North by Northwest (1959)
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136 min | Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and falls for a woman whose loyalties he begins to doubt.
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Robert F. Boyle (as Robert Boyle)
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Release date
Dec 18, 1959 (United States)

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134 cast members
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Cary Grant
Roger Thornhill Roger Thornhill   See fewer
Eva Marie Saint
Eve Kendall Eve Kendall   See fewer
James Mason
Phillip Vandamm Phillip Vandamm   See fewer
Jessie Royce Landis
Clara Thornhill Clara Thornhill   See fewer
Leo G. Carroll
The Professor The Professor   See fewer
Josephine Hutchinson
Mrs. Townsend Mrs. Townsend   See fewer
Philip Ober
Lester Townsend Lester Townsend   See fewer
Martin Landau
Leonard Leonard   See fewer
Adam Williams
Valerian Valerian   See fewer
Edward Platt
Victor Larrabee Victor Larrabee   See fewer
Les Tremayne
Auctioneer Auctioneer   See fewer
Philip Coolidge
Dr. Cross Dr. Cross   See fewer
Patrick McVey
Sergeant Flamm Sergeant Flamm   See fewer
Edward Binns
Captain Junket Captain Junket   See fewer
Ken Lynch
Charley Charley   See fewer
Stanley Adams
Lieutenant Harding (uncredited) Lieutenant Harding (uncredited)   See fewer
John Alban
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Andy Albin
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
John Albright
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Anne Anderson
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Anderson
Worker (uncredited) Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Ernest Anderson
Porter on Twentieth Century Ltd. (uncredited) Porter on Twentieth Century Ltd. (uncredited)   See fewer
Malcolm Atterbury
Man at Prairie Crossing (uncredited) Man at Prairie Crossing (uncredited)   See fewer
Tol Avery
State Police Detective (uncredited) State Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Sam Bagley
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Rama Bai
Woman at United Nations Building (uncredited) Woman at United Nations Building (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank Baker
Auction Guest (uncredited) Auction Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Baynes Barron
Taxi Driver #2 (uncredited) Taxi Driver #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
Brandon Beach
Man at Auction Guest (uncredited) Man at Auction Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
John Beradino
Sergeant Emile Klinger (uncredited) Sergeant Emile Klinger (uncredited)   See fewer
Sara Berner
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
Audrey Betz
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Stephen Bolster
Man with Camera (uncredited) Man with Camera (uncredited)   See fewer
Boyd Cabeen
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Roger C. Carmel
Tall man in crowd (uncredited) Tall man in crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Steve Carruthers
Auction Guest (uncredited) Auction Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Gordon Carveth
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Taggart Casey
Shaving Man (uncredited) Shaving Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Catching
Auction Attendant (uncredited) Auction Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Coe
Cropduster Pilot (uncredited) Cropduster Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
David A. Cox
Police Officer on Horse (uncredited) Police Officer on Horse (uncredited)   See fewer
Walter Coy
U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited) U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited)   See fewer
Jimmy Cross
Taxi Driver #1 (uncredited) Taxi Driver #1 (uncredited)   See fewer
Lucille Curtis
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
Patricia Cutts
Hospital Patient (uncredited) Hospital Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Daly
Train Steward (uncredited) Train Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
John Damler
Police Lieutenant (uncredited) Police Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
Lawrence Dobkin
U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited) U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited)   See fewer
Dan Dowling
Auction Guest (uncredited) Auction Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Ken DuMain
Auction Guest (uncredited) Auction Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Daniel Elam
Man at United Nations Building (uncredited) Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)   See fewer
Tommy Farrell
Eddie (uncredited) Eddie (uncredited)   See fewer
Jesslyn Fax
Woman on Train (uncredited) Woman on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
Adolph Faylauer
Bald Bidder (uncredited) Bald Bidder (uncredited)   See fewer
Bess Flowers
Hotel Lounge Patron (uncredited) Hotel Lounge Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Josephine Forsberg
Friendly Passenger (uncredited) Friendly Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Sally Fraser
Second United Nations Receptionist (uncredited) Second United Nations Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Genge
Lieutenant Hagerman (uncredited) Lieutenant Hagerman (uncredited)   See fewer
Kenneth Gibson
Auction Guest (uncredited) Auction Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Ned Glass
Ticket Seller (uncredited) Ticket Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
James Gonzalez
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Tom Greenway
Silent State Police Detective (uncredited) Silent State Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Haines
Man at United Nations Building (uncredited) Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)   See fewer
Stuart Hall
Train Passenger (uncredited) Train Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
Len Hendry
Police Lieutenant (uncredited) Police Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
Alfred Hitchcock
Man Who Misses Bus (uncredited) Man Who Misses Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
Stuart Holmes
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Hideo Inamura
Man at United Nations Building (uncredited) Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)   See fewer
Eugene Jackson
Security Guard at Auction (uncredited) Security Guard at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
Bobby Johnson
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
Dick Johnstone
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Sid Kane
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Kenner G. Kemp
Man Leaving Office Building (uncredited) Man Leaving Office Building (uncredited)   See fewer
Madge Kennedy
Mrs. Finlay (uncredited) Mrs. Finlay (uncredited)   See fewer
Colin Kenny
Auction Guest (uncredited) Auction Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Doreen Lang
Maggie (uncredited) Maggie (uncredited)   See fewer
Perk Lazelle
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Larry Leverett
Man in Phone Booth (uncredited) Man in Phone Booth (uncredited)   See fewer
Carl M. Leviness
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Caryl Lincoln
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Alexander Lockwood
Judge Anson Flynn (uncredited) Judge Anson Flynn (uncredited)   See fewer
Leota Lorraine
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Frank Marlowe
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Nora Marlowe
Anna (uncredited) Anna (uncredited)   See fewer
Tom Marshall
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Thomas Martin
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James McCallion
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Maura McGiveney
Attendant (uncredited) Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Carl Milletaire
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Hans Moebus
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Howard Negley
Conductor on Twentieth Century, Ltd. (uncredited) Conductor on Twentieth Century, Ltd. (uncredited)   See fewer
Monty O'Grady
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Henry O'Neill
Man in Plaza Bar (uncredited) Man in Plaza Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
John Pedrini
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Murray Pollack
Worker (uncredited) Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Charles Postal
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Maudie Prickett
Elsie (uncredited) Elsie (uncredited)   See fewer
Hugh Pryor
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Anthony Redondo
Auction Guest (uncredited) Auction Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
Ralph Reed
Bellhop (uncredited) Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
Greg Rhinelander
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Lili Rosson
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John Roy
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Cosmo Sardo
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Jeffrey Sayre
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Scott Seaton
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Harry Seymour
Victor (uncredited) Victor (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Shayne
Larry Wade (uncredited) Larry Wade (uncredited)   See fewer
Larry Sherman
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Ami Silvestre
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Doris Singh
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Jeremy Slate
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Olan Soule
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Bert Spencer
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Helen Spring
Bidder (uncredited) Bidder (uncredited)   See fewer
Harvey Stephens
Stockbroker (uncredited) Stockbroker (uncredited)   See fewer
Bert Stevens
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Harry Strang
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Robert Strong
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Joe Szorentini
Man Opening Door for Thornhill (uncredited) Man Opening Door for Thornhill (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Togawa
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Arthur Tovey
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Dale Van Sickel
Ranger (uncredited) Ranger (uncredited)   See fewer
Ray Weaver
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Susan Whitney
Attendant (uncredited) Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Luree Wiese
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Frank Wilcox
Herman Weitner (uncredited) Herman Weitner (uncredited)   See fewer
Lloyd Williams
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Robert B. Williams
Patrolman Waggoner (uncredited) Patrolman Waggoner (uncredited)   See fewer
Paula Winslowe
Woman at Auction (uncredited) Woman at Auction (uncredited)   See fewer
Wilson Wood
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Carleton Young
Fanning Nelson (uncredited) Fanning Nelson (uncredited)   See fewer
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