Cary Grant teams with director Alfred Hitchcock for the fourth and final time in this superlative espionage caper judged one of the American Film Institute's Top-100 Films and spruced up with a new digital transfer and remixed Dolby Digital Stereo. He plays a Manhattan advertising executive plunged into a realm of spy (James Mason) and counterspy (Eva Marie Saint) and variously abducted, framed for murder, chased and in another signature set piece, crop-dusted. He also holds on for dear life from the facial features of the Presidents on Mount Rushmore (backlot sets were used). But don't expect the Master of Suspense to leave star or audience hanging.

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North by Northwest (1959)

PG

Action/Mystery/Adventure/Romance/Drama/Suspense/Thriller · 2h 16m · 9/26/1959

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It's love and murder at first sight!

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Cary Grant teams with director Alfred Hitchcock for the fourth and final time in this superlative espionage caper judged one of the American Film Institute's Top-100 Films and spruced up with a new digital transfer and remixed Dolby Digital Stereo. He plays a Manhattan advertising executive plunged into a realm of spy (James Mason) and counterspy (Eva Marie Saint) and variously abducted, framed for murder, chased and in another signature set piece, crop-dusted. He also holds on for dear life from the facial features of the Presidents on Mount Rushmore (backlot sets were used). But don't expect the Master of Suspense to leave star or audience hanging.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, German

Country

United States

Production Company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Budget

$3,101,000

Revenue

$22,213,000
Part Of
Cast
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Cary Grant

Roger O. Thornhill
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Eva Marie Saint

Eve Kendall
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James Mason

Phillip Vandamm
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Jessie Royce Landis

Clara Thornhill
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Leo G. Carroll

The Professor
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Josephine Hutchinson

Mrs. Townsend
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Philip Ober

Lester Townsend
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Martin Landau

Leonard
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Adam Williams

Valerian
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Edward Platt

Victor Larrabee
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Robert Ellenstein

Licht
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Les Tremayne

Auctioneer
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Philip Coolidge

Dr. Cross
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Patrick McVey

Sergeant Flamm - Chicago Policeman
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Edward Binns

Captain Junket
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Ken Lynch

Charley - Chicago Policeman
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Stanley Adams

Lieutenant Harding (uncredited)
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Andy Albin

Farmer (uncredited)
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Anne Anderson

Woman (uncredited)
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Ernest Anderson

Porter on Twentieth Century Ltd. (uncredited)
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Malcolm Atterbury

Man at Prairie Crossing (uncredited)
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Tol Avery

State Police Detective (uncredited)
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Baynes Barron

Taxi Driver #2 (uncredited)
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John Beradino

Sergeant Emile Klinger (uncredited)
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Sara Berner

Telephone Operator (voice) (uncredited)
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Stephen Bolster

Man with Camera (uncredited)
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Taggart Casey

Shaving Man (uncredited)
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Bill Catching

Auction Attendant (uncredited)
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Bob Coe

Cropduster Pilot (uncredited)
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Walter Coy

U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited)
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Jimmy Cross

Taxi Driver #1 (uncredited)
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Lucille Curtis

Woman (uncredited)
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Patricia Cutts

Hospital Patient (uncredited)
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Jack Daly

Train Steward (uncredited)
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John Damler

Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
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Lawrence Dobkin

U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited)
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John Eldredge

Man in elevator at New York Plaza Hotel (uncredited)
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Tommy Farrell

Eddie - Elevator Starter (uncredited)
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Jesslyn Fax

Woman (uncredited)
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Adolph Faylauer

Bald Bidder (uncredited)
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Josephine Forsberg

Friendly Passenger (uncredited)
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Sally Fraser

United Nations Receptionist (uncredited)
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Paul Genge

Lieutenant Hagerman (uncredited)
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Ned Glass

Ticket Seller (uncredited)
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Tom Greenway

Silent State Police Detective (uncredited)
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Norm Heffron

Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
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Len Hendry

Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
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Alfred Hitchcock

Man Who Misses Bus (uncredited)
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Eugene Jackson

Security Guard at Auction (uncredited)
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Bobby Johnson

Waiter (uncredited)
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Sid Kane

(uncredited)
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Kenner G. Kemp

Extra Leaving Office Building (uncredited)
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Madge Kennedy

Mrs. Finlay (uncredited)
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Doreen Lang

Maggie - Roger's Secretary (uncredited)
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Larry Leverett

Man in Phone Booth (uncredited)
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Alexander Lockwood

Judge Anson B. Flynn (uncredited)
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Frank Marlowe

Taxi Driver (uncredited)
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Nora Marlowe

Anna - Housekeeper (uncredited)
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James McCallion

Plaza Valet (uncredited)
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Maura McGiveney

Attendant (uncredited)
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Carl Milletaire

Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
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Howard Negley

Conductor on Twentieth Century, Ltd. (uncredited)
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Charles Postal

(uncredited)
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Maudie Prickett

Elsie - Maid (uncredited)
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Hugh Pryor

(uncredited)
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Ralph Reed

Bellhop (uncredited)
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Jeffrey Sayre

Man at Mt. Rushmore Cafeteria (uncredited)
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Harry Seymour

Victor - Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
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Robert Shayne

Larry Wade (uncredited)
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Doris Singh

Indian Girl (uncredited)
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Jeremy Slate

Policeman at Grand Central Station (uncredited)
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Olan Soule

Assistant Auctioneer (uncredited)
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Helen Spring

Bidder (uncredited)
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Harvey Stephens

Stockbroker (uncredited)
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Bert Stevens

Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)
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Harry Strang

Assistant Conductor (uncredited)
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Dale Van Sickel

Ranger (uncredited)
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Ray Weaver

Policeman at Grand Central Station (uncredited)
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Susan Whitney

Attendant (uncredited)
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Frank Wilcox

Herman Weitner (uncredited)
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Lloyd Williams

Extra (uncredited)
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Robert Williams

Patrolman Waggoner (uncredited)
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Paula Winslowe

Woman at Auction (uncredited)
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Wilson Wood

Photographer at United Nations (uncredited)
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Carleton Young

Fanning Nelson (uncredited)
Crew
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Alfred Hitchcock

Director
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Ernest Lehman

Writer
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Robert Burks

Cinematograpy
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George Tomasini

Editor
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Bernard Herrmann

Music
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