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Rear Window

With his leg and hip in a cast, an apartment bound photographer (James Stewart) uses his camera lens to spy on neighbors. With minimal violence and few scenes with sexuality, parents and teens will appreciate one of Alfred Hitchcock's finest murder mysteries. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 115
Theater Release: 01 Aug 1954
Video Release: 06 May 2014
MPAA Rating: PG
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Rear Window is rated PG: Re-rated in 1983. Rated "Approved" when released in 1954.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr.
Studio: 1954 Universal Studios

Detailed Review

In Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 suspense thriller Rear Window, James Stewart is cast as L. B. "Jeff" Jeffries, a world traveling action photographer convalescing a broken leg. As he endures a… 
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Why Is Rear Window Rated PG?

Overall: A-
With his leg and hip in a cast, an apartment bound photographer uses… 
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In one scene Lisa breaks into an apartment in order to find incriminating evidence. Is… 
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