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The 10 Best Movies About Porn

From behind-the-scenes dramas to shocking true stories, these are the kind of porn movies you won't be embarrassed to watch.
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Let's just come out with it: Porn is pretty exciting. Don't be ashamed! Pornography is so universal, something that pretty much everyone has experienced in some form or another, that it's no surprise the subject has received the big-screen treatment over and over again. From behind-the-scenes dramas to the shocking true stories about adult entertainers, here are 10 porn movies you won't be embarrassed to watch. 

10| Don Jon 


Joseph Gordon-Levitt's New Jersey meathead battles a porn addiction in an effort to overcome his intimacy issues.

9| Starlet 


An unlikely friendship forms between an 85-year-old named Sadie and a 21-year-old named Jane, the latter of which is an up-and-coming adult film star.

8| Orgazmo 


A nice Mormon boy finds himself becoming the titular porno superhero in South Park co-creator Trey Parker's cult comedy.

7| Zack and Miri Make a Porno 


Two down-on-their-luck best friends come up with an enterprising way to pay the rent—even if it tests their friendship in ways they never expected.

6| King Cobra 


Gay porn star Brent Corrigan is caught in the middle of a murder plot when two producers try to steal him from his exclusive contract in this movie based on a true story.

5| Humpday 


Two straight friends find themselves in a pickle when they essentially dare themselves to make an amateur gay porn.

4| Hardcore 


A Midwestern businessman sees his world shattered when he discovers that his missing daughter has turned up in a dirty movie.

3| Star 80 


Mariel Hemingway stars as Dorothy Stratten in the tragic story of the Playboy model's rise to fame.

2| The Girl Next Door 


What happens when a former porn star moves in next door? You definitely try to get her to go to prom with you.

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1| Boogie Nights 


Paul Thomas Anderson's ensemble-driven epic follows a well-endowed young man as he becomes a porn star in the late '70s.

This story originally appeared on Esquire.com. Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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