The Perfect Murder - Netflix
The Perfect Murder brings viewers some of the most diabolical, perplexing murder cases to land on detectives' desks – the kind of cases that make or break careers and provide fodder for Hollywood mystery movies. These ingenious killers are every detective's worst nightmare. Whether by planting false evidence, or writing anonymous letters to police, these murderers will stop at nothing to stay one step ahead and get away with the perfect murder. In this program, we focus on the investigation, as detectives slowly put the pieces together to unravel the twisted truth. As detectives uncover new evidence, and turn to new suspects, we flashback through stylized reenactment, to depict each possible theory of what may have happened.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Perfect Murder - A Perfect Murder - Netflix
A Perfect Murder is a 1998 American crime thriller film directed by Andrew Davis and starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Viggo Mortensen. It is a modern remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 film Dial M for Murder, though the characters' names are all changed, and over half the plot is completely rewritten and altered. Loosely based on the play by Frederick Knott, the screenplay was written by Patrick Smith Kelly.
The Perfect Murder - Alternate ending - Netflix
An alternate ending exists and is presented, with optional commentary, on the original Blu-ray disc release. In this version, Steven comes back from finding the key replaced where he had hidden it and Emily confronts him in the kitchen rather than in their foyer. The scene plays out with the same dialogue, but Steven never physically attacks her. He still tells her that the only way she'll leave him is dead, and she shoots him. Steven then says “You won't get away with this” before dying and Emily purposely injures herself, making it look like self-defense.
The Perfect Murder - References - Netflix