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The Best Documentaries About Sex

Updated January 16, 2020 3.2k votes 1.9k voters 164.6k views50 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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    165

    The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships

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    128
    51

    Porndemic

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    108
    37

    Secrets of the Sexes - BBC

    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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    74
    19

    Teenage Sex for Sale

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    98
    68

    Diary of a Porn Virgin

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    82
    58

    The Perfect Vagina

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    26
    8

    What's Sexy?

  • 8
    45
    31

    Taboo: Mating

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    34
    19

    The Day My God Died

  • 10
    73
    67

    The Female Orgasm Explained

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    31
    23

    Zoo

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    25
    16

    Inside Bountiful: Polygamy Investigation

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    17
    8

    My Car Is My Lover

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    13
    4

    The Cuba Prostitution

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    15
    8

    Me, My Sex and I

    Arlene Baratz, Katie Baratz
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    19
    14

    Red Light Blues

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    21
    18

    Cutting Edge: the Child Sex Trade

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    19
    16

    What's the Problem With Nudity?

  • 19
    12
    7

    The American Experience: Kinsey

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  • 21
    15
    11

    Married to the Eiffel Tower

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    13
    8

    Sexy Inc. Our Children Under Influence

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    90
    115

    Sex for Sale: Prostitution

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    0
    2

    Don't Know

  • 25
    55
    69

    Teens Hooked On Porn