MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 40,518 this week

Degree of Murder (1967)
"Mord und Totschlag" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, Crime  |  June 1969 (USA)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 78 users  
Reviews: 1 user

After accidentally shooting dead her ex-lover during a fight, Marie enlists the help of a stranger, Gunther, and his friend, Fritz, to dispose of the body while becoming intimate with both men.

0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 529 titles
created 16 Dec 2011
 
a list of 12 titles
created 20 Mar 2013
 
a list of 24 titles
created 05 Apr 2013
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 03 Dec 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 15 Jul 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Degree of Murder" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Degree of Murder (1967)

Degree of Murder (1967) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Degree of Murder.
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In a dystopicly polluted rightwing religious tyranny, a young woman is put in sexual slavery on account of her now rare fertility.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Germany in Autumn does not have a plot per se; it mixes documentary footage, along with standard movie scenes, to give the audience the mood of Germany during the late 1970s. The movie ... See full summary »

Directors: Alf Brustellin, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and 9 more credits »
Stars: Wolfgang Bächler, Heinz Bennent, Wolf Biermann
Palmetto (1998)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: Woody Harrelson, Elisabeth Shue, Gina Gershon
The Tin Drum (1979)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Danzig in the 1920s/1930s. Oskar Matzerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler
War and Peace (1982)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Directors: Stefan Aust, Axel Engstfeld, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Günther Kaufmann, Manfred Zapatka
Diplomatie (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: André Dussollier, Niels Arestrup, Burghart Klaußner
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

With slicked-down hair and three-piece suits, dependable Herr Raab is a technical draftsman. He gets along with his colleagues although his boss wants him to go beyond technical cleanliness... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Fengler, Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Stars: Lilith Ungerer, Kurt Raab, Lilo Pempeit
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Directors: Helmut Meewes, Herbert Rimbach, and 4 more credits »
Stars: Hans Kraus, Helmuth Lohner, Helmut Qualtinger
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: Georg Lehn, Reinhard Hauff, Karl-Josef Cramer
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: Valeska Gert, Pola Kinski, Volker Schlöndorff
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Volker Schlöndorff
Stars: Mario Adorf, Justus von Dohnányi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Marie
Hans Peter Hallwachs ...
Günther
Manfred Fischbeck ...
Fritz
Werner Enke ...
Hans
Edit

Storyline

After accidentally shooting dead her ex-lover during a fight, Marie enlists the help of a stranger, Gunther, and his friend, Fritz, to dispose of the body while becoming intimate with both men.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Men Couldn't Own Her!...But They Know She Would Do Anything to Protect Her Secret!

Genres:

Drama | Crime

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

June 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Degree of Murder  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Notable for Anita Pallenburg's debut while she was dating Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Stoned (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

A Degree of Murder (Opening)
Written by Brian Jones
Performed by Brian Jones and Jimmy Page
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Beware of cranes !
19 July 2011 | by See all my reviews

Scond movie by the famous German director after "Der Junge TÖrless", this one was mostly influenced for better or for worse(depending on whom you ask) by the French Nouvelle Vague.Almost entirely filmed on location,amateurish playing,and a very minimal screenplay:by accident ,a girl kills her lover she wanted to leave and asks for help to get rid of the body:two young "modern" men come to the rescue,but they are not particularly clever when it comes to hiding the dead boy.

The most interesting part is the sequences filmed in the country ,where time seems to have stood still,away from drugs,violence ,woman's lib and sexual revolution.More a wandering through Bayern than a real thriller (the only moment of suspense occurs when a neighbor wants to help the threesome with their problem),it's typically sixties;music by Brian Jones."From the Rolling Stones" the cast and credits claim;towards the end ,the score oddly sounds like country pop.I do not think it's available on CD for the fans of the group


4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Video? Anything? CityRocker
Brian Jones ldavelewis
Discuss Degree of Murder (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?