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A social melodrama based on the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929. Peter Lorre plays the murderer who is finally hunted down by the city's organized crime syndicate.

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  • "Suspense feature film based on the exploits of a Dusseldorf child-murderer. Lorre stars as a psychopathic murderer who is hunted by both the police and the criminal underworld."
  • "Murder mystery based on actual case. A random child-killer's lunatic cunning frustrates the police's efforts to find him. Threatened by police incursions into their midst, Berlin's underworld organizes to find the killer and try him before their own tribunal."
  • "A social melodrama based on the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929. The Murderer is finally hunted down by the city's organized crime syndicate."
  • "A social melodrama based on the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929. Peter Lorre plays the murderer who is finally hunted down by the city's organized crime syndicate."
  • "A social melodrama based on the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929. Peter Lorre plays the murderer who is finally hunted down by the city's organized crime syndicate."@en
  • "Dans une grande ville, un sadique assassine les petites filles. Deux policiers essayent en vain de le démasquer. C'est la pègre et son chef qui découvrent le meurtrier et le condamnent à mort, la police arrivant à temps pour empêcher son exécution."
  • "A German town is gripped by terror due to the sadistic murders of little girls. The underworld is threatened when the police search proves futile so the denizens of the underworld trap, capture, and finally drag the murderer before a tribunal of criminals. At this point the police arrive."
  • "This remake of Fritz Lang's German classic about a compulsive child murderer sought by both the police and the criminal underworld is here transposed to Los Angeles."@en
  • "Résumé signalétique : Dans une grande ville, un sadique assassine les petites filles. Deux policiers essayent en vain de le démasquer. C'est la pègre et son chef qui découvrent le meurtrier et le condamnent à mort, la police arrivant à temps pour empêcher son exécution."
  • "Story of a child-murderer who terrorizes Dusseldorf and is finally hunted down by the city's organized criminal elements."@en
  • "A psychopathic murderer of children evades the police but is caught by the city's criminals who find his activities getting them a bad name."
  • "A psychological thriller based on the true case of Peter Kurten, a compulsive child murderer in Dusseldorf and Germany's worst mass killer of the times. In the movie Berlin is in the grip of terror as an unknown child molestor and murderer attacks little girls. While the police produce no clues, despite frantic searching, neighbours turn against each other. The underworld becomes so incensed at the police activity that the leaders decide to find the pervert themselves."
  • "A psychological thriller based on the true case of Peter Kurten, a compulsive child murderer in Dusseldorf and Germany's worst mass killer of the times. In the movie Berlin is in the grip of terror as an unknown child molestor and murderer attacks little girls. While the police produce no clues, despite frantic searching, neighbours turn against each other. The underworld becomes so incensed at the police activity that the leaders decide to find the pervert themselves."@en
  • "This version of Lang's classic (about a child murderer who is apprehended by the combined forces of the underworld) has complete subtitling in English."
  • "Die ganze Stadt spricht von den bestialischen Untaten eines Triebverbrechers. Die Bevölkerung sieht in jedem Verdächtigen den Kindesmörder, immer görsser wird die Nervosität der Polizei und sogar das organisierte Verbrechen kann wegen der zunehmenden Razzien nicht mehr seinen Geschäften nachgehen. Kurzerhand begibt sich die Unterwelt auf die Suche nach der menschlichen Bestie, die bereits ein neues Opfer gefunden hat. Fritz Lang's "M" war einer der ersten deutschen Tonfilme überhaupt und gilt heute als Langs Antwort auf den aufziehenden Nationalsozialismus am Ende der Weimarer Republik. Unvergesslich ist Peter Lorres fesselnde Darstellung des Triebtäters, der vom Täter zum Opfer wird. Für Lang und Lorre war der Film ihr Ticket nach Hollywood. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)."
  • "Peter Lorre portrays a degenerate child-killer whose lunatic cunning frustrates every effort of the police to find him. The plot centers entirely around the man-hunt for the killer by both the police and the thugs, pick-pockets, thieves and beggars of Berlin, who have organized to find the killer themselves. In the chase, a beggar, who has chalked the letter "M" on the palm of his hand, slaps the killer on literally a marked man."@en
  • "Drama based on the actual case of the Düsseldorf murderer, recounting the hunt for a psychopathic killer of young girls."
  • "A classic film about a child-murderer who is finally hunted down by the city's organized crime syndicate."
  • "Dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murderer as well. A number of unsolved murders so disrupts a city that organized crime joins the search for the killer."@en
  • "Presents a drama based on the actual case of the Dusseldorf murderer recounting the hunt by the law and the underworld for a psychopathic murderer of young girls."
  • "Dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murderer as well. A number of unsolved murders so disrupts a city that organized crime joins the search for the killer."
  • ""Peter Lorre delivers a haunting performance as the cinema's first serial killer, a whistling pedophile hunted by the police and brought to trial by the forces of Berlin's underworld"--Videodisc sleeve."
  • "A psychopathic child-murderer is hunted by police but is caught and tried by the city's criminals."
  • "A thrilling and unforgettable film, Fritz Lang's "M" is perhaps the greatest example of German expressionism on the screen. Drama, social commentary, satire, and an anatomy of crime are some of the elements of this dark masterpiece. Peter Lorre plays a psychopathic killer of children who successfully evades police but who is eventually confronted by fellow criminals and the code of the underworld."
  • "The saga of a child murderer; his regular life as a harmless man who becomes insane and commits murders. Also, covers his pursuit and eventual trial by the town criminals."
  • "In a story based on an actual case in Dusseldorf, a psychopathic child murderer is hunted by both the police and the underworld. He is captured and brought before a "people's tribunal" composed of criminals. This is the longer re-release version with the anti capital punishment ending."
  • "When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. Supposedly based on the rapist and murderer Peter Kürten, dubbed the Vampire of Düsseldorf, but that fact was never confirmed by the director."
  • "Drama based on the actual case of the Düsseldorf murderer, Peter Kürten, the "Vampire of Düsseldorf", recounting the hunt for a psychopathic killer of young girls."
  • "Un meurtrier inconnu sème la terreur dans la ville en assassinant sauvagement des petites filles. La police harcèle la pègre qui décide de faire elle-même justice."
  • "A film about a wise and tricky child murderer who is caught in a terrible man hunt. The search for the murderer so disturbs the underworld's activities that they gladly join in the hunt. The child hunter is hunted by everyone."
  • "A psychotic murderer of children who terrorizes a large German city is hunted down by the city's underworld."
  • "Un meurtrier inconnu sème la terreur dans la ville en assassinant sauvagement des petites filles. La police harcèle la pègre qui décide de faire elle-même justice. Inspiré d'un fait divers : "Le vampire de Dusseldorf", ce film a la particularité d'avoir de vrais gangsters comme figurants."
  • "Berlin is in the grip of terror as an unknown child molester and murderer attacks little girls. While the police produce no clues despite frantic searching, neighbors turn against each other."
  • "Chilling tale of the manhunt for a psychotic killer of children in a large German city."
  • ""Of all Fritz Lang's creations, none have been more innovative or influential than M, [1931] the film that launched German cinema into the sound era with stunning sophistication and mesmerising artistry. A spate of child killings has stricken a terrified Berlin. Peter Lorre gives a legendary performance as the murderer Hans Beckert, who soon finds himself chased by all levels of society. From cinema's first serial killer hunt, Lang pulls back to encompass social tapestry, police procedural, and underworld conspiracies in a multi-faceted and level-headed look at a deeply incendiary topic. One of the greatest psychological thrillers of all time, M remains as fresh and startling almost 80 years on.""
  • "A classic film, based on the actual case of the Düsseldorf murderer, about a child-murderer who is finally hunted down by the city's organized crime syndicate."
  • "A psychopathic murderer of young girls terrorizes a German city, causing public hysteria and intense police investigations, which, in turn, disrupt organized crime. The contrasting worlds of the police and the underworld are exposed as they both resolve to hunt, capture, and try the Mörder."
  • "When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone including the criminal underworld, want to see him brought down."
  • "In a large German city, a sadistic child murderer is hunted by the police and by the beggars and thieves of the underworld."
  • "A serial killer of children in a small German town is hunted by the townspeople, but it is the criminal underworld that brings him to trial."
  • "Dans une grande ville un sadique assassine les petites filles. Deux policiers essayent en vain de le démasquer. C'est la pègre et son chef qui découvrent le meurtrier et le condamnent à mort, la police arrivant à temps pour empêcher son exécution. Avec Peter Lorre."
  • "In their search for a child-murderer, the police disrupt criminal activities. The underworld organizes its own search for the murderer in order to quiet police activity and interference. This classic film was made in Germany in 1931. Controlled in the United States by Foremco Pictures, and released by Niles Film Products in 1933, it has English titles and subtitles."
  • "Dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murderer. Organized crime joins the search for the killer."
  • "Fritz Lang's film M merges trenchant social commentary with chilling suspense, creating a panorama of private madness and public hysteria that to this day remains the blueprint for the psychological thriller."@en
  • "A social melodrama based on the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929. The murderer is finally hunted down by the city's organized crime syndicate."
  • "A psychopathic murderer of young girls terrorizes a German city causing public hysteria and intense police investigations, which in turn disrupts organized crime. The contrasting worlds of the police and the underworld are juxtaposed as they both resolve to hunt, capture, and try the Mörder."
  • "A laserdisc version of the film presented in its original theatrical format. A psychopathic murderer of children evades the police but is caught by the city's criminals who find his activities getting them a bad name."
  • "Notorious child killer is hunted by police and the underworld."
  • "A German town is gripped by terror due to the sadistic murders of little girls. The underworld is threatened when the police search proves futile so the criminals themselves trap, capture, and drag the murderer before a tribunal of their own. A drama based on the actual case of the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929."
  • "Fritz Lang creates an atmosphere of depravity and crime as both the police and the underworld separately lay plans to capture a murderer who has been terrorizing the city. Peddlers, beggars, and hoods are organized in a citywide search and--to end the increased police vigilance on their own activities--find and try the assissin in their own court. This was Lang's first talking film."@en
  • "A psychopathic murderer of young girls terrorizes a German city and the contrasting worlds of the police and the underworld are juxtaposed as they both resolve to hunt, capture, and try the murderer."
  • "'M' is based on the true-life manhunt for Düsseldorf serial killer Peter Kürten."
  • "A psychopathic murderer of children is hunted by police but is caught and tried by the city's criminals."
  • "When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down. Special features include new, restored high-definition digital transfer, interviews, discussions, history, and more."
  • "A German town is gripped by terror due to the sadistic murders of little girls. The underworld is threatened when the police search proves futile so the denizens of the underworld trap, capture, and finally drag the murderer before a tribunal of criminals."
  • "Fritz Lang's dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murder as well. A number of unsolved murders so distrupts a city that organized crime joins the search for the killer. Peter Lorre stars. In German with English subtitles."
  • "A psychotic child murderer stalks a city, and despite an exhaustive investigation fueled by public hysteria and outcry, the police have been unable to find him. But the police crackdown does have one side-affect: it makes it nearly impossible for the organized criminal underground to operate. So they decide that the only way to get the police off their backs is to catch the murderer themselves."
  • "Thrilling drama of crime, pursuit and vengence in which a harmless man becomes insane, commits murders, and is eventually brought to trial."
  • "When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down. The story is based on the Düsseldorf child murders of 1929."
  • "A serial killer is stalking the children of the city, and everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down."
  • "When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, wants to see him brought down."
  • "A drama based on the actual case of the Dusseldorf murderer, recounting the hunt by the law and the underworld for a psychopathic murderer of young girls."
  • "Dans une ville d'Allemagne, on recherche un maniaque qui s'attaque à des petites filles."
  • "When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt."
  • "The story of a child murderer and a 1930's-era German city's effort to apprehend him."
  • "Suspense based on the exploits of the Duesseldorf child-murderer. Lorre stars as a psychopathic murderer who is hunted by both the police and the criminal underworld."
  • "A child murderer is pursued simultaneously by the police and the city's organized crime syndicate."
  • "Fritz Lang's first sound film, it remains important in film history for its expressive use of sound. This montage of sound and visuals is now a classic. Concerns two levels of emotional expression, that of society and that of the criminal, during a series of child murders. Peter Lorre plays a child murderer in a story inspired by a famous criminal known as "the vampire of Dusseldorf.""
  • "In a large town, a sadistic murderer kills little girls. The police try to catch him in vain, but in the end he is trapped by the denizens of the underworld and condemned to death by their leader. Fritz Lang's first sound film is a masterpiece of expressionism in which fear and violence lurk in dark alleys and decrepit buildings.(Circulates)."
  • "A murder-mystery based on an actual case. A random child killer's lunatic cunning frustrates every effort of the police to find him. Threatened by police incursions into their midst, Berlin's underworld organizes to find the killer themselves and try him before their own tribunal."
  • "Suspense based on the exploits of the Dusseldorf child-murderer. Lorre stars as a psychopathic murderer who is hunted by both the police and the criminal underworld."
  • "Murder mystery based on an actual case. A German town is gripped by terror due to the sadistic murders of young girls. The Underworld hunt, trap, capture and try the murderer."
  • "Follows the career of a serial child killer as he whistles down the street, seducing small children with toys and candy. Fear stalks the streets of Berlin. The murdering pedophile's grisly accomplishments are so heinous even the criminal minds of the underworld want him dead. Based on a true story about a serial killer, Hans Beckert, in Düsseldorf, Germany."
  • "Suspense thriller about a child murderer hunted by the criminal underworld as well as by the police. This was Lang's first sound film and it was based on a true event."
  • "Story of a child-murderer who terrorizes a town and eludes capture by the police until finally being hunted down by the city's organized criminal element. The murderer, an outwardly gentle man who begins to whistle the theme from Grieg's Peer Gynt when his obsession takes hold, is shown as victim of this obsession."
  • "Summary: US remake of Fritz Lang's classic by same producer. Leslie Halliwellcalls it "faithful but fated".grw."
  • "Leading players: Peter Lorre, Otto Wernicke, Gustaf Grundgens, Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur, Fritz Gnass, Ellen Widmann, Georg John."
  • "Drama based on the actual case of the Dusseldorf murderer recounting the hunt by the law and the underworld for a psychopathic murderer of young girls."
  • "Perhaps the greatest example of German expressionism on the screen. Drama, social commentary, satire, and an anatomy of a crime are some of the elements of this dark masterpiece. Peter Lorre plays a psychopathic killer of children who successfully evades police but is eventually confronted by the code of the underworld."
  • "In terms of plot this is almost an exact remake of Fritz Lang's film about a child murderer who is apprehended by the combined forces of the underworld. However, the use of Los Angeles locations gives this version a rather different atmosphere. The nature of the killer's psychosis is also made more explicit."@en
  • "Sinister, dark and foreboding, "M" tells the story of Hans Beckert (Lorre) - child molester and murderer. Tension builds - a child late home, another child missing. Posters reveal the fate of earlier victims, and the police seem to have few clues as to the perpetrator of the crimes. Gangsters, beggars and petty criminals, incensed by both the crimes and the police crackdown, track the killer themselves. Cornered, caught and dragged off to face an equally barbaric form of justice, Beckett endures his own personal torment. Allegedly based on the story of Peter Kürten, the "Monster of Düsseldorf"."
  • "A social melodrama based on the Dusseldorf child murders of 1929. A psychotic child murderer is brought to justice by the Berlin underworld."
  • "Dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murder as well. A number of unsolved murders so disrupts a city that organized crime joins the search for the killer."@en
  • "Dramatic search for a child murderer examines police methods and the character of the murder as well. A number of unsolved murders so disrupts a city that organized crime joins the search for the killer."
  • "When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, want to see him brought down."@en
  • "When a serial killer is stalking the children of the city, everyone, including the criminal underworld, want to see him brought down."
  • "A drama based on the actual case of the Dusseldorf murderer recounting the hunt by the law and the underworld for a psychopathic murderer of young girls."
  • "M is based on the true life manhunt for Düsseldorf serial killer Peter Küten."
  • "Drama based [supposedly] on the actual case of the Düsseldorf murderer [Peter Kürten, the "Vampire of Düsseldorf"] recounting the hunt for a psychopathic killer of young girls."
  • "Fritz Lang's powerful true-life portrait of a child murderer who stalked the gas-lit streets of Dusseldorf at night and became Germany's most notorious serial killer."
  • ""Un psicópata recorre las calles de Dusseldorf asesinando niñas. La policía intenta detenerle.""
  • "Película de suspenso inspirada en el caso real de Peter Kurten, quien asesinó a varios niños en la ciudad de Düsseldorf. Es considerada como un clásico de la cinematografía mundial y una obra maestra de su director. La presente edición incluye la versión original alemana en la restauración en alta definición de 2011, que restituye la concepción original de Fritz Lang sobre el sonido del filme. Además, el segundo disco presenta, por vez primera en España, la versión inglesa de M, descubierta recientemente por el British Film Institute."
  • "A compulsive child-murderer who evades capture by police is eventually tracked down and then placed on trial by the criminal underworld."@en
  • "Drama based on the actual case of the Dusseldorf murderer, recounting the hunt by the law and the underworld for a psychopathic murderer of young girls."
  • "A compulsive child-murderer who evades capture by police is eventually tracked down and then placed on trial by the criminal underworld."
  • "A psychopathic murderer of young girls terrorizes a German city causing public hysteria and intense police investigations, which in turn disrupts organized crime. The contrasting worlds of the police and the underworld are juxtaposed as they both resolve to hunt, capture, and try the murderer."
  • "A psychopathic murderer of young girls terrorizes a German city causing public hysteria and intense police investigations, which in turn disrupts organized crime. The contrasting worlds of the police and the underworld are juxtaposed as they both resolve to hunt, capture, and try the murderer."@en
  • "Dans une grande ville, un sadique assassine les petites filles. À la sortie de l'école, la petite Elsie Beckmann est abordée par un homme sifflant un air de musique classique. Elles est tuée par le sadique. Après ce nouveau crime, la police multiplie les rafles et les perquisitions. Les activités de la pègre sont désorganisées, aussi ses chefs décident-ils de prendre en main l'enquête. Le tueur est repéré, la lettre "M" pour meurtrier, a été inscrite sur son dos à la craie. Il sera enlevé et condamné à mort par un tribunal de truands. C'est la pègre et son chef qui vont découvrir le meurtrier et le condamner à mort mais la police arrivera à temps pour empêcher son exécution."
  • "Dans une ville d'Allemagne, un maniaque s'attaque à des petites filles. La liste des victimes s'allonge et la police intensifie ses recherches sans résultat. Pour faire cesser les rafles continuelles, les chefs de la pègre décident de capturer eux-mêmes le sadique. Trahi par un air qu'il siffle, le meurtrier est marqué d'un M à la craie par un jeune voyou. Les mendiants et les voleurs traquent alors le criminel et lui font subir un procès au tribunal de la pègre. Les assises sont troublées par l'arrivée de la police qui s'empare de l'homme."

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  • "M, eine stadt sucht einen moerder"
  • "M [German version]"
  • "M - Mörder unter uns"
  • "Murderer among us"
  • "M - eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder"
  • "M"@en
  • "M"
  • "Fritz Lang's M."
  • "M - eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder /"
  • "Mörder unter uns."
  • "M ein Fritz Lang-Film der Nero /"
  • "M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder."
  • "Worst crime of all"
  • "M - Dein Mörder sieht Dich an"
  • "Fifty years of Janus Films."
  • "M eine stadt sucht einen moerder"
  • "M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder Spielfilm (D 1931)."
  • "M (Motion picture)"
  • "M-eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder"
  • "M = M le maudit"
  • "Emu"@ja
  • ""M""
  • ""M""@en
  • "M a film /"
  • "M eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder /"
  • "M [DVD] /"
  • "M - dein Mörder sieht dich an"
  • "Murder among us."
  • "M : el vampiro negro."
  • "Mörder unter uns (Murderer among us)"
  • "M (Motion picture : 1951)"@en
  • "M : el vampiro de Düsseldorf."
  • "M :"
  • "Fri[t]z Lang's M"
  • "M /"
  • "Fritz Lang's M"
  • "50 years of Janus Films"
  • "M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder"
  • "M [Mörder unter uns = M, murderer among us] /"
  • "Fritz Lang's 1931 classic psychological thriller"
  • "Essential art house"
  • "Fritz Lang's M. Title on disc container"
  • "Em"
  • ""M" a Fritz Lang film."@en
  • "M."
  • "M."@en
  • "M [Motion picture] /"
  • "M le maudit"
  • "M (Film)"
  • "M ... worst crime of all"
  • "M, eine Stadt sucht einen Moerder"
  • "M - the worst crime of all [videorecording]."
  • "M (Pel·lícula cinematogràfica)"
  • "Kidnapper"
  • ""M" /"
  • "Peter Lorre in Fritz Lang's M."
  • "M (Motion picture : 1931)"
  • "M (film)."
  • "M (Film cinématographique)"
  • "Murderers among us"

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