Overview

In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe, but also from the widow of a Nazi general, an idealistic U.S. Army captain and reluctant witness Irene Wallner.

  1. Stanley Kramer

    Director

  2. Montgomery Clift

    Screenplay

  3. Abby Mann

    Screenplay

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 19, 1961
    PG
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 3h 6m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $10,000,000.00

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