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Compulsion (1959) Movie Information

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Biography, Crime





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Richard Fleischer


Orson Welles
Diane Varsi
Dean Stockwell
Bradford Dillman
E.G. Marshall
Richard Anderson





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This film is based on the trial of Leopold and Loeb in the 1920s. They were the two well to do young men, who murdered a boy just to experience murder. -- MaceeRae

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Allison 07/04/2009 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

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Another film that was ahead of its time, because of the attempted rape sequence. It sort of shook me up. But it was a court-room drama much like Anatomy of a Murder, and I've had enough of that kind of thing lately. It was also too much and not handled in the most tasteful way.

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