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1) 2 Days in the Valley (1996) Its always about 10 to 20 degrees warmer in the Valley than it is in the rest of Los Angeles. In 2 Days in the Valley (featuring a young Charlize Theron in her first lead role), James Spader uses the heat as an excuse to put ice cubes all over Therons nipples and thighs. The movie itself isn't great, but the scene features Charlize Theron in an all-white lace bodysuit, so there's that. See the original post on Youtube crashdive2@Youtube

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2) Wild Things (1998) As a porn director, I know there are many, many logistical issues that come with shooting sex in a swimming pool. If there's too much sun, it can cause unflattering reflections; if there's not enough sun, that's a problem, too. (Who wants to see people getting it on in a pool on a cloudy day?). Plus, there's inevitably going to be at least one girl on set who's like, "I hope this isn't a problem, but I can't get my hair extensions wet." (You're shooting a sex scene in a swimming pool. Of course it's a problem.) But in the 1998 classic Wild Things, Neve Campbell and Denise Richards have the perfect pool sex scene, all without freaking out about their extensions. After almost beating the crap out of each other, they make out under the perfect moonlight before seamlessly segueing into a steamy sex scene. It's Hollywood. Anything can happen. See the original post on Youtube bigdudedontcry@Youtube

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3) Shakespeare in Love (1998) The ideal English major jerk-off material, this sex scene featuring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes as Viola de Lesseps and William Shakespeare is truly something special. Its "making love" in the truest sense of the word: it's just two people passionately melting into each other's bodies. I dont blame the nun for getting hot and heavy over it. See the original post on Youtube Miramax@Youtube

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4) Heathers (1988) When I was a teenager, I cant tell you how many times I scribbled in my diary, threw it at the window. and hoped for a handsome charming murderer to be waiting on the other side of it. Alas (or, I guess, thankfully?), this never happened. But I'll always have this adorable scene featuring disgruntled teen Veronica Sawyer (Winona Ryder) and equally disgruntled yet also psychotic teen JD (Christian Slater) in the cult classic Heathers. Sure, this scene doesnt show any actual sex, but it does show a smidge of nudity, some incredibly intense first-base action, and Winona Ryder's panties hanging off Daddys croquet set which, in some ways, makes it even hotter. See the original post on Youtube HEATHERS Clips@Youtube

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5) Unfaithful (2002) Directed by Adrian Lyne (the same guy who also made erotic thrillers 9 1/2 Weeks and Fatal Attraction), Unfaithful does a great job of capturing the sexual intensity you can only have with someone you're not supposed to be attracted to . This scene between bored housewife Diane Lane and sexy foreign stud Olivier Martinez features some highly emotional and very, very sexy infidelity, which culminates with Lane crying and having an orgasm at the same time. Spoiler alert: Lane's husband (Richard Gere) later finds out about the affair and murders Martinez with a snow globe, but hey, that doesnt change the fact that for one brief moment, this guy rocked Diane Lane's world. See the original post on Youtube Movieclips@Youtube

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6) Notorious (2009) This 2009 Notorious B.I.G. biopic features a scene where Lil Kim (Naturi Naughton) rides Biggie (Jamal Woolard) like a big roly-poly dildo. (Did we mention she's wearing a schoolgirl outfit in this scene?) But the real money shot is when Lil Kim seduces Biggie by spitting some rhymes while shes still in her underwear. See the original post on Youtube Femallionaire@Youtube

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7) Call Me By Your Name (2017) The Oscar-nominated movie about a 24-year-old professor (Armie Hammer) and a 17-year-old student (Timothe Chalamet) who have an affair is a poignant depiction of the excitement (and confusion) that comes with first love. The hottest sex scene isn't actually a sex scene, but a masturbation scene, in which Elio (Chalamet) is thinking about Oliver (Hammer) and in a fit of passion, confusion, and anger, masturbates inside of a peach. It's an odd yet incredibly sensual and romantic scene, and it's one of the most memorable moments of the movie. See the original post on Youtube Jazzyzy@Youtube

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8) Basic Instinct (1992) Basic Instinct raised the bar on sex scenes in Hollywood. (Hell, it even gave some porn sex scenes a run for their money.) This scene between cop Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) and sociopathic crime novelist Catherine Trammell (Sharon Stone) is pure carnal attraction: it's just two beautiful people ravaging each other and having incredible orgasms. They're clutching the bed posts, scratching each other's backs, and just generally losing control, and it's just as hot now as it was more than 25 years ago. TriStar Pictures

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9) Boogie Nights (1997) Normally, I hate how Hollywood depicts the adult industry . Most directors seem to think porn stars are either cartoonishly dumb, or that we're depraved pieces of trash. (To be clear, we are neither.) But Boogie Nights is a fantastic movie with a great cast, incredible writing, and really hot sex. When Amber Waves (Julianne Moore) demands that Dirk Diggler (Mark Wahlberg) finishes inside of her while they're shooting their first scene together it gets me every time. It's one of the few instances where a movie shows a woman in porn not as a victim, but as a sexually empowered woman who has a lot of fun doing her job. See the original post on Youtube Power Hour Movies@Youtube

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10) Risky Business (1983) As someone who's had public sex more than a few times, I've always considered this train sex scene between sex worker Lana (Rebecca de Mornay) and ambitious high school student Joel (a very young Tom Cruise) a huge turn-on. It isn't so much the actual sex that's so hot as it is the build-up of sexual tension leading to that moment but when they finally kick the last guy off the train, you know for sure that these two people need to have sex, and it's gonna be intense. The Phil Collins soundtrack also helps. (Yes, I can feel it coming in the air tonight, Phil.) See the original post on Youtube marvinm1997@Youtube

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11) Jennifer's Body (2009) I may have been the only person in America who liked this movie, but it's a zombie comedy-thriller featuring Megan Fox as a hot and horny demon and Amanda Seyfried as her plain Jane BFF: what's not to like, I ask you? The tension between the two of them builds throughout the whole movie, culminating with a slumber party makeout scene featuring Fox in tube shorts and underwear. The fact that it ends with a lot of blood doesn't detract from the fact that this is a sweet and sexy moment. See the original post on Youtube Movieclips@Youtube

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12) Wet Hot American Summer (2000) The beloved cult movie Wet Hot American Summer is a goofy parody of 1980s summer camp flicks, so it's not exactly known for its eroticism. But this scene between McKinley (Michael Ian Black) and Ben (a pre-stardom Bradley Cooper) is both surprisingly poignant and sexy. Even Bradley Cooper says he loved shooting it . See the original post on Youtube David Webber@Youtube

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13) Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001) All of the sex scenes in Y Tu Mama Tambien, a coming-of-age movie about two friends (Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal) who go on a road trip with a gorgeous, terminally ill woman (Maribel Verdu), are hot. But this threesome scene toward the end of the film, which peaks with a liplock between Luna and Bernal, is probably the hottest, capturing a brief burst of passion in the heat of the moment. See the original post on Youtube Queer As Folk Chile@Youtube

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14) Mulholland Drive (2000) Directed by David Lynch, this movie is so confusing that it yields different interpretations every time you watch it. This sex scene between aspiring actress Betty (Naomi Watts) and mysterious amnesiac Rita (Laura Elena Harring) is no exception. It's unclear if it's real or a dream, or if Betty is actually a woman named Diane, but what is clear is that the sex scene is beautiful and incredibly romantic, with a surging orchestral score and some deep, intense eye contact. See the original post on Youtube MsMovieClips@Youtube