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Still shot from the movie: Lifeboat.

Lifeboat

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. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B+
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 96
Theater Release: 12 Jan 1944
Video Release: 17 Oct 2005
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

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?

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