Top 2 The Birds Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Birds facts. 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 The Birds film message.

The slightly odd way Tippi Hedren holds the cotton wool to a wound makes it look as if her hand is a bird pecking her, foreshadowing the later attack.
The slightly odd way Tippi Hedren holds the cotton wool to a wound makes it look as if her hand is a bird pecking her, foreshadowing the later attack.

The Birds Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - 1963 Hitchcock can be seen leaving the pet shop with two small dogs. These were actually his dogs in real life.
    1963 Hitchcock can be seen leaving the pet shop with two small dogs. These were actually his dogs in real life.
The Birds poster
The Birds poster

The Birds Plot

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Birds. 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 Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Stars Rod Taylor, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette, Tippi Hedren
IMDB score 7.7