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The Wrong Man (1956)

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105 min | Drama, Film-Noir

In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.
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Maxwell Anderson (screen play) (story) | Angus MacPhail (screen play)
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$1,200,000
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Release date
Jan 26, 1957 (United States)

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Henry Fonda
Manny Balestrero Manny Balestrero   See fewer
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Vera Miles
Rose Balestrero Rose Balestrero   See fewer
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Anthony Quayle
Frank D. O'Connor Frank D. O'Connor   See fewer
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Harold J. Stone
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Charles Cooper
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John Heldabrand
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Esther Minciotti
Mama Balestrero Mama Balestrero   See fewer
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Doreen Lang
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Laurinda Barrett
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Nehemiah Persoff
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Lola D'Annunzio
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Kippy Campbell
Robert Balestrero Robert Balestrero   See fewer
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Robert Essen
Gregory Balestrero Gregory Balestrero   See fewer
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Richard Robbins
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7.4 / 10 | 23,211 votes