Dressed to Kill

Dressed to Kill

Michael Caine
Director: Brian De Palma Cast: Michael Caine
Michael Caine
, Angie Dickinson
Angie Dickinson
, Nancy Allen
Nancy Allen
Brian De Palma

Blu-ray (Color / Wide Screen)

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One of Brian De Palma's most divisive films, Dressed to Kill is a spine-chilling Alfred Hitchcock update for the late 1970s. Sexually frustrated wife and mother Kate Miller (Angie Dickinson) visits her New York psychiatrist, Dr. Elliott (Michael Caine), to complain about her unfulfilling erotic life. When she then goes to meet her husband at a museum, she meets an anonymous man whom she follows out to a cab. After an afternoon of satisfying sex, Kate discovers that the man has a venereal disease, but that information becomes a moot point when a razor-wielding blonde woman slashes Kate to ribbons in the elevator of the man's building. Blonde prostitute Liz (Nancy Allen), who caught a glimpse of the murderer, becomes both the prime suspect and the killer's next target. With the police less than willing to believe her story, Liz joins forces with Kate's son Peter (Keith Gordon) to get the psychopath themselves.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/18/2015
UPC: 0715515154413
Original Release: 1980
Source: Criterion Collection
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Mono]
Time: 1:45:00
Sales rank: 12,385

Special Features

New conversation between De Palma and filmmaker Noah Baumbach; New interviews with actor Nancy Allen, producer George Litto, composer Pino Donaggio, shower-scene body double Victoria Lynn Johnson, and poster photographic art director Stephen Sayadian; The making of "Dressed to Kill," a 2001 documentary; New profile of cinematographer Ralf Bode, featuring filmmaker Michael Apted; Interview with actor-director Keith Gordon from 2001; Pieces from 2001 about the different versions of the film and the cuts made to avoid an X rating; Gallery of storyboards by De Palma; Trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Caine Dr. Robert Elliott
Angie Dickinson Kate Miller
Nancy Allen Liz Blake
Keith Gordon Peter Miller
Dennis Franz Detective Marino
David Margulies Dr. Levy
Ken Baker Warren Lockman
Brandon Maggart Cleveland Sam
Mary Davenport Woman in Coffee Shop
Susanna Clemm Betty Luce
Norman Evans Ted
Bill Randolph Chase Cab Driver
Sean O'Rinn Museum Cab Driver
Fred Weber Mike Miller
Samm-Art Williams Subway Cop
Robert Lee Rush Hood
Natalie Massara Conductor

Technical Credits
Brian De Palma Director,Screenwriter
Samuel Z. Arkoff Producer
Ralf Bode Cinematographer
Gary J. Brink Set Decoration/Design
Fred Caruso Associate Producer
Joe Cranzano Makeup
Pino Donaggio Score Composer
Jerry Greenberg Editor
Steve James Stunts
Gary Jones Costumes/Costume Designer
George Litto Producer
Natalie Massara Musical Direction/Supervision
Vic Ramos Casting
Michael Rauch Asst. Director
Ann Roth Costumes/Costume Designer
Gary Weist Production Designer

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