Highest-Rated Movies about 'Witness', Sort by Popularity

The Lodger (1927), Black Friday (2004), The Specialist (1999), The Grim Reaper (1962), Witness for the Prosecution (1957), Noise (2007), The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), Among the Living (2014) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Witness movies.

#1. The Lodger (1927)

Storyline: When a landlady (Marie Ault) and her husband (Arthur Chesney) take in a new lodger (Ivor Novello), they're overjoyed: He's quiet, humble and pays a month's rent in advance. But his mysterious and suspicious behavior soon has them wondering if he's the killer terrorizing local blond girls. Their daughter, Daisy (June), a cocky model, is far less concerned, her attraction obvious. Her police-detective boyfriend (Malcolm Keen), in a pique of jealousy, seeks to uncover the lodger's true identity.

Plot Keywords: lodger, landlady, husband, daughter, detective, witness, dark ...

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#3. The Specialist (1999)

Storyline: When Adolf Eichmann is brought to a tribunal and charged with crimes against humanity, he describes himself as a bureaucrat doing his job. Eichmann, an officer in Hitler's Schutzstaffel, is responsible for planning the transportation and murder of millions of people during the Holocaust. Eyal Sivan's documentary is a meditation on his unthinkable crimes. Using hours of footage from Eichmann's trial, including testimonies from survivors, Sivan paints a frightening picture of a war criminal.

Plot Keywords: nazi, prosecutor, witness, judge, israeli, officer, somber ...

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#4. The Grim Reaper (1962)

Storyline: Roman police detectives interrogate a series of potential perpetrators in their struggle to determine whom to arrest for the brutal murder of a beautiful prostitute whose body is discovered in a park on the day of a torrential rainstorm. One by one, the prime suspects -- girl-crazy teenager Nino (Giancarlo De Rosa), pickpocket Canticchia (Francesco Ruiu), a soldier on leave, a tourist and a pimp -- recount the events of the day to the police, each insisting he is innocent.

Plot Keywords: prostitute, pickpocket, detective, witness, soldier, teen boy, suspenseful ...

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#5. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Storyline: Britain, 1953. Upon his return to work following a heart attack, barrister takes on a murder case,. The case is defending American war vet Leonard Vole, a poor, out of work, struggling inventor who's accused of murdering his middle-aged lonely and wealthy acquaintance, Emily French. The evidence is circumstantial but points to Leonard as the murderer, butr the csse has constant revelations.

Plot Keywords: lawyer, wife, defendant, prosecutor, nurse, witness, gripping ...

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#7. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Storyline: Giovanna is taken to the Inquisition court. . After the accusation of blasphemy continues to pray in ecstasy . A friar thinks that Giovanna is a saint, but is taken away by the soldiers. Giovanna sees a cross in the shadow and feels comforted. She is not considered a daughter of God but a daughter of the devil and is sentenced to torture. Giovanna D 'Arco says that even if she dies she will not deny anything. The eyes are twisted by terror in front of the torture wheel and faint. Giovanna is taken to a bed where they are bleeding. Giovanna feels that she is about to die and asks to be buried in a consecrated area. Giovanna burns at the stake while devoted ladies cry.

Plot Keywords: judge, priest, witness, dark, fascinating, powerful, france ...

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#9. Parinda (1989)

Storyline: Brothers Kishan and Karan grow up on the streets of Bombay.Kishan joins hands with criminal Anna to give better education to Karan. Inspector Prakash friend of Karan knows about Anna's activities but doesn't have proof to arrest him he is killed in front of Karan.Prakash's sister Paro childhood love of Karan believes that he was responsible for her brothers death. Anna's former aide informs that Prakash was killed bye Anna and he is the boss of Kishan.Paro and Karan then revisit their love and Karan decides to testify against Anna and his men but is warned by Kishan as he might be attacked.—[email protected]

Plot Keywords: inspector, drug dealer, witness, brother, gangster, schoolteacher, suspenseful ...

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#10. Zanjeer (1973)

Storyline: A police officer (Amitabh Bachchan) after the brutal murder of his family seeks some answers from life. Where he was suspended from duty, because of false story portrayed against him by traitors, when he decides to track down the killer of his family years ago, with the help of a street-wise knife sharpening girl (Jaya Bhaduri), and a Pathan (Pran). He was able to make out one of them as underworld don Teja and promise himself that he would not rest in peace until he takes revenge.—[email protected][email protected]

Plot Keywords: police detective, witness, gang leader, gang member, police chief, orphan, melodramatic ...

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#11. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

Storyline: Ten years in the life of Abraham Lincoln, before he became known to his nation and the world. He moves from a Kentucky cabin to Springfield, Illinois, to begin his law practice. He defends two men accused of murder in a political brawl, suffers the death of his girlfriend Ann, courts his future wife Mary Todd, and agrees to go into politics.—Ed Stephan <[email protected]>

Plot Keywords: lawyer, love interest, friend, witness, inspiring, engaging, patriotic ...

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#12. Collateral (2004)

Storyline: This action thriller follows LA cabbie Max Durocher, the type of person who can wax poetic about other people's lives, which impresses U.S. Justice Department prosecutor Annie Farrell, one of his fares, so much that she gives him her telephone number at the end of her ride. Although a dedicated man as seen through the efficiency in which he does his work, he can't or won't translate that eloquence into a better life for himself. He deludes himself into believing that his now twelve year cabbie job is temporary and that someday he will own his own limousine service. He even lies to his hospitalized mother that he already owns one, with a further lie that he tells her as such primarily to make her happy, rather than the truth which is that he won't do anything to achieve that dream. One night, Max picks up a well dressed man named Vincent, who asks Max to be his only fare for the evening. For a flat fee of $600, plus an extra $100 if he gets to the airport on time - Vincent wants Max to...

Plot Keywords: assassin, cab driver, fbi agent, witness, intense, suspenseful, los angeles ...

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#13. Tiger Bay (1959)

Storyline: Gille Jenkins (Hayley Mills), a twelve-year-old tomboy and compulsive liar living in a sordid tenement with her single parent mother, witnesses the murder of an immigrant Polish woman living in an nearby apartment by her former boyfriend, Bronislaus Korchinsky. The young merchant marine becomes distraught when he discovers that she has become the mistress of a married British sports announcer and shoots her with her own gun. Gillie lies about the circumstances in order to keep the gun which she discovers where Korchinsky hid it. She ultimately bonds with him and misleads the police in their investigation.—[email protected]

Plot Keywords: young girl, murderer, detective, street urchin, sailor, witness, suspenseful ...

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#14. Sergeant Rutledge (1960)

Storyline: Lieutenant Tom Cantrell is sent to defend Sergeant Braxton Rutledge, a black cavalry soldier, on a charge of rape and murder. The story begins in a courtroom and it is told through flashbacks. This is a story of how a black soldier in the face of danger from the Indians can be so easily mistaken as a criminal.—Christopher D. Ryan <[email protected]>

Plot Keywords: defendant, prosecutor, judge, witness, wife, intense, uneasy ...

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#15. Shock Corridor (1963)

Storyline: Johnny Barrett, an ambitious journalist, is determined to win a Pulitzer Prize by solving a murder committed in a lunatic asylum and witnessed only by three inmates, from whom the police have been unable to extract the information. With the connivance of a psychiatrist, and the reluctant help of his girlfriend, he succeeds in having himself declared insane and sent to the asylum. There he slowly tracks down and interviews the witnesses - but things are stranger than they seem ...—David Levene <[email protected]>

Plot Keywords: reporter, inmate, psychiatrist, girlfriend, witness, thrilling, tense ...

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