North by Northwest

North by Northwest

A foreign spy (James Mason) chases a hapless New Yorker (Cary Grant) cross country.

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North by Northwest


Thriller136 Mins1959

This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences.


  • Amusing
  • Suspenseful
  • Engaging
  • Thrilling