To Kill a Mockingbird Poster

Release Date: December 25th, 1962

DVD Release Date: April 29th, 1998

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
Scout Finch (Mary Badham), 6,and her older brother, Jem (Phillip Alford), live in sleepy Maycomb, Ala., spending much of their time with their friend Dill (John Megna) and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley (Robert Duvall). When Atticus (Gregory Peck), their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson (Brock Peters) against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

Cast: Gregory Peck, Mary Badham, Phillip Alford, John Megna, Brock Peters, Robert Duvall, Rosemary Murphy, Paul Fix

Director: Robert Mulligan

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Brentwood Productions, Universal International Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Emotional, Family, Growing up, Small town, Moving, 1930s, Heartwarming


Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1963)
Winner Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Winner Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Writing (Screenplay - Based on Material From Another Medium)
Nominated Music (Music Score - Substantially Original)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Winner Promoting International Understanding
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Picture