30 of the Sexiest Cowboys
"Cowboys & Aliens" rode to the top of the box office this past weekend (tying with "The Smurfs"), so "Extra" is highlighting those sexy men of the West - be they old or new! Yee haw!
30 Sexy Cowboys
Daniel Craig in 'Cowboys & Aliens'
As Jake Lonergan, Craig is the latest Hollywood star to play a ruggedly handsome cowboy from the Old West.
Kurt Russell in 'Tombstone'
Role: The famed lawman Wyatt Earp Best line: "I spent my whole life not knowing what I want out of it, just chasing my tail. Now for the first time I know exactly what I want and who... that's the damnable misery of it."
Kevin Costner in 'Dances with Wolves'
Role: Lieutenant Dunbar Best line: "I had never really known who John Dunbar was. Perhaps because the name itself had no meaning. But as I heard my Sioux name being called over and over, I knew for the first time who I really was."
Val Kilmer in 'Tombstone'
Role: Doc Holliday Best line: "It appears my hypocrisy knows no bounds."
Owen Wilson in 'Shanghai Noon'
Role: Roy O'Bannon Best line: "Now I'm gonna have to get rid of my outlaw name, it just won't work anymore. My real name's Wyatt Earp.
Josh Brolin in 'True Grit'
Role: Tom Chaney Best line: [after being shot by Mattie] "I didn't think you'd do it! One of my short ribs is broke!"
Matt Damon in 'All the Pretty Horses'
Role: John Grady Cole Best line: "If this rain hits hard, there's gonna be a river come down through here like a train. You thought about that?"
Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in '3:10 t0 Yuma'
Roles: Crowe as Ben Wade and Bale as Dan Evans Dan Evans: "I ain't stubborn." Ben Wade: "Excuse me?" Dan Evans: "You said I was stubborn, for keeping my family on a dying ranch. It's my son, Mark. The young one. He got tuberculosis when he was two. Doctor said he would die if he didn't have a dry climate, so..." Ben Wade: [interrupting] "Why are you tellin' me this?" Dan Evans: "I don't know. I guess I just... wanted you to know that I ain't stubborn, is all." [both start laughing]
Montgomery Clift in 'Red River'
Role: Matt Garth Thomas Dunson: When we get back to the ranch, I want you to change the brand. It'll be like this: The Red River D, and we'll add an M to it. You don't mind that, do you? Matt Garth: No. Thomas Dunson: You earned it.
Alan Ladd in 'Shane'
Role: Shane Best line: "A gun is a tool, Marian; no better or no worse than any other tool: an axe, a shovel or anything. A gun is as good or as bad as the man using it. Remember that."
Jon Voight in 'Midnight Cowboy'
Role: Joe Buck Best line: "Uh, well, sir, I ain't a f'real cowboy. But I am one helluva stud!"
Jeff Bridges in 'Crazy Heart'
Role: Bad Blake Best line: "Whole worlds have been tamed by men who ate biscuits."
Timothy Olyphant in 'Justified'
Role: Raylan Givens Raylan Givens: "I'm gonna give you twenty-four hours to get out of this county. That means you have, oh, until two-fifteen tomorrow afternoon. If I see you around here after that, I won't hesitate to shoot you on sight. You got any questions?" Tommy 'the Zip' Bucks: "The f**k you talkin' about?" Raylan Givens: "That's your question?"
Garrett Hedlund in 'Country Strong'
Role: Beau Hutton Chiles Stanton (Gwyneth Paltrow): "Do you still like me?" Beau Hutton: "I still like you." Chiles Stanton: "I'm serious, Beau." Beau Hutton: "I still like you." Chiles Stanton: "I'm not what I seem." Beau Hutton: "Oh maybe that's what I like about you. D'you ever think of that? You know maybe that's what makes you different from all those other pretty pennies out there."
Harrison Ford in 'The Frisco Kid'
Role: Tommy Best line: "You give me the pee-doodles!"
John Wayne in 'Stagecoach'
Role: Ringo Kid Best line: "Well, there are some things a man just can't run away from."
Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Brokeback Mountain'
Roles: Ledger as Ennis Del Mar and Gyllenhaal as Jack Twist Ennis Del Mar: "You ever get the feelin'... I don't know, er... when you're in town and someone looks at you all suspicious, like he knows? And then you go out on the pavement and everyone looks like they know too?" Jack Twist: "Well... maybe you oughta get out of there, you know? Find yourself someplace different. Maybe Texas." Ennis Del Mar: "Texas? Sure, maybe you can convince Alma to let you and Lureen to adopt the girls. And we can just live together herding sheep. And it'll rain money from LD Newsome and whiskey'll flow in the streams-Jack, that's real smart."
Viggo Mortensen in 'Appaloosa'
Role: Everett Hitch Best line: "Life has a way of making the foreseeable that which never happens... and the unforeseeable that which your life becomes."
Hugh Jackman in 'Australia'
Role: Drover Drover: "We're not really used to..." Lady Sarah Ashley (Nicole Kidman): "A woman? I suppose you think I should be back in Darwin, at the church fête or a lady's whatever you call it. Well I will have you know, I am as capable as any man." Drover: "Guests. We're not used to guests is what I was about to say but now that you mention it I happen to quite like the women of the outback."
James Dean in 'Giant'
Role: Jett Rink Best line: "Everybody thought I had a duster. Y'all thought ol' Spindletop Burke and Burnett was all the oil there was, didn't ya? Well, I'm here to tell you that it ain't, boy! It's here, and there ain't a dang thing you gonna do about it! My well came in big, so big, Bick and there's more down there and there's bigger wells. I'm rich, Bick. I'm a rich 'un. I'm a rich boy. Me, I'm gonna have more money than you ever thought you could have-you and all the rest of you stinkin' sons of... Benedicts!"
Will Smith in 'Wild Wild West'
Role: Capt. James West President Grant (Kevin Kline): "And you, West, not every situation calls for your patented approach of "shoot first, shoot later, shoot some more and then when everybody's dead try to ask a question or two."
Colin Farrell in 'American Outlaws'
Role: Jesse James Best line: "See that's your problem, Frank. By the time you've finished figurin' out stuff, I'm already finished doin' it."
The Cast of 'Young Guns'
Who: Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Dermot Mulroney and Casey Siemaszko William "Billy the Kid" Bonney (Estevez): "Dear Governor Axtell. I've heard that you will give 200 dollars for my head. Perhaps we should meet and talk. I am at the Juarez village at the border. Send 3 men, and instruct them not to shoot, as I am unarmed. In short, Sir; I surrender. Your obedient servant William H. Bonney. PS: I changed my mind. Kiss my ass."
John Travolta in 'Urban Cowboy'
Role: Bud Sissy (Debra Winger): "You a real cowboy?" Bud: "Well that depends on what you think a real cowboy is?" Sissy: "Know how to do 2-step?" Bud: "You bet." Sissy: "Wanna prove it?"
Clint Eastwood in 'A Fistful of Dollars'
Role: Joe Best line: "I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughing. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it."
Gary Cooper in 'High Noon'
Role: Marshal Will Kane Best line: "You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If you're honest, you're poor your whole life and in the end you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
Brad Pitt in 'Legends of the Fall'
Role: Tristan Best line: "You know when Samuel died... when Samuel died, I cursed God. Did I damn everybody around me as well as myself?"
Antonio Banderas in 'Desperado'
Role: El Mariachi Best line: "You know, it's easier to pull the trigger than play guitar. Easier to destroy than to create."
Steve McQueen in 'The Magnificent Seven'
Role: Vin Tanner Best line: "We deal in lead, friend."
Paul Newman and Robert Redford in 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'
Role: Newman as Butch and Redford as the Sundance Kid Butch Cassidy: "Kid, there's something I ought to tell you. I never shot anybody before." Sundance Kid: "One hell of a time to tell me!"