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Ten Hottest Gay Scenes in Hollywood History

There's literally nothing hotter than beautiful men getting it on, and just in time for Pride, we're bringing you the top ten hottest gay sex scenes in movie history. Generation after generation, these pioneers dared to portray gay lovemaking on the big screen, sometimes in the face of adversity.

After a slow start, mainstream Hollywood caught on that gay sex is tops (or bottoms!) and for this list, we dug deep into both blockbusters and lesser-known gay indies to find the ultimate, definitive, no-butts-about-it, top ten hottest gay sex scenes in movies ever! Actually, we lied... there are plenty of butts...

#10: Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Mysterious Skin

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Mr. Man's Take

A twenty-five-year-old Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a gay hustler in this coming-of-age-movie. There are plenty of explicit scenes to choose from, but this one in which a toned and twink-tastic JGL tops a bossy bottom takes the cake, cake, cake.

#9: Antonio Banderas, Eusebio Poncela in Law of Desire

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Mr. Man's Take

Future A-lister Antonio Banderas throws his feet over his head to get pounded in this semen-al Pedro Almodóvar movie. We even see his partner grab some lube, which for 1987, was quite a caliente detail.

#8: Casey Donovan, Tommy Moore in Boys in the Sand

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Mr. Man's Take

This movie did for gay porn what Deep Throat did for straight porn. Its lengthy 90-minute run time and artful edits brought explicit X-rated, bareback sex to the attention of movie critics, and Boys in the Sand was even screened in select arthouse cinemas. Plus Casey Donovan is one of the most celebrated gay porn stars in history, and when you see him paired with the sexy Tommy Moore, you'll understand why.

#7: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet in Call Me by Your Name

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Mr. Man's Take

The gorgeous Timothée Chalamet gets the lesson of a lifetime from visiting graduate student Armie Hammer in this movie that exploded onto the mainstream scene. Their blossoming relationship leads to an unbelievably sexy makeout in an idyllic field complete with a crotch grab! Call Me… horny.

#6: Daniel Radcliffe in Kill Your Darlings

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Mr. Man's Take

Gay advocate Daniel Radcliffe, AKA Harry Potter himself, gives up his hairy pooter (sorry mom!) during a steamy gay sex scene as a young Allen Ginsberg. His star power mixed with his hot bod (and very believable bottoming) will give you a stiff wand!

#5: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Leslie Cheung in Happy Together

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Mr. Man's Take

This critically-acclaimed romantic movie from Hong Kong pairs talented studs Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Leslie Cheung. The on-screen boyfriends deliver an unforgettable, super realistic sex scene that makes you feel like you're really there. If only.

#4: Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal in Y tu mamá también

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Mr. Man's Take

This was many a Millennial gay's first introduction to NC-17 homoerotic action. We wait for future A-listers Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna to consummate their unique bond, and one hour and thirty minutes into the movie, they finally do by kissing. The scene is ridiculously hot, and is a permanent deposit in the spank bank of many a gay man.

#3: Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain

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Mr. Man's Take

With 8 Oscar nominations and 3 wins, director Ang Lee's sweeping epic broke the mold for mainstream gay movies. Hollywood was never the same again… and Jake Gyllenhaal was never the same after Heath Ledger lubed him up with spit in a tent and gave him his big… Ennis?

#2: Jay Brannan, Paul Dawson, PJ DeBoy in Shortbus

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Mr. Man's Take

What self-respecting gay doesn't remember the first time he saw Shortbus? John Cameron Mitchell's wacky, wild, and wonderful ode to the complexities of human sexuality culminates in an unsimulated gay threeway featuring a particularly patri-erotic rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. Truly an iconic moment in queer cinema.

#1: Christophe Paou, Pierre Deladonchamps in Stranger by the Lake

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Mr. Man's Take

When we say "hottest gay sex scenes" we aren't dicking around. And neither are the men in this acclaimed gay movie. Well actually, they are. French actors Christophe Paou and Pierre Deladonchamps may use body doubles for their unforgettable hardcore gay sex in the woods, but thankfully the body doubles are pornstars, who are comfortable performing unsimulated sex. It's a joyful, unbridled display of male affection that encompasses everything that makes a great gay sex scene. What's the quote - There are no strangers here, only friends you haven't bred yet?