The Five Best Steve McQueen Movies of His Career

TVOvermind | 3/21/2012 | Tom
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Kind of like a few others in his generation Steve McQueen was an honest to goodness tough guy that turned into an actor but never lost his edge. His earlier years had been plagued with run-ins with the law and his mother’s new husbands that beat him regularly. When he was 14 he ran away and was eventually sent to a home for boys where he paid his dues and eventually turned his life around. From that point he joined the US Marines and once again suffered from his own rebellious streak since he was demoted seven times to private and was even thrown in the brig for well over a month after going AWOL. Eventually he straightened out and was honorably discharged, at which point he made his way towards an acting career thanks to the G.I. Bill that paid for his schooling.

Here are some of his best movies from a career that saw him as the anti-hero that people loved.

Marvels - Mankind - Corners - Order - Something

The marvels of mankind are great to behold but when one cuts corners in order to bring something in for cost the result is usually more expensive and far more dangerous than anyone could imagine. When a fire starts on the 81st floor, well below those that are currently in the building for a dedication ceremony, pandemonium ensues as the fire department does their absolute best to get as many people to safety before the fire continues to spread where it will pose an even greater danger to those still in the building. At the end many people are saved, but not everyone is quite as lucky.

Emotions don’t tend to belong in a case that has to do with finding out who’s guilty and how to make sure that they’re caught for what they’ve done, but that’s what happens...
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