The 16 Sexiest Movies to Watch on Netflix This Month
If you find yourself getting a little stressed out with work, life, and everything in between, why not blow off some steam with, well, steam? You don't need to go all the way to the movies to get your fix of risque, romantic dramas. We've rounded up the best selection of films available on Netflix in September. There's a little bit of steam and sizzle in all of these films, whether they're gritty period dramas like Gangs of New York or romantic tearjerkers such as Like Crazy.
She's Gotta Have It — Available Sept. 1
In Spike Lee's critically acclaimed indie film She's Gotta Have It, a young urbanite juggles her three boyfriends. The heroine is an independent and sexually liberated woman who's not shy about asking for what she wants.
Like Crazy — Available Sept. 5
In the romantic drama Like Crazy, Felicity Jones and Anton Yelchin portray an English exchange student and American student who fall madly in love. Their physical and emotional passion for each other is tested by time and distance.
Bachelorette — Available Sept. 26
Kirsten Dunst and James Marsden engage in more than just heavy petting in this frou-frou party flick about three women who are asked to be bridesmaids for a woman they used to bully in high school. Lizzy Caplan, Isla Fisher, Rebel Wilson, and Adam Scott star alongside Dunst and Marsden in Bachelorette.
Carol — Available Sept. 20
In the British romantic drama Carol, Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett depict a department store employee and an older married woman who fall in love during the more conservative era of the 1950s. They move beyond longing glances and subtle touches in one fiery love scene.
Gerald's Game — Available Sept. 29
The Netflix original psychological horror film Gerald's Game is an adaptation of a Stephen King novel about a married couple who try to spice things up at their remote lake house with a harmless sex game. In the tradition of Stephen King novels, things go awry and become more than just a little spooky.
Gangs of New York — Available Sept. 1
In the Martin Scorsese period drama Gangs of New York, Leonardo DiCaprio and Cameron Diaz play a gangster and pickpocket who share a heated, passionate moment together after some brief bickering.
Sex and Lucia
Sex and Lucia blurs the boundaries between fantasy and reality. In it, a young waitress recuperates from a breakup as she wistfully remembers the racy relationship that she once shared with her ex-lover.
Y Tu Mamá También
In Y Tu Mamá También, a beautiful older woman goes on a road trip with two young men and teaches them about sexuality and growing up.
David Lynch's Mulholland Drive is a surreal neo-noir mystery film about a woman who spirals into psychosis. It includes a sultry love scene between Naomi Watts, who plays an aspiring actress, and Laura Harring, an amnesiac woman.
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Raw and intense in its depiction of sexuality, the Palme d'Or-winning French film Blue Is the Warmest Color tells a coming-of-age story about two teenage girls who fall in love.
Two Lovers and a Bear
In Two Lovers and a Bear, a young couple heads to the middle of nowhere in icy Northern Canada to test the strength of their love when it's unmired by the distractions of civil society. Despite the cold, things get warm and sultry between the two lovers.
Room in Rome
The erotic and emotional Spanish film Room in Rome details an encounter between two female tourists who meet at a nightclub in Rome and end up in the same hotel room.
On the Road
In this balmy adaptation of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, and Sam Riley engage in a ménage à trois.
I Am Love
In I Am Love, Tilda Swinton stars as the wife of a wealthy Italian textile manufacturer. She pursues a passionate and illicit affair with a chef.
Stranger by the Lake
The French crime film Stranger by the Lake is set at the edge of a lake where naturists and gay men sunbathe. There's a death that disrupts the bawdy, freewheeling ambiance. A man named Franck awaits a tryst of his own. He finds a passionate partner, only to harbor the lurking suspicion that this mysterious man may be the killer of the lake.
A shy closeted Korean-American teenager discovers the steamy LA spa underworld when he begins working at a male-only spa in the film Spa Night.