Gone are the days of overtly pornographic films masquerading as "dramas. Sex is a complicated action to depict on film because at its most passionate, it embodies so many more emotions than just being hornt up. So take a peek at this list, with sexiness depicted in all types of ways—kink, romance, escape, and thrill. The best is when it's a few of those things at once.
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But survey any moderately sized group of individuals or TIME's culture staff and certain titles come up again and again. Some movies—like In the Mood for Love and Before Sunrise —are more noteworthy for their ambient erotic charge than for outright graphic sexiness. Others, like Body Heat and Mulholland Dr. Sometimes the nastiest or naughtiest characters are the biggest turn-ons.
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R min Crime, Drama, Mystery. A police detective uncovers a conspiracy behind a case involving a high-school guidance counselor when accusations of rape are made against him by two female students. R 97 min Drama, Romance.
Skip navigation! Story from Movies. The sexiest movies aren't necessarily lurking in the adults-only section of HBO — or in the deleted archives of one's browser history. Often, the steamiest films are mainstream.