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The Birds

8 Ratings: 2.6
Classics and Horror movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Vacationing in northern California, Alfred Hitchcock was struck by a story in a Santa Cruz newspaper: "Seabird Invasion Hits Coastal Homes." From this peculiar incident, and his memory of a short story by Daphne du Maurier, the master of suspense created … see full wiki

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Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Genre: Classics, Horror
2 reviews about The Birds
Quick Tip by . October 21, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Early HItchcock was as much funny as suspenseful (sometimes way more funny than spooky), but when he hit his American phase, the humor was largely tossed aside. In this "turkey" no only is humor tossed aside, it seemed that reliable suspense was also cast aside. The movie is mostly notable for being the first Hitch movie to use special effects. Too bad they were lost on a crap movie.
review by . October 16, 2001
posted in Movie Hype
Still terrifying even today, Alfred Hitchcock's THE BIRDS is the ultimate for sheer thrills and exitement.Tippi Hedren (MARNIE) and Rod Taylor (THE GLASS BOTTOM BOAT) lead a strong cast as Melanie Daniels and Mitch Brenner. When Melanie travels down to Mitch's family estate in Bodega Bay (bringing a pair of lovebirds with her), a bizarre chain of events begins when she is attacked by a seagull. Soon more and more birds flock and descend on the sleepy hamlet in one horrifying attack after another, …
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