Orgasm Inc. movie synopsis: In the shocking and hilarious documentary Orgasm Inc., filmmaker Liz Canner takes a job editing erotic videos for a drug trial for a pharmaceutical company. Her employer is developing what they hope will be the first Viagra drug for women that wins FDA approval to treat a new disease: Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD). Liz gains permission to film the company for her own documentary. Initially, she plans to create a movie about science and pleasure but she soon begins to suspect that her employer, along with a cadre of other medical companies, might be trying to take advantage of women (and potentially endanger their health) in pursuit of billion dollar profits. Orgasm Inc. is a powerful look inside the medical industry and the marketing campaigns that are literally and figuratively reshaping our everyday lives around health, illness, desire -- and that ultimate moment: orgasm.
Along with meeting drug company CEOs, field testers, and number crunchers, she encounters doctors, scientists and psychiatrists who are resisting the pharmaceutical industry's notion that sexual dissatisfaction is a disease that needs to be treated with a drug. Most of women's sexual problems, they believe, are due to cultural conditions -- relationship issues, sexual abuse, poor sex education, and stress from overwork. Their goal: stop corporate medicine before it is too late.