The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies Films
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The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

List Criteria: List of horror films directed by Alfred Hitchcock

List of the scariest Alfred Hitchcock movies ever made, as ranked by Hitchcock fans and film critics. There’s a good reason that director Alfred Hitchcock is widely considered the master of horror. His films are among the best movies ever made, both in the horror genre and overall. Many of these famous Alfred Hitchcock movies movies take our worst fears and transform them into a piece of art that feels more real than movies usually do. The villains are people that feel like they could really exist, while the heroes are extremely relatable to the average viewer.

The movies on this list span decades and are often ranked as the scariest movies of all time. Hitchcock films were made before jump scares and axe wielding psychopaths were all the rage, so the scares in his films come from a more real place. They play on the fear of run down motels weird neighbors, and other parts of everyday life, as well as larger fears like government conspiracies and serial killers.

What are the most terrifying Alfred Hitchcock films? What are the top Alfred Hitchcock movies? With classic movies like Vertigo, Rear Window, and Strangers on a Train, it's hard to go wrong with the famous Hitchcock movies on this list. These movies went on to define the best of the horror genre and become classic films in Hollywood history - cast your votes now!


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    Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Ted Knight

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    Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Elizabeth Wilson

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    Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., Grace Kelly

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    Barbara Bel Geddes, Henry Jones, Alfred Hitchcock

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    John Williams, Robert Cummings, Grace Kelly

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    Teresa Wright, Macdonald Carey, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Alfred Hitchcock, John Dall, Douglas Dick

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    Marion Lorne, Alfred Hitchcock, Robert Walker

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    Paul Lukas, Googie Withers, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Lucie Mannheim, Peggy Ashcroft, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Sylvia Sidney, Matthew Boulton, S. J. Warmington

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    Anna Massey, Alec McCowen, Billie Whitelaw

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    George Sanders, Laurence Olivier, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Heather Angel, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Martin Landau, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Tippi Hedren, Bruce Dern, Martin Gabel

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    Bernard Herrmann, Doris Day, Carolyn Jones

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    Robert Montgomery, Carole Lombard, Alfred Hitchcock

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    John Williams, Charles Vanel, Cary Grant

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Gregory Peck, Paul Harvey

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    Heather Angel, William Bendix, Henry Hull

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    George Sanders, Edmund Gwenn, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Cyril Ritchard, Alfred Hitchcock, Charles Paton

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Ivor Novello, Reginald Gardiner

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    Anthony Quayle, Henry Fonda, Alfred Hitchcock

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    John Forsythe, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret

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    David Opatoshu, Paul Newman, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Shirley MacLaine, John Forsythe, Edmund Gwenn

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    Bruce Dern, Karen Black, Katherine Helmond

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