Pop Rocks

Pop Rocks: Movies That Sound Like Porn But Aren't

Wan•der•lust [won-der-luhst] noun 1. a strong, innate desire to rove or travel about.

The movie Wanderlust opens tomorrow. It's the story of a recently laid-off urban professional and his wife who end up on what appears to be a commune populated largely by attractive people and not the hirsute neurotics one expects. As you can guess by the definition above, it's unlikely the movie will have anything to do with actual lust. Well, not directly at any rate.

Since I'd rather not write for the umpteenth time about Jennifer Aniston, I thought I'd instead take the opportunity of her latest rom-com's release to come up with some other movies that sound dirty but actually aren't. Or if they are offensive, it's for reasons other than DV/DA.

Like, say, it stars Tom Cruise.

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Peter Vonder Haar writes movie reviews for the Houston Press and the occasional book. The first three novels in the "Clarke & Clarke Mysteries" - Lucky Town, Point Blank, and Empty Sky - are out now.
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