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The Hottest Guys of Summer 2012 Movies  

Abbey Grantham
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List Rules Attractive actors appearing in films released in the US between May and August 2012.

The hottest guys of summer 2012 movies include veteran actors and several newcomers. All of them have one thing in common, though: They're gorgeous on the big screen. Superheroes are almost always hot, so obviously the actors of 'The Avengers' are all listed, and yes -- virtually the entire cast of Steven Soderbergh's 'Magic Mike' is listed (thank you, Mr. Soderbergh, thank you so much), so be sure to vote for the guys that you think are truly worthy of inclusion on this list. And yes, vote down anyone who just doesn't do it for you and, if you spot a hot summer movie star that isn't listed here? Add him!

The guys on this list can command an audience with their acting abilities, and their classic good looks. It's a great combination to have if you're an actor, and everyone listed has it, in spades. Need examples? How about the always adorable and charming Andrew Garfield in 'The Amazing Spider-Man' for starters? In keeping with the superhero theme, how about Christian Bale in 'The Dark Knight Rises' or even Tom Hardy (who plays bad guy Bane)? For every gorgeous female archery expert on film in 2012, there are at least five incredibly hot male superheroes as well. Balance is important!

Some newcomers make this list, including Sam Claflin from 'Snow White and the Huntsman' (yes, it was hard sometimes to focus on him, what with Chris Hemsworth's Huntsman blinding us with his sheer raw gorgeousness), Taylor Kitsch in 'Battlefield' and 'Savages' (hey, a two-fer!), Benjamin Walker in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' and Diego Boneta in 'Rock of Ages.' And Kitsch doesn't corner the market in hottie performances in multiple 2012 summer films: Jeremy Renner in 'The Avengers' and 'The Bourne Legacy,' Liam Neeson in 'Battleship' and 'The Dark Knight Rises,' and the always geektastically hot Mark Duplass in 'Safety Not Guaranteed' and 'Your Sister's Sister.'

2012's summer movies are filled with man candy. If 2012 was the year of the female archery expert on film ('Hunger Games,' 'Snow White,' 'Brave'), it might just be the year of the a**less chaps for the guys (Tom Cruise in 'Rock of Ages' and oh, did we mention the entire cast of 'Magic Mike?'). So you see: Just because Ryan Gosling isn't starring in any summer movies ('Gangster Squad' doesn't come out until September, so boo!), it doesn't mean we won't be able to lust after a slew of other hotties. Be sure to vote and please, do add any other gorgeous summer 2012 movie guys you spot!

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Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Hottest Guys of Summer 2012 Movies
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