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All great action movies have their share of sexy stars. James Bond flicks, for example, just would not be complete without their sex appeal. These are the top 10 sexiest stars in action movies from our time.
10. Christian Bale
Christian Bale is best known for his role as Batman in three movies; Batman Begins, The Dark Night, and The Dark Night Rises. Batman fans would agree that this fact makes him one of the sexiest action stars around, for Batman is a superhero known for being mysterious but benevolent.
9. Kate Beckinsale
Kate has played many different kinds of roles including a housewife in Click and a nurse in Pearl Harbor. Some of her most impressive work has been in intense action thrillers such as Underworld, The Aviator, and Total Recall. The fact that Kate can switch from nurse to a gun yielding hero makes her one of the sexiest women in action.
8. Bruce Willis
Pulp Fiction, Die Hard, The Sixth Sense, Moonrise Kingdom, Armageddon; the list goes on and on. Bruce Willis has been starring in action movies since the '90s and the fact that he is still as strong an action star as he was then, makes him one of the sexiest.
7. Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett is also a woman of many talents. She can be seen in horror movies as well as chicks flicks, but perhaps her most sexiest of acting comes in her action films. She has starred in super action flicks such as Iron Man 2, The Avengers series, and The Prestige. Scarlett was voted the sexiest woman alive in 2006 by Esquire.
6. Gerard Butler
Butler’s acting is so diverse that he has played in everything from musical movies to romance films. He is well known for starring as King Leonidas in 300. His Spartan role helped propel him into the sexy zone. He played Beowulf in Beowulf & Grendel, and Milo Boyd in The Bounty Hunter. Gerard has a huge cult following, which believes that he belongs in the top 10 list of sexiest action stars.
5. Angelina Jolie
The fact that Angelina Jolie starred as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider is enough for her to be on the top 10 sexy action star list. Nevertheless, Jolie has also starred in crazy films such as Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Changeling, Wanted, and Salt.
4. Chris Hemsworth
Chris Hemsworth has played Thor in three movies so far, Thor, The Avengers series, and Thor: The Dark World. Thor is a character known for being gruff and strong, which are both sexy qualities. He also recently played the huntsman opposite Kristen Stewart in Snow White and The Huntsman.
3. Natalie Portman
Also starring in Thor, Natalie Portman has acquired an impressive action movie repertoire herself. She can bee seen kicking butt in Black Swan, both Thor movies, V for Vendetta, and Star Wars: Episode III. Her strong roles make her one of the top 10 sexiest action stars.
2. Hugh Jackman
What could be sexier than a man who is part wolf? Jackman has now portrayed Wolverine in six different movies. They include all of the X-Men movies as well as the Wolverine movies. With claws like that, who could be sexier?
1. Halle Berry
From starring alongside Pierce Brosnan as James Bond in Die Another Day to playing the white-haired super-power Ororo Munroe/Storm in three X-Men movies, Halle Berry is and has been for a long time, one of the sexiest stars in action movies.