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Summary In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

Anatomy of a Murder
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
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95
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 37 User Ratings
8.2
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Summary In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

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Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
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Universal Acclaim Based on 15 Critic Reviews
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100% Positive
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0% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 37 User Ratings
8.2
92% Positive
34 Ratings
5% Mixed
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3% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 37 User Ratings
8.2
92% Positive
34 Ratings
5% Mixed
2 Ratings
3% Negative
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Production Company Otto Preminger Films
Release Date Jul 1, 1959
Duration 2 h 41 m
Rating Approved
Tagline Last year's No.1 best-seller ... This year's No.1 motion picture.
Academy Awards, USA
7 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
4 Nominations
Laurel Awards
• 3 Wins & 4 Nominations