Getting Away with Murder

Getting Away with Murder is a 1996 American black comedy film directed and written by Harvey Miller. Dan Aykroyd stars as Jack Lambert, an ethics professor who believes that his next door neighbor, Max Mueller (Jack Lemmon), is an escaped Nazi war criminal. Believing Mueller will escape justice, Lambert plots to murder Mueller.


Jack Lambert's (Dan Aykroyd) neighbor Max Mueller (Jack Lemmon) is revealed on the TV news to be the escaped Nazi war criminal Karl Luger who was sentenced to death by the courts. Under the constant duress of the news media's allegations, Mueller plans to flee to South America.