Sex in Cinema

 

Sex in the Movies

An Illustrated Cinematic History

Index to All Years and Films



Sex in Cinema Sex in Film - An Illustrated Cinematic History: In the following illustrated compilation are some of the most significant, memorable, and influential films in the display of sex and eroticism on the screen throughout cinematic history. The influential film milestones and their memorable sexual/erotic scenes are thoroughly described. Including portrayals of sex and/or nudity, these films were often considered quite erotic, groundbreaking, unique and/or controversial at the time and remain so today.

Classic sex/erotic films and/or scenes throughout film history can be found in erotic dramas, erotic thrillers, sex comedies, coming-of-age films, romantic dramas, and many other film genres and sub-genres.

The following listing of these influential, memorable and classic sex scenes and films (chronologically by year) takes into account all of the available surveys of this type of material, and attempts to provide an informed, detailed, unranked grouping of the most influential and groundbreaking films and scenes. It also considers other films with sex-related scenes, including portrayals of sex and/or nudity, and factors in a film's (or scene's) notoriety and infamy and the stars involved. Some of the most notorious (or infamous) films are quite mediocre, usually made as an excuse to display nudity or eroticism of a star performer.

See also the multi-part Sexual and Erotic Films in Cinema, The Most Controversial Films of All-Time, Sexy Hollywood Bombshells, Sexiest Films of All-Time, and the Best and Most Memorable Film Kisses of All Time in Cinematic History.

- Milestone Films With Scenes That Were Especially Notorious, Infamous, Controversial, or Scandalous


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Sex in Film: The History of Sex in Cinema
Sex in Film: Introduction
Introduction:

Brief Historical Overview | Reference Introduction

Sex in Film: 1960s
The 1960s:
Challenges to Censorship

1960-1961 | 1962-1963 | 1964 | 1965-1966 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969

Feature: Doris Wishman Films of the 1960s and Later

Sex in Film - Pre-1920s
The Pre-1920s:
The B/W Silent Era


Pre-1920s
Sex in Film: 1970s
The 1970s:
Foreign Cinema, Porn Chic, and Liberalization

1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979

Feature: The Karnstein Trilogy of Hammer Studios' Vampire Films
Feature: Porn Chic of the 1970s
Feature: The Cheerleader Films of the Mid-1970s
Feature: The Emmanuelle Films
Feature: European Starlets in Erotic Dramas

Sex in Film - 1920s
The 1920s:
The Roaring 20s


1920-1926 | 1927-1929
Sex in Film: 1980s
The 1980s:
Exploitation Cinema, Teen Sex Comedies

1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989

Feature: Raunchy Teen Sexploitation Comedies of the 1980s
Feature: Andy Sidaris' Exploitation Films Beginning in the 1980s
Feature: The Scream Queens of the Late 1980s

Sex in Film: 1930s
The 1930s:
The Influence of the Hays Code and Censorship

1930-1931 | 1932 | 1933 | 1934-1937 | 1938-1939

Sex in Film: 1990s
The 1990s:
Further Inroads for Sex in Cinema

1990 | 1991 | 1992-1 | 1992-2 | 1993 | 1994-1 | 1994-2 | 1995-1 | 1995-2 | 1996-1 | 1996-2 | 1997-1 | 1997-2 | 1998-1 | 1998-2 | 1999-1 | 1999-2

Feature: The Red Shoe Diaries in the 1990s
Feature: Soft-Core B-Film Movie Queens of the 90s and Beyond

Sex in Film: 1940s
The 1940s:
The War Years

1940-1944 | 1945-1949

Sex in Film: 2000s
The 2000s:
More Explicit Films

2000-1 | 2000-2 | 2001-1 | 2001-2 | 2002-1 | 2002-2 | 2003-1 | 2003-2 | 2004-1 | 2004-2 | 2005-1 | 2005-2 | 2006-1 | 2006-2 | 2007-1 | 2007-2 | 2008 | 2009

Sex in Film: 1950s
The 1950s:
The Conservative Cold War Years

1950-1954 | 1955-1956 | 1957-1959

Sex in Film: 2010s
The 2010s:
The Future

2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 |


Sex in Cinema
Index to All Decades, Years and Features


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