The Sexiest Female Nude Scenes in Movies

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Sharon Stone: 'Basic Instinct'
Sharon Stone: 'Basic Instinct'
TriStar Pictures via Everett Collection
Stone made a name for herself in her career-defining role in “Basic Instinct.” The now infamous leg-crossing scene is one of the most rewound scenes in VCR history. This scene was so frankly sexual that it took audiences by surprise, and launched Stone from a smaller actress with a few credits to a major A-list star. Stone in her white dress and slicked back hair will forever be a part of film history.
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Heather Graham: 'Boogie Nights'
Heather Graham: 'Boogie Nights'
New Line Cinema via Everett Collection
Graham's as porn star Roller-Girl helped shatter her squeaky clean image from the early '90s and establish her as a major A-lister. Her career boomed after this iconic role and it certainly helped she didn’t shy away from any nudity.
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Angelina Jolie: 'Gia'
Angelina Jolie: 'Gia'
HBO
This biopic about supermodel Gia Carangi not only showcased Jolie’s amazing acting skills it also showcased her undeniable sex appeal. Jolie oozed sexuality and was not shy about showcasing her physical talents. This movie is not only sexy but heartfelt as Jolie’s character sinks into a drug addiction. But regardless, Jolie in all her glory will be forever immortalized in film.
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Eva Green: 'The Dreamers'
Eva Green: 'The Dreamers'
Fox Searchlight via Everett Collection
Green burst into the film industry with her appearance in Bernardo Bertolucci's sexually charged political drama. You see virtually every inch of the young French model. However, after this film she proved herself to be a major actor and has a thriving career to this day. Her memorable first role has allowed her to play a sex symbol in films like the upcoming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.
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Julianne Moore: 'Short Cuts'
Julianne Moore: 'Short Cuts'
Fine Line Features via Everett Collection
Moore stunned audiences by going bottomless in Robert Altman's Short Cuts. Twenty years later, she continues to demonstrate her intense sex appeal in films like Don Jon. Moore has had a career that capitalizes on her stunning acting abilities but it doesn’t hurt that she’s super sexy and stunningly attractive.
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Diane Lane: 'Unfaithful'
Diane Lane: 'Unfaithful'
20th Century Fox via Everett Collection
Lane harnessed some very intense sexual energy in Unfaithful. She proved that she’s not only a serious actress but also a major sex symbol, and helped to forward the idea that cinema can derive sexiness from older women.
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Salma Hayek: "Frida"
Salma Hayek: "Frida"
Miramax Films
Hayek is so beautiful that even with Frida Kahlo’s trademark uni-brow she’s still a sight to be seen. She is not shy about showing her full masterpiece of a body in this dramatic biopic. She was nude briefly in Desperado, which gave her a ton of name recognition. However, not only is she great as the iconic painter she is still sexier than ever.
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Teri Hatcher: "Heaven's Prisoners"
Teri Hatcher: "Heaven's Prisoners"
Savoy Pictures via Everett Collection
Before Hatcher played batty housewife Susan Meyer on Desperate Housewives she cemented her sexiness on an episode of Seinfeld: “They’re real and they’re spectacular.” Three years later in Heaven’s Prisoners, Hatcher proved this with a pretty iconic nude scene.
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Sophie Monk: 'Sex and Death 101'
Sophie Monk: 'Sex and Death 101'
Anchor Bay via Everett Collection
Despite its title, this comedy doesn’t feel particularly gratuitous or even overwhelmingly sexual. That is until you’re suddenly bombarded with the stunning Monk completely nude. It’s unexpected but definitely adds to the production value of this indie comedy. It’s shocking that Monk doesn’t have a bigger career considering her acting talents and how stunningly beautiful she is.
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Rosario Dawson: 'Alexander'
Rosario Dawson: 'Alexander'
Warner Bros. Entertainment
This film was not exactly a critical favorite, but Dawson shined as Alexander the Great’s wife, Roxanne. She appears completely nude in a sex scene that seems more like a wrestling match, grappling with the equally stunning Colin Farrell.
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Gretchen Mol: 'The Notorious Bettie Page'
Gretchen Mol: 'The Notorious Bettie Page'
HBO Films
Mol won herself a new image when she played pin-up model Bettie Page, proving her palpable sex appeal and paving the way for her role as the wicked Gillian Darmody on Boardwalk Empire.
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Elle MacPherson: 'Sirens'
Elle MacPherson: 'Sirens'
Miramax via Everett Collection
It’s hard to believe that di Rossi and MacPherson’s first major acting role required them to be fully nude. The two stunning beauties played nude models of an eccentric painter. They leave little to the imagination because after all, the artist (Sam Neill) must capture their forms…but so did movie audiences. Since then, the actresses have found more success on television but this film will forever be remembered on their IMDB pages.
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Margot Robbie: 'Wolf of Wall Street'
Margot Robbie: 'Wolf of Wall Street'
Paramount Pictures via Everett Collection
Robbie is now officially a star after her turn as the object of Leonardo DiCaprio’s affection in The Wolf of Wall Street. She is a major source of sex appeal to the dark comedy and is seen completely nude when she seduces DiCaprio’s corrupt stockbroker. Her iconic turn in this Oscar nominated film is bound to get her a ton of acting roles.

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