North by Northwest
Rank Title Points Votes Your Vote
1
Cary Grant's character gets chased by a cropdusting plane in this Hitchcock classic co-starring Eva Marie Saint.
Current Score:
126
Total Votes:
260
2
This musical rendition of the advent of the talkies finds Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds in top form.
Current Score:
114
Total Votes:
272
3
Voyeurism comes with a twist in this Hitchock thriller starring a wheelchair-bound James Stewart and Grace Kelly.
Current Score:
109
Total Votes:
281
4
The quintessential courtroom drama features a jury peopled by none other than Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, and Jack Klugman.
Current Score:
102
Total Votes:
248
5
Billy Wilder's glorious comedy about two guys on the lam has three leading ladies: Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe.
Current Score:
92
Total Votes:
246
6
Marlon Brando plays a second-rate boxer who takes a stand against the mob after he falls for a dead guy's sister (Eva Marie Saint).
Current Score:
73
Total Votes:
221
7
A sadistic Japanese commander uses every means at his disposal to get a British colonel (Alec Guiness) to break.
Current Score:
72
Total Votes:
252
8
The famed chariot scene of this biblical epic has ensured its lead actor Charlton Heston legendary status.
Current Score:
71
Total Votes:
243
9
Billy Wilder's quintessential noir found aging Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) ready for her closeup.
Current Score:
71
Total Votes:
207
10
Often cited as the greatest Western ever made, this movie stars Gary Cooper as the Marshall and Grace Kelly as his wife.
Current Score:
67
Total Votes:
227
11
Herein James Dean establishes iconic status for his haircut, his leather jacket and his antiestablishment attitude.
Current Score:
61
Total Votes:
229
12
This biblical biopic finds Moses (Charlton Heston) butting heads with Rameses (Yul Brynner) then parting the Red Sea.
Current Score:
59
Total Votes:
263
13
Bette Davis in her most celebrated role: an actress about to get doublecrossed by an upstart (Anne Baxter).
Current Score:
55
Total Votes:
193
14
In this John Huston adventure pic, a missionary (Katherine Hepburn) gets stuck on a steamer with a boozy captain (Humphrey Bogart).
Current Score:
53
Total Votes:
267
15
An all-star cast heads this sprawling soap set in Texas: Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Rock Hudson and Dennis Hopper among them.
Current Score:
48
Total Votes:
184
16
Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart and William Holden helm Billy Wilder's fairy tale of a romantic comedy.
Current Score:
44
Total Votes:
208
17
Director John Ford and actor John Wayne team up again but this time it's not a Western. It's a romance set in Ireland.
Current Score:
43
Total Votes:
235
18
Marlon Brando screams "Stella!" in Tennessee Williams' tragedy about the ill-fated Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh).
Current Score:
42
Total Votes:
198
19
This great scifi flick transports the H.G. Wells story of the same name to Southern California. (Post- Orson Welles; Pre- Steven Spielberg)
Current Score:
30
Total Votes:
222
20
Leslie Caron dances with Gene Kelly in this Parisian musical with unforgettable tunes from George Gershwin.
Current Score:
29
Total Votes:
187
21
Doris Day couldn't be perkier; Rock Hudson couldn't be more suave. Their chemistry likewise is tops in this prototypical romcom.
Current Score:
24
Total Votes:
188
22
Shelley Winters learns the hard way that you can't compete with Elizabeth Taylor for Montgomery Clift's affections.
Current Score:
24
Total Votes:
170
23
When a plane loses an engine, John Wayne and Robert Stack are the two copilots who must save the day.
Current Score:
7
Total Votes:
157
24
This underrated war pic from Robert Wise features Richard Burton as a British officer in charge of an Aussie unit in WW2.
Current Score:
7
Total Votes:
139
25
Elvis is in peak form in this musical in which his prisonmates learn to rock right alongside the iconic singer.
Current Score:
6
Total Votes:
178