Dead Ringers

NZ release: 21 April 2023

Content that may disturb, drug use, offensive language, sex scenes, self-harm, violence, sexual themes Rated on: 21 April 2023

Season 1: Episode 1

Dead Ringers Amazon Prime S1

What’s it about?

Twin gynaecologists, Elliot and Beverly Mantle (Rachel Weisz) share everything, including drugs and lovers. They want to open a private clinic to improve women’s healthcare and will push the boundaries of medical ethics to do so. When Beverly becomes romantically involved with a woman who has an unusual uterus, she threatens the twin’s relationship.

The facts

  • Developed by Alice Birch (Normal People, Succession)
  • A modern remake of David Cronenberg’s 1988 thriller, Dead Ringers
  • Starring Rachel Weisz and Britne Oldford

Why did it get this rating?

This film was self-rated by Prime Video. You can find out more about self-rating by streaming providers here.

Sex scenes

There are strong clothed sex scenes and a moment where a man shows a woman his erect penis. Verbal references to sex are detailed.

Content that may disturb

The episodes contain graphic medical procedures and birth, including images of dripping blood, a c-section, babies’ heads crowning and a still birth. A woman haemorrhages to death.

Drug Use

One of the characters regularly takes cocaine.

Offensive language

There is frequent offensive language, including ‘c**t’, ‘f**k’, ‘f**king’ and ‘sh*t’.

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