Kinsey Movie

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Who's Involved:

Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, John Lithgow, Chris O'Donnell, Arden Myrin, Gail Mutrux, Peter Sarsgaard, Oliver Platt, Bill Condon, Timothy Hutton, Francis Ford Coppola, Tim Curry, Kirk D'Amico, Gore Vidal, Michael Kuhn, Bobby Rock

pervasive sexual content, including some graphic images, and descriptions
Runtime: 1 hr, 58 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Life story of Alfred Kinsey, a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and a journey into the mystery of human behavior. In 1948 Kinsey irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation with his book "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male". Using the technique of his own famous sex interviews, story recounts the scientist's extraordinary journey from obscurity to global fame. Rebelling against the rigid piety of his home life, and drawn to the world of the senses, Kinsey becomes a Harvard-educated zoologist specializing in the study of gall wasps. After being hired to teach biology at Indiana University, Kinsey meets and marries a witty, freethinking female student, Clara McMillen. In the course of his teaching he discovers an astonishing dearth of scientific data on sexual behavior. When students seek him out for advice about sexual concerns and problems, he realizes that no one has done the clinical research that would yield reliable answers to their questions. Inspired to explore the emotionally charged subject of sex from a strictly scientific point of view, Kinsey recruits a team of researchers, including Clyde Martin, Wardell Pomeroy and Paul Gebhard. Over time they refine an interviewing technique, which helps people to break through shame, fear, and guilt and speak freely about their sexual histories. When Kinsey publishes his Male study in 1948, the press compares the impact to that of the atom bomb. But as the country enters the more paranoid Cold War era of the 1950s, Kinsey's follow-up study on women is seen as an attack on basic American values. The ensuing outrage and scorn causes Kinsey's benefactors to abandon him, just as his health begins to deteriorate. At the same time, the jealousies and acrimony caused by Kinsey's attempt to create a private sexual utopia threaten to tear apart the research team and expose them to unwelcome scrutiny.

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Who's making Kinsey: Crew List

A look at the Kinsey behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Bill Condon last directed The Good Liar and Beauty and the Beast. The film's writer Bill Condon last wrote The Greatest Showman and Shortcut to Happiness.


Bill Condon


Bill Condon


Francis Ford Coppola
Kirk D'Amico
Michael Kuhn
Gail Mutrux
Bobby Rock

Production Company

Myriad Pictures

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Production: What we know about Kinsey?

Filming Timeline

  1. December 1969: The film was in Completed status.

Kinsey Release Date: When was the film released?

Kinsey was released in 2004 on Friday, November 12, 2004 (). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including After the Sunset, Seed of Chucky and Noel.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

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