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Dial M for Murder

1954 Crime, Thriller, Mystery

About

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.

Directed by

Alfred Hitchcock

Written by

Frederick Knott (Author)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Ray Milland
as Tony Wendice
Grace Kelly
as Margot Mary Wendice
Robert Cummings
as Mark Halliday
John Williams
as Chief Insp. Hubbard
Anthony Dawson
as Charles Alexander Swann aka Captain Lesgate
Leo Britt
as Storyteller
Patrick Allen
as Detective Pearson
George Leigh
as Detective Williams

Lists

#155 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#48 on AFI's 100 years...100 thrills AFI