MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,963 this week

I Accuse! (1958)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 250 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 2 critic

The famous "Dreyfus Case" where a Jewish captain in the French Army is falsely accused of treason. He is sentenced to imprisonment on Devil's Island. When the real traitor is found the ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Jose Ferrer)

Writers:

(book), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 55 titles
created 26 Apr 2011
 
a list of 276 titles
created 15 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 2788 titles
created 10 Jul 2013
 
a list of 1415 titles
created 07 Dec 2013
 
a list of 5825 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "I Accuse!" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: I Accuse! (1958)

I Accuse! (1958) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of I Accuse!.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Gumshoe (1971)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ginley (Albert Finney) is a nightclub bingo caller eager for a career change. On his thirty-first birthday, he advertises himself as a private eye in the newspaper. He dons a trench coat, ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw, Frank Finlay
Wonder Man (1945)
Comedy | Musical | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Stars: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In wartorn London Maurice Bendrix falls in love with neighbor Sarah Miles. They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah's husband's back. While war does not last forever, neither does love in... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk
Stars: Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson, John Mills
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

There is a fortune in gold on Apache land, and Archer, a dirty politician, intends to have it. Things reach the boiling point, but Young, a slick gambler, comes along and saves the day.

Directors: Stuart Gilmore, Edward Ludwig
Stars: Robert Young, Janis Carter, Jack Buetel
Bone (1972)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Cohen
Stars: Yaphet Kotto, Andrew Duggan, Joyce Van Patten
Hot Lead (1951)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Recently released from prison, nice guy Dave Collins finds himself unwillingly mixed up with his old outlaw acquaintances Turk Thorne and his gang as they try to use his telegraphy talents ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gilmore
Stars: Tim Holt, Joan Dixon, Ross Elliott
Target (1952)
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

To aid ranchers against a crooked land agent, Tim and Chito recruit a famed El Paso marshal...who turns out to be female.

Director: Stuart Gilmore
Stars: Tim Holt, Mary Jo Tarola, Walter Reed
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Boston judge bored with his life leaves his family and heads off for adventure. He gets a job as a short-order cook at a roadside diner and soon finds romance with the pretty owner. He ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Ingster
Stars: Alexander Knox, Ann Sothern, George Tobias
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Doctor John Abbott is a single parent who settles in the town of Westport, with his son Dick, trying to eke out a living for them. He also inherits, by way of his doorstep, an unwanted baby... See full summary »

Director: Garson Kanin
Stars: Anne Shirley, Edward Ellis, Lee Bowman
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Joe Zany has been bashful around girls since he was a baby, and has violent spells of hiccuping when he is kissed by one. His father, utilities magnate J.B. Zany, calls in the services of ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Stars: Joe Penner, Linda Hayes, Russ Brown
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A con man who stages phony "lucky legs" beauty contests and leaves town with the money is found with a surgical knife in his heart by Mason.

Director: Archie Mayo
Stars: Warren William, Genevieve Tobin, Patricia Ellis
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. Then Coffee Cup... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wallace
Stars: George Murphy, Lucille Ball, Edmond O'Brien
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Capt. Alfred Dreyfus (as Jose Ferrer)
Anton Walbrook ...
...
...
Emlyn Williams ...
Émile Zola
...
...
...
...
Felix Aylmer ...
Edgar Demange
Peter Illing ...
George Coulouris ...
Colonel Sandherr
Carl Jaffe ...
Col. von Schwarzkoppen
...
Bertillon
John Chandos ...
Edit

Storyline

The famous "Dreyfus Case" where a Jewish captain in the French Army is falsely accused of treason. He is sentenced to imprisonment on Devil's Island. When the real traitor is found the French Army tries to hide the truth. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 March 1958 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

O Julgamento do Capitão Dreyfus  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)|

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The first film of Charles Gray. See more »

Quotes

Émile Zola: This Esterhazy is one of the most glorious liars that ever drew breath. Why, the authority of it, the poise; the man's a genius!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
History speaks
15 August 2008 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Jose Ferrer acted in more than 100 movies and TV episodes. One of his sons, Miguel Ferrer, and a nephew, George Clooney, followed successfully his steps in the movie business. All this was not an accident. Jose Ferrer's Oscar winning performance in Cyrano De Bergerac in 1950 was followed 8 years later in I Accuse! Although not winning another Oscar, his portrayal of a French Jewish artillery captain, Alfred Dreyfus, falsely accused of treason in 1894, sentenced and sent to Devil's Island, makes one feel what the relative of actor Richard Dreyfus felt while publicly being degraded, his sword broken and what he had to live in the tropical God forgotten Atlantic island, 7 miles off the coast of French Guiana, where he was sent at the beginning of 1895. Many people stood for him, like French writer Emile Zola and one can check it in Paul Muni's The Life of Emile Zola, but there is NO DVD RELEASE OF "I ACCUSE"! So I Accuse the studio MGM or whoever has the rights now days, of negligence in not releasing this movie on DVD. I can write down a thousand titles list of crap movies released by MGM, worthless garbage, in the past 20 or so years, but they had to miss this one. Shame on whoever is in charge of selecting which movies to be released on DVD and which not. Who died and made him God in that department? Wake up MGM and deal with this. I bet anything that I'm not the only one that wants that movie released on DVD.


13 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Loved this movie! nielw
Surprised At... powersroc
Actors In This Movie Who Played The Same Role powersroc
Discuss I Accuse! (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?