Overview

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.

  1. Frederick Knott

    Author

  2. Alfred Hitchcock

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ray Milland

    Ray Milland

    Tony Wendice

  2. Grace Kelly

    Grace Kelly

    Margot Mary Wendice

  3. Robert Cummings

    Robert Cummings

    Mark Halliday

  4. John Williams

    John Williams

    Chief Inspector Hubbard

  5. Anthony Dawson

    Anthony Dawson

    Charles Alexander Swann aka Captain Lesgate

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Dial M for Murder
Dial M for Murder

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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 19, 1954
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • May 29, 1954
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $1,400,000.00

Revenue $3,000,000.00

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