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Anatomy of a Murder

Lists: Mystery

Brief Synopsis: "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?"

Overall Ranking: 26 (Rank from 1959: # 2)


Rating:
92.33
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
95.2

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 83.33%
Regular 16.67%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Dan O'Neill100(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman100 - Anatomy of a Murder represents Preminger at his best.
(full review)
David Baruffi97(full review)
Josh of Classicblanca95
Bryan Lienesch84 - Solidifies James Stewart as one of the greatest actors of all time.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 5
Rob from GuysFilmQuest78Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 6



People Involved

  • James Stewart (Paul Biegler)
  • Lee Remick (Laura Manion)
  • Ben Gazzara (Lt. Frederick Manion)
  • Arthur OConnell (Parnell Emmett McCarthy)
  • Duke Ellington (Pie Eye)
  • Eve Arden (Maida Rutledge)
  • Kathryn Grant (Mary Pilant)
  • George C. Scott (Claude Dancer)
  • Orson Bean (Dr. Matthew Smith)
  • Russ Brown (George Lemon)
  • Otto Preminger (Director)