Rear Window



Professional photographer L.B. 'Jeff' Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out of the rear window observing the neighbors. When he begins to suspect that a man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife. Jeff enlists the help of his high society fashion-consultant girlfriend and his visiting nurse to investigate.

  1. Cornell Woolrich


  2. Alfred Hitchcock


  3. John Michael Hayes


Top Billed Cast

  1. James Stewart

    James Stewart

    L.B. Jefferies

  2. Grace Kelly

    Grace Kelly

    Lisa Carol Fremont

  3. Wendell Corey

    Wendell Corey

    Det. Lt. Thomas J. Doyle

  4. Thelma Ritter

    Thelma Ritter


  5. Raymond Burr

    Raymond Burr

    Lars Thorwald

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Rear Window
Rear Window


Status Released

Release Information

  • August 4, 1954
    Theatrical (limited)


  • September 1, 1954


  • September 30, 1983


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

  • January 20, 2000


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget $1,000,000.00

Revenue $36,764,313.00



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