PG | | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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.
This film is often credited (blamed) for creating or popularizing the misconception that vertigo means a fear of heights. For the record, the proper name for that condition is "Acrophobia", whereas vertigo is "a sensation of whirling and loss of ... ...
Officer on rooftop:
Give me your hand. Give me your hand.
When Scottie is following Madeleine, whilst they are driving, they both turn left in their cars past a No Left Turn sign in the intersection.
The opening Paramount logo is in black and white while the rest of the film, including the closing Paramount logo, is in Technicolor.
$1,486,818 (USA) (22 November 1996)
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