Inside The Screen: Why An Hitchcock Movie List Is All You Need
“For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.” – Alfred Hitchcock
Responsible for some of the best Hollywood movies of all time, Alfred Hitcock was and still is a master when it comes to getting you in the edge of your seat. Despite being an Oscar nominee several times it never won and ain’t that a shame? With over 52 films on its pocket, Hitchcock made an impression in the world of cinema. So, this Inside The Screen is dedicated to the lovers of the suspense and horror, we present you the Hitchcock movie list for a lasting weekend.
The first cameo appearance of Alfred Hitchcock, this iconic 20’s movie established some of the motifs we later see throughout the movie maker’s career. A huge hit, the movie counts with several innovative shots for the time and we can see some of the trademarks of Hitchcock.
2. Rebecca. 1940
A typical Hitchcock picture, the first US movie of the filmmaker was a trouble to shoot. Despite all of that, this proves to be another thrilling suspense movie showing that Daphne Du Maurier was just perfect for the psychological thriller.
3. Strangers on a Train. 1951
If you haven’t heard of this epic movie, you don’t know what you’re missing. One of Hitchcock’s more famous movie, this proves that this thrilling adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel is meant to be read and watched to see the differences. A magnificent piece that will leave out of your seat, you have plenty to expect.
4. The Birds.1963
A masterpiece on itself, this counts as one of Hitchcock’s masterpieces. From the director’s point to the soundtrack, The Birds is certainly one of the movies that will leave you wondering why, how and most importantly why birds. An adaptation of a Daphne Du Maurier’s novella, it still remains a brilliant and terrifyingly well done in the horror genre.
5. Rear Window. 1954
This thrilling mystery just leaves you on edge. A must see in the whole of Hitchcock’s film history, the storytelling will envelop you in it and you know what you got yourself into. The growing suspense, the whole meaning of the film just proves that we all can be peeping toms from now and then.
There was, in fact, some of the most popular and remarkable pieces of the master filmmaker that we didn’t pick. So, these are our top picks if you still have some time left!
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