From The Breakfast Club to I Am Number Four: 9 of the Sexiest High School Outcasts in Film

Hollywood has a habit of tapping unrealistically attractive actors to play onscreen outcasts, like in I Am Number Four (available on DVD and Blu-ray this week from DreamWorks), which boldly appointed bad boy Adonis Alex Pettyfer as its alien loner and blonde beauty Dianna Agron as his nerdy shutterbug crush. In honor of these ironic casting choices, Movieline has compiled nine other knockouts that played high school outsiders.

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  • Oxy says:

    Could somebody please explain Jake Gyllenhaal's sex appeal? He has always looked like a chimpanzee.

  • Margo says:

    No David Krumhotlz from 10 Things I Hate About You? I'll be weeping over in the corner here.

  • j'accuse! says:

    Thank you. Admittedly, I may not be in Jake's target demo, but for the life of me I cannot conceive of how he generates so much heat in certain quarters.