We never thought the little girl from 'The Professional' would grow up to become one of the sexiest women in the world and also one of the world's best actresses.

Natalie Portman is one of those few actresses who is known for showing off both her acting chops and her body. And while her acting talents have garnered her critical acclaim from just about everyone, we suspect that her not-so-seldom sexy scenes haven't damaged her massive popularity one bit.

Let's look at just the movies she's had come out in the last few months. 'Black Swan'? Lesbian sex scene. 'No Strings Attached'? The entire premise of the movie is her boning Ashton Kutcher. 'Your Highness'? Medieval thong bikini.

We think we've proved our point. Keep reading to check out Natalie Portman's sexiest scenes. Because she's not just a Harvard graduate and Oscar-winning actress -- she's a total babe. clear="all" />
'Star Wars: Attack of the Clones': Don't you hate it when you're fighting an alien monster in a skin-tight white suit and your clothes rip, therefore exposing your midriff?

'Closer': Threatening, seeding and sexy, this scene featuring Natalie Portman as a stripper is uncomfortably enthralling.

'Hotel Chevalier' prelude to 'The Darjeeling Limited': This scene generated a lot of talk for the brief pantsless part, as well as the witty back-and-forth, of course.

'Black Swan': Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis's sex scene probably got more people to see 'Black Swan' than all the awards buzz combined. The scene was blogged about obsessively by pretty much everyone on the Internet for months leading up to the film's release.

'No Strings Attached': In case you missed it, this movie is about Natalie Portman deciding to do a "friends with benefits" relationship. Brilliant!

'Your Highness': Although in this trailer Natalie Portman appears to be wearing some kind of warrior bikini bottom, in the film it looks like some kind of armored thong. Yes, an armored thong. Anyone who has seen the illustrations of a Dungeons and Dragons book from the early '90s should be familiar with this concept.

And don't miss Natalie being inappropriately sexy in Scenes We Love: 'The Professional'

Which of Natalie Portman's sexiest scenes is your favorite? (And don't say 'Beautiful Girls.')
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
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Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, protect the former queen. Read More

Black Swan
Based on 42 critics

A ballerina's grip on reality begins to slip as her drive to succeed threatens to consume her. Read More

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Four people (Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman) grapple with love and betrayal. Read More

Your Highness
Based on 33 critics

A slacker prince has to join his braver brother on a quest to rescue the brother's fiancee. Read More

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