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The Best Documentaries About Sex 

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Updated January 16, 2020 2.4k votes 1.8k voters 161.9k views 50 items

There are a number of documentaries out there that detail the different aspects of sex, including the science behind it, the laws of sexual attraction, sexual chemistry explained, the human anatomy, child sex trafficking and the impact of pornography on society. No matter what aspect of sex you're interested in, there are lots of good documentaries, looking at a variety of subsets of the topic. What are the best documentaries about sex and greatest documentaries on sexuality? This list, ranked by film lovers, has the best that the film world has to offer.

The documentaries on this list cover any aspect imaginable when it comes to the topic of sex: physical, emotional, cultural, and scientific approaches. Many of these documentary films can be very informational, providing a historical approach and even a scientific one.

This list ranks the best documentary films discussing sex, including Sex for Sale: Prostitution, American Call-Girl, The Cuba Prostitution, Red Light Blues, The Virgin Daughters, The World’s Worst Place To Be Gay, Sex Change Hospital, The Female Orgasm Explained, and Virgin School. If you’ve seen any of the documentaries below, express your opinions and vote up your favorites! Or, if your favorite is missing, feel free to add it for a comprehensive list.
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The Price of Pleasure: P... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships

Released: 2008

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Porndemic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Porndemic

Released: 2013

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Secrets of the Sexes - B... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
RobUmf added Secrets of the Sexes - BBC

Released: 2005

Brainsex---Men and women are just the same. Just as caring, just as promiscuous, just as good at a three point turn. Aren't they? Attraction---Can science predict sexual attraction? Love---
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Sex for Sale: Prostituti... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Sex for Sale: Prostitution

Released: 2010

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The Perfect Vagina

Released: 2008

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Diary of a Porn Virgin ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Diary of a Porn Virgin

Released: 2005

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Teens Hooked On Porn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Teens Hooked On Porn

Released: 2003

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The Human Sexes

Released: 1997

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Taboo: Mating is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Taboo: Mating

Released: 2008

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Sex Sense: Love Chemicals

Released: 2003

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Taboo: Transgender is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Taboo: Transgender

Released: 2009

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Teenage Sex for Sale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Teenage Sex for Sale

Released: 2012

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A Hundred Orgasms a Day

Released: 2009

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The Female Orgasm Explained

Released: 2012

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Dr. Money and the Boy Wi... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Dr. Money and the Boy With No Penis

Released: 2004

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The Day My God Died is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
The Day My God Died

Released: 2003

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The American Experience:... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
The American Experience: Kinsey

Released: 2005

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Zoo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Zoo

Released: 2007

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My Small Breasts and I ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
My Small Breasts and I

Released: 2010

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Inside Bountiful: Polyga... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Inside Bountiful: Polygamy Investigation

Released: 2012

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What's Sexy?

Released: 2006

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American Call-Girl

Released: 2013

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My Car Is My Lover

Released: 2008

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Released: 2004

Directed by: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

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Don't Know is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Don't Know