As people say, ‘sex sells’. And the saying holds true in the movie industry. It seems like every year, viewers are treated to a new breed of sex comedy films. We can’t blame them though. Viewers do consistently flock to these films.
While you’re waiting for the next batch to arrive, why not re-watch the classics again? Here are the 10 best sex comedy movies compiled and ranked for you.
10 Best Sex Comedy Movies of All Time
The Girl Next Door (2004)
It’s no surprise that this film became a cult classic among young men despite being slammed by critics for being too much like Risky Business.
The Girl Next Door (2004) shows what every teenage boy has probably fantasized about once in their life. A beautiful girl moves in next door. She shows you attention. You get along well. And oh, by the way, she’s also a porn star!? Critics are damned, that’s a good movie.
Euro Trip (2004)
Euro Trip (2004) is your classic teen comedy movie injected with tons of sex and, as the title suggests, a crazy trip to Europe.
The story goes– an American high school boy sets off with his friends to Europe so he can meet his hot German pen pal. Unfortunately, their trip goes less than well as they go on detours that turn crazier and crazier ending in a very controversial scene that involves the death of a Pope and the Papal conclave. Didn’t expect that in a sex comedy movie, did you?
Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
As you may have noticed, 2004 was a great year for sex comedy films.
Here we have the ultimate stoner adventure in Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (2004). If you’ve ever been a male college student in the mid-2000s and later, you know the story by now.
Two roommates, Harold and Kumar set out on an adventure to White Castle after being enchanted by a commercial one night when they got high. What follows is an hour and a half of driven sex scenes interjected between marijuana-induced hallucinations.
Risky Business (1983)
Risky Business (1983) is the film that shot Tom cruise to Hollywood stardom.
Here he plays a teen who turns his family’s home into a brothel in order to pay for his dad’s crashed Porsche and the ridiculously high bill he incurred for the services of an escort. Man is this film a warning to parents not to trust their teen to be left alone with the house for the while their own vacation. Never underestimate what a horny teenage boy can do in the name of sex.
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Famous for a bikini scene featuring the exquisite Phoebe Cates, Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) is definitely a cinematic wet dream. It’s your classic teen film with lots of sexual awakening and getting stoned.
Another notable thing about the film is that it is based on real events experienced by screenwriter Cameron Crowe when he went as an undercover reporter at the Clairemont High School in San Diego, California.
American Pie (1999)
Is there even anyone who hasn’t watched this iconic film yet?
The film is so influential it’s even infiltrated teen slang with terms like ‘Stiffler’s mom’ and ‘pie-fucking’ becoming popular among teens and college kids. American Pie (1999) is also credited for jumpstarting the second wave of sex comedy films with its story of four high school friends on a quest to lose their virginities.
It’s also famous for its abundance of next level raunchy and graphic sex scenes mixed with the comedic bits. Due to its popularity, it has spawned a couple of equally scandalizing sequels.
The Hangover (2009)
A group of male friends goes to Las Vegas to celebrate their friend’s last night as a bachelor. As expected, they get drunk and wasted. But upon waking up the next day they realize they probably had way too much fun than they should have given that the groom is missing from their hotel room.
What follows is a sex comedy film filled with male boorishness and demented humor. The film stars an ensemble of excellent comedic actors like Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, and Bradley Cooper.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
In the 40 Year Old Virgin (2005), Steve Carell plays quite literally a 40-year old virgin looking for love. The film has the perfect premise for a raunchy sex comedy movie with Carell’s character being helped by his coworkers to make up for lost time by fast-tracking his sexual awakening.
Despite its explicit nature, the film also works as an amazing and unique romantic comedy film told from the male perspective.
There’s Something About Mary (1999)
The challenge is finding a man who wouldn’t instantly fall in love with 90’s Cameron Diaz. So, this movie’s plot isn’t so far fetched.
Following the 90’s trend of gross-out comedy films, There’s Something About Mary (1999) features a lot of raunchy and highly graphic scenes with heavy sexual undertones.
It tells the story of Ted, played by Ben Stiller, a man who’s on a quest to find his failed high school romance in an attempt to woo her again. Unfortunately, he isn’t the only man charmed by Mary and so he must do everything to win her over.
The Graduate (1967)
How could we forget this 60s classic?
The Graduate (1967) holds an enduring influence among young men over the decades because of its extreme relatability.
In the film, we see Dustin Hoffman play Ben, the titular graduate, who begins an affair with an older woman and her daughter as he drifts through post-college life aimlessly.
It is also credited for being a genre-defining film as it was one of the first mainstream films to feature explicit sexual content.
What do you think about the movies on our list? Did you find your favorite sex comedy movie? Don’t hesitate to tell us your thoughts in the comments below.