Vertigo

Vertigo

"Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension!"
  • R
  • 1958
  • 2 hr 8 min
  • 8.3  (363,708)
  • 100

This Alfred Hitchcock thriller was based on the novel D'entre les morts by Boileau-Narcejac. Police John "Scottie" Ferguson is forced into retirement because his acrophobia (fear of heights) and vertigo (false sense of movement) caused the death of another policeman, and the force thought he was too dangerous to have around. He tries to conquer his fear by agreeing to follow the wife of an old friend from college who claims his wife, Madeleine, was possessed by the spirit of Carlotta Valdes. Carlotta was Madeleine's great-grandmother who had committed suicide and now possessed Madeleine.

Vertigo
Vertigo (60th Anniversary Presented By TCM)
Vertigo (60th Anniversary Presented By TCM)

Trailer - 30 sec

Vertigo (Trailer 1)
Vertigo (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 32 sec

Vertigo
Vertigo

Trailer - 2 min 26 sec

Description
This Alfred Hitchcock thriller was based on the novel D'entre les morts by Boileau-Narcejac. Police John "Scottie" Ferguson is forced into retirement because his acrophobia (fear of heights) and vertigo (false sense of movement) caused the death of another policeman, and the force thought he was too dangerous to have around. He tries to conquer his fear by agreeing to follow the wife of an old friend from college who claims his wife, Madeleine, was possessed by the spirit of Carlotta Valdes. Carlotta was Madeleine's great-grandmother who had committed suicide and now possessed Madeleine.

Vertigo is a 1958 mystery with a runtime of 2 hours and 8 minutes. It has received outstanding reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.3 and a MetaScore of 100.

Vertigo is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Vertigo for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1958
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 8 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (363,708)
  • Metascore
    100