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In Alfred Hitchcock Presents The Final Cut the player takes the role of the psychic private investigator Joseph Shamley, who is hired by a silent woman to solve the mystery of her uncle's mansion: This rich man is obsessed by Alfred Hitchcock's movies and is in the process of shooting his own picture. But now the whole film crew disappeared...

Being a detective game, the main goal is to find clues to puzzle together the solution of this mystery, but there are also classic combination puzzles, e.g. to open a locked door. Additionally, there are timed puzzles and platforming sequences, but those elements are in the minority. Conversations are sparse, and the majority of the game is spent in the deserted movie sets.

The movement in the game and performing all the actions and/or dialogues are keyboard-oriented. The mouse is used for the rest of the game, e.g. searching for clues in close up views after activating a hot spot or using the organizer. Through this organizer the player reaches his inventory, a diary, a map for quick traveling to the outside portions of the mansion, and the main menu. During Shamley's visions the game uses footage from Hitchcock movies.


The Final Cut Windows Exploring a parlor
The Final Cut Windows Wandering around a beautiful church
The Final Cut Windows The main PI protagonist at a close range. An actual ingame low-poly character, not an animation.
The Final Cut Windows The character's actions extend to such as jumping, running, shooting, so the game may resemble to AITD in the way of navigating.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Хичкок: Последний дубль" -- Russian spelling
  • "Hitchcock: The Final Cut" -- common term
  • "Hitchcock: Ostatnie Cięcie" -- Polish title
  • "Alfred Hitchcock the Master of Suspense presents The Final Cut" -- UK tag-line title
  • "Alfred Hitchcock presents The Final Cut" -- US tag-line title
  • "Alfred Hitchcock: A última cena" -- Portuguese title

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User Reviews

Only one with the name Alfred in this game is some drunken bird. MAT (180910) 1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars1.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

Adventurearchiv Nov 20, 2001 85 out of 100 85
Game Captain Dec 17, 2001 77 out of 100 77 Dec 13, 2001 14 out of 20 70 Nov 20, 2001 65 out of 100 65
GameSpot Apr 11, 2002 5.8 out of 10 58
PC Gamer UK Feb, 2002 56 out of 100 56
GameSpy Apr 26, 2002 55 out of 100 55
Stratos Group Jul 09, 2002 2.3 out of 5 46
GameGenie 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Just Adventure Apr 08, 2002 D 25


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  • Hints for The Final Cut (These hints give you nudges and clues before the final solutions are provided - so the game is not spoiled for you.)
MAT (180910) added The Final Cut (Windows) on Dec 22, 2001