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As the year draws to an end, we can't help but reflect on all the memorable movies and stand out performances of 2011. But nothing made our hearts skip a collective beat like the actors who scorched up the big screen with their scintillating romances this year.
Whether it was teen newlyweds who brought new meaning to the idea of everlasting love, best friends who finally gave in to their undeniable feelings or superheroes who couldn't resist the magnetic pull of attraction, these couples had it bad for each other, and we for them. Take a look at the 20 sexiest cinematic couples of 2011.
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Tyrese Gibson is a formidable triple threat. The 32-year-old actor-rapper-author worked as a model and MTV VJ before he started putting out albums in 1998; from there he transitioned easily into films, where his chiseled features carved up the scenery in movies like "2 Fast 2 Furious," "Four Brothers," "Flight of the Phoenix," "Waist Deep," "Annapolis" and, more recently, "Death Race" and "Legion." He also starred in all three "Transformers" movies as USAF Sgt. Robert Epps.
Gibson returned as Roman Pearce for this year's "Fast Five," the hit fourth sequel to "The Fast and the Furious" that arrives on DVD and Blu-ray October 4. We got the fast-moving multi-hyphenate to take five and give us the 411 on his return to the franchise, what he speeds around in off-screen, and what he can tell us about his new book and first album since 2006. Get More »
He may have already voiced the titular character in the classic animated flick "The Iron Giant," but with his next movie, Vin Diesel is out to prove he can be a lot more robotic than you think he can.
Diesel has signed on to produce and star in "The Machine," an action comedy in which the "Fast Five" star will play “a human-like machine created in secrecy by the Pentagon as the world's first true ultimate weapon," according to Hollywood Reporter. Basically, the funny version of "Terminator," or better yet, "Solo."
The script was written by Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant, the duo behind "Night at the Museum," the Diesel vehicle "The Pacifier," and their own show, "Reno 911." In the script, the bald killer robot is decommissioned and 20 years go by before he's finally resuscitated by a kid with (obviously) terrible luck. The reactivation sends the government after the robot and his new human pal, and it's up to Vin to protect the family. Get More »
Perhaps it’s the effect of the carbon monoxide from exhaust fumes, but actor Vin Diesel thinks the fifth entry from the über-successful "Fast & Furious" franchise might just be Oscar bait.
"Fastest and Furioustest"? "Fast and Furious' Excellent Adventure"? "Live Fast Or Die Furious"? "F6ST"?
Sorry, we just can't help ourselves trying to come up with new iterations for the next, now-inevitable "Fast and the Furious" installment title.
"Furious Six," or whatever it will be called, is now a foregone conclusion thanks to America's insatiable appetite for burly dudes in tight t-shirts driving above the recommended speed limit. Get More »
Funny how fleeting one's coolness can be.
Vin Diesel is the current, undisputed personification of masculinity with his intimidating glares and carved marble physique. Yet long ago, in a decade now referred to as "the '80s," a young, lanky Diesel, er, Mark Sinclair Vincent, zippered up matching tracksuits with his crew, or "dance posse," coiffed his funky-fresh afro and boogied with beat-box abandon in a special breakdancing instructional video.
This summer, two of the most hard driving, piston-pounding movies of all time are taking another lap on the big screen with "Fast Five" (4/29) and "Cars 2" (6/24). Previous installments of both these franchises drove audiences to explosive levels of testosterone-injected excitement and mayhem!
You might say "Cars" put the car in cartoon while "The Fast and the Furious" pumped Vin Diesel into...well, there's no obvious automobile wordplay for his name...
We're pitting the supercharged vehicles of these two films head-to-head for the definitive showdown. Get More »
Ask a woman what she thinks of this hyper-macho series of movies and you might elicit yawns and eye rolls.
Yes, this testosterone fare is not much more than a gaggle of high-octane pissing matches and, indeed, there are fast chicks and faster cars but, ultimately, "The Fast and the Furious" series is all about bromance. These men jump into fistfights more passionately than any of their PG-13 love scenes (with women).
And for every hundred scantily clad, hoochie extras leaning on racecars, there are -- on average -- two strong female characters per film. Love 'em or hate 'em, there wouldn't be five, going on six, of these movies if they weren't cinematic rollercoaster rides. And what girl doesn't enjoy an adrenaline ride once in a while? Get More »