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"A Perfect Murder" is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Viggo Mortensen. It is a modern remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 film Dial M for Murder, though the characters' names are all changed, and over half the plot is completely rewritten and altered. Loosely based on the play by Frederick Knott, the screenplay was written by Patrick Smith Kelly.
- also known as Perfect Murder
- country: United States of America
- languages: English Language, Arabic Language
- producers: Arnold Kopelson, Peter Macgregor-Scott, Christopher Mankiewicz & Anne Kopelson
- executive producer: Stephen Brown
- production design by Philip Rosenberg
- art direction by Patricia Woodbridge
- written by Patrick Smith Kelly
- based on "Dial M for Murder" by Frederick Knott
- Michael Douglas as Steven Taylor
- Gwyneth Paltrow as Emily Bradford Taylor
- Viggo Mortensen as David Shaw
- David Suchet as Mohamed Karaman
- Sarita Choudhury as Raquel Martinez
- Michael P. Moran as Bobby Fain
- Novella Nelson as Ambassador Alice Wills
- Constance Towers as Sandra Bradford
- Will Lyman as Jason Gates
- Maeve McGuire as Ann Gates
- casting by Cathy Sandrich & Amanda Mackey Johnson
- cinematography by Dariusz Wolski
- edited by Dennis Virkler & Dov Hoenig
- music by James Newton Howard
- costume design by Ellen Mirojnick
- set decoration by Debra Schutt
- location: New York City
- genres: Thriller, Crime Thriller, Suspense
- tagline: A powerful husband. An unfaithful wife. A jealous lover. All of them have a motive. Each of them...
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (17 years ago)
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