The Suspenseful Alfred Hitchcock Movies Quiz

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Which actor headlined Hitchcock's "Rear Window?"

This 1954 film also featured Grace Kelly.

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On how many films did Hitchcock serve as director?

He isn't credited on all of them, though.

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For how many Academy Awards was "Rebecca" nominated?

It won the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1940.

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In which year did Hitchcock release his directorial debut?

The movie was called "The Pleasure Garden."

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What role does Paul Newman play in 1966's "Torn Curtain?"

The Cold War-era movie also stars Julie Andrews.

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Which movie is strongly influenced by a real-life story?

In the story, an innocent man becomes an accused criminal.

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Which of the following Hitchcock films served as wartime propaganda?

It was about a proposal to create the United Nations.

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Where is 1939's "Jamaica Inn" set?

Hitchcock moved to the United States after making this one in England.

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Bruce Dern was a star in which Hitchcock film from 1976?

Kidnappers and con artists collide in this campy movie.

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The movie "Spellbound" opens with a quote from which writer?

"The fault…is not in our stars, but in ourselves…"

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Which film features English families battling over land?

The two families are named the Hillcrists and the Hornblowers.

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How many times was Hitchcock nominated for Best Director?

And he never won.

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Which film starred both Ray Milland and Grace Kelly?

In the movie, Kelly plays a married woman who has an affair with a writer, played by Robert Cummings.

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A beguiling psychopath meets a tennis player in which movie?

Roger Ebert has said he thinks this is one of Hitchcock's best films.

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Universal forced Hitchcock to change the ending of which movie?

The Cold War film didn't receive particularly good reviews from critics.

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How many silent Hitchcock films are still available?

Of course, most of his films featured full audio.

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Who won an Academy Award for Best Song for "The Man Who Knew Too Much?"

The song was named "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)."

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Which film was created to make it look as if it was shot in real time, in one long take?

One scene is more than 10 minutes long; many others are nearly as long.

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The plot for "Lifeboat" is sparked by an attack on a ship during which conflict?

The entire film, which is an hour and a half long, is set on the lifeboat.

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Which film stars Michael Redgrave?

Redgrave also appeared in 1936's "Secret Agent."

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Which film is the only one released by Paramount and still owned by the company of the same name?

Paramount's other Hitchcock titles were sold to Universal Studios.

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Why did Hitchcock try to buy all copies of the book "Psycho?"

The cast was also ordered not to talk about the plot.

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Why did Walt Disney reportedly refuse to let Hitchcock use Disneyland to film scenes for "The Blind Man?"

In the end, the project was never completed.

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Which movie was based on a story written by Daphne du Maurier?

The acclaimed film shows a series of strange and scary bird attacks in California.

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What contributed heavily to the fact that "The Short Night" was never completed?

He died just a few years after beginning the project.

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Which movie was the first to use a dolly zoom, a technique that zooms a zooming lens?

The effect made audiences feel disoriented, which is exactly what Hitchcock had in mind.

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In which year was "Psycho" selected for preservation in the National Film Registry?

This movie is roundly regarded as one of Hitchcock's best.

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What occupation does Ingrid Bergman have in "Spellbound?"

The bizarre story centers around a mental institution in Vermont.

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In "Psycho," how much money does Marion Crane embezzle before winding up at a lonely motel?

Given the events that follow, we can say that karma caught up to her in a big way.

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Which film is the only one based on an original screenplay written by Hitchcock?

It's about a love triangle involving a boxer.

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He was called "the master of suspense," and he is one of the most famous directors in history. How much do you know about Alfred Hitchcock's movies?

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