15 Behind-the-Scenes Facts About Movie and TV Sex

Pretending to do it for the cameras can be a nightmare.
15 Behind-the-Scenes Facts About Movie and TV Sex

Sex scenes are either the funniest, most risqué, or most boring parts of a film, depending on generally what kind of person you are and how close your mom is to catching what you're watching. But the fact is sex scenes are shot on a set just like any other part of the film (that isn't CGI), and that means real human beings have to pretend to snooch each other on film, while at least a handful of people hold lights, mics, and cameras increasingly close to their often naked and wet bodies. Sounds like the world's most niche fetish (which undoubtedly some actor has), but for all the rest it can be a nightmare. Here are some of the most interesting and weird ways sex works behind the scenes -- and hey, sometimes, the sex on-screen... it's just real. And even if it's not, there might be some other real sex going on behind the screen. For all your sex fact needs, see below.

Empty Sets

CRACKED.COM Sex scenes Sets are usually empty. Most sex scenes are shot with as few people as possible, to protect the performers' privacy (and keep anyone from taking video).

Sex Coordinator

CRACKED.COM Sex scenes Bridgerton There's a sex coordinator. Sex scenes (in this show and others) often have stunt or intimacy coordinators, to help with the choreography.

Source: Mamamia

French Girl

CRACKED.COM Sex scenes Titanic Draw me like one of your French girls. This was Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet's first scene together. Director James Cameron did the sketch himself.

Source: CBR

Game of Thrones

CRACKED.COM Sex scenes Game of Thrones Everyone hated the vile sex. Absolutely no one liked the violent or horrifying sex scenes in the show. Iwan Rheon, Ramsay Bolton's actor, called it the worst day of his career.

Blue is the Warmest Color

CRACKED.COM Sex scenes Blue is the Warmest Color The romance was less than sunny behind the scenes. The two leads stated they felt manipulated and hurt by how the director treated them. The director's been since accused of sexual assault, making this feel-good lesbian film just a bit more dour.

Source: Advocate


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