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Overall B+

In this Alfred Hitchcock's film, a handful of survivors huddle in a Lifeboat after the passenger ship they were aboard is sunk by a German U-boat. Surrounded by miles of open sea, their human vices and strengths come to the surface while they await a hoped-for rescue.

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

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Why is Lifeboat rated Not Rated?

Official MPAA Rating: Lifeboat is rated Not Rated for

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After the German U-boat attacks a ship, dead bodies including a baby are seen in the water. Later, a woman, distressed by the loss of her child, commits suicide. As the result of an injury, one man’s leg is amputated. He uses alcohol as a means of dealing with the operation. Several characters smoke. One girl reveals her adulterous relationship with a married man and two couples kiss after some sexual tension develops on board the lifeboat. One character is purposely pushed overboard and killed.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video NA