M

M

"Who is the murderer?"
  • Passed
  • 1931
  • 1 hr 51 min
  • 8.3  (142,936)

"M" (1931) is a classic German thriller directed by Fritz Lang. It was his first movie to use sound. It tells of a serial killer who preys on children. He lures them to him by acting harmless and friendly. His depredations are so vile that even other criminals are appalled -- especially since the increased police activity makes things difficult for them. Both the police and the criminals begin separate manhunts for the killer. Peter Lorre played the murderer in his first major role. As a result he was often typecast as a villain.

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Description
"M" (1931) is a classic German thriller directed by Fritz Lang. It was his first movie to use sound. It tells of a serial killer who preys on children. He lures them to him by acting harmless and friendly. His depredations are so vile that even other criminals are appalled -- especially since the increased police activity makes things difficult for them. Both the police and the criminals begin separate manhunts for the killer.

Peter Lorre played the murderer in his first major role. As a result he was often typecast as a villain.

M is a 1931 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 51 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.3.

M is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at HBO Max, Amazon, Apple TV and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent M for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1931
  • MPAA Rating
    Passed
  • Runtime
    1 hr 51 min
  • Language
    German
  • IMDB Rating
    8.3  (142,936)