10 Actresses That Were Way Too Hot For Their Male Co-Stars

Even Hollywood actors have to punch above their weight sometimes.

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If a film doesn't hire the right actors, then it is doomed to fail from the get-go. But it's more complex than merely finding the best talents, it's about finding balance and chemistry too. Matching actors to roles is only the first step in assembling the perfect cast - the actors need to match each other, too.

Selling an on-screen couple is no easy task, with audiences trained to believe that beauty must always attract a similar level of beauty, though research suggests that this is not actually the case. Studies show that the happiest relationships are those in which the woman is more attractive than the man, with males putting a higher value on looks and females preferring loyalty.

If this is indeed the working model in real life, then it only seems right that it should be represented in film. The truth, however, is that most of us don't go to the movies to see real life, we go to escape it, and in the business they call show these actresses were simply way too hot for their male co-stars…


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