Vertigo (1958)

Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension!

  • Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1958-05-28
  • User Rating: 8.1/10 from 5548 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 9min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock
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A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

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  • James Stewart

    as Det. John 'Scottie' Ferguson
  • Kim Novak

    as Madeleine Elster / Judy Barton
  • Barbara Bel Geddes

    as Marjorie 'Midge' Wood
  • Tom Helmore

    as Gavin Elster
  • Henry Jones

    as Coroner
  • Raymond Bailey

    as Scottie's Doctor
  • Ellen Corby

    as Manager of McKittrick Hotel
  • Konstantin Shayne

    as Pop Leibel
  • Lee Patrick

    as Car Owner Mistaken for Madeleine
  • Bess Flowers

    as Diner at Ernie's (uncredited)
  • Alfred Hitchcock

    as Man Walking Past Elster's Office (uncredited)
  • David Ahdar

    as Priest (uncredited)
  • Sara Taft

    as Nun (uncredited)
  • Ezelle Poule

    as Older mistaken identity (uncredited)
  • John Benson

    as Salesman (uncredited)
  • Paul Bryar

    as Capt. Hansen (uncredited)
  • Steve Conte

    as Burglar (uncredited)
  • Fred Graham

    as Policeman on Rooftop (uncredited)
  • Forbes Murray

    as Diner at Ernie's (uncredited)
  • Raoul Freeman

    as Diner at Ernie's (uncredited)
Production Alfred Hitchcock Producer
Sound Bernard Herrmann Original Music Composer
Camera Robert Burks Director of Photography
Editing George Tomasini Editor
Art Henry Bumstead Art Direction
Art Hal Pereira Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Edith Head Costume Design
Art Sam Comer Set Decoration
Writing Pierre Boileau Novel
Writing Thomas Narcejac Novel
Art Frank R. McKelvy Set Decoration
Art Saul Bass Title Designer
Directing Daniel McCauley Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Wally Westmore Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Nellie Manley Hair Supervisor
Sound Harold Lewis Sound Recordist
Sound Winston H. Leverett Sound Recordist
Sound Muir Mathieson Conductor
Production Herbert Coleman Associate Producer
Directing Alfred Hitchcock Director
Writing Alec Coppel Screenplay
Writing Samuel A. Taylor Screenplay
Visual Effects Farciot Edouart Visual Effects
Visual Effects John P. Fulton Visual Effects
Visual Effects W. Wallace Kelley Visual Effects