Watch Vulture’s Guide to a Male-Makeover Scene


Everyone loves a good makeover, but when it comes to makeover montages in movies and television, the women get almost all the love with the ever-popular My Fair Lady or Clueless frumpy-to-fabulous formula. (Maybe it's because dudes tend to be less than thrilled about primping and shopping?) Still, summer 2011 aims to change all that, as Steve Carell's Ryan Gosling–aided overhaul in Crazy, Stupid, Love continues a season of male makeovers kicked off by Tom Hanks in Larry Crowne and even, it could be argued, Chris Evans in Captain America (after all, his body and wardrobe upgrades are practically plot points). Vulture decided to salute these newcomers with a look back at male makeovers in movies and television. Enjoy!