Search results for "Alfred Hitchcock"

Dial M for Murder (1954) RT 88% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Sep 2004

An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to have his wife murdered after discovering she is having an affair, and assumes she will soon leave him for the other man anyway. When ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Grace Kelly  •  Robert Cummings  •  John Williams

Psycho (1960) RT 96% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Mar 2001

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Anthony Perkins  •  Vera Miles  •  John Gavin  •  Janet Leigh

North by Northwest (1959) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Aug 2000

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  James Mason  •  Jessie Royce Landis

To Catch a Thief (1955) RT 95% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Mar 2009

To prevent being accused of the crimes, an ex-burglar must catch a thief who’s been copying his style.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Grace Kelly  •  Jessie Royce Landis  •  Brigitte Auber

Rear Window (1954) RT 100% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Grace Kelly  •  James Stewart  •  Wendell Corey  •  Thelma Ritter

Aventure Malgache (1944)

The Moliere players are in their dressing room getting ready to go on set. One actor mentions to another that his face reminds him of an opportunist turncoat he once knew when ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Paul Bonifas  •  Paul Clarus  •  Jean Dattas  •  Andre Frere

Blackmail (1929) RT 90% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Alice's boyfriend Frank is a Scotland Yard detective who seems more interested in police work than in her. When she agrees to go out with another man, he attacks her and she ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Anny Ondra  •  Sara Allgood  •  Charles Paton  •  John Longden

Bon Voyage (1944) RT 76% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Aug 2004

A young Scottish RAF gunner is debriefed by French officials about his escape from NAZI occupied territory and they are particularly interested in one person who may or may ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  John Blythe

Family Plot (1976) RT 95% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Lighthearted suspense film about a phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend who encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Barbara Harris  •  Bruce Dern  •  Karen Black  •  William Devane

Frenzy (1972) RT 87% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Mar 2001

A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Jon Finch  •  Alec McCowen  •  Barry Foster  •  Billie Whitelaw

I Confess (1953) RT 80% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Unable, due to the seal of the confessional, to be forthcoming with information that would serve to clear himself during a murder investigation, a priest becomes the prime suspect.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Montgomery Clift  •  Anne Baxter  •  Karl Malden  •  Brian Aherne

Jamaica Inn (1939) RT 55% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Jul 1999

In coastal Cornwall, England, during the early 19th Century, a young woman discovers that she's living with a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecking for profit.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Crime
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Charles Laughton  •  Horace Hodges  •  Hay Petrie  •  Frederick Piper

Lifeboat (1944) RT 91% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Oct 2005

During World War II, a small group of survivors is stranded in a lifeboat together after the ship they were traveling on is destroyed by a German U-boat.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Tallulah Bankhead  •  William Bendix  •  Walter Slezak  •  Mary Anderson

Marnie (1964) RT 82% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 2000

Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Tippi Hedren  •  Sean Connery  •  Diane Baker  •  Martin Gabel

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941) RT 63% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2004

Ann (Carole Lombard) and David Smith (Robert Montgomery) are a happily married couple living in New York. One morning, Ann asks David if he had to do it over again, would he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Carole Lombard  •  Robert Montgomery  •  Gene Raymond  •  Jack Carson

Notorious (1946) RT 97% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Mar 2001

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ingrid Bergman  •  Claude Rains  •  Louis Calhern

Number 13 (1922)

This unfinished, never-released 1922 Alfred Hitchcock-directed film was about low-income residents of a tenement building.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Clare Greet  •  Ernest Thesiger

Rebecca (1940) RT 100% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Laurence Olivier  •  Joan Fontaine  •  George Sanders  •  Judith Anderson

Rich and Strange (1931) RT 70% / Audience 30%

A couple, Fred (Henry Kendall) and Emily Hill (Joan Barry) , living a mundane middle-class life in London, are given a small fortune by an uncle as an advance against their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  Henry Kendall  •  Joan Barry  •  Percy Marmont  •  Betty Amann

Rope (1948)

Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Alfred Hitchcock
CAST:  James Stewart  •  John Dall  •  Farley Granger  •  Constance Collier