The Hand that Rocks the Cradle poster


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 thr

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1992-01-10

Runtime 110 minutes

Budget $12m

Revenue $88m


TMDB 6.9


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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "This movie turned out so well, a wild ride from beginning to end, and I'm glad I had a chance to see it!"

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amy_santi shared a tip "I Dont Know Why I Like This But Its Like Bad Good You Know?"

nicola_bishop shared a tip "Creepy but good"

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SistaTiph shared a tip "Great Flick"

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through-glass shared a tip "I love this movie sooooo much. So stressful!"

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grandmaluvlee shared a tip "Great suspense!"

kim_hasty shared a tip "Oh thus was a wicked movie! You don't mess with a mother's child."

brian_johnston shared a tip "Rebecca De Mornay is at the top of her game in this one. Well worth seeing at least once."

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erica_johnson_8981 shared a tip "This movie is definitely a wild ride. A great thriller to keep you interested. #thrillers"

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autumn_dehaven shared a tip "Great acting, great plot, great movie perfect for a good scare without going overboard with the blood."

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