Murder by Phone (1982)


The movie Murder by Phone (1982) is a horror film directed by Michael Anderson. The story follows a series of mysterious deaths caused by a deadly telephone signal. The movie centers around Nat Bridger, a police detective, and Stan, a scientist, who team up to investigate the strange occurrences.

The movie Murder by Phone (1982) begins with a woman dying in a public phone booth after receiving a strange phone call. As more deaths occur, Nat and Stan realize that the victims are being killed by a high-frequency sound transmitted through telephone lines. They discover that the signal triggers a violent reaction in the brain, causing the victims to go into a murderous rage before ultimately dying.

As Nat and Stan delve deeper into the investigation, they uncover a conspiracy involving a telecommunications company and a disgruntled former employee seeking revenge. With time running out, they must find a way to stop the deadly phone signal before more innocent lives are lost.

The movie Murder by Phone (1982) combines elements of horror, suspense, and science fiction.


  • Richard Chamberlain as Nat Bridger
  • John Houseman as Stanley Markowitz
  • Sara Botsford as Margo Jensen
  • Robin Gammell as Peter Boreman
  • Robert Morelli as Frank Bryant
  • Barry Morse as Dr. Chandler


  • The movie Murder by Phone (1982) is also known as Bells.
  • The film explores the concept of technology turning against its users, a theme that was ahead of its time.
  • Murder by Phone received mixed reviews upon its release, with some praising its suspenseful moments and unique premise, while others criticized its execution and pacing.
  • The film features innovative sound design to create a sense of unease and tension.



Last updated byAnonymous on November 1, 2023