There is a growing number of movies falling into this category, but unfortunately they are labeled as Science Fiction only. This can be misleading and sometimes disappointing for hard-core science fiction fans. Soft-core science fiction movies are typically low-budget movies and do not contain high-end visual effects, space ships, robots, scenes of large scale catastrophe, etc. These movies will not expect you to digest a large number of logical anomalies just because its a science fiction movie.
Zalman King, Creator of Soft-Core Films, Dies at 70
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He was Late-night premium cable television became a new outlet for soft-core films in the early s, tapping into a large market: viewers who avoided hard-core pornography but who were nonetheless keen on seeing sexy people in compelling plots and in slightly less-than-explicit couplings. King was ready for it. The women were always beautiful and accomplished, while the men might have been pool hall hustlers or ex-convicts but were capable of redemption. There were fast cars, sleek clothes and well-proportioned bodies, all bathed in atmospheric lighting and soft jazz.
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Quentin Tarantino has a penchant for reviving under-recognized genres. Reservoir Dogs put gangster films into the public eye again; Jackie Brown updated blaxploitation and his last film Death Proof made its associations as clear as possible as part of a collection called Grindhouse. Next on his revivalist roster is Scandinavian Soft-Core. For those of us less familiar with Stockholm Sex Farces, these were usually comedies about married or single s experimenters living in usually posh apartments in the sexy capital of Sweden or Denmark or some other European nation where it snows. Scandinavian Softcore commonly involved politics by featuring class mixing and Swedish Softcore films were rather famous for their displays of luxurious or high fashion home interiors.
HBO has a reputation when it comes to sexually ripe programming. If you're looking for a more traditionally sexy route, check out these Hollywood-approved movies currently streaming on the platform. What if you thought you sat, by chance, next to The One on the train? Or, what if you only had a few hours to spend with them until you've gotta catch that last train? Richard Linklater's Before Sunrise follows a young couple.