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The Best Movies With Murder in the Title

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Have you ever noticed how many movies there are with murder in the name? This list ranks the best movies with murder in the title, regardless of genre or rating. What is your favorite movie with murder in the name? The old Hitchcock movie Dial M For Murder comes certainly comes to mind, even if it is over 50 years old. This is kind of an odd way to categorize movies, but that's also why it's so fun! There are probably one or two movies with murder in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are too as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with murder in the title includes movies like Dial M for Murder, Murder by Death, and Murder on the Orient Express. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word murder in it.
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    Dial M for Murder

    Grace Kelly, Alfred Hitchcock
    This film is a 1954 3-D American thriller film in Warnercolor directed by Alfred Hitchcock,...  more

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    Manhattan Murder Mystery

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton
    This film is a comedy mystery film, directed by and starring Woody Allen and written by Woody...  more

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    Murder by Numbers

    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Gosling
    This film is a 2002 psychological thriller film produced and directed by Barbet Schroeder. It...  more
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    A Perfect Murder

    Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen
    This film is a 1998 American thriller film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Michael...  more

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    Anatomy of a Murder

    James Stewart, George C. Scott
    This film is a 1959 American courtroom drama film. It was directed by Otto Preminger and...  more

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    Memories of Murder

    Song Kang-Ho, Park Hae-il
    Memories of Murder is a 2003 South Korean crime-drama film directed by Bong Joon-ho. In a...  more

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    Murder Over New York is a 1940 film directed by Harry Lachman....  more
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    The Murder Game

    Dyan Cannon, Gerald Sim
    The Murder Game is a 1965 British crime film starring Ken Scott, Marla Landi, Trader Faulkner,...  more
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    The Bishop Murder Case

    Basil Rathbone, Roland Young
    The Bishop Murder Case is a 1930 mystery film directed by Nick Grinde, starring Basil...  more
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    Accused of Murder

    Lee Van Cleef, Virginia Grey
    Accused of Murder is a 1956 color film noir, based on the novel Vanity Row by W. R. Burnett...  more
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    Murder Was the Case

    Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur
    Murder Was the Case is a 1994 short film and soundtrack album starring Snoop Doggy Dogg. The...  more
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    How to Murder Your Wife

    Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi
    How to Murder Your Wife is a 1965 American comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Virna Lisi. It...  more
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    A Little Thing Called Murder

    Alexander Ludwig, Jonathan Jackson
    A Little Thing Called Murder is a 2006 drama television film starring Judy Davis and Jonathan...  more
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    Title to Murder

    Maureen McCormick, Christopher Atkins
    Title to Murder is a 2001 independent film directed by Stephen Furst, starring Maureen...  more
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    Mike's Murder

    Debra Winger, Paul Winfield
    Mike's Murder is a 1984 film, written and directed by James Bridges, and starring Debra...  more
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    Murder Island

    Erik Lundin, Maja Christenson
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    Posed for Murder

    Charlotte Kemp, William Beckwith
    Posed for Murder is a 1989 thriller film written by Chuck Dickerson and John A. Gallagher and...  more
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    Murder in the First

    Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon
    This film is a largely fictitious 1995 film, directed by Marc Rocco, about Henri Young who is...  more
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    Bloody Murder

    Jessica Morris, Justin Martin
    Bloody Murder is a teen slasher film written by John R. Stevenson and directed by Ralph S....  more
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    Rehearsal for Murder

    Jeff Goldblum, Lynn Redgrave
    Rehearsal for Murder is a 1982 murder mystery television film that starred Robert Preston and...  more
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    Murder by Decree

    Donald Sutherland, Christopher Plummer
    This film is a 1979 British-Canadian mystery thriller film directed by Bob Clark. It features...  more

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    Murder in Peyton Place

    Stella Stevens, Catherine Bach
    Murder in Peyton Place is a 1977 television film directed by Bruce Kessler. The film is based...  more
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    Murder on Flight 502

    Farrah Fawcett, Danny Bonaduce
    Murder On Flight 502 is a 1975 American made-for-television movie directed by George McCowan....  more
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    A Murder of Crows

    Cuba Gooding Jr., Tom Berenger
    A Murder of Crows is a 1998 thriller film directed by Rowdy Herrington and starring Cuba...  more
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    The Truth About Murder

    Ellen Corby, Tommy Noonan
    The Truth About Murder is a 1964 mystery film written by Lawrence Kimble, Hilda Gordon, and...  more