Documentary 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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Sex for Sale: Prostitution is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Sex for Sale: Prostitution

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The Perfect Vagina

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Diary of a Porn Virgin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Diary of a Porn Virgin

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Teens Hooked On Porn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Teens Hooked On Porn

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Porndemic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Porndemic

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The Human Sexes

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Sex Sense: Love Chemicals

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The American Experience: Kinse... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
The American Experience: Kinsey

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Dr. Money and the Boy With No ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Dr. Money and the Boy With No Penis

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A Hundred Orgasms a Day

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Taboo: Mating is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Taboo: Mating

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The Female Orgasm Explained

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Thinking XXX Thinking XXX is a 2004 documentary television film about the process photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders went through to create his book XXX: 30 Porn Star Portraits.

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What's Sexy?

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Teenage Sex for Sale is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Teenage Sex for Sale

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Cutting Edge: the Child Sex Trade

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Inside Bountiful: Polygamy Inv... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Inside Bountiful: Polygamy Investigation

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Me, My Sex and I Arlene Baratz, Katie Baratz, Tiger Devore

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Taboo: Transgender is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Taboo: Transgender

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Zoo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Zoo

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My Car Is My Lover

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American Call-Girl

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The Celluloid Closet 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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Anatomy of Sex ' ' ' Anatomy Of Sex ' ' ' was a documentary in 2005 on The Discovery Channel, The Story was about as one young couple settles down to start a family, Learn how to keep the human race running. ...more

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Married to the Eiffel Tower

Female Sports with the Hottest Athletes

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My Small Breasts and I is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
My Small Breasts and I

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Sexy Inc. Our Children Under I... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Sexy Inc. Our Children Under Influence

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Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy 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

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The Cuba Prostitution

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The Day My God Died is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
The Day My God Died

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Red Light Blues

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The Girl Next Door Olivia Wilde, Elisha Cuthbert, Timothy Olyphant The Girl Next Door is a 2004 American teen film about a high school senior who falls in love for the first time with the girl next door, but finds the situation becoming complicated after he ...more

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Busting Out is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Busting Out

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Virtual Adultery and Cyberspac... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Documentaries About Sex
Virtual Adultery and Cyberspace Love

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What's the Problem With Nudity?

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Sex Slaves Sex Slaves is a 2005 documentary by Ric Esther Bienstock that was created in association with CBC, Channel 4 and Canal D. It provides a firsthand account of international human trafficking by ...more

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A Complete History of My Sexual Failures A Complete History of My Sexual Failures is a 2008 British documentary film directed by Chris Waitt who also starred as the main character and composed some of the music. The film was part of ...more

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My Penis and I

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Fagbug Erin Davies On the 11th Annual National Day of Silence, Erin Davies was victim to a hate crime in Albany, New York. Because of sporting a rainbow sticker on her VW Beetle, Erin's car was vandalized, left ...more

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My Big Breasts and Me

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Are All Men Pedophiles? Are All Men Pedophiles? is a 2012 award-winning documentary film about pedophilia and hebephilia directed by Dutch media producer Jan-Willem Breure and presented by model Savannah van Zweeden. ...more

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Virgin School

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My Penis and Everyone Else's

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Sex: The Annabel Chong Story Ron Jeremy, Al Goldstein, Seymore Butts Sex: The Annabel Chong Story is a 1999 documentary film directed, filmed, and produced by, Canada-based producer Gough Lewis. Edited by co-creator Kelly Morris. Vancouver, B.C. Producer Peter ...more

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Sexy Baby Sexy Baby is a 2012 documentary film directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus.

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The World's Worst Place to Be Gay?

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Sex Change Hospital (US) Sex Change Hospital is a six part documentary series.