Kate Winslet‘s steamy handprint sliding down the window, Julia Roberts on top of a piano, Ryan Gosling shirtless and very, very wet. Whether they’re realistic or totally over-the-top, a good movie sex scene is something that no one can deny they love, especially the ridiculously romantic ones with rising music and tension-filled backstories. And since they’re always fun to relive and look at (many, many times), we’ve rounded up some of the sexiest encounters in movie history for your viewing, um, pleasure. Keep reading to see them all now, but prepare to need a major cooldown when you’re done.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes, Margaret Cullum, Tara Block, and Lisa Pearce