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Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity is a 1944 film noir film that tells the story of an insurance investigator finds himself entwined in a plot to kill a woman's husband. It stars Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson.

The movie was adapted by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler from the novel Double Indemnity in Three of a Kind by James M. Cain. It was directed by Wilder.

It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Barbara Stanwyck), Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Director (Billy Wilder), Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Best Picture and Best Writing, Screenplay. The film has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

Double Indemnity was re-made in 1981 by Lawrence Kasdan with the title Body Heat. Kasdan's version of the film starred William Hurt and Kathleen Turner.