Ask Dr. Ruth Reviews

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May 31, 2019
Whether it's Ruth reflecting on the details of her three marriages with her characteristic frankness or her family unpacking her political stances, it offers up insight into a woman who helped so many others truly know themselves.
May 15, 2019
Director Ryan White's documentary depicts Dr. Ruth as lovable every-granny - if your grandmother was a celebrity sex therapist not shy around STIs, vibrators and porn.
May 3, 2019
The film does a great job of contextualizing the phenom of Dr. Ruth.
May 3, 2019
Ask Dr. Ruth has some surprises for all but the most devoted of Westheimer's followers.
May 3, 2019
A long-overdue bio-doc that, in its spirited way, is as affirming as last year's paean to another important octogenarian Ruth, RBG.
May 2, 2019
The director Ryan White ("The Keepers") has fun exploring all that gimmicky pop-cultural detritus, and he also drops in a few greatest-hits montages covering Westheimer's rise to fame.
July 5, 2019
Ask Dr. Ruth doesn't reinvent the wheel or contain earth-shattering revelations, but it does a good job linking her harsh childhood with her drive to spread knowledge.
June 19, 2019
America's favorite nonagenarian sex therapist, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, entertains and educates America in this delightful documentary.
June 18, 2019
Docu about famous therapist has sex talk, cursing.
June 5, 2019
For someone who was, for want of a better phrase, a Dr Ruth virgin, this documentary is the perfect introduction to an inspiring and brilliant woman who has lived the most fullest of lives
June 3, 2019
Ask Dr. Ruth prioritises the admiration of an inspirational figure, rather than a probing of the mind that cared for so many.
June 3, 2019
...shows a side of the famous sex therapist you likely have never seen.
May 23, 2019
[An] intimate story of a woman who continues to leave a mark on the psyche of American society. [Full review in Spanish]
May 19, 2019
Ryan White's documentary isn't remarkable for its structure or artistry, but for its subject matter. Ask Dr. Ruth is as endearing as its subject and packs an uplifting message to boot.
May 17, 2019
A one-of-a-kind doc experience that lifts up and entertains.
May 17, 2019
The fun and invigorating film shows that Westheimer is still going strong and moving at a pace that might have the Notorious RBG gasping for breath.
May 16, 2019
The good doctor's Jewish-mother proclivities, emphasized in this relatively undemanding doc, represent a nod to her parenting success and to the traumatic loss of her own parents in the Holocaust...
May 14, 2019
It's a revealing look at an accomplished woman whose story is far more complex and compelling than anyone could have imagined.
May 10, 2019
This biopic tale of the Goddess of Good Sex, Dr. Ruth Westheimer is heartbreaking and unsurprisingly candid. It's a must see for a variety of reasons and will make you rethink the prudish manner in which female sexuality is viewed.
May 9, 2019
Time spent with Dr. Ruth Westheimer is not just enjoyable, but essential. She has made the world a better place, without question.
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