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Chick Magnet
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A chick magnet in his natural environment.

"D-do I really inspire that sort of frothing desire in the female masses?"
Miles Edgeworth, Ace Attorney

A Chick Magnet is a guy who draws girls to him like bears to honey (and if he's not careful, with similar results). He's not The Casanova or Kavorka Man, but he pulls girls in about as fast as they do, if not faster. Unlike these scoundrels, even when he does finally realize the feelings of the girls around him, he never tries to take advantage of them. He can charm the pants off any girl, of about any age, without even trying, and he usually doesn't. He may not know just the right things to say to a girl, but says them anyway. This usually means he ends up with two or more girls vying for his affections at the same time.

This trope comes with an amount of Wish-Fulfillment for both genders. Although the main title is "Chick Magnet" because Most Writers Are Male, plenty of Gender Inversion happens because Most Fanfic Writers Are Female. This inversion is called "Dude Magnet".

Overlaps often with the Unlucky Everydude and occasionally Unwanted Harem. Chaste Heroes and Celibate Heroes are highly likely to be this. May result in the Magnet invoking Bait-and-Switch Sentiment if the Magnet doesn't want to break their hearts, or lose any of them if/when they finally choose the person they really love. Cranking this magnetism up results in Even the Guys Want Him/Even the Girls Want Her, The Pornomancer, Really Gets Around, A Threesome Is Hot and Three-Way Sex. If the characters only attain this level of popularity after they have a girlfriend/boyfriend then Magnetic Girlfriend is in effect.

See Mr. Fanservice/Ms. Fanservice for characters designed to be a magnet for real-world people. Compare Clueless Chick-Magnet, when the Chick Magnet doesn't even notice the effect he has and The Charmer, who is seen as charismatic by others, including men. Compare Head-Turning Beauty. Can lead to a Love Dodecahedron. Compare Launcher of a Thousand Ships, which is essentially the Shipping equivalent to this trope.


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  • The subjects of most male body fragrance commercials become this. Such as the guy in this Bod Man Fragrance commercial.
  • Used for the obligatory Visual Pun in the Red Rock Cider adds.
    "He's over there. The chicks are all over him." Reveal Shot of man covered in baby chickens.

    Comic Strips 
  • Peanuts has Charlie Brown, if you think about it. Both Peppermint Patty and Marcie have a crush on him, as does a minor character named Royanne, who threw two baseball games against his team. He had a girlfriend named Peggy Jean for a while in the 90's, and in some adaptations, the Little Red-Haired Girl will actually notice him too.
    • Also Linus, given that he attracted Sally, Truffles, and Lydia.
  • In Popeye, Because of his silver tongue, Wimpy certainly doesn't have a hard time wooing the ladies, and will definitely try if he hears they have access to hamburgers. He even has an occasional relationship with Popeye's archenemy, the Sea Hag.

    Film — Animation 
  • Aladdin even when he wasn't pretending to be a prince was making chicks sigh left and right, going around with no shirt probably helped. In the TV series he gets the interest of Sadira, Saleen, and (initially) Brawnhilda. He also mentioned that he dated a ton of girls in the past before meeting Jasmine.
  • The villain in Beauty and the Beast, Gaston, has women falling at his feet. He actually seems to be a case of Even the Guys Want Him. The only subversion to his seemingly universal appeal is of course Belle.
  • Joaquin from The Book of Life is popular with the ladies. The Adelita twins certainly like him at the end.
  • Lightning McQueen in Cars has a bad daydream in which his rival Chick Hicks wins the Piston Cup, gets the Dinoco sponsorship, and becomes known as the "Chick Magnet," literally.
  • Hercules attracts a horde of female admirers once he becomes famous (i.e. after killing the hydra). At one point, they scale the walls of his mansion, and are literally fighting over him.
  • Hiccup from How to Train Your Dragon, has won the affections of both Astrid and Ruffnut, the former who he started a relationship with.
  • Disney's Peter Pan has Tinker Bell, Wendy, Tiger Lily and a gang of mermaids all over him and easily jealous.

    Film — Live-Action 
  • The title character in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. He also has allied female agents falling for him in the other movies.
  • In The Compleat Al, Playgirl magazine declares "Weird Al" Yankovic "Year's Biggest Hunk".
  • Babylon (2022): In Jack Conrad's first scene, his current wife demands a divorce just before he enters a fancy party, where he's immediately swarmed by adoring women. He romances several women over the course of the film.
  • Girls Like Magic: When Maggie goes to the LGBT+ bar with Jamie, many women hit on her.
  • As part of his Deal with the Devil in Hunk, nerdy Bradley Brinkman gains this ability when he is transformed into the hunky Hunk Golden: seemingly attracting women by the mere act of existing.
  • James Bond, just like his parody above, is a classic chick magnet, thanks to Ian Fleming's Wish-Fulfillment. Calling Bond a man whore at this point is the understatement of the century. Later Bond movies paint him as more Chivalrous Pervert, as in Skyfall, in which he can tell when a woman is scared when she has no right to be.
  • Man of Steel: With his Samaritan Syndrome and chiseled good looks, Clark Kent/Superman is regarded by women as a "guardian angel" rather than a threat. Despite her aloof and cold demeanour, Faora gives him an appreciative once over during their first meeting and Carrie Ferris is completely Distracted by the Sexy, much to her commanding officer's bemusement.
  • Marvel Cinematic Universe:
    • Tony Stark a.k.a. Iron Man following his old man's ways is a well-known womanizer, partly thanks to immense wealth but also due to his roguish charm. Tony is also a subversion, as while he did sleep around with women in his pre-Iron Man days, his stint in a cave with terrorists matured him fast and in a deleted scene he even abandons four horny women at a party to go save the world as Iron Man. Tony also drops the playboy ways to settle down with Pepper Potts, of one the women he actually cares about, but Pepper couldn't handle Tony's superhero requirements, leaving Tony quite depressed. Robert Downey Jr. is never too far from his character either.
    • Thor, both on Asgard and on Earth, is like Magneto over chicks, with the movies basically treating him as the hottest male in the nine realms, despite the esteemed competition. And even the business minded lab assistant Helen Cho in the 2nd Avengers movie showed no interest in the hunky members of the Avengers, but when talking about the party: Will Thor be there?
    • In Captain America: The First Avenger, Howard Stark is the straightforward ladies' man, as shown in his first appearance. Post-procedure Steve was able to catch the attention of a foxy secretary and a starstruck blond due to a combination of his stage celebrity, Greek God physique, courage and Nice Guy attitude. Interestingly enough, Peggy was the only woman who was even slightly interested in him in any sense of the word before he got the hot body. This leads to an amusing moment where Bucky points out that he used to be the chick magnet while Steve was the one who had trouble getting girls to notice him, and that it's the other way around now that Steve is a Super-Soldier. Bucky Barnes' chances with the ladies are even lessened now that Hydra turned him into a ready kill machine.
  • In My Man Godfrey, the Gentleman butler Godfrey gets both daughters of the family and the maid to fall in love with him, without even trying.
  • Jack Sparrow and Will Turner from Pirates of the Caribbean, without even trying too hard, have every woman from Elizabeth to Tia Dama having the hots for them. A few might argue they might also be attracted to each other, but more in a longtime friends kinda way. But Will settled down with Elizabeth while Jack is still swinging single (though some women have tried to tie him down).
  • Pootie Tang: For the viewers, he's a Kavorka Man, but none of the women in the film can (or want to) resist him. He rejects their affections until being tricked into losing his magical belt.
  • Psycho: Throughout the franchise, Norman has been able to charm and attract several women. As a teenager, one girl followed him into his house, and the other was a woman in her thirties. Of course, since he was a Serial Killer with mommy issues it ended badly. Except for Psycho IV, in which he finally overcomes his mental problems, and marries a nurse.
  • James Hunt in biopic Rush (2013), who allegedly slept with over 5,000 women in his lifetime.
  • Stoker: With his effortless charm and eerie good looks, India's uncle, Charlie, manages to attract the affections of several women and girls. India's mother (at her husband's funeral, no less)... India's female classmates... India herself... It's revealed that Charlie, while acutely aware of India's mother's infatuation with him and willing to exploit it, has only ever really been interested in India.
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit implies in its first act that Roger Rabbit is this. Upon Eddie Valiant mentioning Jessica Rabbit is married to him, Betty Boop comments, "What a lucky girl."
    • Eddie is also this, attracting both Jessica Rabbit, a crazy psycho woman during his visit to Toon Town, and his own girlfriend.
  • X-Men Film Series:
    • Wolverine; Rogue had a crush on him, Jean flirts with him, Mystique attempted to seduce him, Kayla was his girlfriend, plus he had a fling with Mariko and Gwen (the mob boss' daughter).
    • Magneto; he was romantically involved with Ms. Maximoff and Mystique, and in the Alternate Timeline, he was married to Magda.
    • Iceman; Rogue and Kitty Pryde have fallen for him.
    • X-Men: First Class: Charles Xavier has the attention of Amy (the blond woman with heterochromia—she has a Funny Background Event showing her continued interest), his sister figure Raven (who has a crush on him) and Moira (there is a deleted scene where she and Charles are making out after drinking too much champagne, and at the end, they kiss).

  • The subject of the Carl Perkins song "Everybody's Trying To Be My Baby", quite fittingly covered by George Harrison of The Beatles.
    Went out last night, half-past four, fifteen women knockin' on my door...
    Went out last night, I didn't stay late, 'fore I got home I had nineteen dates...

    Myths & Religion 
  • Diarmuid Ua Duibhne of Celtic Mythology (who was Lancer in the aforementioned Fate/Zero) had this as an actual magical ability — any woman who looked at his face would instantly fall in love with him. One of these was a woman who caught sight of him at her own wedding party. Her husband-to-be didn't take it very well.
  • Adonis of Greek Mythology. So handsome that two goddesses fell in love with him at first sight. Aphrodite took a shine to him when he was born and Persephone fell for him when he was about thirteen. It didn't end well for Adonis — when he eventually chose Aphrodite, a furious Persephone told Aphrodite's former lover Ares about Aphrodite's new beau. Ares turned into a boar and attacked Adonis while he was out hunting. Since Ares is a jerk, he killed Adonis by goring him in the crotch.
  • Islam's version of Joseph, Yusuf, turned out to be this. He was so pretty and handsome according to the Qu'ran that women were distracted to the point of peeling their own fingers instead of the fruits that they held, without any pain felt whatsover, and this was complicated immensely by the fact that he was also a Celibate Hero. How bad did things get, you may ask? His own adoptive mother had the hots for him, and when she accused him of false adulteries (twice) after Yusuf refused her, he correctly gave his adoptive father evidence that he did not do so. His adoptive father believed him, but he was jailed anyways, partly due to his low-status, partly to further protect his chastity. When he was the slave of Al-Aziz (Potiphar), not only did the guy's wife try to seduce him, and pull a False Rape Accusation on him when he turned her down, but when the other women of the city were invited by the wife to see him (because she wanted to show them that she was justified in being attracted to a slave), it resulted in all of them wanting the poor guy as well. When he turned them down as well, they got pissed, and eventually got him thrown in jail, though on what accusation, the Qu'ran doesn't really say.

  • In Big Bang Bar, the animated display for "Get Lucky" shows a four-eyed alien who's suddenly peppered with kisses by various females.


    Pro Wrestling 
  • The Miz in the WWE used to call himself a Chick Magnet, to the point where one of his T-shirts includes a chick (read: baby bird) being drawn to a horseshoe red-and-white magnet, just in case some people didn't get the gist of his gimmick.
  • Daniel Bryan seems to be this in WWE, drawing the WWE Divas to him without even trying (or acting upon it). In one instance, he's got the Bella twins hanging on each arm.
  • And of course, there's CM Punk in Real Life. His known relationships in wrestling include A.J. Lee (his wife), Maria Kanellis, Beth Phoenix, Daffney, Traci Brooks, and Lita, along with rumored relationships with Kelly Kelly, Mickie James, and Serena. In fact, the "CM" in his name originally stood for "Chick Magnet." These days it stands for anything Punk wants it to be at the time.
  • Ric Flair has a history of women just being drawn to him.
  • The Magnificent Muraco, during the mid 1980s, famously shot several promo videos depicting himself as a man who drew hot, hot, hot, HOT (wolf whistle) young women to him like bees to honey, all while claiming he would either easily beat Hulk Hogan for the WWF World Heavyweight Championship or crush Ricky "the Dragon" Steamboat.

  • Dawn of a New Age: Oldport Blues:
    • As the local 'bad boy' and member of a band, Hyeon has a slew of girls crushing on him, including Luna, Jessica, and Patty. On top of that he hooks up with Zia in a flashforward, and was previously in a relationship with Nadine before she realised that she was a lesbian.
    • Marko, an overall Nice Guy who exercises regularly to upkeep his chiseled physique, is popular with both the girls and the boys, as his fellow gang members Destiny and Kev have both crushed on him.
  • Wren from We Are Our Avatars counts as one. As Falken puts it:
    "A gravitational force that draws nearly all women in his direction"

    Visual Novels 
  • Miles Edgeworth in Ace Attorney, according to Gumshoe. His response to this is one of shock: "D-do I really inspire that sort of frothing desire in the female masses?!"
  • Yuuto in Aselia the Eternal - The Spirit of Eternity Sword was popular at his school before ending up in Phantasmorgia, and after that he ends up winning the affections of essentially every named female in the cast.
  • Hiroki in Canvas 2 has seven heroines, an optional sex encounter and numerous students after him. And he's completely unaware.
  • Okazaki Tomoya of CLANNAD. Ends up with six girls in love with him, and denies that any of them are.
  • While the protagonists of Danganronpa are able to win over most of the girls in their classes, they don't exactly apply for this trope in the main story. Canonically, all three have at least one girl interested in them while the rest of the female cast have their own subplots unrelated to them. This trope only applies in the bonus modes, where they're free to pursue most of the girls (and guys) at their leisure, since there's no killing game or other love interests getting in the way.
    • Makoto Naegi deserves special mention, since he applies the most. Excluding Free Time Events and bonus modes, Sayaka Maizono, Mukuro Ikusaba, and Kyoko Kirigiri are known to have an interest in him. However, only Kyoko survives long enough to allude to this in-story; the other two are only confirmed by supplemental material.
  • The protagonist of Daughter for Dessert can date most of the girls at once with no ill effects.
  • In The Fruit of Grisaia had five love interests, his boss and the principal crushing on him plus his sister acting very suspicious in a flashback. In The Labyrinth of Grisaia we learn he was warned by his sister who knew he'd be popular to be careful with girl's hearts and by the time The Eden of Grisaia finally rolled around he has all those girls from before plus the pilot Millie, his boss' assistant, an evil terrorist, his dead master and a couple other minor characters, bringing the total to essentially every female character he ever met apart from his mom and one drill sergeant.
  • Fate/stay night:
    • Emiya Shirou. He starts the game with at least four girls crushing at or potentially interested in him to some degree or other (Sakura being the most obvious, plus Rin, Ayako and possibly even Taiga), and as the Grail War goes on both Saber and Rider. Though she probably doesn't quite fall for him, even Ilya at least seems to find him charming or interesting in some way (though if it's mostly in the 'big brother' sense), and Caster (a declared man hater) expressed respect for him.
    • In the spinoff Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA☆ILLYA Shirou has the unnoticed favours of Illyasviel von Einzbern, her Dark Secret Identity Kuro (think Illya in Archer fashion), their best friend Miyu and Rin Tohsaka, Sakura Matou and Luvia Edelfeldt. Also, he seems to have a questionably good relationship with Cool Big Sis Sella. And Issei seems to be gay for him too, just to top it off.
    • Back in stay night, there's Matou Shinji and Ryuudou Issei, beloved of many unnamed, unseen classmates. While both have bishounen looks going for them, writer Kinoko Nasu has said that Shinji's popularity is really just because he's an honor roll student and rich, and won't last past high school. Issei, meanwhile, is a celibate monk-in-training and too much of a gynophobe because of his upbringing to acknowledge any female attention he might get.
  • Yuuichi Aizawa from Kanon is often considered the one true capable harem leader; all 5 girls fall in love with him and he even gains the trust of the 3 supporting ones. He does not think of himself as a magnet, nor purposely tries to attract girls, nor ever notices how popular he is with the opposite sex.
  • Hisao Nakai of Katawa Shoujo has five very good looking women as potential love interest within only three days of arriving at Yamaku. Its a pity that he is there because of his cogential arrythmia.
  • Riki of Little Busters! is a marginal example at best: while he's surrounded by girls who like him, only one claims to have had a crush on him from before the beginning of her route, so at best there are only ever two after him at once. Instead, it's just that he's a nice guy and, as a character speculates, because he's cute and so attracts people who want to look after him.
    • Conversely, Kengo and Kyousuke are said to be quite popular with girls, but since neither of them are all that interested in all that it's something of an Informed Ability.
  • Majikoi! Love Me Seriously! has Cap and Touma, who're both popular enough to have their own fan clubs. However, the series' main protagonist, Yamato, may very well be the king of this trope as he has literally dozens of potential love interests throughout the series.
  • Melody:
    • The protagonist, obviously.
    • Also discussed with Tim. The protagonist says that when the two of them were in school, Tim would actually be the one who got more attention from girls.
  • Kaine from A Profile, which is funny considering he's not even the protagonist. He actually gets more attention from girls than Masayuki does. But if it wasn't for the fact that Masayuki hangs around with Miou, a suspected prostitute, he would get even more attention.
  • Souji in Suika to the extent that random girls walking up to him on the street and kissing him is not that strange an occurrence for him.
  • Rin in Tick! Tack! is noted by both Sage and Ai to be rather good at getting close to women, apparently due to the way he can give romantic seeming lines without intending to and has no apparent ulterior motives. This allows him to get close to them while Itsuki completely fails at flirting.
  • The Tokimeki Memorial series has a few of them, with the good-looking and popular Takumi Oosawa, Tooru Sawatari, and Jun Ebisutani in the first game's saga, and Teru Saeki, Katsumi Shiba, and Shota Amachi in Girl's Side 2.
    • In the original Tokimeki Memorial this is Rei Ijuin's gimmick. On Valentine's Day he has to bring a truck to school to fit all the chocolates he receives. He's actually A Sweet Polly Oliver and a winnable girl in the game.
  • Tsukihime: All hail Shiki! Wielder of the Tohno gland! Any female character, and any potential female protagonist, ever. The number of females Shiki hasn't charmed to some extent can be counted on one hand.
  • Ayumu from Yumina the Ethereal is pretty popular. Apart from the heroines (though only one at a time except maybe Yumina) there are also the girls from the first four chapters, the club leader of the Arabian Dance club and background girls saying he looks pretty cool during his introduction to the school and planning to hit on him.

    Web Animation 
  • Bento Banana: In an attempt to get Plump to stop rejecting the anime reality, the Director activates a Doki button to reach maximium Doki. This leads to every girl in the school (including the not-so attractive lunch lady) heading towards Plumpy and being overly affectionate towards him.

  • Troy from Big Break (2019). Almost every woman he meets immediately wants to sleep with him, especially his roommates Cash, Kris and Miko and his landlord Rena.
  • Eldwin from The Bug Pond. His friend Flash takes him to party in hopes he would look more eligible to the ladies in comparison. However, Eldwin manages to garner all the attention from the women at the party, much to Flash's chagrin.
  • In El Goonish Shive Elliot has attracted the affections Sarah, Nanase (albeit non-sexually, being at the time a closeted lesbian), Susan, Diane, and Ashley.
  • Existential Comics: Albert Camus is portrayed as not having to lift a finger for attracting women. They simply come to him regardless, which annoys the heck out of Jean-Paul Sartre.
  • From Funny Farm, Flink's ability to turn women (and gay men) on is inexplicable, given that he's an anthropomorphic pig. Furthermore, he's not doing anything other than standing there and talking (or just standing), and most of the time doesn't think anything of the fact that they're hanging off him. He's The Fool, but he also might be a truly asexual Chick Magnet.
  • El Chupacabre (better known as "Chuy") in Girly, who initially is under the mistaken impression that he is using his powers for good. Unfortunately, he's also a sort of unintentional Kavorka Man, and his Heel–Face Turn is complicated by the fact that, no matter what he does, any woman he gets near develops a sudden and overpowering attraction to him. And let's not even start on what happened when everyone got shuffled into different bodies and his girlfriend got his, mojo and all.
  • In Homestuck, Jake English is apparently this. All three of his friends, Jane, Roxy, and Dirk, are attracted to him, and later, when all 4 of the post-scratch kids go god tier, Jake's Page of Hope outfit has no pants and he is in yellow underwear, and Jane can't help but stare at it.
  • In Least I Could Do, Rayne Summers has this reputation, but it frequently falls into Informed Ability.
  • Magick Chicks: Ash is roguishly handsome and is such a charmer, that he's managed to hook up with Faith, who's a known lesbian and the hottest girl at Artemis Academy. And it's known that they're banging each other. Plus, Doompantied Chloe, Cess, and Laura (note: a trio of succubi), were drawn to his virility and made out with him for over an hour.
  • Gary of Ménage à 3 has countless women wanting to kiss him, date him, or get an orgasm from him.
  • Tip in Skin Horse even when he's transformed into a different species So much so that he even has this effect on lesbian women.
  • In Sluggy Freelance, Riff has no problems attracting would be girlfriends. The real problem is getting him to settle down and marry one. The one time he thought he loved someone, she turned out to be a mole who had recently received orders to assassinate him. And in a more humorous sense: "I invented a chick magnet." — Riff. As in, a literal baby chicken magnet.
  • Jellybean from Stick in the Mud. Whenever he appears, girls will magically appear too.
  • Gerard from Weak Hero, at least back during his band days. In the present he wears his hair in an unflattering bobcut to hide the burn mark above his eye, but in the past it was stylishly slicked back and paired with studded ears and a leather jacket that attracted droves of women to his concerts.

    Web Original 
  • Anon: Tucker and Kyle have all had most female characters thirsting after them. Unfortunately for them, they all seem to be the crazy ones.
  • Devil Boner from The Nostalgia Critic. His Mr. Fanservice status was acknowledged in Mad Max: Fury Road, where being a feminist (added onto the leather, the eyeliner and the 'bad boy' status) makes both Curiosa and Hyper attracted to him.
  • Ultra Fast Pony. Applejack mentions that her brother Big Macintosh's party was a big hit. There's a brief flashback to Big Mac atop a pile of lovestruck mares, all screaming with happiness.
    Big Mac: Yarr! I be covered in booty!
  • Thunderbird, in the Whateley Universe. He's gotten all the way into his sophomore year at Whateley Academy without noticing that all the girls on his training team, that girl who is always on his case about something, and that girl he thinks of as a 'little sister' are all crushing on him. Now he has Chaka after him too.
  • Duke Devlin of Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series. If having theme music of Justin Timberlake's "Sexy Back" whenever he talks isn't enough, he has an appeal that even guys notice. From those countless fangirls, to the pretty hair, and those gorgeous green eyes.
    Duke: Don't forget my sweet ass.
  • Vagrant Holiday is a world traveler who willingly lives like a homeless person in the nations he visits. In spite (or because) of this, he frequently finds women who follow him around like puppies.



    Film — Animation 
  • The Book of Life:
    • Maria has both Manolo and Joaquin falling for her. And when she returns to San Angel, all the men go GAGA over her. Xibalba was even impressed.
    • Gutierrez has confirmed that it was Xibalba who fell for La Muerte first, the Candlemaker had a thing for her once, and her old flame El Chamuco (who is now married to her sister, La Noche), still has feelings for her. And during Xibalba's banishment, many Gods attempted to court her.
  • Despicable Me 2: Lucy Wilde has three Minions finding her attractive, El Macho appreciating her looks, a couple of guys she passively mentioned going on dates with (that didn't end well) and eventually Gru falling in love with her.
  • Happy Feet:
    • Gloria became the most sought mate in Emperorland after growing into a fully grown emperor penguin. Even as a chick it was implied that a few of her other classmates, especially Mumble, had a crush on her.
    • Norma Jean, Mumble's mother, before she mated with Memphis. Granted, her character is modeled after Marilyn Monroe, the Real Life Dude Magnet.
  • Astrid from How to Train Your Dragon, has Hiccup, Snotlout, and Gustav taking interest in her. In the end, she chooses Hiccup.
  • Deconstructed with Esmeralda in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Disney). While all the men, including Quasimodo, are attracted to her, she also draws the unwanted attention of the Big Bad, Frollo.
  • Helen, a.k.a. Elastigirl, in The Incredibles is mentioned in her NSA profile to have been pursued by many top superheroes but would turn them down as she preferred her independence. However, she eventually fell madly in love with superhero Mr. Incredible and married him, having three kids with him after their forced retirement.
  • Megamind: Roxanne Ritchi gets the attention of Megamind, Metro Man, and Hal. She reveals to Megamind that she and Metro Man weren't a couple, and considering the type of person Hal is, she obviously doesn't end up with him; she ultimately ends up with Megamind.
  • Lola from Shark Tale. It's what happens when you're a pretty tigerfish with the face and voice of Angelina Jolie.
  • Jessica Rabbit from Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Eddie and the rest of the human male population are in lust with her, whereas her husband, Roger, is madly in love with her.

    Film — Live-Action 
  • Back to the Future: The ending shows that Marty's sister Linda has become this, as she has at least three boyfriends all at once.
  • In Chicago, Roxie Hart imagines herself as a Dude Magnet (and a Marriage Proposal Magnet) in her "I'll be a star and boy will it be swell" song.
  • Elektra Natchios in both Daredevil (2003) and Elektra has attracted four men in both films. Matt Murdock, The Hero and her love interest; Foggy Nelson, Matt's business partner who attempted to give her bedroom eyes; Bullseye, a murderous psychopath whose attraction to her isn't something she reciprocates; and finally, Mark Miller, a father and a former target of hers.
  • Jaimy the shapely aerobics instructor in Killer Workout is presented as a Dude Magnet when we see when she spills her condom-filled purse and an unopened box of condoms in her purse that she has in preparation for her upcoming sexcapades.
  • Spy: By the end of the movie, three guys are after Susan Cooper: Aldo, Bradley Fine, and even Rick Ford.
  • There's Something About Mary has the titular girl, who is a kind but tomboyish doctor played by Cameron Diaz and has no less than five people obsessed with her. There is an amount of deconstruction in the fact that the majority of the film's Cringe Comedy comes from said obsessed people, who are every single one a Stalker with a Crush and completely screwed in the head (even Ted, the one who is the Only Sane Man of the bunch, pined over her for decades) to not mention ruthless in their struggle to be the only one Mary loves. It is mentioned a few times throughout the film (and showcased in full in the end) that Mary is completely sick of her sex appeal attracting only madmen.
  • X-Men Film Series:
    • Jean Grey; Scott Summers and Logan are in love with her.
    • X-Men: Apocalypse: Agent Moira MacTaggert; Professor X is still head-over-heels for her, and Quicksilver flirts with her in Bullet Time.

  • The subject of "If U Seek Amy" by Britney Spears:
    Love me, hate me
    Say what you want about me
    But all of the boys and all of the girls
    Are begging to if you seek Amy note 


    Visual Novels 
  • Osanai Shouko from Aoi Shiro attracts a lot of girls, up to having something dangerously close to Twin Threesome Fantasy sex. Being an extremely charming Sempai doesn't help, though it's more obvious when the story is related from other characters' point of view.
  • Even outside of their own routes, all six boys of Clock Zero are in love with the protagonist, Nadeshiko Kurou, who stands out as one of the youngest examples of this trope in otome game history note  Kaede and Rain also fall for her, and it's mentioned in extra materials that she received many confessions and love letters from a lot of boys when she entered middle school and high school after the VN's plot wrapped up.
  • Ayumi Tachibana of the Famicom Detective Club series is said to have the admiration of the male student body at Ushimitsu High School, the high school she attends, and one of the male passersby you try to talk to while desperately trying to search for her after she drugged you to look for Tazaki on her own regarding Ayumi refers to her as a "cute lil' chickadee".
  • In Kindred Spirits on the Roof', most of the cast doesn't get any romantic attention apart from their girlfriends, but track team captain Matsuri Amishima is the exception. She gets love confessions on a regular basis, and while she turns down every one, the fact that she's so popular makes her girlfriend and vice-captain Miyu Inamoto feel insecure.
  • The Shall We Date? series features this for the heroine. The amount of guys that pursue her will vary from each route and each novel.
  • In Shinrai: Broken Beyond Despair, Momoko Mori is rather popular with the opposite sex. Not only does she have a boyfriend, Hiro Shiratake, who pursued her after she performed in the School Festival, but Kotoba Gaikoku has a crush on her and even goes so far as to stalk her. In the good ending, it is revealed that Momoko's best friend Kamen Eiga is also secretly in love with her.


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Dude Magnet Peyton

Brooke demonstrates how the guys in school all want to be picked by Peyton in the 'Fantasy Boy Draft' by dropping Peyton's books, causing all the boys to rush to pick them up.

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