Rich and Strange
Rich and Strange (1931)

This atypical Alfred Hitchcock effort is a cautionary fable which lends credence to the old saw "Love flies out the door when money flies in the window." Joan Barry and Henry Kendall play a young married couple who suddenly come… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1931
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

And so it is: this early (1932) Hitchcock film shows more signs of the artist to come than any of his other British movies.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A film very worthy of its title.

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Ted Prigge

Definitely not one of Hitch's best films, but it is definitely worth a viewing or two.

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Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

... a mature exploration of personal disappointment and longing for a fantasy that doesn't exist and an adult confrontation of wandering affections and romantic betrayal...

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Slight but pleasant film that has some of the Master's later touches but disappoints more than it pleases.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

The film seems uncomfortable in either the silent or sound camp.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not really good, but fascinating departure for Hitchcock

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
Early atypical Hitchcock. Be prepared to see me review more of this type of stuff during the rest of this year (early Hitch, but not exclusively atypical).… More
Cassandra Maples
This 1931 movie is of interest simply because it is one of Alfred Hitchcock's early films that he made in Great Britain. It is also of interest because of… More
Bruce Bruce
Very early Hitchcock, this one came from the Alfred Hitchcock Legends of Hollywood, which are 12 Public Domain Films by BCI, This is long before Hitchcock… More
Daniel Perry
This is a great movie that, it would appear, next to no one has seen. What a shame - I'm only the 90th Flixster review? My first Hitchcock - that's… More
William Sleet
Rich and Strange really is not very good at all. But it does have a couple of exciting Hitchcockian sequences. The visual story telling of the opening scenes is… More