Alfred Hitchcock Moviesby frasermummery | created - 01 Apr 2011 | updated - 01 Apr 2011 | Public
Complete list of movies directed or co-directed by the master of suspense.
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1. Number 13 (1922)
Unfortunately, this film's budget fell apart, and it was pulled from production after only a handful of scenes were shot. The footage was lost long ago and as far as I'm aware has never been recovered. Not to sure about the 230 people who have rated this movie, it's possible they were getting confused with another Hitchcock movie Number 17
2. Always Tell Your Wife (1923)
20 min | Short, Comedy
Two couples, the Hawkes and the Chessons, engage in an affair.
Alfred Hitchcock was originally hired as assistant director, but when the producer got into an argument with the director and fired him, he promoted Hitchcock to full director. Only one of the two reels survives and it's unclear if it features Hitchcock's work.
3. The Pleasure Garden (1925)
75 min | Drama, Romance
Patsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer. Jill is engaged to adventurer Hugh Fielding and... See full summary »
6. When Boys Leave Home (1927)
Not Rated | 74 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Public schoolboy Roddy Berwick is expelled from school when he takes the blame for a friend's charge and his life falls apart in a series of misadventures.
9. The Farmer's Wife (1928)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After his daughter weds, a middle-aged widower with a profitable farm decides to remarry but finds choosing a suitable mate a problematic process.
13. Elstree Calling (1930)
86 min | Comedy, Musical
A series of 19 musical and comedy "vaudeville" sketches presented in the form of a live broadcast hosted by Tommy Handley (as himself). There are two "running gags" which connect the ... See full summary »
Brunel served as supervising director; Hitchcock directed the sketches; Charlot, Hulbert and Murray the ensemble numbers.
15. The Shame of Mary Boyle (1930)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
During the Irish Civil War in 1922, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life, forgetting what the most important values are.
16. Murder! (1930)
TV-PG | 92 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict, has second thoughts and begins to investigate on his own before the execution.
19. East of Shanghai (1931)
Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Believing that an unexpected inheritance will bring them happiness, a married couple instead finds their relationship strained to the breaking point.
22. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)
Not Rated | 75 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet.
23. Sanders of the River (1935)
Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Music
British District Officer in Nigeria in the 1930's rules his area strictly but justly, and struggles with gun-runners and slavers with the aid of a loyal native chief.
This film had originally started as a project for Alfred Hitchcock to direct called "Wings of the Jungle". Hitchcock was only minimally involved in the earliest stages.
24. The 39 Steps (1935)
Not Rated | 86 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
25. Secret Agent (1936)
Unrated | 86 min | Mystery, Thriller
After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
26. Sabotage (1936)
Approved | 76 min | Thriller
A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective's cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.
28. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Not Rated | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller
While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.
32. The House Across the Bay (1940)
Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama
An aircraft designer falls for the wife of an imprisoned gangster. All goes well until the gangster gets out of prison...
Hitchcock shot some scenes involving actors Pidgeon and Bennett in a plane. They state he did this as a favor to this film's producer Walter Wanger, with whom Hitchcock had worked on Foreign Correspondent (1940).
35. Saboteur (1942)
PG | 109 min | Thriller, War
Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.
38. Aventure malgache (1944)
32 min | Short, War
While preparing backstage, an actor tells his castmates about an adventure he had during World War II in the Axis-controlled French colony of Madagascar working for the Resistance and clashing with the collaborationist local police chief.
39. The Fighting Generation (1944)
2 min | Short, Drama
Hitchcock directed this film but was uncredited. Although the film reportedly still exists, it has been locked away in the Academy Film Archive in Los Angeles since the end of World War II.
41. Watchtower Over Tomorrow (1945)
15 min | Documentary, Short
Short documentary film about the Dumbarton Oaks plan and the proposed formation of the United Nations.
Hitchcock is one of four directors to work on the 15-minute film, although only two are listed here all four are listed on the imdb page. Whether this film still exists in any form is uncertain.
42. Spellbound (1945)
Not Rated | 111 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.
Votes: 36,293 | Gross: $7.00M
43. Notorious (1946)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?
Votes: 79,887 | Gross: $10.46M
45. Rope (1948)
PG | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two young men strangle their "inferior" classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the "perfection" of their crime.
46. Under Capricorn (1949)
Approved | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young gentleman goes to Australia where he reunites with his now married childhood sweetheart, only to find out she has become an alcoholic and harbors dark secrets.
47. Stage Fright (1950)
Approved | 110 min | Film-Noir, Thriller
A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer.
48. Strangers on a Train (1951)
PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
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.
Votes: 107,149 | Gross: $7.63M
50. Dial M for Murder (1954)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.
Votes: 123,236 | Gross: $0.01M
51. Rear Window (1954)
PG | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.
Votes: 357,749 | Gross: $36.76M
52. To Catch a Thief (1955)
PG | 106 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence.
Votes: 51,436 | Gross: $8.75M
53. The Trouble with Harry (1955)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Mystery
The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what should be done with his body.
54. The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering.
Votes: 47,387 | Gross: $10.25M
56. Vertigo (1958)
PG | 128 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Votes: 285,042 | Gross: $3.20M
57. North by Northwest (1959)
Not Rated | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
Votes: 245,154 | Gross: $13.28M
58. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Votes: 479,853 | Gross: $32.00M
59. The Birds (1963)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.
Votes: 143,321 | Gross: $11.40M
60. Marnie (1964)
PG | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Mark marries Marnie although she is a habitual thief and has serious psychological problems, and tries to help her confront and resolve them.
Votes: 37,440 | Gross: $7.00M
61. Torn Curtain (1966)
PG | 128 min | Thriller
An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin before planning an escape back to the West.
62. Topaz (1969)
PG | 143 min | Drama, Thriller
A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
64. Family Plot (1976)
PG | 120 min | Comedy, Thriller
A phony psychic/con artist and her taxi driver/private investigator boyfriend encounter a pair of serial kidnappers while trailing a missing heir in California.