Sex And Sexuality

How I rated a particular film and a link to the IMDB profile can be found in the full list.


Forbidden Fruit: Great Films about Lust

  1. In the Cut
  2. Double Indemnity
  3. Lolita
  4. The Piano
  5. The Postman Always Rings Twice
  6. Streetcar Named Desire
  7. Unfaithful

“All You Need is Love”: Great Films about Unconventional Romantic Relationships

  1. Coming Home
  2. Harold and Maude
  3. Heavenly Creatures
  4. Midnight Cowboy
  5. The Night Porter
  6. The Oranges

The World’s Oldest Profession: Fine Films about Prostitution

  1. American Gigolo
  2. Klute
  3. Midnight Cowboy
  4. Mona Lisa
  5. Nights of Cabiria

The Mating Game: Depressing Films about Dating

  1. Alfie
  2. Looking for Mr. Goodbar
  3. Marty
  4. Roger Dodger
  5. Sea of Love
  6. Your Friends and Neighbors

 The Dress Makes the Man: Great Films about Transvestites and Transsexuals

  1. Cabaret
  2. Ed Wood
  3. The Crying Game
  4. Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  5. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  6. Some Like it Hot

The boys (and girls) in the band: Great Films featuring Gay Themes

  1. Advise and Consent
  2. Bobby’s Girl
  3. Bound
  4. Boys Don’t Cry
  5. Butley
  6. Compulsion
  7. Cruising
  8. Diabolique (1955)
  9. Edward II
  10. The Fox
  11. Fried Green Tomatoes
  12. Heavenly Creatures
  13. Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  14. High Art
  15. In and Out
  16. The Kids Are All Right
  17. The Killing of Sister George
  18. Lawrence of Arabia
  19. The Opposite of Sex
  20. Pascali’s Island
  21. Rope
  22. Streamers
  23. The Talented Mr. Ripley

“You want me to do WHAT?!”: Great Films Featuring Disturbing Sex Scenes

  1. Bad Timing
  2. Blue Velvet
  3. Crash (1996)
  4. Dead Ringers
  5. Equus
  6. Luna
  7. The Night Porter
  8. North Dallas Forty
  9. Secretary

Hurt So Good: Sadomasochism and Storytelling

  1. Bad Timing
  2. Belle de Jour
  3. Bitter Moon
  4. Blue Velvet
  5. Crash (1996)
  6. The Night Porter
  7. Quills
  8. Secretary
  9. The Servant