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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

PG 186 min - Drama, History - 1 December 1961
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In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.

Director:  Stanley Kramer
Stars:  Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich, Maximilian Schell, Judy Garland, Montgomery Clift, Edward Binns, Werner Klemperer, Torben Meyer, Martin Brandt, William Shatner, Kenneth MacKenna, Alan Baxter, John Wengraf, Karl Swenson, Howard Caine, Bess Flowers, Joseph Bernard, Virginia Christine, Otto Waldis, Ray Teal, Ben Wright, Olga Fabian, Paul Busch, Bernard Kates, Frank Baker, Brandon Beach, Joseph Crehan, Sayre Dearing, Sam Harris, Shep Houghton, Reed Howes, William Meader, Colin Kenny, George Nardelli, Waclaw Rekwart, Jack Stoney, Oscar Beregi Jr., Norbert Schiller, Chet Brandenburg, Herman Hack, Sheila Bromley, Harold Miller, Hans Moebus, Ed Nelson, William H. O'Brien, Rudy Solari, Bert Stevens, Hal Taggart, Jana Taylor, Ralph Moratz, Tony Regan, Dick Cherney, Norman Stevans

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Storyline

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.



Tagline: The event the world will never forget

Genres: Drama, History

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Country:   Germany,   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  1 December 1961

Box Office

Budget:  $3,000,000
Revenue:  $10,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  United Artists, Roxlom Films

Technical Specs

Runtime:  3 h 06 min

 Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR — Maximilian Schell {“Hans Rolfe”} – WON
ACTOR — Spencer Tracy {“Judge Dan Haywood”}
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Montgomery Clift {“Rudolph Petersen”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Judy Garland {“Irene Hoffman”}
ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) — Art Direction: Rudolph Sternad; Set Decoration: George Milo
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Ernest Laszlo
COSTUME DESIGN (Black-and-White) — Jean Louis
DIRECTING — Stanley Kramer
FILM EDITING — Frederic Knudtson
BEST MOTION PICTURE — Stanley Kramer, Producer
WRITING (Screenplay–based on material from another medium) — Abby Mann – WON


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