Murder by Death

Murder by Death (1976)

Genres - Comedy, Crime, Mystery-Suspense, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Release Date - Jun 23, 1976  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Murder by Death is a 1976 American satirical mystery comedy film with a cast featuring Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote, James Coco, Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Elsa Lanchester, David Niven, Peter Sellers, Maggie Smith, Nancy Walker, and Estelle Winwood, written by Neil Simon and directed by Robert Moore.

The plot is a broad parody or spoof of the traditional country-house whodunit, familiar to mystery fiction fans of classics such as Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. The cast is an ensemble of British and American actors playing send-ups of well-known fictional sleuths, including Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Charlie Chan, Nick and Nora Charles, and Sam Spade. It also features a rare acting performance by author Truman Capote.

The film was presented at the Venice International Film Festival in 1976.

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Box Office

$38,200

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American, Butler, Cast, Dark And Stormy Night, Deaf-mute, Detective, Guest, Justice, Mansion, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Murder, One Night, Parody, Parody/Slapstick, Sidekick, Spoof, Twain, Whodunit

Alternate Titles

22 Numarada Cinayet
TR
Asasinat prin moarte
RO
Assassinato por Morte
BR
Crimen por muerte
AR, CL, MX, VE
Een lijk als nagerecht
BE
Eine Leiche zum Dessert
DE
Invito a cena con delitto
IT
Meghívás egy gyilkos vacsorára
HU
Middag med mord
DK
Mirtina žmogžudyste
LT
Mord med døden til følge
NO
Murder by Death
AU, CA, IN, GB, US
Murha, murha, päästäkää etsivät irti!
FI
Neil Simon's Murder by Death
, GB, US
Prosklisi se gevma apo enan ypopsifio dolofono
GR
Släpp deckarna loss, det är mord
SE
Um Cadáver de Sobremesa
PT
Un cadáver a los postres
ES
Un cadavre au dessert
CA, FR
Verzeihung sind sie der Mörder?
DD
Zabity na śmierć
PL
Πρόσκληση σε γεύμα από έναν υποψήφιο δολοφόνο
GR
На смрт убијен
RS
Убивство смертю
UA
Убийство чрез смърт
BG
Ужин с убийством
, RU
名探偵登場
JP
怪宴
TW