Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Midnight Cowboy (1969) is a classic American drama film that follows the story of a naive Texan, Joe Buck, as he moves to New York City in search of a better life. While there, he meets a con artist, Ratso Rizzo, and the two form an unlikely friendship. The film is known for its gritty realism and its frank portrayal of sex and sexuality.
The film contains several sexual moments that are both explicit and implicit. One of the most memorable scenes is when Joe and Ratso are walking through the streets of New York and they come across a prostitute. Joe is immediately taken with her and the two share a passionate kiss. This scene is significant because it is one of the few times in the film that Joe is shown to be sexually active.
Another sexual moment in the film is when Joe and Ratso are in a hotel room and Ratso attempts to seduce Joe. Ratso is clearly attracted to Joe and is trying to make a move, but Joe is not interested and rebuffs him. This scene is significant because it shows that Joe is not interested in a sexual relationship with Ratso, despite Ratso's advances.
The film also contains several more subtle sexual moments. For example, when Joe and Ratso are walking through the streets of New York, they come across a group of young men who are openly flirting with each other. This scene is significant because it shows that homosexuality was accepted in the late 1960s, even in a conservative city like New York.
Overall, Midnight Cowboy (1969) is a classic film that contains several explicit and implicit sexual moments. These moments are significant because they show the changing attitudes towards sex and sexuality in the late 1960s. The film is a powerful reminder of how far society has come in terms of acceptance and understanding of different sexual orientations.
-Different bits of a scene, in which a man and a woman are interrupted in the back seat of a car, appear several times throughout the movie. Clips show the man fully nude from the rear. It is implied that the men interrupting the couple rape both people. We see the woman running naked into the house. In another clip in this montage, a boy is being spanked on his bare bottom.
-Each of the two principal characters have a poster of a topless woman on his wall. One of them is barely covered under something else.
-A sex scene shows a man and woman's butts as they scurry to the bedroom.
-A man touches another man kisses his dressed body all the way down, it's implied that he's giving him oral sex.
-In a party scene we see several women topless or in see-through blouses.
-A sex scene briefly shows a fully nude man thrusting on top of a woman. His clinching butt is seen briefly. Otherwise the film is shot from the shoulders up. She bites him and scratches his back.
-A man picks up a hustler but backs out of asking for sex.
-There is quite a bit of dialogue about the work of prostitution.
-There is a scene that is played two or three times throughout the film, of a man and a woman having sex. The woman's breast is seen briefly, and he moans a lot throughout.