Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

  1. John Kerr


  2. Christopher Hampton


  3. David Cronenberg


Top Billed Cast

  1. Keira Knightley

    Keira Knightley

    Sabina Spielrein

  2. Viggo Mortensen

    Viggo Mortensen

    Sigmund Freud

  3. Michael Fassbender

    Michael Fassbender

    Carl Jung

  4. Sarah Gadon

    Sarah Gadon

    Emma Jung

  5. Vincent Cassel

    Vincent Cassel

    Otto Gross

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A Dangerous Method
A Dangerous Method


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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 23, 2011
    Theatrical (limited)


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue $27,462,041.00

Homepage http://www.sonyclassics.com/adangerousmethod/



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