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Jason Momoa, Conan the Barbarian
We kind of knew this from his turns on Game of Thrones and Stargate: Atlantis, but Momoa can pull off the dirty scruffy look very well.
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Christian Bale, 3:10 to Yuma
This earnest Wild West good guy had one really earnest beard.
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Orlando Bloom, Kingdom of Heaven
Who wouldn't go on a Crusade with this guy?
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Johnny Depp, Pirates of the Caribbean franchise
The beard braids may not be for everybody but no one imagine a clean cut Captain Jack.
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Sean Bean, The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
We couldn't fault Boromir for almost succumbing to the lure of the Ring, but there was no poor judgment when it came to that facial hair choice.
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Jim Caviezel, Outlander
This stranger from a foreign planet sure managed to get some of the nuances of male features down.
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Gerard Butler, 300
This Spartan's robust beard was anything but sparse.
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Russell Crowe, Gladiator
Fighting to regain your honor doesn't leave much time for manscaping.
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Hugh Jackman, X-Men: Wolverine
Well, we wouldn't expect a guy named Wolverine to be clean-shaven, right?
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Joseph Fiennes, Shakespeare in Love
His poetic smoldering was enhanced by that manly scruff.
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Viggo Mortensen, The Lord of the Rings franchise
No time for grooming when there are hobbits and a world order to protect. And for that we are grateful.
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Kenneth Branagh, Othello
All that conniving so carefully hidden behind that carefully coiffed facial hair.
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Russell Brand, Get Him to the Greek
Well, he wouldn't be a true crazy rock star without that look, would he?
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Samuel L. Jackson, Pulp Fiction
The Jheri curl could go, for sure, but it was working with those lamb chops and that Zapata 'stache.
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Chris Hemsworth, Thor
Yes, beards are kind of de rigueur for all sort-of Norse gods, and for that we are thankful.
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Jeff Bridges, The Big Lebowski
The Dude wouldn't be the Dude without his whole mangy mane.
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Jason Statham, Revolver
It's no trick that the usually shorn actor looked pretty good with the extra hair all over his face and head when he played this conman.
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Gangs of New York
That baby face needed the scruff to hang with these ruffians.
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Brad Pitt, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
Jesse James may have gotten himself into a number of hairy situations, but his look wasn't one of them.
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Daniel Day-Lewis, There Will Be Blood
The 'stache gets most of the notice here but the whole hairy gruffness makes this look work.