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The Best Documentaries About Sex  

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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: Pornogr... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality & Relationships
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Secrets of the Sexes - BBC is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
RobUmf added 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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Porndemic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Porndemic
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Sex for Sale: Prostitution is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Sex for Sale: Prostitution
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Teens Hooked On Porn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Teens Hooked On Porn
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The Human Sexes
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Diary of a Porn Virgin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Diary of a Porn Virgin
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The Perfect Vagina
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Taboo: Transgender is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Taboo: Transgender
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Teenage Sex for Sale is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Teenage Sex for Sale
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Sex Sense: Love Chemicals
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Taboo: Mating is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Taboo: Mating
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Don't Know is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Don't Know
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Dr. Money and the Boy With No ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Dr. Money and the Boy With No Penis
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The American Experience: Kinse... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
The American Experience: Kinsey
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A Hundred Orgasms a Day
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Inside Bountiful: Polygamy Inv... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Inside Bountiful: Polygamy Investigation
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Zoo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Zoo
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The Day My God Died is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
The Day My God Died
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American Call-Girl
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My Car Is My Lover
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My Small Breasts and I is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
My Small Breasts and I
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The Celluloid Closet is a 1995 American documentary film directed and written by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. The film is based on Vito Russo's book of the same name first published in 1981 ...more
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Me, My Sex and I Arlene Baratz, Katie Baratz, Tiger Devore
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The Legend of Ron Jeremy is a 2001 documentary, written and directed by Scott J. Gill, detailing the life of porn actor Ron Jeremy. The film alternates between clips of his performances in porn ...more