The Dark Side of Porn

The BEST episodes of The Dark Side of Porn

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Channel 4 presents a season of documentaries exploring the dark reality of the adult film industry.

Last Updated: 5/25/2022Network: Channel 4
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Porn Shutdown
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6.83
18 votes

#1 - Porn Shutdown

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/25/2005

Darren James was diagnosed with HIV in early 2005, which led to a two month shutdown of the adult movie industry in Los Angeles. Featuring Sharon Mitchell, founder of AIM Healthcare and Rob Black, producer of Gonzo pornography.

Diary of a Porn Virgin
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6.67
15 votes

#2 - Diary of a Porn Virgin

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/26/2005

This episode gives an insight in the lives of newcomers to the adult entertainment. From the initial approach to a glamour agency and the first sexy photo-shoot to the HIV test, the audition and the first hardcore shoot, it shows the gritty reality of what working in the porn industry means in Britain today.

Amateur Porn
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6.56
9 votes

#3 - Amateur Porn

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/10/2006

This episode examines what is going on in the British sex industry, where new male actors are lining up to do a job without getting paid.

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Does Snuff Exist?
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6.50
4 votes

#4 - Does Snuff Exist?

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/18/2006

This episode investigates the truth behind snuff movies.

The Real Animal Farm
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6.20
5 votes

#5 - The Real Animal Farm

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/19/2006

Looks into the story behind the bestiality porn movies, and reveals how Animal Farm saw the light.

Debbie Does Dallas Uncovered
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6.00
9 votes

#6 - Debbie Does Dallas Uncovered

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/27/2005

A search for the secrets behind the legendary porn movie Debbie Does Dallas, with the mysterious entrance and disappearance of the main star Bambi Woods. Featuring interviews with Robin Byrd, female actress in the movie and Bill Kelly, a former FBI agent once working on an undercover operation to bust porn producers.

Me and My Slaves
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6.00
3 votes

#7 - Me and My Slaves

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/11/2006

This episodes is centered around "Rick", a BDSM Dominator who wants to quit the job after doing it for 25 years. Over a period of more than a year, Rick talks intimately about his life.

Hunting Emmanuelle
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6.00
1 votes

#8 - Hunting Emmanuelle

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/12/2006

This episode examines the cultural impact of the movie Emmanuelle. Featuring an interview with Sylvia Kristel.

Death of a Porn Star
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5.29
7 votes

#9 - Death of a Porn Star

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/28/2005

In March 2000 porn star Lolo Ferrari was found dead, apparently of a drugs overdose. Suicide was blamed, but her mother refused to accept the verdict and two years later was granted a second autopsy. Featuring candid interviews with Lola's mother, her plastic surgeon and her husband, this is a story of fame, prostitution, hardcore pornography and, possibly, murder.