Deliver Us from Evil: The Sexiest Sci-Fi / Fantasy Messiahs

By: Jase Peeples

The character archetype of the Messiah in Sci-Fi and Fantasy films — the hero destined to save the universe and fulfill a prophecy — is so commonplace that it’s become a genre cliché. But we can’t help it. We love our heroes!

So in the spirit of Easter — and since you loved our sexy Jesus post — we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of those Messiahs that captured our imagination.

And thanks to actors who played them, they were also easy on the eyes.