Rear Window

(1954)

Overview

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. 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 Lisa Freemont and his visiting nurse Stella to investigate.

  1. Cornell Woolrich

    Author

  2. John Michael Hayes

    Screenplay

  3. Alfred Hitchcock

    Director

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

    Stella

  5. Raymond Burr

    Raymond Burr

    Lars Thorwald

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Rear Window
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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 4, 1954
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

  • September 1, 1954
    Theatrical

    Meaning

  • September 30, 1983
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    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
    Physical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget $1,000,000.00

Revenue $36,764,313.00

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