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10 must-see movies for Dr. Ruth

Drruth Everyone's favorite "Sexually Speaking" therapist turns 80 years old today. And Dr. Ruth Westheimer is still going strong, nearly 30 years after her landmark radio program began in September 1980.

What's she up to these days? Last week, she attended the graduation ceremonies at Yale University and had her photo take with Paul McCartney. (Hey, Doc, Paul doesn't need sex advice, he needs marital advice.)

She's also lending her name and face to a website ( that offers sexual help online -- much of it battery-operated (including her highly recommended Eroscillator, but there's no way I'm giving you a direct link on my family-friendly blog.)

Dr. Ruth wasn't available on radio in my hometown when I needed to learn the birds and bees. So I had to rely on Hollywood instead. Here's my birthday present to you, Doc.


10. ZAPPED (1982): Scott Baio, Willie Aames. 

9. FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH (1982): Sean Jenn, Judge Reinhold.

8. MISCHIEF (1985): Doug McKeon, Kelly Preston.

7. LITTLE DARLINGS (1980): Tatum O'Neal, Kristy McNichol.

6. PORKY'S (1982): Dan Monahan, Kim Cattrall.

5. RISKY BUSINESS (1983): Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay

4. LOSIN' IT (1983): Tom Cruise, Shelley Long.

3. PRIVATE LESSONS (1981): Sylvia Kristel, Howard Hesseman

2. MY TUTOR (1983): Caren Kaye, Matt Lattanzi

1. LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN (1982): Lawrence Monoson, Gary Diane Franklin

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