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Witness for the Prosecution 1957

1957 , 1h 56m
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When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

  • Director: Billy Wilder
  • Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, John Williams

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3 wins15 nominations
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Witness for the Prosecution FAQ

The runtime of Witness for the Prosecution is 116 minutes.
The revenue of Witness for the Prosecution was 9,000,000 USD.
Witness for the Prosecution won 1958 Golden Globes, USA, 2010 Online Film & Television Association, 1958 David di Donatello Awards.
On June 12, 2020, the IMDB rating of Witness for the Prosecution is 8.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 100/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 8/10.
The full version of Witness for the Prosecution is provided by Amazon Video , Google Play Movies , YouTube , Amazon Prime Video , Vudu , Apple iTunes
The production budget of Witness for the Prosecution was 3,000,000 USD.
The genre of Witness for the Prosecution is Drama,Mystery,Crime.
On June 12, 2020, there were 5319 public reaction to Witness for the Prosecution including extraordinary, Oscar-worthy performance, psychological mystery, left unsolved, puzzled.
When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suits—but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult..
The release date of Witness for the Prosecution is December 17, 1957.
The director of Witness for the Prosecution is Billy Wilder.
The certification of Witness for the Prosecution is NR.