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Still shot from the movie: The Sessions.

The Sessions

While many movies have been made about teenaged boys trying to lose their virginity, this script takes a slightly different angle. This time the goal belongs to a man in an iron lung. And instead of peer support, he turns to his therapist, a priest and a professional sex surrogate for help. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: --
Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 98
Theater Release: 19 Oct 2012
Video Release: 11 Feb 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Sessions Rated R?


This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Some scenes may frighten children.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent use of explicit sexual language and descriptive sexual references, often in a clinical context.

- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity in a therapeutic context (with breast and buttock nudity, and female frontal nudity shown.)

- Implied sexual activity.

- Depictions of nude breasts, buttocks and pubic regions in a sexual situation.

- Full frontal nudity in a sexual situation.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

Language:

- One use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang and slurs.

- Approximately 61 instances of sexual language.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Smoking.

- References to drugs, alcohol or tobacco use.

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