Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story Poster

Release Date: 1989

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
As Austrian Jews living in the Ukraine at the beginning of World War II, Simon Wiesenthal (Ben Kingsley) and his family are captured by Nazis and sent to live in a series of prison camps, where Wiesenthal cheats death several times. When he is liberated from Mauthausen in 1945, Wiesenthal provides vital information to the Americans in the Nuremberg War Trials and dedicates his life to hunting down Nazi war criminals, even though doing so comes at a cost to his family.

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Renée Soutendijk, Craig T. Nelson

Director: Brian Gibson

Genres: Biography

Keywords: 1940s, Family, Gripping, Intense, Sacrifice, Pursuit


Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Winner Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or Dramatic Special