Dial M For Murder parents guide

Dial M For Murder

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.

Release date May 29, 1954

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

Why is Dial M For Murder rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated Dial M For Murder Not Rated

Run Time: 105 minutes

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Dial M For Murder
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Dial M For Murder rated Not Rated? Dial M For Murder is rated Not Rated by the MPAA

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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Dial M For Murder
Canadian Movie Rating Info
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

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Cast and Crew

Dial M For Murder is directed by Alfred Hitchcock and stars Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams, Anthony Dawson, Leo Britt, Patrick Allen.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Dial M For Murder movie is September 7, 2001. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Dial M For Murder

Release Date: 7 September 2004

Dial M For Murder releases on DVD with the following bonus extras:

- Hitchcock & Dial M

- 3D: A Brief History

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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.