A Perfect Murder (1998) Movie poster and book cover compared.

A Perfect Murder

Andrew Davis, 1998

VS3

Dial M for Murder
Frederick Knott, 1952

A Perfect Murder is a movie directed by Andrew Davis in 1998 and based on the play Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott, first published in 1952. The movie features Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet, Sarita Choudhury, Constance Towers, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

Watch & Read

Get movie and book on Amazon

RATING

6.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: A Perfect Murder (Andrew Davis, 1998)

7.8

/ 10

Book Cover: Dial M for Murder (Frederick Knott, 1952)

*Note: As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.

Storyline

Steven Taylor is a Wall Street financier married to Emily, a translator for the United Nations. When his risky personal investments start unraveling, he intends to access Emily’s personal fortune of $100 million to cover his losses. Meanwhile, Emily enjoys an affair with painter David Shaw and is considering leaving Steven.

Movie vs Book

Poster of A Perfect Murder, the 1998 movie by Andrew Davis

Year

1998

Minutes

107

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

A Perfect Murder

Country: USA

Year: 1998

Length: 1h47m

*Provided by Amazon

Cover of Dial M for Murder, the 1952 book by Frederick Knott

Year

1952

Pages

72

Book Rate

7.86

S: Goodreads

Book

Dial M for Murder

Country: UK

First published in: 1952

Length: 72 pages

Genre: Play

Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Dial M for Murder (1954)
Movie by Alfred Hitchcock

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of A Perfect Murder, the 1998 movie by Andrew Davis

Movie

0

%

5 VOTES

*You can vote only
once in this poll.

Cover of Dial M for Murder, the 1952 book by Frederick Knott

Book

0

%

6 VOTES

*You can vote only
once in this poll.

movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of A Perfect Murder, the 1998 movie by Andrew Davis

WATCH

Yes

0

%

25% No

6 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Dial M for Murder, the 1952 book by Frederick Knott

READ

Yes

0

%

36% No

7 votes

4 votes

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *