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1,846 Ratings

The Trouble with Harry

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
United States, 1955
Comedy, Mystery


The trouble with Harry is that he’s dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body. As the sheriff gets involved and local artist Sam offers his help, the community slowly unravels the mystery.

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The Trouble with Harry Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Critics reviews

As reflective of his own temperament as something like Vertigo (1958), The Trouble with Harry is an exemplary Hitchcock feature: subversive, inviting, entertaining, and containing a throwaway bathtub gag to complement the shower terror of Psycho (1960).
September 24, 2018
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It’s worth noting that THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY is very funny—and often because of, not in spite of, its uncharacteristic gentleness. The Technicolor cinematography (by Hitchcock’s regular cameraman of this period, Robert Burks) is a marvel, too, finding so many warm, expressive tones within the New England foliage that the real world seems to be transforming into a Walt Disney creation.
June 24, 2011
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