• Publication date: September 7, 2013

A Perfect Murder

Based on David Knott’s play, later adapted by Alfred Hitchcock in 1954‘s ‘M for Murder’, ‘A Perfect Murder’ tells the story of successful New york commodities trader, Steven Taylor, who is married to the beautiful Emily Bradford who works at the UN. Yet when Steven discovers Emily’s affair with an aspiring artist he sets out planning the perfect murder…

  • Publication date: September 7, 2013

A Perfect Murder

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 1998

MBC Max:

October 12, 2016 18:00 (KSA) ~ October 12, 2016 17:00 (CLT)

(mbc.net) Based on David Knott’s play, later adapted by Alfred Hitchcock in 1954‘s ‘M for Murder’, ‘A Perfect Murder’ tells the story of successful New york commodities trader, Steven Taylor, who is married to the beautiful Emily Bradford who works at the UN.

Yet when Steven discovers Emily’s affair with up and coming artist David Shaw, he sets out planning the perfect murder, intending to inherit Emily’s sizeable trust fund as well in the process…


  • Michael Douglas as Steven Taylor
  • Gwyneth Paltrow as Emily Bradford
  • Viggo Mortensen as David Shaw
  • David Suchet as Detective Mohamed Karaman
  • Sarita Choudhury as Raquel Martinez
  • Constance Towers as Sandra Bradford

Directed by:  Andrew Davis

Rating:  R for violence, sexuality and language.