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Prime

Meryl Streep plays a psychoanalyst who happily encourages her 37 year-old client (Uma Thurman) to indulge in a sexual fling with a 23-year-old man-- until the good doctor discovers it is her own son (Bryan Greenberg) who is the older woman's boyfriend. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Theater Release: 27 Oct 2005
Video Release: 06 Mar 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Prime Rated PG-13?


The fact that Prime achieved a PG-13 rating on appeal for sexual content should give parents a heads up about the amount of subject matter in this film. Detailed sexual dialogue, including the use of medical terms for body parts, is frequent, as are scenes and sounds of sexual passion. Most alcohol use takes place in the home or a bar setting, with one character portrayed as totally drunk. Language concerns include repeated profanities, terms of Deity and one extreme term.

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