Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her arrival, the bird population runs amok. Suddenly, the townsfolk face a massive avian onslaught, with the feathered fiends inexplicably attacking people all over Bodega Bay.

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  1. Alfred Hitchcock


  2. Evan Hunter


  3. Daphne Du Maurier


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tippi Hedren

    Tippi Hedren

    Melanie Daniels

  2. Rod Taylor

    Rod Taylor

    Mitch Brenner

  3. Suzanne Pleshette

    Suzanne Pleshette

    Annie Hayworth

  4. Veronica Cartwright

    Veronica Cartwright

    Cathy Brenner

  5. Ethel Griffies

    Ethel Griffies

    Mrs. Bundy

  6. Charles McGraw

    Charles McGraw

    Sebastian Sholes

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $2,500,000.00

Revenue $11,403,529.00

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Release Information

  • March 28, 1963
    PG-13, Theatrical



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