Posted on December 8, 2011
Sexy Shirtless Superheroes
Everyone knows that male actors are chosen to star in superhero movies based on their
intellect, talent, ability to appear menacing, ability to fill out a spandex jumpsuit. So let’s ogle, shall we?
Click any photo for the full size version. In some cases I used photos from the actual movie but not always. If I know what they are from I have mentioned that. I’ve included some upcoming superheroes, some villains and other related goodies.
Chris Evans-stars as Captain America/Steve Rogers in Captain America: The First Avenger and The Avengers (2012) and The Human Torch/Johnny Storm in Fantastic Four and Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Photos are from Captain America, a Fantastic Four movie and an earlier photo shoot.
Ryan Reynolds-stars as Green Lantern/Hal Jordan in Green Lantern, Deadpool/Wade Wilson in Deadpool (2014) and X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Hannibal King in Blade: Trinity. Photos are from Men’s Health Magazine, Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Amityville Horror.
Henry Cavill-stars as Superman/Clark Kent/Kal-El in Man of Steel (2013). Photo is from The Immortals.
Andrew Garfield-stars as Spider-Man/Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man (2012).
Chris Hemsworth-stars as Thor in Thor and The Avengers. Photos are from Thor and an earlier photo shoot.
Gabriel Macht-stars as the Spirit in The Spirit. Photo from The Spirit.
Christian Bale-stars as Batman/Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. Photos are from Batman Begins (I believe) and Reign of Fire.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan-stars as the Comedian/Edward Blake in Watchmen. Photo is an Old Spice ad.
Jeremy Renner-stars as Hawkeye/Clint Barton in The Avengers (2012). I’m not sure what this photo is from.
Hugh Jackman-stars as Wolverine/Logan in The Wolverine (2013), X-Men: First Class, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, X-Men: The Last Stand, X2 and X-Men. Photos are from X-Men: Origins: Wolverine (I believe) and a paparazzi shot.
James McAvoy-stars as Charles Xavier in X-Men: First Class. Photo is from Wanted.
Michael Fassbender-stars as Magneto/Erik Lehnsherr in X-Men: First Class. Photo is from Fish Tank.
Jay Chou-stars as Kato in The Green Hornet. Photo appears to be from a phone ad.
James Marsden-stars as Cyclops/Scott Summers in X-Men, X2 and X-Men: The Last Stand. Photos are from a photo shoot.
Drake Bell-stars as The Dragonfly/Rick Riker in Superhero Movie. Photo is from a photo shoot. I’m not able to find any up to date shirtless pics, but this is fairly close.
Ryan Kwanten-stars as Griff in Griff the Invisible. Photos are from True Blood and a photo shoot.
Tobey Maguire-stars as Spider-Man/Peter Parker in Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3. Photo is from Spider-Man.
Robert Downey Jr.-stars as Iron Man/Tony Stark in Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3 (2013) and The Avengers (2012). Photos are from Sherlock Holmes and a photo shoot.
Thomas Jane-stars as The Punisher/Frank Castle. Photos are from The Punisher and a photo shoot.
George Clooney-stars as Batman/Bruce Wayne in Batman & Robin. Photo is from a photo shoot.
Julian McMahon-stars as Dr. Doom/Victor Von Doom in Fantastic Four and Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer. Photos are from an early photo shoot, a paparazzi shot and Charmed.
Nic Cage-stars as Ghost Rider/Johnny Blaze in Ghost Rider and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012). Photos are from Ghost Rider and an 80s photo shoot.
Stuart Townsend-stars as Dorian Gray in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Photo is from Queen of the Damned.
Shane West-stars as American Secret Service Agent Tom Sawyer in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Photo is from a photo shoot (circa 2000).
Billy Zane-stars as The Phantom/Kit Walker in The Phantom. Photos are from The Phantom.
Mark Ruffalo-stars as the Hulk/Dr. Bruce Banner in The Avengers (2012). Photo is from XX/XY.
Alec Baldwin-stars as The Shadow/Lamont Cranston. Photo is from Miami Blues.
Edward Norton-stars as the Hulk/Dr. Bruce Banner in The Incredible Hulk (2008). Photo is from The Incredible Hulk.
Greg Kinnear-stars as Captain Amazing/Lance Hunt in Mystery Men. Photo is from As Good As It Gets.
Jim Carrey-stars as The Riddler/Dr. Edward Nygma in Batman Forever. Photo is from I Love You Phillip Morris.
Val Kilmer-stars as Batman/Bruce Wayne in Batman Forever. Photo is from Top Gun.
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So, who’s your favorite?
Did I miss any sexliscious studs?