Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
24 July 2004 | Ben Parker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
8 | I finally get how great it is: Hitch infuses his wrong-man caper with ironic movie language and reality-be-damned escapism and suspense.
Its Hitch's most briskly entertaining movie, and one of his most comic, adventure-caper type movies, largely thanks to...
Over dinner one night, Alfred Hitchcock related to Ernest Lehman his giddy enthusiasm for what North By Northwest is really about. He said, "Ernie, do you realize what we're doing in this picture? The audience is like a giant organ that you and I are playing. At one moment we ... ...
We've gotten a head start here, Mr. Thornhill.
Roger Thornhill: That won't last long.
Eve's line "I never make love on an empty stomach" is overdubbed with "I never discuss love on an empty stomach".
The Leo the Lion/MGM trademark preceding the credits is on a green field, to match the green field used in the credits proper.
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