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Deathtrap

Michael Caine, a playwright who has had several flops in a row, is married to Dyan Cannon. She has all the money in the family and has been supporting him for years. Caine's latest play has just flopped when he receives an unsolicited script in the mail. T… (more)

Released: 1982

Rating: PG

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Deathtrap - Official Trailer
00:55 — A playwright suffering from writer's block plans to do away with a former student of his and plagiarize the young man's promising play. Darkly humorou (more…)
(Movie Clip) My Heart Won't Take It
All in good fun, washed-up playwright Sidney (Michael Caine), whom we fear might actually murder his former seminar student Clifford (Christopher Reev (more…)
(Movie Clip) My Spiritual Child
Desperate playwright Sidney (Michael Caine) picks up Clifford (Christopher Reeve), whom he's invited to discuss his own brilliant first play, his wife (more…)
(Movie Clip) It's The Worst Play I've Ever Seen
Director Sidney Lumet opens at the Music Box, where the original play by Ira Levin ran for years, Michael Caine as playwright Sidney, watching the ope (more…)

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A student of a waning playwright writes a brilliant play, and the teacher plots his murder in order to pass off the script as his own.

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  • Released: 1982
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Michael Caine, a playwright who has had several flops in a row, is married to Dyan Cannon. She has all the money in the family and has been supporting him for years. Caine's latest play has just flopped when he receives an unsolicited script in the mail. T… (more)

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