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Any time’s a great time for watching sexy movies on Netflix. And if your definition of sexy includes foreign films, coming of age stories, George Clooney, or Sharon Stone, then you’re in luck.
Below, you can find our picks for the 9 most sexy movies on Netflix that you can watch right now, as well as some international adult oriented documentaries that may teach you something new.
Below, we list the sexiest movies you can stream on Netflix, you may want to open a window – it gets a little steamy.
1. Young & Beautiful
A French drama about a young woman working as a prostitute and exploring her relationships with men outside of her work. Instead of focusing on the grittier aspects of prostitution, this film focuses on sensuality, exploration, and coming of age.
The heroine is not a victim. Rather, she’s a young woman exploring the power of her sexuality, and the dangerous thrill of living a double life.
2. Basic Instinct
This thriller was scandalous when it first came out in 1992. Anyone remember that famous leg-crossing scene? Sharon Stone stars as Catherine Trammel, a beautiful and sexually insatiable novelist.
Michael Douglas is the homicide detective, investigating her boyfriend’s brutal murder. Sparks fly. But at what price? Truly one of the most sexy movies on Netflix right now.
3. Blue is the Warmest Color
This multiple award winner is another French film, and another coming of age story. Blue is the Warmest Color follows the course of a young woman’s first lesbian relationship, from attraction to exploration, and beyond.
It’s sexy and sensual, but it’s also a romantic drama with a thoughtful plot.
4. Up in the Air
George Clooney brings all of his sexy superpowers to this film, and he and Vera Farmiga burn up the screen. But behind the wisecracking and smolder, this is a film about relationships. New relationships, strained relationships, one-sided relationships, and relationships in transition.
Sexy, yes. Romantic, yes. But it’s a great story, too.
5. Magic Mike
This comedy-drama follows the adventures of Mike (Channing Tatum), an aspiring entrepreneur, who starts working as a stripper to earn extra money. Soon, he finds himself seduced by the money and hard-partying lifestyle.
And when he tries to get out, he finds it harder than he thought it would be. Lots of beefcake on display, but lots of laughs as well. Another one of the most sexy movies on Netflix.
This is a film adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning rock opera about a group of young artists living in New York City in the early 1990s. The characters experiment with drugs and sexuality as they struggle with life on the edge.
Sexy, romantic, and a great story with great music.
This French-Belgian romance is set in the early 1970s. A young woman, who grew up in the French countryside, moves to Paris. There, she meets a beautiful French feminist and begins a relationship with her.
Taut, enchanting, thoughtful, and memorable. And one of the most touching and sexy movies on Netflix.
This German film stomps on the boundaries of “sexy.” Critics have called it “gleefully vulgar,” and the main character explores sexual taboos with irreverence and wit.
Variety Magazine says, “Director David Wnendt and breakout star Carla Juri leave no bodily orifice unexplored.”
9. Y Tu Mama También
In this award-winning Mexican film from director Alfonso Cuaron, two young men go on a road trip with a woman, and begin a relationship with her…and with each other. It’s a coming of age story, a road trip story, and a story of sexual discovery all rolled up into one.
And it’s hot hot hot.
6 Sexy International Documentaries on Netflix
These documentaries are not for the prudish, but make a great Netflix and Chill when you want the lowdown on real-world sexy.
1. Beauties of the Night (Mexico)
Director Maria José Cuevas uses disco era footage mixed with present-day interviews to the former stars of the 1970s Mexican burlesque. In addition to being beautiful and sexy, these women are dancers, actors, and musicians.
The film reflects on their life in the limelight, as well as themes of beauty, aging, and sex appeal.
2. The Escorts (United Kingdom)
This 45 minute Netflix original documentary follows two high priced prostitutes in Britain, where prostitution is legal. The documentary looks at the women’s daily lives and family relationships. In addition, it examines the role of the internet in prostitution.
3. Rocco (France)
Rocco gives a behind the scenes account of Italian porn star Rocco Siffredi’s last year in front of the camera. In addition to his life and career, the film explores the influences of his family history, his religion, and his Italian culture. Thoughtful, beautifully filmed, and reflective, this isn’t one to miss.
4. Mostly Sunny (Canada)
This documentary traces the life of a remarkable Indo-Canadian actress. Sunny Leone grew up in a strict Sikh home. Improbably, she became a porn star. Even more improbably, from there, she became a successful mainstream Bollywood star.
Mostly Sunny explores the many complexities and contradictions of Leone’s life. Her pornographic work puts her into conflict with her conservative family. The Canadian Indian community ostracizes her. At the same time, in sexually conservative India, Sunny Leone is a hugely popular mainstream film star.
5. Love Me (Ukraine)
Some call Ukraine “the Bride Basket of the world.” This engaging documentary explores the mail order bride business currently booming in Ukraine. It follows the perspectives of both Ukrainian women and their families hoping for a better life, and lonely Western men searching for love.
6. Whore’s Glory
This powerful, poignant, unflinching documentary looks at the daily lives of prostitutes in Thailand, Bangladesh, and Mexico. There is neither narration nor commentary. Instead, the filmmakers interview people in each country to reveal their attitudes toward prostitutes and prostitution. In addition, they interview the prostitutes themselves. The perspectives are diverse and wide-ranging, from pragmatic to heartbreaking. A thoughtful and empathetic film.
March is sexy on Netflix. And whether you’re in the mood for something sweet, something saucy, or something thought-provoking, Netflix has something for you.
See also: 15 Dirty Movies on Netflix.