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Dial M for Murder


Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams View All


Alfred Hitchcock (Director) View All

Released: May 29th, 1954
Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to have his wife murdered after discovering she is having an affair, and assumes she will soon leave him for the other man anyway. When things go wrong, he improvises a new plan - to frame her for murder instead.
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Citizen Rules
I like films that hunker down in one spot and dive into great story plots with interesting characters played by skillful actors. But none of that happened here, the dialogue is unengaging and the acting is flat (except Ray Milland was good).
Hitchcock balances the tightrope pretty well here. Each obstacle that gets in Tony's way, he manages to side step.
Daniel M
The perfect murder in this film sees Swann follow a precise set of instructions that are based around a phone call made by Tony who would himself have the perfect....
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