Charade (1963)

Is anyone really who they seem to be?

  • Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1963-12-05
  • User Rating: 7.7/10 from 633 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 53min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Stanley Donen Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
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After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World War II cronies, Tex, Scobie and Gideon, who are after a quarter of a million dollars the quartet stole while behind enemy lines. But why does Peter keep changing his name?

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  • Cary Grant

    as Peter Joshua / Alexander Dyle / Adam Canfield / Bryan Cruikshank
  • Audrey Hepburn

    as Regina Lampert
  • Walter Matthau

    as Hamilton Bartholemew
  • James Coburn

    as Tex Panthollow
  • George Kennedy

    as Herman Scobie
  • Dominique Minot

    as Sylvie Gaudel
  • Ned Glass

    as Leopold Gideon
  • Jacques Marin

    as Insp. Edouard Grandpierre
  • Paul Bonifas

    as Mr. Felix
  • Thomas Chelimsky

    as Jean-Louis Gaudel
  • Marc Arian

    as Subway Passenger (uncredited)
  • Claudine Berg

    as Maid (uncredited)
  • Marcel Bernier

    as Taxi driver (uncredited)
  • Albert Daumergue

    as Man in Stamp Market (uncredited)
  • Raoul Delfosse

    as Taxi driver (uncredited)
  • Stanley Donen

    as Man in Elevator (voice) (uncredited)
  • Jean Gold

    as Man Who Writes in the Terrace of the Cafe (uncredited)
  • Chantal Goya

    as Extra (uncredited)
  • Clément Harari

    as German Tourist (uncredited)
  • Monte Landis

    as Master of Ceremonies at Les Black Sheep Club (uncredited)
  • Bernard Musson

    as Hotel Receptionnist (uncredited)
  • Antonio Passalia

    as Italian Representative in the URESCO (uncredited)
  • Jacques Préboist

    as Ice Cream Salesman (uncredited)
  • Peter Stone

    as Man in Elevator / Voice of Marine (uncredited)
  • Michel Thomass

    as Embassy Driver (uncredited)
  • Roger Trapp

    as Mortuary Employee (uncredited)
  • Louis Viret

    as Hallmark Employee in the Subway (uncredited)
Sound Henry Mancini Original Music Composer
Sound Henry Mancini Songs
Sound Johnny Mercer Songs
Camera Charles Lang Director of Photography
Editing Jim Clark Editor
Directing Stanley Donen Director
Production Stanley Donen Producer
Sound Bob Jones Sound Mixer
Art Auguste Capelier Assistant Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Alberto De Rossi Makeup Artist
Camera Vincent Rossell Still Photographer
Writing Marc Behm Story
Sound Allan Morrison Sound Editor
Sound Douglas Gamley Orchestrator
Writing Peter Stone Screenplay
Writing Peter Stone Story
Art Jean d'Eaubonne Art Direction
Crew Marc Maurette Second Unit
Directing Marc Maurette Assistant Director
Production Edward Muhl Executive In Charge Of Production
Production James H. Ware Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up John O'Gorman Makeup Artist
Crew Paul Stader Stunts
Crew Henri Persin Second Unit Cinematographer
Costume & Make-Up Hubert de Givenchy Costume Design
Camera Henri Tiquet Camera Operator
Sound Jacques Carrère Sound Mixer
Art Maurice Binder Title Designer
Crew Garth Inns Special Effects
Production Léopold Schlosberg Production Manager
Production Arthur Carroll Production Director
Visual Effects Robert Ellis Animation