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


Elements considered Hitchcockian include:

Films not directed by Hitchcock

Some films, or films with 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]
The Prize[8]
1966 Arabesque[9]
1967 Wait Until Dark [10]
1981 Road Games[11]
1988 The Vanishing[12][13]
1992 Basic Instinct[14]
1995 12 Monkeys[15][16]
2002 Panic Room[17]
2010 Buried[18]
2011 Unknown[19][20][21][22]
2013 Stoker[23]
Side Effects[24][25][26]
2015 The Gift[27]
The films of Brian De Palma[28]

See also


  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.classicfilmguide.com/index8c64.html/
  9. http://dfordoom-movieramblings.blogspot.com.au/2014/09/arabesque-1966.html
  10. http://www.alfredhitchcockgeek.com/2012/07/wait-until-dark-audrey-hepburns-non.html
  11. http://www.theguardian.com/film/australia-culture-blog/2014/may/23/road-games-rewatching-classic-australian-films
  12. http://www.efilmcritic.com/review.php?movie=10707&reviewer=416
  13. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/movies/videos/thevanishingrhinson_a0a9db.htm
  14. 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."
  15. "…Hitchcockian…" — 12 Monkeys review from Time Out Film Guide
  16. 'A time-travel thriller that dares to compare itself to Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo."… actually pays back its debt to Hitchcock…' — Salon.com
  17. Review: 'Panic Room' Screams Hitchcock
  18. http://www.mtv.com/news/2437548/buried-and-alfred-hitchcock-an-experts-perspective
  19. 'Unknown' review: Liam Neeson brings gravitas to pulpy Alfred Hithcock-style action thriller, Joe Neumaier, New York Daily News, February 17, 2011
  20. The great ‘Unknown’, Lou Lumenick, New York Post, February 18, 2011
  21. Unknown review, Roger Ebert, February 16, 2011
  22. Neeson wakes up 'Unknown', Steven Rea,The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 18, 2011
  23. Cangialosi, Jason. "Park Chan-wook's 'Stoker': Hitchcock Thriller Splashed in Korean New Wave". Yahoo!. Retrieved 20 March 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  24. http://www.emanuellevy.com/comment/side-effects-making-of-hitchcockian-thriller/
  25. http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/11/07/soderbergh-side-effects/
  26. http://honeycuttshollywood.com/sideeffects-review-2/
  27. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/07/movies/review-the-gift-a-stalker-thriller-that-isnt-what-it-seems.html?_r=0
  28. http://www.avclub.com/articles/brian-de-palma,52964/


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