53 Sexy Netflix Movies For When You Need Something Warmer Than Holiday Cheer
Everyone loves a good family-friendly holiday flick, but if you're getting tired of feel-good films, then perhaps something a little sexier is just what you need. If the weather outside is frightful, then grab yourself hot chocolate and a date and get ready to stream one of these 53 steamy movies on Netflix this December. Chances are, things will get so hot, you won't even need to get the fire going!
Meet Joe Black
In this movie, an aging billionaire media mogul makes a barter with Death in order to extend his life and allow Death a chance at being a human — but what he didn't expect was for Death (who appears in the form of a late '90s Brad Pitt) to fall in love with his daughter, who is played by the beautiful Claire Forlani.
When it's available: Dec. 1
This sizzling crime thriller stars Brad Pitt and Charlize Theron as Rudy and Ashley, lovers who met through a prison pen pal program. But before they can start their new life together, Ashley's crazy criminal brother threatens their happiness when his crew decides Rudy has information they need.
When it's available: Dec. 1
If you can't get enough of Step Up and Save the Last Dance, then you'll love this new movie about an affluent dancer whose father's bankruptcy means the end of her formal dance training — and her introduction to a hip-hop dancer who wants to teach her all new moves.
When it's available: Dec. 1
Starring the incredibly sexy Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway, this movie takes a working class idealist and a rich playboy and has them meeting on the same day each year for 20 years until they finally, inevitably, realize just how in love they are. The result is just as satisfying as you can imagine.
When it's available: Dec. 16
From Dusk Till Dawn
In this '90s flick, George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino play brothers on the run after a bank robbery who decide to take cover in a topless bar — but unfortunately, the bar also happens to be a hangout for a gang of vampires. If we don't already have your attention, Salma Hayek also performs a sexy dance with a snake way before Britney Spears made it cool.
Sex and the City: The Movie
When Carrie Bradshaw and her girl gang take their sexual escapades to the (Mr.) big screen, things are obviously bound to get sexy. Along with Samantha Jones's incredibly hot new Casanova next door (played by Gilles Marini), there's also a scene involving a whole lot of sushi that — while highly improbable — you won't soon forget.
In this new Netflix psychological horror film set in the world of webcam pornography, Madeline Brewer from The Handmaid's Tale stars as an erotic cam girl who finds her popular channel hijacked by a lookalike. What's even better: Cam is one of the few films about sex work written by a former sex worker, resulting in a story that doesn't glamorize, glorify, or romanticize the profession.
In this 2001 drama, a bombshell Chicago police officer (played by the sexiest woman alive, Jennifer Lopez) has her life saved one night when a mysterious stranger (Jim Caviezel) disarms her assailant. What initially seems like a fateful intervention develops into a steamy romance, as well as the realization that these two supposed strangers have actually met before.
This '90s cult classic is centered on a group of unbelievably attractive indie record store employees — including Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Robin Tunney, and Johnny Whitworth — as they try to save their shop from being sold to a major retail chain, with lots of flirtation and hookups along the way. Besides launching half a dozen careers, this movie also gave us the gift of Rex Manning Day to celebrate the sexy Rex Manning (played by Maxwell Caulfield).
She's Out of My League
This corny rom-com tells the story of an average Joe TSA officer, Kirk (played by Jay Baruchel), who happens to catch the eye of a total hottie (Alice Eve). While Kirk's friends, family, and obnoxious ex-girlfriend are totally baffled, he must overcome his crippling insecurity to keep Molly by his side for as long as he can.
The Devil's Advocate
Keanu Reeves and Charlize Theron star as husband and wife in this totally trippy film about an up-and-coming defense lawyer whose new job may have him working for the actual devil and whose wife may be slowly losing her grip on reality. Plus, there's a certain scandalous scene with the beautiful Connie Nielsen (who plays Queen Hippolyta in Wonder Woman) that we promise you won't soon forget.
In this period war drama, childhood friends Rafe and Danny (played by heartthrobs Ben Affleck and Josh Hartnett) enter World War II as pilots, but when Rafe leaves to fight in Europe before Danny, Rafe's girlfriend, Evelyn (played by Kate Beckinsale), and Danny find themselves involved in a complicated love triangle.
Starring Jessica Biel and Freddie Prinze Jr., a working-class Boston College baseball player meets a wealthy stunner summering in Cape Cod with her family, and the two fall in love, despite their families' resistance.
Two Weeks Notice
This rom-com stars Hugh Grant as a New York City real estate developer playboy and Sandra Bullock as his new lawyer, who only realizes — after giving her notice and offering him a cute, young replacement — that she might have actually been falling for her former boss.
Based on the Marvel Comics character, this movie is centered on the stoic, sexy T'Challa (played by Chadwick Boseman), who returns home to the African nation of Wakanda after his father's untimely death to take his place as king.
Nappily Ever After
When a woman gets tired of waiting for her longtime boyfriend to propose, she learns to love herself again by getting rid of her greatest asset: her hair.
Though Scarlett Johansson never actually appears in this film, she still manages to woo us (and Joaquin Phoenix) as the sexy voice of Samantha, a new operating system with a sensitive, playful personality.
A master chef (Catherine Zeta-Jones) who has everything together finds her life thrown into upheaval when she suddenly becomes guardian to her young niece (Abigail Breslin) and her staff gains a brash, handsome new sous-chef (Aaron Eckhart).
P.S. I Love You
In this romantic drama, a recent widow receives a 30th birthday gift from her deceased husband: a trail of letters he left, encouraging her to move forward with her life. With Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler playing the leads, you'll need to keep the tissues close by — this one's a tear-jerker.
In this biopic depicting the early years of director and aviation tycoon Howard Hughes (played by Leonardo DiCaprio), Hughes hides his dark side with his successful public persona. Cate Blanchett and Kate Beckinsale round out the cast as Hughes's lovers Katharine Hepburn and Ava Gardner.
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
In the sequel to the best pre-Meghan Markle princess story, Mia (Anne Hathaway) learns that she can't become queen unless she is married within 30 days, and her top suitor, Nicholas (Chris Pine), may only be after her for the crown.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before
Based on the bestselling YA novel of the same name, high schooler Lara Jean (Lana Condor) discovers that her secret love letters got mailed to each of her five crushes, and her quiet high school existence will never be the same.
This 2000 British-American romantic dramedy tells the story of the beautiful, mysterious Vianne (Juliette Binoche), who arrives in a tranquil French town and opens an unusual chocolate shop that lures in the villagers by anticipating their desires.
Adam Sandler isn't usually the first name that comes to mind when you think "drama," but this 2004 film about single mother Flor Moreno (Paz Vega), who finds work with a well-off family (of whom Adam is the patriarch), is a smart film about culture clashes — not to mention a pretty sexy one.
We Own the Night
In this movie, a New York nightclub manager (Joaquin Phoenix) has to hide the fact that his brother (Mark Wahlberg) and father (Robert Duvall) are both cops — especially from his gangster clientele. What's not a secret: Joaquin and Mark are just about the hottest fictional brothers out there.
When Kenneth Mitchell, Eddie Cahill, and Nathan West hit the ice as '70s-era hockey stars, the result is absolute gold.
There's no clear answer as to who the coolest superhero is in the Marvel universe, but there is no question that Chris Hemsworth is the hottest.
Love, lust, sex, and modern relationships are all explored in this film from the viewpoint of four Indian women.
Us and Them
This film follows the love story between two strangers who meet on a train in China and the bond that forms and evolves over several decades after.
This '90s dramedy tells the story of high school friends brought back together for their 10-year reunion, and with an absolutely stacked cast that includes Natalie Portman, Mira Sorvino, Timothy Hutton, Matt Dillon, Uma Thurman, Lauren Holly, Rosie O'Donnell, and Michael Rapaport, you know it's going to be a reunion to remember.
The Kissing Booth
In an unexpected teen movie twist, a high school girl falls not for her male best friend, but for his brother — which goes explicitly against their friendship code.
Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer, and Phoebe Robinson play three best friends whose trip to Ibiza becomes a game to track down a popular DJ (played by Game of Thrones hottie Richard Madden).
Dare to Be Wild
This UK movie is based on the true story of an Irish landscaper who gets a chance to compete at the prestigious Chelsea flower show (and falls in love with a sexy builder (Tom Hughes) along the way).
Queen of the Damned
Spoiler alert: this movie is actually exceedingly bad, but when Aaliyah plays a vampire, you're still going to want to watch.
Blue Is the Warmest Color
This movie is a coming-of-age romance about a 15-year-old girl who begins to explore her sexuality.
Like Water For Chocolate
In a classic tale of forbidden love, a man must marry his beloved's older sister when her mother doesn't approve of their relationship.
Nearly naked hunks gyrating to dance music — do we even need to explain the appeal?
This romantic comedy centers on a ballroom dancer and his companion, who decide to shake up the dance world together.
Y Tu Mamá También
When two young men go on a road trip with a woman and both begin a sexual relationship with her (as well as with each other), things are bound to get complicated.