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The Birds
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Tippi Hedren Tippi Hedren
Melanie Daniels
Suzanne Pleshette Suzanne Pleshette
Annie Hayworth
Rod Taylor Rod Taylor
Mitch Brenner
Jessica Tandy Jessica Tandy
Lydia Brenner
Veronica Cartwright Veronica Cartwright
Cathy Brenner
Ethel Griffies Ethel Griffies
Mrs. Bundy - Ornithologist
Charles McGraw Charles McGraw
Sebastian Sholes - Fisherman in Diner
Doreen Lang Doreen Lang
Hysterical Mother in Diner


Written by
Daphne Du Maurier Daphne Du Maurier
(from the story by)
Evan Hunter Evan Hunter
(screenplay)


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Hitchcock classic!

8 years, 3 months ago at Apr 29 11:12
2 votes
"Why are they doing this? Why are they doing this? They said when you got here the whole thing started. Who are you? What are you? Where did you come from! I think you're evil. EVIL!"

As Hitchcock's career progressed, he created some of his finest work. The Birds is a thriller of reference superiority, and is undoubtedly one of Hitchcock's best films.

No-one can matc... read more

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5 years, 4 months ago at Mar 6 4:12
2 votes
Since the last great movies of Hitchcock's "Birds" heralded the destruction and fantasy cinema of the decade of `70. Technicolor, visuals, brilliant production, impressive once again escalating suspense. The kernel of the film we meet a classic conflict of the mother with the wife of her son, a counterpoint that cause unnatural aggressiveness of birds. It is no coincidence that in the final scene ... read more

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11 months, 2 weeks ago at Aug 15 20:42
1 vote
Initial Thought: I figured I should check out a supposedly reliable classic that I've never seen. I always enjoy a good Hitchcock film. I really should have seen this one already. I'm such a slacker. Better late than never though.

Characters/Acting: Some of the actors here are Hitchcock regulars. I'm really only familiar with a few like Tippi Hedren or Veronica Cartwright. There are s... read more
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A wealthy San Francisco playgirl pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town which slowly takes a turn when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people there, in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.
Release date: 29 March 1963
UPC: 025192027529
Tags: Thriller (48), Horror (47), 1960s (27), Birds (24), Drama (21), Classic (19), 1963 (17), Animals (12), Pet Shop (12), Hitchcock (11), Usa (11), Small Town (10), Romance (10), Farm (10), Paranoia (9), Alfred Hitchcock (9), California (8), Teacher (8), Love Triangle (7), Suspense (7)
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“DECEMBER 25TH, 2015

Alfred Hitchcock used the scary of Rear Window (1954) & Psycho (1960) and the ending of Notorious (1946). Finally, I can say that The Birds and Night of the Living Dead are the same movie!

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