These ten hot Italian movies are just that -- hot, hot, hot! French films to be hot, Italy brings her fair share of sexiness to the big screen. For steamy romance, Italian-style, here are ten hot movies to keep in mind.

  1. “Two Nights With Cleopatra.” “Two Nights With Cleopatra,” originally called “Due notti con Cleopatra,” features one of the sexiest actresses of all time--Sophia Loren. The sultry actress plays both queen and slave girl in this hot Italian movie Paul Muller and Alberto Sordi also star in the film.

  2. “The 10th Victim.” “The 10th Victim,” or “La decima vittima,” is a 1965 Italian-French film. Based on a Robert Sheckley story, the film depicts a club where dangerous human hunts are organized. This hot science fiction thriller stars another actress known for her sexuality, Ursula Andress. Marcello Mastroianni and Elsa Martinelli are her co-stars.

  3. “Italian Sex.” With a name like “Italian Sex,” also known as “Sesso in testa,” what could be hotter? The 1974 sex comedy centers on a sexy grad student who poses as a prostitute as research for her college thesis. Pilar Velázquez, Mario Carotenuto, and Didi Perego star in the film.

  4. “The Key.” “The Key,” originally called “La chiave,” is a 1983 adult film. The erotic Italian drama centers on a married couple who read each other’s diaries and act out their sexual fantasies. The film stars Stefania Sandrelli and Frank Finlay.

  5. “Capriccio.” “Capriccio” is another erotic Italian drama. The 1987 adult film centers on a married couple who engage in sexual flings with their old lovers. Nicola Warren, Francesca Dellera, Luigi Laezza, and Andy J. Forest are the film’s stars.

  6. “The Voyeur.” “The Voyeur,” also called “L'uomo che guarda,” is also an adult movie. When a professor’s wife leaves him for someone else, he enjoys a series of sexual affairs with several different women. Katarina Vasilissa, Francesco Casale, and Cristina Garavaglia star in this 1994 sex drama. 

  7. “Malèna.” “Malèna” is a hot romantic drama produced in Italy in 2000. Set in WWII Italy, this hot movie centers on a beautiful widow who ignites a young boy’s sexual passions. Sexy Monica Bellucci stars in the film, which also features Luciano Federico and Giuseppe Sulfaro.

  8. “Manual Of Love.” “Manual Of Love 2," or "Manuale d'amore 2," is a 2007 Italian movie with four parts. The romantic chick-flick features Monica Bellucci in a very sexy wheelchair scene. Carlo Verdone and Riccardo Scamarcio also star in the film.

  9. “I Am Love.” “I Am Love,” originally titled “Io sono l'amore,” is a hot 2009 movie, a tragic love story about a rich, unhappily-married woman who starts a love affair with a younger man. The film stars Tilda Swinton, Edoardo Gabbriellini, and Flavio Parenti.

  10. “Nine.” “Nine” is a sexy Italian-American movie about a film director who has passionate romantic with several different women, including his wife, his mistress, and his muse. Penelope Cruz, the mistress, has the hottest scene in this 2009 film. Marion Cotillard and Daniel Day-Lewis also star in the film.