15 Romantic Movies Guaranteed To Get You In The Mood

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Looking to introduce a little sizzle and spice things up in the bedroom and watch movies to get you in the mood on a Saturday Night (or Sunday ... or Monday night?).

Movie night doesn't always have to be a PG-rated affair. In fact, the best romantic films to watch are those that seem practically made to encourage a little real-life lovin' (and spark some new foreplay ideas of your own).

If you need some examples of movies to set the mood on Netflix, Hulu, and all your other favorite streaming platforms, allow us to suggest this list of the best, most romantic drama movies with sex scenes practically guaranteed to reignite the passion in your relationship between you and your partner.

Let's put it this way — you probably won't find out how these movies end while you Netflix and chill.

Here are some of the best romantic movies to get you in the mood!

1. Match Point (2005)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 77%

The sexual tension between the ever-sultry Scarlett Johansson and heartthrob Jonathan Rhys Meyers is enough to make you and your partner throw in the towel after 15 minutes.

Woody Allen definitely got it right casting these two as a struggling American actress and a tennis pro whose fire is too hot to handle.

Where to watch: Vudu

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2. Someone Great (2019)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 83%

This movie might be about a breakup, but that doesn't mean there are some scenes that get your blood pumping and your heart racing while watching with your partner. 

There's plenty of sexy moments between Gina Rodriguez and LaKeith Stanfield to get you in the mood.

Where to watch: Netflix

3. Unfaithful (2002)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 50%

If you haven't had a chance to take in the on-screen chemistry between the gorgeous Diane Lane and Olivier Martinez, you must!

The sweat-drenched sex scenes shared by these two — in addition to their tantalizing, fully clothed flirt sessions — are bound to leave both you and your partner breathless.

Where to watch: HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video

4. Secretary (2002)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 77%

Into the Fifty Shades of Grey thing? This 2002 tale of a dominant man and his submissive secretary was a precursor to that phenomenon and is just as (if not more) salacious.

The smugly sexy James Spader takes on a young, seemingly innocent Maggie Gyllenhaal in a film that strikes just the right balance of lust and levity.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

5. Yes, God, Yes (2019)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 93%

This movie brings you back to when you were a teenager and you felt all the feelings in puberty, especially the craving for sex. Therefore, this movie is perfect to get you in the mood because it does a great job of showcasing the yearn and sexual tension you experience when liking someone through a catholic school girl. 

Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video

6. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 92%

This Mexican road-trip drama is known to be one of the best movies about sex and love even if it wasn't rated when it eventually released in the U.S.

Add two smokin' hot actors into the mix and one sizzling lead actress, and you practically have a recipe for sex. Oh, and it was an Oscar nominee to boot.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

7. Titanic (1997)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 89%

Yes, it's long, but it's worth the wait — we promise. When you make it through a three-and-a-half-hour epic that's as sexy as Titanic is, you won't be able to keep your hands off each other. Especially when you take into account just how fleeting each moment is.

And you'll never look at the parked car in your garage the same way again.

Where to watch: Hulu and Amazon Prime Video with a Starz subscription

8. Dirty Dancing (1987)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 69%

This movie might be the hottest foreplay-flick on the list. As the sexual tension between Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze heats up, your desire for each other will, too.

You may even be inspired to try some dirty dancing of your own.

Where to watch: Hulu and Amazon Prime Video with a Cinemax subscription

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9. Newness (2017)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 71%

Does online dating actually work out? At least for sex it always does. This movie goes through the story of a new couple going out on dates and making love. It's an easy turn-on. 

Where to watch: Netflix

10. Bull Durham (1988)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 97%

Move over, Mrs. Robinson: Susan Sarandon is the ultimate cougar. May-December romances don't get sexier than this.

A dominant woman? Hot. Baseball uniforms? Hotter. Going for a home run of your own after the credits? Hottest.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

11. Casablanca (1942)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 99%

When it comes to Hollywood classics, Casablanca will always rise to the top. This film has all the trappings of a truly romantic tale: unrequited love, exotic foreign locales, and memorable quotes you'll recognize even if you haven't seen it.

"Here's looking at you, kid."

Where to watch: HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video

12. 365 Days (2020)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 0%

This is one of the best erotic thrillers you might see as "365 days" is filled with sex and lust. This love story follows a kidnapped woman who falls in love with her kidnapper and a crazy whirlwind romance, unlike anything you've seen before.

If this doesn't get you in the mood I don't know what will. 

Where to watch: Netflix

13. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 60%

Keeping up with the Joneses? More like keeping up with the Smiths. Or the (former) Jolie-Pitts.

This romantic comedy includes heart-racing action sequences to heart-racing lovemaking, and trust us, it packs heat. We can't think of another married couple that inspires us to use every inch of our homes quite like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie do.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

14. Ghost (1990)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 74%

When a movie can make something like pottery class a turn-on, it gets a spot on our list.

Maybe more therapists should recommend it to couples who need to reconnect because Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze have us convinced (and he's the titular ghost!).

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

15. Malcolm & Marie (2021)

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 58%

If you thought Zendaya had great chemistry with Zac Efron in "The Greatest Showman," think again because in "Malcolm and Marie," you can see the passion and love that she brings to the screen.

Sex, love, fighting, and all the frustrations are explored in this movie with Zendaya and John David Washington. The couple has explosive chemistry that will for sure get you in the mood. 

Where to watch: Netflix

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Ashleigh Schmitz Morley is the branded content director for SheKnows and StyleCaster, specializing in celebrity and entertainment coverage, as well as women’s lifestyle topics. Her work has been featured in Esquire, Men's Health, Parade, InStyle, and MTV to name a few.