Feeling trapped at home during the lockdown? Alfred Hitchcock was a master of creating a similar sense of claustrophobia in his films. Throughout his career he directed more than 50 films and earned 46 Oscar nominations. Try downloading or streaming one of these movies from the master of suspense.
The Man Who Knew Too Much
A man and his wife get a tip on some evidence linking to murder attempt, only to realize their daughter has just been kidnapped to keep them silenced.
The 39 Steps
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and he stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring trying to steal top-secret information.
A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb in London. But when the detective’s cover is blown, the plot begins to unravel.
On the stormy coast of Cornwall a ruthless group of people entice ships onto the rocks to loot their cargoes. Mary, played by Maureen O’Hara’s uncle, is the ringleader and feels that her life is in danger.
Dial ‘M’ for Murder
Ex-tennis pro Tony Wendice wants to have his wealthy wife, Margot, murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance. When he discovers her affair with Mark Halliday, he comes up with the perfect plan to kill her. He blackmails an old acquaintance into carrying out the murder, but the carefully-orchestrated set-up goes awry, and Margot stays alive. Now Wendice must frantically scheme to outwit the police and avoid having his plot detected.