The horizontal mambo between Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie in the 1973 thriller Don’t Look Now was so vivid that whispers got out claiming the two had really done the deed onscreen! On hearing this rumor, Julie’s main squeeze, Warren Beatty, ran to the set to demand they cut the footage, but they kept it in, seeing as it was one of the few memorable things in the damned thing.
Was that the most sizzling sex scene in screen history?
Or was it Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr getting jiggy on the beach in From Here To Eternity, not even caring about getting sand all over their waxed selves?
Mickey Rourke and Carre Otis in Wild Orchid–another supposedly real-looking sex encounter that grabbed headlines if not viewers?
Rourke, Kim Basinger, and the cling peaches in Nine Weeks, which robbed one and 1/2 hours from my life?
Hammy Marlon Brando beginning his fascination with butter in the steamy Last Tango In Paris?
Or the fateful one-night stand in Fatal Attraction, which scared millions into celibacy?