By Melanie Mayberry, programming editor

Sexuality has always been a subject of fascination and allure, and the realm of cinema has continually explored this intricate aspect of human life. Over the years, numerous movies have pushed boundaries, challenged taboos, and captivated audiences with their depiction of sensuality. In this article, we have picked the 10 sexiest movies of all time — and even better, they are available for streaming right now! Brace yourself for an exploration of desire, passion, and undeniable allure. Enjoy!

1. Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Bernardo Bertolucci’s controversial masterpiece is a raw and intense exploration of a passionate affair between an American widower (Marlon Brando) and a young Parisian woman (Maria Schneider). Fueled by desire, the film delves deep into the complexities of human relationships, blurring the line between love and lust.
Now streaming for free to subscribers of Amazon Prime.

2. Basic Instinct (1992)
Basic Instinct, directed by Paul Verhoeven, is a psychological thriller that explores the dangerous allure of Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone), a seductive novelist suspected of murder. With its provocative and iconic interrogation scene, the film became notorious for its explicit depiction of sexuality.
Now streaming for free to subscribers of Amazon Prime.

3. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Stanley Kubrick’s final film, Eyes Wide Shut, takes viewers on a mesmerizing exploration of sexuality, jealousy, and obsession. Starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman as a troubled couple, the movie delves into the mysterious and secretive world of masked orgies and hidden desires.
Now streaming on Vudu for $2.99.

4. Body Heat (1981)
Directed by Lawrence Kasdan, Body Heat is a neo-noir thriller that sizzles with sexual tension. Set in the sweltering heat of Florida, the film follows the torrid affair between a lawyer (William Hurt) and a seductive femme fatale (Kathleen Turner). Their chemistry is palpable, creating a steamy and suspenseful experience.
Now streaming on Amazon Prime Video for $2.89.

5. 91/2 Weeks (1986)
9 ½ Weeks, directed by Adrian Lyne, portrays the intense and passionate relationship between a Wall Street executive (Mickey Rourke) and an art gallery assistant (Kim Basinger). This erotically charged drama takes viewers on a journey of dominance, submission, and sexual exploration that pushes the boundaries of desire.
Now streaming on Amazon Prime Video for $2.89.

6. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
Directed by Alfonso Cuarón, Y Tu Mamá También is a coming-of-age tale that embraces sexuality with unapologetic fervor. This Mexican drama follows the journey of two friends and their seductive adventure with an older woman. It combines sensuality with social commentary, creating an unforgettable cinematic experience.
Now streaming on Amazon Prime Video for $3.99.

7. Mullholland Drive (2001)
David Lynch’s enigmatic masterpiece, Mulholland Drive, is a surreal and mesmerizing exploration of identity, dreams, and desire. As two women (Naomi Watts and Laura Harring) navigate the dark underbelly of Hollywood, their passionate connection blurs the lines between fantasy and reality, leaving viewers entranced and mystified.
Now streaming on Amazon Prime Video for $3.99.

8. Unfaithful (2002)
In “Unfaithful, directed by Adrian Lyne, Diane Lane and Olivier Martinez ignite the screen with their steamy and illicit affair. The movie features an unforgettable scene set in a New York City apartment, where desire takes hold, resulting in a passionate and thrilling encounter.
Now streaming on Amazon Prime Video for $3.99.

9. Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
A beautiful exploration of love, desire, and self-discovery, Blue Is the Warmest Color is a French romantic drama directed by Abdellatif Kechiche. This coming-of-age tale follows the tumultuous relationship between two young women, played by Adèle Exarchopoulos and Léa Seydoux, as they navigate their emotional and sexual awakening.
Now streaming for free on Tubi.

10. Wild Things (1998)
Wild Things, directed by John McNaughton, takes a twisty and provocative turn with a memorable threesome scene featuring Denise Richards, Neve Campbell, and Matt Dillon. The scene’s sultry atmosphere and unexpected twists make it an unforgettable moment of cinematic sensuality.
Now streaming for free on Tubi.

The selection of movies and article were compiled by the TV Answer Man team and ChatGPT.

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