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The Man Who Knew Too Much

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Not bad.

    A good movie which has a fast-moving plot. The locations move from Morocco to London. Of course Doris Day is in her prime and beautiful. Her presence gives the movie some eye-candy, as well as her singing. Not the normal genre of movie she is usually known for, but she does as always, a great job.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Hank Ended Up As A Gay Chorus Boy!!!!!!

    .....At least that is my prediction if you carried the plot of this film beyond the ending we see! Any little boy who reacts so powerfully to Doris Day's now classic rendition of "Que Sera Sera" is NOT headed for a career as a neurosurgeon or to the altar with a woman! And count me in as a component of the aforementioned! Hey, I should know! Seriously, I had avoided seeing this film for years, thinking it would not be that interesting. My sole reason for doing so was to see how a seemingly innocuous song like "Que Sera Sera" could be incorporated into a Hitchcock thriller. I will not ruin it for anyone except to say it is done brilliantly. What I was surprised to discover was that overall, while not one of Hitchcock's masterpieces it is vastly underrated in his canon. The suspensful pacing is breathless from first frame to last, the performances of the two leads genuinely moving, the villains truly sinister, with lush color photography plus a climactic sequence in Albert Hall that rates all the kudos having been written about it. I can think of no better example of a story embodying the horror that can happen through circumstance to ordianry people in ordinary surroundings. I found the church scene disturbing and creepy. Help me here--anyone have any idea who the Draytons' grotesque female creature is? A retarded daughter? A neurologically impaired servant? A grotesque spinster sister? She is never named, so who is the actress who plays her? We first see here at the airport when the Mackennas arrive in London; she goes to a booth and calls the Draytons. In many ways she is the story's most fascinating yet least developed character. If you have negelected this work from the Hitchcock canon you owe it to yourself to catch up with it. You will not be disappointed. When the going gets tough I use this film and "Love Me Or Leave Me" to get in touch with my inner Doris!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A MUST SEE

    The Man WHo Knew Too Much is one of Hitchcock's best films. To me, it has a great story, an awesome murder scene, a wonderful song, and excellent acting. It's even better than the 1934 version.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A great but not highly regarded classic

    Anytime Jimmy Stewart and Alfred Hitchcock are involved in something together, the audience is in for a real treat. I have never seen the original 1934 edition, but I do enjoy this version. There are many nail-biting scenes with great score and no dialogue. The locale is great in a story about international espionage and kidnapping. Good acting with a lot of comedy. The behind the scenes footage is very informative as are the great behind the scenes photos.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Unpopularity does not mean greatness for this Hitchcock Classic!

    The Man Who Knew Too Much is a remake of Hitch's own 1930's movie about an American couple vacationing with their son find out about an asassination at the Albert Hall. But before they can tell the plans, their son is kidnapped to keep them quiet. The Man who Knew Too Much isn't a PSYCHO or REAR WINDOW, but this movie will hold you to the end.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2000

    Review for The Man who Knew to Much

    THe Man who knew to much is about a family vacationing in Africa, Doctor Ben Mcena, his wife Jo Macena and there 6 year old son Hank vacation in Morroco, after a incident on a bus the family is helped by a man named Mr. Bernared. After he is invited to dinner with the family he rufuses. The next day the family leaves there son with people they met the lastr night, but after the murder of Mr. Bernard The Macenas find out that there son was kidnapped and taken to England, after that they are not sure who to trust.

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