Private Lessons
Private Lessons (1981)

Penned by Dan Greenburg, Private Lessons details the plight of a rich, fifteen-year-old boy (Eric Brown) whose French maid (Sylvia Kristel of the Emmanuelle series) is hired to teach him the finer points of l'amour. A contrived subplot… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 7, 2006
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Derek Adams
Time Out

Teen Oriented Voyeurism rules as the protagonist (Brown) stalks his prey (and her stand-in) armed with cameras, binoculars, and an overtly Oedipal mix of fear and desire.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

It won't make you laugh, but it will make you feel unclean.

John Corry
New York Times

Private Lessons is made for the Clearasil market, pimply and freshly pubescent.

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Scott Weinberg

Rent it for nostalgia value, if you must, but be prepared for a sex comedy with very little sexiness and a complete dearth of comedy.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A subplot involving blackmail and featuring Hesseman serves as filler between sexual episodes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I saw this movie on TV a long time ago, but I recall not liking it. It wasn't romantic or erotic or funny or anything. I didn't care for it.
Tsubaki Sanjuro
A star just for Sylvia Kristel, because the acting and script are awful. The blackmail sub-plot is just stupid beyond belief.
Ed Fucking Harris
An incerdibly generic and boring 80's sex comedy. Not funny at all, extremely boring and predictable. The movie does deliver in the nudity department… More

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