(Above: Jacob Elordi in ‘Euphoria.’ Source: IMDb. © 8FLiX)
Mr. Man, a curator of Hollywood male nude scenes, has released his top 10 picks for 2019.
The annual list pays homage to the best male nude segments in mainstream film and television. (For yesterday’s story on sister service Mr. Skin’s list of the top 10 female nude scenes of the year, click here.)
All top 10 male scenes can be viewed for free, in their entirety, at Mr. Man. (Registration is required and, needless to say, the videos are Not Safe For Work.)
If you’d like to watch the entire films and shows which feature those scenes, the following details where you can stream them, in ascending order (Hint: Netflix subscribers can see half of the titles!) :
10. Orlando Bloom in Carnival Row
Bloom plays a detective in this Amazon Prime murder mystery fantasy, which also stars Cara Delevingne (#4 on the list of 2019’s top female nude scenes) as a refugee fairy. The first season of eight episodes can be streamed by Amazon Prime subscribers.
9. Taron Egerton and Richard Madden in Rocketman
Egerton stars as Elton John and Madden plays his manager and lover, John Reid, in this big-budget biopic of the iconic rock star. Rocketman can be purchased from various providers, starting at $4.99 from Amazon.
8. Nick Clifford in GLOW
Clifford plays Paul, the male gigolo in season three of the Netflix series based on the real 1980s’ Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. (Series star Alison Brie placed sixth on the list of 2019’s top female nude scenes.) Netflix subscribers can binge on all three seasons (30 episodes) at Netflix.com/GLOW.
7. Zac Efron in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile
Efron stars as serial killer Ted Bundy in this Netfix theatrical biopic. Lily Collins is Bundy’s longtime girlfriend who believes he is innocent. Netflix subscribers can screen the film at Netflix.com/ExtremelyWicked.
6. Michael Luwoye in She’s Gotta Have It
Fresh off playing the title role of Hamilton on Broadway, Luwoye appeared in three episodes of Spike Lee’s Netflix series, based on his 1986 feature film of the same title. Subscribers can binge on all 19 episodes of She’s Gotta Have It, which was cancelled after two seasons, at Netflix.com/She’sGottaHaveIt.
5. Ryan O’Connell and Brian Jordan Alvarez in Special
Gay activist O’Connell created, wrote, and received an Emmy nomination for playing the lead role in this semi-autobiographical Netflix comedy series. He stars as a gay man with cerebral palsy who, in episode three, has a sex scene with a prostitute played by Alvarez. Jessica Hecht and Punam Patel also received Emmy noms for their performances, and the series itself was nominated for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series. Netflix subscribers can see all eight episodes, each of which runs between 12 and 17 minutes, at Netflix.com/Special.
4. Billy Porter and Dyllon Burnside in Pose
In late 1980s and early 1990s New York City, Porter plays Pray Tell, a star of the ballroom culture scene who’s mentoring Burnside’s Ricky…in more ways than one. Porter won this year’s Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. The first season of the FX series (eight episodes) is now on Netflix. You can also buy season one for $14.99, season two (10 episodes) for $19.99, or individual episodes for $2.99, from Amazon, iTunes and other providers.
3. Murray Bartlett and Charlie Barnett in Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City
Netflix’s 10-episode sequel to the similarly titled 1990s’ PBS and Showtime shows stars Laura Linney reprising her role as Mary Ann Singleton. Bartlett plays her best friend, nicknamed Mouse, and Barnett plays Mouse’s younger boyfriend. Netflix subscribers can stream Tales of the City at Netflix.com/TalesOfTheCity.
2. Christopher de Coster in Vida
In his one and only screen role, de Coster is credited as “Pervy Watcher” in the second season opener of this Starz English-language telenovela about two Mexican-American sisters in Los Angeles. Mr. Skin describes de Coster as a bystander at an orgy who wears only a shirt. Vida (16 episodes so far) is available to Starz subscribers. If you’re not one of those and just want to see de Coster’s star turn, you can buy season two, episode one, for $1.99 from FandangoNow or Vudu.
1. Jacob Elordi in Euphoria
Elordi is part of a large ensemble cast (including Sydney Sweeney, #1 on the list of 2019 female nude scenes) in this sex-filled HBO series about a group of high school students. Subscribers to HBO Now or other HBO platforms can stream the eight-episode first season. It’s also available for $27.99, or $3.99 per episode, from Amazon, FandangoNow or other providers.
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