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Harper Lee (based on her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird")
Horton Foote (screenplay)
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Release Date:
16 March 1963 (USA) See more »
The most beloved and widely read Pulitzer Prize Winner now comes vividly alive on the screen! See more »
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Won 3 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 12 nominations See more »
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One of the most memorable and wonderful movies of the 20th century. See more (504 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Gregory Peck ... Atticus Finch
John Megna ... Dill Harris

Frank Overton ... Sheriff Heck Tate

Rosemary Murphy ... Maudie Atkinson

Ruth White ... Mrs. Dubose

Brock Peters ... Tom Robinson
Estelle Evans ... Calpurnia

Paul Fix ... Judge Taylor

Collin Wilcox Paxton ... Mayella Violet Ewell (as Collin Wilcox)

James Anderson ... Bob Ewell

Alice Ghostley ... Aunt Stephanie Crawford

Robert Duvall ... Boo Radley

William Windom ... Mr. Gilmer - Prosecutor

Crahan Denton ... Walter Cunningham Sr.

Richard Hale ... Nathan Radley

Mary Badham ... Scout

Phillip Alford ... Jem
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
R.L. Armstrong ... Man (uncredited)
Eddie Baker ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

Bobby Barber ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
John Barton ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Audrey Betz ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Danny Borzage ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
John Breen ... Juror (uncredited)
Jess Cavin ... Juror (uncredited)

Noble 'Kid' Chissell ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Clinton ... Townsman (uncredited)
Steve Condit ... Walter Cunningham Jr. (uncredited)
May Couch ... Ash (uncredited)
David Crawford ... David Robinson (uncredited)
Frank Ellis ... Juror (uncredited)
Jamie Forster ... Hiram Townsend - Courthouse Steps (uncredited)
Charles Fredericks ... Court Clerk (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Jester Hairston ... Spence Robinson - Tom's Father (uncredited)

Chuck Hamilton ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Kim Hamilton ... Helen Robinson - Tom's Wife (uncredited)
Kim Hector ... Cecil Jacobs (uncredited)

Michael Jeffers ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Dick Johnstone ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Chester Jones ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

Colin Kenny ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Townsman (uncredited)
Nancy Marshall ... Schoolteacher (uncredited)

Charles Morton ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

Paulene Myers ... Jesse - Dubose Servant Girl (uncredited)

William H. O'Brien ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Perry ... Juror (uncredited)

Joe Ploski ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Hugh Sanders ... Dr. Reynolds (uncredited)
Barry Seltzer ... Schoolboy (uncredited)
Mabel Smaney ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

George Sowards ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Ray Spiker ... Townsman (uncredited)

Kim Stanley ... Scout as an Adult - Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Jay Sullivan ... Court Reporter (uncredited)

Kelly Thordsen ... Burly Mob Member (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Juror (uncredited)
George Tracy ... Townsman (uncredited)
Danny Truppi ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

Sailor Vincent ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

Max Wagner ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Bill Walker ... Reverend Sykes (uncredited)
Joe Walls ... Bailiff (uncredited)

Dan White ... Mob Leader (uncredited)

Guy Wilkerson ... Jury Foreman (uncredited)
Chalky Williams ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Mulligan 
Writing credits
Harper Lee (based on her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird")

Horton Foote (screenplay)

Produced by
Alan J. Pakula .... producer
Harper Lee .... producer (uncredited)
Robert Mulligan .... producer (uncredited)
Gregory Peck .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Elmer Bernstein 
Cinematography by
Russell Harlan (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Aaron Stell (film editor)
Casting by
Boaty Boatwright (uncredited)
Art Direction by
Henry Bumstead 
Alexander Golitzen (uncredited)
Set Decoration by
Oliver Emert (set decorations)
Costume Design by
Rosemary Odell 
Makeup Department
Larry Germain .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup
Frank Prehoda .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Lavaughn Speer .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
Edward Muhl .... in charge of production
Ernest B. Wehmeyer .... production manager
Dick Gallegly .... assistant production manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph E. Kenney .... assistant director (as Joseph Kenny)
Terry Morse Jr. .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Charles R. Scott Jr. .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Gene Johnson .... illustrator (uncredited)
Fred Knoth .... set coordinator (uncredited)
Frank Nifong .... props (uncredited)
Julius Rosenkrantz .... props (uncredited)
Sound Department
Corson Jowett .... sound
Waldon O. Watson .... sound
Charlie Cohn .... sound (uncredited)
James Curtis .... sound (uncredited)
James V. Swartz .... sound (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Don Wolz .... special effects (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Andrew Bonello .... automated image processing (restored version) (uncredited)
Carole Cowley .... digital mastering restoration producer (uncredited)
Sophia Lo .... digital restoration: Cinesite (uncredited)
Monty Phillips .... digital artist (digital restoration) (uncredited)
Antonio Torres .... digital artist: digital restoration, Cinesite (restored version) (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
William Egan .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Léo L. Fuchs .... still photographer (uncredited)
Carl Gibson .... grip (uncredited)
Rollie Lane .... still photographer (uncredited)
Bill Neff .... gaffer (uncredited)
Frank Stanley .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Jack Whitman .... camera operator (uncredited)
Walter Woodworth .... grip (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Seth Banks .... wardrobe: men's
John Lucas .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
Viola Thompson .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Editorial Department
J. Terry Williams .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Ethmer Roten .... musician: flute (uncredited)
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Other crew
Stephen Frankfurt .... title designer: main titles
Isabel Halliburton .... assistant to producer
Meta Rebner .... script supervisor
Jerry Ansel .... titles assistant (uncredited)
Don Morgan .... unit publicist (uncredited)
Mark Shaw .... titles assistant (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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129 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Australia:A (original rating) | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:14A (Nova Scotia) (special edition) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Germany:12 (DVD rating) | Iceland:12 | Ireland:PG | Japan:G (2016) | Netherlands:6 | New Zealand:M | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (video rating) | USA:Not Rated | USA:Approved (PCA #20267) | USA:TV-PG (TV rating) | West Germany:12 (f)

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Film debut of William Windom.See more »
Continuity: In the long shot when we see Jem discover the spelling medal left in the old tree it's sitting in the lower right hand side of the knothole (at 0:50:11), but in the close-ups it's sitting in the middle of the opening (at 0:50:23).See more »
[last lines]
Older Scout:[narrating] I was to think of these days many times. Of Jem, and Dill, and Boo Radley, and Tom Robinson, and Atticus. He would be in Jem's room all night, and he would be there when Jem waked up in the morning.
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143 out of 189 people found the following review useful.
One of the most memorable and wonderful movies of the 20th century., 3 February 2001
Author: mmr820 from Houston, TX

"To Kill A Mockingbird" is truly a much loved and critically-acclaimed film. It is a perfect portrayal of childhood innocence, racial prejudice, moral tolerance and courage. No other words can describe this film except marvellous. The film is so wonderfully done that the audience actually feels as if they were in Alabama during the 1930s. This is a must see for anyone of any age.

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