Overview

In 1972, a seemingly typical shoestring budget pornographic film was made in a Florida hotel, "Deep Throat," starring Linda Lovelace. This film would surpass the wildest expectation of everyone involved to become one of the most successful independent films of all time. It caught the public imagination which met the spirit of the times, even as the self appointed guardians of public morality struggled to suppress it, and created, for a brief moment, a possible future where sexuality in film had a bold artistic potential. This film covers the story of the making of this controversial film, its stunning success, its hysterical opposition along with its dark side of mob influence and allegations of the on set mistreatment of the film's star.

  1. Randy Barbato

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Fenton Bailey

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dennis Hopper

    Dennis Hopper

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Peter Bart

    Peter Bart

    Himself

  3. Warren Beatty

    Warren Beatty

    Himself (archive footage)

  4. Carl Bernstein

    Himself

  5. Norman Mailer

    Norman Mailer

    Himself

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Inside Deep Throat
Inside Deep Throat

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 11, 2005
    NC-17
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    These films contain excessive graphic violence, intense or explicit sex, depraved, abhorrent behavior, explicit drug abuse, strong language, explicit nudity, or any other elements which, at present, most parents would consider too strong and therefore off-limits for viewing by their children and teens. NC-17 does not necessarily mean obscene or pornographic in the oft-accepted or legal meaning of those words.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $653,621.00

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