Joseph Cotton star as Uncle Charlie, a calculating and charming killer who hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, Young Charlie (Teresa Wright). But she begins to suspect he may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
110 Ratings
110 Ratings

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  • Average 8.9/10
  • Fresh 35
  • Rotten 0

Critics Consensus: Alfred Hitchcock's earliest classic -- and his own personal favorite -- deals its flesh-crawling thrills as deftly as its finely shaded characters.

Information

Studio
Universal Pictures
Genre
Thriller
Released
Copyright
© 1942 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
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