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Based upon a story by Daphne Du Marier.
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CastLonny Chapman, Bill Quinn, Veronica Cartwright, Richard Deacon, Karl Swenson, Alfred Hitchcock, Ethel Griffies, Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Morgan Brittany, Elizabeth Wilson, Doodles Weaver, Malcolm Atterbury, Charles McGraw, Suzanne Pleshette, Suzanne Cupito, Jessica Tandy, Ruth McDevitt, Joe Mantell, John McGovern, Doreen Lang, Darlene Conley
DirectorAlfred Hitchcock
Genre:  Horror, Romance, Thriller
Release Date:  January 1, 1963
MPAA Rating:  PG
Screen WriterEvan Hunter
Runtime:  1hr 59min
Studio:  Universal Pictures, Alfred Hitchcock Productions
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review by . August 17, 2012
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***1/2 out of ****    It would be too easy writing off Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" as dated or foul. This is the kind of thriller that makes younger audiences laugh with its now-silly special effects and seemingly imperfect performances. This is really the only reason why the film does not enjoy much success with a younger generation; well that and the people which I speak of are accustomed to thrillers and horror movies that move at a faster pace, ignoring the details that …
Quick Tip by . May 27, 2010
A great movie - yet I'm still wondering what made the birds go nuts!! Leave it Hitchcock to make you wonder!
Quick Tip by . August 30, 2009
Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds starring Tippi Hendron and Rod Taylor....different, terrifying at times- Based on Daphne Du Maurier's book.
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