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Overall B

When professional tennis player Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) stumbles upon his wife's (Grace Kelly) affair with an American author (Robert Cummings), the betrayed husband concocts a plot that will will make him a widower and the heir of Mary's fortune. But not all goes according to plan in this Hitchcock murder mystery.

Violence C+
Sexual Content B-
Profanity A-
Substance Use B-

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Why is Dial M For Murder rated Not Rated?

Official MPAA Rating: Dial M For Murder is rated Not Rated for

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Violence: Characters struggle when one tries to strangle the other. A character is stabbed and dies. Some bloodless injuries are seen. A person is mistakenly accused of murder and sentenced to death. A character blackmails and threatens others. He carefully plots and then orders the death of another person. Characters lie.

Sexual Content: Discussions center around characters that are involved in a long-term extramarital affair. Brief scenes of kissing are seen.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink often at home and social events. Smoking is also depicted in these settings. A man drinks to deal with stress.

Dial M For Murder
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG