17 Sexiest Adult Shows on Amazon Prime (April 2024)

Amazon Prime is one of the most popular streaming services out there, giving intense competition to the likes of Netflix and Hulu. Amazon did not stop its expansion efforts after producing content in English and has also ventured into producing films and shows in other languages worldwide. With the platform’s ever-growing popularity, Amazon is also trying to keep up with the needs of the subscribers by putting many choices from various genres in front of them.

Action, adventure, period dramas, romantic comedies, science fiction – you will easily find many shows under each of these genres on Amazon Prime. Even if you are looking for adult-themed shows, you will not be left disappointed since several shows on Amazon boast of some of the hottest scenes in television right now.

17. Daisy Jones & The Six (2023)

Developed by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, ‘Daisy Jones & the Six‘ transforms Taylor Jenkins Reid’s 2019 novel into a mesmerizing American musical drama television miniseries. The narrative unfolds within the vibrant Los Angeles music scene of the 1970s, employing a documentary-style format that chronicles the fictional titular rock band’s ascent and descent. Through interviews with band members and immersive footage of concerts and recording sessions, the series captures the essence of an era, offering a nostalgic and riveting exploration of the tumultuous journey of a legendary rock group in the 1970s music landscape. You can watch it here.

16. Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015)

Crafted by Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin for Amazon Studios, ‘Z: The Beginning of Everything’ is a captivating American period drama series. Drawing inspiration from Therese Anne Fowler’s novel ‘Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald,’ the show unfolds a fictionalized account of the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, portrayed by Christina Ricci, during the vibrant 1920s. The first season immerses viewers in Zelda’s tumultuous marriage to the yet-to-be-famous author F. Scott Fitzgerald, exploring the strains arising from their indulgent lifestyle filled with revelry and alcohol, offering a nuanced portrayal of an iconic couple amidst the cultural dynamism of the Roaring Twenties. You can watch the show here.

15. I Know What You Did Last Summer (2021)

I Know What You Did Last Summer,’ a TV series based on the 1973 novel and 1997 film of the same name, was created by Sara Goodman. The show revolves around a group of teenagers, played by Madison Iseman, Brianne Tju, Ezekiel Goodman, Ashley Moore, and Sebastian Amoruso, who find themselves entangled in a web of secrets and horror after a fatal accident on their graduation night. As they’re haunted by a mysterious figure, the series plunges into the repercussions of their actions. In addition to its suspenseful plot, the series integrates passionate undertakings of the characters’ relationships and desires, intensifying the narrative. You can watch the series here.

14. GRIND (2023- )

Directed by Nwani Orire, ‘GRIND’ is a story of survival that follows Tarela (Roberta Orioma), who works as a stripper at a Lagos nightclub. A job she took up to bring food to the family’s table, stripping nevertheless brings its complexities into Tarela’s life, all of which she has to deal with on her own. As a result, as she goes up the chain of rank at the nightclub, her connections with her loved ones get more fragile. Will she be able to continue doing what she does and serve her family and her clients? To find out, you can stream this 10-episode drama right here.

13. Diablo Guardián (2018-2019)

‘Diablo Guardián’ is a Mexican television series based on Xavier Velasco’s novel of the same name. Created by Pablo Massa, the show revolves around the life of Violetta, portrayed by Paulina Gaitán, a young and provocative woman who embarks on a daring journey of self-discovery. The series is known for its hot, sexual adult undertones and themes, which are woven throughout the plot as Violetta navigates the world of wealth, desire, and danger. The cast also includes Andrés Almeida and Adrián Ladrón, adding depth to the narrative. “Diablo Guardián” offers a provocative exploration of sensuality and self-indulgence against a backdrop of intrigue and excess. Feel free to check out the series here.

12. The Tudors (2007–2010)

Henry Cavill’s big break, ‘The Tudors,’ was the go-to series before ‘Game Of Thrones’ arrived in 2011. Set during the reign of King Henry VIII (1509-1547) over England, the 4-season fictional drama series showcases the politics and the “game of thrones” in the regime. Naturally, we get to see the king’s relationships with his family, his in-laws, and the Church. Created by Michael Hirst, ‘The Tudors’ stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Cavill, Natalie Dormer, Anita Briem, James Frain, Maria Doyle Kennedy, and Jeremy Northam. You can stream the series here.

11. Made in Heaven (2019-)

Made in Heaven,’ created by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, is a compelling drama series that offers a nuanced portrayal of the complexities of modern Indian society. The show follows Tara and Karan, played by Sobhita Dhulipala and Arjun Mathur, two wedding planners in Delhi navigating the extravagant, often hypocritical world of high-profile Indian weddings. Through their professional lives, the series delves deep into societal issues, cultural taboos, and the personal struggles of its characters. What makes ‘Made in Heaven’ a standout adult show is its fearless approach to mature themes. It fearlessly tackles topics like infidelity, sexual identity, and societal pressures, providing a realistic and unfiltered look at the challenges faced by adults in contemporary India, making it a must-watch for mature audiences seeking thought-provoking storytelling. You can watch ‘Made in Heaven’ here.

10. Goliath (2016-2021)

Goliath‘ is a legal drama series created by David E. Kelley and Jonathan Shapiro. It falls under the genre of legal thrillers with elements of crime and drama. The show delves into themes of corruption, power, and morality within the legal system as Billy Bob Thornton’s character, Billy McBride, takes on high-stakes cases against formidable opponents. While ‘Goliath’ isn’t primarily known for its steamy content, it does feature occasional adult themes and relationships, adding depth to its character dynamics. The cast includes Billy Bob Thornton, Nina Arianda, Tania Raymonde, and William Hurt, delivering compelling performances in this gripping legal drama. You may watch the show here.

9. Always Jane (2021-present)

Directed by Jonathan C. Hyde, ‘Always Jane’ is a documentary series that elaborates on two years of Jane Noury’s life as a transgender teenager from rural New Jersey. Just like any other person in that phase of life where they are preparing to go to college, Jane’s days are hectic as she has to balance family, friends, school, and personal ambitions.

While life can often be complicated for someone challenging the conventional mindset, Jane has a solid support system: her loving family. Although the series deals with a sensitive subject matter, it is inspiring as well since Jane insists on being unapologetically true to herself. Those of you who are planning to watch the show can watch it here.

8. DOM (2021-)

Inspired by true events, ‘Dom’ (stylized as ‘DOM’) is a Brazilian crime series, which is also Amazon’s first scripted original show from the country. It centers around a father-son duo who find themselves on the opposing ends of the law. While Victor – a cop – is dedicated to putting an end to drug trafficking, his son Pedro cannot seem to give up drugs and a life of crime. Pedro goes on to become one of the most wanted criminals in Brazil. As evident in the premise, the series has a fair share of mature content involving sex, drugs, and crime. So, if you are keen on watching the show, you can do so here.

7. Transparent (2014-2019)

Although a comedy-drama, ‘Transparent’ is a touching account of a Los Angeles family that deals with the fact that their parent is a trans woman. The show revolves around how Maura comes out to her family and how they deal with the transformation of her identity. The Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award-winning series focuses on Maura’s transition and sees her occupying a significant role in society as a parent, professor, grandparent, sibling, and former spouse.

In addition, the series has been lauded for its representation of queer aging. Therefore, the comedy-drama tackles important issues, which also makes it a bold viewing experience that compels one to keep an open mind. If the series piqued your interest, you can check it out here.

6. I Love Dick (2016-2017)

Considering its sexually suggestive title, ‘I Love Dick’ surely does not fail to deliver. The series centers around the life of an artist-cum-filmmaker called Chris (Kathryn Hahn), who moves to Marfa, Texas, for her husband’s fellowship work, and soon falls for the fellowship sponsor Dick (Kevin Bacon). Chris keeps her feelings to herself initially and writes sexually suggestive letters for Dick, which she keeps to herself.

‘I Love Dick’ is essentially about people following their passions, which makes them come to certain junctures in life they might not be prepared for. Sex and nudity are aplenty in this series. Here, they have avoided using the voyeuristic glimpse as is done in most cases when depicting sex scenes onscreen. Instead, the show explores the chemistry between the two characters when performing the act. You may watch the show here.

5. Four More Shots Please (2019-)

Amazon Prime’s Indian original series ‘Four More Shots Please‘ is a story about four new-age Indian women and their several ups and downs in life as they try to live independently while being a constant source of support to each other. Sayani Gupta, Gurbani Judge, Kirti Kulhari and Maanvi Gagroo play the four girls in question. Each of these girls represents at least one social pressure Indian women have to go through.

For example, Damini (Gupta) fails to manage her work and personal life due to constant misunderstandings with her boyfriend. Umang (Judge), a bisexual, is constantly dumped by her girlfriends, who cannot be serious about their relationships with her due to societal pressures. You will get a feeling that ‘Four More Shots’ is trying too hard at times to be more progressive than it is. Sex for these women always becomes the symbol of liberty, as it is still a taboo topic to discuss publicly in India. The sex scenes in ‘Four More Shots’ sometimes look quite forced. Feel free to check out the series here.

4. The Affair (2014-2019)

Having a family requires equal participation from both partners and whenever there is not an equal amount of commitment from both sides, problems are bound to occur. This is exactly what happens in the families of Noah, a teacher, and Alison, a waitress. The two of them hit it off one night at Alison’s restaurant. Soon, their affair starts taking a toll on their personal lives and the relationships they share with other members of their families, including their spouses.

The aftermath of Alison and Noah’s affair is dealt with in this series. Ruth and Alison are involved in most of the sex scenes we see in the show. Interestingly enough, sex scenes in ‘The Affair‘ never separate themselves from the narrative, as sometimes important revelations might happen right in the middle of the act. You can watch the series here.

3. American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017)

No other man in history has come in close contact with as many supermodels as Hugh Hefner. The founder of Playboy magazine is the cultural symbol of sexual liberation in America, and those who know about his life can attest to the fact that his personal life is as colorful as the magazine itself.

This Amazon Prime original series uses photographs, archival footage, and re-enactments of many aspects of Hefner’s life to give us a picture of the man behind the myth. Though there is no sex scene in this series, the gorgeous female company our series’ protagonist finds himself in validates the show’s position on this list. ‘American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story’ shows us how a man single-handedly shaped America’s sexual fantasies for decades. You can check out the show here.

2. Lov3 (2022-)

‘Lov3’ is a Portuguese-language Brazilian series that revolves around siblings Ana, Sofia, and Beto, who seek their version of love and happiness only to discover that their parents have decided to end their marriage. The series begins with Sofia and Beto having trouble dealing with vermin in their home. Their older sister, Ana, leaves her husband and moves in with them. Although Ana takes care of the vermin, her presence soon becomes too much for Sofia. Right then, their parents arrive and declare that their marriage is over. Their mother, Baby, even advises Ana to end things with her husband for good and not wait decades like her. Now, the siblings, who were already facing a variety of issues in their personal lives, must find a way to deal with this trainwreck of news while trying their best to maintain their sanity. You may watch ‘Lov3’ here.

1. Fleabag (2016-2019)

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is one of the most brilliant voices in the world of comedy. She created ‘Fleabag,’ which is now being considered by many to be a masterpiece on the same level as Ricky Gervais‘ ‘The Office.’ Besides being the writer-creator, Waller-Bridge also plays the eponymous leading character in this series.

Fleabag is a woman in her early 30s who is extremely assertive about herself and her feelings about others. She does not hesitate to speak her mind and even does so while trying to satisfy her ferocious sexual appetite. Funnily enough, Fleabag breaks the fourth wall while having copulation and describes the act directly to the viewers. ‘Fleabag’ is nothing like you’ve ever seen and is so fresh in its appeal and approach to comedy that it will remain a benchmark for future generations. You can check out the show here.

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