20 Best Erotic Thrillers on Netflix Right Now (2022)

20 Best Erotic Thrillers on Netflix Right Now (2022) – A lot of movies educate us that sex can be both thrilling and hazardous. If done well, erotic romance and spine-tingling adrenaline can be the perfect combo. Most erotic thrillers, on the other hand, are just porn with a somewhat more fascinating plot, although a handful manage to explore the true possibilities of this sub-genre.

While most sexual thrillers have their own set of tropes, some have incredibly distinct narratives. These are the films that are a little more self-aware than the other drab and oppressive depictions of sex. Keeping this in mind, we’ve created a list of some of the best films from this subgenre. Here’s a list of incredibly good erotic thriller movies on Netflix that you can watch right now. There are sex thrillers and adult erotic thrillers on the list.

White Girl (2016)

‘White Girl,’ directed by Elizabeth Wood, is a wonderfully dark drama replete with sensuality, suspense, and social critique. Leah (Morgan Saylor) and her buddy Katie move to Ridgewood, Queens. One night while looking for marijuana, she runs across Blue (Brian Marc), a cocaine dealer. She and Blue buy a kilo of cocaine from his supplier after realizing the profit they can earn by selling his goods to mostly white consumers. However, Blue is arrested, and Leah is now on her own to sell the cocaine. Netflix acquired distribution rights to the film following its screening at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

In Darkness (2018)

The narrative is set in London. Sofia McKendrick (Natalie Dormer), a blind pianist, lives next door to Veronique Radic (Emily Ratajkowski), the daughter of wealthy Serbian philanthropist Zoran Radic (Jan Bijvoet). Sophia’s entire family was killed in the Bosnian War. Veronique offers Sophia a USB disk one day and cryptically references the perfume Liquid Gold. Veronique dies not long after owing to a fall from her flat. Zoran later develops feelings for Sophia. It comes out that Zoran is to blame for Sophia’s family’s deaths, and she is out for vengeance on the man who took everything from her.

Deadly Illusions (2021)

‘Deadly Illusions,’ directed and written by Anna Elizabeth James, is a thriller drama film about a well-known novelist suffering from writer’s block who hires a woman to care after her children. While everything appears to be going as planned, the protagonist soon realizes that there is something troubling about the woman she has just welcomed into her life. Although the thriller film is not exactly erotic, it contains a lot of sexually stimulating situations that make it an entertaining viewing.

Elisa & Marcela (2019)

‘Elisa & Marcela,’ set in the late 1800s, centers on the titular deuteragonists, who fall in love at a period when same-sex relationships are not only frowned upon, but also illegal. However, this does not prevent the two courageous ladies from accepting their sexuality and deciding to secretly marry each other when one of them assumes a male identity. The story of a same-sex affair includes multiple dramatic lovemaking sequences that provide viewers with a detailed knowledge of the two characters’ connection. The film, like the people it honors, depicts their raw love for one another in a daring way.

Lens (2016)

‘Lens’ is an Indian film in Malayalam and Tamil. Aravind (Jayaprakash Radhakrishnan, who also wrote, directed, and produced the film) is a porn addict who ignores his wife and has virtual sexual encounters with strangers via the internet. This takes a bizarre turn when one of the strangers tells him over a Skype conversation that he should watch while he kills himself. He subsequently discovers that the woman he has been interacting with on the internet is his wife. ‘Lens’ is a witty, timely take on digital voyeurism and porn addiction. It also takes care not to get overly preachy, preferring to convey a tale rather than give a message.

In the Shadow of Iris (2016)

The French film ‘In the Shadow of Iris,’ based on Hideo Nakata’s 2000 Japanese thriller ‘Chaos,’ depicts the eponymous character seemingly convincing the financially struggling mechanic Max (Romain Duris) to falsely inform her husband Antoine (Jalil Lespert) that he has kidnapped her and demands €500,000 for her safe return. Max agrees, seeing that this is his only path out of his rising debts. When the ransom exchange does not happen as planned, and he discovers Iris’ dead body in his home, his already difficult life spirals out of control. Now that the cops are after him, Max sets out to show that he did not murder the woman.

365 Days (2020)

Laura Biel (Anna-Maria Sieklucka) is a successful executive who is stuck in a stale relationship with her lover, Martin. Massimo Torricelli (Michele Morrone) kidnaps her one day and reveals himself to be the head of the Torricelli crime family. He promises to keep her as his prisoner for the next 365 days until she develops genuine feelings for him. He makes it clear that he will not coerce her into having sex with him. What follows is a power and control game between two extraordinarily strong-willed people. This Polish sexual thriller romance, one of the most recent films to attempt to show BDSM, has received a lot of attention since its Netflix debut.

The Killer (2017)

‘The Killer,’ directed and written by Marcelo Galvo, is a Brazilian western film starring Diogo Morgado, Nill Marcondes, and Deto Montenegro. Shaggy, an infamous killer whose misadventures in the lawless badlands in search of the truth have made him the feared man he is today, is the protagonist of the film. Will he ever learn the sad reality of his father’s final moments? While the Marcelo Galvo-directed film is largely concerned with this subject, it also focuses on Shaggy’s day-to-day activities. At various stages in the novel, the protagonist has had sexual relationships with other women, and there is also a scene in which a semi-naked lady has sex with a male.

The Outsider (2018)

Nick Lowell is the only unfortunate American still imprisoned in postwar Japan. But when he saves the life of a yakuza member, he has no idea that his life is about to take an unexpected turn. The American POW is soon released and joins the criminal group. The film, directed by Martin Zandvliet, explores the aftermath of his release from jail and his ascension in the criminal underworld. ‘The Outsider,’ like violence, does not shy away from nudity, since there are numerous sequences in which the protagonists boldly discard their garments.

Berlin Syndrome (2017)

Cate Shortland’s ‘Berlin Syndrome’ stars Teresa Palmer and Max Riemelt in the key roles. Clare, a photojournalist who has traveled in Berlin for a vacation, is played by Palmer. Here, she meets a local man named Andi (Riemelt), and the two have what appears to be a passionate one-night encounter. Things begin to come apart the next morning, as Clare finds she has been trapped by Andi in his own home, with no way out. She becomes increasingly concerned when she realizes that previous girls in this house have been trapped by Andi in the past. ‘Berlin Syndrome’ is a superbly crafted film that features complicated characters and powerful scenes. Both of the leading performers portray their roles superbly, making this picture one of the greatest on this list.

 Dark Forces (2020)

In this Netflix Mexico film, Franco (Tenoch Huerta), a rebellious criminal, is on the lookout for his kidnapped sister, whom he suspects is being held captive by his previous boss. He arrives in an old and run-down hotel that turns out to be infested with monsters. An intriguing visitor hands Franco a curious book titled ‘Fuego Negro,’ telling him that it can grant him talents that can help him fight the dark forces lurking within the hotel. Max encounters Rubi (Eréndira Ibarra), a lovely woman who turns out to be a sex slave to a monster. Rubi promises to help Franco find his sister once he frees her from her master’s grasp.

You Get Me (2017)

Netflix’s ‘You Get Me,’ starring Bella Thorne, Halston Sage, and Taylor John Smith, is a cautionary tale about the hook-up culture. Tyler (Smith) had sex with Holly, a complete stranger, shortly after splitting up with his fiancée Ali (Sage) (Thorne). They eventually split up, and Tyler reunites with Alex. He soon discovers, however, that Holly is now attending the same school as them. She rapidly integrates herself into their social group. Tyler is convinced that something is wrong with her because of her erratic conduct. Holly’s stepmother Corinne informs him that Holly suffers from mental health concerns and is on medication as a result. Holly’s real psychopathic character emerges as the film develops, as she alienates Tyler from Ali and their friends and orchestrates his suspension from school by falsely accusing him of assaulting her.

Offering to the Storm (2020)

After ‘The Invisible Guardian’ and ‘The Legacy of the Bones,’ the third and final entry in the Baztán trilogy, ‘Offering to the Storm’ is a Netflix film of Spanish-German origin that revolves around police officer Amaia Salazar’s (Marta Etura) constant pursuit of the demon Inguma, all the while dealing with the traumatic event depicted in the previous film, in which her mother attempted to sacrifice Salazar’s son to ‘Offering to…,’ like the preceding two films, is rife with images of Satanism, witchcraft, and infanticide. Despite receiving mixed reviews from reviewers, the film has a sizable international following. This is most likely owing to its predecessor. ‘The Legacy…’ gained critical acclaim and is usually regarded as the trilogy’s best film.

Mrs. Serial Killer (2020)

This Netflix India film, directed by Shirish Kunder, follows the narrative of Sona (Jacqueline Fernandez), whose husband Joy (Manoj Bajpai) is imprisoned as a suspect for killing many pregnant women by her ex-lover Inspector Imran Shahid (Mohit Raina). Sona, who is pregnant, is convinced that her husband is innocent and that Imran has implicated him in all of the killings since he married her. On Joy’s advice, she contacts renowned lawyer Brij Rastogi (Darshan Jariwala). Rastogi advises Sona that the only way to prove her husband’s innocence is to show the world that the killer is still out there, driving her to choose her neighbor Anushka (Zayn Marie) as her intended victim after Joy’s bail appeal is denied.

The Babysitter (2017)

Cole (Judah Lewis) is a quiet and innocent adolescent who is bullied both at school and in his neighborhood in American filmmaker McG’s Netflix feature ‘The Babysitter.’ When his parents are away, he is cared after by a girl named Bee (Samara Weaving). They appear to have formed a tight relationship due to their mutual love of all things science fiction. During one of these nights, Cole discovers that Bee, along with Max (Robbie Amell), Allison (Bella Thorne), Sonya (Hana Mae Lee), and John (Andrew Bachelor), is a member of a Satanic blood cult and has been using his blood in demonic rituals. What follows is a night of mayhem, gore, and violence as Cole tries to survive the five lunatic murderers who are out to get him. Because of the film’s success, a sequel, ‘The Babysitter: Killer Queen,’ was released in 2020.

Earthquake Bird (2019)

The Netflix film ‘Earthquake Bird,’ directed by Wash Westmoreland, is about two foreign women living in Japan, Lucy (Alicia Vikander) and Lily (Riley Keough), and the man they both grow fascinated with, Teiji (Naoki Kobayashi). Lucy is suspected of murdering Lily because she became envious and enraged after learning the latter’s hidden affair with Teiji. Lucy’s youth, her intense romance with Teiji, and her friendship with Lily are all explored in the film’s non-linear narrative. Lucy is convinced she murdered Lily until the investigators discover that the body they discovered belongs to another woman. She begins to mistrust Teiji when she gets fired.

Gerald’s Game (2017)

‘Gerald’s Game,’ one of the most terrifying psychological horror films in recent years, comes from Mike Flanagan, the maestro of slow-burn horror. Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood play as Jessie and Gerald Burlingame, who take a brief vacation to a rural lake property in Alabama. Gerald shackles his wife’s hands to the bedpost and pretends to rape her, causing the couple’s decision to live out certain sexual fantasies to take a disturbing turn. He died as a result of a heart attack caused by the two Viagra pills he took earlier. Jessie, stuck with her husband’s body beside her, begins hallucinating and recalling horrible, long-forgotten sexual assault events.

The Paramedic (2020)

The Paramedic, a Netflix Spanish film directed by Carles Torras, follows the story of Angel Hernandez (Mario Casas), a paramedic who becomes paralyzed from the waist down after being engaged in a terrible accident. Torras introduces Angel’s questionable morality early in the film by showing him stealing from his patients and concealing from his wife Vanesa François (Déborah François) the truth that his low sperm count is the reason they are unable to conceive. He becomes even more violent and dark after the accident, partially trapped in his body, with Vanesa on the receiving end of all of his hatred and rage.

Fatal Affair (2020)

Netflix’s ‘Fatal Affair,’ directed by Peter Sullivan, follows Ellie Warren (Nia Long), a successful lawyer who, along with her husband Marcus (Stephen Bishop), resolves to restart their life after their daughter leaves for college. They buy a property on the seashore and move from San Francisco there. Marcus got in a severe vehicle accident and is recovering slowly. Ellie runs across David Hammond (Omar Epps), a man she knew in college, at work. Ellie tells David openly about her marital issues over cocktails one evening. She almost has sex with him but stops herself before things get any worse. David becomes increasingly obsessive and aggressive in the weeks that follow, following Ellie and injuring others close to her.

Cam (2018)

‘Cam’ is the story of Alice, a sexy webcam artist who wakes up one day to discover that her identity has been stolen by an evil supernatural power who looks exactly like her and broadcasts from her channel. Alice discovers that the hijacker of her channel defies all of this and goes entirely off the rails, endangering her identity and jeopardizing her life. The film follows an intriguing notion that is not effectively realized. Aside from that, the primary character is given adequate complexity, and the film is a good time-killer.