I posted before about "real sex" in mainstream movies [Real sex in mainstream movies and Mainstream Movies Featuring Real Sex]. This time it's a selection the best explicit sex scenes in mainstream movies featuring celebrities, actresses and famous stars.
The movies and the celebrities:
Requiem for a Dream with Jennifer Connelly
Monster's Ball with Halle Berry
I Want You with Rachel Weisz
Irréversible with Monica Bellucci [the post thumbnail]
Before The Devil Knows Youre Dead with Marisa Tomei
Killing Me Softly with Heather Graham
Basic Instinct with Jeanne Tripplehorn
Thursday with Paulina Porizkova
See the videos after the JUMP!
1. Requiem for a Dream (2000) by Darren Aronofsky. With Jennifer Connelly
Requiem for a Dream is a 2000 drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Marlon Wayans and Jennifer Connelly. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Hubert Selby, Jr., with whom Aronofsky wrote the screenplay. Burstyn was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance. The film was screened out of competition at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival.
2. Monster's Ball (2001) by Marc Forster. With Halle Berry
Monster's Ball is a 2001 American romantic drama film directed by Marc Forster and written by Milo Addica and Will Rokos. The film stars Billy Bob Thornton as a racist prison-guard, Halle Berry as a woman whose husband is on death row, and Heath Ledger as Thornton's son. Berry won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance.
3. I Want You (1998) by Michael Winterbottom. With Rachel Weisz
I Want You is an 1998 English crime film directed by Michael Winterbottom. Plot: Martin (Nivola) is an ex-convict who returns home and finds that Helen (Weisz), his former girlfriend is involved with someone else. Despite this, he pursues her.
4. Irréversible (2002) by Gaspar Noé. With Monica Bellucci
Irréversible is a 2002 French drama film written and directed by Gaspar Noé, starring Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel and Albert Dupontel. The film employs a non-linear narrative and follows two men as they try to avenge a brutally raped girlfriend.
5. Before The Devil Knows Youre Dead (2007) by Kelly Masterson. With Marisa Tomei
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead is a 2007 crime drama written by Kelly Masterson and directed by Sidney Lumet, his last feature film before he died in 2011. The film stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Marisa Tomei, and Albert Finney. The title comes from the Irish saying: "May you be in heaven a full half-hour before the devil knows you're dead." The film unfolds non-linearly, repeatedly going back and forth in time, with some scenes are shown from various points of view.
6. Killing Me Softly (2002) by Chen Kaige. With Heather Graham
Killing Me Softly is a 2002 American erotic thriller directed by Chen Kaige and starring Heather Graham and Joseph Fiennes. Based on the novel by Nicci French (pen name of Nicci Gerrard and Sean French), it introduces several substantial changes to the story and focuses heavily on the intense sexual relationship between the two lead characters, including several nude scenes.
7. Basic Instinct (1992) by Paul Verhoeven. With Jeanne Tripplehorn
Basic Instinct is a 1992 American erotic thriller film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Joe Eszterhas, and starring Sharon Stone and Michael Douglas.
8. Thursday (1998) by Skip Woods. With Paulina Porizkova
Thursday is a 1998 American crime/thriller/black comedy movie written and directed by Skip Woods.