About

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.

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5,820
Directed by

Alfred Hitchcock

Written by

Ernest Lehman (Screenplay)

Runtime

136 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

It's a deadly game of 'tag' and Cary Grant is 'it'...

Cast

Keywords

on the run romance government agent suspense spy assassination espionage mistaken identity fugitive advertising framed mount rushmore national memorial

Photos

Lists

#75 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#60 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#55 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#98 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color Robert F. Boyle William A. Horning Merrill Pye Henry Grace Frank R. McKelvy

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing George Tomasini

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen Ernest Lehman