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The 10 Most Unrealistic Sex Scenes In Movies Ever

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    Picture this: You're engrossed in a pretty standard fictional make-out session on screen, when suddenly the switch flips and they decide to go full-throttle. Sometimes, these sex scenes turn into steamy, awesome inspiration for your real life romps. (We've got plenty of proof. Hottest movie sex scenes ever? Check. Leading ladies giving us #orgasmgoals? Double check.)

    But other times, on-screen sex turns into an example of what not to do in your own boudoir. There are plenty of examples of couplings that just don't transition well into the real world, from shower scenes and hot tub sex to impromptu orgies and lovemaking amid gunfire. We've pulled together 10 tropes that are better off firmly in the realm of fantasy.

    (But, if you're making some of 'em work, serious props to you and yours. Tips welcome in the comments.)

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    The Trope: Shower Sex

    As seen in: Skyfall, Blue Valentine

    Why it's a no-go offscreen: This is one of those lubrication/UTI issues. But also: It is damned slippery in there, and thusly dangerous. If you're hoping to break a bone or possibly get a head-to-tile concussion, this is a good way to do it.

    Pictured: Bérénice Marlohe and Daniel Craig in Skyfall.

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    The Trope: Pool Sex

    As seen in: Showgirls, Spring Breakers

    Why it's a no-go offscreen: Sure, pool play seems sexy. But all that water really just ends up robbing you of natural lubrication. Really, what's happening onscreen is the origin story for a serious urinary tract infection, which officially does not turn us on. Ouch.

    Pictured: Elizabeth Berkley and Kyle MacLachlan in Showgirls.

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