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List Rules Upvote the hottest guys who you think should have been named People's Sexiest Man Alive for 2014.

People Magazine has added Chris Hemsworth to their list of the Sexiest Men Alive, giving the Australian actor the prestigious title for 2014. Mel Gibson was the first hottie to take home the prize in 1985 (yes, really), and in 2013 the title went to rocker Adam Levine. But what do you think: who should have been appointed as the Sexiest Man Alive this year?

Let's take a look at the contenders who were passed up. He stole your heart in The Lego Movie and Guardians of the Galaxy, but was Chris Pratt the year's sexiest heartthrob? What about new dad Ryan Gosling? Or the newly married George Clooney? Clooney has already won twice, so many were thinking that Chris Hemsworth's own brother, Liam Hemworth, of the Hunger Games franchise had a good chance of winning this year. 

There are also plenty of guys who have been sexy for years like Jon Hamm and James Franco, who just might have been able to win, but don't forget about newcomers like Miles Teller (of Divergent and Whiplash) or the adorable Nicholas Hoult (who was super hot as Beast in X-Men: Days of Future Past). But in the end all of this hotness was passed over for Chris Hemsworth, the hunky man who played Thor in the Marvel Studio film. 

If you disagree with People's choice, which sexy men do you think should have been celebrated for their 2014 hotness? Cast your votes below and let People know who you think is really the hottest, most handsome guy of the year.
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Ian Somerhalder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Ian Somerhalder 1978-12-08 - Vampire Diaries star, cat lover, and avid philanthropist.

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2
1,649 1,405
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
David Beckham 1975-05-02 - Model. Handsome. Sexy. (Also a s occer player.)

3
2,202 1,390
Liam Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Liam Hemsworth 1990-01-13 - From The Hunger Games.

4
1,666 1,487
Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Johnny Depp 1963-06-09 - Already a two time Sexiest Man Alive (2003 and 2009).

5
1,030 1,404
Jensen Ackles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
tmc74 added Jensen Ackles 1978-03-01

6
1,873 1,448
Ryan Gosling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Ryan Gosling 1980-11-12 - Easily 2014's hottest new dad.

7
2,516 1,577
Channing Tatum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Channing Tatum 1980-04-26 - Magic Mike has only gotten hotter.

8
2,078 1,469
Chris Hemsworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Chris Hemsworth 1983-08-11 - Thor  has been voted People's Sexiest Man Alive 2014

9
1,212 1,435
Gerard Butler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Gerard Butler 1969-11-13 - What's sexier than a Scottish bad boy?

10
2,397 1,554
Zac Efron is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Zac Efron 1987-10-18 - Definitely not a new comer to the list.

11
1,417 1,492
Leonardo DiCaprio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Leonardo DiCaprio 1974-11-11 - Oh hey there, Old Sport...

12
1,394 1,453
Orlando Bloom is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Orlando Bloom 1977-01-13 - What's hotter than taking a swing at Bieber?

13
672 1,276
Jared Padalecki is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
tmc74 added Jared Padalecki 1982-07-19

14
864 1,417
James Franco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
James Franco 1978-04-19 - Strange social media antics aside...

15
1,367 1,471
Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Bradley Cooper 1975-01-05 - He even made raccoons sexy!

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16
1,313 1,291
Theo James is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Theo James 1984-12-16 - From Divergent.

17
1,051 1,699
Charlie Hunnam is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Charlie Hunnam 1980-04-10 - Better known as Jax Teller from Sons of Anarchy.

18
668 1,289
James McAvoy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Coolza added James McAvoy 1979-04-21 - He's one hot Scot!

19
1,503 1,429
Dave Franco is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Dave Franco 1985-06-12 - From Neighbors and 21 Jump Street.

20
1,298 1,506
Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Adam Levine 1979-03-18 - Last year's Sexiest Man Alive.

21
431 1,123
Jon Hamm is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Jon Hamm 1971-03-10 - The hottest of Mad Men.

22
1,120 1,322
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Hugh Jackman 1968-10-12 - Sexiest Aussie, no question.

23
126 40
Hugh Dancy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
RazzleDazzle(Crimsonny) added Hugh Dancy 1975-06-19

24
646 1,217
Henry Cavill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
sgprieto added Henry Cavill 1983-05-05

25
1,317 1,412
Ryan Ryusaki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Ryan Ryenolds 1984-01-27 - Possibly the hottest Canadian of all time.

26
1,292 1,485
Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Justin Timberlake 1981-01-31 - Remember when he had cornrows but was still sexy?

27
677 1,230
Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Brad Pitt 1963-12-18 - Only getting sexier with age.

28
623 1,135
Neil Patrick Harris is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Danielle Dauenhauer added Neil Patrick Harris 1973-06-15 - Now that we know the identity of the mother, it's time to find out who should be your daddy (spoiler alert: it's NPH)

29
501 1,163
Idris Elba is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Idris Elba 1972-09-06 - This The Wire star also wins for sexiest name.

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625 1,260
Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Benedict Cumberbatch 1976-07-19 - We already know he's the sexiest Sherlock...

31
622 1,087
Tom Hiddleston is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
phoebelouise added Tom Hiddleston 1981-02-09

32
690 1,220
Chris Evans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Chris Evans 1981-06-13 - Captain Hotness.

33
695 1,278
Matthew McConaughey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Matthew McConaughey 1969-11-04 - Former Sexiest Man Alive.

34
422 1,045
Gabriel Macht is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
eilish added Gabriel Macht 1972-01-22

35
462 1,057
Patrick J. Adams is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
eilish added Patrick J. Adams 1981-08-27

36
1,157 1,305
Taylor Lautner is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Taylor Lautner 1992-02-11 - Dem wolf abs.

37
1,193 1,374
Josh Hutcherson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Josh Hutcherson 1992-10-12 - Peeeeeeeeta!

38
700 1,231
Tom Hardy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Tom Hardy 1977-09-15 - Mad Max or Hottie to the Max?

39
711 1,251
Robert Pattinson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Coolza added Robert Pattinson 1986-05-13 - He's still welcome to nibble our necks.

40
1,077 1,271
Nick Jonas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Nick Jonas 1992-09-16 - Look! He got super hot!

41
293 930
Kit Harington is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Kit Harington 1986-12-26 - He knows nothing, but looks great in black.

42
532 1,179
Matt Bomer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Matt Bomer 1977-10-11 - White Collar sexiness.

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803 1,259
Jake Gyllenhaal is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Jake Gyllenhaal 1980-12-19 - The ultimate dreamboat.

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981 1,223
Chris Pine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Chris Pine 1980-08-26 - Trekkies are sexy.

45
22 30
Justice Joslin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Herotrail added Justice Joslin

46
570 1,108
Mark Wahlberg is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Coolza added Mark Wahlberg 1971-06-05

47
577 1,155
George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
George Clooney 1961-05-06 - Off the market, but sexy as ever.

48
387 602
Wentworth Miller is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Coolza added Wentworth Miller 1972-06-02 - W e'd break IN to prison to get with this guy.

49
741 1,286
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt 1981-02-17 - Self-proclaimed feminist... and actor.

50
493 1,010
Enrique Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Who Should Have Been People's 2014 Sexiest Man Alive?
Coolza added Enrique Iglesias 1975-05-08