John Mills tops the cast as a dying priest who has been summoned to Rome for one last assignment. A dead wartime partisan is being considered for Sainthood. Mills is instructed to investigate the partisan's growing cult following and learn if the man is truly worthy of canonization.

  1. Morris L. West

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Guy Green


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Mills

    John Mills

    Monsignor Blaise Meredith

  2. St├ęphane Audran

    St├ęphane Audran

    Anne, Contessa di Sanctis

  3. Jason Miller

    Jason Miller

    Dr. Aldo Meyer

  4. Paola Pitagora

    Paola Pitagora

    Nina Sanduzzi

  5. Leigh Lawson

    Leigh Lawson

    James Black aka Giacomo Nerone

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The Devil's Advocate
The Devil's Advocate


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Original Title Des Teufels Advokat

Status Released

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  • October 26, 1977


    Children 12 or older admitted, children between 6 and 11 only when accompanied by parent or a legal guardian.

Original Language German

Runtime 1h 49m

Budget -

Revenue -



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