Sex scenes are nearly as old as movies themselves. In fact, one of the first films to be screened for the public debuted in and was called The Kiss. It was quite steamy for its time, featuring a full-on brushing of the lips, which, let us tell you, really riled up the modest-minded folks of the late 19th century. These days, a sex scene has to shock for us to consider it among the greatest sex scenes of all time.
As titillating as the phrase "full frontal nudity" may sound, baring it all on screen is not always a sexy endeavor. Truth be told, nudity can be as frightening for an audience as it is for the thespian tasked with dropping trou see The Shining. Then there's also the gender aspect to consider, the fact that women are more often the ones to bare it all, while shots of naked men on film, for whatever reason, consistently causes a stir. Going back to the Forgetting Sarah Marshall example. It's easy to recall how often the movie became known for that Jason Segel dick scene in the first act. But if a man appears erect on film, for example, it can cause a whole rating scandal. That's why you're mostly unlikely to see it in mainstream cinema.
By Connie Rusk For Mailonline. Alicia Vikander strips off in racy sex scenes of her latest film Earthquake Bird. It comes as Alicia revealed she films all of her raunchy scenes in just one take so as to keep things 'technical'. Steamy: Alicia Vikander strips off in racy sex scenes of her latest film Earthquake Bird. In one still Alicia provocatively removed her white lace bralet, while in another she and boyfriend Teji get steamy under the covers.
Make them too steamy and you run the risk of veering into porn territory. Hold back and your leads may end up looking like cold fish. Out Of Sight was the film which introduced many to the talents of Jennifer Lopez and cemented George Clooney as a bona-fide movie star, and this sizzling sex scene undoubtedly played a big part. Heavily inspired by the above, this particular scene intercuts the impossibly attractive couple — playing a federal agent and bank robber, respectively — during a flirtatious bar-room encounter with effortlessly sexy footage of them undressing and then writhing around. The fact that both parties are on opposite sides of the law only makes the whole thing even more titillating.