Life’s a Beach: The 20 Hottest Beachy Movie Moments

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'Dr. No'
'Dr. No'
United Artists
James Bond is a man who loves a woman on the beach. And Ursula Andress knew her way around a beach. And sweet knife belts.
2
'The Blue Lagoon'
'The Blue Lagoon'
Columbia Pictures
OK, maybe they were technically cousins, but I mean, they were from Victorian times so that sort of thing was the norm. Either way, people were willing to let that slide in order to enjoy the sights of Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins' beachy-keen sexual awakening.
3
'The Sure Thing'
'The Sure Thing'
Embassy Pictures
One sure thing about Nicollette Sheridan: she looks really good on a beach.
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'10'
'10'
Warner Bros. Pictures
Bo Derek, running down a beach, in a skintone-hued bathing suit. Do we really need to say anything else?
5
'From Here To Eternity'
'From Here To Eternity'
Columbia Pictures
Quite possibly the most iconic beach-related sexytimes in the history of cinema, Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr steamed up the screens of 1950s cinema houses everywhere.
6
'Casino Royale'
'Casino Royale'
Columbia Pictures
James Bond: humunah, humunah, humunah!
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'Blue Crush'
'Blue Crush'
Universal Pictures
Pretty girls being badass surfer athletes with multi-colored eyes certainly seem like a recipe for beach-time hotness.
8
'Die Another Day'
'Die Another Day'
MGM
Halle Berry's nod to 'Dr. No' was only slightly overshadowed by how ridiculously amazing she looked emerging from the rolling ocean waters in that orange bikini.
9
'Blue Hawaii'
'Blue Hawaii'
Paramount Pictures
Elvis Presley playing a ukulele in short-shorts: need we say more, America?
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'Castaway'
'Castaway'
Cannon Film Distributors
Oliver Reed may not be everyone's taste, but all-out sexytimes on a deserted island sound pretty hot to us.
11
'And God Created Woman'
'And God Created Woman'
Kingsley-International Pictures
...and then he put that woman (Brigitte Bardot) on a beach. And it was good.
12
'Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle'
'Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle'
Columbia Pictures
The moment that re-started it all for Demi Moore: who says middle-age has to look anything but preternaturally perfect?
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'Gidget'
'Gidget'
Columbia Pictures
50s era summer fling films — maybe a little G rated for 2013, but those beach scenes, like in 'Gidget,' were hot for the time.
14
'Some Like It Hot'
'Some Like It Hot'
United Artists
Yeah...jazz! Real hot! Especially when it involves Ms. Marilyn Monroe.
15
'Y Tu Mama Tambien'
'Y Tu Mama Tambien'
IFC Films
Wouldn't you want to be in a man sandwich featuring Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal? That Maribel Verdú was one lucky woman (and they, lucky young men).
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16
'Splash'
'Splash'
Buena Vista Pictures
Daryl Hannah as a mermaid on the beach.
17
'The Beach'
'The Beach'
20th Century Fox
Probably one of the odder choices of Leonardo DiCaprio's career, 'The Beach' wasn't great but hoo boy some 90s-era Leo making out on the beach sure was.
18
'The Endless Summer'
'The Endless Summer'
Bruce Brown Films
Shirtless dudes in the 80s. All you need, really.
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'The Notebook'
'The Notebook'
New Line Cinema
Damn you, Nicholas Sparks! Damn you straight to hell.
20
'Jaws'
'Jaws'
Universal Pictures
Running for your life before a giant super-shark comes and murders you? SO HOT. (Just trying to make sure you're still paying attention!)

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