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Summary When American writer Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings) visits the very married Margot Wendice (Grace Kelly) in London, he unknowingly sets off a chain of blackmail and murder. After sensing Margot's affections for Halliday, her husband, Tony Wendice (Ray Milland), fears divorce and disinheritance, and plots her death. Knowing former school...

Dial M for Murder
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
75
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 95 User Ratings
8.2
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Summary When American writer Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings) visits the very married Margot Wendice (Grace Kelly) in London, he unknowingly sets off a chain of blackmail and murder. After sensing Margot's affections for Halliday, her husband, Tony Wendice (Ray Milland), fears divorce and disinheritance, and plots her death. Knowing former school...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
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Generally Favorable Based on 11 Critic Reviews
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18% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 95 User Ratings
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Universal Acclaim Based on 95 User Ratings
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Production Company Warner Bros.
Release Date May 28, 1954
Duration 1 h 45 m
Rating Approved
Tagline Kiss By Kiss...Supreme Suspense Unfurls!
National Board of Review, USA
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Online Film & Television Association
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination