The Birds (1963)

7.67 / Rated by 3 people

119 min.
Plot  Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren), a young socialite, meets lawyer Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor) in a San Francisco bird shop. He wants to purchase a pair of lovebirds for his sister's eleventh birthday, but the shop has none. He recognizes her from a previous encounter, but she does not remember him, so he plays a prank by pretending to mistake her for a salesperson. She is infuriated when she realizes this, even though she also likes to play practical jokes. Intrigued, she finds his address in Bodega Bay, purchases a pair of lovebirds, and takes the long drive to deliver them. She secretly deposits the birdcage inside his mother's house, with a note. He spots her on the water through a pair of binoculars during her retreat, and manages to talk to her after she is attacked and injured by a seagull. He invites her to dinner, and she hesitantly agrees.

Melanie gets to know Mitch, his widowed mother Lydia (Jessica Tandy), and his younger sister Cathy (Veronica Cartwright). She also be...



Tippi Hedren
Melanie Daniels
Rod Taylor
Mitchell "Mitch" Brenner
Jessica Tandy
Lydia Brenner
Suzanne Pleshette
Annie Hayworth
Veronica Cartwright
Cathy Brenner
Charles McGraw
Sebastian Sholes
Lonny Chapman
Deke Carter
Joe Mantell
Cynical Businessman
Elizabeth Wilson
Helen Carter


All Titles

The Birds
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




McBilek rated The Birds (1963) with 7.5 stars / 12.10.2015

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Bultan rated The Birds (1963) with 8.5 stars / 08.01.2015

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