The Aussie is just the latest actor to spring into action – and action-hero garb – on the silver screen.
He's preceded by a hunky who's who of stars, like Brad Pitt, who played Achilles in 2004's Troy, Gerard Butler as King Leonidas in 300. And who can forget the original gladiator – Russell Crowe in his Oscar-winning turn as Maximus in 2000's Best Picture, Gladiator?
Before you catch Worthington in Clash of the Titans this weekend, tell us: Which actor is the sexiest gladiator?
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