Inside Deep Throat (2005)



Critic Consensus: A documentary on the film that brought smut mainstream, Inside Deep Throat is gaining praise as an entertaining look at a pop culture milestone. However, some critics say the film could have gone a little deeper into the people involved.

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An examination of the unanticipated lasting cultural impact generated by "Deep Throat", a sexually explicit film first shown in a midtown Manhattan adult theater in June 1972 that quickly became the flashpoint for an unprecedented social and political firestorm.
Rating: NC17 (for explicit sexual content)
Genre: Documentary , Television
Directed By: Fenton Bailey , Randy Barbato
Written By: Randy Barbato , Fenton Bailey
In Theaters: wide
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Full Review… | February 26, 2007
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | June 23, 2006
Time Out
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Bailey and Barbato can only scratch the Boogie Nights-influenced surface, but they cover the ABCs of pornography with undeniable zip.

Full Review… | September 25, 2005
AV Club
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[A] valuable document of a cultural shift.

Full Review… | July 17, 2005
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Fascinating social criticism and a witty and relevant take on American sexual history.

Full Review… | April 22, 2005
Orlando Sentinel
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The absorption of Deep Throat into the political melodrama that was Watergate seems to have led to some grandiose statements in Messrs. Bailey and Barbato's documentary.

Full Review… | March 31, 2005
New York Observer
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