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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* is a American sex comedy film directed by Woody Allen. It consists of a series of short sequences. Buy Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex * But Were Afraid To Ask​: Read Woody Allen heads up an amazing cast including Gene Wilder, Tony. Inspired by the book written by Dr. David Reuben, director Woody Allen tackles seven questions about sex by connecting seven not-so-connected stories. From aphrodisiacs to sexual perversion to the mystery of the male orgasm, characters like a.

The 3rd film written and directed by Woody Allen. Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex* (*But Were Afraid To Ask) is an anthology film in seven. Buy Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Sex * But Were Afraid To Ask​: Read Woody Allen heads up an amazing cast including Gene Wilder, Tony. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex* is a American sex comedy film directed by Woody Allen. It consists of a series of short sequences.

Directed by Woody Allen. With Woody Allen, Gene Wilder, Louise Lasser, John Carradine. Seven stories are trying to answer the question: what is sex? Questions from Dr. David Reuben's once-controversial book of the same name are turned into seven silly Woody Allen-penned vignettes. Starring:Woody Allen. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask: Woody Allen, Gene Wilder, Louise Lasser, John Carradine, Lou Jacobi.

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We all have our perversions, and Allen is about to find the humor and the humanity in one of our most sacred and widespread obsessions. Matthew Lucas. The film remains one of Woody's most shocking, allen and sophomoric efforts, yet there's no denying its potent comic quota. Matt Brunson. This early Woody Allen comedy, allen 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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Wooey ability to jump around vignette-style allows Woody to allen spread his hilarious schtick about a broad number of subjects without fear of dilution. One zllen Allen's unsung classics. Greg Muskewitz. Kevin A. John Carradine as the mad scientist! Gene Wilder and the ewe! Tasteless, but funny; the sperm sequence is priceless. Bob Bloom. Top All Office. More Top Movies Trailers. Certified Abouy Picks. The Flash: Season 6. Into The Dark: Season 2. The Mandalorian: Season 1. Robot: Season 4.

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How woody you get your ticket? View All Photos 4. Movie Info. Woody Allen. Jul 5, about Louise Sex as Gina. John A,l as Dr. Gene Wilder as Dr. Sex Jacobi as Sam. Anthony Quayle as The King. Tony Randall as The Operator. Lynn Redgrave as Queen. Sex Reynolds woody Switchboard.

Jack Barry as Himself. Erin Fleming as The Gorgeous Girl.

John Carradine as Dr. Gene Wilder as Dr. Lou Jacobi as Sam. Anthony Quayle as The King. Tony Randall as The Operator. Lynn Redgrave as Queen. Burt Reynolds as Switchboard. Jack Barry as Himself. Erin Fleming as The Gorgeous Girl.

Elaine Giftos as Mrs. Toni Holt as Herself. Robert Q. Lewis as Himself. Heather MacRae as Helen. Sidney Miller as George. Pamela Mason as Herself. Regis Philbin as Himself. Titos Vandis as Milos. Stanley Adams as Stomach Operator. Oscar Beregi Jr. Alan Caillou as The Fool's Father. Dort Clark as Sheriff. Geoffrey Holder as The Sorceror. Jay Robinson as The Priest. Ref Sanchez as Igor. Baruch Lumet as Rabbi Baumel.

Robert Walden as Sperm. West as Bernard Jaffe. Don Chuy as Football Player. Tom Mack as Football Player. Inga Neilsen. Jul 25, Full Review…. Aug 5, Rating: 3. Aug 23, Rating: B Full Review…. Sep 1, Full Review…. View All Critic Reviews Oct 25, This early Woody Allen film is adapted from Dr. It's divided into 7 questions and answers , which start weak but definitely get better. Do Aphrodisiacs Work?

Set back in Shakesperian days, this one asks if potions medieval roofies work. Kind of. The skit is pretty cheesy and tries hard. Does have a fitting score though. What Is Sodomy? Maybe the most personal to the original author Dr. Ruben, this ones about a love triangle between Armenian Borat, a Doctor, and a goat.

The humor doesn't really get any better here. Definitely caught the Fellini homage in this one, but once again the humor just doesn't do it for me yet. This scene is well made, and actually could be decent as a feature European drama, but weak for a comedy. Are Transvestites Homosexuals? The first section where I began laughing, and I did not stop after.

The answer is No, just socially inept. What Are Sex Perverts? By far the most creative and my personal favorite. Set in a s game show, this skit is really well made and funny. The part with the Rabbi was absolutely hilarious. Most famous scene, perhaps an homage to The Blob not sure as I haven't seen it. But it's about a giant tit size X created by Freud meets Frankenstein causing havoc in a town. What Happens During Ejaculation? Good ending, taught me a lot about the anatomy of a man.

Thanks Dr. Allen 2. Daniel D Super Reviewer. Jun 21, 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 The humor is silly, often over the top but deliciously so , and yet gentle in its manner. Compare that to the recent comic benchmarks The Hangover and The Bridesmaids. Crude, lewd and often mean spirited, these later films love to insult and tend to pander to shock value I wonder if, in comparing these films from two different eras, I'm not also comparing the society they mirror - products of their times, so to speak - and in making that comparison am acknowledging that perhaps the age in which we are now living is a much meaner one than the early 70's not that that era was perfect by any stretch.

That being said, I probably should go on and review the Woody Allen film; one I remembered as being hilarious but haven't seen in over 30 years.

Is this still as funny now as I thought it was then? A resounding yes, and oddly, while some of the over the top aspects made me smile, it was some of the small, throwaway lines, or the mannerisms that gave me belly laughs at my advanced age.

A bestseller and really about the first time that sex in all its variations and deviations was publically talked about you have to recall that the sexual revolution brought on by the free love movement of the hippies was only a couple of years old - and the x rated film was in its infancy at that time. So, you have a best selling book all about sex, sexual taboos and misconceptions - who would have the nerve to create a parody lightly poking fun at the entire enterprise, other than Woody Allen.

Allen uses the book's framework to frolic and just plain have some fun. The jokes are abundant, the skits hilarious for the most part, and overall you have to admit that you enjoyed the ride. From the initial medieval skit where Allen plays a court fool trying for a tryst with the queen who wears a chastity belt , through a skit where Allen's wife can only be turned on by sex in public filmed as ultra suave Italian, with funny sub titles , to the hilarious final skit with Tony Randall as the commander of the brain, preparing the body for sexual intercourse, there is brilliance and belly laughs galore.

Along the way you have hilarious performances, like John Carradines' lovely self parody of a mad scientist, or Gene Wilder going all gaga eyed over a sheep seeing a sheep wearing a garter belt still makes me giggle. There's a black and white parody of the old TV show "What's My Line" called "What's My Perversion" where a panel, including a young Regis Philbin tries to guess a contestant's perversion; which includes a commercial for some hair gel product with two manly men in a locker room - as the product proudly stands in foreground at the commercials end you see the two men go for a grope.

The filmmaking itself may appear a bit dated, but the humor, is timeless, even while occasionally corny but funny regardless, as when the Queen falls back unto the bed, trapping Allen's fool beneath her. When the king pulls aside the queens' robes to find Allen he glibly says "well you told me if I was ever in town to look up your wife" bada boom!

If you can't laugh at Allen playing a nervous sperm wondering if it's not masturbation and he'll end up on the ceiling or something, then you need to check and see if you have a pulse. I've seen these skit style films attempted many a time more recently, and none come close to this as far as just plain fun.

Apr 13, It's probably the most purely comedic of Woody Allen's movies, being little more than a collection of sketches with various sexual matters in the spotlight. It lacks the subtle edge of Allen's greatest, and many of the jokes are hit and miss. It's still not even a mediocre film, because when EB is good, it's fantastic, and will surely cause some laughter though it may be sporadic.

At its most basic, EB is a parody of the common questions asked about sex, relationships and overall ethics. A single question is discussed in one sketch, and it is then followed by another. These questions range from being about orgasm problems to sodomy, so there's much to take. So yes, it is a sketch show. And as with any sketch show, the quality of each one is inconsistent.

There are seven of them in total, which both differ in style and type of humor. Some of them are darkly humorous the sodomy one is this reviewer's favorite for that reason while some are on the more silly side, specifically the very ambitious final act.

It really is the simplicity of the film that is its biggest flaw. The short nature of each sketch leads to the actors not being able to fully express themselves. Gene Wilder is wonderful as a sheep-loving doctor, and Woody Allen can always make his personae work. They just don't get enough screentime. EB is an entertaining, often hilarious film but lacks a key element to make it truly great: consistency. It's therefore a worthwhile, but not so memorable comedy experience.

Jon J Super Reviewer. Mar 22, I found the film more interesting for the inventive camerawork - surprising in what is essentially a quick fire comedy - than the script or performances, as I think the film as a whole has dated a little and the target audience definitely seems more biased towards heterosexual men, which therefore excludes me.

As an Allen aficionado, this works more as a curio than something with re-watch value. Daniel P Super Reviewer. See all Audience reviews. Sperm: Woo Hoo! We're gonna make babies! Cowardly Sperm: "Don't you think you should be ashamed of this? Sexual relations between unmarried people" Cowardly Sperm: Don't you think you should be ashamed of this? Sexual relations between unmarried people.

The credits at the start and close of the film are played over a backdrop of a large mass of white rabbits, to the tune of " Let's Misbehave " by Cole Porter. An August review by Time said that many of the film's ideas "sound good on paper" but that the "skits wind down rather than take off from the ideas"; the film includes "some broad, funny send-ups of other movies Fantastic Voyage , La notte , and its fair share of memorably wacky lines" but that "overall it is just Woody marking time and being merely a little funnier".

The Time Out Film Guide noted that some of the film's sketches are "dross, but the parodies of Antonioni all angst and alienation of a wife who can achieve orgasm only in public places and of TV panel games 'What's My Perversion? Best of all is the sci-fi parody entitled What Happens During Ejaculation?

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