The 20 Hottest Dudes Nominated For Academy Awards

These men all deserve a standing ovation for their good looks alone.

1. Hugh Jackman’s hotness (and talent) got him nominated for Best Actor in his role as Jean Valjean in “Les Misérables.”

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2. And here’s the terrifyingly hot Christoph Waltz, nominated for Best Supporting Actor for “Django Unchained.”

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3. Benh Zeitlin snagged two nominations for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”

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4. And David O. Russell is nom’d in the exact categories as Benh, but for “Silver Linings Playbook.”

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Geek chic at its finest!

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5. Double hotties Howard Gertler and David France are nominated for Best Documentary Feature with “How To Survive A Plague.”

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6. As is filmmaker Kirby Dick for his documentary feature, “The Invisible War.”

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7. Here’s another hot Best Documentary Feature nominee: Malik Bendjelloul of “Searching for Sugar Man.”

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8. Have you seen the animated short film “Paperman”? Well, you should, because it’s nom’d for an Oscar and was created by this hot ginger, John Kahrs.

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9. While you’re at it, go watch “Adam and Dog” by this hottie, Minkyu Lee, also nom’d for Best Animated Short Film.

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10. Bearded hottie Ariel Nasr’s “Buzkashi Boys” is nominated for Best Live Action Short Film

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11. Shawn Christensen’s also a Best Live Action Short Film nominee for “Curfew.”

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We’d stay out past curfew for Shawn, no question. (Call us, Shawn!)

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12. As is Dutch filmmaker Tom Van Avermaet, for his film, “Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw).”

How do you say, “I like you,” in Dutch?

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13. Yan England’s another hottie of the Best Live Action Short Film variety for “Henry.” Yan yummy.

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14. Behold silver fox John Gatins, who’s Oscar nominated for his original screenplay, “Flight.”

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15. And Wes Anderson also made the cut for Best Original Screenplay with “Moonrise Kingdom.”

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16. Here’s another hot writer, Mark Boal, nominated in the same category for “Zero Dark Thirty.”

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17. Denzel Washington’s not only nom’d for Best Actor for “Flight,” but he plays a pilot in the film, which is even hotter.

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18. Will Daniel Day-Lewis and his sexy pirate tats win the award for Best Actor in “Lincoln”?

Time will tell, friends.

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19. Joaquin Phoenix got hotter when he was nominated for Best Actor for “The Master.”

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20. And then we have Bradley Cooper, nominated for Best Actor for “Silver Linings Playbook.” Let’s all just do a slow clap for this photo.

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