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Directed byAlfred Hitchcock
Written byAnthony Shaffer
Based onGoodbye Piccadilly, Farewell Leicester Square
by Arthur La Bern
Produced byAlfred Hitchcock
StarringJon Finch
Alec McCowen
Barry Foster
CinematographyGilbert Taylor
Leonard J. South
Edited byJohn Jympson
Music byRon Goodwin
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • 21 June 1972 (1972-06-21)
Running time
116 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Budget$2 million[1]
Box office$12.6 million[2]

Frenzy is a 1972 British crime thriller movie set in London. It is directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Jon Finch and Barry Foster. It tells the story of an innocent man, played by Finch who is wrongly believed to be a serial killer by the police and his efforts to avoid capture and bring the real killer to justice. This was the second to last movie that Hitchcock made before he died in 1980 and the first time in many years he had made a movie in the United Kingdom.

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  1. Nat Segaloff, Final Cuts: The Last Films of 50 Great Directors, Bear Manor Media 2013 p 131
  2. "Frenzy, Box Office Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 22 May 2012.

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