In what's been called 'the best Alfred Hitchcock film which he didn't direct', a man's thrown of a train, and when the police Trek his wife, it turns out she knew nothing about him - not even his real name. After her are 4 men, who insist she's in possession of a huge amount of money, which they belle to be theirs. If she doesn't give it to them, she'll be killed.Written by
When looking at the receipt of Charles' possessions, the date was May 4, 1963, which was Audrey Hepburn's thirty-fourth birthday. See more »
When James Colburn (Tex) places a mirror under the nose of the dead Charles Lambert to see if he's still alive, he only does so for a fraction of a second- not enough time to catch someone breathing. See more »
Don't tell me, you didn't know it was loaded. Sylvie! Oh. Can't he do something constructive, like start an avalanche or something?
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When first released, Hepburn's line "at any moment we could be assassinated" was dubbed over to become "at any moment we could be eliminated" due to the Kennedy assassination. Subsequent releases have "assassinated" restored to its place in the film. See more »
When I first saw "Charade", I was convinced for the longest time this was a Hitchcock movie. Small wonder; Hitchcock all but set the standard for quality mystery films. Still, I give director Donen my sincerest apologies. Anyway, where did this film go?? Its tasteful humor, colorful characters and intelligent plot make "Charade" one of the best mystery movies ever made, but it's not well known even among classic films.
"Look for it. Look as hard and as fast as you can." This film ranks with "Clue", "The Name of the Rose" and "The 39 Steps" as one of the most enjoyable mysteries of all time. Makes a great dating/party movie.
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