They live away from society, constantly defying the law. They run from the authorities and commit crimes without thinking twice. They are dangerous, armed, smart, and fearless. Outlaws, no matter how bad are, are always fun to watch. Here are seven of the best and most badass outlaw movies ever made. We just can't get enough of these felons.
Bonnie and Clyde are the most notorious our of all the criminal couples in history. In 1967, a movie was based on the real life events that occurred. For Clyde, a handsome young traveler, it was was very easy to seduce Bonnie, a small town girl with a yearning for something more in life. It was love at first sight for the two. Clyde was already a small time crook and criminal. But when he got Bonnie on his side, they were unstoppable, which led them on a bank robbing and murdering spree.
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" is another badass outlaw movie that you must watch. It's loosely based on real outlaws from the Wild West. When two gang leaders, Butch and Sundance, almost get caught during a robbery and get the law on their tails, they flee to Brazil. Sundance's girlfriend, Etta, also accompanies them as they run for their freedom and their lives, until a final showdown which turned out to be one of the most memorable shooting scenes in film history.
"The Usual Suspects"
With a loaded cast, and told from the perspective of a physically handicapped con-man, this outlaw movie recaptures the events leading up to a boat explosion which leaves 27 men dead and the discovery of $91 million in drug money. Each member of the crew involved in the heist was coerced to participate in the job by the infamous Keyser Söze, a vindictive and psychotic criminal mastermind. A real badass!
"The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford"
This badass outlaw movie is very different than the others above. Jesse James (Brad Pitt) is a notorious criminal and gang leader– a legend if you will. Robert Ford (Casey Affleck) is a young man who grows jealous of Jesse James' murders and criminal activities. His obsession with James finally brings him face to face with the criminal legend. The movie follows the events that led up to Jesse James' death with great cinematographic perfection.
"The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
Clint Eastwood plays a lonely, smart Western outlaw looking to steal already stolen gold from a a bounty hunter and Mexican criminal. Morally, he is no better than the criminals he is trying to scam– he is just better at being a criminal! This movie is full of shoot-outs and crazy chase scenes in the Wild West, which leaves no space for a conscious. May the best criminal win!
After Antonio Banderas' (a mariachi) lover is murdered, he is driven by anger and vengeance to kill the the drug lord who killed her. He gets mistaken for a hitman which takes him down a very long winding road into the underground crime scene of Mexico. He even becomes close to a beautiful woman who works for the drug lord. The movie is full of gunfights, romance, and emotion and is one outlaw movie you cannot miss out on!