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704 Ratings


Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
United Kingdom, 1936


A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective’s cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.

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Sabotage Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Critics reviews

Like most of Hitchcock’s British films, SABOTAGE is too tightly wound for formal plausibility. It badly needs another half-hour at the very least after the bombing in order to earn its act of revenge, and the final ten minutes as they stand now are little more than a perfunctory and unconvincing coda designed to let us have our cake and blow it up, too. But in spite of its flaws, there are moments of poetry and power peppered throughout…
August 01, 2014
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Mr. Hitchcock’s ‘variations on a theme’ are on a different level from his deplorable adaptation of Mr. Maugham’s Ashenden. The melodrama is convincingly realistic, perhaps because Mr. Hitchcock has left the screenplay to other hands.
December 11, 1936
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