10 Best Erotic Movies
If you have a strong passion for steamy and sensual films, rest assured that you will not be disappointed by the 10 best erotic movies listed below. These films come from a wide range of time period and countries, but they all share one similarity: the cinematography, characters, and plots are all very sensual and erotic. Read on to find out more about some of the best erotic movies available.
- "The Girl Next Door" (2004). Starring Emile Hirsch, Elisha Cuthbert, and Amanda Swisten, "The Girl Next Door" is often considered as one of the best erotic movies in recent time. Hirsch plays an awkward college student, who befriends his hot new neighbor. They have begun to go on dates when Hirsch discovers that the woman is actually a former porn star.
- "The Dreamers" (2003). Also recognized as one of the best erotic films, "The Dreamers" is a foreign film that portrays the erotic life of two Parisian twins and a Californian student the two decide to "adopt." With the conflicted 1968 Paris as a backdrop, the three engage in a wide range of sexual activities that take away all their innocence
- "Morocco" (1930). One of the older but the best erotic films in history, "Morocco" stars the controversial female lead Marlene Dietrich who dons a texedo in the movie. Dietrich plays a seductive singer who falls into a no-string-attached sexual relatinoship with a member of the Foreign Legion. When it comes the time for the Foreign Legion to leave, both of them face a difficult choice.
- "Unfaithful" (2002). This film based on an Italian story is not only highly sensual, but it is also among some of the best erotic movies of all times. The story begins with a middle-aged couple whose marriage has turned stale. The wife begins an affair with a stranger in New York city. The plot thickens when the husband takes a trip to New York to find out more about his wife's infidelity.
- "Sex and Zen" (1989). This Hong Kong movie is not only erotic, but is also slightly humorous. It depicts the relationship of a newly wed couple--while the husband decides to experiment with as many women as possible, the wife has to work in a brothel to support herself. The movie features a great deal of acrobatic sex positions.
- "Tokyo Decadence" (1992). Produced in Japan, this movie explores the suppressed sexual Japanese subculture. The protagonist of the movie is an up-scale call girl who serves a clientele who indulges in fetishes and perverse sexual activities. The film manages to pass the strict regulations of Japanese movies as there are no genitals or pubic hair shown.
- "Untamed Youth" (1957). This German film is widely considered as one of the best erotic films as it portrays two sisters' journey to Los Angeles, While they stop to skinny dip, they are arrested and are put to work in prison. One of the sisters falls in love with the judge's son and begins an erotic journey to free themselves from the horrible confinement.
- "Hiroshima, Mon Amour" (1960). Made in France and Japan, this movie depicts a short affair between a married French actress and an equally married Japanese architect. The movie begins with a scene where the two naked lovers are entwined with each other. The film is famous for portraying the erotic relations between an Asian man and a white woman.
- "Sweet Smell of Success" (1957). In this stimulating and erotic movie, a columnist discovers a incestuous relationship between a newspaper staff and his sister. His sister, on the other hand, is also in a conflicted love relationship with a singer. This movie also involves several homosexual scenes that created controversy when it was first released.
- "The Mystery of Rampo" (1994). Inspired by the life of a pulp fiction novelist Rampo, this Japanese movie explores the obsession of the novelist towards a strange woman. Rampo's passion towards the woman is so strong that he relies on writing to unleash his feeling. Gradually, Rampo begins to lose track or what is reality, and what is his own imaginative creation.