North by Northwest

directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Category: "Drama"
Year of Release:1959
Date Added:11/25/2007
Date Watched:12/06/2004
Description:Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant), a New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies led by Phillip Vandamm (James Mason), and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. On a train, he meets Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) and falls for her. When he finds her with Vandamm, he assumes she's part of the plot to kill him. He's finally contacted by an FBI agent who tells him what's going on. Thornhill heads to the bad guys' hideout on Mount Rushmore and rescues Eve.
My Rating:8

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Review - North by Northwest

A classic spy movie with bad guys, an innocent man in trouble, a woman who may be good or may be bad, and a lot of action and suspense.
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