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Harvey

The frantic family of the very congenial Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart) are worried about his imaginary friend rabbit Harvey. So his sister Veta Louise (Josephine Hull) tries to place him in a mental institution. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: B
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 104
Theater Release: 13 Oct 1950
Video Release: 28 Aug 2012
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Overall: B+
The frantic family of a very congenial man with an imaginary friend rabbit tries to place him in a mental institution. In this gentle, family friendly comedy, characters struggle with themes of mental health issues and prejudiced behavior, although it may also offer a positive portrayal of implied alcoholism.

Violence: B+
Character wishes truck would hit another character. Man slips on soap then falls on floor. Male character in medical position is ordered to sit on woman so she can be strip-searched (no sexual implications made). Character pulled into elevator. Woman hits man with purse. Talk of character being stabbed and laying in pool of blood. Character hits his own hand with strap. Character in bar has to be restrained, fight almost breaks out.

Sexual Content: B
Sexual urges mentioned. Extra-marital affair suggested. Characters dance closely, man kisses woman’s forehead.

Language: A
Minor insults.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C+
Bar scenes with characters smoking and drinking. Man smokes cigar. Characters offered cigarettes and frequently invited to meet for drinks.

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