guy's head into the bottom guy's]] until both are out.
* Happens several times in ''Film/TheHobbitTheBattleOfTheFiveArmies''. A troll charges at the wall of Dale with some sort of stone edifice on its head and bashes in a hole large enough for the orc army to pour through. Amusingly, the troll falls over after the impact, presumably knocked out cold. Dáin takes Dwarven hard-headedness to a new level, using his head as his preferred weapon even against enemies ''wearing helmets''.
* ''Film/JusticeLeague2017'' Almost serving as a ShoutOut to Thor and Iron Man's battle: after Superman is resurrected and attacks everyone, Wonder Woman slams her head into him, and Superman barely even flinches. He then responds in kind... [[CurbStompBattle sending Diana into the pavement.]]
* ''[[Film/TheLastJedi Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi]]''. BB-8 tries to fix the circuits in Poe's X-Wing, but each time he bridges one with a tool, another one overloads. Finally, he just headbutts the panel, getting the weapons back online and giving himself a nice shock in the process.

* In ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'', Gandalf (jokingly, perhaps, although he was pretty cranky by that point and might well have done it) threatens to use Pippin's head as a battering ram to try to open the gates of Moria: "But if that does not shatter them, and I am allowed a little peace from foolish questions, I will try to seek the opening words."
* Done by Ecthelion in ''[[Literature/TheHistoryOfMiddleEarth The Book of Lost Tales]]'' to kill [[TheDragon Gothmog]]. Of course, at that point in time, Ecthelion has ''[[AnArmAndALeg lost both of his arms]]'' and has a [[ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice great big spike on his helmet]].
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
** The Nac Mac Feegles. "Faceful o' heid!"
** Also Wee Mad Arthur from ''Discworld/FeetOfClay'', as a rather long running gag.
** [[AltumVidetur "Vis-ne facem capite repletam?"]]
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danica_Maupoissant Danica Maupoissant]], from the ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' series ''Literature/TheClericQuintet'', who broke a big-ass block of stone with a headbutt. Earlier, under the influence of the evil potion, she repeatedly slams her face into brick blocks trying to figure out the technique. It gets a minor mention in the second book when she uses it to shatter an ogre's chest when he's bear-hugging her.
* Mace Windu does this to a guard twice his size who blocks his way in the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse novel ''Literature/{{Shatterpoint}}''. The guard taunts the "little Jedi" to draw his [[LaserSword lightsaber]]. Mace simply says that his head is all he needs and proceeds to show him exactly what he means, then steps away as the guard falls.
-->'''Guard:''' What you gonna do, think me to death? (''headbutt'')
* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''. In his first battle, dwarf Tyrion Lannister is given a suit of ill-fitting armour, including a bucket helm with a spike on top. After being knocked off his horse by a knight wielding a mace, it appears to be all up for our vertically-challenged protagonist until he headbutts the knight's horse, ripping its guts open. The knight falls off and breaks several bones, forcing him to surrender to Tyrion.
* In ''{{Literature/Animorphs}}'', this is what Jake's rhino and Rachel's elephant morph were often used for.
* Creator/SvenHassel grabs an enemy soldier by the ears and rams his helmet into his face, a move he refers to as the 'Danish Kiss'. As Sven is Danish-German, he adds that he didn't learn it in Denmark, but in the Wehrmacht battle school.
* ''Literature/GoodOmens'': Shadwell, on seeing [[spoiler:Satan himself]] start to materialize on Earth to start the Apocalypse, stands together with Crowley and Aziraphale, tosses away his arquebus, and... removes his cap. [[spoiler: [[CrazyAwesome The man was entirely ready to headbutt evil incarnate]].]]

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* In the ''Series/RedDwarf'' episode "White Hole", Holly powers down to conserve her remaining runtime, thus shutting off the engines and the powered doors. Solution? Bash down the 53 doors between them and the science room using... Kryten! Of course, he's a mechanoid, so it doesn't cause him ''too'' much damage...
-->'''Lister:''' You okay, man?\\
'''Kryten:''' [[NonSequiturThud I'm fine, thank you, Susan]]...
* Subverted in an episode of ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' where Cliff claims to know karate and smashes a stack of boards with his head. Diane ends up having to sneak him off to the hospital.
* Played with in ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''. One of Spike's minions asks him how to get into a locked room; Spike scornfully says "Use your head!", grabs him by the scruff of the neck... and smashes his head into the compartment next to the door holding a fire axe.
* In the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode "The Lodger", the Doctor is trying to explain to James Corden why he's living in his flat, which is to investigate time disruptions coming from upstairs. Telling James Corden would take too long, so the Doctor headbutts him for a very fast mind meld. Painful to both parties.
** Used for an IncrediblyLamePun by the Doctor to Handles, a CompanionCube in the form of a severed Cyberman head.
-->"Use your head, it's not like you've got a lot of alternatives!"
* ''Franchise/StarTrek''
** InformedAbility of the Klingons in all series save TOS; [[AllThereInTheManual the Star Trek Fact Files]] claim that those much-mocked [[RubberForeheadAliens rubber foreheads]] are actually solid bone.
** ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': A [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Klingon]] once challenged Data to arm-wrestling, and was promptly beaten the moment he said go. Being a Klingon, he's a SoreLoser. His attempt to get even by head-butting Data was no wiser.
-->'''Data:''' My upper spinal support is a poly-alloy, designed for extreme stress. My skull is composed of cortenide and duranium.
* In ''Series/HomeImprovement'', Tim and Al had a Karate expert show how he break boards with his head. Al volunteered to try and Tim waited for him to hurt his head only to succeed. After Al, Tim decided to give it a try and ended up hurting his head. Al revealed that he had training in karate.
* In an episode of ''Series/{{Dexter}}'', Doakes gets increasingly close to figuring out Dexter's secret. Once again, he confronts Dex in his office, at which point Dexter headbutts the cop and leaves the office into the main detective area, walking like nothing has happened. Two seconds later, Doakes flies out of the office, pissed off, and tackles Dex. The other cops assume he just snapped, as they didn't see the headbutt and he is well known to have a hatred for Dexter before he had a solid reason to. The whole thing [[WoundedGazelleGambit was planned by Dexter]] to give Doakes even less credibility than usual.
* Subverted in a ''Series/HappyDays'' episode where Arnold's catches fire, trapping Fonzie inside the men's room with Ralph and Potsie. Fonzie tries donning his motorcycle helmet and crashing through a wall.
-->'''Potsie:''' Hey, look, there's an outside wall! I wonder what it's made of?\\
'''Fonzie:''' Concrete. (''passes out'')
* ''Series/DropTheDeadDonkey''. Psycho office assistant Joy is infamous for her ferocious headbutts.
* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': When Jon Snow is at some point pinned to a wall, he uses this to get himself free from his attacker.
* ''Series/{{Angel}}''. Vampire hunter Holtz is stalking Justine, a vampire-killing vigilante whom he intends to recruit. He turns a corner and intercepts her fist with a PunchCatch.
-->'''Holtz:''' Your punch could have been quicker... [[DrowningMySorrows without so much to drink]].\\
'''Justine:''' It's kind of a trade-off, because without that much to drink (''head-butts Holtz'') hurts a lot more.
* In ''Series/BigBrother'', houseguest Willie Hantz was expelled after headbutting a fellow houseguest Joe, [[IShallTauntYou trying to taunt him to hit him]], and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking throwing pork rinds at another houseguest]].
* In ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'', The Bishop uses this in order to break in to Mr. Devious' office, by having his entourage pick up one of their number and using him like a battering ram. They not only break the door down, they almost knocked down the whole set.
* In an episode ''Series/WorldsDumbest Criminals'', a pair of would-be burglars is trying to break through the back door of a house when the team leader decides to employ this technique, complete with a running start. And inevitably, he learns that this doesn't work in real life. Surprisingly, the genius who thought he could break a secure door with his head is the one who ''didn't'' get caught.
* Utilized frequently during fight scenes in ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''.
* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway'': In "Party Quirks," Ryan Stiles took this one a little too far. He charged for Drew's desk and destroyed the neon light display. PING!
* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'': Sophie, who just the season before was easily felled by an erratic {{handbag|of hurt}}, went on to unleash one hell of a headbutt.
* ''Series/JessicaJones2015'': In the opening of "AKA You're a Winner", Kilgrave uses his [[MindRape powers]] to blatantly cheat at backroom poker. After winning an entire jackpot by simply commanding the other players to go all-in and then fold, he takes their money and starts to walk out, but one player that had been really annoying to Kilgrave stops him.
-->'''Harvey:''' I don't know what just happened there. But you're gonna sit down and give us a shot to win our money back.
-->'''Kilgrave:''' I've got a better idea: let's see how long it takes you to put your head through that post. ''[As Kilgrave walks out, Harvey turns to a solid wooden column next to him and immediately begins bashing his head against it]''

[[folder:Pro Wrestling]]
* The Battering Ram -- a finishing move used by several wrestlers, most notably Wrestling/TheSheepherders, whose FinishingMove was ''called'' the BatteringRam. Which was first used by Bobo Brazil (Houston Harris -- a former baseball player), and called the Coco Butt, in 1950.
* The diving head butt is mostly used by [[WildSamoan Samoan wrestlers]], but to the world at large, Wrestling/BamBamBigelow and Wrestling/ChrisBenoit are probably the most famous users.
** The late Chris Benoit used to do this as a tribute to the Wrestling/DynamiteKid, with much the same tragic results (severe brain trauma). Wrestling/HarleyRace has gone on record as saying he wished he'd never invented the move (he'd actually [[ThrowItIn just fallen from the top-rope head-first the first time]], but subsequently did it intentionally).
* The Wrestling/JunkyardDog would comically get on all fours and repeatedly ram fallen opponents head-first.
** JYD was known for having a hard head. More than once, an opponent would headbutt him - only to hurt ''themselves'' instead!
* After losing a [[HumiliatingWager hair-vs.-hair]] match to one of the Wrestling/{{Von Erich|Family}}s, Buddy Roberts of the Fabulous Freebirds took to wearing a wig with a boxing headgear to hold it on. During matches, Buddy would load a piece of metal into the headgear and headbutt his opponents with it.
* In the late-1980's in Wrestling/{{WCW}}, there was a masked tag team called the Russian Assassins, managed by Paul Jones. Their finisher was for one of them to insert a piece of metal into their mask right at their forehead and headbutt their opponent with it.
* In the mid/late-1980's, there was a wrestler named Jason the Terrible (a pro wrestling expy of Jason Voorhees) who was active in the Memphis and Calgary territories. He wore a hockey mask in the ring and would headbutt opponents with it.
* Similarly, Memphis also had a wrestler named Lord Humongous, based the villain from ''Film/TheRoadWarrior'' who wore a hockey mask and put it to good use. He later became better known without the mask as Wrestling/SidVicious.
* Hijo Del Santo is known as "El Rey de Tope" for his willingness to do diving head buts and flying battering rams (ironically, it would be a back injury that would put his career on hold). Wrestling/{{CMLL}} World Heavyweight Champion Rayo De Jalisco Jr was known for delivering multiple headbutts in rapid succession, though he had a bad habit of not looking during the last one, so if the opponent wasn't knocked senseless by the first 2-4 they could capitalize.
* LLF champion Sadika's "cabezazo" is an {{enforced|trope}} version, as she sandwiches an [[GarbageWrestler object]] between her and her opponent's head and butts it till it breaks.
* Wrestling/{{Paige}} is another diva that uses headbutts, even incorporating a rather...LesYay version as her signature move.

* The danger of a concussion is why direct, intentional helmet-to-helmet collisions are not allowed in the NFL. Spearing, the practice of diving into another player helmet-first, is also illegal due to the risk of spinal injury. This practice gained a lot of notoriety during the 1990s, largely because safety Chuck Cecil was so fond of using it. Yes, before he was a controversial assistant coach often fined by the [=NFL=] for his actions, he was a controversial player who was often fined by the [=NFL=] for his actions.
* [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball Soccer]] is one of a few where the head can be used [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPzNStFGgno to score]]. On the other hand, [[UnnecessaryRoughness headbutts on the adversary]] also occur:
** French legend Zinedine Zidane [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAjWi663kXc shows]] that the most effective way to punish someone for [[MySisterIsOffLimits insulting your family]] is not a conventional kick or punch, but a headbutt square in the chest in the middle of [[UsefulNotes/TheWorldCup the 2006 World Cup final]]. This has been [[MemeticMutation parodied rather hilariously]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUjFRKWk6gQ to no end]].
** Zidane might be the [[TropeCodifier most infamous]] [[NeverLiveItDown example]], [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headbutt#Association_Football but he definitely isn't the only one.]] In particular, Luis Figo headbutting Mark van Bommel was one of the "highlights" of [[UnnecessaryRoughness the EXTREMELY dirty]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Nuremberg_(association_football) Netherlands vs. Portugal match]] in that same World Cup's semifinals. ([[KarmaHoudini He only got a yellow card for it, tho.]])
** [[https://31.media.tumblr.com/8c18f5a9268f083408c66871a5d9b5d2/tumblr_n79wk2vUSV1qb6v6ro1_500.gif Pepe tries it on Muller]] in the 2014 Brazil WC. ''After'' having fouled him. [[CantGetAwayWithNuthin Unlike Figo, Pepe got a red card.]]
* Several martial arts allow and/or teach the use of headbutts.
** Headbutts are allowed in muay boran, adding a ninth contact surface as opposed to the eight of muay thai.
** UsefulNotes/{{Capoeira}} employs spearing headbutts as one of the prime ways to show an opponent that they've left their mid-section open, particularly during cartwheels. It also enforces them during short clinches.
** Some hybrid/full contact karate rulesets allow headbutting. Among them it's famous the school of Daido-juku Kudo, whose practitioners are forced to wear a special mask. A similar case is done with combat sambo.
** Even judo used to contain headbutts as part of its forgotten striking part of atemi-waza.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* Creator/GamesWorkshop games:
** In ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}}'', an ‘Eadbutt is one of the randomly generated attacks that a Giant is able to deliver against larger opponents. In battle, such an attack can only cause a single wound but it dazes the target so that they are briefly unable to attack themselves.
** In ''TabletopGame/WarhammerAgeOfSigmar'' [[TheAlcoholic Aleguzzler]] [[OurGiantsAreBigger Gargants]] are able to unleash a devastating head-butt against their foes. Although it is their less accurate, when it hits this ‘Eadbutt is capable of doing far more damage than any of its other attacks.
** Ghazghkull Thraka, the greatest [[OurOrcsAreDifferent Ork]] Warlord from ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'', had part of his skull replaced with a bionic skull, made from [[FantasyMetals adamantium]], with which he is able to deliver a powerful head-butt. [[GameplayStorySegregation Whether this is represented in the game rules]] [[DependingOnTheWriter changes from edition to edition]].

* In ''Kiss the Boys Good-bye'' by Clare Boothe, Cindy Lou says, about her temper: "I do deplore it, but when I'm in a snit I'm prone to butt the object of my wrath plumb in the tummy." She learned this trick from her {{Mammy}}, who supposedly learned it from a she-goat. She demonstrates it on Breed when he goes off on a tirade against the DeepSouth, and the blow to his stomach knocks the wind out of him.

* From ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', the Bohrok, and their EliteMook cousins, the Bohrok-Kal have a headbutt gimmick. In-story, they used their heads and other powers to demolish the entire island of Mata Nui.
* From ''WesternAnimation/{{Mixels}}'', Balk of the [[RubberMan Flexers]] is patterned after a hammerhead shark, and uses his head like a rubber mallet. The only reason he doesn't get hurt by this? [[RequiredSecondaryPowers He's hit his head so much, its gone numb, killing brain cells in the process.]]

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''
** The attack Skull Bash works in exactly this manner, as well as Headbutt, Head Smash, Iron Head and Zen Headbutt. However, Head Smash actually hurts the user.
** In addition to that, Cranidos and Rampardos are Pokémon based around this trope. Like many Pokémon, this was based on [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pachycephalosaurus a real animal]], albeit one that was recently determined ''not'' to have used its head quite as much as was originally thought.
** As said before, Scraggy and its evolution Scrafty.
* The trademark attack of [[UsefulNotes/TurboGrafx16 PC Engine]] hero {{VideoGame/Bonk}}[=/=]B.C Kid[=/=]PC-Genjin.
* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros''
** Mario and Luigi are frequently mistaken to be breaking overhead blocks by headbutting them, but are actually hitting them with ''fists''.
** In the ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros.'' series, several fighters use their heads as some form of attack. While most instances of this are only about one or two moves, Yoshi uses almost only headbutt-related moves when on the ground, as his arms are too short to effectively punch.
** Donkey Kong's headbutt [[HammeredIntoTheGround plants people into the ground.]]
** For that matter, Luigi's side-B move, Green Missile, is basically a charge-up attack with which he launches himself head-first at an opponent. It's even possible for him to get jammed into walls this way, given enough force.
** In ''VideoGame/SuperMarioRPG'', give Bowser the Hurly Gloves and watch him take his frustrations with Mario out on the enemies, even if Mario is at 0 HP!
* Red Brief J, a Boss in ''VideoGame/WarioWorld'', uses a head-first charge as his primary attack. (Which makes sense when you consider that he's a big bull.) The number of charges he can make with each attack is equal to five minus the number of Health Counters he has remaining. This attack is actually [[spoiler:his weakness; he's immune to all of Wario's attacks, but if Wario dodges all of his charges, he'll be dizzy for a few seconds, and can be dunked in the lava surrounding the arena if Wario does a Ground Pound on the center. This costs Red Brief J one Health Counter, but each one [[TurnsRed makes him angrier and stronger]].]]
* ''Franchise/MassEffect''
** This is how [[ProudWarriorRace krogan]] tell each other to "shut up", as a [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority display of dominance]]. In the second game you have a Renegade Interrupt that allows you to do this to the obnoxious Uvenk, which not only is successful in getting him to back down, but leaves him a little dazed afterwards.
--> '''Shaman''': (''laughs'') I like this human! S/he ''understands!''
** [[spoiler:Matriarch Aethyta (Liara's "father")]] assures her that, since her grandfather was a krogan, it's perfectly natural if she ever feels the need to headbutt someone. And indeed, [[spoiler:Aethyta herself]] can be seen in a Shadow Broker video headbutting an uncooperative krogan, with the ''krogan'' clearly suffering more harm for it.
** In the second game, after Shepard & Garrus interrogate Harkin for a bit, Garrus pulls out a pistol to shoot Harkin in the leg. If you take the Paragon Interrupt, telling him he doesn't have to shoot the guy now that they've got what they want, Harkin tries to act all cool... only for Garrus to floor him with a headbutt.
--> '''Garrus''': [[ExactWords I didn't shoot him]]...
** In the third game, Shepard can end up doing this to Khalisah bint Sinan al-Jilani after she dodges his/her traditional sucker punch.
** Also in the third game, but in multiplayer, this the standard melee attack for krogan characters.
** In ''Andromeda'', Drack recounts the time he headbutted a vehicle for giving him a funny look. At one point in the game, his teammate Liam can be heard trying to convince Drack to let Liam headbutt him ForScience. He's talked out of it, but a drunken idiot on Kadara is not so lucky.
** Pathfinder Ryder can threaten to do this to a pair of krogan guards at the door to their colony. While they don't get the chance, it does impress the guards a lot more than Ryder simply trying to be civil does.
* Double H from ''VideoGame/BeyondGoodAndEvil'' does this frequently, although he prefers to put on a helmet first.
* VideoGame/{{Ristar}} uses this as his ''primary attack''. On ''everything''.
* To state the obvious, so does ''VideoGame/DynamiteHeaddy''.
* ''VideoGame/TheLostVikings'': Erik the Swift's power is head-butting enemies and breakable obstacles.
* ''VideoGame/EarthwormJim'' offers an interesting variation of this trope: Since the player is essentially a (freakishly large) earthworm in a humanoid exoskeleton, you can actually use your wormy head to ''[[WhipItGood whip your enemies]]'' and ''as a propeller'' to slow down a long descent. In the sequel though, Jim gains the Snott Parachute because last game's Helicopter Head made him quite dizzy and left him with some severe lower back pain.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Killer7}}'', Mask De Smith stops a bullet by headbutting it out of the air.
* In ''Franchise/FinalFight'', Mike Hagar can do this when he grapples with an enemy. The fat Mooks in the first game use charging headbutts.
* ''Franchise/StreetFighter''
** Balrog, in all of his incarnations, always has a move that involves grabbing his opponents and headbutting them multiple times. It's even [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] in ''VideoGame/SNKVsCapcomSVCChaos'':
-->'''Mr. Karate:''' You should train your head too, big boy.\\
'''Balrog:''' My headbutts are a work of art, eh?
** E. Honda has this, ever since his debut, as a special maneuver. Note that in-game graphics always show him as flying head-first like a kamikaze Superman, but one piece of art tried to pass it off as a shoulder ram. No-one's buying that, Capcom.
** Also Dhalsim, who starts with a normal headbutt attack and then takes it UpToEleven by using headbutts as a drill-like Ultra move, the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YQX3U5yOK8 Yoga Shangri-La]].
** Alex's super Stun Gun Headbutt is an example. This chain of headbutts [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin can stun his opponents.]]
* The minotaurs in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion'' have the head ram as their ultimate attack. It's actually quite powerful, thanks to their horns... and the little fact that it is always coupled with a magical strike that disintegrates your armor and damages your health directly.
* In ''VideoGame/RiverCityRansom'', Ivan, who attacks outside the high school, can use a fairly powerful headbutt.
* The Headbangers from ''VideoGame/BrutalLegend.'' Well, they ''are'' ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}''[='s=] resident schoolteacher, Keine Kamishirasawa, is known for headbutting students who don't do their homework. On top of that, she's a [[OurWereBeastsAreDifferent Were-]][[HornedHumanoid Hakutaku]], meaning you '''really''' don't want to piss her off on the days of full moons -- there's a reason fans of the franchise refer to this as getting CAVED.
* The ''VideoGame/DefendersOfDynatronCity'' hero Toolbox attacks with his hammer-shaped head, but it has pitifully short range. Team leader Jet Headstrong does, too, but his is [[RocketPunch rocket-powered]], making him a bit more useful.
* Although not an attack, Firebrand from ''VideoGame/DemonsCrest'' headbutts objects in the background to find money and {{Upgrade Artifact}}s.
* One of Ram's loco moves in ''VideoGame/TotalOverdose'' allows him to live up to his name, charging like a bull at double maximum running speed with his head down and fingers pointed forward like horns. Any non-Boss enemy hit by it is thrown in the air, and dies on landing. One battle in particular encourages its use by leaving the appropriate pickups scattered around, and takes place in the middle of a bullfight arena.
* Subverted in ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaIISimonsQuest''. One of the townspeople tells Simon to "HIT DEBORAH CLIFF WITH YOUR HEAD TO MAKE A HOLE." This is a lie.
* A favored tactic of Amaterasu in ''VideoGame/{{Okami}}''. Useful for breaking pots, defeating Imps, getting other people's attention... She's a wolf, you know.
* ''VideoGame/TheGodfather 2'': You can do this to enemies you're grabbing.
* ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara: Samurai Heroes''
** Ieyasu has dispensed with his staff and gone for GoodOldFisticuffs as his new fighting style of choice. One of his Super Arts, however, is an UnblockableAttack which involves him essentially smashing his face against whatever defense an opponent might want to put up against him. It almost becomes comical when players discover it can also be used as a SpamAttack, and his head could occasionally get hurt from it. [[LethalJokeItem However, its damage output is ridiculously high and he can beat down enemy bosses in a short time.]]
** In the same game, Keiji takes out both Ieyasu and Mitsunari with headbutts when they refuse to stop fighting and listen to him.
* Quite the case for a lot of characters in ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}''.
** Every Mishima [[note]]Yes, Jinpachi, Heihachi, Kazuya, Jin (was the case for the first ''Tag'' title, now specific to Devil Jin), even Lars has this move. Though Lee doesn't.)[[/note]] has Stonehead as a throw. As you might guess it's a headbutt throw. Heihachi can also slam his head against his opponent as a regular attack (called the "Chrome Dome").
** All the animals save for Gon have a headbutt throw.
** Heihachi takes this UpToEleven in two ways. First, in his ''Tekken 5'' interlude in Story Mode, he headbutts the crap out of Jack-5 after defeating him (in Jack's story mode, he headbutts the stuffing out of Heihachi before punching him into a TwinkleInTheSky despite not having the Stonehead throw). Second, since ''Tekken 3'', he can perform a "Headbutt Carnival". Instead of a regular Stonehead throw, the recipient can reverse the Stonehead and, well, Stonehead him back!
** In ''Tekken Tag Tournament 2'', if you have two Mishimas on your team you can perform a ''tag Stonehead throw.''
** Craig Marduk has a number of combos that end with a quick headbutt.
** Various versions of the Jack robot have had a charging attack that allow them to perform a flying headbutt, [[Franchise/StreetFighter E Honda style]].
** Starting in Tekken 3, King has one. It's [[GroinAttack not aimed at the opponent's head.]]
* ''VideoGame/MonsterHunter''
** The Barroth uses this as its signature form of attack, and it hurts about as much as one might expect, coming from a thick-headed, nine-foot tall dinosaur running at what's probably around 40 miles per hour. It also flips you into the air on impact for extra measure.
** The Monoblos and Diablos also utilize charging headbutts, the horns on their heads making it look extra painful if it connects, while at the same time [[BullfightBoss allowing them to get stuck in walls]].
* In ''VideoGame/SolomonsKey'', Dana can break blocks by butting into them from below.
* ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'' has badass bodyguard Dian Wei, whose running attack for the longest time was a charging headbutt. This can send enemy officers flying and ''will'' result in a FoeTossingCharge if steered into a crowd of {{Mooks}}. Fittingly, he possesses the BaldOfAwesome and in the opening for the fourth installment of the game, is depicted ''headbutting a boulder to pieces'' and wiping the rock dust off his head with a smug grin.
* ''VideoGame/{{Bravoman}}'' has this as his crouching attack, where he shoots out his head like a jack-in-the-box. This is due to his special power of ExtendableArms extending to his neck and legs as well. Weird, but hey, it works.
* Some of the various characters of ''Franchise/MortalKombat'' have headbutts in their moveset.
** Kano had a weird sort of short headbutt in the sprite-based days, justified by having a metal plate installed in a fair portion of his face and head.
** ''VideoGame/MortalKombat9'': Sub-Zero will end his X-ray attack with a skull-shattering headbutt.
** In one of the weirdest instances of this trope, particularly for a fighting game, there is a challenge mission that causes all of your limbs to fly off at your opponent the instant you make an attack. This includes flinging your own head at an enemy to headbutt them from across the screen. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Hd3FBB6Wcw Bizarre does not begin to cover it.]]
* Kage-Maru's stomping attack in the ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'' games is to jump high and fall upside-down on his opponent. It's an AwesomeButImpractical move that will [[EpicFail usually fail spectacularly.]]
* The absolute strangest use of this trope comes from ''VideoGame/DeadSpace3''. Divider heads are disembodied heads that scamper around on tentacles, and if they find a human corpse, they'll replace its head and take up residence, [[PeoplePuppets directing the body to murder the player]]. Sometimes, the monsters will ''remove their own heads'' and lob it at Isaac, initiating [[SmashingSurvival a grapple sequence]] where the head attempts to replace Isaac's head with their own.
* Many Pokemon with short arms in ''VideoGame/PokemonMysteryDungeon: Gates to Infinity'' use a headbutt as an attacking animation for some of their physical moves. Not all of them actually learn the move Headbutt, however.
* A favourite technique of [[FatherNeptune Captain]] [[BraveScot Grim]] in ''VideoGame/TombRaider2013''. He calls it the "Glasgow Kiss" and boasts about using it on the Loch Ness Monster. [[spoiler:It [[{{Foreshadowing}} foreshadows]] his awesome last stand later in the game, where he headbutts a goon trying to hold him hostage against Lara, and tries to take out another with a headbutt only for the goon to drag him to his death.]]
* In ''VideoGame/DonaldDuckNoMahouNoBoushi'', Donald Duck, not content with simple {{Goomba Stomp}}ing, can fall upside-down to deal double damage to enemies.
* One of the more prominent ''VideoGame/DwarfFortress'' mods allowed dwarves to do this among other additions. It could easily send anything a human warrior skidding five feet across the ground, [[BloodyHilarious breaking bones with each bounce]], which tended to do a lot more harm than the headbutt itself (which could smash bits of skull through the aforementioned warrior's brain even with a helmet, mind you).
* VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}, during one of the boss fights, [[RuleOfCool headbutts a skyscraper that was sent flying her way]].
* [[spoiler: Platinum Robo]] from VideoGame/TheWonderful101 does the same with final boss.
* Do this right in ''VideoGame/ToriBash'' and you can ''[[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe bisect]]'' your opponent with it without your own head snapping off at the neck. You'll lose a lot of points for doing it, since the game considers it to be a high-scoring 'enemy blow to the head,' but it's still pretty awesome to cleave an opponent in half with your skull.
* ''VideoGame/OneMustFall2097'' features the Shredder, a mining robot with clawed hands and a large mining saw on the top of its head, giving it a slightly punk-mohawk look. One of its moves involves throwing itself headfirst at an enemy with its head-saw active, which of course does considerable damage to the other robot and leaves the Shredder itself unharmed. Advanced players can chain up to three of these together, among other insane combos.
* Certain classes in ''VideoGame/TalesOfMajEyal'' can learn the Skull Cracker talent. Other classes can learn it by wearing headgear with certain ego bonuses. There is even an achievement for defeating a certain number of bosses using this move.
* [[BadassGrandpa Fritz]] from ''VideoGame/AkatsukiBlitzkampf'' weaponizes this in his Throw by taking a step forward, grabbing the opponent by the collar, and swiftly headbutting him/her.
* [[BadassLongcoat Shinjiro]] [[BadassBaritone Aragaki]] does this [[https://youtu.be/j12-ZUIJpLE?t=56s to a punk]] in ''VideoGame/Persona3.'' It's even part of [[https://youtu.be/Hc470x0y5OU?t=2m24s his critical animation.]]
* ''Franchise/PowerRangers: Fighting Edition'' features the [[MightyGlacier Shogun Megazord]], whose throw involves grabbing its opponent and slamming them against its spiked helmet. This hurts like the dickens, and sometimes puts foes into a CycleOfHurting because it causes them to fall ''just'' close enough for the Shogun Megazord to plod over, grab them, and do it all again.
* Liquid Ocelot does this a few times with Snake in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'', and they end up doing it to each other as well. Snake can also score a few headbutts on Liquid during the boss battle.
* Velvet Crowe in ''VideoGame/TalesOfBerseria'' does this towards [[BigBad Artorius Colbrande]] in their duel, where she finally gets to overpower him.
* In the EliminationPlatformer ''Head Panic'', throwing your detachable head at enemies is your main form of attack.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* In ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'', as explained by Black Mage: "The main tactic of the Ram Form of Zodiackenshido is to break your opponent's equipment with your head before he breaks your head with his equipment." Fighter's the only human ever to succeed at this without dying in the process.
* An interesting version of this trope resides in ''Webcomic/DominicDeegan'' with the character Rachel, whose favorite pastime is breaking objects (and occasionally people) with her ''face''. This, of course, leads to comedy whenever villains try to punch, or occasionally headbutt, her in the face.
* The Heavenly Sky team from the ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' [[{{Yonkoma}} 4koma]] ''[[http://danbooru.donmai.us/pool/show/714 Tag Dream]]'' are the epitomine of a [[StrategySchmategy no strategy]] team. Any of their fights devolve into the two teams trading blows using their own heads, especially's [[MadeOfIron Tenshi's head]].
* Shan'naal [[http://www.drowtales.com/mainarchive.php?sid=10233 resorts to this]] in ''{{Webcomic/Drowtales}}'' after [[BloodMagic Yuh'le]] breaks both of his wrists using her powers. While he does get subdued it buys them enough time for their allies to show up and knock Yuh'le out.
* In ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'', when Agatha asks that a device of hers be hammered into the ground, Dimo promptly headbutts it in.
-->'''Agatha:''' I thought you'd use your metal hand!
-->'''Jenka:''' Dunno, hiz head iz probably harder.
* Elliot does this once, using it to break out of an unwanted bearhug from a dragon-like thing. A legit use ... and despite being in superhero mode, she's still left aching for a bit ... but is out of the hold. See Real Life below for why a trained martial artist would do this.

[[folder:Web Original]]
* V4 of ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' recently has the death of [[spoiler:David Anderson]] via a well-placed headbutt to the face, breaking his nose and sending bits of bone into his brain.
* Faun from ''Literature/{{Tasakeru}}'' invented the story's equivalent of the HeavyMetal Headbutt by giving a Glasgow Kiss to a drunk bar patron. Nicely Lampshaded.
-->"Do you knowhow to do the 'headache?'"
* ''WebAnimation/DSBTInsaniT'': Pink Fish Chargers use the large purple plates on their heads to ram into things.
** Power Rams obviously fall into this category, being rams and all.
* ''WebAnimation/{{Dreamscape}}'': Liz can use his pterosaur-like pointed head as a useful weapon in battle.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'':
** In ''Action'':
-->'''Justin:''' And then I thought, "WWCD", "What Would Courtney Do"? Use her head that's what!\\
(''[[ComicallyMissingThePoint he then headbutts]] [[ScaryBlackMan Chef]]'')
** In ''World Tour'': when Alejandro tells Tyler to use his head to transport a giant apple, he takes the statement too literally and headbutts it back.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', Bender has been used as a battering ram whenever the situation calls for it. In the movie ''Bender's Big Score'', when ordered to break down a wall, he voluntarily does it it with his head.
* Ram-Man of ''Franchise/MastersOfTheUniverse''. It's his frikkin' superpower! (Well, that and having coiled springs for legs...) ''WesternAnimation/HeManAndTheMastersOfTheUniverse2002'' has him as simply a big man who can charge through barriers with a good running start. Differently from most other example, he has the decency to wear a helmet... And, under it, an iron plate fixed on the top of his head.
* ''WesternAnimation/MikeLuAndOg'': Lu actually says "Use your head" before coming up with the idea of ramming her head into a money printing press to put her face on the island's cash.
* Toph uses this in ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' to illustrate the basic principle of Earthbending to Aang:
-->'''Toph:''' You've got to face it ''head-on''. And when I say "head-on", I mean like this. HUAH! (''jumping headbutt into nearby rock, pulverising it'')
* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}''
** The Dinobot Slag of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersGeneration1'' does this on more than one occasion. One of the best instances would be when he rams Devastator in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersTheMovie''. Being a giant robot who transforms into a robot Triceratops is very useful for this. For this guy, RammingAlwaysWorks.
** Slag's ''WesternAnimation/TransformersAnimated'' counterpart Snarl (who would have been called Slag too had Hasbro not chickened out) also turns into a robotic Triceratops.
** Also, the [[FanNickname Conehead]] Decepticon Seeker [[MeaningfulName Ramjet]] has a reinforced nosecone for doing this in vehicle mode. It counts because his nosecone is indeed part of his head. Ramjet actually did fail at this once -- then again, he was trying to ram ''[[TankGoodness Warpath]]''.
** There's [[WesternAnimation/BeastWars Rhinox]] too, and [[Anime/TransformersCybertron Backstop]], both of whom turn into Rhinoceri.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/LegionOfSuperHeroes'', Stone Boy was used as a head-first battering ram to ram open a door. Justified in that he can turn himself into stone, and so cannot be injured from this.
* On at least one WesternAnimation/ClassicDisneyShort (''Mickey's Fire Brigade''), Goofy has been used as a battering ram.
* WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck has also tried to break through doors with his head on a number of occasions, and elicits snarky commentary from his uncle Scrooge once he does this in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales''.
-->'''Scrooge:''' That's how he exercises his mind!
** "The Duck in the Iron Mask" also had this, except that the masked guy ''did'' get a headache.
* In an old ''Literature/ArabianNights'' themed ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' short, WesternAnimation/PorkyPig defends a fortress from Ali Baba and the Dirty Sleeves; four of them tries to ram down the door using a fifth one as the ram, while a sixth throws him something from ajar of "headache pills" after each hit.
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Popeye}}'', while trapped in a cell Olive Oyl tells him to use his head, and being who he is he obviously thinks this is what she meant.
-->'''Popeye:''' I'd try to, but then it gets rather tender.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}''
** Goultard tells his apprentice Sadlygrove that he needs to know how to use his head in battle. Sadlygrove takes this advice literally and defeats [[spoiler:Rubilax]] by headbutting him repeatedly, so hard he sinks into the desert with a real risk of choking to death on sand. Goultard approves.
*** Actually a double subversion. Sadlygrove suddenly realizes he can defeat [[spoiler:Rubilax]] by [[GoingToGiveItMoreEnergy making him too big]]; a case of him actually using his brain. As for how he goes about doing that...
** Goultard himself also favors this tactic. In his special ''Goultard the Barbarian'', he headbutts Katar so hard that a ''crater'' forms underneath them. He does the same thing to [[spoiler:Rushu]] in the series proper.
* In ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' some of the characters are trapped in a barrel and only Tummi is around to help them. When told to use his head to find a way to free them, he of course rams head first into the barrel without any injury and creates a hole big enough for the rest to enlarge to get out.
* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}}: Masters of Spinjitzu'', the other characters attempt to use Zane for this. Justified in that [[spoiler:he's a robot who actually has a "Battering Ram" program for some reason.]] Subverted because the door doesn't even budge.
* In the ''WesternAnimation/{{Talkartoons}}'' short "Jack and the Beanstalk", when Bimbo is thinking of a way top reach a giant after his large cigar falls through his house from the sky, his cow tells him to "Use your bean", which gives him the idea to grow a beanstalk.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''. In "The Secret Museum of Kung Fu", the Furious Five are trapped in the museum. On a roll after giving a "We have to work together" speech, Po says they can just get through the massive boulder blocking the door if they just use their heads. SmashCut to the others using Po as a battering ram.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'', Beast Boy takes this statement too literally and uses his head for '''everything''', including typing and as a frying pan to cook eggs.
* ''WesternAnimation/SpiderManTheAnimatedSeries'' uses this when Spidey and Hammerhead are fighting over the Tablet of Time.
-->'''Spider-Man:''' The tablet's no good to anyone broken! Use your head. [[TemptingFate Uh, forget I said that -]] ''(headbutted)''
* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': Jasper has a crash helmet as her weapon of choice, which enables her to amplify the power of headbutts.
* A favourite tactic of Cotton Hill on ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill''. It's quite effective because he lost his shins during UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and had his feet reattached to his knees, making him short enough for his head to be [[GroinAttack approximately at crotch level]] for most people.
* In an episode of ''{{WesternAnimation/Arthur}}'' this is played straight when Arthur is trying to find his way out of a medieval maze.
* This is used a few times in ''{{WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck}}'' Justified in the pilot as the character who uses it is a ram.
* In ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'', Kenny can perform the "Spin Blossom Nut Squash", which as the name implies is a spinning headbutt straight into [[GroinAttack the groin]].
** After Stan's mutated genetic clone wreaks havoc in South Park and is built up as a [[TheJuggernaut nigh-unstoppable monster]], his sister Shelly knocks it out with a single headbutt. No ''wonder'' Stan's terrified of her.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Kaeloo}}'':
** In the episode "Let's Play Red Light, Green Light", [[MakesSenseInContext Stumpy tries to cut a tree by ramming into it with his head.]] He fails.
** In Episode 93, when Stumpy and Quack Quack are training to be firefighters, their practice involves "saving" Mr. Cat from a building with fake flames. Stumpy tries to break down the door by using Quack Quack's head as a battering ram. It doesn't work, so Kaeloo tells them to use the ladder to get to the window Mr. Cat is at. [[TheDitz Stumpy]] then tries to smash the windowsill while continuing to use Quack Quack's head as a battering ram instead of just grabbing Mr. Cat, and Mr. Cat does an AsideGlance to the audience.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* If you're in a close grapple with someone, it's not a bad idea to use your forehead to smear your opponent's nose across his face. You may end up a little dazed but, if you did it right, he'll be much worse off; out of all possible ways to do it, headbutts are probably the single easiest way to break someone's nose by a long shot. Same goes for opponents with glasses; if you headbutt someone wearing them, they're all but guaranteed to wind up broken beyond repair.
** It's also effective if you're grabbed from behind, as you can get a lot of momentum by tilting your head all the way forward and swinging it back.
** The strongest part on the human skull is, in fact, the center of the forehead.
* The animal kingdom has its share of bad-ass headbashers:
** Check out giraffes. Yes, ''giraffes''. Less so with the former, as they were originally thought to have engaged on direct-headbutting action, but biomechanical studies suggest that flank-butting (like giraffes) is more likely. Giraffes are basically the living version of EpicFlail. Don't believe me? [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huxDnZs2_OQ Just look at this]]. Yeah, you go and say giraffes aren't badass. I'll be over here [[TemptingFate where it's safe]].
** * Some paleontologist believe that the dinosaur ''Pachycephalosaurus'' (whose name means "thick-headed lizard") used it's thick-skulled head this way, although the hypothesis is often debated. The carnivorous dinosaur ''Majungasaurus'' has been speculated to do this as well.
** Some chalicotheres (an extinct group of mammals related to horses and rhinoceroses), like ''Tylocephalonyx'', may have engaged in head-butting contests, based on their thick-domed skulls.
** Dinocephalians like ''Moschops'' were bulky theraspids (mammal-like reptiles) that often possessed thick skulls, and occasionally horns. Scientists believed that males used them to engage in head-shoving contests, similar to buffaloes.
** Heck, a plain ordinary ol' bull can headbutt your ribs into splinters, even without horns. And a full-grown male plains bison can easily do the same thing to your car's door.
** Orcas can headbutt hard enough to cause a whale's internal organs to ''explode''.
** On a smaller scale, seahorses head-butt one another during territorial disputes.
** The various members of the pig family have exceptionally thick skulls and powerful neck muscles. These are more commonly used for rooting for buried vegetative matter and some small prey, but all of the various pig species are quite capable of using these features for offense as well. The tusks (for the specimens that have them) are not the only part of what one has to worry about if a pig is angry at someone.
** Any animal with one or more horns or tusks does this, including but not limited to deer, moose, goats, gazelles, wildebeest, and elephants. Among them, musk-ox and bighorn sheep are best known for this.

--> '''''[[TheStinger BANG!!]]''''' "''[[WesternAnimation/ToyStory2 Ow]][[AnimatedOuttakes ...!]]''"