North by Northwest

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North by Northwest is a 1959 film written by Ernest Lehman and was directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The stars include Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason.


Roger Thornhill (Grant) is being chased after a group of criminals in New York City and is mistaken for being a man named George Kaplan. Roger gets kidnapped and keeps telling the mob that he isn't George Kaplan. Later, he makes a getaway. The events later lead to many series of other means of escapades including being chased by a cropduster.

Why It Rocks

  1. The storyline is interesting.
  2. Cary Grant's performance is well done.
  3. The crop duster scene is the most exciting scene throughout the entire film.
  4. Hitchcock did a good job with the suspense and this is arguably one of his best non-horror films that he has made.


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