Sidney Lumet's riveting courtroom drama earned five Oscar® nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor for Paul Newman's towering performance as a down-and-out alcoholic attorney who stumbles onto one last chance to redeem himself. When attorney Frank Calvin (Newman) is given an open-and-shut medical malpractice case that no one thinks he can win, he courageously decides to refuse a settlement from the hospital. Instead he takes the case, and the entire legal system, to court. Written by famed playwright David Mamet.

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4.3 out of 5
102 Ratings

102 Ratings

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Critics Consensus: Paul Newman is at the peak of his powers as an attorney who never lived up to his potential in The Verdict, supported by David Mamet's crackling script and Sidney Lumet's confident direction.

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Studio
20th Century Fox
Genre
Drama
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Copyright

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

Spanish (Subtitles)

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CC
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