Ladies Getting Head

This list catalogs exactly what the title suggests. Usually, if there is any depiction of oral sex - unsimulated or otherwise - in mainstream cinema, men are often the recipients. This isn't hard to believe, given that the MPAA have a sordid history of threatening sexually explicit (rather than violently explicit) films with an NC-17 rating, with special emphasis on female oral sex. This all works to appeal to the insidious male gaze, which historically works to adhere the perspective of men as sole beneficiaries. Furthermore, it reinforces the notion of women as little more than tools of pleasure for men alone. Such a practice shames the many women who actually do enjoy sex, especially when the man isn't visibly…

  • Blue Valentine
  • The To Do List
  • But I'm a Cheerleader
  • Wetlands
  • The Kids Are All Right
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • Sex and Lucía
  • Pulp Fiction
  • American Pie
  • Away We Go
  • Gone Girl
  • I Am Curious (Yellow)
  • Mushrooms
  • 9 Songs
  • Don't Look Now
  • Boys Don't Cry
  • Female Trouble
  • Tromeo & Juliet
  • Wild
  • Ken Park
  • Body of Evidence
  • Inherent Vice
  • Black Swan
  • Shortbus
  • Red Road
  • The Counselor
  • The Dreamers
  • Lie with Me
  • In Secret
  • Coming Home
  • The Mother
  • Angels of Sex
  • Lost and Delirious
  • Elena Undone
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Dogtooth
  • Friends with Benefits
  • Funny People
  • The Sitter
  • The Sweetest Thing
  • Personal Best
  • Desert Hearts
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Poison Ivy
  • Chasing Amy
  • The Cooler
  • Novo
  • Greenberg
  • Annie Hall
  • In the Cut
  • Monster's Ball
  • Basic Instinct
  • Human Zoo
  • Map of the Sounds of Tokyo
  • Scary Movie
  • The Tribe
  • Soldier's Girl
  • American Reunion
  • Trouble Every Day
  • A History of Violence
  • Hooking Up
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Hamburger: The Motion Picture
  • Excision
  • Better Than Chocolate
  • Dear White People
  • American Pie Presents: Beta House
  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. I
  • Something's Gotta Give
  • Two Girls and a Guy
  • Saving Silverman
  • Natural Born Killers
  • Starlet
  • Tangerine
  • Velvet Goldmine
  • Running Scared
  • Crash
  • Adrift
  • Kiss of the Damned
  • The ABCs of Death
  • Alps
  • See No Evil 2
  • Team America: World Police
  • Enter the Void
  • Flannel Pajamas
  • Henry & June
  • The Piano
  • Threesome
  • Gigli
  • Lawn Dogs
  • The Alarmist
  • The American
  • High Heels
  • Appropriate Behavior
  • Under the Tuscan Sun
  • Sherrybaby
  • Carancho