Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Sessions Reviews

4.0

79

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally favorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    The Sessions is first and foremost about Hawkes' virtuoso performance, one of those "My Left Foot"-y transformations that make audiences verklemmt and generate awards talk.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    At once entirely frank and downright cuddly in the way it deals with the seldom-visited subject of the sex lives of people with disabilities, this well-acted and constructed film will, at the very least, turn the spotlight on this unusual topic.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    A moving tale with wryly funny moments.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The Sessions is admirable, and often enjoyable, yet self-limiting in concept. It's exactly about what it sets out to be about - no less but no more.

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