MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,750 this week

Murder à la Mod (1968)

 |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |  1 May 1968 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 435 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 15 critic

Naive young lady Karen wants to help her struggling amateur filmmaker boyfriend Christopher raise enough money so he can divorce his wife. Meanwhile, jolly psycho prankster Otto stalks the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 28 titles
created 25 Jun 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 12 Jun 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 17 Aug 2013
 
a list of 29 titles
created 09 Sep 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 12 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Murder à la Mod" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Murder à la Mod (1968)

Murder à la Mod (1968) on IMDb 5.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Murder à la Mod.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Blow Out (1981)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow
Body Double (1984)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry
Femme Fatale (2002)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Antonio Banderas, Peter Coyote
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen
Snake Eyes (1998)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffith
Passion (2012)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfurth
Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Tim Robbins, Gary Sinise, Don Cheadle
Jennifer (1964)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Director: Brian De Palma
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Brian De Palma
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Known as a 5081 what was its role in the industry?

Director: Brian De Palma
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andra Akers ...
Tracy
...
Otto
Margo Norton ...
Karen
...
Chris
Ken Burrows ...
Wiley
Lorenzo Catlett ...
Policeman
Jack Harrell ...
Salesman
Laura Stevenson ...
Girl in Boutique
John Quinn ...
Mr. Fitzsimmons
...
Soap Opera (voice)
Bob Scott ...
Soap Opera (voice)
...
Soap Opera (voice)
Leanne Harrison ...
A Bird
...
A Bird (as Jenifer Salt)
Laura Rubin ...
A Bird
Edit

Storyline

Naive young lady Karen wants to help her struggling amateur filmmaker boyfriend Christopher raise enough money so he can divorce his wife. Meanwhile, jolly psycho prankster Otto stalks the building where Christopher is shooting a low-grade adult movie in order to keep himself afloat. Written by Woodyanders

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A Lost Horror Film from Brian De Palma!


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 May 1968 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Meurtre à la mode  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Although the film is copyrighted 1967, it wasn't released until 1968. See more »

Connections

References Rashomon (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Murder à la Mod
Written and Performed by William Finley (as W.F. Finley)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
De Palma: Young and Fresh
11 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Naive young lady Karen wants to help her struggling amateur filmmaker boyfriend Christopher raise enough money so he can divorce his wife. Meanwhile, jolly psycho prankster Otto stalks the building where Christopher is shooting a low-grade adult movie in order to keep himself afloat.

What we have here is the world of exploitation, underground film presented by a young auteur working in the experimental art scene. I think it works. Granted, this is not a fully developed film, as it had no budget and little cast. But not unlike the early work of Polanski or Cronenberg, there is plenty of potential here.

The film was released in one cinema in New York City, quickly disappeared not long after, and was thought lost. Lucky for us, this was not the case. Although on its own it may be nothing special, it is a crucial piece in understanding De Palma's talent and vision.

We also get some music and screen time from William Finley (1940-2012), who would go on to work with De Palma many more times (and also with Tobe Hooper). His character alone makes this worth a peek.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Can I get this movie singular? MrFist
Who plays Lyn? cwy2009
Theme Song question Erich-13
Discuss Murder à la Mod (1968) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?