The Wrong Man

The Wrong Man (1956)


  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1956-12-22
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 504 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 45min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock
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In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber.

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  • Henry Fonda

    as Manny Balestrero
  • Vera Miles

    as Rose Balestrero
  • Anthony Quayle

    as Frank D. O'Connor
  • Harold J. Stone

    as Detective Lt. Bowers
  • Charles Cooper

    as Detective Matthews
  • John Heldabrand

    as Tomasini
  • Esther Minciotti

    as Mama Balestrero
  • Doreen Lang

    as Ann James
  • Laurinda Barrett

    as Constance Willis
  • Norma Connolly

    as Betty Todd
  • Nehemiah Persoff

    as Gene Conforti
  • Lola D'Annunzio

    as Olga Conforti
  • Kippy Campbell

    as Robert Balestrero
  • Robert Essen

    as Gregory Balestrero
  • Richard Robbins

    as Daniel
  • Dayton Lummis

    as Judge Groat
  • Peggy Webber

    as Miss Dennerly
  • Alfred Hitchcock

    as Prologue Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
  • Charles Aidman

    as Jail Medical Attendant (uncredited)
  • Mary Boylan

    as Curious Deli Customer (uncredited)
  • Bonnie Franklin

    as Young Girl (uncredited)
  • Bernard Herrmann

    as Stork Club Piano Player (uncredited)
  • Werner Klemperer

    as Dr. Bannay (uncredited)
  • Patricia Morrow

    as Young Girl (uncredited)
  • Harry Dean Stanton

    as Department of Corrections Employee (uncredited)
  • Tuesday Weld

    as Giggly Girl (uncredited)
  • Maurice Wells

    as Department of Corrections Employee (uncredited)
  • Henry Beckman

    as Prisoner at Arraignment Hearing (uncredited)
  • Paul Bryar

    as Interrogation Officer (uncredited)
  • David Kelly

    as Policeman (uncredited)
  • Donald May

    as Arresting Patrolman (uncredited)
  • Frances Reid

    as Mrs. O'Connor (voice) (uncredited)
  • Penny Santon

    as Spanish Woman (uncredited)
  • Clarence Straight

    as Policeman (uncredited)
  • Emerson Treacy

    as Mr. Wendon - Insurance Manager (uncredited)
  • John Vivyan

    as Det. Holman (uncredited)
  • Ray Bennett

    as Policeman (uncredited)
Sound Bernard Herrmann Original Music Composer
Directing Alfred Hitchcock Director
Production Alfred Hitchcock Producer
Production Herbert Coleman Associate Producer
Camera Robert Burks Director of Photography
Editing George Tomasini Editor
Costume & Make-Up Gordon Bau Makeup Supervisor
Sound Earl Crain Sr. Sound
Art Paul Sylbert Art Direction
Directing Daniel McCauley Assistant Director
Writing Maxwell Anderson Screenplay
Writing Maxwell Anderson Story
Writing Angus MacPhail Screenplay
Art William L. Kuehl Set Decoration
Crew Frank D. O'Connor Technical Advisor
Crew George Groves Technical Advisor