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The definitive list of the world's most beautiful women.

100. Lauren Storm-

“I think girls are pretty, they smell nice, and they’re soft,” the stunning Chi-town native recently told us. Hey, Lauren, if you’re ever interested in reliving your threesome from I Love You, Beth Cooper, count us in!


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99. Alison Brie-

She plays a buttoned-up bookworm on Community and a repressed ’60s housewife on Mad Men. Someone cast this talented babe as a crazed exhibitionist, stat!

98. Chanel-

The receptionist on Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory, Chanel became an Internet celebrity thanks to a two-second shot of her thong. Google her now before she blows up into an IRL star.

97. iJustine-

This super-perky (and smoking) blonde puts every waking moment of her life on the Internet for you to watch. Check out:


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96. Lea Seydoux-

If you’re not a French cineaste, chances are you didn’t recognize this up-and-coming Parisian until she got your heart racing in Robin Hood. If you are a French cineaste, dig her sweet mise-en-scène.

95. Kristin Gustafson-

Chosen by your votes, our 2009 Hometown Hotties champ proves democracy still works. At least when it comes to picking super-sexy ladies…Don’t get us started on tort reform!


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94. Kelly Ripa-

What makes Live! With Regis and Kelly the right way to start your day? Hearing Reege complain and seeing what low-cut top sassy Kelly is wearing. Reverse those two things and you’ve tuned into a nightmare.

93. Kara DioGuardi-

Our favorite Idol judge has written half the songs on your iPod, bared her bangin’ bikini body on live television, and has the balls to tell Simon Cowell to shut the hell up. Thank you, Kara.


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92. Helena Mattsson-

The sultry Swede hit the big time with her role in Iron Man 2. But stardom didn’t go to her head. “I read all my fan mail,” she told us. Plus, she loves to bake “anything sweet.” Perfection, thy name is Helena.


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91. Amber Lancaster-

A former Maxim Hometown Hotties finalist and current star of MTV’s raunchy The Hard Times of RJ Berger, this seriously sexy Seattle native is about to become male America’s newest crush.


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90. Keeley Hazell-

This London-based model has men going so crazy over her ample assets, she’s had her breasts cast in bronze. “I’ve got a pair sitting at home,” she told us, “but one of the nipples always seems to fall off!”


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89. Kelly Brook-

Actress, TV host, and, blessedly, lingerie model, the British-born and-bred Ms. Brook has had us under her spell for years with photographs that make us cherish our fully functioning corneas. Hooray for eyesight!


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88. Daniela Ruah-

The sexiest new addition to NCIS: Los Angeles, Daniela is on a first-name basis with LL Cool J, and she knows how to shoot a 9 mm Sig. That might make her the coolest girl we know.


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87. Chelsea Handler-

She’s hot, funny, and works with a Mexican midget. These are just three reasons we’re in love with this comic. With her talk show renewed through 2012 and three best-selling books, it’s clear the rest of the country is, too.

86. Jessie James-

No, we’re not talking about the “Vanilla Gorilla.” Since dropping her self-titled debut album last year, this country crooner has entertained the troops (with Kid Rock) and tweens (with the Jonas Brothers) alike. Stay tuned for her next album, in the works now!


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85. Kylie Bisutti-

Gentlemen, may we present the winner of the 2009 Victoria’s Secret Model Search. And she’s American! It’s good to know that supermodels come from places that aren’t Brazil.

84. Anna Paquin-

A recently professed bisexual, this Oscar winner is currently engaged to her True Blood costar, Stephen Moyer. We’d do anything to sink our teeth into her, but, alas, we are neither a bi-curious lady nor a vampiric British actor.


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83. Danielle Panabaker-

We’ve had our eye on this sizzling starlet since we saw her screaming her lungs out in two of the hottest recent horror remakes: Friday the 13th and The Crazies. Evidently, so did fright guru John Carpenter, who cast the beauty in his new fall flick, The Ward.


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82. Stacy Keibler-

She wowed us during her WWE years and had us tuning in to Dancing With the Stars. Now she’s taking over screens big and small with the indie flick Dysfunctional Friends and a Funeral and recent appearances on How I Met Your Mother and Psych.


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81. Navi Rawat-

This SoCal stunner, who already makes our brains spin as a math professor on Numb3rs, also recently appeared on the twisted FlashForward. We can’t wait to see what’s next for this mind-bending beauty.


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80. Maria Menounos-

She may be the one asking the questions, but the truth is it’s pretty hard to take our eyes off this sexy Access Hollywood correspondent. Come to think of it, didn’t she score the first Obama family interview…?


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79. Rebecca Mader-

In Season 5 of Lost, something inexplicable happened: The stupid producers decided to kill off Charlotte, robbing the island (and our eyes) of the lovely Rebecca. Well, thanks to some magical forces, Charlotte made a surprise return from the dead for the final season. Now if only they’d bring back that polar bear…


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78. Emma Roberts-

Her Aunt Julia may have had her breakout role playing a prostitute, but Emma was last seen as a virgin deciding to wait in this year’s Valentine’s Day. At only 19, she has plenty of time to expand her résumé.


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77. Yvonne Strahovski-

This Aussie got our attention as a sexy CIA agent—and computer nerd’s love interest—on Chuck, showing the world that geek can be chic. Thanks for the confidence boost, Yvonne!


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76. Kristin Cavallari-

Life can be hard even if you’re rich and beautiful. That’s why we supported Kristin’s move to The Hills last year, and why we stand by her through every sexy catfight.


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75. Lily Allen-

This feisty Brit is as famous for her snarky lyrics as she is for her drunken antics (including a bitchfest with Elton John), but we’ll happily be her designated driver any night!

74. Natalie Morales-

Portraying an FBI agent on the new crime series White Collar, Natalie is one of the hottest ladies on cable. Watch her make a splash on the big screen this fall with roles in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and Going the Distance.


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73. Zooey Deschanel-

This (500) Days of Summer starlet’s sultry voice, affinity for eyeliner, and ability to portray historical figures in Funny or Die videos make her the indie darling of our hearts.


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72. Danneel Harris-

We just can’t get enough of this former Maxim cover girl. Known to most as a One Tree Hill alum, Daneel can be seen next opposite fellow Hot 100 babe Leighton Meester in The Roommate.


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71. Dawn Olivieri-

This Heroes hottie has appeared everywhere from How I Met Your Mother to True Blood. Up next is the aptly titled Drop Dead Gorgeous.

70. Odette Yustman-

After Cloverfield, we joined the rest of the world wondering who was that sexy brunette. See her next in You Again.


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69. Monica Keena-

Armed with a killer bod, this gorgeous girl of horror took on evil in Freddy vs. Jason. Smart, sexy, and dangerous!


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68. Emmanuelle Chriqui-

She’s Eric’s on-again, off-again girlfriend Sloan on Entourage, best remembered for their on-screen threesome with Malin Akerman. Some tools have all the luck!


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67. AnnaLynne McCord-

On the CW’s 90210, Anna-Lynne is so convincing as über-hot and bitchy teen queen Naomi Clark that she makes us wish we went to high school with her, so she could snicker at us with her popular friends and fill us with self-loathing when she saunters by in the cafeteria. Oh, to be young again!


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66. Peyton List-

She’s gone back in time for Mad Men and into the future on FlashForward, but no matter what decade she’s in, this former ballerina and soap star remains smokin’ hot.


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65. Christian Serratos-

One of the bevy of beauties produced by the Twilight series, Serratos recently posed nude for PETA. Hey, Christian, did we ever tell you we love seitan?

64. Camilla Bell-

She recently attracted attention for briefly dating a Jonas Brother, but the actress has been on our radar since starring as a prehistoric hottie in the blockbuster 10,000 BC. Fur pelts never looked so sexy!


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63. Alessandra Ambrosio-

If fellow Victoria’s Secret model Gisele Bündchen proved anything, it’s that there must be something sexy in the water of Brazil. While her engagement to some fashion dude is heartbreaking, it’s good to know that Alessandra’s hotness remains eternal.


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62. Lyndsy Fonseca-

There’s no question why Lyndsy makes her Hot 100 debut this year: She starred as the object of affection for a pseudo-superhero in KickAss and wore a zebra-striped cat suit in Hot Tub Time Machine!


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61. Naya Rivera-

Glee’s superhottie has us singing for joy every time she bounds onto the screen—especially when her lesbian love affair with Britanny is up for discussion. Who says this is a chick show?


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60. Grace Park-

Here’s an interesting little tidbit of trivia for ya: This Canadian-raised Battlestar Galactica goddess began her sizzling career as a model. We know—shocking, isn’t it?


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59. Lindsey Vonn-

We sat through hours of curling this winter just to see this sexy alpine skier grab the gold. We’re sure making our Hot 100 must be an equally thrilling accomplishment.


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58. Erin Andrews-

It’s no surprise that ESPN’s resident hottie has been crowned America’s Sexiest Sportscaster—twice! This spring she stepped out of the sidelines and onto the dance floor on Dancing With the Stars. Anyone up for a rumba?


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57. Gabrielle Union-

It would seem that there’d be no higher peak to climb after booking your first acting gig on Saved by the Bell, but Ms. Union continues to rock us on FlashForward.


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56. Ke$ha-

She describes herself as a “walking good time,” and with her debut album, Animal, topping the charts, pop’s new It girl proves that all that glitters is gold.


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55. Tricia Helfer-

Since hanging up her infamous Number Six red dress for good when Battlestar Galactica closed shop, Tricia has been working on several big-screen projects and hosting kitten adoptions. Aw!


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54. Britney Spears-

Forgot about her? We didn’t. Forbes magazine ranked her as its 13th most powerful celebrity in 2009. And power = sexy. Pop doesn’t have a king anymore, but it still has a queen.


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53. Laura Vandervoort -

The Canadian-born cutie flew into our lives playing Supergirl on Smallville, and now we are treated to her portrayal of another out-of-this-world (literally) beauty named Lisa on ABC’s hit V.


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52. Kristen Bell-

The Veronica Mars cutie has come a long way since her gumshoe days. Catch her as a burlesque dancer later this year in the aptly titled Burlesque.


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51. Moon Bloodgood-

She braved Christian Bale’s tantrums on the set of Terminator Salvation, and now this ass-kicking action babe has five projects in the works. You go, Moon!


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50. Alice Eve-

With her breakout role as the perfect 10 in She’s Out of My League, Alice is the latest British bombshell to land stateside. And what is this Oxford-educated beauty particularly proud of? “My humps!”


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49. Emma Stone-

This Zombieland vixen stole our hearts wielding chain saws and handguns. Catch her next as a promiscuous high schooler playing some naughty mind games in Easy A, in theaters this September.


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48. Emmy Rossum-

A classically trained opera singer, Emmy burst onto the big screen as a damsel in distress in The Day After Tomorrow and was most recently seen as the good girl gone bad in last year’s racy Dare. Next up? Dragonball 2: Reborn.


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47. Sofia Vergara-

On the superfunny Modern Family, it is unclear if Sofia’s character, Gloria, is a gold digger or if she is truly in love with Jay (a.k.a. Ed O’Neill, a.k.a. Al Bundy). Our take on the controversy? Who cares—she’s hot!


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46. Rachel Bilson-

The cute-as-a-button and hot-as-an-oven Rachel Bilson makes us want to abandon everything, cue up some Death Cab for Cutie, write a comic book, and sweep the ex-O.C. stunner off her dainty feet. California, Califorrrrn-ia!


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45. Julianne Hough-

Tired of strutting her stuff with random dudes on Dancing With the Stars, the blonde beauty is ready to bring her signature moves to the big screen. Cast in the upcoming Footloose remake, she’s also set to appear in Burlesque this November.


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44. Stephanie Pratt-

Ever since she first appeared on The Hills in 2007, there’s been no question who got the good genes in the Pratt family. With plans to launch her own lingerie line, this sexy little sister is striking out on her own.


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43. Jordana Brewster-

She’s in talks to reprise her role as Vin Diesel’s sister in the next Fast and Furious flick. We’re ready to renew our lovefest with the Panamanian-born fox. We’re not scared of you, Diesel! (Yes, we are.)


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42. Anna Faris-

This Scary Movie staple made watching parodies fun again. You can catch her in December’s CGI/live-action version of… Yogi Bear or, if you’re not seven, next year’s Young Americans.


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41. Katie Cassidy-

Following dad David into acting, Katie achieved her own TV success (Harper’s Island, Melrose Place) and recently starred as Freddy Krueger’s newest prey in the Nightmare on Elm Street remake.


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40. Dania Ramirez-

Fatal superpower or not, there’s nothing that could keep us away from this Heroes babe. Catch her this season on Entourage or in Brooklyn to Manhattan, out later this year.


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39. Malin Akerman-

With four movies lined up, Malin adds “talented” and “hardworking” to the Swede stereotypes of blonde, tall, and beautiful.


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38. Angelina Jolie-

When she’s not starring in sick action thrillers like next month’s Salt, Angie serves as a UN Goodwill Ambassador. Now you’ll understand why we’ve dubbed her Saint Angelina. You can commence worshiping now!


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37. Joanna Krupa-

“God created the body, and there’s nothing wrong with showing it naked,” this gorgeous model told us. Apart from pleasing the higher powers above, Joanna pleased TV viewers last year by working up a sweat on The Superstars and Dancing With the Stars.


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36. Rachelle Leah-

We watch the UFC for the Octagon Girls as much as for the sweaty mangrappling. And if there’s one ring girl we’d love to submit to, it’s Rachelle. After all, her diet plan includes “Swedish pancakes with butter.” Ah, a lady after our own stomachs.


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35. Jennifer Love Hewitt-

We can’t blame you if you still have that poster from high school on the wall. J-Love continues to heat up the small screen on Ghost Whisperer, and she also wrote her first dating guide, The Day I Shot Cupid, which is this week’s pick in our book club.


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34. Jessica Alba-

This feisty, Coldplay-loving gal made us laugh getting frisky with penguins in Good Luck Chuck and kept us glued to the screen as a dancer in Sin City. Catch her this winter in Little Fockers.


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33. January Jones-

Her first L.A. boyfriend may have doubted her acting chops, but, currently starring as the beautiful Betty Draper on the hit Mad Men, January has gleefully proved him wrong. (In your face, Ashton!)


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32. Jessica Biel-

This all-American girl next door jumped from steaming up your living room on 7th Heaven to enjoying her vibrating BlackBerry in Valentine’s Day. Look for her in the A-Team remake, out this month.


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31. Taylor Swift-

Pardon us while we light a candle and let Taylor’s country-pop tunes fill the air as we contemplate her beauty and pretend that her lovesick, confessional lyrics were penned for us and not that pretty boy Joe Jonas.


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30. Hayden Panettiere-

After experimenting with her roommate earlier this season on Heroes, Hayden is set to add a new title to her résumé: TV producer. H.M.S. (Harvard Medical School) is in the pilot process for the CW. Let’s just hope she’ll be starring!


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29. Ashley Greene-

What has this bewitching babe learned from playing vampire Alice Cullen in the Twilight series? “Take the best sex you’ve ever had and multiply it by 100, and that’s vampire sex.”


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28. Kaley Cuoco-

The Big Bang Theory’s self-proclaimed guy’s girl loves to eat, drink, and play Ping-Pong in skimpy outfits: “I’ve got my boobs hanging out and legs showing. It’s won me a lot of matches.”


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27. Hilary Duff-

Our best excuse for watching Gossip Girl? The casting of curvy ex-Disneyite Hilary! Also catch her as a bankrobbing lassie in the biopic The Story of Bonnie & Clyde.


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Eliza Dushku-

They say blondes have more fun. But "they" apparently never met a brunette like this.


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25. Danica Patrick-

Nothing pumps our pedals like a girl who can work a gearbox. Danica’s third-place finish at the 2009 Indy 500 was the best ever for a woman. And she’s attractive, you say? Sorry, we need to go change our oil again.


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24. Nicole Scherzinger-

Before waltzing onto Dancing With the Stars, the Pussycat Doll enjoyed a string of top 10 hits with her group and collaborated with some of music’s biggest names.


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23. Arianny Celeste-

This sexy UFC Octagon Girl loves her fans so much, she’s even going to the prom with one of them! Damn it, why didn’t we ask her?


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22. Mila Kunis-

Given Mila’s sexy turns in everything from Forgetting Sarah Marshall to The Book of Eli, the fact that the hottest thing out of the Ukraine since Chernobyl is dating Macaulay Culkin makes us want to slap our cheeks like that adorable kid from Home Alone.


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21. Milla Jovovich-

When this Ukrainian babe posed for us last year, she gave our readers exactly what they wanted: “I know it’s all about my body.” Milla returns as videogame vixen Alice this fall in Resident Evil: Afterlife.


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20. Olivia Wilde-

Last year Olivia was simultaneously worshiped as the Hot 100’s No. 1 and the Princess of Sodom in Year One. Now, in addition to obsessing over her on House, M.D., we’re eagerly awaiting her big-screen return in Tron Legacy.

19. Bar Refaeli-

Twenty-five years ago, in the Promised Land, God decided to knock one out of the park. Bar Refaeli, the Israeli supermodel whose piercing eyes and rocking bod have landed her on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s 2009 Swimsuit Issue, got called out this year for dodging her country’s mandatory draft. Just FYI, Bar, in America we’d never risk such a national treasure.


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18. Christina Aguilera-

After a few years lying low, she is hitting the airwaves with a new album, new sound, and the same incredible body.


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17. Leighton Meester-

As Gossip Girl’s resident mean girl Blair Waldorf, she’s been steaming up the CW since 2007. Leighton becomes a double threat this year with the release of her debut album, Love Is a Drug.


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16. Selita Ebanks-

As far as supermodels go, this Victoria’s Secret Angel and Celebrity Apprentice star is tops in our book. It’s a shame she didn’t follow in her father’s police-captain footsteps… We’d let her arrest us any day.


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15. Amanda Bynes-

Christopher Walken once told the Nickelodeon princess that she reminded him of a Playboy Bunny he once knew. Indeed, Amanda is all grown up and will be back on the big screen this year in Easy A.


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14. Scarlett Johansson-

The cuddly costar of Iron Man 2 has signed on to appear in The Avengers. Nerds of the world, rejoice: You have a reason to keep living until the summer of 2012.


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13. Amber Heard-

With five films set to come out this year, Amber has become one of the hottest leading ladies in Hollywood. Her favorite genre? “I love making horror films. Call it lust…I just can’t seem to get enough.”


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12. Audrina Patridge-

When the Cali native isn’t causing drama on The Hills, she’s being hit on by creepy men (not us). “This guy once told me, ‘If you were a door, I would slam you all night long.’ I just laughed it off.”


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11. Eva Mendes-

She’s been on our list for years, and it doesn’t look like she’s leaving anytime soon. Apart from smoldering up Calvin Klein ads earlier this year, Eva is the lone hottie opposite Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg in August’s The Other Guys.


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10. Marisa Miller-

All hail the return of the great American supermodel! Marisa’s bragging rights include strutting the catwalk as a Victoria’s Secret Angel, posing topless for an SI Swimsuit Issue cover, and, most importantly, claiming the No. 1 spot on our 2008 Hot 100.


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9. Kim Kardashian-

If you’re embarrassed about being caught watching Keeping Up With the Kardashians on E!, here’s a tip: Keep your eyes glued to Kim’s Twitter page, where the recently single reality goddess is known to post sexy bikini shots of herself. Thank you, modern technology!


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8. Olivia Munn-

The host of G4’s Attack of the Show! is a self-declared nerd who can take apart a PC and put it back together again. She sure doesn’t look like any tech geeks we know (sorry, IT). Check her out now in Iron Man 2 or later this year in Broken Lizard’s Freeloaders.


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7. Elisabetta Canalis-

Whether or not she’s still George Clooney’s girlfriend, this bellissima Italian will always have a place in our hearts. Watch her adorably accented American debut this summer on TNT’s Leverage. Prego!


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6. Rihanna-

This Barbadian beauty hit a rough patch last year, but after her fourth album, Rated R, went platinum, she proved she can fight back, hard. Please don’t stop the music.


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5. Megan Fox-

To paraphrase Tina Fey, even the thinking man wants to do Megan Fox. A sex symbol for the ages, Megan’s sultry looks hit every red-blooded guy right in the, er, gut. Thankfully, she’s got five films coming up, so get thee to the theater and ogle.


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4. Blake Lively-

Gossip Girl’s breakout bombshell was destined for stardom. Born in L.A., she started acting at 11 and grew into the ultimate California girl. Look for her to light up the big screen this year in The Town, and as the Green Lantern’s gal pal in 2011.


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3. Zoe Saldana-

The scorchingly sexy Avatar star had dudes the world over learning to say, “Damn, she’s hot,” in perfect Na’vi. Until the 31-year-old Jersey native fires our nerd-loins again in the upcoming Star Trek sequel, catch her next month in Takers.


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2. Brooklyn Decker-

This fiery Victoria’s Secret model makes even our female staff stop and stare. We think it’s time to crown a new world supermodel. Sorry, Gisele! Let’s go, Brooklyn!


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1. Katy Perry-

And so it is written: Katy Perry is the hottest woman alive. Because she’s sexy. Because she’s talented. But more important, because she’s the best friend you suddenly realize you’ve loved your whole life. The rad chick who taught you how to skateboard and whistle and also looks unbelievable in a bikini. Katy was probably always a little cooler but didn’t hold that against you. She took you to the party. And, yeah, she kissed a girl. Money, looks, and luck might get you a date with a No. 4, 39, or 100. A number one? She dates you.


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