PG certificateColumbo: Ransom for a Dead Man is a Film programme that first aired in 1971 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Columbo: Ransom for a Dead Man is a 4 star programme

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Columbo: Ransom for a Dead Man (1971)

Directed by
Richard Irving

Crime drama. A hotshot lawyer shoots her elderly husband, dumps him in the ocean, then uses an answerphone message to fake his abduction and keeps the ransom money. She may fool the FBI, but she cannot fool the razor-sharp mind of dishevelled detective Lieutenant Columbo of the LAPD.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1971

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is Columbo: Ransom for a Dead Man next on TV?

It's next showing on 5USA September 24th, 4:00pm and on 5USA+1 September 24th, 5:00pm. See more...


Episode cast overview first billed only:
Image for Peter FalkPeter Falk...Columbo
Lee Grant...Leslie Williams
John Fink...Michael Clark
Harold Gould...Agent Carlson
Patricia Mattick...Margaret Williams
Paul Carr...Hammond
Jed Allan...Phil
Charles Macaulay...Richard
Hank Brandt...Attorney
Jean Byron...Pat
Richard Roat...Perkins
Norma Connolly...Celia
Harlan Warde...Paul Williams
Bill Walker...Crowell
Timothy Carey...Bert