Half a century ago, taking off your clothes for a role probably meant you were in a genre piece that had to something to do with a mummy's tomb , some werewolves , or Roger Corman. Today, all one has to do is turn on HBO. Over the years, the prevalence of onscreen nudity has increased as the stigma against it has decreased. After all, if an Academy Award winner like Kate Winslet can bare all for the camera, it isn't as though getting naked is going to tarnish an actor's reputation. Natalie Portman told MTV in that while she has no regrets about appearing nude for a film, what bothers her is when those scenes wind up on porn sites. Here's why some stars have flat out said no to nudity.
Stars who have absolutely no problem doing nude scenes
The Playlist Staff. The scene occurs when porn impresario Burt Reynolds brings home young busboy Mark Wahlberg and introduces him to one of his stars, played by Heather Graham , who quickly whips off her onesie, exposing her nubile frame and jolting an audience that, up until this point, had been exclusively dazzled by the brisk characterization and virtuoso camerawork. Graham, for her part, is effervescent and charming and goddamn flawless as the girl next door gone to the dark side. And while there is one sequence that certainly has an amount of kicky sexuality an amazing sexual montage set just as our main character enters a new relationship , the other nude scene is so plain that it almost feels like commentary on the nude scene itself. It involves Michelle Williams , Sarah Silverman and Jennifer Podemski , all in a locker room shower, talking about bathing. And Segel is a real trooper. He imagines her emerging from a swimming pool, dripping wet.
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Ah, screen nudity. To the delight of European arthouse freaks and perverts everywhere, film stars have been undressing for the camera since cinema's golden age. But what happens when a flash of nudity is required of one of the more inhibited A-listers? This week, Emilia Clarke went on the record to explain her fear and regret over stripping off for Game of Thrones. Others have been more lucky, using doubles and other actors to cover for them while they cover up.
The Playlist Staff. The sexuality is frank, in that fumbling, initial-encounters way enough to earn the movie another unwarranted NC; an R-rated version had to trim three whole minutes of footage. Still there?