Why is Hitchcock rated PG-13?
Official MPAA Rating: Hitchcock is rated PG-13 for for some violent images, sexual content and thematic material.
Violence: A man is hit over the head and killed. Photos of decapitated corpses are seen. Other dead bodies are briefly shown. A man gives gruesome descriptions of murdered bodies. Characters act out the famous shower scene from Psycho, which depicts a vicious stabbing.
Sexual Content: A married couple each suspects their partner of being unfaithful. A married man has an affair with another woman. Several female characters are seen in their bras. Some sexual innuendo is included.
Language: The script contains numerous terms of Deity, some mild profanities and a crude term used as a double entendre for male anatomy.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink on numerous occasions. A man secretly drinks to relieve stress and gives alcohol to his dogs. Some cigarette and cigar use is also depicted.