North By Northwest Movie Facts

4 of the most interesting North By Northwest facts you didn't know about. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of North By Northwest movie message.

(1959) just before a gun is fired, you can see a child in the background cover his ears as he anticipates the loud bang.

North by Northwest (1959): When Roger is about to do it with Eve, the train they're on enters a narrow tunnel surrounded by bushes.

North By Northwest Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • In the starting credits we see the actual Alfred Hitchcock attempt to chase his name, but gets blocked by a bus

North By Northwest Hidden Facts

North By Northwest poster
North By Northwest poster

North By Northwest Plot

A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of North By Northwest. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Stars Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
IMDB score 8.3