Murder by Death

Murder by Death (1976)

By the time the world's greatest detectives figure out whodunnit... you could die laughing!

  • Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1976-06-23
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 685 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Rastar Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Robert Moore
star 7.2/10
From 685 Ratings


Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are decently allowed.

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  • Alec Guinness

    as Bensonmum
  • David Niven

    as Dick Charleston
  • Maggie Smith

    as Dora Charleston
  • Peter Sellers

    as Sidney Wang
  • Peter Falk

    as Sam Diamond
  • Eileen Brennan

    as Tess Skeffington
  • James Coco

    as Milo Perrier
  • Nancy Walker

    as Maid
  • Elsa Lanchester

    as Jessica Marbles
  • Estelle Winwood

    as Nurse
  • Truman Capote

    as Lionel Twain
  • James Cromwell

    as Marcel Cassette
  • Richard Narita

    as Willie Wang
  • Fay Wray

    as Door Bell (archive sound) (uncredited)
Costume & Make-Up Ann Roth Costume Design
Art Marvin March Set Decoration
Production Jennifer Shull Casting
Art Stephen B. Grimes Production Design
Editing John F. Burnett Editor
Sound Jerry Jost Sound mixer
Directing Fred T. Gallo Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Mary Malin Assistant Costume Designer
Sound Frank E. Warner Sound Effects Editor
Sound Dave Grusin Original Music Composer
Production Roger M. Rothstein Associate Producer
Camera David M. Walsh Director of Photography
Production Ray Stark Producer
Crew Wayne Fitzgerald Title Graphics
Editing Michael A. Stevenson Assistant Editor
Directing Robert Moore Director
Crew Charles Addams Title Graphics
Editing Margaret Booth Supervising Film Editor
Writing Neil Simon Writer
Camera Roger Shearman Camera Operator
Directing Julia Tucker Continuity
Art Terry E. Lewis Property Master
Costume & Make-Up Charles H. Schram Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Vivienne Walker Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Joe DiBella Makeup Artist
Crew Augie Lohman Special Effects
Sound Joseph Kite Boom Operator
Camera Mel Traxel Still Photographer
Crew Ron Frazier Carpenter
Production Shari Leibowitz Assistant Production Manager
Directing David Sosna Second Assistant Director
Sound Tex Rudloff Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Camera Robert Edesa First Assistant Camera
Crew Maurice Marks Stunts
Lighting Norman Harris Gaffer
Camera Richard Moran Key Grip
Costume & Make-Up Agnes G. Henry Costumer
Art Harry Kemm Art Direction
Sound George Probert Music Editor
Crew John Brice Editorial Staff
Costume & Make-Up Tony Faso Costumer
Crew George Rondo Dialogue Coach
Production Vince Martinez Finance
Crew Carol Shapiro Unit Publicist
Production Frank Bueno Producer's Assistant