Picture from The 39 Steps (1935)
Overall B

Although we've all been told to beware of strangers, Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) does not heed such sage advice. A Canadian living abroad, he is sampling London's nightlife when two gunshots abruptly change the evening's entertainment.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B
Profanity A
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

The 39 Steps (1935)

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Rear Window is a later Hitchcock film that offers more suspense and a clearer definition of his unique style. For a slightly different take on the “man on the run” theme, try Chicken Run.