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THE MASTER OF SUSPENSE!!! 10 Greatest Movies By Alfred Hitchcock

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock is considered one of the most influential film makers of the world. He marked his first foot steps in many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres. Here is the list of best movies made by him.


North by Northwest (1959)

With Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

Psycho (1960)

With Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin
 A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Rear Window (1954)

With James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

The Lady Vanishes (1938)

With Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty
While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

With Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey, Henry Travers
 A young woman discovers her visiting 'Uncle Charlie' may not be the man he seems to be.

Vertigo (1958)

With James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore
 A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Notorious (1946)

With Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern
 A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Rebecca (1940)

With Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson
 A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.

The Birds (1963)

With Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.

Foreign Correspondent (1940)

With Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders
 On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.