American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (2017)


Genre: Documentary , Biography , Drama

Plot: American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story is a docuseries combining archival footage, interviews and cinematic reenactments to tell the story of Playboy magazine's charismatic founder Hugh Hefner and his impact on global culture and history. American Playboy begins in post-war America and takes us through the launch of Playboy magazine in 1953 and the next six decades of Hefner's life and career. As he built his empire, Hefner became both a social justice advocate and a target of the conservative movement, battling with the FBI and J. Edgar Hoover while becoming an outspoken defender of civil rights. Read More



Episode 10: My Way
Episode 9: Down the Rabbit Hole: The Dorothy Stratten Murder
Episode 8: Sex, Drugs and DEA Investigations
Episode 7: Below the Belt: Playboy and the Pubic Wars
Episode 6: Rebel with a Cause: Civil Liberties and Government Crackdowns
Episode 5: The Playboy Interview ("I Read the Magazine for the Articles")
Episode 4: Members Only: The Playboy Club
Episode 3: Becoming Mr. Playboy
Episode 2: Birth of the Centerfold: The Girl Next Door
Episode 1: Before the Bunny: Marilyn Monroe