PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.
Hitchcock's legendary attention to detail was evident during research and preparation for "The Birds". He had every resident of Bodega Bay photographed for the costume department. The restaurant scenes were filmed inside an exact reconstruction of ... ...
Hello there, Mrs. MacGruder.
Mrs. MacGruder, pet store clerk: Oh, hello, Miss Daniels.
Melanie Daniels: Have you ever seen so many gulls? What do you suppose it is?
Mrs. MacGruder, pet store clerk: Well, there must be a storm at sea, that can drive them inland, you know. I was hoping you'd be a little late because he hadn't ...
Melanie Daniels: Oh,...
When Melanie Daniels is sneaking up Mitch's dock to deliver the lovebirds, she looks over at the barn he's in, the sky has a complete gray cloud cover. Seconds later, she looks at the barn, not a cloud in the blue sky.
There were no ending credits. And in the opening credits the title "THE BIRDS" was slowly pecked away by the passing crows.