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24 Seriously Annoying Things That Happen In Every Sex Scene

So. Much. Rolling.

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community about the things that annoy them the most in sex scenes in movies and TV shows. Here are the worst offenders.

Heads up: These responses mostly refer to heterosexual sex between cisgender men and women — because the representation of LGBT sex onscreen is a whole other can of worms.

1. First of all, no one ever talks about protection or birth control, because apparently pregnancy and STIs are not a concern.

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Is every woman on the pill? Is it just assumed that every couple discusses their STI statuses in between the hot and heavy groping session in the elevator on the way to have passionate wordless sex in the protagonist's apartment?



4. Removing clothes is always easy and sexy, instead of being the MOST TEDIOUS AWKWARD PART.

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If it's not full-on stripping, it's perfectly choreographed frantic ripping and throwing on the way to the bed. YEAH, SURE.


5. Ditto with making shower sex look like it's sooo easy rather than a TOTAL LOGISTICAL NIGHTMARE.

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Somehow, no one accidentally trips or winds up cold outside the stream of water. Because MAGIC.



9. The couple is always perfectly face-to-face, even when there's an obvious height difference.

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Like, I get that ~intense eye contact~ is all cinematic, but how on earth are they achieving penetration when they're at eye level with each other? NO DICK IS LONG ENOUGH TO MAKE THAT DISTANCE.



14. No one laughs, ever. Instead, sex has to be Incredibly Serious and Intense at all times.

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No giggling at accidental gaffs like head bumps or falling off the bed or screwing up a position change. No laughing fits. NOTHING.



20. That one moment when sex is over and both characters fall back against the pillows in simultaneous satisfaction.

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Like, what were they doing? Sitting at the end of the bed together? What position makes this possible????


22. After sex, the dreaded postcoital L-shaped sheet formation makes an appearance.

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YOU KNOW, when somehow, the sheet is perfectly arranged to be covering the woman's chest and the man's groin, but while still showing off his impeccable chest.


24. And lastly, this scene that is just so fucking universal it hurts:

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A man and a woman. They give each other some look at a bar or restaurant. It may involve a wink or seductively sucking down a drink. Then, inevitably, there's a cut to them bursting into their apartment making out or banging. Every. Damn. Time.


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