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1,808 Ratings

Anatomy of a Murder

Directed by Otto Preminger
United States, 1959
Crime, Drama


This gripping, envelope-pushing courtroom potboiler, the most popular film from Hollywood provocateur Otto Preminger, was groundbreaking for the frankness of its discussion of sex—more than anything else, it is a striking depiction of the power of words.

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Anatomy of a Murder Directed by Otto Preminger

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1959 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

Berlin International Film Festival


Academy Awards

1960 | 7 nominations including: Best Picture

Locarno International Film Festival


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