Judgment at Nuremberg Poster

Release Date: June 6th, 2004

DVD Release Date: September 7th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
In 1947, four German judges who served on the bench during the Nazi regime face a military tribunal to answer charges of crimes against humanity. Chief Justice Haywood (Spencer Tracy) hears evidence and testimony not only from lead defendant Ernst Janning (Burt Lancaster) and his defense attorney Hans Rolfe (Maximilian Schell), but also from the widow of a Nazi general (Marlene Dietrich), an idealistic U.S. Army captain (William Shatner) and reluctant witness Irene Wallner (Judy Garland).

Cast: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich, Maximilian Schell, Judy Garland, Montgomery Clift, William Shatner

Director: Stanley Kramer

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Roxlom Films Inc.

Keywords: 1940s, Quest, Dark, Judge


Nominated Promoting International Understanding
Nominated Costume Design (Black-and-White)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Winner Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Best Motion Picture
Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1961)
Nominated Directing