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Summer Movie Preview 2014: Before and After Pictures of Actors Who Got Superhero Buff

Skinny, sensitive actors don't cut it in Hollywood anymore: You've got to be as muscular as possible at all times, because the highly coveted, star-making superhero roles all require big, buff bodies. Of course, it's a lot easier to attain all that muscle when you've got a personal trainer paid for by a studio, but still, it's impressive to see just how thoroughly our modern-day superheroes have had to reinvent themselves for their roles. Click through to see Chris Pratt, Andrew Garfield, and even more actors who've engineers some crazy transformations to fill out those super suits.

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