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Poll: It's Time for Bed - Memorable Movie Moments Involving Beds

No - this isn't about sex, though there have been some memorable sex scenes over the years. This is about movie scenes that use a bed or mattress in a very memorable way. Which of these is your personal favorite?

After voting, please discuss here.

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    Pretty Woman (1990)

    Pretty Woman - In this touching scene, Vivian (Julia Roberts) and Edward (Richard Gere) open up to each other. Memorable scene, memorable movie.
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    Angela Lansbury, Cindy O'Callaghan, Roy Snart, David Tomlinson, and Ian Weighill in Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

    Bedknobs and Broomsticks - Our film's characters ride around on this bed as a mode of transportation - certainly one of the most memorable.
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    Carla Gugino in Gerald's Game (2017)

    Gerald's Game - Jessie (Carla Gugino) finds herself handcuffed to this bed, and after her husband suffers a heart attack she spends most of the movie trapped there.
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    A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

    A Nightmare on Elm Street - Ignoring his girlfriend's advice, Glen (Johnny Depp) falls asleep and is pulled down through his mattress and then a torrent of blood erupts from it like it was a volcano.
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    John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell in Step Brothers (2008)

    Step Brothers - In this memorable scene, Dale (John C. Reilly) and Brennan (Will Ferrell) build their own bunk beds, but then the top one falls down trapping Brennan inside.
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    Ken Kirzinger and Jesse Hutch in Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

    Freddy vs. Jason - Perhaps one of the most imaginative scenes utilizing a bed is this one where Jason Voorhees doubles up his victim.
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    James Caan in Misery (1990)

    Misery - Paul Sheldon (James Caan) is confined to this bed through most of the movie while his #1 fan, Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates), torments and tortures him in every way possible.
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    Shannon Elizabeth and Jason Biggs in American Pie (1999)

    American Pie - A lot happens to Jim (Jason Biggs) aboard the mattress, but in this memorable scene, he performs a nasty little dance while foreign exchange student, Nadia (Shannon Elizabeth), cheers him on.
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    Fred Savage and Howie Mandel in Little Monsters (1989)

    Little Monsters - Brian (Fred Savage) discovers a whole new world of monsters underneath his bed, thanks to the help of Maurice (Howie Mandel).
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    Shirley Eaton in Goldfinger (1964)

    Goldfinger - One of the most unforgettable scenes in movie history - James Bond (Sean Connery) discovers this beautiful girl's body covered completely in gold paint on his bed.
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    Mary Costa and Bill Shirley in Sleeping Beauty (1959)

    Sleeping Beauty - Princess Aurora sleeps under a powerful spell on this bed that only a Prince can break - with the power of his kiss.
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    Kevin Bacon in Friday the 13th (1980)

    Friday the 13th (1980) - Kevin Bacon gets a shocking surprise in this memorable bed scene in one of his first movie appearances.
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    Linda Blair in The Exorcist (1973)

    The Exorcist - We can't have a list of memorable scenes involving a bed without including this one - I think the picture says it all.
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    Deborah Joel and Oliver Smith in Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

    Hellbound - Hellraiser II - Yeah, this one is pretty bloody and gruesome. The mattress which contains horrific powers in the 2nd Hellraiser movie.
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    Heather O'Rourke in Poltergeist (1982)

    Poltergeist - Poor little Carol Anne (Heather O'Rourke) is clinging to the headboard of this bed for dear life as the bright light from her closet is trying to suck her in.
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    John Marley in The Godfather (1972)

    The Godfather - In what has become known as the "horse head scene", this memorable bed scene is one for the ages.
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    Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone (1990)

    Home Alone - Kevin (Culkin) finds refuge under his Mom & Dad's bed - but then eventually decides he needs to brave up and defend his home territory.
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    Steve Martin and John Candy in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

    Planes, Trains & Automobiles - One of the funniest bed scenes involves Steve Martin and John Candy when they have to share a bed for the night in a seedy motel.
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    Andrew Hubatsek in Pet Sematary (1989)

    Pet Sematary - No love for Zelda as we see her confined to her bed before her grisly death in this memorable movie.
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    Will Ferrell in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

    Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy - Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) and his dog, Baxter, sleep together in matching jammies in this memorable bed scene.
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    Peter Sellers and Lesley-Anne Down in The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)

    The Pink Panther Strikes Again - Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers) does not know his way around the bed, as is evident in this memorable scene that ends with the bed flipping up into the wall, sending them crashing through the other side and down into a body of water below.
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    Jack Albertson, Franziska Liebing, and Peter Ostrum in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

    Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory - Charlie's family is so poor, that all of his grandparents (on both his mother's and father's side of the family) stay in this bed day after day after day.
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    Milton Berle and Buddy Hackett in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

    It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World - At the end of this movie we see all of the men involved in this crazy scavenger hunt hospitalized with various injuries (involving many beds) - but when Mrs. Marcus (Ethel Merman) slips and falls on a banana peel, they all lose it in a fit of laughter.
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    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery - Austin Powers brings Vanessa (Elizabeth Hurley) aboard his airplane and seduces her on his rotating bed.
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    Stakeout (1987)

    Stakeout - Chris (Richard Dreyfuss) has to hide under this bed after the woman they are staking out comes back into the house unexpectedly - and then begins to shed her clothes.
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    Rodney Eastman in A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 4 : The Dream Master - Surprise, Surprise! Another Elm Street entry with this memorable scene where a nude model swims up into this water bed much to the delight of Joey (Rodney Eastman).
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    Meet the Fockers (2004)

    Meet The Fockers - Jack (Robert De Niro) interrogates Greg (Ben Stiller) underneath the bed of his RV - his mobile command center.
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    Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct (1992)

    Basic Instinct - Detective Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) falls for the wrong girl - in this memorable scene, he takes his own life into his hands when he lets her bind his wrists to the headboard of this bed.
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    Edward Scissorhands (1990)

    Edward Scissorhands - Letting Edward Scissorhands (Johnny Depp) sleep on a waterbed is probably not a good idea - as we saw in this memorable scene.
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    You Only Live Twice (1967)

    You Only Live Twice - James Bond 007 is no stranger to the bed, but in this memorable scene, the bed he is on flips up into the wall just before he is gunned down while he is inside.
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    Bill Murray and Sigourney Weaver in Ghostbusters (1984)

    Ghostbusters - One of the more humorous scenes involving a bed is this one where Sigourney Weaver levitates above hers while Bill Murray looks on.
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    Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

    Fiddler on the Roof - Another memorable scene in movie history as Tevye (Topol) and Golde (Norma Crane) are on the bed during this dream sequence.
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    Curly Sue (1991)

    Curly Sue - Curly Sue stands on her bed and loudly sings the national anthem so that all in the house can hear - in this memorable scene.
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    The Secret of My Success (1987)

    The Secret of My Success - Michael J. Fox and Richard Jordan share a bed together in this funny scene of mistaken identity. "Okay ... everybody out of bed!"
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    Bill Murray in Groundhog Day (1993)

    Groundhog Day - Phil (Bill Murray) wakes up every morning in the same bed to face the same day over and over again in this memorable comedy film.

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