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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.
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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.
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Ray Millard was a well-known actor born in Wales. Among his many other movie roles is his part in the Disney film Escape to Witch Mountain. Grace Kelly, who later became a princess when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco, also worked under Hitchcock’s direction in Rear Window and To Catch a Thief.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Release Date: 7 September 2004
Dial M For Murder releases on DVD with the following bonus extras:
- Hitchcock & Dial M
- 3D: A Brief History