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    69 Movies That Totally Awakened Your Sexuality

    You weren't exactly sure what you were feeling but you liked it.

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share the movies that β€” oh my β€” sparked their sexual awakening. These were their sometimes sexy, sometimes embarrassing choices:

    1. Blue Crush


    "And gay baby me was born."


    2. Desperado


    "Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek gave me a funny feeling in my pants."


    3. Fear


    "Reese Witherspoon and Mark Wahlberg and that roller coaster scene!"


    4. Titanic

    Paramount/20th Century Fox

    "I like to say 'I went in a girl and came out a woman.' Leo was the sexiest man I had ever seen."


    5. True Lies


    "It was THE Jamie Lee Curtis scene, you know the one. I just happened to walk in and catch it. Didn't need the movie's context whatsoever. It's also how I learned I'm not totally straight because gahdamn she was the sexiest."


    6. Hook


    "Definitely Rufio (played by Dante Basco) in Hook."


    7. Cruel Intentions


    "I first realized I was bisexual during the kiss scene between Selma Blair and Sarah Michelle Gellar. It was a revolutionary moment for middle school me, haha."


    8. Peter Pan


    "This movie caused my sexual awakening when I was 6 years old. The Coldplay piano riff, the shirtless boy sneaking into Wendy's window and whisking her away to a magical land, the kiss β€” how could it not cause my sexual awakening?"


    9. Catwoman

    Warner Bros.

    "When I saw Halle Berry as Catwoman my body reacted in such a way that I had to watch it, uh, at least 400 more times."


    10. Not Another Teen Movie


    "Chris Evans's body was amazing and he has not disappointed since. Definitely the start of a lifelong thirst."


    11. Far and Away


    "It was Tom Cruise and his shitty Irish accent. 12-year-old me didn't realize how bad that accent was or how bugfuck crazy Cruise is. But, honestly...I still love the movie."


    12. The Country Bears


    "Umm...does anybody remember the song 'Kick it Into Gear' from The Country Bears? You know, the movie about the singing bears? Yeah, my sexual awakening came from the hot waitresses in The Country Bears."


    13. George of the Jungle


    "Brendan Fraser in George of the Jungle. I mean, he's covered in a loincloth for most of the movie, ffs! But when he puts on that suit, he's still fine as fuck. Plus, lest we forget, that after-shower scene."


    14. Labyrinth


    "It was David Bowie. To this day I would fear him, love him, and do as he says. I'd be lying if I said I never thought about wishing the goblins would come and take my own child away so I could marry the Goblin King."


    15. The Breakfast Club


    "A coy redhead (Molly Ringwald) who can apply lipstick with her cleavage? No contest!"


    16. Space Jam

    Warner Bros.

    "How could I ever forget Michael Jordan in Space Jam?"


    17. Casper


    "At the end, when the ghost became a real boy, that made me feel things."


    18. Justin Bieber: Never Say Never


    "My eighth grade heart couldn't handle his floppy hair, angelic voice, and underdog story. I wish I could knock some sense into my eighth grade self."


    19. A Hard Day's Night

    United Artists

    "There's a closeup of John Lennon's mouth when he's playing the harmonica in the luggage car...I changed that day."


    20. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

    New Line Cinema

    "This is gonna sound sooooo stupid, but I was young at the time and kept telling my dad how pretty one of the actresses was. Well, I ranted for about thirty minutes on how pretty she was, lmao. Needless to say when I finally came out to my father years and years later he already knew about it because of my ranting about the female actress."


    21. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

    New Line Cinema

    "Legolas (played by Orlando Bloom) did it for me. I went to see Fellowship of the Rings an innocent child thinking boys were gross, then, three hours later, left the theater a woman in love, thirsting for a water bottle filled with Legolas' sweat."


    22. Purple Rain

    Warner Bros.

    "Prince! Those funky dance moves, that sexy jumpsuit. Unffff!"


    23. Heathers

    New World Pictures

    "Heather Chandler (performed by Kim Walker) from Heathers. I was so gay for her."


    24. A River Runs Through It

    "I was 10 years old and when I saw Brad Pitt and I told my mom 'It's his eyes.'"


    25. The Last of the Mohicans

    20th Century Fox/Warner Bros,

    "The part where Daniel Day-Lewis says, 'You stay alive, no matter what occurs! I will find you! No matter how long it takes, no matter how far. I WILL find you...' I spent an embarrassing amount of time staring at my Daniel Day-Lewis poster, attempting to will a Mohican into existence."


    26. The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland


    "Vanessa Williams as the Queen of Trash."


    27. The Princess Bride

    20th Century Fox

    "Westley was my everything."


    28. Dirty Dancing

    Vestron Pictures

    "The ORIGINAL, not that ABC abomination. I mean, Patrick Swayze and that hip swivel?"


    29. Three Steps Above Heaven

    Warner Bros.

    "Have you seen Mario Casas?"


    30. Jurassic Park


    "Only Jeff Goldblum could make almost getting eaten by a T-Rex look so magnificently sexy."


    31. Stand By Me


    "Specifically River Phoenix in that white t-shirt."


    32. Grease


    "Have you guys seen John Travolta in that movie? A man who can sing and dance? Help me lord!"


    33. S.W.A.T.


    "I watched this movie when I was a kid and it was definitely an awakening. Young Colin Farrell came on screen and I was like, 'Wooooow! I just hit puberty.' Minutes later Michelle Rodriquez came on screen and I went, 'Ohhhhhh, okay, yeah I'm definitely bisexual,' haha."


    34. Aladdin


    "Aladdin, specifically Jafar and red Jasmin. I've never been sure who I was more attracted to in that scene."


    35. Enchanted


    "When Amy Adams touches Patrick Dempsey's chest hair, hot damn."


    36. Batman and Robin

    Warner Bros.

    "Uma Thurman as Poison Ivy. She was my first indication that maybe, just maybe, I wasn't straight."


    37. Velvet Goldmine


    "Ewan MacGregor naked? Check. Jonathan Rhys Meyers at peek twinkdom? Check. Orgy scene with incredible background music? CHECK."


    38. The Three Musketeers

    Buena Vista

    "I'm a bit embarrassed to admit this, but Charlie Sheen in The Three Musketeers. His character was a very religious man but he was sleeping with women he was never supposed to. It was clandestine, forbidden, and very erotic. All I could say to anyone is I just really liked his character!"


    39. Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

    20th Century Fox

    "I saw Natalie Portman and started having feelings that used to be reserved only for boys. I didn't even know at the time that a person could like both. I still can't watch the movie without feeling extremely uncomfortable and awkward."


    40. Save The Last Dance


    41. John Tucker Must Die

    20th Century Fox

    "The scene where Beth kisses Kate in the truck made me realize girls were pretty hot. Also, when Kate wore the red lingerie. Jeezus!"


    42. The Man in the Iron Mask

    United Artists

    "Okay, this is very weird, but I attribute The Man In the Iron Mask to my sexual awakening. Every time Leonardo DiCaprio's character was put in the mask I felt *~some type of way~*"


    43. The New Guy


    "This is not a good movie but stars the gorgeous Eliza Dushku. In one scene she tries on a series of bikinis, and, well, when this DVD came out it was a game changer for an adolescent me."


    44. Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

    "This is going to sound very strange, but this movie sexually awakened me at the age of twelve. It's the part where Jack needs to get rid of Santa so he can take over, so he sends Santa down the shoot to the Boogie Man lair where he is tied up and hung from the ceiling. The Boogie Man dances around him, teasing him about his lost freedom and how he can't escape, and I got really strange (and nice) feelings about Santa being tied up and 'teased' by the Boogie Man. Turns out, I'm into BDSM and I learned it from the Boogie Man."


    45. But I'm a Cheerleader


    "I'm straight but no one makes me question it like Natasha Lyonne does."


    46. Jason's Lyric


    "That scene on the couch! Woo!"


    47. Holes

    Buena Vista

    "I was 10 years old when the film was released. At the time, in my eyes, the main actors were rugged, sexy, manly MEN and I wanted more."


    48. Now and Then

    New Line Cinema

    "The scenes between Christina Ricci and Devon Sawa were peak awkward pre-teen sexual tension. I was also really into hippie Brendan Fraser, foreshadowing my lifelong attraction to slightly crusty dudes."


    49. The Blue Lagoon

    Columbia Pictures

    "Completely aging myself. The movie is so wrong, but yet..."


    50. Showgirls

    "Picture it. Baltimore ’96. I'm 8 years old. My mom rents the basement of a house shared with 4 other strippers and I am left home alone most nights. I start sifting through the VHS tapes and I stumble upon a tape that has Showgirls on one side and Grease on the other. That tape taught me everything I needed to know. I am now a Sexual Goddess β€” and you better keep your filthy paws off of my silky drawers."


    51. The Santa Clause 2

    Buena Vista

    Elizabeth Mitchell on the ladder in the beginning did things to my little 10-year-old body that I didn't quite understand. Now I realize that was probably the first clue that I'm a lesbian."


    52. The Last Dragon

    "Leroy (Taimak Guarriello) from The Last Dragon."


    53. Dream Boy


    "Dream boy. First gay movie I ever saw. Can’t stop since."


    54. Romeo + Juliet

    20th Century Fox

    "What 13-year-old girl would have memorized Romeo and Juliet word for word without being forced to by an English teacher? This girl. Because I watched the movie every day so I could drink in all that is '90s Leo. I was addicted to that hair and those eyes.... *still fanning myself*"


    55. Hairspray

    New Line Cinema

    "I was about 12 or 13 when it came out and I must have seen it four times in the theater, and then every day after school on DVD. Zac Efron as Link Larkin, in tight pants dancing all over the place, really did it for me."


    56. The Outsiders

    Warner Bros.

    "I'm old, lol. But damn so many cute boys β€” Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, pre-couch jumping Tom Cruise, Patrick Swayze, Emilio Estevez, and C. Thomas Howell. Damn."


    57. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl


    "I remember being so young and walking out of the theater, knowing that that was a sexy man, and he was the first person I ever actually lusted after."


    58. Soul Food

    20th Century Fox

    "The sex scene where that guy cheats on Vanessa Williams with her cousin. Ever since I saw that I have always wanted to fuck someone on a wall. Still hasn't happened, though, because I'm not a skinny bitch...please let me know if Jason Momoa has an open marriage."


    59. Black Swan

    Fox Searchlight

    "Totally made me realize I wasn't as hetero as I'd previously thought."


    60. Hocus Pocus


    "Sean Murray as Thackery Binx. You only see him for a few minutes but hot damn I thought he was so beautiful! Everything about him made me swoon!"


    61. Jeremiah Johnson

    Warner Bros.

    "Young Robert Redford is so hot I can't even articulate how he makes me feel. Since becoming an adult I have transformed my boyfriend into a bearded mountain man."


    62. The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    20th Century Fox

    "This movie woke the tiger in me. The second Tim Curry threw off that cloak it was over."


    63. The Sandlot

    20th Century Fox

    "The boys from The Sandlot."


    64. Pretty Woman

    Buena Vista

    "A friend of mine put on a copy when I spent the night at her house and β€” upon seeing Richard Gere β€” something changed! I didn't understand it when I was 9, but I still find him to be a silver fox 14 years later."


    65. Rocky 4


    "Ivan Drago. Yup."


    66. Like Mike

    20th Century Fox

    "Bow wow in Like Mike."


    67. Bubble Boy

    Buena Vista

    "This is so embarrassing, but Bubble Boy just got to me. I was awakened and felt feelings I've never felt before."


    68. Interview With A Vampire

    Warner Bros.

    "Brad Pitt is gorgeous, and so is Tom Cruise. There's so much nudity and sex I honestly should not have been allowed to watch it. Also, when Claudia (Kirsten Dunst) goes off about being a child forever and wanting to have boobs and have sex...RELATABLE."


    69. Reality Bites


    "Ethan Hawke as Troy became the perfect example of every asshole guy I chased after for the next 30 years. Good times."


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