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Prime (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  28 October 2005 (USA)
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A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.

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Storyline

In colorful, bustling modern-day Manhattan, Rafi Gardet, a beautiful 37-year-old photography producer reeling from a recent divorce, meets David Bloomberg, a handsome 23-year-old painter recently out of college. Rafi's therapist, Dr. Lisa Metzger, who is working to help Rafi overcome her fears of intimacy, finds out that Rafi's new lover is--unfortunately for Lisa--her only son, David. Both David and Rafi must contend with their 14-year age gap, vastly different backgrounds and the demands of David's traditional mother. Despite their intense attraction, the charmed couple soon realizes that vastly different ages and backgrounds create much conflict. A Jewish hip-hop lover and closet painter who still lives with his grandparents, David has little in common with Rafi--a non-practicing Catholic from a wealthy, broken family who travels in the sophisticated, high-end world of fashion. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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A therapeutic new comedy. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for sexual content including dialogue, and for language | See all certifications »

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28 October 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Couchgeflüster  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,220,935 (USA) (28 October 2005)

Gross:

$314,191 (Chile) (3 November 2006)
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The dog sitting at Meryl Streep's feet as she is eating the pastrami sandwich with her husband is, in fact, her own dog - Digby. See more »

Goofs

When Lisa is talking to her therapist the first time about whether or not to continue treating Rafi, at first her hair is behind her glasses. The next shot her hair is outside of her glasses, and the third shot her hair is behind her glasses again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lisa Metzger: Oh, I'm sorry. It's so hot in here, and I can't figure this stupid thing!
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Pure Crap
25 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Prime is the worst movie I've seen in the last year. When I first heard of this movie I couldn't wait to rent it because the previews made it sound hilarious. I was enjoying it for the first 20 minutes, and then I was put to sleep. This is a comedy, and I didn't laugh a single time. I was also put off by all of the flat religious jokes. The last 30 minutes is a jumbled up mess. It's like it didn't know how to end so it just kept going, and going, and going. If I had the choice of either digging a ditch, or watching prime I'd dig a ditch. The lead actor is very stale. At times you want to strangle him because he's so bad of an actor. I read a previous reviewer state this felt like a Woody Allen movie. I agree, and it's the worst I've seen.


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