Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, But Were Afraid to Ask
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)

Based on Dr. David Reuben's best selling reference book, this riotous but uneven excursion into the absurdity of human sexuality is vintage Woody Allen. Taking the chapter titles from Reuben's book, such as "Do… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 5, 2000
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89%
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70%



Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

This early Woody Allen comedy, basically an aggregate of sketches and gags, lacks the polish and coherence of his later work, but it contains many funny moments and some hilarious and audacious ones.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Really dated, but clever concept.

Greg Muskewitz
eFilmCritic.com

Its ability to jump around vignette-style allows Allen to generously spread his hilarious schtick to a broad number of subjects without fear of dilution. One of Allen's unsung classics.

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Sex is comedy

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

This should be a hit-and-miss effort, but it's mostly hits.

Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com

Sperm can be fun!

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

The movie a man named 'Woody' was born to direct!

John Esther
Pasadena Weekly

Funny the first time. Multiple viewings offer nothing.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

John Carradine as the mad scientist! Gene Wilder and the ewe! Tasteless, but funny; the sperm sequence is priceless.


Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
An adaptation in name only, this is Woody Allen's collection of seven vignettes concerning various aspects of human sexuality. It's all very silly,… More
Jon Johannesson
Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex, But Were Afraid To Ask is bizarre not only in name (it will henceforth be called EB for simplicity). It's… More
danny d
im not sure i laughed a single time. i loved the concept, that alone keeps it from the worst of the worst, and the first short was really the only one i can… More
Spencer S.
A mix between the brilliant Woody Allen and the style of a Mel Brooks film, Everything...is amazingly original and funny. Every scene is stylized, the script… More
paul sandberg
In this nostalgic trip down memory lane, I'm taken by how much humor in general has changed in the last 40 years. Everything You Always Wanted... bears… More
Randy Tippy
It's tough to be cerebral about low-brow humor.