Prime Synopsis
A woman falls in love with a much younger man who happens to be her therapist son.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A prime example of a solid romantic comedy.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Younger knows it's fun to watch Rafi and David cross lines of age, culture and religion. He also knows it's painful. That's what makes his...
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Prime may have its unlikely moments, but overall its heart is winningly untraditional and in exactly the right place.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Yes, Younger has made an update of the ''shiksa who changed my life" story in ''Annie Hall." But Prime is missing the psychological acuity...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
There are some one-liners that zing not only with humor but truth. On the whole I was satisfied.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Prime is neither deep nor as shallow as it first threatens to be, but surprisingly good fun.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Despite its title, Prime is not a cut above. This romantic comedy's predictability and rather dull love story make it the cinematic...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Not one bit of the story tracks. But with these women in these roles, you're asking for truth?
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The occasionally amusing, generally fatuous romantic comedy about a dazzling divorcee, a smitten Jewish boy and a controlling Jewish mom...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
A romantic saga that dares to ask realistic questions.
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Meryl & Uma are PRIME for Intelligent, Witty RomCom

By lugubriousthespian
This romantic comedy has all the essential ingredients for a very mildly entertaining film, but fortunately our headlining duo of Streep and Thurman add much more to the bubbly broth of a story...

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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content including dialogue, and for language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Predictable, sexy comedy pushes PG-13 rating.
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