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    Top 10 Best Movie Sex Scenes Of All Time

    Glamor is one of the most important things to make a movie successful. Sex scenes are often glamorized in movies and have been a common way of addressing sexuality, gender dynamics, and power imbalances in storylines. Sometimes these scenes become iconic and stay alive among the public for decades, while other times they can seem tasteless and forced.

    Many erotic films have been made in cinematic history. These films mostly feature people getting into hot and heavy intimate scenes, catching the audience’s attention. We can refer to these scenes as cult favorites too. Here are the most iconic movie sex scenes of all time.

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    1. Secretary (2002)


    Many people think that50 Shades of Grey brought BDSM to the mainstream but the truth is that there was already an erotic movie made on this. Released in 2002, ‘Secretary‘ follows a dominant-sub relationship between a lawyer and his secretary. The film is full of adult scenes, and where the lawyer bends his secretary (played by Maggie Gyllenhaal) over a desk for spanking undoubtedly became the best among all.

    2. The Dreamers (2003)

    The Dreamers

    Based on a novel, ‘The Dreamers’ explores a passionate love triangle between an American college student and the adventurous French twins. The film features a lot of adult scenes but when it comes to the best, we can pick the intimate bathtub scene with all three characters.

    3. Dracula (2000)


    Horror films usually don’t feature many adult scenes but ‘Dracula’ has been different from regular horror films as it has no shortage of graphic erotic scenes. Although the film did not receive much positive response from the audiences, it became popular for its sex scenes. Two of the characters, Dracula and Lucy get involved in a make-out sesh which eventually develops into passionate lovemaking that happens on the ceiling.

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    4. Spring Breakers (2012)

    Spring Breakers

    The movie was partly controversial because it featured Vanessa Hudgens and Selena Gomez in the lead. They were college students who traveled to Florida to have some fun in terms of sex and drugs. But the highlight of the film was the threesome sequence featuring Hudgens with James Franco and Ashley Benson.

    5. The Notebook (2004)

    The Notebook

    This film is mostly known for featuring romance rather than sex. The Notebook has one particular scene where Noah (Ryan Gosling) and Allie (Rachel McAdams) finally reunite and engage in a passionate make-out in the pouring rain. After that, they get back to the house where Noah carries Allie up the stairs for some wild lovemaking.

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    6. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

    Eyes Wide Shut

    Starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, the main premise of the movie focuses on a doctor who goes on a mission when he finds that his wife had an affair with a sailor. The movie featured an orgy scene that did not use real actors, instead, it was created with the help of CGI. This was also a way to avoid an NC-17 rating.

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    7. Carol (2015)


    We cannot deny the on-screen chemistry between Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara is super intense. Blanchett portrayed the role of a 1950s housewife who falls for a young department store clerk. The most sensual love scene comes when the duo finally breaks all the tension.

    8. White Tiger (2021)

    White Tiger

    Based on a novel of the same name, ‘White Tiger’ revolves around a poor Indian villager who has a dream to become one of the most successful entrepreneurs while working as a driver for a wealthy couple. Portrayed by Priyanka Chopra and Rajkumar Rao, the couple has a steamy sex scene in the car with some serious voyeuristic undertones.

    9. Duck Butter (2018)

    Duck Butter

    The basic storyline features two characters that connect through their dating experiences. They decide to undergo an experiment according to which they would have sex once an hour for the next 24 hours.

    10. The Voyeurs (2021)

    The Voyeurs

    Released in 2021, ‘The Voyeurs’ follows a young Montreal couple who become obsessed with their eccentric neighbors after spying on their epic sexual escapades. The film features a naked or sex scene after every five minutes.

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    Anupal Sraban Neog
    Anupal Sraban Neog
    Anupal Sraban Neog works as a Content Writer for First Curiosity. He never misses the release of any movie or series, and is the entertainment buff in every group. Be it Marvel, DC or Game Of Thrones, he always wins at Hollywood trivia. Currently pursuing M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, he aims to build a successful career in the media sector.

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