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Year
1959
Runtime
160 min.
Director
Otto Preminger
Genres
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
45,429
Checks
8,738
Favs
756
Dislikes
34
Favs/checks
8.7% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
22:1
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  1. DynatiaCydonia's avatar

    DynatiaCydonia

    If lawyers were all as charismatic as James Stewart, movies would become pointless, people would just have to go to the court. Fascinating film, by the way. 8 years ago
  2. Shrine_4_cinephiles's avatar

    Shrine_4_cinephiles

    Stellar performances by James Stewart(his persuasion in court though kinda was reminiscent of his own Mr.Smith Goes To Washington.) and George C.Scott. Arguments posed in the court-room was very tactfully presented.Clearly stands out as one of the best court-room dramas ever. 4 years 9 months ago
  3. chaqudemus's avatar

    chaqudemus

    James Stewart VS George C. Scott, What's not to love? 6 years 9 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #37 in The Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made
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  2. This movie ranks #38 in Mystery
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  3. This movie ranks #40 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  4. This movie ranks #45 in 1950s
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  5. This movie ranks #219 in Academy Award Best Picture Nominees
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  6. This movie ranks #241 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  7. This movie ranks #335 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  8. This movie ranks #445 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  9. This movie ranks #560 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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  10. This movie ranks #579 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  11. This movie ranks #606 in National Film Registry
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  12. This movie ranks #682 in The Criterion Collection
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  13. This movie ranks #811 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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