Top 3 Vertigo Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Vertigo 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 Vertigo film message.

Lens Bokeh in the movie Vertigo (1958) are shaped like concentric circles.
Lens Bokeh in the movie Vertigo (1958) are shaped like concentric circles.
James Stewart's character isn't as obsessed with Madeline as the movie infers, but instead obsessed with obtaining control over a girl and projecting his desires onto her - hence the neutral grey outfit he makes her wear.
James Stewart's character isn't as obsessed with Madeline as the movie infers, but instead obsessed with obtaining control over a girl and projecting his desires onto her - hence the neutral grey outfit he makes her wear.

Vertigo Hidden Details

Vertigo poster
Vertigo poster

Vertigo Plot

A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Vertigo. 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 Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Stars James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore
IMDB score 8.3