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Kinsey

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Cast
Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Chris O'Donnell, Peter Sarsgaard, Timothy Hutton, John Lithgow, Tim Curry, Oliver Platt, Dylan Baker, Julianne Nicholson, William Sadler
Released
2004
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Boy Scout Alfred Kinsey reads to a younger Scout, "Any habit which causes the sex fluid to be discharged must be resisted. Doctors link it to an assortment of illnesses, including insanity, blindness, epilepsy, even death."
Younger Scout: ”I'm killing myself, and I'm not even awake.” (0:07)

Alfred Kinsey, now a college professor, tells his new wife Mac, "I'm a little nervous." (0:21)

Alfred's father tells the others, referring to Alfred's brother Robert, "I was worried that his teachers were showing him favor..." (0:22)

Ben’s wife Emily tells Kinsey, "I’m frigid." (0:29)

Kinsey tells Mac, referring to Emily and Ben, "I couldn't imagine where those kids crazy idea came from until I discovered this." (0:30)

Narrator of movie shown in hygiene class: "The story vividly portrays the misery caused to innocent victims by the ignorance or selfishness of individuals infected with syphilis." (0:34)

Professor Thurman Rice teaches, "However, perfect inhibition, although an ideal to be striven for, is not always achievable. Stress and the worries of the day can lead to a weakening of resolve..." (0:36)

Student: "Is homosexuality a form of insanity?"
Another student stutters, ”Does suppressing sex lead to stuttering?” (0:40)

Kinsey asks his class, "Does too much masturbation cause premature ejaculation?... This leaves most of us feeling anxious or guilty." (0:40)

Kinsey lectures: "... I might remark that nearly all the so-called sexual perversions fall within the range of biologic normality... If something pleasurable and strongly desired is prohibited, it becomes an obsession." (0:55)

Kinsey’s assistant Clyde tells Mac, referring to Kinsey, "Prok got worried when he couldn't reach you." (0:57)

Dr. Alan Gregg of the Rockefeller Foundation tells Kinsey, "There are those who argue that sex is largely a matter of feelings and psychological attitudes..."
”I hope you're not planning to dwell on sexual oddities and perversions.” (1:03)

Kinsey asks a subject, "And what other masochistic acts do you enjoy?" (1:05)

Kinsey’s assistant tells the others, "Well, needless to say, the mood was broken." (1:09)

Burial in cemetery, then wake, for Kinsey’s mother. (1:11)

Herman Wells tells a group of journalists, "Dr. Kinsey's findings are surprising, sometimes even shocking." (1:15)

KInsey tells his assistant Paul Gebhard, "For years, women have been told that a clitoral orgasm is immature, neurotic. So they've struggled with great anxiety... According to the psychoanalysts, this woman is frigid." (1:21)

Gebhard tells Clyde's wife Alice, "Well, don't worry." (1:22)

Kinsey dictates: "At times, it is a conscious or unconscious attempt to acquire social status." (1:24)

Subject Kenneth: "Don't worry, Dr. Kinsey" (1:25)

KInsey tells Clyde, "Seems I've developed a dependency on barbiturates..." (1:37)

Woman subject: "I came very close to ending it all." (1:47)