Not Rated | | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
The title "M" is short for Mörder, the German word meaning Murderer.
Pickpocket with 6 Watches:
The cops are crawling the streets like ants again.
Pickpocket with Suitcase: Green coats wherever you spit.
Pickpocket with 6 Watches: They're on your back even if you're with a broad. They've gone nuts - got this murderer on the brain. My old lady has a little six year old girl and every night I have...
All goofs for this title are spoilers.
All of the original credits appear only in the beginning with no music.
During the time the US remake M (1951) was released, producer Seymour Nebenzal re-released the original film. For this re-release some things were changed, i.e. a new title sequence with music (Edvard Grieg's "In the Hall of the Mountain King") was added, as well as sound effects during some silent passages. In addition, the film was cut down to 99 minutes, removing i.e. any material that made the government look foolish.
$6,123 (USA) (15 March 2013)
$28,877 (USA) (2 June 2013)