Rope

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Plot – To prove the “perfect crime” really exists, Philip and Brandon kill their friend and roommate David and hide his body in a chest, to get rid of it later. They are waiting for some guests in fact in their elegant apartment, including some relatives and David’s girlfriend. The evening is surrounded by a tense atmosphere and Brandon says strange speeches: in fact he justifies murders when the eliminated people are supposed inferior one. One of the guests, Rupert Cadell, becomes suspicious.

Movie Info

Title Rope

Year 1948

Director Alfred Hitchcock

GenreDrama,Crime,Thriller

Top 8 Quotes of “Rope” Movie

“It’s the darkness that’s got you down. Nobody feels really safe in the dark.”
John Dall – Brandon

“Good and evil, right and wrong were invented for the ordinary average man, the inferior man, because he needs them.”
John Dall – Brandon

“We killed for the sake of danger and for the sake of killing.”
John Dall – Brandon

“- Brandon: I’ve always thought that it was out of character for David to drink anything as corrupt as Whiskey.
– Phillip: Out of character for him to be murdered, too.”
John Dall – Brandon
Farley Granger – Phillip

“Nobody commits a murder just for the experiment of committing it. Nobody except us.”
John Dall – Brandon

“- Mrs. Atwater: Do you know, when I was a girl I used to read quite a bit.
– Brandon: We all do strange things in our childhood.”
Constance Collier – Mrs. Atwater
John Dall – Brandon

“I’ve always wished for more artistic talent. Well, murder can be an art, too. The power to kill can be just as satisfying as the power to create.”
John Dall – Brandon

“- Phillip: Rupert only publishes books he likes… usually philosophy.
– Janet: Oh. Small print, big words, no sales.
– Brandon: Rupert’s extremely radical. Do you know that he selects his books on the assumption that people not only can read but actually can think?”
Farley Granger – Phillip
Joan Chandler – Janet
John Dall – Brandon