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    Shirtless studs

    Is Hollywood experiencing a clothing shortage? From Jason Momoa in "Conan the Barbarian" to the “Twilight” wolf pack, movie men are baring their bods whenever possible.

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    Smoothly chiseled -

    For "Elysium," Matt Damon stripped the hair from his head and the shirt from his chest, telling press he spent four hours a day working out to get that six-pack.

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    Five alarm -

    Taylor Kinney creates a hot environment every time he takes off his shirt while playing Kelly Severide on NBC's "Chicago Fire."

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    First place -

    Rob Wilson of Boston was chosen via online competition to be the first male model on "The Price is Right"; he'll begin work on the show in October.

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    Tat's a fact -

    Flo Rida busted out his singing skills and his other assets on TODAY in July 2012.

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    Shirtless for America -

    Chris Evans plays Steve Rogers, who starts off 2011's "Captain America: The First Avenger" as a puny weakling declared 4-F by the army. A dose of Super Soldier serum fixes him right up.

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    Crazy! -

    Ryan Gosling bares his chest in 2011's "Crazy, Stupid Love," playing a friend who teaches Steve Carell's character how to date after divorce.

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    Conan the Pec-tarian -

    Jason Momoa, who plays Dothraki horselord Khal Drogo in HBO's "Game of Thrones" series, stars in the 2011 remake of "Conan the Barbarian." Arnold Schwarzenegger played the role back in 1982, but this version is in 3D.

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    Godlike muscles -

    Chris Hemsworth plays Norse god sent to Earth as a superhero in 2011's "Thor." Perhaps he's just not used to earth clothing.

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    Taking on the Predators -

    Adrien Brody isn't the first name that comes to mind when you think of hulky actors, but the Oscar-winner bulked up to play a mercenary in "Predators." Taking a tip from Arnold Schwarzenegger in the original film, he smeared his body with mud to confuse the Predators' heat vision.

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    Prince of Purr-sia -

    In 2010's "Prince of Persia," Jake Gyllenhaal's toned figure brought the heat to the desert.

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    More than a pretty Face -

    To play Templeton "Faceman" Peck, Bradley Cooper brought out his A game for 2010's "A-Team."

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    Right on the Mark -

    Holbrooke, played by Mark Wahlberg, was happily willing to give Tina Fey and Steve Carell the shirt off his back in 2010's "Date Night."

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    Hunky like the wolf -

    In "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," released in 2009, Taylor Lautner's ripped pecs made werewolf Jacob a force to reckon with.

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    Traveling with their pack -

    Lautner wasn't the only shirtless stud in Forks, Wash. Werewolves Paul, Embry and Sam, played by Alex Meraz, Kiowa Gordon and Chaske Spencer, showed off their washboard abs in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon."

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    Love at first bite -

    Vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) wasn't shirtless as often as Jacob and the wolf pack in "New Moon," but he did offer up an occasional glimpse of his sparkly skin.

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    Great Scot! -

    Gerard Butler almost put audiences in cardiac arrest with his sculpted torso in "Law Abiding Citizen" in 2009.

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    On closer inspection -

    Audiences didn't mind investigating the famed detective's anatomy when Robert Downey Jr. played the lead in 2009's "Sherlock Homes."

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    Putting the man in adamantium -

    With Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, the claws weren't the only thing that audiences were looking forward to seeing in 2009's "X-Men Origins: Wolverine."

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    Golden boy -

    Thanks to Matthew McConaughey's six pack, his character Ben "Finn" Finnegan in 2008's "Fool's Gold" made audiences rush in.

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    Double-oh-heaven -

    Daniel Craig as James Bond in 2006's "Casino Royale" left audience members shaken and stirred.

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    A body to die for -

    He may have been a scumbag, but it was easy to see why the ladies fell for John Tucker, played by Jesse Metcalfe, in 2006's, "John Tucker Must Die."

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    Ain't nothing but a G-string -

    In 2006's "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan," viewers saw a lot of Sacha Baron Cohen's character Borat -- perhaps too much.

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    Nacho, nacho man -

    Jack Black showed his stuff as Nacho, a priest-turned-wrestler, in 2006's "Nacho Libre."

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    Scared shirtless -

    Not even the paranormal stopped Ryan Reynolds from walking around half-naked as haunted homeowner George Lutz in "The Amityville Horror," released in 2005.

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    Quite a thrilla -

    Will Smith was "ab"-solutely fabulous when he played legendary boxer Muhammad Ali in 2001's "Ali."

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    Killer body -

    Cold-blooded murderer Patrick Bateman, portrayed by Christian Bale in 2000's "American Psycho," was a fan of staying tan.

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    As Tyler Durden, Brad Pitt made having a terrific build the first rule of 1999's "Fight Club."

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    Shirts or skins? -

    Denzel Washington's muscular biceps played with hearts when he portrayed Jake Shuttlesworth in "He Got Game," released in 1998.

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    Damme he's fine -

    Jean-Claude Van Damme was indeed the Muscles from Brussels in "No Retreat, No Surrender (aka Karate Tiger)" in 1986.

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    Ripped Republican -

    Bodybuilding paid off for California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who played the lead in "Conan the Destroyer," released in 1984.

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    Leaving us breathless -

    Richard Gere as Michel played a thief who stole hearts with his terrific body in 1983's "Breathless."

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    The Italian stallion -

    Sylvester Stallone caught more than the eye of the tiger in as the never-say-die boxer in "Rocky III," released in 1976.

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    Hunk o' Love -

    After seeing the King's physique in 1963's "Fun in Acapulco," Elvis Presley fans were even more smitten with their man.

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    As the Romans do -

    Marlon Brando's barely-there costume as Mark Antony in 1953's "Julius Caesar" made viewers want to go on a Roman holiday.

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    Wild thing -

    Audience members heard the call of the wild watching Johnny Weissmuller in 1932's "Tarzan."

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