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    17 Rom-Com Scenes That Are Accidentally Skin-Crawlingly Cringe

    "One non-stop cringe fest."

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community what rom-com moments they found super cringey — even though they weren't necessarily intended to be.

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    Of course, they didn't hold back. Here are just some of the most toe-curling cringe moments they chose:

    Warning: Some spoilers ahead.

    1. First, in When Harry met Sally..., when Sally loudly fakes an orgasm in broad daylight.

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    "Totally out of character and pointless."


    2. In Crazy Rich Asians, when Araminta's wedding is inexplicably covered in water.

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    "I literally do not know why people fawn over it. All I could think about was how her very expensive dress would be ruined — plus the bridal party would get trench foot from standing in all that water."


    3. In the climax of Bridget Jones's Diary, when Bridget says, "Nice boys don't kiss like that," and Darcy replies, "Oh yes they fucking do."

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    4. In The Proposal, when Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock's characters get engaged for real — despite having no chemistry.

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    "I cringed when she proposed at the end because I felt like both characters deserved different endings."


    5. Just about every bad decision Leilani and Jibran make in The Lovebirds.

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    "I just can't handle it! One non-stop cringe fest."


    6. In Sex and the City 2, when Samantha describes a man as "Lawrence of my labia."

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    7. In Four Weddings and a Funeral, when Carrie asks if it's still raining during a downpour.

    Carrie saying, "Is it still raining? I hadn't noticed" in the pouring rain
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    8. In Never Been Kissed, when Drew Barrymore's character waits in the middle of a baseball field for her man who's always late.

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    9. In 10 Things I Hate About You, when Kat flashes her teacher so Patrick can escape from detention.

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    10. In To All the Boys I've Loved Before, when Peter put his hand in Lara Jean’s back pocket.


    "I found it odd."


    11. In Coyote Ugly, when Violet does a strip routine in front of cardboard cutouts to help her get over her stage fright.

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    12. In Jerry McGuire, when Renée Zellweger's character says, "You had me at hello."


    "That man treated her like shit, it should take way more than 'hello' to get her back!"


    13. In Sleepless in Seattle, when they awkwardly hold hands in the elevator.

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    14. In Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, when there's a bunch of imaginary showbiz sequences.

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    "Were they supposed to be stylized and cool? Because they're super cringey and take you out of the film."


    15. In Notting Hill, when Julia Roberts says, "I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her."

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    "He deserved better!"


    16. In Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, when Jamey thinks he's kissing Veronica — but he's actually kissing Sierra.


    "Is that supposed to be romantic? I had to stop watching after that."


    17. Finally, in The Kissing Booth 2, when Elle says, "I'm gonna treat you like my own personal jungle gym."



    Do you agree with these takes or think they're totally out of line? Got anymore cringey rom-com moments you can't stand? LMK in the comments!

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