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1.
The Ages of Lulu (1990)
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The story of a young woman's descent into the kinky and dangerous sexual underground in Madrid. (95 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
2.
Diary of a Nymphomaniac (2008)
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A chronicle of the life of a middle-class French girl's sexual adventures, her then fall into prostitution, and her ultimate redemption. (102 mins.)
 
3.
Henry & June (1990)
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In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding... (136 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
 
4.
American Beauty (1999)
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A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
 
5.
Cashback (2006)
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After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild. (102 mins.)
Director: Sean Ellis
 
6.
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
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A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him. (159 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
7.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
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Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture. (96 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
8.
Secretary (2002)
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A young woman, recently released from a mental hospital, gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer, where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one. (107 mins.)
 
9.
Lie with Me (2005)
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An outgoing, sexually aggressive young woman meets and begins a torrid affair with an equally aggressive young man in which their affair begins to bring a strain on their personal lives. (93 mins.)
Director: Clement Virgo
 
10.
Lolita (1997)
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A man marries his landlady so he can take advantage of her daughter. (137 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
 
11.
Q (2011)
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In a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people will be turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire. (103 mins.)
Director: Laurent Bouhnik
 
12.
Room in Rome (2010)
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A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls. (109 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
13.
Harem Suare (1999)
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As the Ottoman Empire comes to an end, an old servant spins a tale to keep the women in the Sultan's harem distracted... (125 mins.)
Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
 
14.
Gradiva (C'est Gradiva qui vous appelle) (2006)
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An orientalist professor researching Delacroix's North African work becomes entangled in an S&M waking dream in Morocco. (110 mins.)
 
15.
Shame (2011)
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A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Steve McQueen
 
16.
Adore (2013)
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A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons. (112 mins.)
Director: Anne Fontaine
 
17.
Lovelace (2013)
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The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life. (93 mins.)
 
18.
Graphic Sexual Horror (2009 Documentary)
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Graphic Sexual Horror takes a peek behind the terrifying facade behind the most notorious of bondage websites... (84 mins.)
 
19.
Kink (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary on fetish website Kink.com. (80 mins.)
Director: Christina Voros
 
20.
About Cherry (2012)
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A troubled young woman moves to San Francisco, where she becomes involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Elliott
 
21.
Showgirls (1995)
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Nomi, a young drifter, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become the top of the Vegas showgirls. (128 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
22.
Sleeping Beauty (2011)
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A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires. (101 mins.)
Director: Julia Leigh
 
23.
Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
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A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating. (117 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
24.
Venus in Fur (2013)
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An actress attempts to convince a director how she's perfect for a role in his upcoming production. (96 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
 
25.
Intimacy (2001)
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A failed London musician meets once a week with a woman for a series of intense sexual encounters to get away from the realities of life. But when he begins inquiring about her, it puts their relationship at risk. (119 mins.)
 
26.
Young & Beautiful (2013)
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After losing her virginity, Isabelle takes up a secret life as a call girl, meeting her clients for hotel-room trysts. Throughout, she remains curiously aloof, showing little interest in the encounters themselves or the money she makes. (95 mins.)
Director: François Ozon
 
27.
Going Under (2004)
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Peter, a married psychotherapist, and Suzanne, a professional dominatrix, have been engaged in an affair... (98 mins.)
Director: Eric Werthman
 
28.
A Werewolf Boy (2012)
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Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits the country cottage she lived in as a child. Memories of an orphan boy she knew 47 years ago come flooding back to her. (122 mins.)
Director: Sung-hee Jo
 
29.
Remedy (2013)
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A young woman must confront her physical and emotional boundaries as she enters the world of professional domination and submission. (120 mins.)
 
30.
Writer of O (2004 Documentary)
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Published in Paris in 1954, The Story of O was an immediate bestseller and literary scandal: an elegantly... (80 mins.)
Director: Pola Rapaport
 
31.
The Little Death (2014)
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The secret lives of five suburban couples living in Sydney reveal both the fetishes and the repercussions that come with sharing them. (96 mins.)
Director: Josh Lawson