9,617 women say: The best-looking man in America is Johnny Depp

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Esquire surveyed 9,617 women on their "politics, finances, sex lives, and knowledge of former football coaches"—some of which we care an awful lot about, and at least one of which couldn't interest us less—and published the results in the magazine's May 2010 issue.

When they were asked to name the best-looking man in America, Johnny Depp topped the list. Depp came away with 29 percent of the vote, beating out George Clooney (who came in a close second with 28 percent) and Robert Pattinson (who trailed at 4 percent).

If you're surprised that Captain Jack beat out Batman and Edward Cullen, the results for the best-looking woman in America may also surprise you. Mad Men's Christina Hendricks was far and away the women's favorite woman, with Jessica Alba (guess Sue Storm was invisible) at 15 percent, Megan Fox (what's wrong—didn't they see Transformers?) getting 14 percent and Zoe Saldana (sorry, Uhura ) at 13 percent.

Bizarrely, Zac Efron appeared on both lists, getting 3 percent of the vote for best-looking man and 8 percent for best-looking woman. We'll leave it to you to interpret what that means.

Agree? Disagree? Who would you rate as the best-looking man and woman in the U.S.?

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