Friday, September 23, 2011

Best 5 Movies of Director : Alfred Hitchcock

1. Psycho (1960)

A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.

  • Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates
  • Janet Leigh as Marion Crane
  • Vera Miles as Lila Crane
  • John Gavin as Sam Loomis
  • Martin Balsam as Det. Milton Arbogast
  • John McIntire as Sheriff Al Chambers
  • Simon Oakland as Dr. Fred Richmond
  • Frank Albertson as Tom Cassidy
  • Pat Hitchcock as Caroline
  • Vaughn Taylor as George Lowery
  • Lurene Tuttle as Mrs. Chambers
  • John Anderson as California Charlie
  • Mort Mills as Highway patrolman
  • Virginia Gregg, Jeanette Nolan, and Paul Jasmin (all uncredited) as the voice of Norma Bates
  • Ted Knight (uncredited) as a police officer

 2. Rear Window (1954)
A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.


  • James Stewart as L. B. "Jeff" Jeffries
  • Grace Kelly as Lisa Carol Fremont
  • Wendell Corey as NYPD Det. Lt. Thomas J. Doyle
  • Thelma Ritter as Stella
  • Raymond Burr as Lars Thorwald
  • Judith Evelyn as Miss Lonelyhearts
  • Ross Bagdasarian as the Songwriter
  • Georgine Darcy as Miss Torso
  • Frank Cady and Sara Berner as the husband and wife living above the Thorwalds.
  • Jesslyn Fax as Sculptor neighbor with a hearing aid
  • Rand Harper as the Newlywed man
  • Irene Winston as Mrs. Anna Thorwald
  • Havis Davenport as the Newlywed woman
3. Strangers on a Train (1951)
A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement.
  • Farley Granger as Guy Haines
  • Ruth Roman as Anne Morton
  • Robert Walker as Bruno Anthony
  • Leo G. Carroll as Senator Morton
  • Patricia Hitchcock as Barbara Morton
  • Laura Elliott as Miriam Joyce Haines
  • Marion Lorne as Mrs. Anthony
  • Jonathan Hale as Mr. Anthony
  • Norma Varden as Mrs. Cunningham
  • John Brown as Professor Collins
  • Robert Gist as Detective Hennessey
  • Georges Renavent as Monsieur Darville (uncredited)

4.  Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

A young woman discovers her visiting "Uncle Charlie" may not be the man he seems to be.
  • Teresa Wright as Charlotte "Charlie" Newton
  • Joseph Cotten as Charles Oakley
  • Henry Travers as Joseph Newton, Charlotte's father, who loves to read crime stories
  • Patricia Collinge as Emma Newton, Charlotte's mother and Charles' sister
  • Macdonald Carey as Detective Jack Graham
  • Wallace Ford as Detective Fred Saunders
  • Hume Cronyn as Herbie Hawkins, a neighbor

5.  Rebecca (1940)
When a naive young woman marries a rich widower and settles in his gigantic mansion, she finds the memory of the first wife maintaining a grip on her husband and the servants.


  • Laurence Olivier as Maxim de Winter
  • Joan Fontaine as The Second Mrs. de Winter
  • George Sanders as Jack Favell
  • Judith Anderson as Mrs. Danvers
  • Nigel Bruce as Major Giles Lacy
  • Reginald Denny as Frank Crawley
  • C. Aubrey Smith as Colonel Julyan
  • Gladys Cooper as Beatrice Lacy
  • Florence Bates as Mrs. Edythe Van Hopper
  • Melville Cooper as Coroner
  • Leo G. Carroll as Dr. Baker
  • Leonard Carey as Ben
  • Lumsden Hare as Tabbs
  • Edward Fielding as Frith
  • Forrester Harvey as Chalcroft
  • Mary Williams as The Head Maid
  • Keira Tate as The Parlour Maid
  • Rose Trace as The Parlour Maid
  • Sandra Phillip as The Parlour Maid
  • Kelly Sanderton as The Parlour Maid
  • Herietta Bodvon as The Housemaid

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