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    People Are Sharing Inappropriate Movies They Started Watching With Their Parents, Then Immediately Had To Turn Off

    "I made it about 10 minutes before I had to leave the room."

    We recently asked members of our BuzzFeed Community, "What's a movie you started watching with your parents but absolutely, positively, COULD NOT finish?" And WHEW, did they come through with some hilariously awkward stories! So with that in mind, here are just a few of the most "No, thank you" film experiences shared:

    1. Love Actually (2003)

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    "Within the first few minutes, two characters are having sex with full-on nudity and moaning. I was 15, my sister 10, and I’ve never seen my parents move so fast to turn a film off!"

    sarcasticscorpio

    2. Booksmart (2019)

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    "I started watching it with my family and it was too uncomfortable, so we turned it off about 20 minutes in. I finished it later, though, and it’s one of my favorite movies now!"

    yuh

    3. Deadpool 2 (2018)

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    "My 9-year-old son tricked his dad into taking him to see this by telling him it was 'just a superhero movie.'"

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    4. Midsommar (2019)

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    "This one's pretty self-explanatory. I hid in my room for about two weeks after."

    mrmclovin36

    5. Chasing Amy (1997)

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    "When I was in high school, my dad, my sister, and I were on a Kevin Smith kick and started watching this. When it got to the part where Amy describes the virginity standard, I just silently got up and power-walked out of the room. Later, my sister got mad at me for abandoning her and making it weirder, but I just couldn't do it."

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    6. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

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    "I must have been about 8. My family had rented this on VHS, and we all sat down to watch it, expecting sitcom writer Richard Curtis (who wrote The Vicar of Dibley) to have done a lovely film. The first few words spoken were 'Fuck!' It was swiftly turned off, and I don't think I've ever seen it all the way through."

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    7. Body of Evidence (1993)

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    "When I was about 10, my mom rented this on VHS. When Madonna started dripping hot wax all over Willem Dafoe’s naked chest...and other regions, she turned it off. I can’t stop laughing whenever that movie pops up on cable TV."

    amandap41fee9365

    8. Dirty Dancing (1987)

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    "My parents are very old-fashioned and pretty religious. I was home from college on Christmas break, and I started watching this on VHS with my two sisters. Our parents walked in and were already offended by the title alone, but the three of us had seen it already and thought it would be 'parent appropriate.'

    "We made it about one-third through before my dad lost his temper and started yelling about all that obscene dancing and asking what we were doing watching that smut in his house. We honestly thought we’d make it a lot further before reaching their breaking point, so we never made it to the good stuff."

    Phedre31

    9. Closer (2004)

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    "My mom wanted to watch 'that new Julia Roberts movie.' It was around the first strip club scene that she realized this was not her typical rom-com. Awkward!"

    Mandy

    10. Magic Mike (2012)

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    "My parents are honestly pretty chill, and I’ve watched a lot of fairly mature films with them, but this one was just too much. I mean, I don’t know what I expected for a film about male strippers."

    strawberrylumps22

    11. Cool World (1992)

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    "I had previously blocked out this memory: My mother took my sister and me to see this movie because my sister had the biggest crush on Brad Pitt. Also, it was half live action and half cartoon, so my mother thought it was like Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Yikes! I think I was like 8 at the time. The funniest part was that half the people in the theater were also parents with young children who had all made the same mistake."

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    12. The Toxic Avenger (1984)

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    "We had the toys and thought the movie was for kids too. Not even 10 minutes in, our mom shut it off."

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    13. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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    "A few months ago, my dad was staying with my fiancé and me for the weekend. My dad wanted to watch this, since he hadn't seen it in a long time and we'd never watched it. About 30 minutes in, I shut it off. I said, 'Sorry, Dad, I just can't do this with you.' I'm 40 and still haven't gone back to watch the rest."

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    14. American Pie (1999)

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    "I came home one night when I was in high school, and my dad was laughing his ass off watching this. I hadn’t seen it yet, so I stayed and watched some of it with him. Worst decision ever."

    smkazmie

    15. Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay (2008)

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    "Nope. Turned it off so fast."

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    16. Saturday Night Fever (1977)

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    "My mom's friend was living with us, and she, my mom, and I were wanting to watch a movie. So my mom's friend suggested this, saying it was like Grease, which my mom and I loved. So we put it on. It was around the scene with the sexual assault in the car that I left and went to my room. I don't think they finished watching it."

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    17. Ted (2012)

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    "My sister got it on DVD one Christmas, so we decided to watch it together as a family. It was definitely uncomfortable."

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    18. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

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    "My mother had firmly told my father not to let me and my two brothers watch this. She had watched it and knew how bad it was, but my father had not gotten the chance to see it yet. As soon as my mom left, my dad made sure she made it around the corner before gathering us all in the living room to watch it.

    "My older brother was 16, I was 12, and my younger brother was 6! We got five minutes into the movie — to the part where Margot Robbie pleasures Leonardo DiCaprio while he's driving down the road. I watched as my father, who was still standing as if he was giving a presentation, freaked out, realizing what he had done, and quickly shut off the TV and sent us all to our rooms. My mom found out, and his excuse has always been, 'I didn’t realize it was THAT bad.' It was a family bonding experience I will always remember."

    Shelby Hughes

    19. Old School (2003)

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    "My brother was in a frat and thought it was hilarious. On Christmas break, he said, 'Hey, there’s this great movie we have to watch.' The opening scene is just…not something you want to see with your parents. They flipped out and turned it off; all the while he was saying, 'But it’s a great movie! You’ll like it!'"

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    20. 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)

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    "When I was a teen, my very religious parents suggested we go see this. In the movie, the main character gives up sex for Lent — but that doesn’t mean he stops thinking about it. I was sandwiched in between my parents at the movie theater, and I was mortified! I have blocked most of that film from my memories."

    Car24

    21. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

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    "I saw it when I was 13, and as soon as the beginning hit and Cheech Marin's character was shouting, we hit stop and avoided looking each other in the eye. I hid in my room until the next morning. After that, we pretended it never happened."

    coconut0501

    22. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

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    "My mom had watched this when she was younger, and she wanted to show it to me and my little brother (who was 6 at the time). We got about 10 minutes in and had to shut it off because she had to constantly say, 'Don't repeat that. Or that. Or basically anything in that sentence,' and so on and so on."

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    23. The Hangover (2009)

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    "I made it about 10 minutes before I had to leave the room."

    Nudibranch

    24. Good Boys (2019)

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    "The title is very misleading, and the trailer doesn't really show the worst of what actually happens in the film!"

    fuzzywuzzykoala

    25. And Finally: Titanic (1997)

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    "I was only about 7 when we all watched it together, and it got really awkward during the nude drawing scene and sex scene. My parents clearly did not know about this when they bought the movie, so my mom immediately made me go to my room until those scenes were finished!"

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    All right, you've had your laughs, but now it's YOUR turn! What's one movie you began watching with your parents but couldn't finish? Share your story in the comments below!

    Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.