Film and TV

American Horror Story: The 10 Best Sex Scenes (NSFW)

American Horror Story is meant to be scary and often succeeds in being so, but like any good horror movie, it shows a fair amount of sex between the scares. Recurring cast members Dylan McDermott, Lily Rabe, and Evan Peters all get in on the action time and time again, while single-use cast members like Lizzie Brochere and Chloe Sevigny spice it up in just one season. It's hard to classify these scenes as solely sexy, because usually something goes horribly wrong right after. If you haven't watched the show, know that this list has some sassy spoilers. You've been warned.

Moira the Maid Cleans Up

Moira, the mysterious maid who "came with the house" establishes herself pretty quickly in the first season as the main source of sexiness in the show. Her constant advances aimed at the married man of the house, played by McDermott, become more and more intense as the season goes on.

The Twist: She's unsolicitedly cleaning the blood of Ben's ex-lover after he murdered her.

Sister Mary Eunice Gets Seductive After finding red lingerie in the head nun's dresser drawer, Mary decides to do a little dance and sing Lesley Gore's "You Don't Own Me." While there isn't any sex per se in this scene, the sacrilege and sudden sense of empowerment and sexuality is pretty cool. You're sure to have that song stuck in your head for a week after watching it.

The Twist: She's possessed by Satan, thus the sudden affinity for stolen red lingerie.

Kit and Alma Get Busy

One of the few actually sweet and somewhat romantic sex scenes in this show goes to secretly married, scandalously biracial couple Kit and Alma. The world around them hates them for their love, but they're so into each other that they don't care.

The Twist: She's abducted by aliens (yes, aliens) shortly thereafter.



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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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