Ah, the timeless art of seduction. Women have tried to capture the attention of men a million different ways. The one that works best, as it always has, it taking off their clothes.
Art imitates life, so the striptease is a cinematic staple. Here are 13 of our favorite scenes celebrating this pre-mating ritual.
Kim Basinger -- "9 1/2 Weeks"
Lindsay Lohan -- "I Know Who Killed Me"
Penelope Cruz -- "Nine"