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The Wrong Man
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7.5 IMDB rating
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Henry Fonda Henry Fonda
Manny Balestrero
Vera Miles Vera Miles
Rose Balestrero
Anthony Quayle Anthony Quayle
Frank D. O'Connor
Harold J. Stone Harold J. Stone
Det. Lt. Bowers
Charles Cooper Charles Cooper
Det. Matthews
John Heldabrand John Heldabrand
Tomasini
Esther Minciotti Esther Minciotti
Mama Balestrero
Doreen Lang Doreen Lang
Ann James


Written by
Maxwell Anderson Maxwell Anderson
(screen play) and
Angus MacPhail Angus MacPhail
(screen play)


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6 years, 2 months ago at May 21 18:40
Another excellent film, with Hitchcock even introducing it. Henry Fonda is superb in this true story about Manny Balestrero, an innocent family-man with debt problems, who is falsely arrested for robbery and assault. The absorbing story aside, Vera Miles is outstanding as Balestrero's wife - and the first scene that she appears to be unwell in is genuinely chilling - aided by Bernard Herrmann's sc... read more

A very good movie

4 years, 11 months ago at Aug 29 9:23
Honestly, I had never heard of this movie before but since I’m a huge fan of Alfred Hitchcock’s work, I was really eager to check it out. Eventually, even though it is not indeed one of his most famous features, I still thought it was actually pretty awesome. To be honest, it used in fact a rather standard gimmick used by Hitchcock, the story about an ordinary man stuck into a devilish plot bu... read more
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The true story of Manny Balestrero (Henry Fonda), a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. In classic Hitchcock form, Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose (Vera Miles), who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal.
Release date: 26 January 1957
UPC: 085393186623
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