Compulsion (1959)

Two close friends, arrogantly and without remorse, kidnap and murder a young boy. They are caught and put to trial where their larger-than-life defense lawyer blames the Establishment for their actions.

Directing:
  • Richard Fleischer

Writing:
  • Richard Murphy
  • Meyer Levin

Stars:
Release Date: 1959-04-01
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 103

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Dean Stockwell
Dean Stockwel...
Judd Steiner
E.G. Marshall
E.G. Marshall
District Attorney Harold Horn
Richard Anderson
Richard Ander...
Max Steiner
Wilton Graff
Wilton Graff
Mr. Steiner
Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Jonathan Wilk
Diane Varsi
Diane Varsi
Ruth Evans
Bradford Dillman
Bradford Dill...
Arthur A. Straus
Martin Milner
Martin Milner
Sid Brooks
Robert F. Simon
Robert F. Sim...
Police Lt. Johnson
Robert Burton
Robert Burton
Charles Straus
Louise Lorimer
Louise Lorime...
Mrs. Straus aka 'Mumsy'
Gavin MacLeod
Gavin MacLeod
Padua - Horn's Assistant
Edward Binns
Edward Binns
Tom Daly
Colin Kenny
Colin Kenny
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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