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Harvey

Released

Oct 13, 1950

Latest Home Video

Aug 28, 2012

MPAA Rating

Not Rated

Director

Henry Koster

Cast

James Stewart

Studio

1950 Universal Pictures

Still shot from the movie: Harvey.

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Synopsis

The frantic family of the very congenial Elwood P. Dowd (James Stewart) are worried about his imaginary friend rabbit Harvey. So his sister Veta Louise (Josephine Hull) tries to place him in a mental institution.

Content Details

Why Is Harvey Rated Not Rated?

Harvey is rated Not Rated

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Overall: B+
The frantic family of a very congenial man with an imaginary friend rabbit tries to place him in a mental institution. In this gentle, family friendly comedy, characters struggle with themes of mental health issues and prejudiced behavior, although it may also offer a positive portrayal of implied alcoholism.

Violence: B+
Character wishes truck would hit another character. Man slips on soap then falls on floor. Male character in medical position is ordered to sit on woman so she can be strip-searched (no sexual implications made). Character pulled into elevator. Woman hits man with purse. Talk of character being stabbed and laying in pool of blood. Character hits his own hand with strap. Character in bar has to be restrained, fight almost breaks out.

Sexual Content: B
Sexual urges mentioned. Extra-marital affair suggested. Characters dance closely, man kisses woman’s forehead.

Language: A
Minor insults.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C+
Bar scenes with characters smoking and drinking. Man smokes cigar. Characters offered cigarettes and frequently invited to meet for drinks.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
Not Rated
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated -----
ON Not Rated
QC Not Rated
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: NA

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Details on home video releases of Harvey...

Home Video Notes: Harvey

Release Date: 28 August 2012

Harvey releases to home video in a Combo Pack (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy), with the following bonus extras:

- Special Introduction by star Jimmy Stewart with photographic montage

- Production Notes

- The Carl Laemmle Era

- The Lew Wasserman Era

- Theatrical Trailer

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