Guide to Couples Porn
There’s a funny beer commercial that used to run on television that shows the differences between men and women. All the women in the advertisement talk about is “love, love, love," while all the guys discuss is “sex, sex, sex." A similar problem exists in the world of adult DVD when it comes to making movies that appeal to both men and women. How do you make the movie romantic for the girls while still showing all the hardcore action that the guys love to watch?
Fortunately, some adult studios have managed to find the right formula. Below we take a look at the adult industry’s best “Couple-themed studios” and recommend some titles that you and your significant other may want to add to your collection.
Vivid was not only the first adult studio to start releasing titles on the DVD format (with ''Ancient Secrets of the Kama Sutra
'', a title that stars Dyanna Lauren as a married woman who starts to explore her sexuality with her husband.
Perhaps one of the best adult features ever made, ''Bad Wives 2
'', which is just as entertaining as the original and has Raylene and April stepping into the lead roles.
Also in 2001, Vivid released ''Heart Breaker
'', the story of one sexual twisted family where everyone seems to be having an affair with everyone else.
Another release from Vivid that should appeal to both women and men include Sessions
'', a feature starring Briana Banks that delves into one woman’s sexual therapy.
While Vivid may be the more recognizable name for “newbies” testing the waters of porn viewing, when it comes to high quality adult features for couples, Wicked may be the leader of the pack. Almost always featuring high production values, lots of bonus material for the DVD fan, and beautiful women - Wicked movies are about the closest the adult industry has come to producing films that come close to what we see in the mainstream.
Wicked also had the advantage of getting into the DVD business right when they had the hottest woman in porn, Jenna Jameson, still under contract. The release of ''Euphoria
Wicked proved that it wasn’t afraid of being controversial with ''Kink
'', Wicked turned to the dark side, having it’s lead character (Devinn Lane) hunt for an elusive serial killer.
Wicked also proved that adult film could be as funny as it is erotic with the comedic releases of ''Beautiful
'' captured the AVN Award for Best Video with a film noir retelling of the Snow White fairy tale.
Couples who have graduated from the world of Vivid and Wicked and are ready for something a little more “harder” may want to check out the DVD releases from Private. A foreignbased adult studios.
Some of Private’s early DVD releases that couples may enjoy include the multiDVD'>The Tower''.
In 2002, Private released what has been reported as the most expensive adult movie ever made with ''The Scottish Loveknot
'', which is available in both bare bones and special edition versions.
More recently, Private has gone back to the director of ''The Private Gladiator'', Antonio Adamo, for the filming of ''Search:cleopatra private adult DVD|Cleopatra]]'', another historical epic that also includes a modern tale about scientists trying to clone Egypt’s most famous queen.
From the very beginning, Digital Playground has geared much of its material towards couples. The successful ''3
'') proved that porn could not only be viewed as “art”, but it could appeal to women as well as the men.
In 2002, Digital Playground signed Nic Andrews to direct exclusively for the studio, and the result has been some of the best couplesplayground'>Rush'', we get to watch as a young couple races against time to try and find true happiness together.
2003 saw the release of Nic Andrews’ ''No Limits
'', a movie in which Digital Playground starlet Devon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous game in which her husband’s life may be at stake. It proved to be just another reminder that when the adult industry puts their mind to it, they can make a movie that is just as every bit appealing as something you’d check out at your local Cineplex on the weekend.
Digital Playground's biggest release was 2005's ''Pirates
'', a swashbuckling tale of lust on the high seas that is one of the most expensive adult movies ever made.
The Best of the Rest
Other studios have done an equally impressive job of releasing titles that couples will find entertaining. For many years, Adam & Eve has been king of the adult mailfashioned Western with plenty of romance for the female viewers out there.
Simon Wolf, a studio that used to release their features under the Adam & Eve label, went solo a few years back and started to distribute their own movies. Of all the studios we’ve mentioned, Simon Wolf releases perhaps the most romantic titles of any other studio curse'>Gypsy Curse''.
Those looking for classic titles should turn their attention toward VCA, who leads the industry in releasing high2'>Pretty Peaches 2''.
Finally, no couples out there should end their search without considering some of the releases from studios like Metro ( ''The Game
If the above titles are any indication, there still is plenty of room in the adult world for wellsex and gonzo material aimed directly toward the male viewer, thanks to the studios listed above, couples and single women will still be able to find plenty of quality releases that appeal to their tastes.
So if you’re looking for something erotic, but still want to be entertained when sexual action isn’t occurring on-screen, pick up a few of the titles we’ve listed above and discover a whole new world of home entertainment brought to you by some of the adult industry’s finest.