Rear Window | 1954    

Updated April 10, 2021

Summary & Info

Rear Window
A wheelchair-bound photographer (James Stewart) passes the time by spying on his neighbors from his apartment window, when he becomes convinced that one of them has murdered his wife and disposed of her body. Cast: Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr and Wendell Corey. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. [1:52 – PG]

Dueling Critics

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“My favorite Hitchcock film…’Rear Window’ is a perfect film…it is a deserving classic…’Rear Window’ captures everything that Hitchcock is about…humor, suspense, and even some terror.”
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“It is a film with no empathetic character…What starts out as a cautionary tale about the dangers of voyeurism and public scrutiny, twists to confirm to the grassing behavior of a white supremacist. Reporting on your neighbors much?”

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Rear Window | 1954

    

Updated April, 10. 2021

Critical Consensus

Dueling Critics

thumbs-up“My favorite Hitchcock film … ‘Rear Window’ is a perfect film…it is a deserving classic…’Rear Window’ captures everything that Hitchcock is about…humor, suspense, and even some terror.”
thumbs-up“It is a film with no empathetic character…What starts out as a cautionary tale about the dangers of voyeurism and public scrutiny, twists to confirm to the grassing behavior of a white supremacist. Reporting on your neighbors much?”

Summary & Info

Rear Window
A wheelchair-bound photographer (James Stewart) passes the time by spying on his neighbors from his apartment window, when he becomes convinced that one of them has murdered his wife and disposed of her body. Cast: Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr and Wendell Corey. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. [1:52 – PG]

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