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