10 best movies like Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask (1972)

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask 1972
A collection of seven vignettes, which each address a question concerning human sexuality. From aphrodisiacs to sexual perversion to the mystery of the male orgasm, characters like a court jester, a doctor, a queen and a journalist adventure through lab experiments and game shows, all seeking answers to common questions that many would never ask.
List of the best movies like Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex *But Were Afraid to Ask (1972): Birdman, Seven Psychopaths, Holy Flying Circus, The Painting, Ruby Sparks, Generation P, Orgazmo, Sleeper, I ♥ Huckabees, Do the Right Thing.

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Birdman (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama

A fading actor best known for his portrayal of a popular superhero attempts to mount a comeback by appearing in a Broadway play. As opening night approaches, his attempts to become more altruistic, rebuild his career, and reconnect with friends and family prove more difficult than expected.

Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Holy Flying Circus (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom

A fantastical re-imagining of the events of 1979, when Monty Python made Life of Brian and the debate about what is an acceptable subject for comedy was blown wide open.

The Painting (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryFrance, Belgium, Canada, USA

Three characters living in an unfinished painting venture out into the real world in search of their creator to convince him to finish his work.

Ruby Sparks (2012)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama

Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin finds Ruby, in the flesh, sitting on his couch about a week later, he is completely flabbergasted that his words have turned into a living, breathing person.

Generation P (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
CountryRussia, USA

A chronicle of Russia's transition from communism to capitalism.

Orgazmo (1997)
Markimdb: 6.1
CountryUSA, Japan

Joe Young is a devout Mormon living in L.A. trying to raise enough money to go back to Utah and marry his girlfriend, Lisa. Joe is spreading the word about the church of Latter Day Saints one day when he's confronted by two burly bodyguards. A scuffle breaks out, and Joe's martial arts skills impress Maxxx Orbison, who directs pornographic movies.

Sleeper (1973)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, comedy

Miles Monroe, a clarinet-playing health food store proprietor, is revived out of cryostasis 200 years into a future world in order to help rebels fight an oppressive government regime.

I ♥ Huckabees (2004)
Markimdb: 6.6
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at night, wondering what it all means.

Do the Right Thing (1989)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out, becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise.

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The Road to Wellville (1994)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama

An unhappy young couple visit the infamous Kellogg spa in Battle Creek, Michigan while a young hustler tries get into the breakfast-cereal business and compete against John Kellogg's corn flakes.

Comet (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama

When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter in a Paris hotel room, to a fateful phone call-an unforgettable portrait of a relationship emerges.

Castle Keep (1969)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, military

During the Battle of the Bulge, an anachronistic count shelters a ragtag squad of Americans in his isolated castle hoping they will defend it against the advancing Germans.

Money for Nothing (1993)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for advice, before turning to the mob for help laundering the money. While Joey makes plans to leave the country, however, a detective is following his ever-warmer trail in order to recover the cash.

Black Knight (2001)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure

Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.

Travels with My Aunt (1972)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, adventure

At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she attempts to rescue an old lover.

Stardust Memories (1980)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama

While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.

Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, western

Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer.

Galavant (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, musical, adventure

Once upon a time, the dashing hero, Prince Galavant lost the love of his life, Madalena, to the evil King Richard. Now, our fallen hero is ready to take revenge and restore his “happily ever after.” But it won't be without a few twists and turns along the way in this fairytale musical.

True Stories (1986)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, musical

A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show.

Tank Girl (1995)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.

Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)
Markimdb: 5.4

To improve its relations with Muslim countries, the United States government sends comedian Albert Brooks to south Asia to write a report on what makes followers of Islam laugh.

A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, music

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court

Zelig (1983)
Markimdb: 7.7

Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, Babe Ruth, and others.

The Great New Wonderful (2005)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama

The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.

Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama, detective

The story of a young, gay, black, con artist who, posing as the son of Sidney Poitier, cunningly maneuvers his way into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.

Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical

Down-and-dirty musical love story set in the world of the working class. Nick is an ironworker who builds and repairs bridges. He's married to Kitty, a dressmaker, a strong and gentle woman with whom he has three daughters. He is carrying on a torrid affair with a redheaded woman named Tula. Nick is basically a good, hardworking man driven forward by will and blinded by his urges.

Box of Moonlight (1996)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryJapan, USA

Al Fountain, a middle-aged electrical engineer, is on the verge of a mid-life crisis, when he decides to take his time coming home from a business trip, rents a car, and heads out looking for a lake he remembers from his childhood. But his wandering takes him into the life of Kid, a free-spirited young man who helps Al escape from the routine of everyday life and find freedom to enjoy himself.

Sandy Wexler (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2

When a hapless but dedicated talent manager signs his first client who actually has talent, his career finally starts to take off.

Bob Roberts (1992)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA, United Kingdom

Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the filmmakers follow his campaign, Robbins gives needle-sharp insight into the way candidates manipulate the media.