North by Northwest (1959)

North by Northwest was basically Alfred Hitchcock's attempt at making a James Bond film. And you know what, Cary Grant could easily have succeeded as a Bond. Here's a why.

He plays it cool in a disguise.

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He's great at escaping dangerous situations.

He's good at finding clues. Like when he rubbed the side of a pencil on this paper to see the indentations of the note written on the previous sheet.

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He likes his liquor.

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He's willing to put himself at risk.

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He's smooth AF

Sometimes not so smooth.

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He basically blew up a plane with a truck. Or a truck with a plane.

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He even looks like a Bond.

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You Gotta Watch, Ep. 9: 'North by Northwest,' 'Breathless,' and, fittingly, the first James Bond film, 'Dr. No': iTunes | SoundCloud | Pocket Casts

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