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 03/21/19

Alberto Bogo / Stocksy United

As a kid, movie sex scenes were the parts your watchful parents made sure you fast-forwarded through. As an adult, though, sometimes these sexy sequences are the ones you get off to. And to aid in your search for quality onscreen lovemaking that you don't need an incognito window to enjoy, we've rounded up 33 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.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

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

Atonement

Sex o'clock: 35:13

And you thought books were just for reading...

WATCH NOW: Starz

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.

WATCH NOW: Starz

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

Carol

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

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

WATCH NOW: Netflix

Chocolat

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

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

WATCH NOW: Netflix

Die Another Day

Sex o'clock: 38:25, 2:07:37

Halle Berry is the Bond girl we don't deserve.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

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 "climax."

WATCH NOW: HBO Go or HBO Now

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: Netflix

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?

WATCH NOW: HBO NOW

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

Monogamy

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.

WATCH NOW: Hulu

Newness

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.

WATCH NOW: Netflix

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.

WATCH NOW: Amazon Prime

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: Hulu

Reindeer Games

Sex o'clock: 18:01

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

WATCH NOW: Netflix

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: Netflix

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: Hulu

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: Netflix

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 roadtrip 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.

WATCH NOW: Hulu

54

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: Hulu

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