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1. Dial M for Murder (1954)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Thriller

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An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.

Writer: Frederick Knott | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

2. A Perfect Murder (1998)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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A remake of the Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder (1954).

Writers: Frederick Knott, Patrick Smith Kelly | Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet

3. Wait Until Dark (1967)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

Writers: Frederick Knott, Robert Carrington, Jane-Howard Carrington | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

4. The Honey Pot (1967)

150 min | Comedy, Crime

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Inspired by a performance of his favorite play, "Volpone," 20th-century millionaire Cecil Fox devises an intricate plan to trick three of his former mistresses into believing he is dying. ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick Knott, Thomas Sterling, Ben Jonson, Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward, Cliff Robertson, Capucine

5. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Roger Smith, Edd Byrnes, Jacqueline Beer

6. Man Bait (1952)

78 min | Crime, Drama

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The married owner of a bookstore is attracted to his sexy blonde clerk. He finally gives in to temptation and makes a pass at her, but that only results in him getting enmeshed in blackmail and murder.

Writers: Frederick Knott, James Hadley Chase | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: George Brent, Marguerite Chapman, Raymond Huntley, Peter Reynolds

7. Nowhere in Sight (2001)

Unrated | 93 min | Thriller

5.2
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A young woman defends her life against two intruding criminals.

Writer: James Lemmo | Director: Douglas Jackson | Stars: Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy, Richard Jutras

8. Dial M for Murder (1981 TV Movie)

98 min | Thriller

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

Writers: John Gay, Frederick Knott | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Angie Dickinson, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Quayle, Michael Parks

9. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

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Stars: Brian Rix, Victor Platt, Peter Cushing, Michael Brennan

10. Wait Until Dark (1982 TV Movie)

Thriller

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A videotaped production of the Frederick Knott play in which three criminals play an elaborate scam on a blind woman who is in possession of a doll that, unbeknownst to her, is very incriminating.

Writer: Frederick Knott | Director: Barry Davis | Stars: Katharine Ross, Stacy Keach, Joshua Bryant, Robin Gammell

11. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)

60 min | Drama

8.4
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Stars: Brian Rix, Joby Blanshard, Richard Pasco, Brian Peck

12. Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (1958 TV Movie)

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Writers: Sally Benson, Mary Mapes Dodge, Frederick Knott | Directors: Sidney Lumet, George Schaefer | Stars: Florence Anglin, Dick Button, Matt Crowley, John Fiedler

13. Bei Anruf - Mord (1959 TV Movie)

115 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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Writers: Frederick Knott, Helmut Pigge | Director: Rainer Wolffhardt | Stars: Heinz Drache, Eva Maria Meineke, Herbert Tiede, Siegfried Lowitz

14. Oshibka Toni Vendisa (1981 TV Movie)

126 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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Husband plans to remove his rich wife, who he believes is likely to leave him for another man. When the plan hits a snag, the wife stabs to death his hired killer in self-defense, he, ... See full summary »

Writers: Frederick Knott, Aleksandr Yurovsky | Director: Vasile Brescanu | Stars: Igor Kostolevskiy, Milena Tontegode, Paul Butkevich, Aleksandr Filippenko

15. Dial M for Murder (1967 TV Movie)

Drama, Mystery

6.9
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About an egocentric Londoner who devises an elaborate plot to murder his wife.

Writer: Frederick Knott | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Diane Cilento, Hugh O'Brian, Cyril Cusack

16. Dial M for Murder (1958 TV Movie)

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Writer: Frederick Knott | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Richard Bowler, Anthony Dawson, Felix Deebank, Maurice Evans

17. Slå nollan till polisen (1960 TV Movie)

Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Writers: Frederick Knott, Lennart Lagerwall | Director: Bengt Lagerkvist | Stars: Erik 'Bullen' Berglund, Gunnel Broström, Tor Isedal, Lennart Lindberg

18. 77 Sunset Strip (1958–1964)
Episode: The Fifth Stair (1959)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
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Forlorn hubby prefers to have his wife killed, rather than let her get away with adultery. Tony's tight alibi, & plan to make it look like a burglary gone too far seem perfect. Even when ... See full summary »

Writers: Lowell Barrington, Frederick Knott | Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Julie Adams, Mel Blanc, Richard Devon

19. Grande Teatro Tupi (1951– )

Drama

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Stars: Wanda Kosmo, Rita Cléos, Nydia Lícia, Rildo Gonçalves

20. Thursday Theatre (1964–1965)

Drama

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Stars: John Sharp, Paul Rogers, Laurence Hardy, Marjorie Rhodes

21. Bei Anruf Mord (1961 TV Movie)

Crime

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Writers: Gerhard Klingenberg, Frederick Knott, Ottomar Lang | Director: Gerhard Klingenberg | Stars: Manfred Krug, Nana Osten, Kurt Ulrich, Hans Knötzsch

22. Soita 03 - Rikospoliisi (1958 TV Movie)

80 min | Mystery, Thriller

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Writers: Seppo Wallin, Frederick Knott | Director: Kaarlo Hiltunen | Stars: Eeva Kantanen, Kauko Helovirta, Hannes Kallio, Olavi Johansson

23. BBC Sunday-Night Play (1960–1963)
Episode: Dial M for Murder (1962)

Drama

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Writer: Frederick Knott | Stars: Michael Earl, Diana Fairfax, Richard Hamer, Reginald Jessup

24. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)
Episode: Dial M for Murder (1952)

Drama

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Writer: Frederick Knott | Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Elizabeth Sellars, Basil Appleby, Emrys Jones, Olaf Pooley

25. Grande Teatro Tupi (1951– )
Episode: Disque m Para Matar (1956)

Drama

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Writers: Walter George Durst, Frederick Knott | Stars: Bárbara Fazio, Jardel Filho, Jorge Fischer Júnior

26. Thursday Theatre (1964–1965)
Episode: Write Me a Murder (1964)

Drama

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Writer: Frederick Knott | Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: David Buck, Elizabeth MacLennan, James Villiers, Noel Hood