Kinsey Synopsis
Life of the pioneer of human sexuality research, Alfred Kinsey.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
One of the year's most satisfying films.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The strength of Kinsey is finally in the clarity it brings to its title character. It is fascinating to meet a complete original, a person...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Kinsey is patient and educational and never (darn it) rude or shocking.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Liam Neeson has never had a richer character to play on screen -- including his landmark role in "Schindler's List" -- and has never...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Scrappy, funny, hot-to-trot biopic.
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88

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The face-to-face interviews laced throughout the movie are fascinating and often laugh-out-loud funny. Ask people to talk dirty and you...
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Linney is a match for Neeson, and the only thing that might keep Lithgow from getting a supporting-Oscar nomination is the brevity of the...
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
As superbly crafted -- as good -- as this movie is, Condon never really owns up to the cloud of pessimism at its center.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Compared to "Ray," which takes Ray Charles' unique life story and manages to make it feel like a cliche, Kinsey is total sophistication and...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's sober, never flashy or exciting but always engrossing.
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Rated R | For pervasive sexual content, including some graphic images and descriptions
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Common Sense Media says Not for kids Great movie, but not for kids.
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LANGUAGE
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF