19. The Graduate: Mrs. Robinson's Seduction
The Couple: Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman
The Scene: This scene is all about subtlety – in fact, this entire film is all about subtlety. Benjamin is involved in a very serious little triangle with his girlfriend … and his girlfriend's mother, Mrs. Robinson. When she invites young Benjamin into her room, it gives birth to one of the most iconic lines in all of cinema history – but yes, Mrs. Robinson ultimate is trying to seduce him!
What's So Sexy about It: As a matter of fact, it's the subtlety that makes this a wonderfully sexy movie scene. The extension of Anne Bancroft's long, lithe, shapely leg pretty much says it all. She was a cougar before it was cool.