The Sexiest Movies on Amazon Prime to Watch When You're in the Mood

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You signed up for Amazon Prime for the two-day shipping, but you're staying for, well, mostly for the two-day shipping, but also for the growing library of streaming content. Amazon Prime's streaming platform is best known for its original series like Man in the High Castle and Transparent, but the back catalog of movies is impressive too. Nestled in among the hundreds of titles are some NSFW movies for when you're in the mood for something sexy. Here are some of the sexiest movies streaming on Amazon Prime.

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'American Beauty'

Release date: September 15, 1999

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Allison Janney, Peter Gallagher, Mena Suvari, Wes Bentley, and Chris Cooper

The sexy story: A frustrated, bored middle-aged father finds new passion and excitement in life when he starts fantasizing about/obsessing over his teenage daughter's attractive friend.

'The Graduate'

Release date: December 22, 1967

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, and Katharine Ross

The sexy story: A young man who has just finished college is seduced by the sexy Mrs. Robinson, a friend of his parents. Things get even more complicated when he falls for Mrs. Robinson's daughter, Elaine, who she's forbidden him from seeing.

'Fatal Attraction'

Release date: September 18, 1987

Starring: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, and Anne Archer

The sexy story: A family man has a short-lived fling with a sexy book editor, who becomes increasingly unhinged after he calls off the affair.

'Basic Instinct'

Release date: March 20, 1992

Starring: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, and Jeanne Tripplehorn.

The sexy story: A beautiful, mysterious crime novelist named Catherine Tramell (Sharon Stone) becomes a murder suspect and seduces the homicide detective (Michael Douglas) investigating the case.


Release date: April 27, 2018

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, and Alessandro Nivola.

The sexy story: New York photographer Ronit Krushka (Rachel Weisz) flies to London after the death of her estranged father and returns to the Orthodox Jewish community she grew up in, which shunned her for her childhood attraction to her female friend Esti (Rachel McAdams). During the reunion, the women explore their sexuality and how that intersects with their faith.


Release date: January 9, 2015

Starring: Charisma Carpenter, Daniel Baldwin, Morgan Obenreder, Andy T. Tran, and Hayley McLaughlin.

The sexy story: The daughter of a wealthy real estate mogul falls in love with a younger man, who introduces her to the world of BDSM. Think Fifty Shades of "technically not plagiarism."

'Lila Says'

Release date: January 26, 2005

Starring: Vahina Giocante and Mohammed Khouas.

The sexy story: A quiet young poet named Chimo develops a crush on the Lila, a pretty, blonde girl who recently moved into his Arab neighborhood with her aunt. A dangerous and ultimately devastating love triangle develops when the leader of a rival gang also falls for Lila.

'The Babysitters'

Release date: May 9, 2008

Starring: John Leguizamo, Katherine Waterston, Cynthia Nixon, Andy Comeau, and Denis O'Hare.

The sexy story: A 17-year-old named Shirley takes babysitting gigs to earn money to pay for college. When Michael, a dad she works for and secretly harbors a crush on, confesses how unhappy he is in his marriage one night, she takes the opportunity to kiss him and is rewarded with a large tip. This inspires a new business idea: Shirley will make extra money by setting up her teen friends with unhappy fathers. It's *thisclose* to being a porn plot.

'The Escort'

Release date: July 28, 2015

Starring: Lyndsy Fonseca and Michael Doneger.

The sexy story: A sex-addicted journalist follows a Stanford-educated prostitute to report on a story about high class escorts.

'Appropriate Behavior'

Release date: March 6, 2015

Starring: Desiree Akhavan, Rebecca Henderson, Scott Adsit, and Halley Feiffer.

The sexy story: Shirin feels conflicted and unaccepted by everyone in her life—her Persian family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Eventually, Shirin decides to privately rebel against her family's expectations by engaging in a series of bisexual escapades, which she also hopes will help her understand what went wrong between her and Maxine.


Release date: April 28, 1994

Starring: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Sam Neill, Elle Macpherson, Portia de Rossi, and Kate Fischer.

The sexy story: This movie takes place in 1930s Australia, where Anglican clergyman Anthony Campion and his oh-so-proper wife, Estella, are asked to visit noteworthy painter Norman Lindsay, whose work is considered blasphemous. During the visit, Estella finds herself drawn to the three beautiful models sitting for the painter's current work. Sexiness ensues.

'Original Sin'

Release date: August 3, 2001

Starring: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane, and Jack Thompson.

The sexy story: A young man (Antonio Banderas) is driven to lie, cheat, and otherwise compromise his morals in his pursuit of a very-hard-to-get femme fatale (Angelina Jolie, obviously).


Release date: January 18, 2013

Starring: Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, Ben Mendelsohn, Xavier Samuel, and James Frecheville.

The sexy story: Lifelong friends Lil and Roz grew up together and, as adults, have sons who have developed a strong bond of their own. One summer, the women embark on steamy affairs with each other's sons.

'Keep the Lights On'

Release date: September 7, 2012

Starring: Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth, Julianne Nicholson, Souleymane Sy Savane, and Paprika Steen.

The sexy story: The longterm relationship between a filmmaker and his lover is tested by a combination of substance abuse and distance.


Release date: January 31, 1998

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Faye Dunaway, Mercedes Ruehl, and Elizabeth Mitchell.

The sexy story: Angelina Jolie telling the story of model Gia Carangi.

'The Virgin Suicides'

Release date: April 21, 2000

Starring: James Woods, Kathleen Turner, A J Cook, Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, Scott Glenn, Michael Paré, and Danny DeVito.

The sexy story: A group of male teens become obsessed with five sisters in their neighborhood. As the sisters rebel against their strict, religious parents, things take a dark turn.


Release date: May 21, 1993

Starring: Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger, and Martin Landau.

The sexy story: A beautiful and successful book editor moves into a new apartment, only to learn that a number of female tenants have died, presumably at the hands of a killer. That doesn't stop her from engaging in a steamy affair with one of the prime suspects.

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