October's Batch of Netflix Movies Will Leave You Hot and Bothered

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October might be the spookiest month of the year, but there's also an underlying sexiness and intimacy to it as we cozy up indoors. If you're feeling a little cold from the sweater weather or chilled by the Halloween vibes, Netflix's array of steamy movies in October will leave you more than just a little hot and bothered. The streaming service will offer some spooky, sexy movies like Raw and Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut for those getting in the Halloween spirit. If you'd rather skip the scary and go straight into the titillating, there is a solid selection of emotional and sensual films like Before Midnight and Never Let Me Go.

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Before Midnight — Available Oct. 1
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Before Midnight — Available Oct. 1

In Before Midnight, Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy share the same torrid, loving chemistry that they had in Before Sunrise and Before Sunset.

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Eyes Wide Shut — Available Oct. 1
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Eyes Wide Shut — Available Oct. 1

This surreal, erotic Stanley Kubrick film stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Cruise plays a doctor who engages in sexual excursions after discovering a secret orgy society. And no, we're not making this up.

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Never Let Me Go — Available Oct. 1
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Never Let Me Go — Available Oct. 1

Kazuo Ishiguro's dystopian romance novel has been adapted into a British sci-fi romance film that stars Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, and Keira Knightley. While they wrestle with their fates as "donors," the students in this movie grapple with love and jealousy as passionate feelings cause a stir in their friendship.

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Sleeping With Other People — Available Oct. 2
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Sleeping With Other People — Available Oct. 2

Comedians Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis charm in the romantic comedy Sleeping With Other People. Their characters share a brief tryst in college and meet once again at a sex addicts meeting years later.

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Raw — Available Oct. 4
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Raw — Available Oct. 4

Given its cannibalism plot, it goes without saying that this movie isn't for the faint of heart. However, if you're up for both a lustful and scary movie, give the French film Raw a watch.

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Spa Night
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Spa Night

When he lands a job at a male-only spa, a closeted Korean American teenage boy literally discovers a steamy Los Angeles underworld in Spa Night.

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I Am Love
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I Am Love

In the Italian film I Am Love, Tilda Swinton plays an upper-class wife who has an illicit affair with a handsome chef.

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On the Road
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On the Road

In this risqué interpretation of the Jack Kerouac classic, Kristin Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, and Sam Riley share a sensual encounter.

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Room in Rome
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Room in Rome

The erotic Spanish film Room in Rome explores the sexual and emotional chemistry between two female tourists who meet at a club in Rome and end up in a hotel room together.

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Y Tu Mamá También
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Y Tu Mamá También

A mature older woman goes on a road trip with two young men and teaches them about sexuality and adulthood in the critically acclaimed film Y Tu Mamá También.

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Gangs of New York
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Gangs of New York

In Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz portray a couple who are literally as thick as thieves. That is, they portray a pair of actual thieves who do just a little more than pick each other's pockets after some brief bantering.

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Gerald's Game
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Gerald's Game

Just in time for the spookiest month of the year, the Netflix original Gerald's Game joins erotic and horror elements in the movie adaptation of a Stephen King story. As a couple spice things up in a harmless sex game in their lake house, things take a deadly turn.

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Carol
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Carol

The romantic drama Carol takes place in Manhattan during the more conservative 1950s. It features Rooney Mara as a young store clerk who becomes attracted to an older affluent housewife, played by Cate Blanchett. They go beyond longing looks in one tender, passionate love scene.

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Queen of the Damned
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Queen of the Damned

The late Aaliyah stars in the 2002 supernatural horror film Queen of the Damned as a vampire queen who — along with her vampire rock-star lover — causes havoc when she's awakened from decades of slumber.

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She's Gotta Have It
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She's Gotta Have It

In Spike Lee's classic She's Gotta Have It, a young, sexually liberated woman balances between her three boyfriends.