Witness for the Prosecution - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Witness for the Prosecution Reviews

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October 3, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
February 7, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 6, 2010
An exciting court room romp that engrosses the viewer with its high melodrama and dialogue driven scenes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2008
Wilder plays the suspense well, but this movie belongs to Laughton, who makes his every line resonate like music and thunder.
August 13, 2002
witty, great fun. Dietrich is top notch.
| Original Score: 4/5
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
October 15, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
January 4, 2004
Marlene Dietrich, Billy Wilder, Agatha Christie: What's not to like?
| Original Score: 5/5
March 19, 2007
Too much artificiality.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 1, 2010
A slew of terrific performances help to elevate Wilder's twist-ridden courtroom drama above your standard fare in the genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 82/100
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
...one of Christie's greatest works adapted into one of the screen's best films.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
June 15, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 21, 2003
It's got enough unpredictable twists of its own to satisfy even Judge Judy's appetite for justice.
Read More | Original Score: 83/100
October 17, 2014
Every time the story strays from Sir Wilfrid, the interest level goes down a notch. Fortunately for the viewer, it doesn't get away from him very long at any point.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 3, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
And the air in the courtroom fairly crackles with emotional electricity, until that staggering surprise in the last reel.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 29, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
June 19, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 15, 2007
His theatrical mise-en-scene -- his proscenium framing -- serves the material well, as does Charles Laughton's bombastic portrayal of the defense attorney.
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