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15 Films You Really, Really Shouldn't Have Watched With Your Parents

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    We've all been there. You and your folks are settling in for some quality family time. Someone suggests a film that seems like something everyone might enjoy. It's gotten some good buzz. Mom saw a review in The Times but doesn't really remember what it said. It seems innocuous enough.

    Then it happens. The foul language flies. The boobs and buttocks emerge. The squirming begins. Suddenly you and the people who could barely get through the "birds and the bees" speech are watching sex scenes that would make Dr. Ruth blush. The awkwardness is intense, and it's anyone's guess as to which one of you will yell, "Abort mission! Abort mission!" while running out of the room. Probably you.

    Like we said, we've all been there. Let our mortification and bad judgment entertain you as we share our most cringe-worthy cinematic anecdotes. Oh, the awkwardness.

    This month, we're sharing steamy personal stories, exploring ways to have even better sex, and wading through the complicated dynamics that follow us into the bedroom. Here's to a very happy February. Check out more right here.


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