Rear Window Poster

Release Date: September 1st, 1954

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2001

PG|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
A newspaper photographer with a broken leg passes time recuperating by observing his neighbors through his window. He sees what he believes to be a murder, and decides to solve the crime himself. With the help of his nurse and wife, he tries to catch the murderer without being killed himself.

Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Raymond Burr, Thelma Ritter, Judith Evelyn, Ross Bagdasarian, Georgine Darcy

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Patron Inc.

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Mystery, Deception, Murder, Suspenseful, Pursuit, Girlfriend, 1950s


Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1954)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Sound Recording
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)