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The sex scene is a dying breed. From bra-on Hollywood gloss to overused dairy products, here are five of the least erotic

Ever since Jennifer Lopez uttered the words "it's turkey time, gobble gobble" as a prelude to cunnilingus in 2003's Gigli, the Hollywood sex scene has been on the decline. A decade ago 120 films rated R, or restricted made the Us box office top 10 – last year there were only 80 and most got their ratings for violence, not sex. According to some reports, the internet, or what I like to call "porn fatigue" is to blame (all that wearisome shagging in Game of Thrones). That, and the fact that pesky women now have more of a say in what we want to watch, which I can say with absolute certainty are none of the following scenes, which I was forced to watch again for research purposes. Though the bra-on, glossy »

- Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

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