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Alfred Hitchcock Films - Ranked

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People who added this item 2260  Average listal rating (1531 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.6 
1. Rear Window (1954)
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People who added this item 931  Average listal rating (617 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
2. Rope (1948)
A perfectly structured real time scenario, ahead of it's time. Features some of the best dialogue I've heard on any movie tackling issues on human moriarty and delving into humorous conversations.

Of course it wouldn't be complete without Hitchcock's trademark suspense, toppled with great performances including one of James Stewart's best monologues, and all this within only 80 minutes, but none of it feels forced.

One of most underrated films I've ever seen.

10/10.
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People who added this item 3435  Average listal rating (2184 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.6 
3. Psycho (1960)
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People who added this item 2442  Average listal rating (1552 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
4. The Birds (1963)
Hitchcock's closet to making a full on horror movie. Quite like a zombie survival movie, but with birds. One of Hitchcock's most suspenseful films and quite terrifying at times. Also features some excellent comedic dialogue.

A very underrated movie.

10/10.
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People who added this item 2353  Average listal rating (1432 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.4 
5. Vertigo (1958)
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People who added this item 1576  Average listal rating (1016 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.5 
6. North by Northwest (1959)
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People who added this item 477  Average listal rating (287 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating
7. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
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People who added this item 1017  Average listal rating (647 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
8. Dial M for Murder (1954)
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People who added this item 174  Average listal rating (83 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.5 
9. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
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People who added this item 894  Average listal rating (548 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
10. Strangers on a Train (1951)
The results of being at the wrong place at the wrong time. Features a very "out there" plot, yet somehow doesn't come of as too ridiculous.

Also features one of my favourite Hitchcock climaxes.

9/10.
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People who added this item 599  Average listal rating (380 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.9 
11. The 39 Steps (1935)
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People who added this item 280  Average listal rating (176 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
12. Lifeboat (1944)
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People who added this item 327  Average listal rating (181 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.5 
13. The Wrong Man (1956)
Based on a true story, although the ending is a little anti climatic, the movie does a terrific jobs at putting you in the main character's sense of desperation.

8/10.
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People who added this item 552  Average listal rating (323 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
14. Spellbound
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People who added this item 969  Average listal rating (566 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.3 
15. Rebecca (1940)
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People who added this item 643  Average listal rating (379 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating
16. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
A fantastic early Hitchcock, showing signs of what was later to come in his career.

9/10.
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People who added this item 899  Average listal rating (543 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.1 
17. Notorious (1946)
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People who added this item 495  Average listal rating (313 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.5 
18. Frenzy (1972)
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People who added this item 304  Average listal rating (195 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.3 
19. Saboteur (1942)
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People who added this item 258  Average listal rating (168 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.7 
20. Torn Curtain (1966)
After the disappointment of Marine, Torn Curtain actually took me by surprise, especially considering I've heard many negative things about it.

From the bat, the films doesn't feel like Hitchcock, but rather James Bond, but the familiar Hitchcockisms do come through later on leading to some very memorable moments. Newman's acting tends to be stale at times, but Andrews shines throughout.

8/10.
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People who added this item 174  Average listal rating (86 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.4 
21. The Lodger (1927)
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People who added this item 238  Average listal rating (133 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.3 
22. I Confess (1953)
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People who added this item 680  Average listal rating (432 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.5 
23. To Catch a Thief (1955)
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People who added this item 387  Average listal rating (243 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.5 
24. Suspicion (1941)
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People who added this item 202  Average listal rating (109 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.1 
25. Stage Fright (1950)
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People who added this item 197  Average listal rating (125 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.6 
26. Foreign Correspondent (1940)
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People who added this item 228  Average listal rating (129 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
27. Sabotage (1936)
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People who added this item 139  Average listal rating (77 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.1 
28. Young and Innocent (1937)
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People who added this item 510  Average listal rating (330 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.2 
29. Marnie (1964)
From the synopsis of the plot, this movie sounds like it has potential, but as the movie progresses the plot becomes too ludacris and unbelievable, even by Hitchcock's standards.

5/10.
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People who added this item 763  Average listal rating (466 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.5 
30. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
A disappointing Hitchcock-Stewart collaboration. Some great perfromances and interesting premise, but the movie's pacing is incredibly uneven.

6/10.
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People who added this item 147  Average listal rating (84 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 6.5 
31. The Paradine Case (1947)
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People who added this item 228  Average listal rating (141 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.8 
32. Family Plot (1976)
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People who added this item 135  Average listal rating (77 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.3 
33. Jamaica Inn (1939)
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People who added this item 390  Average listal rating (243 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.2 
34. The Trouble with Harry (1955)
Oh oh, what happened here? Hitchcock's attempt at directing a full on comedy doesn't turn out for the best. Although it is a very nice film to look at, it's brought down by dull performances, poorly written script, and for being about as funny as Uwe Boll is talented.

4/10.
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People who added this item 183  Average listal rating (105 ratings) 5.7  IMDB Rating 6.3 
35. Topaz (1969)
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People who added this item 94  Average listal rating (44 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.2 
36. Under Capricorn (1949)
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Posted: 11 months, 3 weeks ago at Sep 3 6:36
great list :) have a nice time while watching the rest :)

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