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50 Sexiest Movie Moments

Rear Window (1954)

The Moment: Jimmy Stewart is woken up by a kiss. Not just any kiss – one from Grace Kelly herself.

Adjust Your Collar When: Stewart’s swooning after the kiss.

Thelma & Louise (1991)

The Moment: A star is born, as Brad Pitt pitches up as a thieving drifter who shows Geena Davis what she’s been missing in the bedroom all this time.

Adjust Your Collar When: Pitt and Davis do it on the dresser.

Secretary (2002)

The Moment: Edward (James Spader) admits that he loves his secretary, Lee (Maggie Gyllenhaal), and draws her a nice hot bath to prove it.

Adjust Your Collar When:
Post-bath, the two get down and make sweet, sweet love on a grass-covered bed.

Basic Instinct (1992)

The Moment: Sharon Stone’s raunchy novelist claws back control during a police interrogation by uncrossing her legs – to reveal she’s not wearing any panties.

Adjust Your Collar When: We get that lingering up-the-skirt shot.

From Here to Eternity (1953)

The Moment: Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr partake in one of the most iconic screen smooches ever as they lie in the sand, locked in a passionate embrace.

Adjust Your Collar When: “Nobody ever kissed me the way you do,” purrs Kerr.

Betty Blue (1986)

The Moment: Beatrice Dalle and Jean-Hugues Anglade engage in no-frills sex that’s as graphic as it is realistic.

Adjust Your Collar When: Dalle starts gnawing on Anglade’s shoulder.

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

The Moment: After pining for each other for months, Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger’s cowboys hurl themselves at each for a bone-crusher of a kiss.

Adjust Your Collar When: It’s clear Jake’s nose has nearly been broken. Love hurts, people.

The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)

The Moment: Michelle Pfeiffer wears a little red dress and purrs a super-sexy version of ‘Makin’ Whoopie’.

Adjust Your Collar When: Pfeiffer stretches herself out on the piano, while Jeff Bridges tinkles the ivories.

Unfaithful (2002)

The Moment: Connie (Diane Lane) is lunching with friends when Paul (Olivier Martinez) turns up and draws her into the toilet for a quickie.

Adjust Your Collar When: Connie’s dismal protests (“I have friends out there!”) are ignored and she’s pushed up against the stall door.

Mr & Mrs Smith (2005)

The Moment: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie bring the house down (literally) as they first attempt to kill each other, then give in and have sex instead. Really hot, angry sex.

Adjust Your Collar When: You imagine what Jennifer Aniston’s reaction to this scene was – especially as she was married to Pitt at the time of filming.