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What Embarrassing Movies Have You Seen With Your Parents?

Here at Buzz, we're usually pretty good at assessing which movies are suitable to see with mom or dad, but it's only because we've had our share of unbearable experiences.

Case in point: I still remember going to see Superbad with my parents several years ago. My dad cracked up at Seth (Jonah Hill)'s phallic drawings (I did not need to know about his dirty sense of humor), while my mother couldn't stop complaining about the language. Even worse, I felt like I couldn't laugh at anything lest my parents know that I secretly found the foul jokes funny. Becky has a similar horror story of watching The 40-Year-Old Virgin with her family, but she handled the movie's sexual innuendo much better than I did — she had already seen the movie and excused herself to the bathroom during the most awkward moments. Smart girl.

OK, I realize I'm targeting Judd Apatow movies, but there are tons of films that would be awkward to see with mom or dad in tow (i.e. the sex scenes in Love and Other Drugs are way too hot and heavy for parental viewing). So let's hear your horror stories! What's the most uncomfortable film you've ever watched with your family?

Gdeeaz Gdeeaz 6 years
But I'm a Cheerleader.
peatree peatree 6 years
I looked at the 40- Year Old Virgin with my mom and she wasn't really shocked by some of the language and scenes in it. When Dare Devil came out in theaters and it was Valentine's Day, my parents brought me with them to see it and any time some form of a sex scene was happening they would cover my eyes, because I was young. My parent's rented Crank and my family sat down and watched it together and my parents didn't know about the sex scenes in it and they would be yelling at me to close my eyes, even though I was old enough to actually see the movie and the rest of the time after the sex scenes I couldn't wait for the movie to end so the awkward moments would be over with my parents. After that, my parents have kinda gotten used to all the weird and wild sex scenes that happen now, except for any homosexual sex scenes, that still freaks them out and they have to turn the channel or tell someone to turn or get yelled at.
bhilb bhilb 6 years
Most of the movies mentioned I have seen with my mom. I guess it just doesn't bother me. But, a friend was just telling me yesterday that he went to the movie theatre to see Pulp Fiction with his mom and his grandma. Now that would be uncomfortable!
Rory1225 Rory1225 6 years
Ditto Wild Things..... I also watched True Blodd with my fiance's parents.....the sex scenes were a little weird for them, especially Lafayette and Jesus's drug/sex moment...
Sundaydrive Sundaydrive 6 years
My dad rented borat for my family to watch... Thankfully I had already seen it in theatres so excused myself when I knew the naked scene was coming up. That would be waaaay to akward to watch with the parents. Other then that... Can't really think of any bad movies...
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 6 years
Haha, my parents are pretty cool, so I've seen stuff like The Hangover and Superbad and Black Swan with them. But when I was in 4th grade, that movie Wild Things with Neve Campbell and Denise Richards came out. I thought it was supposed to be a slasher film like Scream, so I asked my mom to take my friend and I. Boooooooy was I mortified with all the lesbian action going on in that movie. My mom was mortified, too. I'm pretty sure she took us out of there before the movie was over. I was also pretty embarrassed seeing Swimming Pool with my dad, but the hilarity of that movie's terribleness was enough to ease the awkward vibes. My sister was with us, too, so she and I were laughing at it the whole time. To this day, my sister and I still greet eachother with "Marcel! Marcel!" and act like we're showing off our breasts.
zacatecanita zacatecanita 6 years
La Mala Educacion with my mom and brother. Not really embarrassing, but uncomfortable in some of the scenes.
bryseana bryseana 6 years
My mom and I watched Black Swan together. I don't want to spoil the movie for anyone who hasn't seen it. But, during one of the scenes, my mom said out loud (in the theater) "wow she's really getting into it". A couple in front of us laughed. It's always a little awkward watching sexual type scenes with your parents.
jannam jannam 6 years
I've seen American Pie and Forgetting Sarah Marshall with my parents...... so awkward. I felt like I couldn't laugh at anything and it was extremely uncomfortable.
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 6 years
This didn't happen to me, but my boyfriend's mom took his 14-year old brother to go see BRUNO. Good grief, talk about awkward!!!
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 6 years
And this didn't happen to me but I was watching Forgetting Sarah Marshall in the theater and in front of me there was a girl there (probably 17 or so) with her grandparents. Needless to say they walked out as soon as Jason Segel came out full frontal. :rotfl:
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 6 years
Eyes Wide Shut with my mom and aunt. Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman getting it on? Check. Naked crazy sex orgy? Check. Completely mortified? Double check.
asesh001 asesh001 6 years
I saw Y Tu Mama Tambien with a friend... and my super strict Indian father. That may have been the most awkward day of my life.
Skorpio Skorpio 6 years
OMG! I went to a 21 over theater for my Birthday with my parents, and the movie we picked was BORAT! I had no idea what it was, and was mortified while we were watching. My parents were getting a pretty good chuckel so it was okay in the end, but I will never forget it.
Diana-Nguyen Diana-Nguyen 6 years
Watching Kate and Leo get it on in Titantic with extremely Catholic parents ... no bueno. And you wouldn't think it, but watching two lions do their thing on the Discovery Channel with my dad was pretty embarrassing too.
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