M (1951)

It took nerve for director Joseph Losey to attempt a remake of Fritz Lang's classic chiller M, but by and large Losey was up to the challenge. David Wayne steps into the old Peter Lorre role as the compulsive child-murderer who is… More

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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

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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