Judgement at Nuremberg

Judgement at Nuremberg

Judgement at Nuremberg

Stanley Kramer's Oscar-winning historical drama set in 1948, where a German-based American court tries four Nazi judges for war crimes. Stars Spency Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Marlene Dietrich and Montgomery Clift.

"American judge Dan Haywood (Spencer Tracy) presides over the trial of four German jurists accused of 'legalizing' Nazi atrocities. But as graphic accounts of sterilization and murder unfold in the courtroom, mounting political pressure for leniency forces Haywood to make the most harrowing and difficult decision of his career." (Official Synopsis)

Winning of Best Actor (Maximilian Schell) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Abby Mann) Oscars, 1962 Academy Awards.
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Judgement at Nuremberg / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Tracy delivers a performance of great intelligence and intuition.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The major weakness, perhaps, of the whole thing is that it is inevitably compressive and sometimes glib. The strength and wonder of it is that it manages to say so much that still needs to be said.

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