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[[caption-width-right:243:Some things can't be un-seen. Or un-heard.]]
AKA the male orgasm.

While women situate themselves between TheModestOrgasm and TheImmodestOrgasm, due to the DoubleStandard, males are usually not shown climaxing on screen/panel. Or it's very brief.

But not always.

When a male is shown experiencing a particularly intense climax, he generally can't control himself either and utters grunting sighs and growls instead of the more typically female yelps and squeals. It can go up to an utter scream but that's rare. It is often accompanied with a gritty face, clenched teeth and [[CallingYourOrgasms foretold by naughty words and sweat]]. Is sometimes featured/parodied in OrgasmicCombat.

Compare/Contrast TheModestOrgasm and TheImmodestOrgasm. TruthInTelevision for most men, though it is sometimes exaggerated in fiction to make the hero seem macho.
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!!Examples:

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[[folder: Anime and Manga]]
* Any BoysLove manga or anime sports at least one of these, especially for the {{Seme}}. {{Uke}}s tend towards TheImmodestOrgasm.
* ''[[{{Berserk}} Guts]]'' in the third Golden Age Arc movie.
* Done in many, many Hentai.
* One particular mention goes to the [[MemeticMutation infamous]] TokyoTribe [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVSaC9oxm_Y scene]]. [[DoubleStandardRapeMaleOnMale Not for the]] [[BloodyHilarious faint of heart]].
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[[folder: Comics]]
* Played for laughs in ''StrangersInParadise'' during a sex scene between Chuck and Rachel. Chuck's grinding away while Rachel lies there bored.
* The second volume of ''Comicbook/LeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen'' has a sex scene between Mina Harker and Allan Quartermain which shows him grunting a bit. Mina also seems to be having a immodest orgasm as she wails.
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[[folder: FanFiction]]
* Used in the stories, [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/100083/1/blissful-dream/blissful-dream Blissful Dream]] and [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/106068/1/relax/intimacy Relax.]]
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[[folder: Film]]
* BruceWillis in ''Film/ColorOfNight.''
* David Abbott in ''Crawlspace''
* MichaelDouglas in ''BasicInstinct''
* Tony Leung in ''The Lover''
* Almost all the male characters in ''WaitingToExhale''.
* Jensen Ackles in a wonderful scene in the movie ''Devour''. Did I mention the scene is wonderful?
* Sean William Scott in ''RoadTrip'', due to a very... special medical inspection.
* Kevin Kline in ''AFishCalledWanda'', accompanied by an extremely goofy smile.
* Parodied by Creator/ChristianSlater in ''Film/PumpUpTheVolume''.
* In ''{{Film/Munich}}'' the main character does a silent version while having sex with his wife, but since he's having flashbacks to earlier events in the movie it's not especially sexy and comes off as more disturbing.
* Done up to eleven by the eponymous lead in ''Film/MacGruber''. The main character's expressions during sex are a piggish, and rather disturbing series of odd grunts.
* Bernie(William H. Macy) in ''Film/TheCooler''.
* ''FortyShadesOfBlue'' has one with Michael James (Darren Burrows) while doing it with Laura (Dina Korzun).
* ''TheCenterOfTheWorld'' has Richard Longman (Peter Sarsgaard) doing it with Florence (Creator/MollyParker) by the end of the movie with this trope.
* In ''BabyBoy'', during Jody and Yvette's sex scene, his orgasm is a few soft grunts compared to her almost [[TheImmodestOrgasm bringing the roof down]].
* The first ''Levottomat'' film (a series of sex-related dramas out of Norway) inverts this slightly with a scene that begins just as a guy climaxes; he's virtually silent about it, but the woman lets out a single grunt instead.
* In ''Film/{{Frida}}'', we have a rare scene in which the woman is dominant and the the man is making the noises. Kahlo's first boyfriend grunts loudly and nearly screams as they have sex in a closet during a house party, so she has to cover his mouth.
* The Young Monk in ''SpringSummerFallWinterAndSpring'' when he loses his virginity to The Girl.
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[[folder: Literature]]
* The title character of ''Literature/{{Sabriel}}'' overhears one in the next room of an inn.
* A common theme in Alexei Kremzar's books, including ''[[http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=ntt_athr_dp_sr_1?_encoding=UTF8&field-author=Alexei%20Kremzar&search-alias=digital-text Educating Sarah]]''.
* Creator/SimonaAhrnstedt combines this with ''TheImmodestOrgasm'' in her sex scenes. And she's got plenty of them.
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[[folder: Live Action TV]]
* On one episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}},'' Lilith and Frasier happen to both go to the same summer weekend retreat with their dates. Believing that Lilith is having sex in the next room, Frasier starts leaping up and down on his bed [[TheImmodestOrgasm making]] [[CallingYourOrgasms certain noises.]] He takes the [[TheModestOrgasm silence]] he's met with as a sign that Lilith is enjoying herself even more. In reality, she's out having a stroll, and she walks in as he's [[DoubleEntendre getting into it.]] To add to his embarrassment, his girlfriend walks in, too.
* Several years ago, ''SaturdayNightLive'' did a parody of the Herbal Essences commercials, with "Herbal Essences" for men. A bunch of men in a court room, washing their hair, and making grunting noises.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghG4VbUWU3Q Here is a newer version of this...]]
* A comedian once said a woman's orgasm sounds like she's climbing stairs ("''pant, pant, gasp, pant...''"), whereas a man's orgasm sounds like he's falling down stairs ("Oh shi-ooh-ah-erg-ah...")
* Two short instances in ''Series/{{Glee}}'' features the character Finn do this TWICE, each time VERY noticeable to the audience by his expression and his grunts and groans. This, however, isn't as big as other examples, usually just down to a couple of "oh"s and finally a grunt when he unsuccessfully tries to stop it.
* Male characters orgasming in ''Series/TheTudors'' tend to do this a lot.
* Done many, many times in ''Series/GameOfThrones'' (Tyrion Lannister is introduced during one), and one of Theon Greyjoy's makes him look like he is being electrocuted.
* Trevor from ''MTV's Pets'' does this often while doing his [[ADateWithRosiePalms favourite activity]].
* Frank in ''ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' gets his own entire gratuitous sex scene in ''Lethal Weapon 5'' (as his demand for funding the movie). No one else enjoyed that scene.
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[[folder: Music]]
* Parodied by {{Eminem}} in a skit on ''The Slim Shady LP''.
* Such grunts form a (ridiculous) part of the intro to Elastica's "Line Up". (It's a song about groupies, so it's totally appropriate, guys)
* ''Hot Shot'', by Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, could be read as some hammering Wham, a strangled Bam, and a very perfunctory Thank You Ma'am.
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[[folder: WebComics]]
* ''Webcomic/MenageA3'': Male responses in the comic's numerous sex scenes vary, but some occasionally make some noise. Notably, Gary's first time involves a very audible "virginnnnGhhggnnn", to Kiley's bemusement. (Strip #539, December 15, 2011, NSFW.)
* ''Webcomic/SandraOnTheRocks'': Pierre's first time with Sandra produces some fairly restrained but audible moans of "Oh Sandra". What neither of them know, unfortunately, is that [[http://www.sandraontherocks.com/strips-sotr/uniforms_on_the_floor they have witnesses at that moment]] -- and Eloise isn't going to take this scene well.
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[[folder: Web Original]]
* Subverted by WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic. Whenever he reenacts an orgasm (and trust us, he's done it a lot), there's no grunts involved, just high-pitched gasping and squealing. But then the character is pretty girly anyway.
* From the video ''Shrek is love, Shrek is life'': ''he roars a mighty roar as he was [[{{Squick}} filling my butt with love]]''
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Parodied in the episode "Altruists" of ''TheRenAndStimpyShow Adult Party Cartoon'', a scene of sawing a log is INCREDIBLY heavily implied to represent a [[HoYay homosexual]] sex scene, complete with [[FetishFuel begging]] and and a very joyous [[TheGruntingOrgasm Grunting Orgasm]] from Stimpy. [[http://www.dailymotion.pl/video/x7vj5v_gross-ren-and-stimpy-moment_fun See it for yourself (NSFW, obviously).]]
* Cleveland in ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy.'' "OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHH-[[CallingYourOrgasms and boom goes the dynamite.]]"
* Brock Sampson in ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', as his old college roommate Rusty can attest.
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