Sexual tension movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sexual tension movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, erotic, serious, sexual and suspense films and TV shows about / with sexual tension, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, couples, sex scene, relationships, love and romance, sex, pubic hair and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sexual tension: Call Me by Your Name (2017), Adore (2013), Kill Your Darlings (2013), Basic Instinct (1992), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), The Beguiled (2017), Brickleberry (2012), The Blonde One (2019), 365 Days (2020), The Devil's Whore (2008).

List of sexual tension movies

Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, homoerotic, disturbing ...
Plot: gay, summer, first love, lgbt, gay teenager, gay relationship, gay love, teenage boy, sexual tension, gay romance, homosexuality, homosexual ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
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Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, older woman younger man sex, mother son relationship, sexual relations, lust, infidelity, sexual tension, fall in love, beach, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: poet, obsession, sexual tension, youth, friendship, mental illness, friends, gay, student life, murder, lifestyle, bohemian life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 2005, post world war two ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, hot and sexy, murder, sexual relations, sex, seduction, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, obsession, sex addict, manipulation, dying during sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, contemplative, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: master and servant, painter, maid, art, painting, sexual tension, fall in love, jealousy, new job, artist, society, small town ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: holland, europe, netherlands
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The Beguiled (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in ...
Style: sexy, gothic, suspense, romantic, psychotronic
Plot: girls' school, seduction, sexual tension, southern belle, amputee, union soldier, american civil war, american south, girls' boarding school, confederate soldier, rage, teacher ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia
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Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: not serious, entertaining, absurd, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, park ranger, workplace situations, dysfunctional character, workplace, sexual tension, in the woods, talking animals, friendship, satire, lesbian, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Blonde One (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Womanising Juan must quickly find a flatmate after his brother moves out. In moves Gabriel (the blonde of the title), Juan's stoic and very handsome co-worker, who is recently widowed and struggling to support his young daughter. What starts ...
Style: erotic, bleak, surprise ending, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay love, lust, male nudity, homosexuality, homosexual, homoeroticism, gay erotica, sexual tension ...
Place: argentina
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365 Days (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Laura, in order to save her relationship from falling apart, goes to Sicily, where she meets Massimo. A dangerous man, the head of a mafia family, kidnaps her and gives 365 days to love him.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: sex scene, lust, sex, kidnapped woman, erotica, rich man poor woman, passion, oral sex, abduction, male nudity, strong sexual content, mature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sicily, italy, warsaw poland
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The Devil's Whore (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, epic, stylized
Plot: sexual tension, political unrest, treason, revolution, civil war, battles, rebellion, state affairs, betrayal, husband wife relationship, parliament, throne ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, london
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No Strings Attached (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?
Style: sexy, sexual, romantic, sweet, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: casual sex, love and romance, sex, sexual attraction, couples, sexual relations, best friends in love, opposites attract, love story, couple relations, fall in love, sexual tension ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, hawaii, california
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The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, twist ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, manipulation, murder, rejection, sexual tension, friendship, jealousy, manipulations, envy, secret identity, yacht ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy, naples italy ...
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Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, artsy, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: orgy, erotic thriller, strong sexual content, sexuality, explicit sex, sex, sex party, human nature, sex orgy, disguise, lust, sacrifice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, seattle washington ...
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Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, ...
Style: suspense, intense, twists and turns, exciting, tense ...
Plot: heist, perfect crime, bank robbery, master criminal, hostage, hostage situation, professor, thief, criminal heroes, stockholm syndrome, plot twist, planning ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.
Style: twists and turns, witty, sexy, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: art thief, cons and scams, perfect crime, businessman, art collector, cat and mouse, strong female lead, billionaire, stolen painting, museum, famous painting, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
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Queer as Folk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay relationship, gay, gay love, lgbt, homosexual, homosexuality, gender, gay sex, gay teenager, age difference, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Revolving around a group of twentysomething singles as they navigate the difficult, sometimes rewarding, often confusing world of dating. Loyal and devoted to one another, these friends are never too busy to help a member of the group who might be ...
Style: not serious, sexy, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: sexual tension, group of friends, friendship, couples, womanizer, looking for sex, love and romance, lifestyle, best friends, casual sex, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Eyes Wide Open (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautifully affecting love story that has rightly earned comparisons to Brokeback Mountain, Haim Tabakman's potent yet impeccably restrained tale has won awards and accolades at film festivals the world over. Aaron, a pillar in ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, closeted homosexual, gay relationship, gay love, forbidden love, sexual tension, first gay sexual experience, rabbi, love and romance, love affair, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, jerusalem
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Sexual Tension: Volatile (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Have you ever met someone who made your body heat up, get a little nervous and sweaty, and made your crotch stir a bit? Sexual Tension: Volatile will reignite those lustful feelings as it weaves six scintillating experiences of men in various stages ...
Style: homoerotic, anthology, touching, erotic, captivating
Plot: homoeroticism, gay, sexual tension, gay crush, intimacy, sexual arousal, lust, sexual fantasy, friendship, male nudity, cousin cousin relationship, flirting ...
Place: argentina
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House on the Rocks (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elena, the wife of a very rich man, spends the summer on an island in the Aegean Sea, doing archaeological research. One day her son comes to visit her son from her first marriage. The sea, the sun, the shepherds with ancient half-lingual rites, a ...
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, eroticism, older woman younger man sex, stepmother, sexual tension, manipulative woman, nude bathing, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, jealousy, voyeurism, teenage boy ...
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Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, sexual pleasure, love affair, sex scene, manipulations, love and romance, destructive relationship, love triangle, forbidden love, beefcake ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
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Friends with Benefits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of ...
Style: sexy, romantic, sexual, light, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love and romance, sexual relations, sexual activity, looking for sex, casual sex, friends, friendship, love, sex scene, fall in love, flirting, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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Curiosa (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A passionate love story set against a backdrop of sexual freedom, loosely based on the relationship between 19th century authors Pierre Loüys and Marie de Régnier
Style: sexy, atmospheric, emotional, tragic, controversial ...
Plot: cheating wife, erotica, cuckold, strong sexual content, female nudity, bohemian life, husband wife estrangement, horny wife, love and romance, adultery, sexual tension, art ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france
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Tell Me You Love Me (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tell Me You Love Me is an American cable television drama series that premiered on HBO and on The Movie Network on September 9, 2007. The series was created by Cynthia Mort and originally conceived as Sexlife. The pilot episode was produced and ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, talky, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lust, therapist, seduction, marital problem, sexual tension, romance, sexual relations, couple relations, psychologist, couples, young lovers, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Transsiberian (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: travel, murder, train, tourist, crime, couples, train travel, train ride, crimes, sexual tension, dishonesty, marital problem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, china, siberia, moscow russia
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Pan Am (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Pan Am is an American period drama television series created by writer Jack Orman. Named for the iconic Pan American World Airways, the series features the pilots and stewardesses of the airline as it operated in the early 1960s at the beginning of ...
Style: stylized, sentimental, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: stewardess, pilot, airport, airline, airplane, workplace problem, sexual tension, workplace, boss, passenger, coworker, new job ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, paris france
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Young & Hungry (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Two worlds collide when Josh, a wealthy young tech entrepreneur, meets Gabi, a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Gabi is desperate for the job and must prove herself, mostly to Josh's aide, who prefers a famous chef ...
Style: feel good, sitcom, humorous, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: workplace, cooking and food, chef, employer employee relationship, female protagonist, businessman, gay couple, housekeeper, sexual tension, cooking, female friendship, friendship between women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
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Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, touching, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lovers, explicit sex, coming of age, lgbt, sexuality, first love, gender, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
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Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, fall in love, love affair, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: germany
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Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, sexy, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, homosexual, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, gay romance, first gay sexual experience, gay slur, gay sex, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, wyoming, texas, new york, mexico
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