Porn for Couples Buying Guide
The porn industry hasn't been known for stellar films for couples until recently. While the reasons for this sudden shift are debatable--porn is more mainstream, women continue to make strides toward equal rights in all sorts of life realms, married couples are looking for more ways to spice up their sex lives, etc.--their sudden spike in popularity is undeniable. All that's left to do is choose one! And just because you're watching a pornography aimed for couples doesn't mean that it has to be tame--it's all about personal preference, and we're here to help you wade through those steamy porno waters.
Couples have been buying and watching porn at least since the début of Deep Throat in 1972. So why not start with the classics if you're just jumping into the couples porn scene? Older films may be more newbie friendly because there aren't as many jarring close-ups, and the actors are not so medically enhanced that they become hard to believe. Plus, the films take themselves a little more seriously, with more developed storylines and some real (though low-budget) attempts at quality cinematography. The only downfall of these movies is that they're well, classic. This means that there's a lot of hippie-friendly and disco-forward hairstyles--we're talking fros and 'stashes here--along with equally as outdated clothing--platform shoes, anyone?
Female Directors for Beginners
Another good starting point for couples who aren't particularly well-versed in the porn world is to seek out films with female directors. This often ensures that the film pays enough attention to female desires in the plot and style, whether it be a believable love story, more natural bodies or a straying from the typical male misogyny you may see in more mainstream porn. Try:
- Movies by ex-porn star-turned-director, Veronica Hart. These films pay a lot of attention to plot and narrative while throwing in what both you and your partner are looking for when it comes down to it: lots of great sex. Her films include:
- Some other great porn films include Candida Roalle's One Size Fits All and Libido's Ecstatic Moments .
If you aren't fussy about a riveting plot and have watched your share of porn before, you and your partner may want to opt for something labelled a bit more "hardcore ." These films focus more on the sex acts than anything else--love is a debatable theme.
- John Leslie has made a bunch of fun voyeur films that check out the steamy action from interesting places.
- Candida Royalle's Eyes for Desire #2 is all about passionate, dirty love scenes--the couple who played the main characters were actually married at the time of its filming.
Lesbian porns also tend to be on the dirtier side. Check out: