Sessions, The

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest."

Overall Ranking: 923 (Rank from 2012: # 35)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 35%
Half-Popped 15%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97(full review)
Patrick Devitt90
Tom Barnes90
Dave Examines Movies89(full review)
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Angry Vader88(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik85 - Based on true events it is an unconventional and uplifting love story with a lot of tenderness, wit, charm and genuine performances.
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Entertainment Blur Rob85(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown84(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest84
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin80(full review)
Maurice of Movie Mixology80(full review)
Committed to Celluloid Fernando Rafael80(full review)
BTS Brian75
Movie Evangelist70(full review)
Minnesota Man70(full review)
Dan O'Neill70(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)
Aaron Leggo from Critical Critics61(full review)
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People Involved

  • John Hawkes (Mark OBrien)
  • Helen Hunt (Cheryl Cohen Greene)
  • William H. Macy (Father Brendan)
  • Moon Bloodgood ()
  • Annika Marks ()
  • W. Earl Brown ()
  • Blake Lindsley ()
  • Adam Arkin ()
  • Ben Lewin (Director)
  • Ben Lewin (Director)
  • Judi Levine (Director)