I Confess Reviews

November 9, 2018
For a believing Christian, thoughts can be as sinful as deeds...This powerful 1953 melodrama makes the point in an explicitly religious context.
March 20, 2012
The movie is more interesting than achieved: it's the most forthright statement of the transference theme in Hitchcock's work, but it's also the least nuanced.
August 24, 2008
While Hitchcock short-changes on the expected round of suspense for which he is noted, he does bring out a number of topflight performances and gives the picture an interesting polish that is documentary at times.
Top Critic
August 24, 2008
A good, workmanlike thriller, I Confess is only fair-to-middling Hitchcock.
March 25, 2006
Alfred Hitchcock's famous talent for brewing a mood of fine suspense with clever direction and cutting is spent on a nigh suspenseless script.
February 9, 2006
It's heavy going at times...