It's not a requirement that action stars be bald, but it does seem to make them more badass. From Jason Statham to Vin Diesel to Samuel L. Jackson to Bruce Willis, domed caps are as useful as a gun or nunchucks for an action star.

Statham brings his bald top to the new movie 'The Mechanic,' the story of a "mechanic" -- an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets.

Check out our gallery for some of the best bald-headed badasses in movies.


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