Obligatory Puke Scenesby Joyce Menyasz | created - 22 Sep 2012 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
Spoiler Alert! After seeing this list, you too will become aware of every scene like this: these movies all have at least one thing in common, the obligatory puke scene! Regardless of director, producer, genre, actor or actress - Hollywood believes that puke sells! Can anyone explain why this is necessary? Feel free to comment or let me know if you've one to add! Oh, you're welcome.
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1. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
Votes: 148,529 | Gross: $50.29M
3. The Back-up Plan (2010)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman conceives twins through artificial insemination, only to meet the man of her dreams on the very same day.
Votes: 44,223 | Gross: $37.49M
The movie is about pregnancy. There's puking, J-Lo style.
4. The Last Song (2010)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Votes: 68,703 | Gross: $62.95M
5. Date Night (2010)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous.
Votes: 138,750 | Gross: $98.71M
6. Surveillance (I) (2008)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two FBI agents attempt to clarify the murders occurring in a desolate region. They approach the witnesses of the latest incident with the help of the local police. All of them hide something and all have wildly different stories to tell.
Votes: 15,711 | Gross: $0.03M
7. Legion (2010)
R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
When a group of strangers at a dusty roadside diner come under attack by demonic forces, their only chance for survival lies with an archangel named Michael, who informs a pregnant waitress that her unborn child is humanity's last hope.
Votes: 87,864 | Gross: $40.17M
9. Get Him to the Greek (2010)
R | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.
Votes: 156,616 | Gross: $60.97M
11. Shutter Island (2010)
R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller
In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer, who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.
Votes: 928,325 | Gross: $128.01M
12. Sorority Wars (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Katie (Lucy Hale) and Sara (Phoebe Strole) have been friends since childhood. They enter college together, where Katie is a prized legacy candidate for the Delta sorority, which was ... See full summary »
13. The Social Network (2010)
PG-13 | 120 min | Biography, Drama
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Votes: 539,254 | Gross: $96.96M
14. Little Fockers (2010)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the male nurse Greg Focker, have what it takes?
Votes: 94,392 | Gross: $148.38M
16. Hope Floats (1998)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Romance
Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.
Votes: 21,369 | Gross: $60.05M
17. Street Kings (2008)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An undercover cop, disillusioned by the recent murder of his wife, is implicated in the murder of an officer and must struggle to clear himself.
Votes: 100,006 | Gross: $26.42M
18. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 612,839 | Gross: $106.95M
19. Leap Year (2010)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.
Votes: 80,472 | Gross: $25.92M
20. Buried (2010)
R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
Votes: 131,897 | Gross: $1.03M
21. Ramona and Beezus (2010)
G | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
An adventurous young girl uses her imagination to escape her reality, that is quickly spinning out of reach.
Votes: 15,203 | Gross: $26.16M
22. Mean Girls 2 (2011 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy
The Plastics are back in the long-awaited follow-up to the smash hit Mean Girls - and now the clique is more fashionable, funny, and ferocious than ever.
23. Skyline (2010)
PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Strange lights descend on the city of Los Angeles, drawing people outside like moths to a flame where an extraterrestrial force threatens to swallow the entire human population off the face of the Earth.
Votes: 81,279 | Gross: $21.37M
24. Life as We Know It (2010)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two single adults become caregivers to an orphaned girl when their mutual best friends die in an accident.
Votes: 106,925 | Gross: $53.37M
Puking is still puking, even if an adorable baby does it.
25. It's Complicated (2009)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When attending their son's college graduation, a couple reignite the spark in their relationship. But the complicated fact is they're divorced and he's remarried.
Votes: 76,565 | Gross: $112.74M
27. Private Benjamin (1980)
R | 109 min | Comedy, War
A sheltered young high society woman joins the United States Army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.
Votes: 20,391 | Gross: $69.85M
Goldie, I would have puked after all that exercise too.
28. Horrible Bosses (2011)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
Three friends conspire to murder their awful bosses when they realize they are standing in the way of their happiness.
Votes: 383,180 | Gross: $117.54M
Jason Bateman, thank you for sticking your pen down your throat.
29. Monsters (2010)
R | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.
Votes: 81,996 | Gross: $0.24M
30. Dog Park (1998)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Sex comedy takes a look at contemporary dating mores and hypothesizes that the new dating location may be the dog walk in the park. A mild-mannered man loses his present girl friend to ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,026 | Gross: $0.24M
33. Siblings (I) (2009)
88 min | Comedy
In this heartfelt, indie romantic comedy, Joe returns home hoping to figure out what to do with his life after getting fired and finding out his wife is cheating on him with his rival ... See full summary »
34. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 368,703 | Gross: $169.71M
I'd puke too if someone just told me I'd eaten their *beep* Bryce Dallas Howard, well brought up.
35. Soul Surfer (2011)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.
Votes: 39,426 | Gross: $43.85M
36. Hall Pass (2011)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
Rick and Fred, two husbands who are having difficulty in their marriages, are given a Hall Pass by their wives: for one week, they can do whatever they want.
Votes: 110,243 | Gross: $45.06M
37. Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Four years after graduation, an awkward high school genius uses his sister's boyfriend's Labor Day party as the perfect opportunity to make his move on his high school crush.
Votes: 46,850 | Gross: $6.92M
39. I Don't Know How She Does It (2011)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.
Votes: 17,834 | Gross: $9.66M
Olivia Munn gets knocked up. Morning sickness! Fun!
41. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted, at a cost, when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Votes: 53,427 | Gross: $63.77M
Will there ever be a better puke scene than the cherries? Good Lord, the cherries!
42. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
PG-13 | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.
Votes: 197,856 | Gross: $281.29M
43. 6 Souls (2010)
R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
44. A Haunting in Salem (2011 Video)
R | 86 min | Horror
In this spine-chilling indie horror flick, a sheriff relocates to Salem, Mass., with his family -- only to discover that the house they've moved into is plagued by an ancient curse and haunted by malicious spirits.
45. Doom (2005)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines.
Votes: 94,556 | Gross: $28.03M
46. How High (2001)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.
Votes: 47,362 | Gross: $31.16M
47. Art School Confidential (2006)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.
Votes: 15,683 | Gross: $3.30M
48. Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A plane is taken over by a mysterious virus. When the plane lands it is placed under quarantine. Now a group of survivors must band together to survive the quarantine.
50. Agent Cody Banks (2003)
PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy