Basic Instinct you might've been able to predict, but what about American Pie? When good girl Annette finally decides to give up her precious, Seventeen -magazine-lauded virginity to bad-boy-with-a-good-heart Sebastian, it's the moment when everything changes. Sure, she's lost her V-card, but she's saved the guy. And what's more romantic—or empowering—than that? Basic Instinct features one of the most raw, and borderline scary, sex scenes in film.
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There's a balance between the awkwardness of exploring new things and the palpable chemistry between them. Most important, though, is the clear trust that develops between them and the way the movie avoids the male gaze of all too many sex scenes involving women. What makes a movie sex scene empowering for women?
Before HBO and Netflix, you didn't have many options if you wanted to watch a no-holds-barred, graphic, sexy sex scene. But the age of streaming changed all that, and now not only can you watch literally any kind of sex scene you want, whenever you want, you can also catch some down-and-dirty sex on your favorite TV shows Friends would never! Sex is a normal, healthy, essential part of being a human in this world, and it's only right that some of the best TV shows out there reflect that.