Compulsion

(1959)

Overview

Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their actions.

  1. Meyer Levin

    Novel

  2. Richard Murphy

    Screenplay

  3. Richard Fleischer

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Orson Welles

    Orson Welles

    Jonathan Wilk

  2. Diane Varsi

    Diane Varsi

    Ruth Evans

  3. Dean Stockwell

    Dean Stockwell

    Judd Steiner

  4. Bradford Dillman

    Bradford Dillman

    Arthur A. Straus

  5. E.G. Marshall

    E.G. Marshall

    District Attorney Harold Horn

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Status Released

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  • April 1, 1959
    Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

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100

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