20 Hot (and Horrifying) Movie Sex Scenes

Hot: Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, 'Black Swan'
Black Swan, Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Sure, the ballerinas' tryst might have been a psychologically induced dream, but it still haunts our dreams. In the best way. Read on for more hot (and horrifying) sex scenes in cinema!
Hot: Kate Winslet and Patrick Wilson, 'Little Children'
Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson, Little Children
New Line Cinema via Everett Collection
The sexual tension that builds between Sarah (Winslet, in an Oscar-nominated performance) and Brad (Wilson) for the first half of 'Little Children' is as hot as the summer they met. So when the adulterous pair finally get it on for the first time in Brad's basement laundry room — while their respective kids nap upstairs — the audience felt just as turned on, relieved, and guilt-wracked (well, Brad, anyway) as they did.
Hot: Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Spader, 'Secretary'
Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Spader, Secretary
Lionsgate via Everett Collection
Please note, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' fans: THIS is how you make BDSM red-hot.
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Hot: Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay, 'Risky Business'
Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Risky Business
Warner Bros. via Everett Collection
Joel's (Cruise) Bob Seger-backed slide might be the film's most famous moment, but re-watch the high school student's first run-in with glamourous Lana (De Mornay), and "Old Time Rock and Roll" instantly becomes as forgettable as disco.
Hot: Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, 'The Notebook'
Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, The Notebook
New Line via Everett Collection
Noah (Gosling) and Allie's (McAdams) sexually charged reunion: Acting as female Viagra since 2004.
Hot: Eminem and Brittany Murphy, '8 Mile'
Eminem, Brittany Murphy, 8 Mile
Universal via Everett Collection
You're gonna lose yourself in this moment and never want to let it go. Guaranteed.
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Hot: Diane Lane and Olivier Martinez, 'Unfaithful'
Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Unfaithful
20th Century Fox Film via Everett Collection
The more dangerous Connie (Lane) and Paul's (Martinez) affair gets, the better the sex is. (See: The couple's bathroom tryst.) If only we could bottle all that heat into a snow globe.
Hot: Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke, '9 1/2 Weeks'
Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke, 9 1/2 Weeks
MGM via Everett Collection
Fans might rave about Elizabeth (Basinger) and John's (Rourke) steamy hook-up next to the refrigerator, but the couple's tryst in the rain had more than our taste buds tingling.
Hot: Kathleen Turner and William Hurt, 'Body Heat'
Kathleen Turner, William Hurt, Body Heat
Warner Bros. via Everett Collection
If Ned (Hurt) and Matty's (Turner) witty repartee wasn't enough of a turn on, then their long-awaited roll in the sack — which began when Ned hurled a patio chair through a window to get to Matty — certainly had us warming up. Now we know why Clint Eastwood was so infatuated with furniture.
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Hot: Angelina Jolie and Antonio Banderas, 'Original Sin'
Angelina Jolie, Antonio Banderas, Original Sin
MGM via Everett Collection
Because it would be a sin to not include Jolie on this list.
Hot and Horrifying: Viggo Mortensen and Maria Bello, 'A History of Violence'
Viggo Mortensen, Maria Bello, A History of Violence
New Line via Everett Collection
When compared to Tom (Mortensen) and Edie's (Bello) romantic romp at the beginning of the film, the married couple's rough romp — following the revelation that Tom is less a restaurant owner and more a cold-blooded gangster — was indeed horrifying. But when compared to other movie scenes that take place on stairs… yes, it was very hot.
Hot and Horrifying: Jason Statham and Amy Smart, 'Crank'
Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Crank
To maintain his heart rate — to reverse the lethal effects of the Beijing Cocktail administered to him via a rival — hit man Chev Chelios (Statham) has sex with his girlfriend Eve (Smart) in the middle of a packed Chinatown street. Mortifying… yet the scene has our hearts pumping too.
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Horrifying: Christian Bale, Cara Seymour, and Krista Sutton, 'American Psycho'
Christian Bale, Cara Seymour, Krista Sutton, American Psycho
Lionsgate via Everett Collection
Even more horrifying than serial killer Patrick Bateman's (Bale) violent threesome with two prostitutes? Its Phil Collins score.
Horrifying: Graphic Puppet Sex, 'Team America: World Police'
Team America: World Police
Paramount Pictures
Yes, the scene — which was so pornographic, it originally earned the film an NC-17 rating — was hysterical, but we'll never look at our children's toys the same way again.
Horrifying: Paul Giamatti's Naked Run-In, 'Sideways'
Paul Giamatti, Sideways
Fox Searchlight via Everett Collection
An aged Chateau Cheval Blanc might be divine, but walking in on an aged couple having sex — and running out while the naked male other half chases you down — is as horrifying as a Merlot.
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Horrifying: Jason Biggs and Glue, 'American Pie 2'
Jason Biggs, American Pie 2
Universal Pictures via Everett Collection
There is, apparently, one sexual partner that's worse than a pie.
Horrifying: Madonna, Willem Dafoe, and Wax, 'Body of Evidence'
Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Body of Evidence
MGM via Everett Collection
More proof as to why Cosmo's sex tips should be left ignored.
Horrifying: Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl, 'Knocked Up'
Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Knocked Up
Universal via Everett Collection
Nothing is quite as harsh a mood killer as your burn-out boyfriend wondering out loud whether he'll harm the baby merely by having sex with you. Well, that and his collection of buds. (Oh, and his stoned friends too.)
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Horrifying: Kristen Stewart and Rob Pattinson, 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1'
Kristen Stewart, Rob Pattinson, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn
Summit Entertainment
Well, THIS is how you sell abstinence.
Horrifying: Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, and James Franco, 'Spring Breakers'
Horrifying: Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, and James Franco, 'Spring Breakers'
A24 Films
It is St. Petersburg-based rapper Alien's journey throughout the film to claim the souls of morally devoid college girls... and his mission culminates in this scene, as he, Candy, and Brit have sex while their friend Cotty weeps in the shower over a bullet to the arm. {Image Credit: A24 Films}