A year later, the film American Pie was credited with reviving the "teen sex comedy" subgenre.
In the film, a group of high schoolers make a pact to lose their virginity before they graduate.
In 1981, the film Porky's cemented the wide appeal of the sex comedy.
Although it would go on to become the fifth highest-grossing film of the year, it proved to be unpopular with critics, with many accusing it of being degrading to women as well as objectifying of them.
" sex comedies, starring Doris Day, Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe.
The United Kingdom released a spate of sex comedies in the 1970s notably the Carry On series.
" could no longer serve as the central dynamic, and filmmakers moved on to different topics.
", but in the end, the man would fall for the girl, and sometimes agree to marry her.
Notable sex comedies in this period would be Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Pillow Talk, Irma La Douce, The Seven Year Itch, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Lover Come Back.
The precursor to British sex comedies was Norman Wisdom's last starring role, What's Good for the Goose (1969), by Tony Tenser.
He specialised in producing exploitation films and founded his own production company Tigon British Film Productions in 1966.