10 of Michelle Pfeiffer's sexiest roles


Text: Adibah Isa

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Michelle Pfeiffer has carved out a film career in making you hot and bothered. Before you see her in Darren Aronofsky's new flick, mother!, look back at her steamiest roles

"I don't know whether to open fire or fall in love," said the cop in a scene when he first encountered Michelle Pfeiffer as the villainous Catwoman in Tim Burton's Batman Returns (1992). It's a sentiment that's often shared by audiences who are captivated by Pfeiffer's magnetism — you don't quite know if you should be turned on or terrified. In mother!, Darren Aronofsky's psychological thriller which premiered at Venice Film Festival, the 59-year-old actress returns to the big screen to embody someone we might be incredibly afraid of — and yet, there's something so alluring and almost hypnotic in her eyes. Just check out a recently released clip below, giving proof that as the blonde bombshell gets older, her ability to hold the viewer's gaze just gets better. Scroll through the gallery above for other sensual performances in film. 

mother! is showing in cinemas from 14 September.
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