The 10 Sexiest Scary Movies of All Time (NSFW)

Who says you can't have sex with your scares?EXPAND
Who says you can't have sex with your scares?
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Horror movies and sexuality go together like peanut butter and jelly (or blindfolds and fuzzy handcuffs, depending on who you ask). Although there have been plenty of truly terrible nudity-laden slasher movies, there are also more than enough great ones to keep the combination alive for many movie-going generations to come.

With Halloween around the corner, we gathered 10 of our favorite sexy-scary movies that are all way better than Jennifer's Body.

Hell = raised.EXPAND
Hell = raised.
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Hellraiser
Long before your conservative neighbor was shutting her blinds to watch the latest 50 Shades Darker trailer, Hellraiser was showing the most extreme side of the BDSM world. Not only did Pinhead look like leather icon Rob Halford reincarnated as a spawn of Satan, but the entire film revolves around a skinless member of the undead and his affair with his sister-in-law. For the 1980s, that was about as sexually dark as things got onscreen.

American Psycho
Look, if you're going to get brutally murdered by a serial killer, you can only hope that the killer is as suave (and pleasantly nude) as Christian Bale in American Psycho. Beyond the gratuitous dude butt as Bale checks himself out in the mirror, there's also one of the most memorable threesomes in horror movie history and several other sexy moments over the course of the film. Even as bad as the loosely related American Psycho 2  was, they still tried to keep up the sexiness by casting Mila Kunis in the lead role.

From Dusk Till Dawn
Vampires often have some sexiness about them (more on that later), but it's usually in a bit of a classy or snobby setting like True Blood or American Horror Story: Hotel. From Dusk Till Dawn came around before Twilight turned vampires into sparkly, pretty things, and instead features some gruesome violence and sexuality in a Mexican strip club. Even if the bulk of the movie isn't terribly arousing, that Salma Hayek dance more than makes up for it.

Piranha 3D
Is Piranha 3D a great horror movie? Not by many people's standards, but it wasn't really supposed to be. After all, the entire film is loosely based on a spoof of Jaws from almost 40 years ago. What can't be denied is the gratuitous spring break-themed nudity in the blood-soaked waters, and the light yet gory tone that Snakes on a Plane tried to capture. Oh, and it was all filmed at Arizona's favorite lakeside debauchery spot, Lake Havasu.

Single White Female
Although Single White Female doesn't have the level of nudity or violent shock value we've come to expect from horror movies at this point, it certainly spins sexuality in a way that few horror movies have. Anyone who's had roommate trouble can appreciate the overarching theme of the movie, but few roommates will watch you bang it out through a crack in the door and hook up with your boyfriend after taking on your identity. 

 

Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino are pretty exceptional when it comes to sexy scares.EXPAND
Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino are pretty exceptional when it comes to sexy scares.
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Planet Terror
We already established with From Dusk Till Dawn that sexy horror genius is often the result of Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino teaming up. During Rodriguez's half of Tarantino's Grindhouse double feature, Fergie gets torn apart by zombies while on her way to rekindle a spark with Marley Shelton, and a go-go dancing Rose McGowan loses a leg before replacing it with a machine gun and becoming a scantily clad weapon.

Species
For some of us boys growing up in the mid-'90s, Species seemed like a must-watch horror movie just from seeing the cover during the weekly trip to Blockbuster. Something about Natasha Henstridge nude and semi-green on the shelves among all of the other horror movies just stood out, and the film itself ended up being one of the best sultry sci-fi flicks of the decade. It's literally a movie about a model-esque young woman running around Los Angeles killing people and trying to have a baby as fast as possible, which sounds exactly like something a teenager would come up with.

Hostel
What would happen if you crossed the level of gory personal deaths in Saw with some softcore porn? Well, you'd end up with one of Eli Roth's masterpieces. The entire first half of the movie is a nudity-filled European sex vacation flick with more nipples than you can count. Then, just as you're at peak arousal, someone gets their Achilles tendon cut, and you're stuck watching nothing but brutal murders for the next hour. There's a reason it's viewed as one of the best horror movies in recent memory.

Bram Stoker's Dracula
Remember what we said about vampire sex earlier? This is all the vampire sex you'll ever need in one movie.

Rocky Horror Picture Show
It's been making the bland and conservative uncomfortable for four decades, and thanks largely to its network television revival, Rocky Horror is getting some new life this fall. Unfortunately, Fox probably won't be quite as open to the copious amounts of sexuality as the 1975 original (although it seems like they'll have to keep a good portion of it if they want to stay true to the original at all). Dr. Frank N. Furter might be the most sexually complex character in the history of film, and we'll all certainly be interested to see how Laverne Cox puts her own spin on things.


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