• How to Murder Your Wife (1965)

How to Murder Your Wife

Release Date: 1965

DVD Release Date: October 15th, 2002

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary

Stanley Ford (Jack Lemmon) is a successful cartoonist and happily single. That is, until, he gets drunk at a friend's bachelor party and impulsively proposes to the beautiful woman who pops out of the cake (Virna Lisi). Once sober, he regrets the decision, but she won't agree to a divorce. Stanley jokingly vents his frustrations in his comic strip by having the main character kill his wife. But when his actual wife goes missing and Stanley is arrested for her murder, he has a change of heart.

Cast: Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Terry-Thomas , Eddie Mayehoff, Claire Trevor, Sidney Blackmer

Director: Richard Quine

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Murder Inc.

Keywords: Witty, Transformation, Dark, Amusing, Marriage, 1960s, Murder, Love, Judge, New York City

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Awards

Nominated Foreign Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1966)