Swoon. It’s a word we like to throw around often when a photo of, say, Chris Hemsworth at the Thor premiere makes its way around the office. It’s such a superficial swoon, though — his handsome face and bulging biceps are the only things sending us to fetch our smelling salts. His heartthrob status begins and ends with the flat image on our screen.
It’s about time we demanded some three-dimensionality from the handsome men of Hollywood. Superheroes have ruled the box office for almost a decade now, but what about the dudes whose off-screen feats are even more powerful than leaping tall buildings in a single bound? Here are 11 men whose actions make them truly worthy of your swoons. Pull up your fainting couch and click on.