An immensely enjoyable cat-and-mouse psychological game. Hitchcock masterful as usual
almost 5 years
Oh man, this movie is worth a watch.
over 5 years
Anne, darling, you're trembling.
almost 7 years
Yet another Hitchcock classic.
over 7 years
One of Hitchcock's all-time best. Dripping with suspense and psychosis.
over 7 years
Quite excellent with a brilliant finale
Strangers on a Train is an American psychological thriller film produced and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and based on the 1950 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith. It was shot in the autumn of 1950 and released by Warner Bros. on June 30, 1951. The film stars Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, and Robert Walker, and features Leo G. Carroll, Patricia Hitchcock, and Laura Elliott.
The film is number 32 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills.
Amateur tennis star Guy Haines (Farley Granger) wants to divorce his vulgar and unfaithful wife Miriam (Laura Elliott), so he can marry the elegant and beautiful Anne Morton (Ruth Roman), daughter of a senator (Leo G. Carroll). While on a train to meet Miriam, Haines meets Bruno Anthony (Robert Walker), a forward stranger who recognizes Guy from gossip items in the newspapers that detail his marital problems. During lunch in Bruno's compartment, Bruno tells Guy about his idea for the perfect "Criss-cross" murder(s): he will kill Miriam and in...