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Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn star in this stylish comedy-thriller directed by Stanley Donen, very much in a Hitchcock vein. Grant plays Peter Joshua, who meets Reggie Lampert (Hepburn) in Paris and later offers to help her when she discovers that her husband has been murdered. After the funeral, Reggie is summoned to the embassy and warned by agent/friend Bartholemew (Walter Matthau) that her late husband helped steal 250,000 dollars during the war and that the rest of the gang is after the
Dec 5, 1963 Wide
Oct 14, 1997
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Firsttime teaming of Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, a natural, gives the sophisticated romantic caper an international appeal, plus the selling points of adventure, suspense and suberb comedy.
Donen's typically slick comedy thriller, ingeniously scripted by Peter Stone, is a mammoth audience teaser.
Made when the studio system was on its last legs, Charade still feels fresh, quick-witted, nothing like the artificial, airless Hollywood pictures of its time.
A novel, auteur-driven film populated with reliably charismatic stars; even at the age of 50 it leaves most modern produce in the dust. It was also a hit. Five decades later, why has Hollywood not learnt their lesson?
Charming comedy-romance-thriller pairing Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, intelligently scripted by Peter Stone and directed in distinctly Hitchcockian style by Stanley Donen.
even though the age difference is kinda weird the romance works
Smooth Donen thriller showcasing Cary and Audrey.
Stanley Donen's stylishly elegant, largely entertaining romance-thriller teams Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn (then at the height of their careers) for the first and only time.
The star power of Cary and Audrey is electrifying in this great comic thriller
An appealing hybrid of romantic comedy and spy thriller. It's one of the best Hitchcock films that Hitchcock had nothing to do with.
Charade is part thriller, part comedy and part old-fashioned romance, and classic-movie lovers will find it irresistable.
Often described as the best Hitchcock movie Hitchcock never made, Charade stars Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn in a sparkling thriller with overtones of screwball romantic comedy or is it the other way around?
The sexual chemistry between Hepburn and Grant, when set against Charade's tumultuous backdrop of shifting identities, makes this movie an enduring favorite.
Audience Reviews for Charade
- Regina Lampert: Adam Canfield? Wonderful! Do you realize you've had three names in the past two days? I don't even know who I'm talking to any more!
- Regina Lampert: Hello, Mr. Dyle.
- Peter Joshua/Alexander Dyle/Adam Canfield/Brian Cruik: Regie?
- Regina Lampert: Well, that's the only name I've got.
- Peter Joshua/Alexander Dyle/Adam Canfield/Brian Cruik: What do I have to do to satisfy you? Become the next victim?
- Regina Lampert: That's a start anyway.
- Regina Lampert: I already know an awful lot of people and until one of them dies I couldn't possibly meet anyone else.
- Peter Joshua/Alexander Dyle/Adam Canfield/Brian Cruik: Well, if anyone goes on the critical list, let me know.
- Regina Lampert: I'm having a nervous breakdown.
- Regina Lampert: Oh, I don't know who anyone is!
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