The Baddest List Of Bad-Boy Boyfriends We'd Love To Date

If you thought we'd stop the ultimate list of fictional boyfriends with just the good fellas, you thought wrong. We've got a serious case of the hypotheticals, and this week, we're in a bad boy phase. So, because nothing feels more right than a little wrong, we've rounded up the baddest and roughest guys in film that we wish were real.
From tight white t-shirts to sinister smiles, to those boys who aren't ashamed to shed a few tears in a leather jacket and rock a perfect coif, they're the ones you'd never, ever bring home to Mom — if only because you're too busy sneaking out the window once she's gone to bed.
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Eames, Inception

"You just know that by 'dream a little bigger, darling,' he really meant, 'come with me to my palace of sin and we will do inappropriate things together." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros..
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Cry-Baby, Cry-Baby

"Sure, Cry-Baby Walker is more of a stereotype of '50s-era bad boys, but in order to sell us on how Allison leaves her staid square life, he needs to be the hottest ne'er-do-well around. Even with tears streaming down his cheeks, this is Johnny Depp at his most teen-dreamy. Name someone who wouldn't go drape for this dude." — Leila Brillson, global news editor.

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.
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Troy Dyer, Reality Bites

"The only reason to love this grade-A jerk is because the alternative, good-hearted option — a very square Ben Stiller — is just, in my opinion, insufferable." — Kelsey Miller, SEO editor

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.
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Harry Goldfarb, Requiem For A Dream

"Before you go and pop this baby into the DVD player, prepare yourself. This is one movie that will disturb you and make you cringe, but its hypnotic editing and excellent performances will have you hooked nonetheless. Leto's addict character is tragic, to say the least. You want not to like him, but you see his honest attempt to make the life he wants for his girlfriend a reality, and all you want to do is hug the guy when it crumbles." — Hayden Manders, news editorial assistant

Photo: Courtesy of Artisan Entertainment.
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Khan, Star Trek: Into The Darkness

"It's difficult to distinguish whether I'm in love with the character (a specially bred exemplar of human perfection, literally) or Benedict Cumberbatch (a naturally born exemplar of human perfection, also literally). But either way, there's something going on." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.
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Bender, The Breakfast Club

"I'm not even sure he qualifies as a bad boy. Sure, he's in detention. And sure, he's a cooler-than-thou outsider looking in. But really, he's a soft, tortured soul with a heart of gold who's just putting up a brave front. And I'm not even ashamed to admit that I spent all of my high-school years wanting to save him." — Neha Gandhi, deputy editor

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.
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Warrick Brown, CSI

"Warrick had problems. He gambled. He drank. He even had a mysterious relationship with an off-scene wife. But for the nine seasons of CSI where he helped solve crimes and fight demons, Gary Dourdan was the bad-boy eye candy that we loved to root foor."— Leila Brillson, global news editor

Photo: Courtesy of Alliance Atlantis Communications.
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Daniel Desario, Freaks and Geeks

"James Franco's character may not be a fugitive or anything, but he's totally the hottest bad boy of McKinley High. All his Black Sabbath jamming was exactly the kind of can't-take-home-to-mom activities I was into." — Seija Rankin, assistant east coast editor

Photo: Courtesy of DreamWorks Television.
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Jim Stark, Rebel Without A Cause

"Some might say that the cause of his rebellion is, in fact, to to make you drool and gush over his hotness. Indeed, it's a common critical reception." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.
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Tyler Durden, Fight Club

"Seriously, Brad Pitt has never looked better. The abs, the biceps, the brooding glare, and punky spikes are (still) everything. Sure, Tyler's a womanizer and doesn't really care about anyone but himself, but I'd shack up in that rundown, decrepit house any day with the guy." — Hayden Manders, news editorial assistant

Photo: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox.
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Jake Ryan, Sixteen Candles

"If you were anywhere in America during the '80s and '90s, you know it's practically law to, at least temporarily, fall for a hot, popular boy with brown hair named Jake or Josh or Jason. So, I'm just doing my patriotic duty." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of The Kobal Collection / Twentieth Century Fox.
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Stanley, A Streetcar Named Desire

"It's hard to believe that someone named Stanley could be a badass, but it was a different time, when pants were higher, t-shirts were tighter, and bad-assery was an art form." — Kelsey Miller, SEO editor

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros.
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Johnny Farrell, Gilda

"Gilda is one of my favorite film noirs mostly because it turns the genre on its head, with the femme fatale not 'doing all those things you thought she did.' The relationship between Johnny and Gilda is so sizzling, the relatively PG-romance somehow feels so naughty and electric. Glenn Ford is such a jerk, but then again, so is Gilda. It's wonderfully excruciating to watch." — Leila Brillson, global news editor

Photo: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures.
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Kit Walker/Tate Langdon, American Horror Story

"Yes, Evan Peters plays a teenage murderer/ghost who kills for love in the first season and then an off-the-walls bonkers boy in the second season, but both characters make me reevaluate the whole 'til death do we part' spiel of wedding vows." — Hayden Manders, news editorial assistant

Photo: Courtesy of FX.
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The Driver, Drive

"Gosling is so hard core in this flick that we don't even know his name. This guy is seriously terrifying (robbing, slashing throats, and the like), but the Gos' irresistible face/hair/body have me not caring at all that he's a felon slash murderer." — Seija Rankin, assistant east coast editor

Photo: Courtesy of Odd Lot Entertainment.
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Daniel Cleaver, Bridget Jones's Diary

"You know, honestly, I still like him better than Colin Firth. Yes, he cheated. But he was so much fun. Maybe Bridget needed to take a step back from the relationship and try something less committed, but I was not ready to let him go at the end of the movie." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.
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Han Solo, Star Wars IV, V, VI

"What's to love about a cocky, slightly cranky, eye-rolling outlaw who "shot first"? Uh, everything. Have you seen that rakish grin, that valor, those...pants? Besides, Han rolls with Chewie, who's pretty much the best wingman a guy could ask for. (Also, I may or may not have hand-sewn a Han Solo costume for my boyfriend to wear on Halloween.)" — Annie Tomlin, beauty director

Photo: Courtesy of Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM.
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Curtis Taylor Jr., Dreamgirls

"In the end, he's clearly the kind of bad boy you do not want to mess around with. But his raw ambition and cutthroat attitude have their appeal. If only he had stuck with Effie, then he could have kept his edge without going into horrible-person territory." — Kelsey Miler, SEO editor

Photo: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.
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J.D., Heathers

"Whatever. Just whatever. J.D. is a murderous criminal, an obsessive weirdo, and an angst-ridden teen all at once — but we love him so much. This is Christian Slater at his most on-fire, and we almost find ourselves agreeing with his destructive tendencies...if only to watch him endlessly push his hair out of his face." — Leila Brillson, global news editor

Photo: Courtesy of New World Pictures.
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Steff, Pretty In Pink

"The swagger. The confidence. The linen pants. The undone black tie. Sigh. This guy, with his projected self-loathing, jerky over confidence, and general lack of redeeming qualities is one of my all-time favorites. (See here). And I don't even like the jerks." — Neha Gandhi, deputy editor

Photo: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures.
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Vince Howard, Friday Night Lights

"I know most FNL fans skew towards the more popular Tim Riggins when it comes to bad boy crushes, but my heart belongs to Vince. Not only is he way more bad ass than Riggins, but his I-can't-be-tamed attitude and secret quarterback talents really do it for me. He's just so dang cute, I'm constantly rooting for him — and getting majorly turned on when he steers us wrong." — Seija Rankin, east coast editorial assistant

Photo: Courtesy of Bill Records / NBC Universal, Inc.
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Romeo, Romeo + Juliet

"The only thing better than a young, boyish Leonardo DiCaprio is a young, boyish Leonardo DiCaprio in a gaudy floral shirt. And it's not his fault he's bad. He was born that way." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox.
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Eric Northman, True Blood

"Forget about Edward Cullen, and even Bill Compton. Eric Northman can bite my neck any day." — Hayden Manders, news editorial assistant

Photo: Courtesy of John P. Johnson/HBO.
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Draco Malfoy, Harry Potter

"As an avid Harry Potter reader, I know full well that his true nature is, though cowardly, not entirely evil — Dumbledore discovered as much at the end of the sixth book. What can I say, I think I could bring him over to the right side." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of Jaap Buitendijk/Warner Bros. Entertainment.
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Jordan Catalano, My So-Called Life

"Jared Leto strikes again. Partially because it's Jared Leto and his forever-youthful glow, but also because he's a bad-boy with a heart who writes songs and has profound thoughts — all things that tug at my heartstrings." — Hayden Manders, news editorial assistant

Photo: Courtesy of ABC Productions.
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Rhett Butler, Gone With The Wind

"I wrote my thesis on tribal discipline in Gone With the Wind and Rhett Butler is a very compelling case study in the allure of that very idea. BUT, that's not why he's here. Even Clark Gable, with his roguish good looks, isn't why he's here. It's the aggressive, fearless way in which he goes after what he wants and breaks all the rules—but still feels bound by the terms of his own personal code of gentlemanly behavior—that draws me in. That, and the snide comebacks, of course." — Neha Gandhi, deputy editor

Photo: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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Graham, But I'm A Cheerleader

"Even though the entire idea of the film is to lure poor Natasha Lyonne away from her scandalous and 'unnatural' lesbian tendencies, the smoking, swearing bad girl of Graham (played by a flawless Clea Duvall) is just too hot to ignore." — Leila Brillson, global news editor

Photo: Courtesy of Lionsgate Entertainment.
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Jareth the Goblin King, Labyrinth

"He's not so much a bad boy as an insane wizard man, but hey, who am I to split hairs? Based on his hairstyles and eye makeup, he is clearly bad, but looks so good." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of Jim Henson Company.
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Shane McCutcheon, The L Word

"The L Word's resident lady-killer makes no apologies for her love-'em-and-leave-'em swagger. But, hey, if we had half as much sex appeal as she does, we probably wouldn't, either." — Annie Tomlin, beauty director

Photo: Courtesy of Showtime.
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Juan Antonio, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

"Until things really turn sour and violent, he's the epitome of dangerous sex that's not too scary. Just like Vicky and Cristina, I feel — naively — like I could easily dabble around in his exotic painter's lifestyle and then calmly return to my banal existence afterwards." — Lexi Nisita, associate community editor

Photo: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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Andy, Wet Hot American Summer

"He's not so much a bad boy as a guy who really hates cleaning up his dishes in the dining hall (ughhhh). Plus, as Katie puts it, he's, like, cut. From marble." — Kelsey Miller, SEO editor

Photo: Courtesy of Eureka Pictures.
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David McCall, Fear

"Okay, I am in no way justifying the not-so-darling way Mark Wahlberg stalks a young Reese Witherspoon here, but I'll be very honest: The roller coaster scene was thrilling. Fortunately, this movie taught me two things: How incredibly gorgeous a post-Marky Mark Wahlberg is, and how incredible good looks will never make up for psycho behavior." — Leila Brillson, global news editor

Photo: Courtesy of Imagine Entertainment.
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