Murder She Said (1961)




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Dumpy, dough-faced British comedienne Margaret Rutherford was not precisely the physical type Agatha Christie had in mind for the prim, tweedish sleuth Miss Marple. Still, Rutherford's first "Marple" movie Murder, She Said did so well at the box office that there was no question she would continue appearing in the role in the inevitable sequels. In this initial effort, Marple witnesses a murder being committed on a speeding train. She informs the authorities, but they find no evidence of a … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By:
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 24, 1991


as Miss Marple

as Dr. Quimper

as Emma Ackenthorpe

as Inspector Craddock

as Cedric Ackenthorpe

as Alexander Eastley

as Mrs. Kidder

as Brian Eastley

as Mr. Stringer

as Mrs. Stainton

as Mrs. Stainton

as "Mrs. Binster"
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Critic Reviews for Murder She Said

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Murder She Said does have a reasonably lively style, thanks partly to Pollock's direction but largely to Rutherford's persistence....

Full Review… | March 8, 2006
Movie Metropolis

Smart adaptation of an Agatha Christie novel

September 13, 2005
Film Journal International

Second best of the Rutherford Miss Marple films

September 24, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

June 19, 2005

August 22, 2003
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Audience Reviews for Murder She Said

Margaret Rutherford rocks Miss Marple and I love her spirit.

Sunil Jawahir

Super Reviewer

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