The Best Sex Scenes in Movies You Can Stream Right Now

We'll even tell you at exactly what point things get hot and heavy

Updated 09/25/19


As a kid, movie sex scenes were the parts your parents made sure to fast-forward through. As an adult, though, sometimes these sexy sequences are the ones you get off to. And to aid in your search for quality on-screen lovemaking that you don't need an incognito window to enjoy, we've rounded up 32 films on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and beyond, that you can watch online right now—and we've told you at exactly what point things get hot and heavy. (Yeah, you're welcome.)

"American Pie"

Sex o'clock: 36:10, 1:22:23

Some of the sexy time is interrupted with comic relief. But don't worry, we skipped the pie scene entirely.


"Art of Loving"

Sex o'clock: 3:17, 23:02, 1:13:42, 1:28:30, 1:34:06

This Polish film tells the story of Michalina Wislocka, a gynecologist and sexologist determined to teach people—you guessed it—the art of loving.

WATCH NOW: Netflix


"Sex o'clock: 35:13

And you thought books were just for reading...


"Basic Instinct"

Sex o'clock: 2:50, 34:48, 1:11:35, 1:44:31, 2:00:28

We must warn you that the first promiscuous scene of this neo-noir erotic thriller takes a nasty turn at 4:10.


"Below Her Mouth"

Sex o'clock: 00:01 (No joke), 23:45, 32:31, 49:27, 58:49, 1:17:10, 1:22:19

A fashion editor is all set to marry her male fiancé until she meets a woman named Dallas.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"Blue Valentine"

Sex o'clock: 31:19, 38:22, 59:10, 1:05:02, 1:35:25

Michelle Williams. Ryan Gosling. That's all you need to know.

WATCH NOW: Netflix


Sex o'clock: 1:15:09, 1:23:34

A woman going through a divorce finds comfort spending time with an aspiring female photographer.



Sex o'clock: 38:48, 1:27:18

Come for the sensuality, but stay for the enticing desserts.

WATCH NOW: YouTube Movies

"Duck Butter"

Sex o'clock: 15:16, 27:10, 30:58, 36:57, 41:26, 47:19, 1:08:08

Two ladies decide to get to know each other by having sex every hour on the hour. Why the hell not?

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"Fifty Shades Freed"

Sex o'clock: 8:58, 28:05, 42:50, 52:14, 1:01:34, 1:38:40

Insert joke here about the third installment finally bringing the trilogy to a "climax."


"Fragments of Love"

Sex o'clock: 13:42, 22:58, 30:16, 40:30, 1:06:54, 1:25:49

A woman regales her latest romantic interest, a music composer, with stories of her past lovers.

WATCH NOW: YouTube Movies

"Goodbye Lover"

Sex o'clock: 5:14, 13:09, 22:22, 53:47, 1:09:46

Ellen DeGeneres is in this movie! She is not in the sex scenes.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"Last Night"

Sex o'clock: 1:14:30

Both parties of a young married couple are tempted to cheat on the same night. (Fair warning: The sex scene is a movie spoiler.)

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"Love and Other Drugs"

Sex o'clock: 4:08, 30:23, 32:48, 42:25, 56:13, 1:32:07

A friends-with-benefits situation becomes complicated. But when does a friends-with-benefits situation not become complicated?

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"Lust Stories"

Sex o'clock: 35:31 7 1:35:55

The Indian anthology film consists of four short segments, each exploring the messy line between love and lust.

WATCH NOW: Netflix


Sex o'clock: 7:10 (kinda), 16:42, 53:49, 1:11:35

Ahead of his own marriage, a wedding photographer develops a voyeuristic side hustle.



Sex o'clock: 5:42, 17:02, 21:37, 25:09, 49:09, 59:27, 1:01:14, 1:10:02, 1:23:27

Newness is a modern romance that explores the implications of dating app hook-ups, open relationships, and true closure.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"The Notebook"

Sex o'clock: 32:18, 1:21:15

"It wasn't over for me...IT STILL ISN'T OVER." Iconic.

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"Original Sin"

Sex o'clock: 16:45, 32:02, 1:00:07

With so much chemistry between Antonio Banderas and Angelina Jolie, it's a wonder screens aren't exploding.


"Outlaw King"

Sex o'clock: 45:16, 1:27:53 (for a glimpse of—forgive us—Pine wood)

In addition to a sex scene, we also get an extremely brief viewing of Chris Pine bearing "the full monty," as he put it to ET.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"Perfect Sense"

Sex o'clock: 30:05, 43:20

An epidemic causes humans to lose their senses.

WATCH NOW: Amazon Prime

"Reindeer Games"

Sex o'clock: 18:01

Putting the X in X-mas, as it were.

WATCH NOW: YouTube Movies

"Sex and the City: The Movie"

Sex o'clock: 29:40, 1:46:57

You knew this was coming. Pun intended.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"She's Gotta Have It"

Sex o'clock: 5:07, 27:11, 39:36, 1:06:42

Spike Lee's classic sees an indecisive woman caught between three equally gorgeous, equally problematic men.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"Sleeping With Other People"

Sex o'clock: 22:38, 42:15, 1:01:44, 1:12:30

Another movie about friends with benefits and complications.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"Spring Breakers"

Sex o'clock: 31:45, 59:05, 1:20:07

Did you ever want to see a threesome starring James Franco with cornrows and a grill? Here's your chance.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"Sex and Lucía (Lucía y el Sexo)"

Sex o'clock: 23:04, 28:31, 30:59, 59:10, 1:11:08, 1:17:34, 1:28:33

The name kinda says it all.

WATCH NOW: YouTube Video

"Thanks for Sharing"

Sex o'clock: 44:45, 1:05:27, 1:26:20

Three recovering sex addicts work to get their love lives back on track.

WATCH NOW: Amazon Prime

"Tulip Fever"

Sex o'clock: 3:39, 22:35, 31:13, 42:53

A married noblewoman has an affair with an artist. Oh, and there are lots of tulips.

WATCH NOW: Amazon Prime

"Y Tu Mamá También"

Sex o'clock: 0:37, 3:36, 53:13, 1:05:14, 1:31:45

This Mexican coming-of-age tale follows two best guy friends as they set off on a cross-country road trip with a beautiful older woman. You can guess what happens next...

WATCH NOW: Netflix

"28 Hotel Rooms"

Sex o'clock: 0:55, 6:25, 8:47, 20:08, 28:10

A relationship that started as a one-night stand drives this film, which takes place entirely in various hotels.



Sex o'clock: 32:45

The regulars at Studio 54, the world-famous New York City discotheque, have more than their share of sexy secrets.

WATCH NOW: Amazon Prime

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