Judgment at Nuremberg
Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

After the end of World War II, the world gradually became aware of the full extent of the war crimes perpetrated by the Third Reich. In 1948, a series of trials were held in Nuremberg, Germany, by an international tribunal, headed by… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 19, 1961
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Tracy delivers a performance of great intelligence and intuition.

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Dan Jardine

Most powerful for its subtle and shaded characterizations of both victim and victimizer.

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TV Guide

Absorbing from beginning to end.

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Chicago Reader

Watchable enough on its own terms, but insufferably glib next to something like Shoah.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Important fictionalized intense courtroom drama, which at times was engrossing.

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Emanuel Levy

A tpical Stanley Kramer's film: Serious (even pompous) and humanist, but essentially middlebrow, courtroom drama that while well-acted is too verbose and fearful of taking sides in the controversy over who's to blame for the Nazi atrocities.

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Time Out

There are no surprises in the direction, and Abby Mann's screenplay plays the expected tunes, but there's enough conviction on display to reward a patient spectator.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Abordando o complexo tema com honestidade, inteligência e humanidade, esta obra-prima repleta de atuações inesquecíveis é um atestado da capacidade do Cinema em servir não só como retrato de nossa História, mas como profunda reflexão sobre a mesma.

Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

A rare cinematic exploration of the messy, difficult aftermath of evaluating culpability, not only for the Nazi masterminds, but also for innumerable officials and functionaries…

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An always fascinating courtroom drama whose truly indisputable cinematic strength lies in many unforgettable performances from the entire cast and an extremely… More
Christian C
A bit overacted by Montgomery Clift, but stellar performances by Spencer Tracy and Maximilian Schell. Amazingly, even Marlene Dietrich was good. In any event,… More
Jim Hunter
Leaders of the Third Reich are put on trial at Nuremberg with a thoughtful American judge at the helm. The themes in the film are remarkably varied and explored… More
Reid Volk
Quite possibly the most riveting and masterfully filmed courtroom dramas I have ever seen. While I hear that Kramer went on to become a studio hack, he hit it… More
Alex roy
Judgement at Nuremberg is a classic film about the Nuremberg trials. Brilliantly acted and directed, the film chronicles one of the most important trials of the… More
Aj V
There are two reasons to watch this movie: the all-star cast and the educational/intelligent view of WWII. These reasons weren't good enough to get a… More