Columbia Pictures | Release Date: July 1, 1959 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 15 Critic Reviews
Positive:
15
Mixed:
0
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Director Otto Preminger excelled at intellectual thrillers and he's at his peak here. [07 Feb 2007, p.C12]
100
A truly superb courtroom drama. [02 Jan 2008, p.35]
100
This is the legal movie that lawyers most often praise for its realism, in terms of not only story but also tone and atmosphere. It's full of great scenes. [08 Apr 2012, p.P19]
90
Tampa Bay TimesStaff (Not Credited)
Never a dull moment, which, considering the film's length is saying something. [04 Jan 1987, p.6E]