• Released
  • November 23, 2012
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 38 min
  • Drama
  • 480 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: The production of "Psycho" strains Alfred Hitchcock's marriage to Alma Reville.

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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's a perfect summation of why he was the ultimate filmmaker.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
This narrative directing debut by Sacha Gervasi remains absorbing and aptly droll despite a few dramatic ups and downs and, led by large...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Hopkins and Mirren are acting pros in stellar form. There's no way you want to miss the pleasure of their company in a movie that offers a...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Hitchcock isn't ambitious or complicated. It's simple, does what it sets out to do, and gets out before anyone even thinks about checking...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Jessica Biel is Vera Miles, the star who had the nerve to get pregnant when Hitchcock wanted her for "Vertigo." He feels betrayed, and she...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though the film is titled Hitchcock and ostensibly centers on the legendary director, we get a better sense of the women around him than...
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60

NPR

By Ella Taylor
The film never coheres. Trying to carve out a space between black comedy and straight evocation of a difficult but rewarding marriage, the...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Despite its definitive title, you won't actually learn much about Alfred Hitchcock from Sacha Gervasi's briskly superficial biopic. But...
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This is all a long way of saying that the best way to better understand the man who made those and dozens of other movies is simply to see...
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10

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Hitchcock rings false from start to finish.
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Rated PG-13 | For Some violent images, sexual content and thematic material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Entertaining biopic focuses on Hitch's marriage and method.
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