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Favorite Alfred Hitchcock Movie

Strangers on a Train

Ian Schultz

about 2 years ago

Favourite – The Trouble with Harry
Best – The Wrong Man
Best if it was better edited – Vertigo

others…. Psycho, Rear Window

Langsto​n Young

about 2 years ago

North by Northwest

TRILLAR​Y DUFF

about 2 years ago

Moderated

House 0f Leaves

-moderator-
about 2 years ago

Curtis—that was a little over the line.

SCUBADO​NC

about 2 years ago

Shadow of a Doubt. I was so happy when I found out it was Hitch’s favorite too, as if that justified my personal perference. I do find myself revisting Rope and Suspicion quite a bit, too.

Sixteen

about 2 years ago

Okay, here goes my list
1. Rear Window
2. Rope
3. Vertigo
4. Psycho
5. Dial M for Murder

But I loved every one I saw, Hitchcock will always be my favorite. :>

Rupert Pupkin

about 2 years ago

Out of the ones I have seen:

1. Rear Window
2. Dial M for Murder
3. Rope
4. Psycho
5. The Birds
6. Vertigo

AxelUmo​g

about 2 years ago

1. Notorious
2. Vertigo
3. Shadow of a Doubt
4. The Birds
5. Rebecca
6. Rope

Very close to yours Rupert, I like Dial M for Murder quite a bit as well. The Birds doesn’t get the respect it deserves around here!

Termina​tor04

over 1 year ago

1. North by northwest
2.Vertigo
2.Psycho

David Ehrenst​ein

over 1 year ago

1. Rope
2. Vertigo
3. Rear Window
4. Psycho
5. Shadow of a Doubt
6. Strangers on a Train
7. North By Northwest
8. Notorious
9. The Trouble with Harry
10. Marnie

b-rad

over 1 year ago

North by Northwest is fun, and Notorious is well made but they’re two of the most loved Hitchcocks which don’t really do it for me.

Rope is up there with my favourites, but Vertigo, Rear Window and Birds are of course great.

Elvis Is King

over 1 year ago

the 39 steps has gradually been worming its way to my top spot.
previous hitch faves have been north by northwest, notorious and rear window.
when hitch is in top form he is unparalled.

Scottie Ferguso​n

over 1 year ago

Nobody’s gonna say that Vertigo is their favorite anymore. ;)

1) Vertigo
2) Psycho
3) Rear Window
4) Rope
5) Notorious
6) The Birds

Spiritc​haser

over 1 year ago

^ Nope :)

1. Psycho
2. Rear Window
3. Notorious
4. Vertigo
5. North by Northwest

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over 1 year ago

1. Vertigo
2. Psycho
3. Rear Window
4. North by Northwest
5. Shadow of a Doubt

AfterHo​urs

over 1 year ago

1. North by Northwest
2. Marnie
3. Psycho
4. Vertigo
5. The Birds

Dale Wittig

over 1 year ago

1. Marnie
2. The Birds
3. The 39 Steps
4. Spellbound
5. Suspicion
6.Young and Innocent
7. Under Capricorn
8. Strangers on a Train
9. Frenzy
10. Rich and Strange

The list is in preferential order, but the noted films of course get shifted around from time to time, and others, like Shadow of a Doubt, Notorious, Stage Fright, The Paradine Case, and The Lady Vanishes, could easily slip into their company without any difficulty. Like everyone else who admires Hitchcock and his work, I have my own Hitch, one which I lay claim to and enjoy perhaps in opposition to what others value; that is my own individual sense of him and his particular achievement.

Cineast​ic

over 1 year ago

1. Psycho
2. Vertigo
3. Rear Window
4. Strangers on a Train
5. The Birds
6. North by Northwest

numeric

over 1 year ago

1. Vertigo
2. Rear Window
3. Notorious
4. Shadow of a Doubt
5. Psycho

Other heavy contenders for this list are….Marnie, Strangers on a Train, Spellbound, Rope.

Least favorite…. Family Plot

lenke

over 1 year ago

The best: The Birds.
Honourable mentions, at a tie: Psycho and Vertigo.

captain

over 1 year ago

Scottie said: “Nobody’s gonna say that Vertigo is their favorite anymore. ;)”

Well, maybe. But personally, Vertigo has been my favorite Hitchcock for quite a few years, so I won’t renege now.

I’m surprised that Rebecca isn’t gettin more love

Mikhael Tarigan

over 1 year ago

Haven’t revisited Vertigo and North by Northwest for a while, so my favorites as of now are The Lady Vanishes and Strangers On a Train

NiteFli​ght9

over 1 year ago

Rear Window

Tarek Rahbani

over 1 year ago

Psycho…

Marvin

over 1 year ago

Dial M for Murder, this Bordwell article lays the case for why it’s such a great film: http://www.davidbordwell.net/blog/2012/09/07/dial-m-for-murder-hitchcock-frets-not-at-his-narrow-room/

Almight​y Oz

over 1 year ago

The Wrong Man is the best one he ever made.

Peter Campbel​l

10 months ago

1. Marnie
2. Spellbound
3. Rebecca
4. Dial M for Murder
5. The Birds

Zasup

10 months ago

Hard to chose but I go for Psycho.

Dear All: Over two years ago, I sent out this message on this thread:

*Please use the SEARCH function before posting a new thread. There are discussions of Favorite Alfred Hitchcock films dating back some time. This goes for ALL proposed new topics.

I found two such postings on the first page alone after merely searching Hitchcock favorite:

mubi.com/topics/10884

mubi.com/cast_members/1163

BTW, my favorite is VERTIGO, and I think I gave my reasons on another thread. Reasons would be nice too, so that discussion can follow.*

The last point is just as valid today as it was 2 years ago, no? What good is just listing one’s individual preferences?