Cary Grant plays John Robie, a reformed jewel thief who was once known as "The Cat," in this suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock classic thriller. Robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances (Grace Kelly), he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's (Jessie Royce Landis) fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but Frances who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape. In a spine-tingling climax, the real criminal is exposed. Three Academy Award® nominations, including an Oscar® for "Best Cinematography."

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To Catch a Thief (1955)

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Mystery/Romance/Crime/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 42m · 9/1/1955

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For a moment he forgets he's a thief--and she forgets she's a lady!

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Cary Grant plays John Robie, a reformed jewel thief who was once known as "The Cat," in this suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock classic thriller. Robie is suspected of a new rash of gem thefts in the luxury hotels of the French Riviera, and he must set out to clear himself. Meeting pampered heiress Frances (Grace Kelly), he sees a chance to bait the mysterious thief with her mother's (Jessie Royce Landis) fabulous jewels. His plan backfires, however, but Frances who believes him guilty, proves her love by helping him escape. In a spine-tingling climax, the real criminal is exposed. Three Academy Award® nominations, including an Oscar® for "Best Cinematography."

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Paramount Pictures

Budget

$2,500,000

Revenue

$8,750,000
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Cast
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Cary Grant

John Robie
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Grace Kelly

Frances Stevens
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Jessie Royce Landis

Jessie Stevens
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John Williams

H.H. Hughson
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Charles Vanel

Bertani
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Brigitte Auber

Danielle Foussard
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Jean Martinelli

Foussard
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Georgette Anys

Germaine
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George Adrian

Detective (uncredited)
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John Alderson

Detective at the Costume Ball (uncredited)
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Martha Bamattre

Kitchen Helper (uncredited)
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René Blancard

Commissaire Lepic (uncredited)
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Eugene Borden

French Waiter (uncredited)
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Nina Borget

Frenchwoman (uncredited)
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George Boyce

Party Guest (uncredited)
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John Breen

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Margaret Brewster

Cold-cream Woman (uncredited)
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Ralph Brooks

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Lewis Charles

Man with Milk in Kitchen (uncredited)
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Jack Chefe

Hotel Security (uncredited)
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Frank Chelland

Chef (uncredited)
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Beulah Christian

Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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Wilson Cornell

Shepherd (uncredited)
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Reinie Costello

Spanish Girl (uncredited)
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Paul Cristo

Hotel Security (uncredited)
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Oliver Cross

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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William 'Wee Willie' Davis

Big Man in Kitchen (uncredited)
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Dominique Davray

Antoinette (uncredited)
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Louise De Carlo

Spanish Girl (uncredited)
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Guy De Vestel

Detective (uncredited)
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Gloria Dee

Persian Slave Girl (uncredited)
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George DeNormand

Detective (uncredited)
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Kathleen Desmond

French Shepherdess (uncredited)
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Lala Detolly

French Queen (uncredited)
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Minta Durfee

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Dolores Ellsworth

Persian Girl (uncredited)
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George Ellsworth

Shepherd (uncredited)
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Nestor Eristoff

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Franklyn Farnum

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Bess Flowers

Woman at Costume Ball (uncredited)
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Curt Furberg

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Russell Gaige

Mr. Sanford (uncredited)
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Steven Geray

Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
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Michael Hadlow

Monaco Policeman (uncredited)
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Lars Hensen

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Alfred Hitchcock

Man Sitting Next to John Robie on Bus (uncredited)
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Gladys Holland

Elegant French Woman (uncredited)
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Jeshurun Howard

Boy (uncredited)
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Jean Hébey

Police Inspector Mercier (uncredited)
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Barbara Jones

Party guest at costume ball (uncredited)
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Beverly Ruth Jordan

French Shepherdess (uncredited)
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Fred Kelsey

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Lorraine Knight

French Huntress (uncredited)
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Bela Kovacs

Detective (uncredited)
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Jeanne Lafayette

Frenchwoman (uncredited)
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Donald Lawton

Detective (uncredited)
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Eddie Le Baron

Frenchman (uncredited)
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Roland Lesaffre

Claude (uncredited)
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Edward Manouk

Kitchen Helper (uncredited)
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Jonathan Marlowe

Prince (uncredited)
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Jeri McKenna

French Princess (uncredited)
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Don Megowan

Detective at Costume Ball (uncredited)
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Louis Mercier

Croupier (uncredited)
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Hans Moebus

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Mike Morelli

Detective (uncredited)
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Alberto Morin

Detective (uncredited)
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Sol Murgi

Reporter (uncredited)
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George Nardelli

Croupier (uncredited)
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Paul Newlan

Vegetable Man in Kitchen (uncredited)
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Barry Norton

Frenchman (uncredited)
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Monty O'Grady

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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George Paris

Croupier (uncredited)
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Manuel París

Croupier (uncredited)
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Joan Patti

Spanish Girl (uncredited)
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Leonard Penn

Monaco Policeman (uncredited)
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Murray Pollack

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Albert Pollet

Croupier (uncredited)
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Jose Portugal

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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John Powell

Boy (uncredited)
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Paul Power

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Paul Ravel

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Mitchell Rhein

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Ervin Richardson

Detective (uncredited)
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Loulette Sablon

Frenchwoman (uncredited)
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Cosmo Sardo

Frenchman (uncredited)
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Otto F. Schulze

Chef (uncredited)
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Bernard Sell

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Charles Sherlock

Detective (uncredited)
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Reginald Lal Singh

Maharaja (uncredited)
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Earl Spainard

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Betty Spotts

Party Guest (uncredited)
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Adele St. Maur

Woman with Birdcage on Bus (uncredited)
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Norman Stevans

Casino Patron (uncredited)
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Marie Stoddard

Mrs. Sanford (uncredited)
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Aimee Torriani

Woman in Kitchen (uncredited)
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Philip Van Zandt

Jewelry Clerk (uncredited)
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Geni Whitlow

Persian Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Phyllis Young

Spanish Girl (uncredited)
Crew
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Alfred Hitchcock

Director
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John Michael Hayes

Writer
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Alec Coppel

Writer
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David Dodge

Writer
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Robert Burks

Cinematograpy
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Lyn Murray

Music
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George Tomasini

Editor
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Alfred Hitchcock

Producer
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