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Strangers on a Train Reviews

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January 1, 2000
...his basic premise of fear fired by menace is so thin and so utterly unconvincing that the story just does not stand.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 2, 2011
Classic nail-biter is a must for thriller fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 6, 2004
To ignore the subtext during the runaway carousel climax is to be absolutely blind.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 2, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 15, 2004
Hitchcock was above all the master of great visual set pieces, and there are several famous sequences in Strangers on a Train.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 13, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 14, 2005
The prototypical Hitchcock thrill ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 27, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
October 7, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
September 20, 2004
Patricia Highsmith's malicious writing seems perfectly suited to Alfred Hitchcock.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 13, 2001
Given a good basis for a thriller in the Patricia Highsmith novel and a first-rate script, Hitchcock embroiders the plot into a gripping, palm-sweating piece of suspense.
November 16, 2004
Alfred Hitchcock's "Strangers on a Train" is about weakness crisscrossing with evil, with evil pushing hard for the upper hand. Nobody comes away unscathed.
| Original Score: A+
May 31, 2002
Apenas mais um bom suspense.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 21, 2002
This is a Hitchcock top-of-the-line work rolling on all cylinders.
Full Review | Original Score: A
September 22, 2004
Most of the film is a journey through pure Hitchcockian irony and suspense, and well worth the trip.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
October 27, 2004
worthy vehicle that displays Hitchcock's narrative ability and explores some of his favorite themes
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 2, 2013
Rousing thriller with creative fairground scenes and much about technology.
June 23, 2002
...one of the original shells for identity-inspired mystery thrillers, in which natural human behavior is the driving force behind the true macabre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 9, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
November 28, 2003
As sleek, taut and breezy an entertainment as Hitchcock ever made, and a nice hinge moment, almost exactly in the middle of the black-and-white and color phases of his American career.
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