The Theory of Everything

The incredible story of Jane and Stephen Hawking


The Theory of Everything
This film arrives laden with awards and nominations. Based on the book by Jane Hawkings, it is an intimate account of their romance and life together, and of their struggles once Stephen received his earth-shattering diagnosis at the tender age of 21. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed.

123 minutes.
Parental Guidance 7-9.
Biographical, Drama, Romance, On the art circuit

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Credits

Cast
Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Tom Prior, Sophie Perry, Finlay Wright-Stevens, Harry Lloyd, Alice Orr-Ewing, David Thewlis
Director
James Marsh
ScreenplayAnthony McCarten, from the book by Jane Hawking
MusicJóhann Jóhannsson
CinematographyBenoît Delhomme
EditingJinx Godfrey
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2014
Produced byWorking Title Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNo sex, only affection, infrequent
ViolenceLow impact, infrequent, justified
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyInfrequent, justified, low impact
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG-13 for some thematic elements and suggestive material
Runtime123
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
3
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
3
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
5

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
3
Violence
1
Sex
2
Language
1
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
1

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Diane de Beer quote iconLove is so much more than a theory.
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconJy vóél die pyn, magteloosheid.
15
Cape Times
Leslie Felperin quote iconTriumph over adversity.
5
Metacritic.com
47 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
220 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Part biopic, part love story, The Theory of Everything rises on James Marsh's polished direction and the strength of its two leads.
16
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
15
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconHawking's brilliant mind comes to life in thoughtful drama.
15

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
216 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
60066 users
15
Internet
103171 Netizens
16

Average .. 71%

14

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