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Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003)

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Playboy unveils the hottest moments in the history of film. This feature-length documentary traces the evolution of sex in Hollywood cinema and uncovers the formula for successfully arousing audience interest around the world.

Directors:

Kevin Burns, Steven C. Smith (as Steven Smith)

Writers:

Kevin Burns, James Petersen (additional writing by) (as James R. Petersen) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brandy Snow Brandy Snow ... Narrator (voice)
Shannon Tweed ... Herself - Interviewee
Richard Roeper ... Himself - Interviewee
Paul Verhoeven ... Himself - Interviewee
Virginia Campbell Virginia Campbell ... Herself - Interviewee
Jerry Offsay Jerry Offsay ... Himself - Interviewee
James Petersen James Petersen ... Himself - Interviewee (as James R. Petersen)
Mark Vieira ... Himself - Interviewee (as Mark A. Vieira)
Cecil B. DeMille ... Himself (archive footage)
Raquel Welch ... Herself - Interviewee
Hugh Hefner ... Himself - Interviewee (as Hugh M. Hefner)
Rex Reed ... Himself - Interviewee
Gerald Gardner Gerald Gardner ... Himself - Interviewee
Will H. Hays ... Himself (archive footage)
Howard Hughes ... Himself (archive footage)
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Storyline

Documentary about the way sex was and is deliberately used in cinema to influence and manipulate human behaviour and development. This documentary uses real examples including the decline of Mae West's career; the introduction of a ratings system; and enforced creative controls, eventually leading to a billion dollar sub-culture of pornography and art-house movies. Written by Mardi Sandford

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Taglines:

The ultimate journey through sex in cinema.

Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality/nudity, brief language and violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Playboy Presents Sex at 24 Frames Per Second: The Ultimate Journey Through Sex in Cinema See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(unrated)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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References Sex and the City (1998) See more »

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Reasonable treatment of the subject
5 August 2004 | by penseurSee all my reviews

I watched this despite apprehensions given that the production company is noted for its magazine photos of young women with breasts pumped full of silicon and imperfections airbrushed away. However, the film was reasonably good as far as it went, with the main problem being that it couldn't really do much justice to the subject in 101 minutes. But it was a good attempt at documenting the most famous feature films that have screened in cinemas noted for their erotic scenes. Some actresses feature rather disproportionately, Rachel Welch and Elizabeth Taylor particularly, while others meriting some attention received little or none. Compiling all the sexiest moments in cinema is probably an undertaking Playboy with its financial resources could embark upon and make a DVD box set of.


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