It is true that movies tend to romanticize things and make even the most ordinary scenes look outstanding on big screen. Yet it is also true that directors and operators along with actors and designers manage to create absolutely mesmerizing and painstakingly intimate scenes that reveal the true beauty of human relationships. While reality may not be as dazzlingly hot as they make it look on screen, it is still interesting to watch what Hollywood considers to be ‘the ideal lovemaking scene’. Here are 10 of the hottest movie moments that focus on love and intimacy.
Being an almost classic chick flick, The Notebook depicts two characters with almost mind-blowing chemistry. Despite Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams hating each other on set, they got along just fine on screen. And more than that! The rain scene is one of the sauciest and hottest moments in the whole movie and is like a dream come true for millions of women (and men!). Ryan and Rachel ended up dating after the movie was finished.
This movie is still pegged as the most romantic film of all time, and we can’t but agree. Ghost is one of those oldies that depict a perfect chemistry between two people. It’s truly delightful to watch charming Patrick Swayze and young Demi Moore engage in one of the most iconic scenes that have ever been produced on screen. And while ‘getting busy’ behind a potter wheel might not be the dream of millions of women all around the world, it certainly did wonders for the movie.
Not many directors like to tap into the land of LGBT relationships because not many directors can get it right. Yet this is not the case with Brokeback Mountain. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger, the movie portrays forbidden love at its finest, with an array of gut-wrenching plot twists and turns that can make even the toughest viewer weep a little bit. When the two finally get it on, we experience a truly intimate and gentle scene filled with passion and strong emotions.
It’s always great to see real life lovers to get together on screen. Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Philippe were incredible at displaying true-to-life tension and more than just believable chemistry between their characters, Sebastian and Amanda. Together they portrayed what is known as the most famous cherry popping scene ever depicted on silver screen.
Hollywood always becomes uncertain when it comes to same-sex couples, yet LGBT-themed movies still emerge from time to time, giving us some of the most incredible intimate scenes of all time. The Wachowskis enlisted the help of a lesbian sexologist to get all the details right and portray the lives of two lesbians as close to reality as possible. And the fact that the chemistry between two main leads was mind-blowing didn’t hurt a bit.
Eyes Wide Shut
It’s always a bit different when real-life couples get to play together on screen. This is exactly what happened with Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. Although they stated their love life was nothing close to the things they had to do on screen, still, their portrayal of weird deviant and hot-as-hell relationships was more than just believable. Stanley Kubrick created a truly special movie with an abundance of steamy erotic scenes.
Don’t Look Now
This movie has one of the most controversial lovemaking scenes that have ever been released. The movie explores the psychology and relationships of two parents who have lost a child. While the director went into some really dark places in the movie, he also captured the intensity and rawness of the act itself, which aroused quite a bit of questions. Did Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland do it for real? We’ll never know for sure. But it is definitely among the most graphic and intimate scenes we’ve ever seen on big screen. And don’t forget it’s the 70s we’re talking about here!
Do the Right Thing
Spike Lee has created a magnificent movie that has stayed underrated for too long. Set in New York during a horrendous heat wave, it rises more than a few race and violence-related issues. Apart from that, it has one of the most sizzling intimate scenes ever created. The main character Mookie is going to his girlfriend’s house to cool down. It all turned into a lustful game involving ice and a lot of passion. It’s truly superb!
Darren Aranofsky has definitely created an incredibly intense and powerful ballet drama. With Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis playing the leading roles, the movie portrays the lives of ballet divas and all the hardships they go through every day. While Portman’s heroine begins to lose it (with a little help from Mila Kunis’ character), the events become more and more dramatic. The movie also showcases one of the steamiest scenes ever shot between Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis. It’s a scene of pure seduction and mesmerizing female sexuality brought to life by two gorgeous women. Many accuse Aranofsky of it being too male-oriented, but one thing we know for sure – it’s more beautiful than anything you’ve ever seen.