Welcome to Sexpositions, a weeklong Vulture celebration of sex scenes in movies and on TV. Sex scenes have a rich, varied tradition in the cinema. In the s, they were commodified in startling ways.
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Sex scenes can be funny, they can be intense, and they can be romantic. They can involve puppets, or multiple people, or Sharon Stone. They can play into murder plots, explore dark fantasies, or simply be weird as hell. Throughout the course of filmmaking history, skillful directors have elevated the art form of capturing these onscreen encounters to new—and absolutely crazy—heights.
Fact one: People have sex. Fact two: Because sex is a natural human experience, some movie directors opt to include it in their films—unsimulated—for a heightened sense of realism, which means you're looking at real people having real intercourse. Here are 25 movies that broke taboos for just that.
In the film industry, unsimulated sex is the presentation in a film of sex scenes where the actors engage in an actual sex actand are not just miming or simulating the actions. At one time in the United States such scenes were restricted by law and self-imposed industry standards such as the Motion Picture Production Code. Beginning in the late s, most notably with Blue Movie by Andy Warholmainstream movies began pushing boundaries in terms of what was presented on screen.
No shade to good pornbut sometimes you just want a little something more, like a whole plotline and characters you actually care about beyond Wait, so did he actually come over just to deliver that pizza? Luckily for everyone, sexy movies do exist. Like, loads of sexy movies.
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One way to add a spark to a fizzling sex life is to move the act of lovemaking out of the bedroom and movies have always been a source of inspiration for this. We know how these scenes play out. They continue to make passionate love with water streaming down their backs.
Back in the days of yore, it was a rarity to even see a post-sex "we're under the covers" scene on television. But TV has gotten more progressive and open-minded about intercourse yay! In other words, sex is normal, and there's no reason to shy away from it on television. On that note, here are the most gorgeous, graphic, and in some cases groundbreaking sex scenes we've seen on the small screen.