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Rope
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Dick Hogan

Dick Hogan

David Kentley
John Dall

John Dall

Brandon - His Friend
Farley Granger

Farley Granger

Phillip - His Friend
Edith Evanson

Edith Evanson

Mrs. Wilson - Their Housekeeper
Douglas Dick

Douglas Dick

Kenneth - David's Rival
Joan Chandler

Joan Chandler

Janet - David's Girl
Cedric Hardwicke

Cedric Hardwicke

Mr. Kentley - David's Father
Constance Collier

Constance Collier

Mrs. Atwater - David's Aunt


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Hume Cronyn

Hume Cronyn

(adapted by)
Patrick Hamilton

Patrick Hamilton

(from the play by)


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2 years, 11 months ago at Aug 26 14:44
3 votes
Rope is the first color thriller of Hitchcock which,although not among the best films,made ​​history in cinema. And that's because Hitchcock turned it into a special ingenuity monoplane from beginning to end and did this by joining 8 shots in 10 minutes in one, giving the impression that the viewer watches a great shot with action progresses in real time.
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It Ropes you in...

5 years, 9 months ago at Oct 8 2:50
2 votes
"I've always wished for more artistic talent. Well, murder can be an art, too. The power to kill can be just as satisfying as the power to create."

Rope is a 1948 Alfred Hitchcock movie mainly noted for its technical accomplishments. This highly-charged thriller is based on both a real life murder case and a play by Englishman Patrick Hamilton (entitled Rope's End). The entire film ... read more

A great movie

3 months, 3 weeks ago at Apr 6 21:03
1 vote
I remember very well the first time I saw this movie. Indeed, I had actually never heard of it but since it was directed by Alfred Hitchcock, I thought I should give it a try. Back then, I was quite blown away by the whole thing and I kept thinking about it through the years and more than 10 years later, I thought it was really time for a re-watch. Well, this time again, I was really impressed. In... read more
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Description: An experimental film masquerading as a standard Hollywood thriller. The plot of Rope is simple and based on a successful stage play: two young men (John Dall and Farley Granger) commit murder, more or less as an intellectual exercise. They hide the body in their large apartment, then throw a dinner party. Will the body be discovered? ... (more)
Release date: 28 August 1948
UPC: 025192067129
Thriller (22), Murder (17), 1940s (16), Crime (14), Drama (13), 1948 (12), Dinner Party (10), Mystery (10), Apartment (8), Suspense (8), Classic (8), Long Take (7), Hitchcock (7), Real Time (6), Morality (5), Teacher (5), Death (5), Leopold And Loeb (5), Usa (5), Philosophical (4)
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A great movie

“I remember very well the first time I saw this movie. Indeed, I had actually never heard of it but since it was directed by Alfred Hitchcock, I thought I should give it a try. Back then, I was quite blown away by the whole thing and I kept thinking about it through the years and more than 10 years later, I thought it was really time for a re-watch. Well, this time again, I was really impressed. Indeed, I would go as far as saying that it is definitely one of the best movies directed by the great master. Personally, I always had a weak spot for movies with a simple set-up, you know, just one location, usually a house or an apartment, a handful of characters and a very smart plot. It is pretty straightforward but spellbinding when done properly. In this genre, it might be the best one I hav” read more

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