5.1/10
6,273
43 user 52 critic

Deep Throat (1972)

A woman with an unusual birth defect comes to a doctor who has an unorthodox solution to make the best of her situation.

Director:

Gerard Damiano (as Jerry Gerard)

Writer:

Gerard Damiano (as Jerry Gerard)
Reviews
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Harry Reems ... Dr. Young
Helen Wood Helen Wood ... Helen (as Dolly Sharp)
Ronnie Shark Ronnie Shark ... Mr. Maltz (as Bill Harrison)
William Love William Love ... Wilber Wang
Carol Connors Carol Connors ... The Nurse
Bob Phillips Bob Phillips ... Mr. Fenster
Linda Lovelace ... Linda Lovelace
Ted Street Ted Street ... Delivery Boy
John Byron John Byron ... #11
Jack Birch Jack Birch ... #12 (as Michael Powers)
Gerard Damiano ... Last Man (as Al Gork)
Learn more

More Like This 

Adult | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A beautiful woman is abducted and initiated into a live sex act on a private stage, participating in lesbianism, interracial sex and a public orgy.

Directors: Artie Mitchell, Jim Mitchell
Stars: Marilyn Chambers, George S. McDonald, Johnnie Keyes
Adult | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A porn musical based on the classic.

Director: Bud Townsend
Stars: Kristine DeBell, Bucky Searles, Gela Nash
Adult | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A cheerleader and her friends need to make money quickly, so they begin selling sexual services.

Director: Jim Buckley
Stars: Bambi Woods, Christie Ford, Robert Kerman
Sex for Sale (1971)
Short | Adult
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The story of one woman's struggle to fund her next grocery shop.

Director: Ted Snyder
Stars: Linda Lovelace
The Image (1975)
Adult | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Jean becomes interested in friend Claire's kinky sex with slave Anne.

Director: Radley Metzger
Stars: Mary Mendum, Carl Parker, Marilyn Roberts
Adult | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young couple receives two tickets in the mail for a free stay at an island resort. After they get there they find out that someone is killing off the guests one by one.

Director: John Seeman
Stars: Harry Reems, Ginger Lynn, Jamie Gillis
Adult | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young couple seeks therapy from a professional sex therapist whom explains the ways of the so-called female G-spot and the ways to turn a woman on.

Director: Artie Mitchell
Stars: Ginger Lynn, Harry Reems, Annette Haven
Adult | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Miss Jones is tired of her life and commits suicide. She comes to a place where its decided if she will end up in Heaven or Hell. Because of her suicide she should go to Hell but she has ... See full summary »

Director: Gerard Damiano
Stars: Georgina Spelvin, Harry Reems, John Clemens
Adult | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A millionaire begins a sadomasochistic relationship with a naive young woman.

Director: Gerard Damiano
Stars: Jamie Gillis, Terri Hall, Zebedy Colt
Adult | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Pornography meets Pygmalion. Misty, the hooker, meets the sexologist who thinks he can transform her from "the nadir of passion" into someone who inspires passion. While Misty is trained ... See full summary »

Director: Radley Metzger
Stars: Constance Money, Jamie Gillis, Jacqueline Beudant
Gomorrahy (1972)
Short | Adult
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A lesbian footballer goes deep inside a wet and willing whore who can accommodate her foot as easily as a man's inches.

Director: Lawrence T. Cole
Stars: Ginger, Linda Lovelace
Deep Throat III (Video 1989)
Adult | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Jerome Bronson
Stars: Aja, Peter North, Amanda Tyler
Edit

Storyline

Linda, frustrated that her hugely energetic sex life leaves her unsatisfied, seeks medical help. The doctor informs her that the reason for her problem is that her clitoris is mistakenly located at the back of her throat - but there is a very simple remedy, which the doctor, and various other men, proceed to demonstrate. Written by http://free-cams.xyz

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

How far does a girl have to go to untangle her tingle?

Genres:

Adult | Comedy

Certificate:

X | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film contains a number of references to the James Bond film series. The James Bond theme song can be briefly heard in the soundtrack. Dr. Young refers to "case 007." At the time, Terence Young had directed most of the James Bond films. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Wilbur Wang: I'm only 4 inches away from happiness!
See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end of the film, it states: THE END and deep throat to you all See more »

Alternate Versions

Deep Throat did not receive an official UK video release until March 2000 when 2 alternate versions of the film were released. An edited 18 rated version - which runs 50m 33s and was itself cut by 1 minute 22 secs by the BBFC for explicit sexual content - and the full 61 minute hardcore version which was passed uncut as R18 and is only available in licensed sex shops in the UK. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Auto Focus (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Bubbles
Performed by Lion Warfield
See more »

User Reviews

Deep Throat
6 August 2001 | by rdh7182373See all my reviews

In 1968, the Production Code was abandoned and replaced by the MPAA classification system. Valenti gave producers the option of giving themselves a self-imposed 'X' rather than submit the film for a rating. X was the only one they hadn't registered a trademark. From 1969-1970 there was a glut of soft-core X rated films in the marketplace like "I am Curious, Yellow" and "Inga". However, by 1971, XXX hard-core had established itself in many urban areas and essentially replaced the soft-core X product. "Deep Throat" became a test case regarding the level of pornography that was going to be acceptable in theaters. It was subject to extension litigation and several were brought up on charges including Harry Reems. For a period of time it was declared obscene in New York. I traveled with a group of high school friends to see it in New Jersey circa 1973 and even though we were underage, we got in. Needless to say, with all the hoopla surrounding the picture I was disappointed. It was a typical boring porn notwithstanding Lovelace's ability to control her gag reflex. I've seen better and I've seen worse. The trouble with most porn is that eroticism is both psychological as well as physical. A truly sensual scene requires performance, some motion picture technical finese as well as the mechanics of sex. Few porno actresses had any acting talent beyond faking orgasms and the production value of most XXX features tended to be poor. "Deep Throat" is no exception. Richard W. Haines


61 of 74 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 43 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 January 1973 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Throat See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$22,500 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (cut) | (softcore)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed