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The Wrong Man (1956)

105 min - Crime, Drama, Mystery - 22 December 1956
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Academy Award winner Henry Fonda stars in director Alfred Hitchcock'sreal-life thriller of an innocent man trapped as the victim of a heartless criminal justice system--even though he's The Wrong Man. When an eyewitness to a robbery identifies musician Christopher Balestrero (Fonda) as the culprit, Balestrero cannot prove where he was on the day of the crime. Now, the wheels of justice--driven by the testimony of witnesses--mercilessly grind away the life of a man who looks remarkably like the real thief.

Director:  Alfred Hitchcock
Stars:  Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone, Charles Cooper, John Heldabrand, Esther Minciotti, Doreen Lang, Laurinda Barrett, Norma Connolly, Nehemiah Persoff, Lola D'Annunzio, Kippy Campbell, Robert Essen, Richard Robbins, Dayton Lummis, Peggy Webber, Bonnie Franklin, Werner Klemperer, Harry Dean Stanton, Tuesday Weld, Patricia Morrow, Alfred Hitchcock

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Storyline

Academy Award winner Henry Fonda stars in director Alfred Hitchcock'sreal-life thriller of an innocent man trapped as the victim of a heartless criminal justice system--even though he's The Wrong Man. When an eyewitness to a robbery identifies musician Christopher Balestrero (Fonda) as the culprit, Balestrero cannot prove where he was on the day of the crime. Now, the wheels of justice--driven by the testimony of witnesses--mercilessly grind away the life of a man who looks remarkably like the real thief.



Tagline: Somewhere...somewhere there must be the right man!

Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Italian, Spanish
Release Date:  22 December 1956

Box Office

Budget:  $1,200,000
Revenue:  $2,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 45 min

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