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Hitchcock may be a household name, but few are familiar with the woman behind the genius -- Alma Reville, his wife and collaborator. This movie, starring Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren, explores their unique relationship and creative partnership as they produce the film Psycho. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 06 Dec 2012
Video Release: 12 Mar 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Hitchcock Rated PG-13?

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.

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