Picture from Lifeboat
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

Talk to your kids about…


How do the “close quarters” in this film add to the tension? What is revealed about each person’s character? What part does trust play among the castaways?