1941 Certificate: u


Orson Welles's classic drama about the rise to power and fall from grace of a newspaper magnate. With Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead.


  • Orson Welles


  • Orson Welles

  • Everett Sloane

  • Agnes Moorehead

  • Joseph Cotten


Still in the top 25 of the public vote on the Internet, Orson Welles's majestically told story of a a newspaper mogul's rise and fall stands as a ground-breaking masterpiece. It contains so many examples of cinematic brilliance that it's a shock it won only one Oscar (for the screenplay).