Sex and Death 101 (2007) - Rotten Tomatoes

Sex and Death 101 (2007)



Critic Consensus: Sex and Death 101 aspires to be a clever sex comedy, but has little life behind the sex or the death.

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Upon receiving an e-mail containing the names of every woman he has ever slept with and every women he will ever sleep with, a man set to be married in just one week eschews his wedding plans in favor of seeking out the truth behind the perplexing message in a black comedy written and directed by Heathers screenwriter Daniel Waters. Roderick Blank (Simon Baker) was prepared for a future of predictable, domesticated bliss -- but fate has a funny way of shaking things up when we least expect it. When a mysterious message appears in his inbox and he sets out to discover the origins of the strange communication, he soon finds himself falling for a dangerous black widow named Death Nell (Winona Ryder), who isn't on the list. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

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Simon Baker
as Roderick Blank
Winona Ryder
as Death Nell/Gillian De Raisx
Leslie Bibb
as Dr. Miranda Storm
Julie Bowen
as Fiona Wormwood
Mindy Cohn
as Trixie
Dash Mihok
as Lester
Sophie Monk
as Cynthia Rose
Zachary Gordon
as Snot-Nosed Kid
Frances Fisher
as Hope Hartlight
Keram Malicki-Sánchez
as Master Bitchslap
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Critic Reviews for Sex and Death 101

All Critics (41) | Top Critics (19)

Heaven help a writer who turns a philanderer into a blank.

October 18, 2008 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

As a writer, Waters is best-known for creating Ryder's sharp black comedy, Heathers, and Bruce Willis' self-indulgent bomb, Hudson Hawk. As a director, he tends to waste actors, and he fails to establish a consistent comic tone.

April 11, 2008 | Rating: 1.5/4

There are a lot of laughs, good performances, and points for creativity.

April 7, 2008

Waters is trying to have his cake and eat it out too.

April 4, 2008
Top Critic

Why not simply admit this is cheeseball porn, assembled with a slightly higher brand of cheese and nuts?

April 4, 2008 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

This film is headed quickly for DVD. In the video store, though, it isn't funny enough to be shelved in the comedy section nor dirty enough to be filed with the smut.

April 4, 2008 | Rating: .5/4

Audience Reviews for Sex and Death 101


I enjoyed Sex and Death 101 much more then I thought I would, not only because of Simon Baker but because I found the film itself was very enjoyable to watch and had a few good belly laughs to boot (one in particular had me laughing throughout most of the rest of the film). Don't watch Sex and Death 101 If you are looking for an average popcorn munching comedy film watch it if you are looking for something a bit different and perhaps odd yet still enjoyable. I was lucky enough to pick it up due to my undying love of Simon Baker and I'm happy I did.

Cameron Sherwell
Cameron Sherwell

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weird. not that funny, just sorta of meh. it was a good idea done in that horrible indie film way.

Alexis Nomm
Alexis Nomm

Super Reviewer

Man this was really a weird movie :O Didn't like anything about it.

Dead Angel
Dead Angel

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