Hitchcockian

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Hitchcockian films are those made with the styles and themes similar to those of Alfred Hitchcock's films.

Characteristics[edit]

Elements considered Hitchcockian include:

Films not directed by Hitchcock[edit]

Aside from Hitchcock's own films, some films or scenes considered Hitchockian include:

Year Film
1944 Gaslight[1]
1956 23 Paces to Baker Street[2]
1957 Witness for the Prosecution[3][4]
1960 Midnight Lace[5]
1963 Charade[6]
From Russia with Love[7]
1988 The Vanishing[8][9]
1992 Basic Instinct[10]
1995 12 Monkeys[11][12]
2002 Panic Room[13]
2010 Buried
2011 Unknown[14][15][16][17]
2013 Stoker
Side Effects[18][19][20]
The films of Brian De Palma[21]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://trueclassics.net/2012/07/09/gaslights/
  2. ^ http://www.moviemail.com/film/dvd/23-Paces-to-Baker-Street/
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051201/trivia
  5. ^ TCM
  6. ^ Decent Films Guide: Charade
  7. ^ Gilligan, Patrick. Alfred Hitchcock: A Light in Darkness and Light. New York City: HarperCollins, 2004. Print.
  8. ^ http://www.efilmcritic.com/review.php?movie=10707&reviewer=416
  9. ^ http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/movies/videos/thevanishingrhinson_a0a9db.htm
  10. ^ we're fighting back on Basic Instinct: "Basic Instinct owes a lot to Hitchcock's Vertigo, and the homage is so obvious as to be a bit embarrassing."
  11. ^ "…Hitchcockian…" — 12 Monkeys review from Time Out Film Guide
  12. ^ 'A time-travel thriller that dares to compare itself to Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo."… actually pays back its debt to Hitchcock…' — Salon.com
  13. ^ Review: 'Panic Room' Screams Hitchcock
  14. ^ 'Unknown' review: Liam Neeson brings gravitas to pulpy Alfred Hithcock-style action thriller, Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News, February 17, 2011
  15. ^ The great ‘Unknown’, Lou Lumenick, New York Post, February 18, 2011
  16. ^ Unknown review, Roger Ebert, February 16, 2011
  17. ^ Neeson wakes up 'Unknown', Steven Rea,The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 18, 2011
  18. ^ http://www.emanuellevy.com/comment/side-effects-making-of-hitchcockian-thriller/
  19. ^ http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/11/07/soderbergh-side-effects/
  20. ^ http://honeycuttshollywood.com/sideeffects-review-2/
  21. ^ http://www.avclub.com/articles/brian-de-palma,52964/

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