Benedict, who plays Julian Assange in new film The Fifth Estate, has previously spoken about becoming an unlikely pin-up, saying: "It puts a bit of a spring in your step. It's nice, you swagger a little bit, it's enjoyable.
"I've punched well above my weight this year... I find it hysterically funny... It's a giggle. I wield it with a massive smile."
The poll was conducted on www.empireonline.com.
Its editor James Dyer said: "It's a great result for British stars... this list also reflects the continuing popularity of superhero movies: six of the top 10 men have played superheroes and five of the top 10 women have appeared in comic-book movies."
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