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Straight men playing gay

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Pillow Talk (1959)
Rock Hudson gushes about ”colors and fabrics” to trick interior decorator Doris Day into kissing him. We’ll just leave it at that.

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
In an attempt to distract his stuttering heistmate from discovering his plan to run off with their loot, Kevin Kline extols the guy’s butt. For this, he won an Oscar.

Three to Tango (1999)
A tycoon mistakes architect and potential hire Matthew Perry for gay and insists he watch over his mistress. She’s played by Neve Campbell. Guess what happens next.

Boat Trip (2003)
After Cuba Gooding Jr. mistakenly boards a gay cruise, he tries to charm the female dance teacher by playing gay. For this, he did not win an Oscar.

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