How to Choose an Adult Video

Whether you're venturing into the world of adult film for the first time or you're a skinflick veteran, the dazzling array of porn available these days can be overwhelming. Luckily, we here at Babeland have been busy researching porn for years. (And fun research it is!) Hold on to your hat, and you'll be picking porn like a pro in no time.

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Natural bodies? Some of our favorite porn stars, including Belladonna, have beautiful natural bodies. Open Invitation, a customer favorite, features porn stars alongside real-life swingers; our classic porn section is another great place to find performers who haven't had plastic surgery. Open Invitation
Great production values? Any movie shot on film will have production values miles ahead of video or digital productions. Check out current favorites like Pirates and Pirates 2 for a high-quality viewing experience, or pop in a classic classic like Behind the Green Door or The Opening of Misty Beethoven, from back when porn was shown on the big screen. Behind the Green Door
Woman-directed porn? The good news is that more and more women are directing porn these days. Shine Houston is a popular director specializing in lesbian porn. Sex educator extraordinaire Tristan Taormino is producing some of the hottest porn on the market featuring professional porn stars (including some sexy instructional DVDs, and pioneer Candida Royalle continues to produce quality films. Afrodite Superstar
A good couple's flick? Independent productions offer a lot of things that couples want: natural bodies, a little bit of plot, and a spotlight on women's pleasure. Check out Matt and Khym by Comstock Films, or Open Invitation, which features real-life couples at swingers' parties. Matt and Khym
A plot? A lot of folks want some context with their sex. Some people want to see sexual tension and a relationship develop between characters, while others love lavish costuming and storylines. Try Pirates, Jenna Jameson is the Masseuse, or browse our entire selection of sexy storyline DVDs here. Jenna Jameson is the Masseuse
A fuckfest with no distracting plot? You're looking for a genre called wall-to-wall. It's a great choice for people who find plots unwieldy and distracting, and want to get right down to it. Check out award-winners Chemistry and Belladonna's Heavy Petting. Chemistry
Authentic dyke sex? Dyke porn is mostly made by small, independent, dyke-run production companies. The casts are much more diverse, sometimes featuring butch and femme women, transfolks, people of color, and an array of body types. Strap-on action, whole-hearted pussy licking, and finger fucking are standard in favorites like The Crash Pad. The Crash Pad
A sexy movie that'll teach you a few new tricks? The best sex instruction DVDs on the market couple education with sexy demonstrations, as in the classic couple's favorite Bend Over Boyfriend, or Tristan Taormino's Expert Series. Bend Over Boyfriend
Kinky action? Many SM movies do not include penetrative sex because the directors fear being slapped with obscenity charges, so only a few brave porn directors blaze BDSM trails in their films. Check out Tristan Taormino's Rough Sex Tristan Taormino's Rough Sex