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Witness 1985

1985 , 1h 53m
Overview

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.

  • Director: Peter Weir
  • Writer: Pamela Wallace
  • Stars: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Jan Rubeš

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5,335 KeyTalks for Witness

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Positive sentiments regarding the movie Witness implies that the movie is more thrilling, deeply in love, erotically charging, exciting and thrilling, deservedly won awards. Negative sentiments imply that the movie is saddest, super cheesy, chilling thrills, changing channels, most poignant

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Film Awards

13 wins25 nominations
out of 5,607 movie awards
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Film Editing

    Winner
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

    Winner
  • Academy Awards, USA

    Best Actor in a Leading Role

    Nominee

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Ratings

7.4
93%
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Witness FAQ

The director of Witness is Peter Weir.
The production budget of Witness was 12,000,000 USD.
On June 15, 2020, there were 5335 public reaction to Witness including extraordinary, with memorable moments, Oscar-worthy performance, falling in love, more thrilling.
The genre of Witness is Crime,Drama,Romance,Thriller.
On June 15, 2020, the IMDB rating of Witness is 7.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 93/100, Metacritic rating is 76/100, TMDB rating is 7/10.
The release date of Witness is February 08, 1985.
A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother..
The runtime of Witness is 113 minutes.
The casts of Witness are Harrison Ford starring as Det. Capt. John Book, Kelly McGillis starring as Rachel Lapp, Josef Sommer starring as Chief Paul Schaeffer, Lukas Haas starring as Samuel Lapp, Jan Rubeš starring as Eli Lapp, Alexander Godunov starring as Daniel Hochleitner.
The certification of Witness is R.
Witness won 1986 Academy Awards, USA, 1986 BAFTA Awards, 1986 American Cinema Editors, USA, 1986 Blue Ribbon Awards, 1986 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, 1986 Kinema Junpo Awards, 1986 Writers Guild of America, USA, 1985 Australian Cinematographers Society, 1985 Hochi Film Awards, 1985 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards and 1 others.