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 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.

 

This list answers the question, “What are the most terrifying Alfred Hitchcock films?” with classic movies like Vertigo, Rear Window, and Strangers on a Train. These movies went on to define the best ofthe horror genre.


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