With so many titles to choose from, Netflix Instant's library can be overwhelming. So we bring you this biweekly column as a tool to cut through the clutter by highlighting some now streaming titles that pair well with the latest theatrical releases.
Looking to Sex Tape, Boyhood and Planes: Fire And Rescue for inspiration, we've pulled together a selection of sex comedies, coming-of-age dramas and animated adventures.
Sex TapeJason Segel and Cameron Diaz star as a married couple who tries to give their sex life a jolt by recording themeselves doing the deed. But their private moments goes public when their sex tape auto-uploads to the cloud. Can they track all the shared files down before their friends, family and co-workers see it? Rob Corddry and Ellie Kemper co-star; Jake Kasdan directs. Read our review here.
If you like your laughs with a side of sex appeal, check out this trio of wild titles. Be it a bad grandpa letting it all hang out, a pair of pals making a porno, or a Jersey boy obsessed with all things smut, these oversexed anti-heroes will deliver all kinds of off-color comedy.
Bad Grandpa .5 (2014) Johnny Knoxville takes his Jackass shtick on the road and undercover, bringing to life Irving Zisman, a very dirty old man who proves a major influence on his chubby, foul-mouthed little grandson. Jackson Nicoll co-stars; Jeff Tremaine directs.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008) Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks play two best friends who are in desperate need of some quick cash. So--like you do?--they turn to porn. While fear or embarrassment might not prove a problem, their blossoming feelings for each other just might. Kevin Smith directs.
Don Jon (2013) In Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut, he stars as Jon Martello, a bronze and buff playboy who does well with the ladies, yet prefers alone time with porn. Can a relationship with a sizzling hot vixen (Scarlett Johansson) change him? Julianne Moore, Tony Danza and Brie Larson co-star.