Apr 05, 2012 12:00AM

Best of the 90s: Heartthrobs

Our fave 90s boy flashbacks.

Welcome to the 90s. Boys were dreamy, had hair that was either very floppy or very tall, regularly posed shirtless for Smash Hits and Tiger Beat, and spoke like Ryan Gosling way before Ryan Gosling was even invented ("Hey Girl..."). Boys were heartthrobs. 

Leonardo DiCaprio

Main contribution to the 90s: Romeo + Juliet

Also: Basketball Diaries, Titanic

Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Main contribution to the 90s: Home Improvement

Brad Renfro

Main contribution to the 90s: The Client

Also: Sleepers, Apt Pupil
 

 

Jonathan Brandis

Main contribution to the 90s: SeaQuest DSV
 

 

Jason Priestly

Main contribution to the 90s: Beverly Hills, 90210

Also: Tall hair
 

 

River Phoenix

Main contribution to the 90s: Being River Phoenix.
 

 

Jonathan Jackson

Main contribution to the 90s: Boy Meets World
 

 

Devon Sawa

Main contribution to the 90s: Being Casper in Casper!

Also: Now and Then
 

 

Jared Leto

Main contribution to the 90s: My So-Called Life (Jordan Catalano! He was the best at leaning.)
 

 

Ryan Phillipe

Main contribution to the 90s: Cruel Intentions

Also: I Know What You Did Last Summer

Taylor Hanson

Main contribution to the 90s: THE JOY OF MUSIC.

Also: Hair. Rollerblades.
 

 

Trent from Daria

Main contribution to the 90s: Being Trent from Daria.
 

 

Jeremy and Jason London

Main contribution to the 90s: Being hot identical twins.

Emily Royal

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