Movies about sex

Movies about sex
List of the best films about sex according to the audience: Nine 1/2 Weeks, Nymphomaniac: Vol. I, Secretary, Shame, Eyes Wide Shut, Belle de Jour, Y Tu Mamá También, The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human, American Beauty, Cruel Intentions.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, France, United Kingdom
Duration01:57

An erotic story about a woman, the assistant of an art gallery, who gets involved in an impersonal affair with a man. She barely knows about his life, only about the sex games they play, so the relationship begins to get complicated.

Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryDenmark, Germany, France, Belgium
Duration01:57

A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager while Seligman tells about his hobbies, such as fly fishing, reading about Fibonacci numbers or listening to organ music.

Secretary (2002)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one.

Shame (2011)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:41

Brandon is a New Yorker who shuns intimacy with women but feeds his desires with a compulsive addiction to sex. When his wayward younger sister moves into his apartment stirring memories of their shared painful past, Brandon's insular life spirals out of control.

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:39

After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly discovers that he is in over his head.

Belle de Jour (1967)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, music
CountryPortugal, France
Duration01:41

Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine begins to work there during the day under the name Belle de Jour. But when one of her clients grows possessive, she must try to go back to her normal life.

Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryMexico
Duration01:46

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

David Hyde Pierce, playing an alien (credited as infinity-cubed in the opening credits), narrates a courtship in a late-20th century American city as an extraterrestrial nature documentary. The relationship "footage" is played straight, while the voice-over (with its most often wildly inaccurate theories) and elaborate visual metaphors add comedy.

American Beauty (1999)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.

Cruel Intentions (1999)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his most prized possession.

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Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Markimdb: 4.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China, Japan
Duration02:26

When college senior Anastasia Steele steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey for their campus paper, little does she realize the path her life will take. Christian, as enigmatic as he is rich and powerful, finds himself strangely drawn to Ana, and she to him. Though sexually inexperienced, Ana plunges headlong into an affair -- and learns that Christian's true sexual proclivities push the boundaries of pain and pleasure.

The Voyeurs (2021)
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Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

A young couple, find themselves becoming interested in the sex life of their neighbors across the street. What starts as an innocent curiosity turns into an unhealthy obsession.

365 Days (2020)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland

Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.

The Girlfriend Experience (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Explore the relationships between exclusive escorts and their clients, for whom they provide far more than just sex. Known as GFEs, they are women who provide “The Girlfriend Experience”—emotional and sexual relationships at a very high price.

Duck Butter (2018)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Dissatisfied with the dishonesty they see in dating, strangers Naima and Sergio make a pact to spend 24 straight hours together in an attempt to fast forward their relationship.

Saint Frances (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.

Look Away (2018)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:13

A timid and reclusive 18-year-old high school student is alienated by her parents and ruthlessly rejected by her peers. Desperate and isolated, she confides in her own reflection — and in the mirror she finds her imagined evil twin, someone who supports her, encourages her and knows all her secret desires. When the “girls” trade places, repressed sexuality and a ferocious violence erupt with a dangerous sense of freedom.

Don Jon (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends, and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love.

Crash (1996)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, United Kingdom
Duration01:40

After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.

It Follows (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her teenage friends must find a way to escape the horror that seems to be only a few steps behind.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality. From aphrodisiacs to sexual perversion to the mystery of the male orgasm, characters like a court jester, a doctor, a queen and a journalist adventure through lab experiments and game shows, all seeking answers to common questions that many would never ask.

sex, lies, and videotape (1989)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

A sexually repressed woman's husband is having an affair with her sister. The arrival of a visitor with a rather unusual fetish changes everything.

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Andy Stitzer has a pleasant life with a nice apartment and a job stamping invoices at an electronics store. But at age 40, there's one thing Andy hasn't done, and it's really bothering his sex-obsessed male co-workers: Andy is still a virgin. Determined to help Andy get laid, the guys make it their mission to de-virginize him. But it all seems hopeless until Andy meets small business owner Trish, a single mom.

Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France
Duration02:09

A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.

The Dreamers (2003)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Italy, France, USA
Duration01:56

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.

Bitter Moon (1992)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, United Kingdom
Duration02:19

An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is mesmerized by the man's wife, who has perfected that trick of looking a man boldly in the eye until, by looking away, he concedes sexual supremacy.

The Piano Teacher (2001)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music
CountryFrance, Austria, Germany
Duration02:11

Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.

The Handmaiden (2016)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:01

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.

Boogie Nights (1997)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:35

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and welcomes him into the extended family of movie-makers, misfits and hangers-on that are always around. Adams' rise from nobody to a celebrity adult entertainer is meteoric, and soon the whole world seems to know his porn alter ego, "Dirk Diggler". Now, when disco and drugs are in vogue, fashion is in flux and the party never seems to stop, Adams' dreams of turning sex into stardom are about to collide with cold, hard reality.

Repulsion (1965)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:45

In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian holiday with her married boyfriend, Carole withdraws into her apartment. She begins to experience frightful hallucinations, her fear gradually mutating into madness.




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