M
M (1951)

This remake of Fritz Lang's German classic, is reset in Los Angeles and chronicles the horrific crimes of an obsessive child-killer who is hunted down and killed by other criminals to keep the cops from investigating their dark world.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 10, 1951
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Sticking closely to the plot of the original, Losey turns the story into pungent Americana through his attention to alluringly grubby Los Angeles locations.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A society of persecution laid jaggedly bare, from one poet of paranoia to another

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Unnecessary remake that pales in comparison with the Fritz Lang classic.

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