Naked men in the movies
And that's fine—the female body is beautiful and nothing to be ashamed of. But female nude scenes are often written and directed by men, and created with a distinctly male gaze. Meanwhile, it's still a pretty rare occurrence to see a man's genitalia in films. So, in the interest of leveling the playing field and embracing the female gaze, here are 14 times male celebrities got naked on camera.
The Most Famous (and Infamous) Male Nude Scenes in Film History
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Full-frontal male nudity is perhaps the biggest taboo in Hollywood, but that hasn't stopped some pretty famous actors from dropping trou and showing off what they're packing. Yes, these men are dedicated to the craft, and they hold nothing back. Here are some of the most famous and infamous male nude scenes in film history. In this biopic of the famed sexologist Alfred Charles Kinsey, Sarsgaard plays his assistant and co-author who easily seduces him by strutting around in the buff. Amazon iTunes. In this biopic of Michael Peterson, a petty criminal who rebranded as a boxer named Charles Bronson, Hardy stripped down—it wasn't just his knuckles that were bare. The title of this film is a little ambigious, but we like to assume it's a reference to every time Fiennes jumps into a pool buck naked.