50+ Sexy Netflix Shows to Watch This December
In addition to having the best binge-watching shows and documentaries, you may be surprised that Netflix also houses a ton of sexy movies and sexy shows that you can stream right at this very moment. Whether you're by yourself, with a significant other, or simply feeling in the mood, these sexy shows on Netflix are seriously worth the hype — and the orgasms you'll want to have after watching.
With so many options to choose from, though, it can be hard to know where to start. To help, we've rounded up the sexiest shows on Netflix that may actually make you want to reach for your nearest sex toy. And though the sex scenes have earned our 18-plus rating, these sexy Netflix shows also have entertaining plotlines, too. (It's like porn, but with characters' lives you're actually invested in.)
Ready? It's time to pour yourself a glass of wine and throw on your comfortable loungewear set. Here are the sexiest Netflix shows to watch this month.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes, Stacey Nguyen, and Naomi Parris
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Sex/Life"
A woman must confront her past when her ex-lover barges back into her life. But as she tries to resist his lustful temptation, her marriage and family come into jeopardy.
Watch "Sex/Life" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Tiny Pretty Things"
Based on the YA book series of the same name by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, this sexy show on Netflix is set in the world of Chicago's elite ballet academy the Archer School. Get ready for some steam.
Watch "Tiny Pretty Things" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Young Royals"
The great thing about "Young Royals" on Netflix is that its steamy scenes come with a layer of realism. There are no unattainable intimacy aspirations or completely unrealistic sex scenarios. Rather, the sexy show on Netflix explores the reality and intensity of intimacy with your first love — the good, the awkward, and everything in between.
Watch "Young Royals" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Bridgerton"
This modern depiction of the Regency era in England follows the lives of the illustrious Bridgerton family as they each attempt to find true love.
Watch "Bridgerton" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Cursed"
Based on the tales of King Arthur, "Cursed" follows a magically gifted young woman named Nimue (Katherine Langford) who fights to protect her fellow Fey people from the vicious Red Paladins. This sexy show on Netflix isn't all adventure, though — some steamy romance unfolds.
Watch "Cursed" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Twice Upon a Time"
This sexy show on Netflix tells the story of Vincent (Gaspard Ulliel), who — while still recovering from a breakup — receives a mysterious package that may just allow him to have a second shot with his ex.
Watch "Twice Upon a Time" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "The House of Flowers"
This sexy show on Netflix follows the lives of a wealthy and dysfunctional Mexican family who own a flower shop — and the matriarch's attempts to save face after her husband's affair (as well as all of the family's secrets) comes to light. The series has served as a major turning point for modern-day Mexican television, featuring not just atypical families but also characters with a diverse range of sexual preferences and gender identities.
Watch "The House of Flowers" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Someone Has to Die"
Created by Manolo Caro (the mind behind Netflix's "The House of Flowers"), this sexy show on Netflix is set in 1950s Spain during the Franco regime and tells the story of a man who shocks his conservative family by bringing home his new love: a male ballet performer from Mexico.
Watch "Someone Has to Die" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Sexify"
In order to win a tech competition by building an innovative sex app, three sexually inexperienced college students seek to explore the worlds of dating and intimacy.
Watch "Sexify" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Gentefied"
"Gentefied" revolves around Pops, or Abuelo (Joaquín Cosío), who runs a taco shop in Boyle Heights, but it's also about his grandchildren, who iron out their love lives as they help their family business stay afloat. All of his grandchildren struggle with the trials and tribulations of sex and romance while figuring out their paths in life.
Watch "Gentefied" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Ginny & Georgia"
This isn't your typical mom-daughter-duo series to watch with your family. In the newest season of "Ginny & Georga," high-school student Ginny (Antonia Gentry) learns the ins and outs of communicating what she wants in the bedroom. But as for her mom? Well, Georgia's (Brianne Howey) sex life and vibrator collection make amazing additions to the titillating plot as well.
Watch "Ginny & Georgia" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Bitter Daisies"
This sexy show on Netflix centers on an investigation into the disappearance of a teen girl in a small town. While digging into the case, a Civil Guard officer finds it bears similarities to a loss of her own.
Watch "Bitter Daisies" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Tidelands"
In this Australian series, an ex-con returns to her fishing village of Orphelin Bay to discover a decades-long conspiracy involving half-siren, half-human residents.
Watch "Tidelands" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "The Politician"
Ryan Murphy's "The Politician" features different phases of Payton Hobart's (Ben Platt) career in politics, starting with his high-school student-council election. Payton's life as a civil servant isn't just about piles of paperwork, though — we see our fair share of throuples, love triangles, and more as he tries to charm voters.
Watch "The Politician" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Valeria"
Based on the novels by Elísabet Benavent, this Spanish drama tells the story of the titular Valeria (Diana Gómez), a writer who turns to her three besties for support on all her love affairs. Meanwhile, Valeria's friends are also caught up in a world of love, drama, relationships, unfaithfulness, and more. With season three out now, you have plenty of time to catch up and see why this show is rated TV-MA.
Watch "Valeria" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Hollywood"
Created by Ryan Murphy and starring "Glee"'s Darren Criss, this series follows several narratives from 1940s Hollywood (known as the "Golden Age of Tinseltown"), telling the story of young, optimistic aspiring performers.
Watch "Hollywood" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story"
To all my "Bridgerton" fans out there, "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story" shows the blossoming love story between young Queen Charlotte (played by Golda Rosheuvel) and King George (played by Corey Mylchreest). And similarly to the other Bridgerton stories, you can expect plenty of steamy sex scenes to keep you both entertained and horny.
Watch "Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "The Witcher"
Even though the Netflix series "The Witcher" follows the life of a white-haired mutant monster as he seeks to fulfill his destiny, there's nothing scary about watching Geralt, who is played by smoke show Henry Cavill. Not only are there a ton of sexy scenes throughout the series — including one giant orgy in season one — but there's a budding romance that will also have you feeling all types of ways, too.
Watch "The Witcher" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Fatal Seduction"
This sexy South African Netflix show has everything you need for an enticing plot: secrets, murder, and lots, and lots, and lots of sex. Follow a married professor's journey as she purses an affair with a younger man. Expect plenty of titillating sex scenes, but also drama and betrayal, too.
Watch "Fatal Seduction" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Dear White People"
When they're not standing up for what they believe in, the students at this Ivy League university navigate the trials and tribulations of college life. A satirical comedy-drama, "Dear White People" depicts collegiate relationships and hookups with a generous dash of sexiness.
Watch "Dear White People" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Summertime"
Inspired by Federico Moccia's novel "Tre Metri Sopra il Cielo" and set in Italy's Adriatic coast, this romantic Italian series follows the love story that blossoms between a street-racing motorcyclist and a woman determined to leave her small town behind and see the world.
Watch "Summertime" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Gypsy"
This Netflix original stars Naomi Watts as a New York City therapist whose life seems close to perfect. Her world gets turned upside down, however, when she starts having relationships with people who are close to her patients.
Watch "Gypsy" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Lovesick"
When one man finds out he has a sexually transmitted infection, he's forced to contact every woman he's ever been with to inform them of his diagnosis. The show follows him and his friends down memory lane to relationships and flings he wishes he could forget.
Watch "Lovesick" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "The Hookup Plan"
Elsa (Zita Hanrot), who can't seem to get over her ex or figure out why she's so unlucky in love, finds herself falling for a new guy her friends set her up with. Little does she know he's a male escort.
Watch "The Hookup Plan" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Well-Intended Love"
When an actor is diagnosed with leukemia, she enters into a secret marriage with a CEO so she can receive a bone-marrow transplant and continue her career. But she soon finds that love and secrets get in the way.
Watch "Well-Intended Love" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "What/If"
A pair of San Francisco newlyweds are strapped for cash until an investor approaches them. His proposal? One night with him in exchange for funding. The drama (and sex) only goes up from there.
Watch "What/If" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Tales of the City"
Based on the book series by Armistead Maupin, this miniseries stars Laura Linney as Mary Ann Singleton, a woman who returns home to reunite with her family and the sex-loving residents of 28 Barbary Lane in San Francisco 20 years after leaving her daughter (Elliot Page) and ex-husband behind to pursue her career. Expect a lot of colorful characters and ship-worthy same-sex relationships.
Watch "Tales of the City" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Troy: Fall of a City"
This romantic (and very dramatic) series tells the epic story of everything that led up to the historic Trojan War. Hint: it involves love, secrets, temptation, sex, intrigue, and the ultimate betrayal.
Watch "Troy: Fall of a City" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Bonding"
In this short-form dark-comedy series, two former high-school BFFs reconnect in New York City only to discover that one is gay and the other (who attends grad school by day) is secretly one of the city's top dominatrices. She introduces him to a whole new underground world of sexual secrecy and BDSM. Yes, the premise is totally wild, but it's wild in a great way.
Watch "Bonding" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Shameless"
Starring Emmy Rossum and William H. Macy, this incredibly raunchy and hilarious series follows a woman attempting to keep her life, her relationships, and her five younger siblings together in the South Side of Chicago while her bumbling alcoholic father wreaks havoc on them all. Expect lots of drama and sex scenes in this daring series.
Watch "Shameless" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Greenleaf"
The Oprah Winfrey Network series "Greenleaf" is about a family that runs a Memphis megachurch while it hides its own sinful secrets, including greed and adultery. Winfrey herself plays a recurring character named Mavis McCready.
Watch "Greenleaf" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Easy"
With a stacked cast that includes Zazie Beetz, Dave Franco, Orlando Bloom, Jake Johnson, and Emily Ratajkowski, this series revolves around beautiful people living in Chicago and navigating the complicated trappings of modern romance, sex, technology, and culture.
Watch "Easy" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Wanderlust"
This series follows a married couple who must figure out whether lifelong monogamy is possible or even desirable for them anymore. It explores what makes a good relationship — and how to maintain one through the ups and downs of life. They explore dating other people, and things get steamy.
Watch "Wanderlust" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "How to Get Away With Murder"
Lawyers aren't strictly business — especially in "How to Get Away With Murder." When they're not covering up twisted murders, one law professor and her students juggle torrid affairs and messy relationships. Seriously, do these students ever study?
Watch "How to Get Away With Murder" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "The Originals"
In addition to otherworldly werewolves and witches, there's also supernatural chemistry in this spinoff of "The Vampire Diaries." "The Originals" doles out a generous amount of addictive, scandalous romantic drama.
Watch "The Originals" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Girlfriends"
Featuring a star-studded cast of Black women (Tracee Ellis Ross, Persia White, Jill Marie Jones, and Golden Brooks), "Girlfriends" follows their dynamic friendship as they navigate careers, marriage, motherhood, and life in LA.
Watch "Girlfriends" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Elite"
Quite possibly the sexiest show on Netflix, "Elite" is back for its seventh season. This Spanish teen drama series follows the lives of students at Las Encinas, an exclusive prep school in Spain. As expected, amid the drama, murders, and revenge, these teens are hornier than ever. Our advice? Follow for the plot, stay for the dirty sex scenes — or just to see Anitta, who joined the cast for season seven.
Watch "Elite" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Obsession"
This British limited series will be your newest horny craze. "Obsession" follows the story of a London surgeon's love affair with his son's fiancé, so yes, it's just as steamy as it sounds. Pay special attention to the pillow scene, which is making its way around TikTok, too.
Watch "Obsession" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Dark Desire"
This thrilling series from Mexico tells the story of a married woman who, after a passionate weekend away ends in tragedy, begins to wonder what secrets her loved ones may be hiding.
Watch "Dark Desire" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Orange Is the New Black"
"Orange Is the New Black" follows a dynamic cast of women trying to navigate life in prison. Steamy sex scenes are a regular occurrence both in prison and in flashbacks of the characters' fascinating pasts.
Watch "Orange Is the New Black" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Unstoppable"
Set in Mexico City, this drama series follows three restless 20-somethings as they embark on a road trip, never expecting to pick up Marcela (Coty Camacho) — a girl with a dark past and a huge debt to pay — along the way. With all its drugs, partying, and mayhem, this one is likely to give you "Spring Breakers" vibes, but at its core, "Unstoppable" is about friendship and female empowerment.
Watch "Unstoppable" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "You"
This addictive, horrifying series tells the story of Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), a bookstore manager who falls in love with women who he will do anything for. His infatuations quickly become obsessions, and he strategically removes every obstacle — and person — in his way to get to his interests.
Watch "You" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Ingobernable"
If you love political thrillers, "Ingobernable" is for you. Set against the backdrop of beautiful Mexico City, this Mexican political drama is full of intrigue and suspense.
Watch "Ingobernable" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Sex Education"
When the son of a sex therapist, Otis (Asa Butterfield), decides to start an underground sex-therapy clinic with one of the most well-versed girls in school, he uses his own personal knowledge to help people with their relationships and ultimately helps himself overcome his own sexual frustrations.
Watch "Sex Education" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Friends From College"
Twenty years after they graduated from college, this tight-knit group of friends head into a new era together: their 40s. They must navigate this new time in their lives and figure out what relationships are worth having.
Watch "Friends From College" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Meteor Garden"
Dong Shancai is determined to do well at her dream university. After getting there, she meets an elite clique of popular high-achievers and finds love of her own.
Watch "Meteor Garden" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "The Innocents"
Runaway teen lovers find their relationship becoming even more confusing when they learn that one of them has the ability to shape-shift. As the star-crossed lovers try to control her new power, they learn that she is not alone and that there are more shifters like her.
Watch "The Innocents" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "Love Alarm"
Based on the digital comic of the same name by Kye Young Chon, this South Korean drama series revolves around a mysterious developer who creates an app that tells users if someone near them has romantic feelings for them. What could possibly go wrong?
Watch "Love Alarm" on Netflix now.
Sexy Shows on Netflix: "One Day at a Time"
This clever sitcom reboot of the classic Norman Lear series revolves around a Cuban American family as they navigate life's challenges following the matriarch's divorce. The show explores a relationship between the family's lesbian teenage daughter and her nonbinary love interest, and rather than feeling like a gimmick, the relationship is authentic and sweet.
Watch "One Day at a Time" on Netflix now.