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Vertigo (1958)

Vertigo (1958) PG IMDb 8.3 2h 8min Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes

A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.

Director Alfred Hitchcock

Writers Alec Coppel(screenplay by), Samuel A. Taylor(screenplay by), Pierre Boileau(based on the novel "D'Entre Les Morts" by)


leslie donato
leslie donato
Mar 23, 2023

Vertigo, is the story of a man who is possessed by the image of a lost love and becomes increasingly compulsive in his desire to re-create that image. Received reservedly by critics in the year of its release, Vertigo is now generally recognized as one of Hitchcock's greatest films, considered by many to be his masterpiece.

James Stewart plays John "Scottie" Ferguson, a San Francisco police officer. At the film's opening, Scottie loses his footing while chasing a suspect over rooftops, falls, and hangs over the street below, suspended only by a sagging rain gutter. Looking down, he experiences a sense of vertigo brought on by his fear of heights. Trying to pull Scottie to safety, a fellow officer falls…

Johnny Blaze
Johnny Blaze
May 09, 2023
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