A film by Liz Canner
80 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2011
Orgasm Inc. explores the strange science of female pleasure and in the process reveals the warped mentality of our pharmaceutical and medical industries. Director Liz Canner embarks on a nine year odyssey as she follows the companies who are racing to be the first to win FDA approval for a product to cure “female sexual dysfunction.” The prize: billions of dollars in profits.
Featuring illuminating footage and interviews with activists, doctors and medical experts, Orgasm Inc. will change the way you think about sex.
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"Critic's Pick! By taking a playful approach to a deeply serious subject, Orgasm Inc. explores the link between female sexuality and corporate profits with a style that’s as entertaining as it is revelatory." - The New York Times
"A desperately needed antidote to all the hype generated by pharmaceutical companies pursuing their holy grail: a female Viagra." - Newsweek
"A sexy indictment of Big Pharma that gives a lot of great laughs!" - Toronto Star
"A must-see! An expertly crafted, common-sense attack on Big Pharma’s shameless corporatization of health." - Variety
"Both poignant and hilarious, Orgasm Inc. will leave you hot and bothered."
Sex, Lies, and Pharmaceuticals: How Drug Companies Plan to Profit from Female Sexual Dysfunction
Thanks for Coming: One Young Woman's Quest for an Orgasm by Mara Altman
I Love Female Orgasm: An Extraordinary Orgasm Guide by Dorian Solot & Marshall Miller
See details about this film's theatrical run
Director Liz Canner discusses the film on The Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC
Does female sexuality need to be fixed?, CNN, 2/3/11
Ten Things I Learned About Female Orgasms ...from the documentary Orgasm, Inc., Nerve, 2/11/11
Mighty Movie Podcast: Liz Canner on Orgasm Inc., Huffington Post, 2/13/11
Female Viagra: Where Is It?: New documentary follows Big Pharma's search for the Big O., Mother Jones, 2/14/11
● Bonus Scenes