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Vertigo (1958)

PG  |   |  Mystery, Romance, Thriller


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A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.


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  • James Stewart and Kim Novak in Vertigo (1958)
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  • James Stewart in Vertigo (1958)
  • James Stewart and Kim Novak in Vertigo (1958)

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Trivia

Alfred Hitchcock was embittered at the critical and commercial failure of the film in 1958. He blamed this on James Stewart for "looking too old" to attract audiences any more. Hitchcock never worked with Stewart, previously one of his favorite collaborators, again.


Quotes

Officer on rooftop: Give me your hand. Give me your hand.


Goofs

The ice cubes in Gavin and Scottie's drinks disappear.


Crazy Credits

The opening Paramount logo is in black and white while the rest of the film, including the closing Paramount logo, is in Technicolor.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Mystery | Romance | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

21 July 1958

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$2,479,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,486,818 (USA) (22 November 1996)

Gross:

$3,200,000 (USA)

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