Top Ten: Alfred Hitchcock Movies
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 2:30PM
NATHANIEL R in Alfred Hitchcock, Horror, List-Mania, Tues Top Ten

What are your favourite Hitchcock films? For the Master of Suspense's 120th birthday today, we ought to share them. He's been dead for 39 years but we don't think he'd mind the grave-digging each birthday because his films are immortal.

Mine would go like so:

  1. Psycho (1960)
  2. Notorious (1946)
  3. Rear Window (1954)
  4. Vertigo (1958)
    Those are the four that are unthinkably indecently perfect...

  5. Rope (1948)
  6. Shadow of a Doubt (1942)
  7. Strangers on a Train (1951)
  8. North by Northwest (1959)
  9. To Catch a Thief (1955)
  10. The Birds (1963)


It's true I'm not as crazy about Rebecca as other cinephiles are... though I like it plenty. I have a few Hitchcock left to see (the two most important ones being Lifeboat and...I'm dumbfounded/mystified as to why but I've never seen this one given my Monty Clift obsession but I Confess), and a few I really need to see again since they're such distant memories I can barely recall them (Spellbound, The Trouble with Harry, and The Man Who Knew Too Much) but pretty sure I saw them as a kid in some circumstance or other.


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