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The adult movies listed on this page include classics from Golden Age of Porn; the late-1960s to the early-to-mid-1980s, for example Deep Throat & Behind the Green Door, along with contemporary DVDs that are fast becoming modern classics. For example enduring favorites such as Flashpoint (1998), and Pirates (2004). Titles are linked to our favorite adult movie sites where you can buy, rent, download-to-own, or watch VOD. Other recommended adult movie sites are:

Eruption adult dvdEruption (1970s)
Cast: Eric Evol, Gene Clayton, John Holmes, Leslie Bovee, Susan Hart

In the long list of unforgettable John Holmes classics, Eruption may be his finest work. Notorious for his gigantic member, people often overlook his sincere and talented acting ability. Hired by a devious sexpot played by Leslie Bovee, Holmes kills her husband for the life insurance policy that will make them both rich. The murder goes off with out a hitch, but when a persistent investigator causes trouble, the Hawaiian islands grow increasingly treacherous. Eruption is a glimpse into the art of John Holmes. His extreme facials and convincing acting matched with a big budget film noir story make for one of the greatest XXX films of all time.

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classic pornMaraschino Cherry (1970's)
Director: Henry Paris
Studio: Video-X-Pix

Considered by many to be the greatest director of adult films, Henry Paris (aka Radley Metzger) rewrote the history of the genre with his series of five films in the mid-1970's (The Opening Of Misty Beethoven, Naked Came The Stranger, Private Afternoons of Pamela Mann, and Barbara Broadcast) Maraschino Cherry - his final swan song to the genre - is a sparkling example of what made him famous; decadent settings, beautiful people, humorous dialogue - and sizzling eroticism of the highest order.

Featuring an amazing who's who of New York's best-loved adult film stars from the 1970's (Annette Haven, Leslie Bovee, C.J. Laing, Constance Money, Susan McBain, Jenny Baxter, Wade Nichols, Eric Edwards), this Collector's Edition includes an extensive new interview with its star, the legendary Gloria Leonard, amazing stills recently unearthed from the vaults and never seen before, a color booklet written by adult film historian Benson Hurst.

Digitally remastered from the original 35mm negative, Video X Pix is proud to present Maraschino Cherry in a brand new, 2-disc Collector's Edition. A must have for any serious collector of golden age material.

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Raw adult dvd Raw (1999)
Producer: Antonio Passolini
Studio: VCA

AVN Award for Best Actor (Joel Lawrence) and Best Video.

The Rise and Fall of a Porn Star: Jerry was just another struggling actor in Hollywood until he got his big break... as a porn star. Reluctantly at first, Jerry takes on his new role as a hired stud to make money for his upcoming wedding - never telling his shrewish fiancee where the cash is coming from. Yet as his popularity quickly swells, so does his head, and mild-mannered Jerry soon assumes the abrasive and abusive persona of his porno alter-ego, Buddy Brando. But what goes up must come down, and Buddy's tarnished star is no exception...

A dry, dark comedy from the writer & director of Cafe Flesh 2, DMJ 6 and Bliss, Raw serves up a cornucopia of everything that makes porn, well, porn: Greedy producers, sleazy directors, slutty starlets, gang-bangs, anal encounters, and over a dozen facials. Don't say we didn't warn you...

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Everything Goes | Classic PornEverything Goes (1977)
Cast: Erica Cool, Maryline Guillaume, Martine Grimaud, Marie Therese Marat
Director: Georges Fleury
Studio: Alpha-France

Jack and Annie have been married for ten years and own a small clothing store. The problem is that Jacques is irresistibly attracted to his female customers, which deeply irritates Annie. After a final argument, they decide to separate. But of course each of them decides to take advantage of their new single life and satisfy their most extravagant sexual desires. To their surprise, however, this new freedom also highlights their mutual jealousy and serves as a reminder of their love for each other.

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Easy, 1978 porn classicEasy (1978)
Cast: Desiree Cousteau, Jesie St. James, Georgina Spelvin, Laurien Dominique, Richard Pacheco, Mike Horner
Director: Anthony Spinelli

Easy isn’t just a nickname. For this gorgeous blonde, spreading her legs is a way of life. In her first starring role, Jesie St. James plays Kate, a sex exuding school teacher who cannot resist her slutty manners or the crowds of men who drool at her feet. Whether it’s sucking off a student after class, being lured into bed at knife point, or leaving a fancy dinner party for a quick screw, Kate craves raw, passionate sex with every breath she inhales. With excellent appearances by Desiree Cousteau and Mike Horner, Easy is an unforgettable classic.

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The Opening of Misty Beethoven, classic pornThe Opening of Misty Beethoven (1970's)
Cast: Constance Money, Gloria Leonard, Jaqueline Beudant, Jamie Gillis
Director: Radley Metzger
Studio: Video X Pic

In his erotic retelling of George Bernard Shaw's classic play Pygmalion, master director Radley Metzger transplants the action to 1970's New York, Rome, and Paris. We follow noted sexologist Dr. Seymour Love (Jamie Gillis) as he sets himself the challenge of transforming lowly streetwalker Misty Beethoven (Constance Money) into the world's greatest lover. With the help of his beautiful friend Geraldine (Jacqueline Beudant), Love devises an erotic training program with the goal of seeing Misty crowned "Goldenrod Girl" at famed publisher Lawrence Layman's next wild party. Along the way, Misty refines her technique by seducing an impotent artist, bringing three uniformed butlers to climax simultaneously, and dallying with a rainbow-ceramic sex toy in one of the most arousing films ever created.

Filmed in 3 countries on 2 continents with many of the most famous golden-age actors (including Gloria Leonard, Ras Kean, Casey Donovan and Terri Hall), featuring a witty and intelligent screenplay, and shot by award-winning cinematographer Paul Glickman, Misty Beethoven is the golden standard by which all other adult films have been measured.

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Zazel, classic pornZazel: The Scent of Love
Cast: Gina LaMarca, Brooke Lane, Grace Harlow, Kevin James, Helena, Devin Wolf
Director: Philip Mond
Studio: CalVista Pictures

A must see classic! Winner of 7 AVN awards in 1995. A breakthrough film in several ways, Zazel focuses almost as much on sensual imagery as it does on sexual heat. The film is about the search for the perfect perfume; Zazel is assigned to create the most arousing scent ever. Her creative mind engages its deepest and most erotic fantasies participating in encounters ranging from angelic to the demonic in settings whose beauty rivals that of the performers, including several penthouse pets. There is no limit to any experience will keep Zazel from victory in her creative quest for the perfection of her design... the scent of love. Filmed in 1995.

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Blue Movie, Classic PornBlue Movie
Cast: Jenna Jameson, Steven St. Croix, Jordan St. James, T.T. Boy, Dallas, Tera Heart
Director: Michael Zen
Studio: Wicked Pictures

Digitally Remastered Classic! What happens when you put the foremost talent in the adult industry in a room together; add a huge budget, incredible sets, lavish costumes, & the camera mastery of Michael Zen? Blue Movie, that’s what! Enter the surrealistic world of a film within a film; of directors who dress in dresses & shapely ladies who dress in nothing at all. Humorous, though-provoking…& always arousing, Blue Movie set a new standard in adult film…Experience it. Filmed in 1995.

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Tabo Adult movieTaboo
Cast: Dorothy Le May, Juliet Anderson, Kay Parker, Mike Ranger
Director: Kirdy Stevens
Studio: Standard Digital

Adult Video's all-time bestseller, Taboo is a landmark adult film. Originally filmed in 1979, this 1980 release broke through many barriers and has not only been a perennial best-seller in the adult video world...but made history on several fronts.
Taboo is the first adult film to have seriously focused on the subject of inbreeding and presents it with "serious passion and excitement" according to Adam Film World.

In 1983 Taboo also scored another first when it received an unprecedented nod from the prestigious Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA) special inaugural award for X-rated films. This recognition was considered by many as a turning point in the acceptance of adult entertainment by the mainstream video industry. Finally. Due to its overwhelming popularity, it was the first adult motion picture with numerous sequels in release.

Kay Parker portrays a woman whose husband has left her for his younger secretary, forcing her and her son to fend for themselves. In order to put her life back together, she takes a secretarial job. After her boss makes an uncomfortable pass at her and she falls into the divorcee's role of meaningless parties and blind dates, she becomes caught in a vortex of lust and passion for her young son Paul.

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