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When Beth (Rose Byrne) moves into a new apartment, she isn't quite sure what to make of her neighbor Adam (Hugh Dancy). Although he is handsome, bright and talkative, Adam also has Asperger's Syndrome -- which accounts for his social awkwardness. Despite this, Beth begins to pursue a relationship with the lonely young man. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 25 Aug 2009
Video Release: 02 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Adam is rated PG-13: for thematic material, sexual content and language.

Cast: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving, Frankie Faison.
Studio: 2009 Fox Searchlight
Website: Official site for Adam.

Detailed Review

When Beth Buchwald (Rose Byrne) moves into an apartment in a NYC borough, she runs into her new neighbor Adam Raki (Hugh Dancy). Rebounding from a broken relationship, the elementary… 
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Why Is Adam Rated PG-13?

Adam’s inability to understand social cues or the nuances of language makes for many awkward… 
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