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Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Not Rated
160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
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Wendell Mayes (screenplay) | John D. Voelker (based on the novel by) (as Robert Traver)
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$ 11,900,000
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Release date
Jul 1, 1959 (United States)

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28 cast members
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James Stewart
Paul Biegler Paul Biegler   See fewer
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Lee Remick
Laura Manion Laura Manion   See fewer
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Ben Gazzara
Lt. Frederick Manion Lt. Frederick Manion   See fewer
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Arthur O'Connell
Parnell Emmett McCarthy Parnell Emmett McCarthy   See fewer
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Eve Arden
Maida Rutledge Maida Rutledge   See fewer
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Kathryn Grant
Mary Pilant Mary Pilant   See fewer
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George C. Scott
Claude Dancer Claude Dancer   See fewer
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Orson Bean
Dr. Matthew Smith Dr. Matthew Smith   See fewer
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Russ Brown
George Lemon George Lemon   See fewer
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Murray Hamilton
Alphonse Paquette Alphonse Paquette   See fewer
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Brooks West
Dist. Atty. Mitch Lodwick Dist. Atty. Mitch Lodwick   See fewer
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Ken Lynch
Det. Sgt. James Durgo Det. Sgt. James Durgo   See fewer
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John Qualen
Deputy Sheriff Sulo Deputy Sheriff Sulo   See fewer
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Howard McNear
Dr. Dompierre Dr. Dompierre   See fewer
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Alexander Campbell
Dr. W. Gregory Harcourt Dr. W. Gregory Harcourt   See fewer
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Ned Wever
Dr. Raschid Dr. Raschid   See fewer
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Jimmy Conlin
Clarence Madigan Clarence Madigan   See fewer
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Royal Beal
Sheriff Battisfore Sheriff Battisfore   See fewer
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Joseph Kearns
Lloyd Burke Lloyd Burke   See fewer
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Don Ross
Duane 'Duke' Miller Duane 'Duke' Miller   See fewer
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Lloyd Le Vasseur
Court Clerk Court Clerk   See fewer
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James Waters
Army Sergeant 1st Class Army Sergeant 1st Class   See fewer
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Joseph N. Welch
Judge Weaver Judge Weaver   See fewer
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Muff (uncredited) Muff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke Ellington
Pie Eye (uncredited) Pie Eye (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irv Kupcinet
Distinguished Gentleman (uncredited) Distinguished Gentleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Ramsay
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mrs. Joseph Welch
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8.1 / 10 | 52,737 votes