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Overall C-

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.

Violence B
Sexual Content D+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

Why is Prime rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Prime is rated PG-13 for (on appeal) for sexual content including dialogue, and for language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

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.