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Year: 1958

Original Title: Vertigo

Country: USA

Length: 128 minutes

Genre: Crime, Mistery, Romance

Studios: Paramount Pictures

Release Dates

United Kingdom: August 24 1958

United States: May 09 1958


Ranking: 6,815 out of 13,756 movies (up 3478)

Ranked #311 in list 'The best movies ever'


8.7 by 18 users


Scottie Ferguson (James Stewart) is a police detective who leaves the body when a colleague falls from a ledge while they were pursuing a criminal. Some time later, a call from an old friend of him, with whom he studied in school, Gavin Elster (Tom Helmore), which asks him to watch his wife Madeleine (Kim Novak) will make him to feel detective again. Madeleine is a beautiful woman who is depressed, and also believed to be possessed by her great-grandmother. The most acclaimed film by Alfred Hitchcock with 'Psycho'. In fact in 2012 it was declared the best movie of all time. However, in 1959 it was nominated for only two Oscars, for best art direction and best sound.


Cast Vertigo

Kim Novak

Madeleine Elster / Judy Barton

James Stewart

John 'Scottie' Ferguson