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NWI Criterion imdb 250 Germany serial killer murder

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Seen on: 02/12/2011

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M (1931)

Directed by Fritz Lang

Crime | Mystery | Suspense

Most recently watched by floydrmd, sleestakk


In this classic German thriller, Hans Beckert, a serial killer who preys on children, becomes the focus of a massive Berlin police manhunt. Beckert’s heinous crimes are so repellant and disruptive to city life that he is even targeted by others in the seedy underworld network. With both cops and criminals in pursuit, the murderer soon realizes that people are on his trail, sending him into a tense, panicked attempt to escape justice.

Rated PG-13 | Length 117 minutes


Theodor Loos | Peter Lorre | Rosa Valetti | Carl Ballhaus | Gerhard Bienert | Ellen Widmann | Inge Landgut | Otto Wernicke | Gustaf Gründgens | Friedrich Gnaß | Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur | Theo Lingen | Fritz Odemar | Georg John | Hertha von Walther | Rudolf Blümner | Paul Kemp | Karl Platen | Franz Stein

Viewing Notes

M (1931) is another one of those that keep alluding me (ok, fine. I have it on DVD). Some chatter on twitter (and it being on NWI) got me to finally watch it. Creepy and great as everyone says.


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