Rope (1948)

It begins with a ends with a shot! From beginning to end, nothing ever held you like Alfred Hitchcock's ROPE!

  • Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1948-03-11
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 2498 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 21min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Transatlantic Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock
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Two men murder a man in cold blood for the thrill and invite his parents over for a celebration to prove they have committed the perfect crime, but they also have to deal with their former schoolmaster, who becomes suspicious.

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  • James Stewart

    as Rupert Cadell
  • John Dall

    as Brandon Shaw
  • Farley Granger

    as Phillip Morgan
  • Edith Evanson

    as Mrs. Wilson
  • Joan Chandler

    as Janet Walker
  • Cedric Hardwicke

    as Mr. Henry Kentley
  • Constance Collier

    as Mrs. Anita Atwater
  • Douglas Dick

    as Kenneth Lawrence
  • Dick Hogan

    as David Kentley
  • Alfred Hitchcock

    as Man Walking in Street After Opening Credits (uncredited)
Directing Alfred Hitchcock Director
Production Alfred Hitchcock Producer
Editing William H. Ziegler Editor
Costume & Make-Up Perc Westmore Makeup Artist
Writing Ben Hecht Writer
Costume & Make-Up Adrian Costume Design
Sound C.A. Riggs Sound Designer
Art Perry Ferguson Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Ed Voight Makeup Artist
Writing Arthur Laurents Screenplay
Production Sidney Bernstein Producer
Sound David Buttolph Music
Camera William V. Skall Director of Photography
Camera Joseph A. Valentine Director of Photography
Art Howard Bristol Set Decoration
Art Emile Kuri Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Agnes Flanagan Hairstylist
Writing Patrick Hamilton Theatre Play
Writing Patrick Hamilton Original Story
Writing Hume Cronyn Writer
Production Fred Ahern Production Manager
Directing Lowell J. Farrell Assistant Director
Camera Morris Rosen Grip
Camera John Miehle Still Photographer
Lighting James Potevin Lighting Technician
Art Dorothea Holt Art Department Manager
Sound Leo F. Forbstein Music
Directing Charlsie Bryant Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Marian Dabney Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Leon Roberts Costume Design