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Old 11th October 2014, 10:19 PM
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*Can a MOD please add a poll to my thread here so people can choose one of the three option below?

This poll is simple and i thank you all for your interest and honesty. I want to ask three questions here and you can select the corresponding number for the poll above.

EDIT: I made the post more female friendly.

Scenes of a sexual nature and nudity in horror films are. . .

1) Not important at all for me - I notice an erect penis or pair of milk-producers like the next man/woman but quite honestly I'm more interested in the next death scene!

2) Quite important for me. I enjoy the horror genre and when i pick up a DVD from my local supermarket I'm expecting a healthy amount of boobs,ass, penis and balls for my hard earned 10!

3) A necessity for me. If it hasn't got tit's it's not a hit! and a sex scene isn't complete without a penis! Honestly... when will full on penetration be in horror films, it's only sex for Christ sake!


Ladies and Gentlemen, I'm not doing this to judge anyone. if i took the poll i would choose number 1. i find myself arguing with my friends and family that Horror films are more than just dull pornographic films with a few murders in them. i would love to see how some of my friends here poll IF they are willing and also if a MOD doesn't scrap this thread for being indecent.

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Old 11th October 2014, 10:28 PM
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As the forums resident feminist, why only talk of 'boobs'/'milk-producers'(!)/'tits' (or breasts, to give them the long word)?

Why does the forthcoming poll not mention the male penis?

Right from the off, can I point out that females watch horror films as well!!!
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Old 11th October 2014, 10:31 PM
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As the forums resident feminist, why only talk of 'boobs' (or breasts, to give them the long word)?

Why does the forthcoming poll not mention the male penis?
Suzi i kid you not i was just here thinking 'Why did i not mention dick and balls for suzi?' that's my mistake, i'm sorry.
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Old 11th October 2014, 11:56 PM
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I like porn and I like horror but I am not bothered if a horror film has no sex or nudity but I am bothered if my porn is that way. As to the amount of nudity/sex in horror films, I imagine the target audience for them is a 14 year old male...
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Old 12th October 2014, 06:27 AM
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I actually find it refreshing when there's none. It usually just feels like a distraction, to fill in run time, or appeal to the 12 year olds.
Only really works for me in 'arty' horror - Lynch, Cronenberg etc.
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I would have too say one, for me at least 90% of the time it distracts from the movie and adds nothing to the story. As others have said sex seems to be added to appeal to adolescent boys.
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Poll added.

I'm of the opinion where I'm not bothered if a horror film has any sex or nudity, and whilst it certainly won't put me off watching a particular film, I actually find that it's a device that is used to hook in a young (usually male) audience, but a device that is usually executed rather poorly within many modern horror efforts.
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Old 12th October 2014, 11:23 AM
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Agree with all of the above.
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Old 12th October 2014, 12:38 PM
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Poll added.

I'm of the opinion where I'm not bothered if a horror film has any sex or nudity, and whilst it certainly won't put me off watching a particular film, I actually find that it's a device that is used to hook in a young (usually male) audience, but a device that is usually executed rather poorly within many modern horror efforts.
Thank you for adding the poll Biz, i appreciate it. Also I'm really happy to see so many of you guys adding your opinions and taking the poll. This is going very well.
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Old 12th October 2014, 01:00 PM
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What a bunch of prudes.

I take it you all watch the "clothed US versions" of Paul Naschy's films then?

Sex and nudity is a staple of horror especially Gothic horror which i love. Do people seriously think The Vampire Lovers, Vampyres, etc would be superior viewing without the titilation that "distracts" you so much? Perhaps Linda Hayden, Ingrid Pitt, Yutte and others should have worn polo necks, would The Blood on Satan's Claw have been half as memorable over the years without Hayden's full frontal strip in front of The Master, er' sorry the vicar.

Sex has been linked with horror since Stoker wrote Dracula, eroticism has been part of the genre for ever.

Some slasher films work very well without couples on the make i agree, but you watch any doc or read any article on the genre and sex is an integral part of it, Jason Vorhees was born to kill lust filled teenagers, even Michael Myers became as he is because he caught people shagging.

You remove that annoying nudity from Ursula Andress in Mountain of the Cannibal God and you lose the whole film.

Take From Beyond is the sight of Barbara Crampton in S&M gear so bad? Does it detract from the rest of the movie? Or is it the most talked about and well remembered scene in the whole film?

I won't even begin with our family favourite Giallo's.

For God's sake Edwige!...put some clothes on....you're ruining the film for Cult Labbers.
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