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12,732 Ratings

The Birds

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
United States, 1963
Horror, Thriller


After a playful lawyer charms a young socialite at a pet store, she travels to a small coastal town to bring him some lovebirds for his sister’s birthday. But things soon turn dark when the birds in the area mysteriously begin a brutal attack on the town’s inhabitants.

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The Birds Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1964 | Nominee: Best Effects, Special Visual Effects

National Film Preservation Board

2016 | Winner: National Film Registry

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