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Dial 'M' for Murder (1981)

A London businessman concocts an intricate plan to murder his unfaithful wife for her money.

Director:

Boris Sagal

Writers:

John Gay (teleplay), Frederick Knott (play)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Angie Dickinson ... Margot Wendice
Christopher Plummer ... Tony Wendice
Anthony Quayle ... Insp. Hubbard
Michael Parks ... Max Halliday
Ron Moody ... Capt. Lesgate (Swann)
Gerry Gibson Gerry Gibson ... Sgt. Williams
Alan Coates Alan Coates ... Man in Film
Dwight Schultz ... TV Director
John Touchstone John Touchstone ... Sgt. Thompson
Leo Lewis ... Sgt. Pearson
Clement von Franckenstein ... Man at Party (as Clement St. George)
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A London businessman concocts an intricate plan to murder his unfaithful wife for her money.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bei Anruf Mord See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Version of A Perfect Murder (1998) See more »

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Rarely screened, well worth viewing
19 October 2019 | by PeterBradfordSee all my reviews

This TV version is captivating. The performances, particularly by Angie Dickinson and Christopher Plummer, are amazing. Angie made this film fresh off the success of DRESSED TO KILL, and she is strikingly beautiful. This is rare chance where a remake is well-worth tracking down and watching.


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