The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

1992

The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

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63%

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Reviews Counted: 48

61%
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User Ratings: 47,186

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61%
Average Rating: 3.1/5

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Curtis Hanson's suburban horror story stars Rebecca De Mornay as Peyton, an unstable woman who takes a job as a nanny in order to exact revenge on her employers.

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Cast

Annabella Sciorra
as Claire Bartel
Rebecca De Mornay
as Peyton Flanders
Matt McCoy
as Michael Bartel
Ernie Hudson
as Solomon
Madeline Zima
as Emma Bartel
Justin Zaremby
as Schoolyard Bully
Eric Melander
as Baby Joe
Cliff Lenz
as `Seattle Today' Host
Penny LeGate
as `Seattle Today' Host
Mary Anne Owen
as Dr. Mott's Nurse
Laura Ferri
as Emergency Room Nurse
Dee Dee Van Zyl
as Emergency Room Nurse
Sara Jennifer Sharp
as Peyton's Nurse
Susan Chin
as Newscaster
Kimberly Hill
as Newscaster
Jane Jones
as Woman in Park
Ericka Matson
as Child in Schoolyard
Robert James
as Child in Schoolyard
Aimee Kanemori
as Child in Schooolyard
Elaine Micklesen
as Child in Schoolyard
Brian T. Finney
as Botanical Gardens Worker
Stephen West
as Federal Express Clerk
David Scully
as Male Lab Worker
Julie Clemmons
as Female Lab Worker
Joseph Franklin
as Man at Cleaners
Tom Francis
as Marlene's Assistant
Jeff Conkel
as Paramedic
Patrick Ryals
as Policeman
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Critic Reviews for The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

All Critics (48) | Top Critics (14)

Audience Reviews for The Hand that Rocks the Cradle

The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world. That is very true in this nail-biting, on-the-edge-of-your-seat thriller. Excellent acting by Rebecca De Mornay, and Annabella Sciorra who I had not heard of until I watched this movie. Absolutely a great movie! You'll honestly enjoy this movie if your into thriller movies like I am. Rent it!!!! :)

Cassie Hill
Cassie Hill

Super Reviewer

Fucking stupid movie that my local tv channel used to run almost daily.

Tsubaki Sanjuro
Tsubaki Sanjuro

Super Reviewer

Disturbing.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

Super Reviewer

hahahahahahaha

Drew Smith
Drew Smith

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