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463 Ratings

Inherit the Wind

Directed by Stanley Kramer
United States, 1960
Drama, History, Romance


Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

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Inherit the Wind Directed by Stanley Kramer

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1960 | 3 wins including: Silver Bear for Best Actor

Academy Awards

1961 | 4 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

National Board of Review

1960 | Winner: Top Ten Films

BAFTA Awards

1961 | 3 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

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