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Frenzy

5 Ratings: 2.2
A movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock

FRENZY was Alfred Hitchcock's next-to-last film--and the first film he'd made in England in 20 years. It was based on an Arthur La Bern novel and focuses on many of the same motifs that Hitchcock had obsessively examined throughout his life's work: the … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Dramas
Cast: Clive Swift
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Release Date: 1972
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about Frenzy
review by . July 03, 2011
Universal
I've read a few complaints about the first DVD edition of Frenzy, most of which were gripes regarding its audiovisual quality. Rest assured, fellow viewer: the fidelity of this disc is truly first-rate. This last of Hitchcock's greatest features was beautifully filmed, and it's done justice with a sharp, vibrant picture and limpid Dolby Digital 2.0 mono soundtrack.      One excellent dubbed French dialogue track is accompanied by equally fine English and Spanish subs, …
review by . April 01, 2012
A serial murderer nicknamed the 'necktie killer' is terrorizing women in London, and Richard Blaney (Jon Finch), seen at the wrong place at the wrong time, becomes the chief suspect. How to prove his innocence?      Alfred Hitchcock's next-to-last film has a very English feel to it with an all-British cast and gritty London locations. Void of scares but with grotesque and disturbing moments, the plot never arouses real 'frenzy' (especially among the audience); …
review by . December 07, 2000
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: brilliant cinematography at times; some funny parts     Cons: flat characters; poor cast; disappointing overall     Frenzy is the first Hitchcock film to merit an "R" rating from the censors. After seeing this film in class, it deserved the rating. Granted it was filmed in the 70s and lacks a great deal of Hitchcock suspense (ie- North by Northwest and Strangers On A Train), but the story is as solid as the majority of Hitchcock's other films.   …
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