Learn more Download now Browse your favorite restaurants Shop now Shop now Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more Shop Fire Shop Now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more

American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story

Season 1
(59)7.32017Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions

A fascinating docuseries chronicling Playboy magazine's charismatic founder, Hugh Hefner, and his impact on global culture. Told from his unique perspective with never-before-seen footage from his private archive, discover the captivating story about the man behind the bunny.

Watch for £0.00 with Prime
Watch with Prime
Start your 30-day free trial
By ordering or viewing, you agree to our Terms. Sold by Amazon Video Limited.
1. Before the Bunny: Marilyn Monroe

The surprising story of how Marilyn Monroe became Playboy's first pin-up.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 40 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
2. Birth of the Centerfold: The Girl Next Door

Hugh Hefner convinces his new subscription manager to pose as the magazine's first centerfold and "the girl next door" becomes Playboy's formula for success. 

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 42 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
3. Becoming Mr. Playboy

During the mid-1950s, Hugh Hefner and Playboy gain national success, giving Hefner an opportunity to speak out about social issues while enjoying the perks of being Mr. Playboy.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 42 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
4. Members Only: The Playboy Club

To bring Playboy's bachelor lifestyle to the public, Hugh Hefner opens the Playboy Club in Chicago and creates the perfect nightlife hostess - the bunny.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 41 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
5. The Playboy Interview ("I Read the Magazine for the Articles)

Hugh Hefner creates the Playboy Interview, giving a platform to cultural leaders to discuss pressing social issues, and publishes a controversial interview with Malcolm X.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 41 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
6. Rebel with a Cause: Civil Liberties and Government Crackdowns

Hefner becomes addicted to an amphetamine drug that lets him work around the clock, using the pages of the magazine to fight for civil rights and ultimately publish what would become Martin Luther King Jr's final written words. 

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 40 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
7. Below The Belt: Playboy and the Pubic Wars

While Hugh Hefner finds love and success in Hollywood, Playboy fights Penthouse in the pubic wars.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 41 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
8. Sex, Drugs and DEA Investigations

Hugh Hefner's secretary and close friend, Bobbie Arnstein, finds herself at the center of a conspiracy to take down the Playboy empire and her loyalty to Hefner proves deadly.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 38 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
9. Down the Rabbit Hole: The Dorothy Stratten Murder

After the death of Bobbie Arnstein, Hugh Hefner retreats permanently to his Los Angeles mansion, only to face the murder of Playmate Dorothy Stratten.

Suitable for ages 18 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 43 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
10. My Way

With Playboy on the brink of bankruptcy, Hefner sacrifices friends and leans on family to secure the brand's future.

Suitable for ages 15 and overSubtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 46 minutes Release date: 7 April 2017
Bonus: American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story - Official Trailer

Told from Hugh Hefner's unique perspective, discover the fascinating and revealing story about the man behind one of the most globally recognized brands. Comprised of never-before-seen archival footage, the docuseries spans over six decades while telling the dual narrative of Hefner's captivating personal life, intertwined with the evolution of the country he sought to change.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 minute Release date: 6 February 2017

Customer reviews

Customer reviews frequently mention

Top customer reviews

16 April 2017
Format: Prime VideoVerified Purchase
7 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
11 October 2017
Format: Prime VideoVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
15 October 2017
Format: Prime VideoVerified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
10 June 2017
Format: Prime VideoVerified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
29 September 2017
Format: Prime VideoVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
18 November 2017
Format: Prime VideoVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
25 November 2017
Format: Prime VideoVerified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
15 May 2017
Format: Prime VideoVerified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
Comment Report abuse

Most recent customer reviews