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Rear Window (1954), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for Rear Window, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly; No. 83 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.

New York movies: Rear Window (1954)

The iconic Greenwich Village courtyard over which a convalescing Jimmy Stewart looks out and spots something he wasn’t meant to see perfectly encapsulates the subjective blindness that allows New Yorkers to lead parallel lives in such close quarters. Hitchcock’s thriller also captures what it takes to bring those imaginary boundaries crashing down.—Alison Willmore

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