R | | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the life of Alfred Kinsey, a pioneer in the area of human sexuality research, whose 1948 publication "Sexual Behavior in the Human Male" was one of the first recorded works that saw science address sexual behavior.
On the DVD commentary, Bill Condon reveals that he wanted to include, in a montage, a clip from I Love Lucy (1951), in which a character makes a joking reference to Dr. Alfred Kinsey's research. Condon says that he was unable to use the clip, because Lucie Arnaz (the daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz) denied him the ... ...
Don't sit so far away. Anything that creates a distance should be avoided.
During Kinsey's lecture a phonograph is shown playing a classical recording. The music is heard but the tone arm's position is shown not playing the record.
At the end of the film (following the main cast credits), a montage featuring Kinsey Institute footage of the mating habits of various animals is accompanied by "Fever" by Little Willie John.
$169,038 (USA) (14 November 2004)
$10,214,647 (USA) (27 March 2005)