Compulsion

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  • Approved
  • 1959
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 7.4  (6,007)

Close friends Artie Strauss and Judd Steiner (Bradford Dillman and Dean Stockwell) kill a boy on his way home from school in order to commit the "perfect crime". Strauss tries to cover it up, but they are caught when police find a key piece of evidence - Steiner's glasses, which he inadvertently leaves at the scene of the crime. Famed attorney Jonathan Wilk (based on Clarence Darrow and played by Orson Welles) takes their case, saving them from hanging by making an impassioned closing argument against capital punishment.

Compulsion
Description
Close friends Artie Strauss and Judd Steiner (Bradford Dillman and Dean Stockwell) kill a boy on his way home from school in order to commit the "perfect crime". Strauss tries to cover it up, but they are caught when police find a key piece of evidence - Steiner's glasses, which he inadvertently leaves at the scene of the crime. Famed attorney Jonathan Wilk (based on Clarence Darrow and played by Orson Welles) takes their case, saving them from hanging by making an impassioned closing argument against capital punishment.

Compulsion is a 1959 crime movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.4.

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  • Release Date
    1959
  • MPAA Rating
    Approved
  • Runtime
    1 hr 43 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (6,007)