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Dial M for Murder (1981)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  9 April 1981 (USA)
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A London businessman concocts an intricate plan to murder his unfaithful wife for her money.

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

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A Remake That Thrills!
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Master TV director Boris Sagal brings us an excellent remake of DIAL M FOR MURDER. I haven't seen this but twice in 25 years, but I would love to see this making the TV rounds again or a DVD release soon.

We all know the story from the 1954 classic, but Christopher Plummer is nothing short of brilliant as Tony, while Angie Dickinson is perfect as Margot.

Generally not a fan of remakes - especially remaking films from the master of suspense, but Sagal puts it all together in a superb Made-For-Television classic back when the networks were still spending top dollar for Movies Of The Week.

Don't miss this one - if you ever get the chance(!)


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