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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 an Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller movie that was released in 1959 and has a run time of 2 hr 40 min. It has received outstanding reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.0 and a MetaScore of 95.

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| 1959 | 2 hr 40 min | 8.0/10 | 95/100
James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell
Otto Preminger
Produced By
Otto Preminger