A powerful husband. An unfaithful wife. A jealous lover. All of them have a motive. Each of them have a plan. Wall Street titan Steven Taylor seems like a devoted husband. He isn't. Beautiful Emily Bradford Taylor seems like a faithful wife. She isn't. And when Steven hires Emily's lover to kill her, it seems like A Perfect Murder. It isn't. In fact, little is what it seems in this sleek thriller. Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Viggo Mortensen star in A Perfect Murder, inspired by the play Dial M for Murder, filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1954. Fans of that classic will be in for a lot of surpirises. So will Steven. At each unexpected twist i his "perfect" plot, he improvises brilliantly. But can he always stay one step ahead of the next jolt?

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A Perfect Murder (1998)

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Romance/Drama/Crime/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 47m · 6/5/1998

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A powerful husband. An unfaithful wife. A jealous lover. All of them have a motive. Each of them has a plan

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A powerful husband. An unfaithful wife. A jealous lover. All of them have a motive. Each of them have a plan. Wall Street titan Steven Taylor seems like a devoted husband. He isn't. Beautiful Emily Bradford Taylor seems like a faithful wife. She isn't. And when Steven hires Emily's lover to kill her, it seems like A Perfect Murder. It isn't. In fact, little is what it seems in this sleek thriller. Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow and Viggo Mortensen star in A Perfect Murder, inspired by the play Dial M for Murder, filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1954. Fans of that classic will be in for a lot of surpirises. So will Steven. At each unexpected twist i his "perfect" plot, he improvises brilliantly. But can he always stay one step ahead of the next jolt?

Status

Released

Languages

English, Arabic

Country

United States

Production Companies

Kopelson Entertainment, Warner Bros

Budget

$60,000,000

Revenue

$128,038,368
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Cast
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Will Lyman

Jason Gates
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Constance Towers

Sandra Bradford
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Michael Douglas

Steven Taylor
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Gwyneth Paltrow

Emily Bradford Taylor
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Viggo Mortensen

David Shaw
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David Suchet

Mohamed Karaman
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Sarita Choudhury

Raquel Martinez
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Robynn N. Sussmann

Guest at Met
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Joanna Adler

Vyczowski (as Joanna P. Adler)
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James Georgiades

Policeman #2
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Andrew Sussman

Guest at Met
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Michael H. Ingram

Albert
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Bradford Billet

Guest at Met
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Monica Parker

Janice Moran
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Gerrit Vooren

Waiter
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Michel Moinot

Maitre d'
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Scott Dillin

Detective Scott
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Bob Bowersox

Police Photographer
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George Blumenthal

Merchant Prince #4
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Iris Braydon

Guest at Met (as Iris Alten)
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Reed Birney

Merchant Prince #1
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Bill Ambrozy

Merchant Prince #3
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Jean De Baer

Secretary (as Jean Debaer)
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Peter Benson

Hansen
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Deen Badarou

African Delegate
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Francis Dumaurier

French Delegate
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Roberta Orlandi

Italian Diplomat (as Roberta Orlan)
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Lee Wong

Japanese Diplomat
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Michael P. Moran

Bobby Fain
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Novella Nelson

Ambassador Alice Wills
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Jeff Williams

Nolan
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Aideen O'Kelly

Met Woman #2
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Robert Bosco Cokljat

Croatian Delegate
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Laurinda Barrett

Met Woman #1
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Marat Yusim

Russian Delegate
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Stephen Singer

Effete Man at Met
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Dexter Brown

Porter
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Adrian Martinez

Young Tough
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William Bogert

Harrington
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Gerry Becker

Roger Brill
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José Ramón Rosario

Policeman #1
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David Eigenberg

Stein
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Radney Tucker

Guest at Met
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Starla Benford

Police Technican
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Beverly Tucker

Guest at Met
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Maeve McGuire

Ann Gates
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Marion Blumenthal

Guest at Met
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Robert Vincent Smith

Merchant Prince #2
Crew
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Andrew Davis

Director
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Patrick Smith Kelly

Writer
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Anne Kopelson

Producer
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Arnold Kopelson

Producer
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Peter MacGregor-Scott

Producer
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Christopher Mankiewicz

Producer
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Dariusz Wolski

Cinematograpy
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Dov Hoenig

Editor
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Dennis Virkler

Editor
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James Newton Howard

Music
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

A Perfect Murder

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

7/17/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

A Perfect Murder

(DVD, Clamshell)

11/3/1998

Disc Title Front Cover

A Perfect Murder

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

A Perfect Murder

(DVD)

6/30/2009

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