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The Hand that Rocks the Cradle(Movie, 1992)

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| 1h 50min | Genres: Drama, Thriller
The Hand that Rocks the CradleRating: 3.5/5 (with 314314 votes)
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is a 1992 American psychological thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson, and starring Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy, Ernie Hudson, and Julianne Moore. Its plot follows the pregnant wife of a Seattle obstetrician who kills himself after he is accused of sexual misconduct by his patients. The shock leads the wife to miscarry, after which she poses as a nanny for one of her husband's accusers, and slowly begins to infiltrate the family. The title is taken from an 1865 poem by William Ross Wallace and there are several nods to the comic opera The Pirates of Penzance. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle grossed approximately $140 million worldwide. ()
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Awards & Nominations for The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

MTV Movie Award for Best Villain

About The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The nail-biting suspense builds quickly in this chilling psychological thriller about deception and bitter revenge.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Seattle
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 20 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/10/1992
Director: Curtis Hanson
Screenwriter: Amanda Silver
Film Editor: John F. Link
Director of Photography: Robert Elswit
Composer: Graeme Revell
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"La mano sulla culla... è la mano che governa il mondo"
Budget: 11,700,000 USD
Revenue: 88,036,683 USD (= 752%)

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