What's your favorite movie of Alfred Hitchcock?

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Please tell me which of Alfred Hitchcock films have you watched and which of them where your favorite? Please try to not make make any spoilers as I haven't seen all his films or others that I have seen but I have forgot them. For example I haven't seen "Under Capricorn" and "Lifeboat" yet and others too, yet I have seen "the 39 steps" but I don't remember it. Don't misundertand me though. I don't say that I didn't like those that I forget. For example the last movie I watched was Rebecca and I saw it for a third time cause I had forgot it but still this time I that I saw it I loved it, so you get my point, Thank you!!!!

As for me one of my favorites is Rope
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This really isn't a discussion board, it's a help forum.
But since this category is for people trying to identify films whose titles they can't remember, we'll stretch the point a bit here.

To put my answer in context, I'm a tough rater, and I prefer old films:


Of almost 5100 films, I've given 15 10s and 112 9s.
I've seen more Hitchcock than this, but here's what I've rated:
Year Title Your Rating IMDb Rating URL
1954 Rear Window 10 8.5 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047396/
1958 Vertigo 10 8.3 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052357/
1959 North by Northwest 10 8.3 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053125/
1954 Dial M for Murder 9 8.2 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0046912/
1940 Rebecca 9 8.1 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032976/
1935 The 39 Steps 9 7.7 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026029/
1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much 9 7.5 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049470/
1940 Foreign Correspondent 9 7.5 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032484/
1941 Suspicion 9 7.4 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0034248/
1951 Strangers on a Train 8 8 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0044079/
1946 Notorious 8 7.9 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038787/
1943 Shadow of a Doubt 8 7.9 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0036342/
1938 The Lady Vanishes 8 7.8 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0030341/
1944 Lifeboat 8 7.7 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037017/
1963 The Birds 8 7.7 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056869/
1945 Spellbound 8 7.6 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0038109/
1955 To Catch a Thief 8 7.4 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048728/
1956 The Wrong Man 8 7.4 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051207/
1964 Marnie 8 7.2 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058329/
1929 Blackmail 8 7 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0019702/
1934 The Man Who Knew Too Much 8 6.8 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0025452/
1948 Rope 7 8 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0040746/
1953 I Confess 7 7.3 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0045897/
1942 Saboteur 7 7.2 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0035279/
1955 The Trouble with Harry 7 7.1 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048750/
1939 Jamaica Inn 7 6.3 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0031505/
1960 Psycho 6 8.5 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0054215/
1972 Frenzy 6 7.4 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068611/
1976 Family Plot 6 6.8 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074512/
1941 Mr. & Mrs. Smith 6 6.4 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0033922/
1949 Under Capricorn 6 6.2 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0042004/
1934 Waltzes from Vienna 5 6 https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024747/

A LOT of those ratings were from the same day in 2006, so I was rating based on memory, not on having just seen the film.

Looks like I mostly agree with the IMDb average. Reviewing the list, only Notorious looks suspect; that might really deserve a 9 from me, but it's been a while since the last viewing.
I only assign 7 or higher when I would recommend the film to someone, which is why the vast majority of my ratings are 6. Not so with Hitchcock.