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The 22 Most Badass Beards In Cinema
Is that a rat on your chin or are you just awesome?

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The 22 Most Badass Beards In Cinema | The
The "Nighthawk"

Man behind the beard: Sylvester Stallone
Film: Nighthawks (1981)
Character played: Detective Sergeant Deke DaSilva
Real or fake? Real

The one thing more impressive that his character’s name – Deke DaSilva – is Stallone’s chin-straddling facial hair. Forgoing cheek fuzz, our man Stallone ups the manliness factor by 670 percent by adding shades, a mini-mullet and a backwards flat cap. That, ladies and gentleman, is one sexy cop.

Bizarrely, the plot of Nighthawks was originally conceived as a potential storyline for The French Connection III, but when Gene Hackman turned down the chance to play Popeye again, the studio reworked it as a Stallone vehicle. But as we’re thinking in terms of beards here, it’s probably just as well. Much as we love Gene, he couldn’t rock this beard. A ‘tache, of course – he’s the master of those – but one of this bad boys? Not even Doyle could get away with that one…
 

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1 Re: No Seneca Crane?!
Aah sincere apologies, I've only just noticed the date on this thing. Cheeky Ali directing me to an old feature to distract me from The Fassbender. More

Posted by polkadotty5 on Tuesday April 17, 2012, 14:51

2 No Seneca Crane?!
Is it too groomed for you and therefore deemed inadequately manly? There is nothing more badass than a man who takes care of his facial hair well. More

Posted by polkadotty5 on Tuesday April 17, 2012, 14:47

3 The "Cap'n Jack"
The "Cap'n Jack" beard is fake. One the behind the scenes of the film is partly Johnny Depp in the make-up chair saying that the majority of the beard is fake because he can't grow his own! :) More

Posted by Castiel on Saturday August 20, 2011, 16:03

4 The "Cap'n Jack"
The "Cap'n Jack" beard is fake. On the behind the scenes of the film, part of it is Johnny Depp in the make-up chair saying that the majority of the beard is fake because he can't grow his own! :) More

Posted by Castiel on Saturday August 20, 2011, 16:00

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