Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder

"No search of human emotions has ever probed so deeply, so truthfully as… Anatomy of a Murder."
  • NR
  • 1959
  • 2 hr 40 min
  • 8.0  (59,734)
  • 95

Anatomy of a Murder is a 1959 courtroom drama directed by Otto Preminger. Jimmy Stewart is featured in the leading role as a Michigan attorney hired to defend an American GI named Manion (Ben Gazzara) in a murder case. A very seductive Lee Remick plays the GI’s wife Laura. The story is based on an actual 1952 murder case. Stewart defends Manion by claiming temporary insanity caused by the rape of his wife. The specific statute refers to irresistible impulse. Lee Remick is flirtatious and hard to read. She even makes Jimmy Stewart’s character feel uncomfortable.

Anatomy of a Murder
Anatomy Of A Murder (Trailer 1)
Anatomy Of A Murder (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 4 min 19 sec

Anatomy Of A Murder
Anatomy Of A Murder

Trailer - 1 min 33 sec

Description
Anatomy of a Murder is a 1959 courtroom drama directed by Otto Preminger. Jimmy Stewart is featured in the leading role as a Michigan attorney hired to defend an American GI named Manion (Ben Gazzara) in a murder case. A very seductive Lee Remick plays the GI’s wife Laura. The story is based on an actual 1952 murder case. Stewart defends Manion by claiming temporary insanity caused by the rape of his wife. The specific statute refers to irresistible impulse. Lee Remick is flirtatious and hard to read. She even makes Jimmy Stewart’s character feel uncomfortable.

Anatomy of a Murder is a 1959 crime movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 40 minutes. It has received outstanding reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.0 and a MetaScore of 95.

Where to Watch Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Sling, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Anatomy of a Murder for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1959
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    2 hr 40 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (59,734)
  • Metascore
    95