Picture from Hitchcock
Overall B

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.

Violence C+
Sexual Content C+
Profanity B-
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violent images, sexual content and thematic material.

Why is Hitchcock rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Hitchcock is rated PG-13 for for some violent images, sexual content and thematic material.

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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.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children.
Ontario PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG