1938: The Lady Vanishes


Gainsborough Pictures

– Director: Alfred Hitchcock

– Stacker score: 91.7

– Metascore: 98

– IMDb user rating: 7.8

– Runtime: 96 minutes

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock churned out this black-and-white classic, in which a middle-aged woman mysteriously vanishes from a train … or does she? The movie jumps between various characters and storylines and offers occasional comic relief. A critical and commercial success, it holds the #39 spot on the British Film Institute’s list of Best 100 British Films.