The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies Films

The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

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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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    Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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    The Birds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    The Birds Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette

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    Rear Window is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Rear Window Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Vertigo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Vertigo James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Dial M for Murder is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Dial M for Murder Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock, Ray Milland

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    Shadow of a Doubt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Shadow of a Doubt Alfred Hitchcock, Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten

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    Strangers on a Train is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Strangers on a Train Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger, Leo G. Carroll

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    James Stewart, Alfred Hitchcock, Cedric Hardwicke

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    Rebecca is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Rebecca Laurence Olivier, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Fontaine

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    North by Northwest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    North by Northwest Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Eva Marie Saint

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    Notorious is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Notorious Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    The Lady Vanishes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    The Lady Vanishes Alfred Hitchcock, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas

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    The 39 Steps is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    The 39 Steps Alfred Hitchcock, Madeleine Carroll, Robert Donat

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Anna Massey, Bernard Cribbins

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    Spellbound is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Spellbound Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Alfred Hitchcock

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    The Man Who Knew Too Much is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    The Man Who Knew Too Much James Stewart, Doris Day, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Sabotage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Sabotage Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder

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    Blackmail is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Blackmail Alfred Hitchcock, Sara Allgood, Cyril Ritchard

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Ivor Novello, Reginald Gardiner

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    Marnie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Marnie Sean Connery, Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren

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    Lifeboat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Lifeboat Tallulah Bankhead, Hume Cronyn, Heather Angel

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    Suspicion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    Suspicion Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock, Joan Fontaine

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    To Catch a Thief is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Scariest Alfred Hitchcock Movies

    To Catch a Thief Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Carole Lombard, Robert Montgomery

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    Alfred Hitchcock, George Sanders, Joel McCrea

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    Henry Fonda, Alfred Hitchcock, Tuesday Weld

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    Shirley MacLaine, Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe

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    Alfred Hitchcock, John Forsythe, Michel Piccoli

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    Alfred Hitchcock, Bruce Dern, Karen Black

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    Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Alfred Hitchcock

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