Strangers on a Train (1951)

PG   |    |  Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

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A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder - a theory that he plans to implement.




  • Kasey Rogers and Robert Walker in Strangers on a Train (1951)
  • Farley Granger in Strangers on a Train (1951)
  • Alfred Hitchcock on teh set of "Strangers On A Train." 1950 Warner Bros
  • Farley Granger and Robert Walker in Strangers on a Train (1951)
  • Farley Granger and Robert Walker in Strangers on a Train (1951)
  • Alfred Hitchcock andhis daughter Patricia on the set of "Strangers On A Train," 1951.

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Did You Know?


Alfred Hitchcock wanted a "name" writer to lend some prestige to the screenplay, but was turned down by eight writers, including John Steinbeck and Thornton Wilder, all of whom thought the story too tawdry and were put off by Patricia Highsmith's first-timer status. Talks with Dashiell Hammett got further, but here too ... ...


Bruno Anthony: I beg your pardon, but aren't you Guy Haines?


When Guy is in Bruno's house, the beam of the flashlight is not consistent between the shot of Guy looking at the map, and the upward shot of Guy looking around to get his bearings.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Crime | Film-Noir | Thriller


Release Date:

30 June 1951


English, French

Country of Origin


Box Office


$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£23,764 (UK) (15 August 1999)


$7,630,000 (USA)

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