Hollywood has really been crushing it lately when it comes to making movies featuring sexy, confident assassins and hot romances. And if you're a bit stuck for what to watch on your next date night at home, these flicks are absolutely perfect. From Red Sparrow to A Star Is Born, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite recent steamy movies. These movies will make your body shiver with anticipation with their lurid plots and beautiful casts, so keep reading to see them all now.
Sparks fly between Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams in Disobedience. The Bleecker Street family drama follows the story of an estranged rabbi's daughter who returns to her hometown for her father's funeral and ends up falling for the wife of her father's protégé.
Kay Cannon, who's known for writing Pitch Perfect, makes her directorial debut in this raunchy sex comedy. In the movie, three parents find out about their teenage daughters' sex pact and make it their mission to stop the girls.
The female titans of comedy — Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen, and Candice Bergen — join forces for a feel-good story centered around sexual escapades in Book Club. They portray four friends in a 30-year-old book club who decide to follow their fantasies after reading Fifty Shades of Grey, because of course.
Adapted from Ian McEwan's novella, On Chesil Beach captures the tense romance between young newlyweds played by Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle. The two youngsters untangle what physical intimacy means in a relationship as they skirt around their first time together.
5Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Although it's mostly a fun, frothy musical, Mamma Mia 2 also gives us a healthy dose of sexual tension by way of yearning ABBA songs. It is, after all, about Donna's romantic romps with Sophie's dads in her younger days.
What's a proper rom-com without a dash of sexiness? While Crazy Rich Asiansmay mostly be sweet and wholesome at its core, there's no doubt that Henry Golding and Chris Pang give us a lot to look at during the movie's sizzling bachelor's party.
The Creedence Clearwater Revival version of "Proud Mary" is pretty great, but the soulful, fiery Ike and Tina Turner version of the song brings it to a whole new level. This thriller is the latter version. In Proud Mary, Taraji P. Henson plays Mary, a hitwoman whose life turns around when she meets a young boy. Oh, and the trailer features Billy Brown, who is none other than super fine Detective Nate Lahey from How to Get Away With Murder.
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8Fifty Shades Freed
Anastasia and Christian finally tie the knot in Fifty Shades Freed, but that doesn't mean they're out of steam to blow. If you're looking for some fun, sexy drama and a solid soundtrack, you don't have to look any further.
Jennifer Lawrence is an amazingly versatile actress whom we've seen in a range of different genres. This time, she stars in a spy thriller. In Red Sparrow, she plays a ballerina who becomes a "sparrow" — an assassin seductress for a Russian intelligence service. If you're looking for an action thriller with a sleek and sexy twist, this movie won't disappoint.
Ex Machina's Alicia Vikander brings to life the sultry and adventurous Lara Croft in this reboot of Tomb Raider. She looks hot, bothered, and ready to attack anyone who crosses her.
Anna Faris and Eugenio Derbez star in this remake of the classic romantic comedyOverboard. The original version features Goldie Hawn as a spoiled heiress who gets amnesia and falls for a carpenter played by Kurt Russell. Gender roles are reversed in this modern version: Derbez plays a spoiled playboy who gets amnesia and falls for Faris's character, a working-class mom.
In Deadpool 2, we see the mutant mercenary Domino played by Atlanta's Zazie Beetz lay on top of Deadpool. While that's only one small part of the film, it certainly speaks to the less-than-safe-for-work nature of the franchise.
Honestly, we can't wrap our heads around how ridiculously awesome this star-studded cast is! Ocean's Eight features an all-female cast including Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, and many more. Is there anything sexier than a band of strong, talented women organizing a heist at the New York Met Gala? Nope.
If you had a crush on Timothée Chalamet in Call Me By Your Name, you're going to be all about the steamy romantic thriller Hot Summer Nights that he stars in as a drug dealer. Needless to say, it looks pretty hot.
16A Simple Favor
Teen drama goddesses Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick star in this mystery flick as mothers who become friends through their young sons. Besides the insatiable thriller aspects, we also get steamy encounters between the leading ladies and, once again, Henry Golding.
Alongside Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga follows in the footsteps of Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand in a remake of the musical film A Star Is Born. In the story, an alcoholic former rock star helps a young singer navigate the music industry. Soon, a romance blooms between them.
Rami Malek shines as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. The trailer teases Mercury's romantic involvements with Mary Austin as well as a male lover by way of suggestive glances.
19Mary Queen of Scots
Power, betrayal, and lust — what more do you need in a drama about Queen Elizabeth and Mary, Queen of Scots? While the film focuses on the rivalry between the two most prominent women in English history, it isn't without its share of steamy romance, as evidenced by a sexy interaction between Elizabeth and her paramour in the trailer.
Flaunting chiseled abs, Jason Momoa will leave your heart smoldering in DC Comics's Aquaman. Donning a slinky green suit, his costar Amber Heard also looks badass as Mera.