The 10 hottest love scenes ever filmed helped to make their movies successful and popular. When a love scene is done in good taste, it can add a great deal to a movie and its popularity. Take a look at the list of the ten hottest movie love scenes ever made, and you can add these classic films to your movie collection.

  1. "The Way We Were" (1973). Back when Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford were at their peak, the made the movie "The Way We Were" (1973). Some would say that Redford and Streisand became sexier with age, but their love scene in this movie definitely ranks as one of the ten hottest movie love scenes ever.

  2. "Titanic" (1997). One of the sexiest parts of the love scene between Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in "Titanic" (1997) was how forbidden it was. The two knew that they would be in trouble if they were ever caught, but yet they let their emotions get the best of them. This is one steamy scene that belongs in the list of ten hottest movie love scenes ever.

  3. "The Blue Lagoon" (1980). Brooke Shields was already a sex symbol before she made the movie "The Blue Lagoon" (1980), but her love scene with Christopher Atkins helped make Shields even more famous. This entry in the list of ten hottest movie love scenes is in a primal setting and has a blunt honesty about it that makes it that much more interesting to watch.

  4. "Risky Business" (1983). It is impossible to count down the ten hottest movie love scenes ever and not include the sex scene in "Risky Business" (1983) between Tom Cruise and Rebecca De Mornay. This was much more interesting to the guys in the audience than Tom Cruise dancing around in his underwear. It also helped to launch Cruise's career as a sex symbol.

  5. "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (2005). The best part about the lovemaking scene in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (2005) between Steve Carrell and Catherine Keener is that it is tasteful, funny and hot. The whole movie leads up to this scene, and when it is over Carrell's character feels so uplifted that he breaks out into a show tune.

  6. "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (2005). It is difficult to keep a love scene between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt off the list of the ten hottest movie love scenes ever. So, rather than fight it, "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" (2005) are placed on the list. It definitely is one of the steamiest love scenes ever filmed.

  7. "A History of Violence" (2005). There are two scenes in "A History of Violence" (2005) that could be on the list of the ten hottest movie love scenes ever. But the one that makes it is the stairway scene between Maria Bello and Viggo Mortensen. It is intense, sexy and something that you cannot take your eyes off.

  8. "Wild Things" (1998). The bonus about the sex scene in "Wild Things" (1998) is that it is a three-way between Denise Richards, Neve Campbell and Matt Dillon that goes on for quite a while. Once you see this particular scene, it is something you will never forget.

  9. "Monster's Ball" (2001). Many of the guys that saw the movie "Monster's Ball" (2001) may not remember the plot, but they definitely remember the sex scene between Billy Bob Thornton and Halle Berry. This entry on the list of the ten hottest movie love scenes was furious and intense.

  10. "9 1/2 Weeks" (1986). Mickey Rourke has done a lot of steamy scenes in his career, but the scene with Kim Basinger in "9 1/2 Weeks" (1986) is one of this best. The fact that Basinger is blindfolded for much of the first part of the scene adds a whole new dimension to it as well.