Rear Window Synopsis
A photographer (James Stewart) in a wheelchair spies on neighbors and sees a murder.
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Rear Window

By movie_fanatic_1
Rear Window is Hitchcock at his best. The suspensful drama effectively sends chills down the back even thought the whole film takes place in one room. The acting is superb with James Stewart and...

Still a classic, and so much better on the big screen!

By mtgiraffe
"Rear Window" has always been one of my favorite films, and I've always watched it on my TV at home, but seeing it on the big screen with an audience made me love it even more and appreciate it in new...

A favorite film

By toowitty
Great to see it on the big screen for the first time. R. W. has always been a favorite. It has held up over time and it is so much better on the big screen. Suspenseful and funny....

Rear Window reminds us why Hitchcock was The Master of Suspense

By Gratty
What can I say about Rear Window that hasn't already been said? Almost certainly, very little. The innovative set design allowed absolute control over the view we, and Jimmy Stewart's character,...

Great Classic

By wickj1952
See it on the big screen whenever you get the chance. Brilliant acting and directing. If you've never seen it, make sure you do....

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By apwhite1502
Hitchcox's best. Suspenseful; dramatic; outstanding....

Rear Window

By Derrick Deane
This movie is the epitome of Hitchcock suspense. There is so much to learn from watching this movie and yet it is equally entertaining. The acting, the story, the cinematography, the set design, this...

Get a Front Seat for Rear Window!

By filmreal
"Rear Window" is one of my all-time favorite movies. It shows Hitchcock at his best. Performances by Jimmy Stewart, Grace Kelly, and Thelma Ritter were outstanding. It will keep you on the edge of...

Classic Hitchcock.

By Moviedude
Rear Window is an example of Hitchcock at his very best.A tense,suspenseful story of a journalist with a broken leg who spys on his neighbors is masterfully told in a way only 'Hitch' can tell.Jimmy...

Rear Window

By stephensanders73
Have seen it a dozen times but seeing it on the big screen as it was intended was wonderful....

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Hitchcock masterpiece stars peeping Jimmy Stewart.
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