Wait Until Dark is undoubtedly one of the most terrifying movies made in the 1960s, and it’s probably the scariest thing Audrey Hepburn ever starred in (unless you’re deathly afraid of vocal coaches (or were really hit hard by Charade)).

Here she plays a blind woman (Hepburn even learned to read Braille for the role) who has a trio of villains (led in a dynamite role by Alan Arkin) in her apartment after a doll they believe is filled with delicious heroin.

In a deft move, the film focuses directly on Hepburn’s Susy Hendrix, but her character doesn’t even make it to the screen until almost half an hour into the action. It’s an incredibly taut thriller that stays just as frightening on repeat viewings.

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