Psycho vs. Rear Window

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on 8/31/2009

Wow! REAR WINDOW vs. PSYCHO? Tough one!

on 10/29/2009

indeed a though one.

on 11/2/2009

This is a tough one.

on 11/5/2009

It had to happen. It just HAD to happen. Rear Window wins.

on 11/21/2009

Both are suspense masterpieces, but I thought Rear Window was better.

on 11/23/2009

"Psycho" is brilliant, but "Rear Window" is even more so.

on 12/5/2009

Rear Window has all the suspense of Psycho with wit and humor to boot. Rear Window narrowly edges out Psycho.

on 1/10/2010

I really don't know.

on 3/16/2010

Psycho is brilliant, but somewhat overrated. Rear Window, on the other hand, is a masterpiece which deserves all its credit. It might not be as thrilling as Psycho for most of the time, but its ending is as suspenseful as it gets, and its subtle humour adds to an amazing viewing experience. Oh, and James Stewart and Grace Kelly just have wonderful chemistry together.

on 9/17/2010

Top 2 Hitchcock films. "Rear Window" is more entertaining, and more impressive. The camera never leaves Stewart's apartment.

on 10/15/2010

My two favourite Hitchcock films as well, but Psycho for me

on 3/20/2011

Rear Window is damn near flawless.

on 12/3/2012

rear window

on 1/3/2013

2 phenomenal films, but Rear Window is my favourite Hitchcock.

on 1/3/2013

James Stewart has the most interesting character in Rear Window, and even he's a bit on the bland side. I'll take Norman Bates and his "mother" in this matchup.

on 1/21/2013

Two absolute masterpieces but Rear Window surprised me TOO MUCH!

on 1/21/2013

Psycho for me and it's no contest. Rear Window is a film I appreciate more than enjoy.

on 1/27/2013

Psycho. I liked Rear Window, but it really took its time to set things up, so I was kind of bored during the first 30 minutes or so. Psycho was much more interesting.

on 3/17/2013

Despite the first 30 minutes, boring some in Rear Window, I wasn't. I loved both and WOW, what an epic matchup, For me Rear Window!

on 5/13/2013

shit

on 6/29/2013

Psycho for me.

on 6/29/2013

both films are amazing but rear window is sightly better.Manly because it keeps you in suspense the hole time even though you now who the killer is.

on 6/29/2013

Psycho's good but a little hard to watch at times. Rear Window is more entertaining, at least for me.

on 7/17/2013

I just watched both of these back to back for the first time ever. Both were phenomenal. I slightly preferred Rear Window.

on 8/9/2013

TOUGH! I'm going with Psycho because of the brilliant early twist

on 8/15/2013

Psycho but it's so close.

on 9/23/2013

Loved both, but Psycho easily wins this one in my opinion. Vertigo > Psycho > Rear Window > North by Northwest

on 11/9/2013

Had to revisit this. Psycho has a much better score and a much better ending as well. These are the major complaints that I have with Rear Window. Love the movie, but the ending left much to be desired. On the other hand, the music and ending to Psycho were phenomenal!!! If Rear Window has anything on Psycho, it would be in the acting department. And I really think the acting is pretty much a draw between these two as both have great acting. But the plot, score, and ending to Psycho gives it a fairly easy victory in my book. I'd love to hear why others picked Rear Window. Just curious.

on 12/10/2013

I can totally understand why Rear Window is considered Hitchcock's best by some,but l personally love Psycho.

on 12/11/2013

I love both but I have to go with "Psycho" for a few reasons. One, it sticks with me more. And two, as a consequence, I go back to it much more often. Three, the most original thing about "Rear Window" (having Stewart trapped and seeing all of his neighbors) is something of a stunt while "Psycho" introduced narrative techniques that have influenced many other great films.

on 12/14/2013

''Well a boy's best friend is his mother'',Psycho wins.

on 1/5/2014

Classics from one of the most talented directors ever. Rear Window for me.

on 9/27/2014

Rear Window is great and is my preference.

on 12/13/2014

Psychosis

on 3/12/2015

The two best Hitchcock films in my opinion. Psycho is the best horror film I have ever seen. It's an ending you will never forget. The shower scene is unforgettable not only because he kills off the main character so quickly but because it was shot so perfectly. It's Hitchcock's masterpiece.

on 8/21/2015

Psycho is the better film

on 8/29/2015

Loved Rear Window, but it don't break my top 10 as Psycho theme seemed to break, so the whole thing.

on 8/30/2015

I slightly prefer Rear Window. It's such a unique and suspenseful film.

on 10/8/2015

Rear Window

on 3/16/2016

love rear window more

on 9/1/2016

Enjoyed both but I felt more immersed in Rear Window. Plus Psycho has been spoiled for me for a while...

on 9/3/2016

Psycho!!!

on 11/1/2018

Rear Window>Psycho

on 11/1/2018

Psycho easily! Not even close.

on 4/6/2019

I love Psycho but Rear Window is Hitchcock's masterpiece