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Summary A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock

Written By: Ernest Lehman

North by Northwest

Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 16 Critic Reviews
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98
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 253 User Ratings
8.2
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Summary A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock

Written By: Ernest Lehman

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Universal Acclaim Based on 253 User Ratings
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Universal Acclaim Based on 253 User Ratings
8.2
89% Positive
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7% Mixed
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4% Negative
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Production Company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Release Date Aug 6, 1959
Duration 2 h 16 m
Rating Approved
Tagline Alfred Hitchcock takes you.... North by Northwest!
Academy Awards, USA
? 3 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
? 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
San Sebastián International Film Festival
? 1 Win & 1 Nomination
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