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8 Outlandish Sex Scenes in Movies

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They can be funny, they can be intense, they can be romantic. They can involve puppets, or multiple people, or pools. Cinema has been around for more than a century, and throughout the course of filmmaking history, skillful directors have elevated the sex scene to new heights. Here are some truly insane sex scenes that have pushed boundaries and titillated audiences throughout the years.

BLADE RUNNER 2049
Released: 2017
Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, and Mackenzie Davis
Fun fact: None of the characters in this scene were actual humans.

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CRANK
Released: 2006
Directed by: Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor
Actors: Jason Statham and Amy Smart
Fun fact: The extras' reactions to the scene? Totally real.

9 1/2 WEEKS
Released: 1986
Directed by: Adrian Lyne
Actors: Mickey Rourke and Kim Basinger
Fun fact: Basinger used a body double for all of her sex scenes.

SHAME
Released: 2011
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Actors: Michael Fassbender and Amy Hargreaves
Fun fact: The Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District is notorious for couples having sex against the floor-to-ceiling windows.

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LOVE
Released: 2015
Directed by: Gaspar Noé
Actors: Aomi Muyock, Karl Glusman, and Klara Kristin
Fun fact: The unsimulated sex scenes were inarguably more exciting during the film's 3D theatrical release.

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BLUE VALENTINE
Released: 2010
Directed by: Derek Cianfrance
Actors: Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams
Fun fact: The oral sex scene was so realistic that it earned the film an NC-17 rating—which Gosling himself appealed.

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR
Released: 2013
Directed by: Abdellatif Kechiche
Actors: Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos
Fun fact: One of the many sex scenes took ten days to shoot.

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OFFICE SPACE
Released: 1999
Directed by: Mike Judge
Actors: Gary Cole and Ron Livingston's brain
Fun fact: Those probably aren't Jennifer Aniston's feet.

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This story originally appeared on Esquire.com.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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