Mandi Bierly
January 04, 2009 AT 08:00 PM EST

It occurred to me recently, as I was preparing for interviews with ’80s heartthrobs Adrian Zmed and Christopher Atkins (castmates on VH1’s Confessions of a Teen Idol, premiering tonight) that I shouldn’t have been a fan of Bachelor Party and A Night in Heaven when I was 15. (I was probably even younger the first time I saw those R-rated movies on TV. I’m just guessing. And being generous.)Obviously, I turned out okay — even if I couldn’t ask Atkins any questions about playing a stripper in A Night in Heaven because I was sure he’d be able to tell, over the phone, what a pivotal role that performance played in my coming of age. So let’s all share the R-rated movies we now realize we were too young to be watching. Because I never turn down the opportunity to post the trailer for A Night in Heaven on PopWatch, you’ll find it below. After the jump, a clip of Siskel and Ebert reviewing Bachelor Party. (Ebert gives it a thumb’s up!)

More nostalgic looks back at our youths:The “dirty” books we read — and reread — as teensWhat’s the TV show you’re suprised you watched as a kid?‘American Teen’: Who were YOU in high school?Your prom songYour finest camcorder productionThe song you lip-synched, publiclyThe piece of memorabilia you wish you still hadThe things you misunderstood as a childThe moment you knew you’d be a pop-culture junkieThe fan letter you wrote when you were young

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