If you like to watch foreign films with steamy love scenes, check out these ten best Italian sexy movies. Granted, some of them are chick flicks. But keep in mind, Italian chick flicks are much sexier than their American counterparts. Some award-winning feature films and a few adult movies also appear on this list of sexy Italian movies.

“Capriccio.” “Capriccio” is an erotic 1987 Italian drama. This adult movie centers on a married couple who seek out their old lovers for another sexual fling. The film stars Nicola Warren, Francesca Dellera, Andy J. Forest, and Luigi Laezza.

“I Am Love.” “I Am Love,” originally titled “Io sono l'amore,” is a 2009 romantic drama produced in Italy. The tragic love story tells of a wealthy, but unhappy, woman in Milan who begins a passionate love affair with a younger man. Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, and Edoardo Gabbriellini star in the film.

“Italian Sex.” “Italian Sex,” originally titled “Sesso in testa,” is a popular 1974 Italian sex comedy. The film centers on a sexy grad student who poses as a prostitute to conduct sociological research for her thesis. The film stars Pilar Velázquez, Didi Perego, and Mario Carotenuto.

“The Key.” “The Key,” originally titled, “La chiave,” is an erotic Italian movie from 1983. The story centers on a married couple who read each other’s diary entries, which leads to myriad sexual encounters. Frank Finlay, Stefania Sandrelli, and Franco Branciaroli star in this adult film.

“Malèna.” “Malèna” is a steamy 2000 romantic drama. Set in Italy during World War II, the story tells of a young woman whose physical beauty enflames the sexual awakenings of adolescent boys. This sexy movie stars Monica Bellucci, Giuseppe Sulfaro, and Luciano Federico. Watch a clip right here.

“Manuale d'amore 2.” “Manuale d'amore 2,” also known as “Manual Of Love 2,” is an Italian movie consisting of four episodes. More romantic than sexy, the 2007 film does contain a steamy wheelchair scene. Carlo Verdone, Monica Bellucci, and Riccardo Scamarcio star in the film.

“Nine.” “Nine” is an Italian-American romantic comedy about a famous film director. During the course of the film, he engages in dramatic relationships with a number of women--his wife, his mistress, his muse and more. Penelope Cruz, in the role of mistress, has the sexiest scene in this 2009 movie. Daniel Day-Lewis and Marion Cotillard also star in the film.

“The 10th Victim.” “The 10th Victim,” originally titled “La decima vittima,” is a 1965 Italian-French film based on a Robert Sheckley story. It tells of a club where human hunts are organized--and members are both hunters and prey. The action-packed sci-fi thriller stars Marcello Mastroianni, Elsa Martinelli, and a very sexy Ursula Andress.

“Two Nights With Cleopatra.” “Two Nights With Cleopatra,” originally titled “Due notti con Cleopatra,” is a classic sexy movie from Italy. The 1953 comedy-drama stars the sultry Sophia Loren in dual roles--that of the Nile queen, and of a beautiful slave girl who takes her place. Alberto Sordi and Paul Muller are Loren’s co-stars in the film.

“The Voyeur.” “The Voyeur,” originally titled “L'uomo che guarda,” is an erotic movie produced in Italy. A professor, whose wife left him for another man, engages in a number of sexcapades with several beautiful women. This 1994 sex drama stars Katarina Vasilissa, Francesco Casale, and Cristina Garavaglia.