13. The Birds (1963)
> Starring: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy
> Runtime: 119 min
The horror-thriller, produced and directed by Hitchcock, is about a wealthy woman from San Francisco who follows a man to a small town where strange things begin to happen as birds suddenly start to attack people. According to the Critics Consensus on Rotten Tomatoes, “Alfred Hitchcock successfully turned birds into some of the most terrifying villains in horror history.”
12. The 39 Steps (1935)
> Starring: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim
> Runtime: 86 min
“The 39 Steps” follows a man who gets mixed up in a spy ring in London. He is accused of killing an agent, then runs away, trying to clear his name and stop spies from selling top secret information at the same time. The film is popular with both critics and fans as 96% of critics and 86% of the audience who reviewed the movie on Rotten Tomatoes liked it.
11. The Lady Vanishes (1938)
> Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas
> Runtime: 96 min
The mystery thriller about a young woman who tries to find an elderly lady who has mysteriously disappeared from a train is among Hitchcock’s most critically acclaimed movies. A review published in Time Magazine read, “The Lady Vanishes exhibits Director Alfred Hitchcock, England’s portly master of melodrama, at the top of his form.” Fans loved the film, too, with an 88% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.
10. Dial M for Murder (1954)
> Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings
> Runtime: 105 min
“Dial M for Murder” is a crime mystery about a man who tries to have his rich wife murdered after she has an affair. The movie is No. 152 in IMDb’s top 250 rated movies ever made. The film is the only movie on the list that is more highly rated by fans than by critics, with 89% of critics and 92% of the audience giving it a positive review.
9. Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
> Starring: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey
> Runtime: 108 min
“Shadow of a Doubt,” about a young woman who begins to suspect her favorite uncle is a murderer, is described on Rotten Tomatoes as Hitchcock’s earliest classic. The film has a perfect critics score, and 89% of the nearly 20,000 people who reviewed it on the site liked it. “Shadow of a Doubt” was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Writing, Original Story category.
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