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 tombsome werewolvesor 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.
Sign in. Actress The Avengers. The daughter of an army officer, she spent her childhood traveling and living in different countries.
Sometimes, the role centers on sex: sex addicts, porn stars, prostitutes. We put together a list of some of the biggest names to get naked for the camera; as long as they are on screen with nothing on. We start with the more subtle shots and the blink-and-you'll-miss-it moments, before getting to the A-listers who were happy to let it all hang out!
Miley Cyrus. Miley Cyrus is the queen of nude selfies and the singer will often spark controversy with her raunchy and revealing Instagram posts and outfits. Nine weeks ago, she stripped down for the camera, with fans commenting that the image was pornographic. Chrissy Teigen.
For a very long time in Hollywood, it was impossible to show nudity onscreen. Although movies in the silent era included fully naked bodies, from tocensors monitored every studio film closely for explicit content, flagging costumes that were too revealing or shots that were too leering. But by the early s, a few stars were willing to test the nude taboo.
This post contains frank discussion of several plot points from Season 8, Episode 2 of Game of Thrones. But without question the most adult moment of the episode belonged to Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, who has come a long way from the girl we knew and made sure to get exactly what she needed on what might have been her last night on earth. Nudity and sexuality are nothing new on Game of Thronesbut female- driven sexuality has been fairly rare.
Sometimes, you go to a movie expecting full frontal. Other times Whether it was the inexplicable PG rating or nudity from a star who seems too wholesome to strip down Mary Poppins fans should click away nowaudiences were shook when they saw these actors in the flesh.
The nude scene has always occupied a tenuous place in cinema. Some critics bemoan most on-screen nudity as a cheap trick, a titillating inclusion that amplifies a movie's sex appeal without offering much else. Many others, of course, recognize that nudity and sex are parts of normal life and should thus be represented in films as well. Regardless of where one falls on the matter, it's clear that on-screen nudity is here to stay.
Over the years a lot of hot, nude women have graced the pages of Playboy. And as much as warm-blooded folks all like getting a peek at the Playmate—dreamed up by Hugh Hefner to be the girl next door, stripped bare for your convenience—nothing has the gawk factor of celebrity skin. Playboy launched in December with a celebrity on the cover and in the pages—Marilyn Monroe who didn't actually pose for the mag —but the magazine really didn't trade in famous nudity for its first couple of decades.
When tackling their next career move, even A-list celebrities have a lot to consider in regards to what makes the most sense for their professional trajectory. This could mean taking on a role outside of their comfort zone, choosing to "zig" when film audiences expect them to "zag," and, yes, sometimes deciding whether or not to do a movie that requires them to film in nothing but their birthday suit. Baring it all for the big screen may not seem like a major deal today, when so many folks are living what used to be considered private moments across social media for the world to see, but not everyone is so comfortable getting naked for public consumption.