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Double Indemnity (1944)

107 min - Drama, Mystery, Thriller - 24 April 1944
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Unsuspecting Mr. Dietrichson becomes increasingly accident prone after his icily calculating wife encourages him to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by a smooth-talking insurance agent. Against a backdrop of distinctly California settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance. Perfect until a claims manager gets a familiar feeling of foul play and pursues the matter relentlessly.

Director:  Billy Wilder
Stars:  Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Richard Gaines, Jean Heather, Tom Powers, Fortunio Bonanova, John Philliber, Harold Garrison, Byron Barr, James Adamson, John Berry, Raymond Chandler, Edmund Cobb, Kernan Cripps, Betty Farrington, Bess Flowers

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Storyline

Unsuspecting Mr. Dietrichson becomes increasingly accident prone after his icily calculating wife encourages him to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by a smooth-talking insurance agent. Against a backdrop of distinctly California settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance. Perfect until a claims manager gets a familiar feeling of foul play and pursues the matter relentlessly.



Tagline: From the Moment they met it was Murder!

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Language:  English
Release Date:  24 April 1944

Box Office

Budget:  $927,262
Revenue:  $2,500,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 47 min

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