Murder by Death

Murder by Death

DVD - 1976
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In an isolated mansion the guests are told that someone will be murdered by midnight and there will be a million dollar pay-off to whoever lives through the night.
Audience: OFRB rating: PG.
Publisher: Culver City CA : Columbia Tristar Home Video, 1976.
Copyright Date: ℗2007
ISBN: 9780767883320
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Murde
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : digital, sound, color ; 12 cm
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
In English dubbed in Spanish with Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Thai subtitles.


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Sep 21, 2019

I saw this as a 10 year old when it was in theaters and LOVED it!! So Nostalgic for me to see it now. It is as funny as ever! And now I get some of the jokes that definitely went over my head back in 1976.

Jul 25, 2019

If you ignore the racism, this movie is pretty funny and has a great cast. Also see "Clue."

Jan 18, 2019

Five famous detectives are invited to a creepy mansion. The promise, dinner and a murder by midnight. This is an old-fashioned murder mystery. Mostly spoof but good fun.

Oct 07, 2015

Funny, with enough twists to make everything meaningless. Peter Falk is excellent parodying himself.

Sep 07, 2015

A Neil Simon screenplay with tongue in cheek and twists and turns.

May 23, 2013

Funny movie. Reminds me of a Mel Brooks movie. Great slap stick, stupid, but funny one liners.

laustcawz Feb 26, 2012

Have no idea which movie you saw, Veepea, but it COULDN'T have been this one. The ending offers a comic variation on a classic whodunit solution, but the whole thing is meant to be a parody, anyway. The rare Neil Simon movie (as far as I know) NOT based on a play. An amazing all-star cast at their very best! Peter Sellers, just as funny as when he played Clouseau & Alec Guiness in his last film before "Star Wars" typecast him forever! Guiness playing the blind butler, trying to fire Nancy Walker's deaf mute maid is HYSTERICAL!! Plus, there's Truman Capote himself playing host (he got a Golden Globe nomination)!

Veepea Feb 01, 2012

This was a horrible movie that wasn't funny and the ending made no sense.


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laustcawz Feb 26, 2012

"I'll tell you the meaning, Mr. Wang, if you can tell ME why a man who posesses one of the most brilliant minds of this century can't say his prepositions & articles. 'The', Mr. Wang! What is 'The' meaning of this!!"

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