ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Top 5 Sexiest American Men

Updated on November 28, 2010

It all started with the Top 5 Sexiest Englishmen, an article in which I essentially dissed all American men. In case you missed it, I pretty much labeled them as emotionally stunted in comparison to their English counterparts. It was, perhaps, a bit unfair; I do find a select few to be extremely hot and sexy.

But this isn't just a contest of looks, the way these lists always turn out to be.

To get on this list, you have to actually be able to convey intelligence and character. And, of course, it helps to be yummy, which all of these men happen to be. If you find yourself in disagreement with any of my choices, get hold of the movies that put them on this list and you'll understand why they are here.

George Clooney

No surprise here, I'm sure. He's come a long way from his Facts of Life days, indeed. The man only gets better looking with age. And, while I think it's true he's starting to resemble Cary Grant (I hope you people realize Cary was an Englishman!), I think he may have actually surpassed him in the dapper department. That gray is so damned sexy it's ridiculous, and when he turns his head and smiles that slick little grin -- combined with just a dash of cocksure -- ooh, la, la, y'all. Gimme some some!

Denzel Washington

You hear black women talk about strong black men... is there a man who epitomizes the words 'strong' and 'man' quite like Denzel does? Show me a white man who even comes close to the character and sex appeal this brother exudes. Hot damn, hot damn, hot damn. He's a great actor, to be sure, but honestly I'm usually too busy drooling to think about it...

...that, and I'm usually on the edge of my seat just waiting for a glimpse of that amazing smile. Did y'all know Denzel turned down a love scene with Julia Roberts, because he didn't want to upset his core fans, i.e. black women? I bet Julia still mopes whenever someone reminds her about it. I know I would.

Edward Norton

Yeah, I know, you're surprised. Look, let me be straight -- I always thought ol' Ed was a bit geeky, myself. I thought he was a brilliant actor, to be sure. But geeky. Until I saw The Painted Veil. Holy. Jesus. If that movie doesn't have one of the best, most passionate, most please-ravish-ME-next kisses, I don't know what does.

The way he storms through the door, grabs Naomi Watts and has his sexy way with her.... yes, Lord, summa that. Please. If you missed that film, the scene in The Illusionist, where he grabs Jessica Biel and pushes her against the wall before he starts kissing her.. Oh... My... Goodness.. It's not really hard to guess what Salma Hayek saw in this man, is it?

Joaquin Phoenix

Possibly another surprise, possibly not, as Joaquin does have quite a few fan listings out there. He's not the strong, confident super-smart type who I'm prone to lust for... in fact, he's alleged to be rather neurotic and hypersensitive. But he's really a brilliant actor, which, in my opinion, he proves best in Signs. His performance in that was so seamless, I think he was better than anyone else.

Ok, apart from the little girl whom we all "Awww'd" over.

But, if you've ever seen this boy's eyes.. even in photos.. he conveys this amazing inner emotion that I cannot describe. And I'm guessing he's fab in bed, cos his scenes with Kate Winslet in Quills were pretty hot, even though.. well.. you'd have to see it to know what I'm talking about. I love you Joaquin, don't pay no mind to the people who talk junk about you!

Jon Stewart

Is this a surprise? Probably. I've no doubt tons of women find him sexy, but he's not generally considered a sex symbol. Personally, I've had the hots for him since his MTV show back in 1993.

He's always been gorgeous, he's always been smart as hell, and he's always had that demeanor that just makes you want to kiss him all over. I'm glad he's finally gotten the recognition he deserves, it's just a shame it took so damned long. Buy his book, it's great.

Comments

Submit a Comment

No comments yet.

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)