A riveting courtroom drama of rape and premeditated murder is brought to life with an all-star cast in the suspenseful and highly-acclaimed ANATOMY OF A MURDER. Nominated for seven academy awards including Best Picture (1959), the film pits a humble small-town lawyer (James Stewart) against a hard-headed big-city prosecutor (George C. Scott). Emotions flare as a jealous army lieutenant (Ben Gazzara) pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife (Lee Remick). Produced and directed by the renowned Otto Preminger, the film features a brilliant score by Duke Ellington. Packed with drama, passion and intrigue, ANATOMY OF A MURDER is a cinematic masterpiece that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

G

Mystery/Drama/Crime/Suspense/Thriller · 2h 40m · 7/1/1959

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No search of human emotions has ever probed so deeply, so truthfully as Anatomy of a Murder.

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A riveting courtroom drama of rape and premeditated murder is brought to life with an all-star cast in the suspenseful and highly-acclaimed ANATOMY OF A MURDER. Nominated for seven academy awards including Best Picture (1959), the film pits a humble small-town lawyer (James Stewart) against a hard-headed big-city prosecutor (George C. Scott). Emotions flare as a jealous army lieutenant (Ben Gazzara) pleads innocent to murdering the rapist of his seductive, beautiful wife (Lee Remick). Produced and directed by the renowned Otto Preminger, the film features a brilliant score by Duke Ellington. Packed with drama, passion and intrigue, ANATOMY OF A MURDER is a cinematic masterpiece that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Carlyle Productions

Revenue

$11,900,000
Part Of
Cast
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James Stewart

Paul Biegler
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Lee Remick

Laura Manion
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Ben Gazzara

Lt. Frederick Manion
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Arthur O'Connell

Parnell Emmett McCarthy
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Eve Arden

Maida Rutledge
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Kathryn Grant

Mary Pilant
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George C. Scott

Claude Dancer
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Orson Bean

Dr. Matthew Smith
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Russ Brown

George Lemon
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Murray Hamilton

Alphonse Paquette
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Brooks West

Dist. Atty. Mitch Lodwick
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Ken Lynch

Det. Sgt. James Durgo
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John Qualen

Deputy Sheriff Sulo
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Howard McNear

Dr. Dompierre
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Alexander Campbell

Dr. W. Gregory Harcourt
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Ned Wever

Dr. Raschid
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Jimmy Conlin

Clarence Madigan
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Royal Beal

Sheriff Battisfore
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Joseph Kearns

Lloyd Burke
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Don Ross

Duane 'Duke' Miller
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Lloyd Le Vasseur

Court Clerk
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James Waters

Army Sergeant 1st Class
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Joseph N. Welch

Judge Weaver
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Danny the Dog

Muff (uncredited)
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Duke Ellington

Pie Eye (uncredited)
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Irv Kupcinet

Distinguished Gentleman (uncredited)
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Lawrence K. Paquin

Jury Foreman (uncredited)
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Chuck Ramsay

Orderly (uncredited)
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Mrs. Joseph Welch

Juror (uncredited)
Crew
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Otto Preminger

Director
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Wendell Mayes

Writer
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John D. Voelker

Writer
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Otto Preminger

Producer
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Sam Leavitt

Cinematograpy
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Louis R. Loeffler

Editor
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Duke Ellington

Music
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Anatomy of a Murder

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

2/21/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

Anatomy of a Murder

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

10/21/2021

Disc Title Front Cover

Anatomy of a Murder

(4K Ultra HD, Keep Case (HD, Low))

10/12/2021

Disc Title Front Cover

Anatomy of a Murder

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/21/2012

Disc Title Front Cover

Anatomy of a Murder

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

7/11/2000

Disc Title Front Cover

Anatomy of a Murder

(DVD)

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