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Family Plot

1976 Rated PG 2hr 1m

Alfred Hitchcock's final film (at age 76) is an easygoing suspense mystery. An atypically heroic Bruce Dern (who was in Hitch's Marnie 12 years earlier) plays a cabbie who teams with a semi-phony psychic (Barbara Harris) to collect a big reward by finding a kidnapped millionaire. Watch for visual references to previous Hitchcock classics. Ernest Lehman, Hitchcock's collaborator on North by Northwest, adapted the novel by Victor Canning.

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Movie Details

1977 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; "Plotting Family Plot" : An original documentary on the making of Family Plot, featuring interviews with cast members Bruce Dern, Karen Black, William Devane, composer John Williams and Pat Hitchcock O'Connell, daughter of Alfred Hitchcock; Storyboards: The Chase Scene, the director's guide in production planning; photo gallery; production notes; cast/crew information; theatrical trailer; closed captioned.