If Women's Roles In Hollywood Blockbusters Were Played By Men: This Video

14/08/2014 16:43 | Updated 20 May 2015

Forget everything you thought you knew about gender roles in Hollywood blockbusters for just one second and try and imagine what Pretty Woman would look like if Richard Gere's character was played by a woman and Julia Robert's a man.

Okay, okay, that's a pretty tough ask... It's a work day after all. Luckily Buzzfeed has produced a short video which flips gender roles in the film industry on its kind of sexist head.

The clip sees two guys instead of two girls making out in a pool in Wild Things as a woman voyeur (formerly Kevin Bacon) records the whole thing on camera. Then there's the female vampire who mimics Robert Pattinson as Edward and describes how she creepily enjoys watching her love interest sleep, plus a woman instigating sex with a dude in a dressing gown atop a piano a la Pretty Woman.

Watch the video here:

The whole thing is kind of weird, totally creepy and has us asking why we're comfortable seeing Hollywood place women in sexualised roles, but totally freaked out when it's men who are placed into a similar situation?

Total mind fuzz, and it's safe to say we'll never look at our favourite flicks in the same way ever again. Let us know what you think on Twitter @MyDailyUK.

Source: Elite Daily



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