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Your Guide to 2016's Summer Action Movie Hunks

Look at this adorable sex idiot face.
Look at this adorable sex idiot face.
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Every summer, a slew of action movies scissor-kick their way into theaters, and every year, most of them end up being largely unwatchable. The only thing that saves them is the carousel of professionally attractive actors onscreen. This year many of the lead and supporting roles are played by relative newbies. Somehow none of them are named Chris.

Because you're unlikely to see every movie on this list, here's a handy guide to this summer's new crop of action movie beefcakes/sex idiotsThough you may not know their names now, in a few years these dudes will likely be the next Oscar Isaacs, Idris Elbas, and Michael Bae Jordans. Study up accordingly.

Jack Huston

Photo: Donato Sardella/Getty Images

Age: 33

Origin: Norfolk, England

Movie he's in this year: Ben-Hur, premiering August 12th

Role: Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason and sold into slavery.

Past work: Boardwalk Empire, American Hustle, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Hottest fact: Anjelica Huston is his aunt.

Sam Claflin

Photo: Michael Tran/Getty Images

Age: 29

Origin: Ipswich, England

Movie he's in this year: The Huntsman: Winter's War, premiering April 22nd

Role: William (i.e. not the titular huntsman. That role is up to seasoned sex idiot Chris Hemsworth.)

Past work: The Hunger Games, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

Hottest fact: He would have pursued a professional football (soccer) career had he not twice broken his ankle at age 16.

Sebastian Stan

Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Age: 33

Origin: Constanta, Romania

Movie he's in this year: Captain America: Civil War, premiering May 6th

Role: Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier, Captain America's sidekick, sort of

Past work: The Martian, Black Swan, Ant-Man

Hottest fact: He completed a crazy sex scene opposite Melissa Rauch's body double, who was also a Cirque du Soleil performer, all by himself in The Bronze.

Edwin Hodge

Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images

Age: 31

Origin: Jacksonville, Florida

Movie he's in this year: The Purge: Election Year, premiering July 1st

Role: "The Stranger"

Past work: Chicago Fire, Cougar Town

Hottest fact: He's the older brother of Aldis Hodge, who starred as MC Ren in Straight Outta Compton. Also, that plaid suit. Are you kidding me?

Stephen Amell

Photo: Gilbert Carrasquillo /Getty Images

Age: 34

Origin: Toronto, Canada

Movie he's in this year: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, premiering June 3rd

Role: Not a turtle. He plays Casey Jones, Megan Fox's hockey mask-wearing, sort-of love interest.

Past work: Arrow, New Girl

Hottest fact: He won a WWE fight against a wrestler named Stardust, which you can watch here.

Jessie Usher

Photo: Maarten de Boer/Getty Images

Age: 24

Origin: Maryland

Movie he's in this year: Independence Day: Resurgence, premiering June 24th

Role: Dylan Dubrow-Hiller, son of Vivica A. Fox's character and stepson of Will Smith's character, a now-deceased war hero, and the love interest of the First Daughter.

Past work: Hannah Montana, Survivor's Remorse

Hottest fact: His Instagram will make you feel really, really old, regardless of how old you actually are.

Finn Jones

Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

Age: 27

Origin: London, England

Movie he's in this year: Technically it's a TV series, but he's been cast as the titular character in Iron Fist, the next Marvel series coming to Netflix.

Role: Daniel Rand, a kung-fu master who's able to summon the power of the Iron Fist.

Past work: Game of Thrones

Hottest fact: His real name is Terry, but changed it because it's the same as a member of Monty Python.

Scott Eastwood

Photo: Andrew Goodman/Getty Images

Age: 29

Origin: San Diego, California

Movie he's in this year: Suicide Squad, premiering August 5th

Role: No one knows, but Heroic Hollywood claims he's playing someone named "Deathstroke," whom Wikipedia confirms is indeed a villain.

Past work: Fury, Invictus, Taylor Swift's "Wildest Dreams" music video

Hottest fact: He began his acting career using his mother's last name to avoid riding on his father's laurels, but eventually came to the conclusion that maybe being Clint Eastwood's son is fine. He tried, okay?!

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Age: 48

Origin: London, England

Movie he's in this year: Again, Suicide Squad

Role: Killer Croc, a super villain whom he described as "a cannibal with rage issues"

Past work: Concussion, Trumbo, The Bourne Identity, Game of Thrones

Hottest fact: He's a Nichiren Buddhist, and was a former fashion model.

Joel Kinnaman

Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Age: 36

Origin: Stockholm, Sweden

Movie he's in this year: Again, Suicide Squad

Role: Rick Flag, a military officer

Past work: House of Cards, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Hottest fact: He was the second choice for the role after Tom Hardy, who had to drop out because of scheduling conflicts. Promising!