Penis parade: top 25 full-frontal scenes in mainstream movies (NSFW photo gallery)

A gratuitous list of the most memorable moments of male nudity.

Your Highness (2011)
Even though it's CGI, an erect Minotaur dick is still a sight to behold. This mythological dick also raises an interesting point (no pun intended): Why is male-on-male rape in film more widely accepted and often considered funny? Would the scene be humorous if the Minotaur had raped Natalie Portman's character?


Your Highness (2011)
  • Your Highness (2011)


Any Given Sunday (1999)
Along with Cameron Diaz, viewers discover that a big part of being a pro-football player involves parading around in front of reporters with a bunch of other giant, naked men.


Any Given Sunday (1999)
  • Any Given Sunday (1999)


Observe and Report (2009)
The film escalates the humor, and awkwardness, of streaking with a slow-motion shot of an unattractive fat man running through a mall as he points down to his less than impressive junk.


Observe and Report (2009)
  • Observe and Report (2009)


EuroTrip (2004)
All too often nude beaches in films are stacked with far too many attractive people. EuroTrip brings us the reality of nude beaches: way too many men posing nude with cameras, sunglasses, gold chains, and creepily curious expressions.


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Bronson (2008): Tom Hardy
In Bronson, violence is almost orgasmic to Tom Hardy's character, which is perhaps why he often brawls naked and greased up in "war paint."


Bronson (2008): Tom Hardy
  • Bronson (2008): Tom Hardy


Quills (2000): Geoffrey Rush
To demonstrate the depths of the Marquis De Sade's obsession with writing about deranged sex, we see De Sade in a prison cell, stripped of anything he could possibly use to write his literotica, including his clothes. Of course this only makes him resort to using his own blood and filth to write his stories about blood, filth and sex.


Quills (2000): Geoffrey Rush
  • Quills (2000): Geoffrey Rush


The Color of Night (1994): Bruce Willis
The film was largely ignored due to its NC-17 rating. Today, it is all but forgotten save for the fact that Bruce Willis's penis bobs into view during a skinny dipping sex scene.


The Color of Night (1994): Bruce Willis
  • The Color of Night (1994): Bruce Willis


Bad Lieutenant (1992) and The Piano (1993): Harvey Keitel
Harvey Keitel cuts a strange figure, standing nude while crying in Bad Lieutenant. Whatever the audience thought of the scene, Keitel must have found the experience liberating, as he stripped down again a year later in The Piano.


Bad Lieutenant (1992) & The Piano (1993): Harvey Keitel
  • Bad Lieutenant (1992) and The Piano (1993): Harvey Keitel


Jackass Number Two (2006): Jason " Wee-Man" Acuña
Jackass offers plenty of dickhead moments, many of which involve dick-stunts seemingly designed to render these Jackasses impotence. One of the tamer, and more memorable dick moments in the series comes when the crew's resident dwarf, Wee-Man, struts across a table in the middle of a meeting, drinking a beer and completely naked. The scene answers the burning question we all want to ask: Is everything about Acuña "wee"?


Jackass Number Two (2006): Jason  Wee-Man Acuña
  • Jackass Number Two (2006): Jason "Wee-Man" Acuña


The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999): Jude Law
Jude Law's talent mostly lurks in the shadows of this nude scene. Still, Law's sex appeal and the hype surrounding this scene caused throngs of fans to break their VHS and DVD players trying to pause the movie at just the right moment to capture Law's elusive dick emerging from the green bathwater like a mythic beast.


The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999): Jude Law
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999): Jude Law


American Reunion (2012): Jason Biggs
Jason Biggs's dick has taken some serious abuse in the American Pie series. It has been stuffed into a pie and attached to his hand with super glue. In American Reunion, we finally get to see the source of Biggs's trouble smashed beneath a clear pot top.


American Reunion (2012): Jason Biggs
  • American Reunion (2012): Jason Biggs


The Fisher King (1991) and The World's Greatest Dad (2009): Robin Williams
You might not expect the world's "hairiest celebrity" to strip on film, but he does, twice: once as an insane homeless man who runs naked through Central Park, then later as an English teacher who performs a nude swan dive into his school's pool.


The Fisher King (1991) & The Worlds Greatest Dad (2009): Robin Williams
  • The Fisher King (1991) and The Worlds' Greatest Dad (2009): Robin Williams


American Gigolo (1980): Richard Gere
You can't make a film about a gigolo without showing at least a sliver of the gigolo's tool-of-the-trade, which is about all we get of Gere's moneymaker in American Gigolo.


American Gigolo (1980): Richard Gere
  • American Gigolo (1980): Richard Gere


Wild Things (1998): Kevin Bacon
I would say that Bacon's nude scene in Wild Things is entirely unnecessary to the film's story, but the entire film seems unnecessary. Its success rides largely on the hype surrounding Bacon's penis, and the mother of all girl-on-girl kisses between Denise Richards and Neve Campbell.


Wild Things (1998): Kevin Bacon
  • Wild Things (1998): Kevin Bacon


Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
There was no better way to demonstrate the absurd depths to which Dewey Cox's rock 'n' roll life spins out of control, than for him to be lounging in a hotel room post-orgy, having a benign phone conversation while a flaccid penis hovers over his shoulder like a phallic angel, or demon, as it guides his decisions.


Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)


Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008): Jason Segel
Segel's penis is impressive, though mostly because it steals scenes from two of the hottest women on the planet: Kristen Bell and Mila Kunis.


Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008): Jason Segel
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008): Jason Segel


Hall Pass (2011)
Some of the toughest guys have a phobia of snakes. Just as many guys have a fear of giant sidewinding penises dangling precariously close to their face, which is perhaps why this scene resonates with so many men.


Hall Pass (2011)
  • Hall Pass (2011)


A Clockwork Orange (1971): Malcolm McDowell
Scored by Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, a young Malcolm McDowell has a threesome, twice, without the camera ever cutting away. In order to show the scene in its entirety, Kubrick sped the scene up to blur the penetrating details.


A Clockwork Orange (1971): Malcolm McDowell
  • A Clockwork Orange (1971): Malcolm McDowell


Shame (2011): Michael Fassbender
When casting the lead in a film about sex addiction, it would seem imperative to get an actor who is comfortable stripping down. At first, Michael Fassbender may seem like an unlikely choice, until audiences get the first of many glimpses at what the unassuming actor is packing in his acting tool belt.


Shame (2011): Michael Fassbender
  • Shame (2011): Michael Fassbender


The Brown Bunny (2003): Vincent Gallo
While this was intended to be a mainstream art film, it received the cinematic kiss of death with an X-rating for its graphic sexual content. Still, the film lives on, mostly online for an infamous scene in which Chloë Sevigny performs unsimulated fellatio on Vincent Gallo.


The Brown Bunny (2003): Vincent Gallo
  • The Brown Bunny (2003): Vincent Gallo


Trainspotting (1996), The Pillow Book (1996), Velvet Goldmine (1998), Young Adam (2003): Ewan McGregor
In the late 1990s, Ewan McGregor reigned as king of arthouse films. He also appeared nude in almost every film he shot. Coincidence?


Velvet Goldmine, The Pillow Book, Young Adam, Trainspotting: Ewan McGregor
  • Velvet Goldmine, The Pillow Book, Young Adam, Trainspotting: Ewan McGregor


The Hangover Trilogy (2009, 2011, 2013): Ken Jeong
The only thing more memorable than a giant penis, is a tiny penis. Ken Jeong's fun-sized junk is prominently featured in all three Hangover films, proving that even though you can't see them, Jeong has some jumbo balls.


The Hangover Trilogy (2009): Ken Jeong
  • The Hangover Trilogy (2009): Ken Jeong


Brüno (2009): Sacha Baron Cohen
The entire film derives humor from exploiting people's squeamishness when it comes to a man flaunting his sexuality. Even knowing the film's premise, I expect few viewers are prepared to see Cohen's dick flopping around in slow motion, capped off with a CGI effect of his pee-hole, shouting, "Bruno!" It's possible that Cohen uses a "stunt cock," but considering that the actor rolls around naked on a bed with Ken Davitian, then chases him through a hotel in Borat, it's hard to imagine Cohen being shy about anything.


Brüno (2009): Sacha Baron Cohen
  • Brüno (2009): Sacha Baron Cohen


Boogie Nights (1997): Mark Wahlberg's prosthetic penis
Viewers don't get a glimpse of the real star of Paul Thomas Anderson's film about the 1970s porn industry until the movie's final minutes. The anticipation makes the moment even more memorable, as the entire film is a montage of people reacting to the size of Dirk Diggler's dick.


Boogie Nights (1997): Mark Wahlbergs prosthetic penis
  • Boogie Nights (1997): Mark Wahlberg's prosthetic penis


The Crying Game (1992): Jaye Davidson
The big reveal of the film still haunts some viewers, particularly those male viewers who found themselves attracted to the female lead, Dil. We find out in the end, along with the hero who also falls for Dil's feminine charm, that she has a penis. Unsurprisingly, Jaye Davidson was nominated for an Oscar for making so many male viewers discover something very curious about themselves.


The Crying Game (1992): Jaye Davidson
  • The Crying Game (1992): Jaye Davidson






When it is appears on screen, the penis is a statement. It's a fleshy exclamation point — the answer to a question most dare not ask. The penis is the most versatile and powerful weapon an actor can pack in his theatrical tool belt. And just like every actor's natural ability, some penises have a much larger range than others; some have the capacity to thrill, shock, amuse, arouse and horrify.

Directors constantly push the penis envelope, dreaming up new ways to utilize this cinematic trope. With each glimpse into the fleshy souls of these famous actors, the world becomes a better place. Each big screen penis breaks new ground, bringing us one step closer to a world in which men can flaunt their sexuality as openly as women display their cleavage. In this spirit, I invite you to indulge in this celebration of the top 25 most memorable moments of full frontal male nudity in mainstream movies.

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