North by Northwest

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"It's a deadly game of 'tag' and Cary Grant is 'it'..."
  • NR
  • 1959
  • 2 hr 16 min
  • 8.3  (302,654)
  • 98

Wrenching suspense and hair-raising thrills abound in this Alfred Hitchcock spy classic starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. Through a misunderstanding successful but average advertising executive Roger Thornhill (Grant) is believed to be George Kaplan, a spy wanted by foreign counter spies. After being kidnapped and interrogated it is assumed that he is too hard to crack and is forcibly intoxicated and put behind the wheel. Recovering and finding that no one believes him he goes in search of the men who kidnapped him only to find a beautiful American spy (Saint) and a deadly spy ring.

North by Northwest
North By Northwest: 50th Anniversay Edition
North By Northwest: 50th Anniversay Edition

Trailer - 1 min 42 sec

North By Northwest: 50th Anniversay Edition (Scene At The Auction)
North By Northwest: 50th Anniversay Edition (Scene At The Auction)

Clip - 1 min 47 sec

North by Northwest (Presented by TCM)
North by Northwest (Presented by TCM)

Trailer - 30 sec

North By Northwest: 50th Anniversay Edition (Not Safe To Drive)
North By Northwest: 50th Anniversay Edition (Not Safe To Drive)

Clip - 1 min 50 sec

North By Northwest: 50th Anniversay Edition (Run For Your Life)
North By Northwest: 50th Anniversay Edition (Run For Your Life)

Clip - 2 min 4 sec

North By Northwest (Trailer 1)
North By Northwest (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 2 min 2 sec

Description
Wrenching suspense and hair-raising thrills abound in this Alfred Hitchcock spy classic starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. Through a misunderstanding successful but average advertising executive Roger Thornhill (Grant) is believed to be George Kaplan, a spy wanted by foreign counter spies. After being kidnapped and interrogated it is assumed that he is too hard to crack and is forcibly intoxicated and put behind the wheel. Recovering and finding that no one believes him he goes in search of the men who kidnapped him only to find a beautiful American spy (Saint) and a deadly spy ring.

North by Northwest is a 1959 mystery with a runtime of 2 hours and 16 minutes. It has received outstanding reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.3 and a MetaScore of 98.

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  • Release Date
    1959
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    2 hr 16 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (302,654)
  • Metascore
    98