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Inherit the Wind (1999)

PG
TV Movie | 113 min | Drama

Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
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Daniel Petrie (as Daniel Petrie Sr.)
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Updated May 29, 1999

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May 29, 1999 (United States)

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Jack Lemmon
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George C. Scott
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Lane Smith
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Tom Everett Scott
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Royce D. Applegate
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Amzie Strickland
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Ronnie Claire Edwards
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7.3 / 10 | 1,465 votes