18 of the Sexiest Movies You Can Watch on Netflix in July
The steamy romance genre is a frequently misunderstood genre. The sexiest movies tend to have hidden depths — smart scripts complement provocative scenes like fine wine with cheese. Here are some of the best lustful films that are available on Netflix for instant streaming. We've compiled a diverse list of risqué thrillers to emotional arthouse dramas, all full of moments that will leave you hot and bothered.
Last Night — Available July 1
In Last Night, Keira Knightley and Sam Worthington portray a happily married husband and wife who face temptation while they are apart for one night. The movie includes plenty of tension and passion, but the big question for each spouse is, for whom?
Titanic — Available July 1
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet star as a ragtag artist and wealthy woman in Titanic, the quintessential passionate love movie of all time. We mustn't forget the notoriously naughty line, "Jack, I want you to draw me like one of your French girls."
Taking Lives — Available July 1
Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke, also known as two of the dreamiest people in Hollywood, play an FBI profiler and an eyewitness to a murder case share a brief, but passionate moment in Taking Lives.
Magic Mike attracks viewers with the promise of Matthew McConaughey, Channing Tatum, and Alex Pettyfer stripping. Like its leading gentlemen characters, it’s nuanced. It has a whip-smart script that complements its libidinal appeal.
Sex and Lucia
In this surreal erotica film, two women are unknowingly connected by their relationships with a depressed writer named Lorenzo. Beneath the sheets and rampant nudity, Sex and Lucia is a film about love and tragedy.
Basic Instinct is the epitome of an erotica thriller. This 1992 box office hit tells the story of a police detective who pursues a passionate relationship with the main suspect of his murder investigation.
Blue Is the Warmest Color
The French film Blue is the Warmest Color unfolds a love story between two teenage girls. This Palmes D’or winner is as sensually intense as it is emotionally gripping — it features a fair amount of explicit lesbian sex scenes.
The 2013 dramedy The Comedian explores the tension between a struggling 30-something comedian’s newfound attraction to a charismatic man and his love for his roommate. It includes, quite literally, a steamy love scene.
Weekend is a story about modern love. Two men share a one-night stand and spend the next few days contemplating if their tryst means something more.
Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love
In Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love, a wealthy princess marries a dashing king, only to learn that he is pursuing an affair with her childhood best friend and servant.
The Duke of Burgundy
A butterfly expert and her younger maid-slash-protégé develop a sadomasochistic romance in the period drama The Duke of Burgundy.
Y Tu Mamá También
Y Tu Mamá También is a coming-of-age film about two teenage boys who embark on a road trip with a woman in her 20s. Its lurid depictions of sex and drug use raised some controversy at its debut in 2001.
A unique cocktail of dystopian, sexy, and enigmatic, Perfect Sense stars Ewan McGregor and Eva Green in an apocalyptic world where people are literally losing their senses.
Take This Waltz
In the vivid and sultry Take This Waltz, sparks fly between Luke Kirby and Michelle Williams, who portray an artist and a happily married freelance writer.
Taking place in 1971, Summertime is a balmy drama about a rural French woman who brings home her feminist girlfriend and struggles to find acceptance from her conservative family.
I Am Love
In I Am Love, Tilda Swinton plays the wife of a wealthy Italian textile manufacturer who engages in a torrid affair with a chef.
6 Years bares it all emotionally and literally in this coming-of-age story about a young passionate couple who must decide whether or not to stay together as their post-collegiate future calls for them.
Stranger By the Lake
In Stranger By the Lake, a listless young man lounges around a nudist lake, where he meets a mysterious, handsome stranger who also turns out to be a murderer.