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The best erotic movies

The best erotic movies

The best erotic movies, ranking of the 20 best. There are the most famous movies of the best erotic scenes. I invite you to enjoy the best erotic films and read the best reviews that are linked to the titles.

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20. The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1981

The Postman Always Rings Twice

Jack Nicholson is a homeless man who arrives at a restaurant on a secondary road and decides to stay and work when he sees Jessica Lange, the owner’s attractive wife. It is undoubtedly one of the best infidelities in cinema and also one of the best of the 80s.

19. Y tu mamá también, 2001

Y tu mamá también

It will be remembered for the trio performed by the protagonists. Let us remember that they are none other than Diego Luna (Elysium, 2013), Gael García Bernal (Babel, 2006) and Maribel Verdú (El laberinto del Fauno, 2006). A woman with two children… It’s one of the best erotic movies.

18. Fifty Shades of Grey, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey

A literature student is commissioned to interview Christian Grey, a young businessman and millionaire. However, the young woman falls in love with him and will have a relationship that will explore the limits of his desires. Soft Sadomasochism.

17. Emmanuelle, 1974


The first in a saga. Directed by Just Jaeckin and starring Sylvia Kristel. A recently married young woman is encouraged by her husband to start having sex and to discover the pleasures of the flesh, in order to materialise her sexual fantasies. Sublime.

16. Lie With Me, 2005

Lie With Me

Leila, Lauren Lee Smith, is a sexually active young woman who has noticed a boy with a girlfriend and will not stop until she seduces him. But her way of seducing him is by flirting with other guys… One of the best about nymphomaniacs. I loved it.

15. L’Empire des Sens, 1976

L'Empire des Sens

A couple of Japanese lovers let themselves be carried away by desire, mixing pain with pleasure to unimaginable limits. It was introduced in 1976 and represented a real revolution in erotic cinema. One of the best erotic films. It is unpleasant.

14. Bitter Moon, 1992

Bitter Moon

Hugh Grant and Kristin Scott-Thomas take a cruise to celebrate their seventh year of marriage. On board they meet a strange couple, Emmanuelle Seigner and Peter Coyote. The handicapped husband proposes to seduce his wife.

13. Caligula, 1979


An Italian presented by Tinto Brass in 1979. It is a historical drama, with high sexual content, which tells the rise and fall of the Roman Emperor Caligula. Essential among the best erotic films. Porn film along with a great dramatic story.

12. Shortbus, 2006


Tragicomedy about people seeking their sexual and affective satisfaction. It is a transgressive proposal, which shows explicit sex without cover. Not to excite, but with the intention of talking about feelings, loneliness and inhibitions.

11. Eyes Wide Shut, 1999

Eyes Wide Shut

Tom Cruise is a respectable happily married doctor. But one day, after attending a party, his wife Nicole Kidman tells him about her erotic fantasies and how she almost left him for a stranger. Another of the best erotic movies.

10. Shame, 2011


He talks about sexuality in a crude, devastating and brutal way. It is a disturbing film, but at the same time it is wild and accurate, tremendously dramatic and with a sophisticated style. It is undoubtedly one of the greatest erotic films of 2011.

9. Henry & June, 1990

Henry & June

Obra de Philip Kaufman, con Maria de Medeiros y Uma Thurman. Basada en la vida de dos de los escritores más polémicos del siglo XX, cuenta la historia de una mujer insatisfecha por su marido, que conoce a una pareja liberal… Una de las mejores películas eróticas.

8. Blue Is the Warmest Color, 2013

Blue Is the Warmest Color

A French novel from 2013 based on Julie Maroh’s novel. It tells the story of a young woman who does not feel identified with her peers and will try to find her sexuality. The best lesbian drama. The best of French erotic films and one of the best erotic movies.

7. Nymphomaniac, 2013

Nymphomaniac. Volume 2

Nymphomaniac was presented in two parts: Volume 1 and Volume 2, both in 2013. It tells the life of a nymphomaniac, mixing varied sex scenes with reflections on art, music, religion and literature. It is another of the best erotic films.

Lolita, 1997


No girl (see the most perverted girls in cinema) in cinema has achieved the sensuality of Sue Lyon and Dominique Swain. Others have tried, but none manages to seduce the camera as this girl seduces her stepfather. Incest, sex with minors… Polemical!

5. The Dreamers, 2003

The Dreamers

A film by Bernardo Bertolucci that pays homage to classic cinema. The beautiful Eva Green appears naked and stars in an incestuous relationship. It is undoubtedly one of the best erotic films. It is also one of the best English erotic films.

4. Ages of Lulu, 1990

The Ages of Lulu

It’s Bigas Luna’s masterpiece. Film based on the novel by Almudena Grandes, with Francesca Neri. Javier Bardem also appears as a perverted homosexual.

3. Last Tango in Paris, 1972

Last Tango in Paris

The great Bernardo Bertolucci brings us a torrid story with Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider. A mature man and a young woman will have a passionate relationship.

2. Basic instinct, 1992

Basic instinct

This is a police thriller with erotic scenes. Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas are the protagonists. Footwork is one of the hottest scenes in the cinema.

1. Nine 1/2 Weeks, 1986

Nine 1/2 Weeks

I couldn’t miss one of the best erotic films in the history of cinema. Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke make good erotic scenes: in the rain, with sex and food, tied to the bed… It is the best considered.