Frozen Screening Accidentally Shows Kids Sexually Explicit Scene In Pinellas Park Theater
A movie theater in Pinellas Park accidentally showed a theater packed with families two long minutes of sexually explicit scenes during the screening of Disney's Frozen over the weekend.
In a panic, some parents grabbed their kids and bolted for the exits, while others tried to do whatever they could to cover children's eyes and ears as the groaning and moaning went on and on up on the screen.
According to MyFoxTampaBay, rather than showing the requisite cartoon short before the feature presentation, the Regal Cinemas Park Place Stadium threw up some porny scenes instead.
One parent said it looked like the theater stared showing "Steamboat Willie" before things went awry and the screen showed another kind of steamboat willie.
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According to at least one person in attendance, it appears the theater showed the families a graphic trailer for a new Lars Von Trier film, Nymphomaniac.
The trailer, which you can see here if the kids are out of the room, shows a lot of graphic stuff (seriously, it's NSFW), including a scene of a woman giving a man oral sex on a plane.
For their part, the theater has offered free movie tickets to those who were in the audience, though we're not sure how a free movie will fix little Johnny being traumatized by seeing a dude performing BDSM on a lady.
One parent, Lynne Greene, said free tickets isn't enough. And while the clip lasted only two minutes, it might as well have been two hours.
"It seemed like forever when you're trying to, you know, cover a little guy's eyes," she said. "I didn't have enough hands to cover his ears too and he got the sound down real good."
The theater also says it's investigating and had said it was planning of firing whoever was responsible.
Frozen opened during Thanksgiving weekend and raked in an insane $93 million in five days.
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