Dial M for Murder (1954) Season 06 Episode 01

Dramatic, Stylistic, Simple, Elegant, Hitchcock Film! Welcome back to episode one of season 6, this week we are plotting a murder because we are watching and reviewing Dial M for Murder. Host, Murderous Thug Tony is joined by co-host Sports Equipment Salesmen Ryan and guests Former Tennis Star Sarah, and Mystery Writer Natasha. This week we play a game of IMDB Synopsis of Murder Mystery Movies, The Price is Right and The Flicks Awesome Lodge Word Game for the coveted pretty princess crown. So tune in as we discuss at length about Our Favorite Fiction Detectives, Hitchcock, Adaptations from Stage Plays and sooo much more.

Our Ratings

Mystery Writer Natasha 3.5

Former Tennis Star Sarah 3.5

Sports Equipment Salesmen Ryan 4

Murderous Thug Tony 4

15/20 75%

Synopsis and Starring

Synopsis: Tony plans to murder his wife when he finds out that she had an affair with someone a year ago. He blackmails an old college associate to execute the crime but things don’t work out as planned.

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Starring
Ray Milland as Tony Wendice
Grace Kelly as Margot Wendice
Robert Cummings as Mark Halliday
John Williams as Chief Inspector Hubbard
Anthony Dawson as Charles Swann

Game 1

IMDB Synopsis for Murder Mysteries Movies

A former tennis player tries to arrange his wife’s murder after learning of her affair..……….Dial M for Murder

  1. A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. .……….,Knives Out
  1. Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives. ………. Se7en
  1. A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife’s murderer.……….Memento
  1. A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery when the shady brother of one of them is seemingly kidnapped by dangerous gangsters..……….Game Night
  1. As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey? .……….Death on the Nile
  1. Jerry Lundegaard’s inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen’s bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson……….Fargo
  1. A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.……….Chinatown
  1. A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup. ……….The Usual Suspects
  1. Six guests are anonymously invited to a strange mansion for dinner, but after their host is killed, they must cooperate with the staff to identify the murderer as the bodies pile up.……….Clue
  2. Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker……….The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  3. A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder……….Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Game 2

The Figures

Budget $1,400,000 (estimated)
Domestic:$2,700,000
Foreign:$3,300,000
Bonus 1: 1999 Re-Release$12,562
Bonus 2: 1999 Re-Release France$6,362
Rotten Tomatoes Ratings
Critic Ratings:
Audience Ratings:

82%
92%
IMDB Rating:82% (8.2)

Game 3

The Awesome Lodge Word Game

Hitchcock Movies – Sarah

  1. The Birds
  2. North by Northwest
  3. Vertigo
  4. Psycho
  5. Rear Window
  6. Rope
  7. Strangers on the Train
  8. The Wrong Man
  9. To Catch A Thief
  10. I Confess

Movies about Crime – Natasha

  1. Scarface
  2. American Hustle
  3. The Fast and the Furious
  4. Easy Rider
  5. Sin City
  6. Matchstick Men
  7. Fargo
  8. Snatch
  9. Catch Me If You Can
  10. The Departed

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