Why is The Sessions rated R?
Official MPAA Rating: The Sessions is rated R for for strong sexuality including graphic nudity and frank dialogue.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- 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.
- 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:
- References to drugs, alcohol or tobacco use.