15 Of The Sexiest Films On Netflix UK

Whatever gets you going, there's something on the streaming platform that'll suit.

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Two women kissing passionately in a still from the film #Selfie69
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Over the past years, streaming services have been a lifeline for so many people. While you’ve not been able to get dressed up and go out to meet the one (or the one right now), getting lost in a good, sexy romance is definitely a satisfactory second choice. It doesn't matter if you’re loved up, single, or somewhere in between, a sexy romantic flick can provide the ideal form of escapism. So, here are the best sexy films on Netflix UK right now.

Magic Mike and Fifty Shades of Grey might be the two most obvious raunchy films that come to mind when you want to watch something that’s a little bit sexier. However, there are so many films about relationships, sex, sexuality, and desire on Netflix UK and, sometimes, you don’t have to lose the laughs. These films will have you reminiscing over past connections while serving some of the sexiest scenes in the process. Whether you're looking for something wholesome or some serious heat there’s something out there for everyone.



#Selfie69 is a depiction of what would happen if you just said yes to your wildest friends after a breakup. After a stint of hardcore partying to get over a painful breakup, friends Roxi, Yasmine, and Ana make a pact. They’re going to meet the one and they’re going to do it fast. But who is most likely to get married first, within three days? — Alice Broster

Watch on Netflix UK now.


Don Jon

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johanssen in Don JonNetflix / Don Jon

Don Jon is a frank and funny exploration of how porn can affect your sex life, in real life. Starring Joesph Gordon-Levitt, Jon Martello’s sex life is a point of discussion among his friends, his exploits are basically famous. However, he has a secret: His obsession with online porn may be affecting his chances at finding true love and changing his perceptions of what true intimacy is. — Alice Broster

Watch on Netflix UK now.


About Last Night

Michael Ealy and Joy Bryant in About Last Night About Last Night / Netflix

Released in 2014, About Last Night highlights that no matter how hot you or your partner are, it doesn’t always make for a peachy relationship. Starring Kevin Hart, Regina Hall, Joy Bryant, and Michael Ealy, it follows two couples who meet in a bar. The chemistry is so hot they decide to go home together. But as the sun comes up and the cold light shines on what they’ve done, they realise sexual attraction might not sustain a relationship. — Alice Broster

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Been So Long

Arinzé Kene and Michaela Coel Been So Long / Netflix

Been So Long combines a heady romance with a musical. Starring Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene, the film opens with an unusual night out in London. Simone has the weight of her family on her shoulders and has been hurt. But when she meets Raymond, it’s hard to think of anything else. Watching Coel and Kene will give you that fizz of excitement in the pit of your stomach when a romance is just starting out. — Alice Broster

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The Feels

Josh Fadem, Constance Wu, and Jenée LaMarqueThe Feels / Netflix

The Feels opens at a bachelorette party. Andi (played by Constance Wu) and Lu (played by Angela Trimbur) are celebrating their happily ever after surrounded by friends. As the alcohol flows and people start getting a little more candid a bombshell hits: Lu has never had an orgasm. This comes as a shock to all but most of all to Andi. Their fun bachelorette weekend turns into a time where they have to reflect on whether they can really trust one another. — Alice Broster

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No Strings Attached

Ashton Kutcher and Natalie PortmanNetflix / No Strings Attached

Starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman, this 2011 romantic flick centres on two friends who make a pact to embark on a no-strings-attached, purely sexual relationship. However, physical desire slowly begins to translate into genuine feelings — something both parties had desperately tried to avoid. — Sam Ramsden

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Below Her Mouth

Erika Linder and Natalie KrillBelow Her Mouth / Netflix

Below Her Mouth follows the story of two women in Toronto — one of whom is engaged – as they begin a passionate and unexpected affair. The consequences have the potential to upend the lives they once knew. — Sam Ramsden

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Amy Schumer as and LeBron James sit looking at one another

Trainwreck is directed by Judd Apatow (creator of Knocked Up, This is 40) and written and fronted by Amy Schumer so you know it’s going to be laugh out-loud-funny. However, it also has some seriously sexy scenes. It follows Amy as she blunders through life, living by her motto “monogamy isn’t realistic.” However, when she meets Aaron (played by Bill Hader) her mind starts to change. — Alice Broster

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Duck Butter

Netflix / Duck Butter

Duck Butter was co-written and stars Arrested Development’s Alia Shawkat. Naima (played by Shawkat) and Sergio (played by Laia Costa) are dissatisfied with their sex lives. So dissatisfied that they’re willing to take radical action. They may have only just met but they’ll spend 24 hours together, having sex and exploring every desire they have. While the aim of their experiment is to cut the time that feelings take up, it’s harder to separate the physical from the emotional than they think. — Alice Broster

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Netflix / Newness

Newness shines a light on hookup culture and dating apps. Martin (played by Nicholas Holt) and Laia (played by Gabi Silva) are into each other, or at least they say they are. Their relationship is new and, like all of their friends, they're negotiating dating, sex, and love in the age of social media. However, they find that their boundaries get pushed to breaking point. — Alice Broster

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Amar / Netflix

Amar is steamy, intimate, and romantic. The Spanish film was released in 2017 and follows Laura (played by María Pedraza) and Carlos’ (played by Pol Monen) love affair. They love each other intensely but time soon highlights cracks in their relationship. — Alice Broster

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Cam is described as a horror psychological thriller which is also “pretty hot” — perfect if you’re not in the mood for romance. Starring Orange Is The New Black’s Madeleine Brewer, the 2018 film follows Alice Ackerman, a webcam erotic performer who finds her account is hijacked by an imposter who looks identical. Things quickly become very dark as Alice attempts to find out who or what her identity thief is. — L’Oréal Blackett

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The Handmaiden

South Korean film The Handmaiden is considered both a thriller and love story and has legions of fans for its seductive portrayal of both. The 2016 film sees a young woman and pickpocket hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress in a secret plot to defraud her, however, the two women begin to fall in love unexpectedly. Expect lots of intense closeups and heady sexual tension. — L’Oréal Blackett

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Elisa and Marcela


Given the thirst for romantic period dramas at the moment, Elisa and Marcela is definitely a must see. Set in 1901 Spain, it sees a young woman adopt a male identity to marry the woman she loves making this the first same-sex marriage in Spain. — L’Oréal Blackett

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White Girl


White Girl is a gritty love story which sees a destructive college student on the hunt for drugs in New York City. Starring Morgan Saylor as Leah, she eventually falls in love with Blue, a dealer, and the two get caught up in a whirlwind of lust and crime. — L’Oréal Blackett

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