Jump to navigation Jump lightskin sex search This article is about sex in mainstream film. For pornographic films, see Pornographic film. Sex in film is the inclusion of a presentation in a film of sexuality. Since the development of the medium, inclusion in films of any form of sexuality has been controversial.
Some films containing sex scenes have been criticized by religious groups or have been banned or the subject of censorship by governments, or both. In countries with a film rating system, films containing sex scenes typically receive a restricted classification. Love scenes, erotic or not, have been presented in films since the silent era of cinematography. A pornographic film, on the other hand, is a sex film which does not usually claim any artistic merit. Sex scenes have been presented in many genres of film, although there are some in which is rare.