Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Entertaining biopic focuses on Hitch's marriage and method.

PG-13 2012 92 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 13+

It's all about Mirren!

Helen Mirren owns this film. She is its driving force and the film does well because of her. I appreciated trying to offer that there were a lot of other people involved in the Hitchcock "brilliance" and that it is important to acknowledge their critical contributions to his legacy. A playful film, made more vibrant by Mirren's portrayal. A difficult film for young ones to appreciate if they have not seen Psycho or some of Hitchcock's work.

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