Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder (1954)

If a woman answers...hang on for dear life!

  • Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Drama
  • Release Date: 1954-05-29
  • User Rating: 8/10 from 846 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock
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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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  • 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
  • Bess Flowers

    as Woman exiting airplane
  • Robin Hughes

    as Police Sergeant O'Brien
  • Guy Doleman

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Sam Harris

    as Man in Phone Booth (uncredited)
  • Alfred Hitchcock

    as Man at Tony's Table at the Dinner in Photograph (uncredited)
  • Harold Miller

    as Men's Club Party Member (uncredited)
  • Martin Milner

    as Policeman Outside Wendice Flat (uncredited)
  • Forbes Murray

    as Judge at Margot's Trial (uncredited)
  • Thayer Roberts

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Jack Cunningham

    as Bobby (uncredited)
Directing Alfred Hitchcock Director
Production Alfred Hitchcock Producer
Writing Frederick Knott Author
Sound Dimitri Tiomkin Original Music Composer
Camera Robert Burks Director of Photography
Editing Rudi Fehr Editor
Art Edward Carrere Art Direction
Art George James Hopkins Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Gordon Bau Makeup Artist
Sound Oliver S. Garretson Sound Designer
Costume & Make-Up Otis Malcolm Makeup Artist
Directing Mel Dellar Assistant Director
Sound Robert G. Wayne Sound
Camera Dudie Maschmeyer Grip
Lighting Vic Jones Gaffer
Crew Herbert Plews Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Moss Mabry Costume Design