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List Rules Films must be fundamentally about sex, or have plots that revolve around sex to qualify. Pornographic films do not qualify, but some X-rated films are included due to the emphasis on drama over sensuality.

What's the best mainstream movie about sex ever made? Help CraveOnline pick by contributing your votes!
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Secretary is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Secretary Steven Shainberg

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90 37
Cruel Intentions is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Cruel Intentions Roger Kumble

3
99 46
Wild Things is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Wild Things John McNaughton

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83 35
Basic Instinct is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Basic Instinct Paul Verhoeven

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71 34
Body Heat is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Body Heat Lawrence Kasdan

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71 36
American Beauty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
American Beauty Sam Mendes

7
67 34
Unfaithful is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Unfaithful Adrian Lyne

8
59 30
Nymphomaniac, Volume I is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Nymphomaniac, Volume I

9
64 39
Boogie Nights is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Boogie Nights Paul Thomas Anderson

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54 38
Eyes Wide Shut is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Eyes Wide Shut Stanley Kubrick

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49 34
Barbarella is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Barbarella Roger Vadim

12
39 27
Nymphomaniac, Volume II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Nymphomaniac, Volume II

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43 31
Risky Business is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Risky Business Paul Brickman

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39 28
Last Tango in Paris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Last Tango in Paris Bernardo Bertolucci

The Top Animated Sex Symbols

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44 33
Lolita is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Lolita Stanley Kubrick

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44 34
Easy A is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Easy A Will Gluck

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40 31
The Last Seduction is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
The Last Seduction John Dahl

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37 28
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Pedro Almodóvar

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36 29
Caligula is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Caligula Tinto Brass

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35 28
The Graduate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
The Graduate Mike Nichols

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32 25
Blue Velvet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Blue Velvet David Lynch

The Best Concert Movies Streaming on Hulu

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46 40
Sex, Lies, and Videotape is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Sex, Lies, and Videotape Steven Soderbergh

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45 39
American Pie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
American Pie Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

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35 29
Dangerous Liaisons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Dangerous Liaisons Stephen Frears

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32 26
Lust, Caution is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Lust, Caution Ang Lee

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38 33
Porky's is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Porky's Bob Clark

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34 29
Don Jon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Don Jon Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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31 26
The Postman Always Rings Twice is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!

Mainstream Movies That Are Almost Porn

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24 19
Lolita is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Lolita Adrian Lyne

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28 24
In the Realm of the Senses is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!

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24 21
Beauty of the Day is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Beauty of the Day Luis Buñuel

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31 29
Shortbus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Shortbus John Cameron Mitchell

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33 32
Indecent Proposal is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Indecent Proposal Adrian Lyne

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24 22
Little Children is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Little Children Todd Field

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35 35
Crash is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Crash David Cronenberg

The Greatest Hollywood Comebacks of All Time

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20 19
9 Songs is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
9 Songs Michael Winterbottom

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25 25
Exit to Eden is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Exit to Eden Garry Marshall

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16 15
Summer of '42 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Summer of '42 Robert Mulligan

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23 23
Crimes of Passion is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Crimes of Passion Ken Russell

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15 14
Double indemnity is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!

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27 28
Orgazmo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Orgazmo Trey Parker

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26 27
Fatal Attraction is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Fatal Attraction Adrian Lyne

Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Filming Sex Scenes

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19 19
Secret Things is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Secret Things Jean-Claude Brisseau

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18 18
Everything You Always Wanted t... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!

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23 24
Love & Other Drugs is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Love & Other Drugs Edward Zwick

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23 24
The Night Porter is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
The Night Porter Liliana Cavani

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14 15
Elektra Luxx is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Elektra Luxx Sebastian Gutierrez

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13 14
Ken Park is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!
Ken Park Larry Clark, Edward Lachman

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22 25
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!

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32 37
The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Vote for the Best Sex Movie Ever!