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Strangers on a Train (1951)

Strangers on a Train
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Farley Granger

Farley Granger

Guy Haines
Ruth Roman

Ruth Roman

Anne Morton
Robert Walker

Robert Walker

Bruno Antony
Leo G. Carroll

Leo G. Carroll

Sen. Morton
Patricia Hitchcock

Patricia Hitchcock

Barbara Morton
Kasey Rogers

Kasey Rogers

Miriam Joyce Haines
Marion Lorne

Marion Lorne

Mrs. Antony
Jonathan Hale

Jonathan Hale

Mr. Antony


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Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler

(screen play) and
Czenzi Ormonde

Czenzi Ormonde

(screen play)


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A classic

2 years, 8 months ago at Jul 6 16:09
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Since I'm a huge fan of Alfred Hitchcock, I definitely had to watch this flick. Even though it is really highly rated, it is not one of those huge classics like 'North by Northwest', 'Vertigo', 'Psycho' or 'The Birds', at least not in my mind. Anyway, it is an awesome film noir/thriller which is a speciality of the great master. I mean, even though it is more than 60 years old (!), it is still so ... read more

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1 year, 8 months ago at Jun 21 15:33
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Two strangers meet on a train. What destines to become a small, unmemorable conversation, turns into a chilling, calculating plan about murders and private matters. With the theme of double-crossing in action, Strangers may very well be Alfred Hitchcock's most silently subtle and ambiguous film. The film's antagonist, Bruno S. Anthony, a shirker and a psychopath, meets, in what we assume as a chan... read more
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Description: En route from Washington D.C., champion tennis player Guy Haines (Farley Granger) meets pushy playboy Bruno Anthony (Robert Walker). What begins as a chance encounter turns into a series of morbid confrontations, as Bruno manipulates his way into Guy's life. Bruno is eager to kill his father and knows Guy wants to marry a senator's da ... (more)
Release date: 30 June 1951
UPC: 085391106227
Thriller (23), Film Noir (20), 1950s (18), Crime (17), Murder (13), 1951 (13), Train (13), Tennis (12), Mystery (11), Blackmail (11), Suspense (10), Drama (9), Usa (9), Classic (8), Painting (6), Gossip (6), Gun (6), Lighter (5), Carousel (5), Key (5)
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“Two strangers meet on a train. What destines to become a small, unmemorable conversation, turns into a chilling, calculating plan about murders and private matters. With the theme of double-crossing in action, Strangers may very well be Alfred Hitchcock's most silently subtle and ambiguous film. The film's antagonist, Bruno S. Anthony, a shirker and a psychopath, meets, in what we assume as a chance upon, his favourite tennis player the protagonist, Guy Haines. Bruno, apparently read a lot about him, at first unsettles the celebrity, but kinda comforts him down by his smooth talks. The meeting is so smooth, so devoid of stuttering and awkward moments that one thinks Bruno had planned everything out, as noticed by his behaviour when he invites Guy to his private compartment. Though the them” read more

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