Sex is at the core of a lot the greatest movies ever made. It is the most natural of human fascinations—a biological need we spend our lifetimes trying to understand and perfect, which explains why it makes for great drama and great comedy. The art of seduction is not unlike that of film. What is left to the imagination is often what viewers end up wanting to see the most. A tender close-up would otherwise be anti-climactic if not for its initial absence.
Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. Things you buy through our links may earn us a commission. From thrillers like The Babysitter to coming-of-age stories like Yes, God, Yes , the following movies are packed full of the kind of sexual tension you could cut with a knife — and all available on Netflix. Things spin out of control when she begins to explore her sexuality. Much like the American Pie series that came before it, this film explores nascent teen sexuality with humor and irreverence. Each character is faced with a different crossroads in their love lives, but they all manage to reach satisfying conclusions through the help of their friends and crushes. This French flick centers on three women in their 40s who meet a group of young men in a sailing club while on vacation.
This list is about a very specific theme of film: Movies that are about sex and not much else. Don't get me wrong, these are great movies in their own right, but they're also stuffed with sex, sexual tension, and sexual tension broken by more sex. In other words, the perfect film to watch when you're in the mood for something super-sexy, but don't feel like a porn film though, if you're looking for those, you can find some great ones here. Sometimes the sex is an integral part of the plot, sometimes it's just a happy byproduct of sexy situations in the storytelling, but either way, the heat level on these movies is a minimum of five fire emojis. Here's the thing about sexy, sexy movies: They truly come in all shapes, sizes—and genres.