The Verdict Poster

Release Date: 1982

DVD Release Date: June 4th, 2002

R|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
A boozing lawyer (Paul Newman) takes on a law-firm dean (James Mason), the Archdiocese of Boston and the system in general.

Cast: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, James Mason, Jack Warden, Milo O'Shea, Edward Binns, Julie Bovasso, Lindsay Crouse

Director: Sidney Lumet

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: 1980s, Judge, Underdog, Passionate


Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)