A Perfect Murder

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A Perfect Murder is a 1998 thriller film starring Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Viggo Mortensen. It's a Remake of the 1954 Hitchcock film Dial M for Murder.

Steven Taylor is a Wall Street hedge fund manager who has risen his way through riches. He has a faithful wife named Emily. However, unknown to him, she isn't a faithful wife as she is having an affair with a poor artist, David Shaw, and plans to leave him.

Upon discovering the affair, Steven confonts David and exposes him as a con-artist after his and Emily's money, but offers to pay him a substantial amount of money anyway....in exchange for killing his wife.

Tropes used in A Perfect Murder include: